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12 Outdoor DIY Projects To Start Building Now

Warmer weather is here, so there's no time to waste. Get started on these spring DIY projects and enjoy them all summer long.<p>Spring is the perfect time to prepare your home for the hot summer months and start all of those DIY projects you put off during the winter. Some of our favorite spring …

Mark Lynas once vandalized GMO crop trials. Now he's pro-GMO food. He explains why

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are a contentious issue, and Mark Lynas has been on both sides of the debate. In the '90s he was an early …

Agriculture

Instead of Throwing Away Your Greens, Make Them into "Meatballs"

<i>We're serious about keeping farmers market produce on the menu all year long. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Kitchen shows us how to store, prep, and make the most of it, without wasting a scrap.</i><p><i>Today: Hold onto your carrot tops! And onion tops! And turnip tops! And beet greens, too. You can turn</i> …

Grilled vegetables are the best vegetables. Toss in olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and whatever fresh herbs you can chop: thyme, basil, sage, parsley, marjoram, chervil, rosemary. Grill over high till tender. Top with sea salt and more lemon juice. Inhale.

Hacking

How Rebecca Ferguson Got Her Body 'Mission Impossible'-Ready

The film's star on her diet, exercise, and what it's like to train alongside Tom Cruise.<p>Getting your body action-film ready is actually a non-stop thing—or so Rebecca Ferguson, who plays <i>Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation's</i> leading lady Ilsa, will tell you. As the 31-year-old Swedish actress, whose …

Top 10 States for Bankruptcy in the United States | Inc.com

Before the idea of bankruptcy came into common practice more than 500 years ago, people who could not repay their debts were usually forced into slavery or thrown into debtors' prison. Somewhere along the line, society realized that it was probably better to give people the opportunity to …

Top 10

In bid for Syngenta, Monsanto woos U.S. farmer support | Reuters

(Reuters) - As Monsanto Co struggles to convince rival Syngenta AG to discuss a potential merger, the seed and agrochemical giant is also wooing U.S. farmers, aiming to ease concerns about the proposed tie-up that could prompt regulatory challenges.<p>Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta's logo is seen …

Agriculture

9 Great Slow Cooker Jams, Preserves, and Condiments

The crockpot just might be the perfect cooking appliance for ketchups, jams, fruit butters, and other cooked-down things. These are all things best …

Food

9 Summer Pies So Easy, You’ll Never Have an Excuse to Not Serve Dessert Again

Two things are true about summer. One, heat and humidity are not the friends of a lot of fussing with rolling pins and blasting ovens. And two, the …

Food

Netflix, new leaders of the documentary pack

With films like What Happened, Miss Simone?, the streaming site is treating non-fiction in the same way it treats everything else<p>In recent months, two new London cinemas have marked their openings with declarations of love for documentary film-making. The glitzy Picturehouse Central offers docs at …

Non-fiction

The real reason your eyes go red after swimming isn't chlorine, but urine

Think your red eyes at the pool are caused by chlorine? Think again<p>Bloodshot eyes after swimming is not as a result of chlorine but in fact caused by urine contained in the pool, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed.<p>Contaminants in the pool, including urine and sweat, bind to …

Care for some lab-grown bacon with your synthetic eggs?

Helen Sessions/Alamy<p>A synthetic egg product is about to go on sale at Tesco. It will be Britain’s first taste of high-tech food, a multimillion dollar business that is sweeping the US and encompasses everything from lab-grown meat to total food replacements.<p><i>by Nisha Lilia Diu, Saturday 27 June …

Agriculture

Here’s what happens when you open 100 tabs in Chrome for Android

Google employs a lot of engineers. Most software engineers know that when you have a box which can contain a variable amount of content – say, an input field or the title section of a blog post like the one above – that you need to make a decision as to what happens when more content than can …

Self-assembling gauss gun idea would heal patients from the inside

A research team from the University of Houston and Boston Children's Hospital debuted a novel new approach to internal medicine: using a swarm of tiny, noninvasive robots as a gauss gun to shoot medicine or clot-busting needles directly at the afflicted tissue. Much like rail guns, gauss guns rely …

Spring Organizing Tips

Spring-cleaning means not only giving everything a good wipe-down but decluttering your space to welcome the warmer seasons ahead. Follow these tips and you'll breathe a sigh of spring relief.<p>For storing everyday garden and home tools, wood lattice is even handier than a basic trellis. Choose a …

DIY Book Safe Box

Introduction: DIY Book Safe Box<p>We always try to keep our stuff protected from thieves. There are many safes in the market but almost all of them are …

Crafting

Different Solutions

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6 Inexpensive Remodeling Ideas for Your Home

<i>Contribution by</i> <i>Andrea Davis</i><i>,</i> <i>HomeAdvisor</i><p>Remodeling can cost thousands of dollars, which can take homeowners months or years to save.<p>– Photo courtesy …

Home Improvement

5 Easy DIY Weekend Projects Under $300

Most of the cost of these DIY weekend projects is in the materials. The labor — that’s you — is free. All you need now are the hours.<p>But, hey, you’ve …

Home Improvement

20+ DIY Things To Sew For The Car

Do you practically live in your car? Are you constantly driving kids to and from school and after school activities? Then you you’ll love this round …

Tutorials

Build a Quality Backyard Lounge Chair for $40

Outdoor wood furniture can be really expensive. If you want to save a bit of cash, you can build your own modern-styled lounge chair for around $40 …

Woodworking

5 DIY Bike Hacks to Avoid Buying More Tools

There are a lot of highly specialized tools used for working on bikes. The shops have them, and they’re slick, but you use them rarely enough that you don’t want them sucking on your wallet or filling up your shop.<p>A little creativity and bike know-how can help you design or build these bike hacks …

This map shows which beach is across the ocean from you

HAVE YOU EVER SAT ON THE BEACH, stared at the ocean, and wondered where on Earth you’d end up if you could swim real straight for a very long time?<p>I …

New York City

5 things no one tells you about quitting your job to travel the world, from someone who's done it

And last November, that's exactly what I did: After years of disciplined saving, I quit my job as an editor at a respected magazine in New York, bid adieu to my bargain apartment, sold my furniture, dropped off my beloved Chihuahuas at Chez Parents, packed our bags, and set off with the boyfriend …

Time I

If You Like Bloody Marys, Drink This

<i>We’re strong proponents of having a good home bar. Welcome to Cocktail Hour, where we’ll show you the best ways to put your liquor cabinet to use. This cocktail is brought to you by thebar.com.</i><p>Today: <i>How to enjoy a shot of tequila gracefully.</i><p>The answer to a classier shot and chaser combo is …

Reverse engineering longevity by studying what 100-year-olds eat

National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner went around the world in search of communities where people live the longest. "The goal of the project was …

Sweet Potatoes

11 Slow Cooker Recipes for Father’s Day

Red meat and booze are okay for some dads, others feel better celebrating Father’s Day with foods they won’t feel bad about chowing down on. This …

Food

Say Hello to Cold Brew Tonic, the Fizzy Coffee Drink Keeping Us Cool

What's cooler than being cool? Ice-cold coffee with a whole lot of tonic water suddenly popping up all over the U.S., that's what.<p>What's cooler than being cool? <b>Ice-cold coffee with a whole lot of tonic water</b> suddenly popping up all over the U.S., that's what. <b>Cold brew tonic</b> is composed of espresso …

Coffee

'Female Viagra' to boost women's libido one step closer

A pill to help women's sex drive could be one step closer after a US panel recommended it be approved<p>The development of a pill to boost women's libido is one step closer after an American panel recommended the approval of the female equivalent of Viagra.<p>A panel of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) …