Andy Shah

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How to Grow a Cut Flower Garden

We highlight our favorite gardening tips from florist-farmer Erin Benzakein's new book<p>Have you ever seen one of those mesmerizing photos of the kaleidoscopic tulip fields in Holland? Well, Floret Farm in Washington is the stateside equivalent. Depending on the time of year, you'll encounter …

After You Cut Down Your Bradford Pear, Plant This

The snarl of a chainsaw never sounds sweeter than when slicing through the trunk of a nasty Bradford pear. As you know, Grumpy has railed against the …

3 Kid-Friendly DIYs for your Snow Day Craft Arsenal

When I was a youngster, snow days were filled with wet snowsuits and layers of socks. The digital age has changed this to some degree. Now, some kids …

Crafting

Rising need for nursery, indoor and vertical farming

A plant-moving robot from Billerica-based Harvest Automation. Source: harvestai/YouTubeTo meet rising food demands from a growing global population, …

Growing Olive Trees in Containers

Growing Olive Trees in Containers<p>Updated on April 6, 2016<p>Humans have been enjoying the company of Olive Trees for thousands of years! Originating in …

Plants

US Farmers Have Been Caught Feeding Red Skittles to Their Cattle

Because it’s cheaper than corn.<p>Late last week, hundreds of thousands of Skittles were found covering the Dodge County Highway in Wisconsin, having …

Sitting further away from your boss makes you a better worker, study suggests

Physical distance determines how the bad behaviour of managers spreads to employees, research shows<p>Sitting next to your boss may have a negative impact on the quality of your work, a study suggests.<p>Researchers in the Netherlands have found that physical distance is a key factor in determining the …

Psychology

Small Amidst Sprawl

Rising out of the Texas bayou, Houston is both a sprawling metropolis and the largest city in the United States without zoning regulations. This cause-and-effect relationship has, over time, resulted in a hodgepodge of land use and a multitude of architectural styles that give the city its most …

Small, Green, and Mighty: Hurricane-Proof Prefab

A new prefab company represents the future of low-impact affordable housing.<p>When it comes to building sustainably, it requires more than slapping a solar array on a house. Cubicco—a Dutch prefab company that opened an office and a manufacturing facility in Miami, Florida, in August 2013—takes a …

Mask House by WOJR

Mask House is a minimal residence that will be located in Ithaca, New York, designed by WOJR.<p>WOJR is an organization of designers based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The architects consider architecture to be a form of cultural production. Their work extends across the globe and engages the realms …

Scientists brewing up plan to make beer on the Moon

It may not seem the most urgent question currently facing space science, but a team of researchers has nevertheless launched a plan to find out whether beer can be successfully brewed on the Moon.<p>Scientists from the University of California are designing a fermentation vessel the size of a fizzy …

Saatchi gallery to explore selfies as art form

Barack Obama selfies to feature alongside self-portraits by Tracey Emin and Vincent van Gogh in exhibition on self-expression<p>An exhibition at Saatchi gallery plans to explore the importance of selfies as an art form.<p>Opening in March, it will showcase a selection of well-known pieces as well as …

Mobile Photography

On Landscape Photography

Sapa, 2017Dear friend,I want to write you a letter and some personal reflections about photographing landscapes— particularly, how to shoot …

Prediction: These Will Be THE Home Trends to Watch in 2017

While some interior designers like Nate Berkus famously steer clear of trends when decorating, we still love to report on trends like we would …

UK weather: Freezing fog causes rush hour travel chaos and flight delays

Dense fog is threatening to cause travel disruption across southern England, with air thousands of air passengers facing possible delays.<p>The Met …