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11 Pest-Control Plants You Need in Your Yard

Not everyone is comfortable spraying or sprinkling pest repellents in their yard. If you’re in this camp, try these plants to keep bugs out of your …

Mechanics are Putting Electric Tesla Motors in Audis and Mazdas

Watch a formerly gas guzzling Audi S5 run whisper-quiet with a Tesla motor and battery.<p>You don’t have to own a Tesla to drive a Tesla—or, at least, a car that runs like one.<p>Elon Musk’s electric car company is notoriously grumpy about Tesla owners working on their own cars, but that hasn’t stopped …

Homemade Starter Solution for Plant Cuttings

Use willow water to promote root development.<p>Step 1<p>Harvest two cups of willow branches and remove all leaves. Willow wood of any species contains IBA.<p>…

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DIY Li-ion battery building kit opens door for homemade ebikes, powerwalls and even EVs

For DIY enthusiasts in the green energy community, homemade lithium-ion battery packs have long been a holy grail. For everything from home solar energy storage to garage-built electric bicycles, go-karts and full-size EVs, lithium-ion batteries were once one of the most limiting factors for …

Open soil science: technology is helping us discover the mysteries under our feet

Have you ever taken the time to stop and consider the dirt under your feet? Leonardo da Vinci said: “We know more about the movement of celestial …

Why Your Compost May Seem Like a Mess

By now, many of us have clicked on that composting is a huge green plus for our list of good global deeds and environmental righteousness. Not only …

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7 Ways to Repel Ticks Naturally

How to Repel Ticks Naturally<p>Updated July 09, 2018<p>Keep your family and pets tick-free without the use of chemical-laden commercial repellents. Here's …

8 Plants That Repel Bugs and Mosquitoes

Grow these in your garden or plant them in a pot to keep the bugs away.<p><i>Originally appeared on Real Simple</i>

Crops to Grow for Your Compost Pile

Some organic gardening methods, including biodynamic and bio-intensive gardening, encourage the gardener to grow crops specifically for the compost …

Poll Recap: Horse Manure Management Strategies

The average 1,000-pound horse produces nine tons of manure each year. That’s 18,000 pounds! Add used bedding on top of that and you’ve got yourself a …

Healdsburg I / Feldman Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Comprised of perpendicular bars atop a hill overlooking the village of Healdsburg, this home offers both …

Six Steps to Mushroom Farming

Preface<p>The second edition of <i>Six Steps to Mushroom Farming</i> recognizes that much progress in mushroom farming has taken place over the last 25 years …

Plant These Edibles Once and Eat Them Forever

Perennial Foods<p>Edible Perennials That Will Bear Year After Year<p>Updated June 07, 2018<p>Want to enjoy home-grown food year after year without having to …

Your office has a microbiome, and it might make you sick

I worked for a number of years, like many people, in an office building with windows that did not open. For the first time in my life, a slight soreness tingled in my throat almost every day. Each time a denizen of that floor got a cold, it decimated at least a third of the floor’s employees. For …

21 incredible facts about Elon Musk's Gigafactory

By the end of 2017, the company aims to begin production of its more affordable Model 3. And by 2020 it plans to ramp up production to build as many as one million vehicles per year, an ambitious goal considering the company expects to produce about 80,000 to 90,000 vehicles in 2016.<p>For any of this …

Extreme Heat for an Extreme Year

Top 15 Energy Efficient Homes and Eco-Friendly Home Design Elements - Green DIY Home Design Ideas Illustrated!

Most people don’t think about energy efficiency, Eco-friendliness, or environmental considerations when buying or designing and building the house of …

Has Cardboard Architecture’s Moment Finally Arrived?

This home doesn’t need a foundation. It’s vastly lighter than a normal house. It costs just $28,000. Oh, and it’s made out of paper.<p>Houses built out of cardboard don’t exactly scream luxury. The concept seems suited to playhouses at best, and homeless shelter at worst. But inspired by a crate of …

Why Formula E is Very Important for the Future of All-Electric Cars

Formula E is a brand new racing that founded in 2012. In the racing, only all-electric cars can drive. For now, there are nine teams in the race, …

The Electric Bike: Your Next Family Vehicle

By Paul Willerton. We live in an incredible age. With the convergence of the bicycle, electric power and technology, suddenly human beings have the …

Modern Home Extension Blending Familiarity and Functionality

What used to be a double fronted Victorian terrace house in Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, recently became an inspiration to us all, as you will see …

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently

Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren’t sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people are pretty lousy when it comes to understanding why they succeed or fail. The intuitive answer — …

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Man eats sugar-heavy diet for 60 days, receives shocking diagnosis

Following in the footsteps of Morgan Spurlock, who ate only McDonald’s food for one month in the film <i>Super Size Me</i>, an Australian man has undergone a sugar-heavy diet for 60 days to explore the ingredient’s impact on his health.<p>In the upcoming <i>That Sugar Film</i>, Damon Gameau, a filmmaker and TV actor, …

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Harman Cancels Out Road Noise, Without Headphones

Automakers used to make their rides quieter with padding, special bushings, and thicker glass. But now that fuel-efficiency standards are forcing …

2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter: High-Tech Safety and Luxury, for Van Buyers

<i>Photo: Mercedes-Benz</i><p>Most Americans don’t think of Mercedes-Benz as a producer of commercial vans, even with the U.S. introduction of the Sprinter nameplate 13 years ago. Of course that was under the “Freightliner” brand, a division of Daimler AG that began as an American truck in the 1930s before …