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No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

By Rachel Cernansky – planetgreen.discovery.com<p>Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into …

Ninebot One E+ Self-Balancing Scooter

We’ll spare the references to Sharper Image aluminum frames of yesteryear; the One E+<p>We’ll spare the references to Sharper Image aluminum frames of yesteryear; the One E+ Self-Balancing Scooter uses “scooter” as a mere reference term. Developed by Chinese tech company Ninebot, the One E+ has more …

Scooters

Here Active Listening System

Developed by the same team of engineers and designers behind the DUBS Acoustic Filters, the revolutionary Here Active Listening is a new device that …

Hoverboard

Hoverboard has us all psyched! Remember «Back to the Future» those hover boards that floated in the air? Well they seem to have inspired the creators …

Amazon Book Review

You might have noticed our new address: amazonbookreview.com. When we launched this modest blog with an immodest name in 2007, "omnivoracious" …

The Simple Technique To Fit A 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours

This incredibly simple time-management system changed my workday.<p>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.<p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor . . . I loved telling people how “busy” I was and how much I “had to …

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

It's 4 times better than standard solar setups and it looks freakin' cool: Meet the Solar Sunflower.

What if we could turn different types of solar power into one mega sun-fueled energy source?<p>That's exactly what Gianluca Ambrosetti, the head of …

Clean Energy

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

Bodyweight Workout For Your Morning Routine | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse.</i><p>Have you ever intended to work out in the afternoon or evening but didn’t get a chance to and …

How You Know She Is the One | The Art of Manliness

When we wrote 14 Ways to Affair Proof Your Marriage, several people rightly pointed out that the best way to obtain a happy and faithful marriage is …

A Beginner's Guide to Poker | The Art of Manliness

In 2002, Chris Moneymaker (yes, that’s his real name) was an accountant and amateur poker player in Tennessee. He played online quite a bit, and …

6 Exercises to Stop Slouching | The Art of Manliness

Earlier this year when I made a video about how to plan your week, several viewers commented on the terrible Quasimodo-like hunched back I displayed. …

How to Get Started Woodburning | The Art of Manliness

Pyrography — derived from the Greek <i>pur</i> (fire) and <i>graphos</i> (writing) — has been around since fire itself. While there isn’t hard evidence, it’s quite …

Embracing Adventure Close to Home | The Art of Manliness

Image from Alastair Humphreys<p>“[Adventure] is a state of mind, a spirit of trying something new and leaving your comfort zone. Adventure is about …

How to Fillet a Fish: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Few summer pastimes are as satisfying as fishing — it’s a great activity to do with your kids, makes for an excellent microadventure, and harkens to …

How to Tie 7 Basic Knots | The Art of Manliness

For centuries, knotsmanship has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s an essential skill whether a man desires to hit the high seas or …

3D Printing With Sand Using The Power Of The Sun

“So what are you doing this weekend, Markus?”<p>“Oh, you know. Heading out to the desert and harnessing the <i>power of the sun</i> to make a 3D printer that can print objects <i>out of sand</i>. You?”<p>“… catching up on Breaking Bad.”<p>You know the kid in your old neighborhood that spent his spare time frying ants with …

Ukeg Pressurized Growler

In recent years, the growler has seen a rise in popularity thanks to its ability to allow you to bring fresh draft beer home. But it won't stay fresh …

NitroBrew

The introduction of nitrogen into a draft beer system is easily one of the best things to happen to beer. Taking something somewhat ordinary and …

Ricoh WG-M1 Action Camera

in Cameras, Tech on<p>0 Shares<p>If you want to share videos and photos of your active outdoor lifestyle, the options available are usually bulky and …

Ricoh

Feast Your Eyes On The World's First Real-Life Hoverboard

Hendo Hoverboard<p>Posted in Tech<p>Is this is it? Could there finally be an actual working hoverboard? It appears the answer to that question is …

The Ultimate Body-Weight Workout

Order Your Body Is Your Barbell Today! <b></b><p><b>DIRECTIONS</b><br>Alternate between Workouts A and B three times a week with a day of rest between them. Do the first four body-weight exercises in each workout as a circuit and the last two back-to-back as a superset; see the directions before each group of exercises. …

How to Build a New Habit: This is Your Strategy Guide for Changing Habits

According to researchers at Duke University, habits account for about 40 percent of our behaviors on any given day. 1<p>Understanding how to build new …

Will Power

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

The Speed Shred Workout from DeltaFit | Men's Health

Brady’s secret weapon: a no-excuses approach. “As an attorney, the only opportunity I had to work out was at 5:30 in the morning. So I weighed the options: an increasing waistline or early morning exertion,” says Brady. “I trained six days a week, and missed zero workouts in 82 days.” That mindset …

How To Make Your Air Last While Scuba Diving

Your dive ends when your bottom time runs out — at least theoretically. For many divers, though, the dive ends when one or more divers run low on …

10 rapid-fire fat-burning workouts

Spring is the perfect time to start transitioning your workouts, weaning off your muscle-building regimen in favor of cutting fat and unsheathing …

Fitness