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How to Train Cannabis Plants

Training cannabis plants will better your chances of producing high yields of potent flowers than if you were to let your marijuana grow naturally. …

5 Proven Ways to Be More Productive

Want to know how to be productive? Create goals, make a plan and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work.<p>It’s like …

See How an Oregon Couple Renovated Their 1966 Airstream

Immediately after buying a vintage Airstream that they planned to renovate, Anna Jacobs and Damian Schmitt feared they bit off way more than they could chew.<p>Nothing about owning the 1966 Overlander would be easy—starting with moving it to Schmitt's home in Bend, Oregon, after buying it on the …

The Only 4 Money Rules You Need to Follow to Become Rich

They're simple, but they can change your financial future.<p>Managing your finances can sometimes seem like a full-time job, with lots of decisions to …

Restoring and Seasoning Rusty Cast Iron - Homesteading and Livestock

There are a few tools that every cook should have in their kitchen - a great seat of knives, a heavy-duty stand mixer, a food processor, stainless …

How to Grow Pineapples in Pots

Step A:<p>Cut off the crown, leaving several inches of fruit<p>Step B:<p>Leave several inches of fruit.<p>Step C:<p>Soak the crown in water for a day or two to …

New ‘accordion’ procedure could help people lose 40 pounds without surgery

Ladies Who Hoop: Meet the group training the next generation of female athletes — and leaders<p>03:54<p>KLG and Hoda learn how to be happy on and off social media<p>05:04<p>‘This is total freedom’: Sisters on the Fly detail their outdoor adventures<p>03:36<p>Meet the 13 fearless women of the Caramel Curves …

How to Build a Chicken Coop

Experts warn of increases in tick-borne Powassan virus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Summer is nearly here, and it's bringing fears of a rare tick-borne disease called Powassan. This potentially life-threatening virus is carried and transmitted by three types of ticks, including the deer tick that transmits Lyme disease.<p>Over the past decade, 75 cases have been reported in …

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6 policies Congress hid in the new spending bill

More immigrants, medical pot, and a new “golden” crab.<p>When Congress passes a spending bill, it's never just about the money: Massive omnibus legislation like the deal agreed to late Sunday are a vehicle for all kinds of changes to American policy. The headlines about the 1,665-page bill surround …

6 Easy Ways to Become a People Person

How do you gain people skills?<p><b>Simple. By genuinely loving people.</b><p>Empathy, care, sensitivity in speaking, acting will naturally follow?<p>Except that it …

Here’s How to Camp for Free in the United States

When I was 19 and an idiot, I set out on a harebrained road trip from Seattle to California with no real plan other than eventually, maybe, to come …

How Smart People Handle Difficult People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negativity they spread, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they …

Top 10 novels on rural America

From Marilynne Robinson to William Faulkner, these great stories are told from the margins of US life, but they carry profound resonance<p>I was in my early 20s when I first read Housekeepingby Marilynne Robinson. It was a summer day on my family’s mountain acreage in rural northern Idaho. I wandered …

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Paperless people: “I put my life on the line for this country. My mom shouldn’t have to worry about being arrested”

<b>FILE--In this Sept. 28, 2010, file photo, immigration detainees sit in their cells at the Theo Lacy Facility in Orange, Calif. The Department of Homeland Security's Inspector General on Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2017, reported health risks and safety concerns at the Theo Lacy Facility. (AP Photo/Jae C.</b> …

Some parts of 'Obamacare' are working fairly well

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republican leaders say drastic action is needed because the Obama-era health care overhaul is a …

Here's the Full List of Donald Trump's Executive Orders

White House<p>Since Donald Trump took office early this year he has signed a long and ever-growing list of executive orders, hoping to fulfill a number of his campaign promises.<p>In his first three weeks alone, Trump signed a burst of orders to undo many of President Barack Obama's policies. Later in …

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Pot for pets: Owners treating sick animals with cannabis

Michael Fasman's 12-year-old dog, Hudson, limps from pain caused by arthritis and an amputated toe, but Fasman doesn't want to give her painkillers because "they just knock her out."<p>So the San Francisco resident has turned to an alternative medicine that many humans use to treat their own pain and …

The Statue of Liberty went dark overnight and the timing was just ‘too perfect’

By Samantha Schmidt and<p>Samantha Schmidt<p>Reporter covering gender and family issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Lindsey Bever<p>Lindsey Bever<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>For more than an hour Tuesday night, a cloak of darkness covered Lady Liberty. Some of the lights …

News

In a global ranking of ‘best countries,’ the United States drops to No. 7

By Adam Taylor<p>Adam Taylor<p>Foreign reporter who writes about a variety of subjects<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A new ranking of the world's “best countries” is out — and the results don’t look good for America.<p>Switzerland takes top nation honors, according to the second annual “Best Countries” ranking from U.S. …

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Have you thought about cow-sharing?

If you're a fan of humanely raised, sustainable beef, you may want to become a 'steakholder.'<p>Cow sharing, or cowpooling, isn't anything new. Buying a …

How to save a life – first-aid advice you’ll actually remember

A British Heart Foundation report suggests that our reluctance to intervene is killing people who are in cardiac arrest. Here are some simple, memorable steps you can take to help<p>What would you do if you saw someone collapse, clutching his chest? Spring into action, or trust that somebody else …

DIY Projects Using Cinder Blocks

Cinder blocks are actually CMUs (an acronym for concrete masonry unit) i.e. large, rectangular bricks which are used in construction, but have a lot …

Congress just made it easier to sell off federal land, including national parks

In a single line of changes to the rules for the House of Representatives, Republicans have overwritten the value of federal lands, easing the path to disposing of federal property even if doing so loses money for the government and provides no demonstrable compensation to American citizens.<p>At …

How to Building a Container House

As more and more people think about establishing a bug-out retreat, one of the most popular building styles that has emerged is building a container …