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10 Plants That Create the Perfect Microclimate at Home

Many people aren’t aware of the incredible abilities of ordinary household plants to improve the microclimate in their homes. Plants help create a …

The Best Fishing Knots and How to Tie Them

There are hundreds of fishing knots suitable for the different types of fishing, from bass to saltwater to fly fishing. While each has a unique …

Dream Gun: Over/Under or Side-by-Side?

Another Christmas has come and gone without my finding a bar-in-wood MacNaughton under the tree. That’s okay, because compared to many in the world, …

11 Most Beautiful & Oldest Bonsai Trees In The World

Have you ever cultivated a Bonsai tree? Bonsai trees are simply awesome home-landscapers. They look marvelous, they fit in every corner of your …

A beginner's guide to growing bonsai

The immediate appeal of bonsai is that it is nature perfected in miniature. Each tree tells a story that seems as old as time – with its gnarled …

Gardening

The dichotomy of humble, flamboyant Oklahoma star quarterback Baker Mayfield

You may be surprised by the side you don't normally see from this Heisman Trophy contender<p>AUSTIN, Texas -- I-35 runs from the United States-Mexico …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Doctors Swear By To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

Let's face it: You probably have a little excess belly fat you'd like to get rid of. But for those of you who can't stand the gym, don't fret. Turns …

Antiinflammatory

The Best Snowboards of 2018

Seven boards that put fun first.<p>Salomon Sick Stick ($650)<p>Snowboarders just wanna have fun. Thankfully, designers are putting a premium on pleasure for 2018, focusing more on playful, enjoyable models that pop like tarts and slash like surfboards. Of the more than 100 planks we tested at Crested …

First National Wildlife Refuge: Florida’s Indian River Was Ground Zero of America’s Bloody Conservation History

My son, his grandpa, and I cast live shrimp into the Indian River, hoping a snook or sea trout might take the bait under the florid, Florida …

Theodore Roosevelt

Top 10 Self-Defense Handgun Loads

After years of testing hundreds of defensive handgun loads, it became clear the only reliable way to classify their performance was to divide them …

Gunfight Friday: Pocket Pistols

The “Baby Browning” in .25 ACP was designed in 1927 by Dieudonné Saive based on John Browning’s work. The tiny six-shot pistol was easy to conceal. …

Top 10 Lever-Action Guns of All Time

What’s more American than a lever action rifle? Apple pie?<p>Nope. That dates back to 1381 in England. But, it does taste better than an oily …

Gun News of the Week: What's New in Concealed Carry

TOP STORY<p><b>Gun Owners Applaud Demise of Ryan/Trump ’Obamacare 2.0’</b><p>House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-Wisconsin) American Healthcare Act (H.R.1628) is a …

Gun Control

10 Cheat Meals You Can Feel Good About

When it comes to cheat meals, you can still enjoy some of your favorite comfort meals without trashing your fitness or weight loss goals. Cutting the …

Nutrition

Low-Carb Banana Bread Recipe

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 171<p>Fat 13g<p>Carbs 11g<p>Protein 6g<p>Total Time <b>60 min</b><br>Prep <b>10 min</b>, Cook <b>50 min</b><br>Servings <b>12 (1 slice each)</b><p>There are lots …

Easy and Warm Farmstand Chili Tacos

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 262<p>Fat 8g<p>Carbs 41g<p>Protein 9g<p>Total Time <b>60 min</b><br>Prep <b>30 min</b>, Cook <b>30 min</b><br>Servings <b>6 (2 tacos each)</b><p>These chili …

Micol di Segni Shots, submissions and a knock out

EFC Fighter and model Micol di Segni. Photo: Courtesy SuicideGirls.com<p>JOHANNESBURG - Mixed Martial Arts has always attracted a diverse array of …

Martial Arts

How (and When) to Prune Trees

I wanted to touch base about pruning trees at this time of year, because as soon as the holidays are over, many of you do exactly that. And if you …

Ask the Expert: Bonsai Basics with Eric Schrader

Tiny, tortured bonsai trees that look wise beyond their years fascinate me. What separates them from their shopping mall cousins–shelves of identical …

Gardening

Gardening 101: How to Sprout a Seed

Launch a stealth attack on winter by sprouting seeds indoors (to get a start on your edible garden). It’s simpler than you may think.<p>Photography by …

Gardening

DIY: Hanging Garden Shelves for a Small Space

Do not be scared off by the power tools. Designer Ben Uyeda’s hanging garden shelves are actually easy to make (well, at least according to the …

10 Essential Bottles of Rum

Experience the original drink of the colonies<p>Paul Yellin is tired of hearing that rum is the new bourbon. “Rum was here long before bourbon,” says the owner of the new <b>Cane Rhum Bar</b> in Charleston, South Carolina. “It was the original drink of the colonies, and that included the United States.” In …

DIY: No-Fuss Bonsai for Beginners

While there is no such thing as an effortless bonsai, we are making progress.<p>The rules have changed since bonsai revolutionary Kenji Koyahashi …

Gardening

Just-Crazy-Enough-to-Work Buildings We Love

Architecture

How To Grow An Endless Supply Of Lemons Indoors

bodymindsoulspirit | June 11, 2016 | 0 Comments<p>Growing a lemon trees from seed is surprisingly easy. Generally, lemon trees flourish outdoors …

Gardening

DIY: How to Care for Aloe Vera, the Plant of Immortality

Growing up in a beach town, I saw my fair share of sunburns. (We were a bit more lax about sunscreen in those days). Luckily my stepmother always had …

Aloe

How To Grow An Avocado Tree

Avocados are highly nutritious and flavored, whether we’re talking about salad or guacamole they signal a healthy diet. Try growing an avocado tree …

Gardening

70+ Homestead Hacks

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about homestead/farmer folk…<p>…it’s that you guys are a ingenious bunch <i>(especially when it involves baling twine or</i> …

12 Tiny Tabletop Terrariums You Can DIY

Easy-to-DIY tabletop terrariums.<p>Requiring very little work, these self-sufficient planters make a beautiful addition to any tabletop, counter, or …