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DIY Lavender Scented “No More Stinky Poo-Poo” Spray

Know when you’ve gotta go and you just ‘know’ it’s gonna be bad? Maybe it was too many chicken tacos the night before. Or that milk that tasted just …

Hair Care

Raised Garden Beds: The Good, The Great, and The Awesome Benefits of Them

<i>Photo by Getty Images/mtreasure</i><p>Row gardening is what we think of when we imagine large farms; acres of land with endless rows of soil mounds. It’s an …

Gardening

Svart, a gorgeous hotel by Snøhetta will meet the world's toughest energy standard

<b>PassiveHouse is for wimps; The Powerhouse standard is crazy tough. And these Norwegians do it in the dark.</b><p>The Norwegian Powerhouse energy standard is …

Sustainability

How To Grow Cucamelons – The Coolest And Tastiest Fruit You Will Grow All Year!

The cucamelon is a native plant to Central American and Mexico. Today, you may hear cucamelons referred to as Mexican sour gherkin, mouse melon, or …

Gardening

Madagascar has a hi-tech waterless toilet that charges your phone

Traditional flush toilets aren’t an option in many parts of the world, but neither is leaving people with unsafe and unhygenic choices. Now, one company is piloting a new loo that’s waterless, off-grid and able to charge your phone. Lina Zeldovich travels to Madagascar to witness the start of a …

Environmental Health

I'm planting most of my garden in Earthboxes this year

I'm a huge fan of the Earthbox. My best crops of tomatoes, strawberries, peppers, and corn have all been from these wonderful self-watering …

Gardening

The Beginner’s Guide to the Japanese Art of Furoshiki

Who needs a crummy plastic bag when you can carry just about anything with an attractive piece of cloth? Enter the art of Furoshiki, or the …

Japanese Art

My DIY Solar Power Setup – Free Energy for Life

It is pretty well known at this point that Mr. Money Mustache is enamored with solar power. Besides the obvious Sci-Fi coolness of it (Electricity, …

Solar Power

5 Essential Vegetarian Slow Cooker Soups Everyone Should Know

The slow cooker is the workhorse of my kitchen, and it is used so often that it holds a permanent place on the kitchen counter. Although this humble …

Cooking

The 20 best Amazon Alexa skills and tips

Many of us have welcomed our first smart assistant into the home, with Amazon's Echo smart home hub bringing the Alexa voice assistant into households across the country.<p>Alexa is the Amazon voice assistant. Launched in 2014, it provides a way to ask questions, play music, get news bulletins or …

Smart Homes

Our Soup Diet Melts Off 24 Pounds in a Week

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps folks lose nine,15, even 24 pounds in a single week. And that’s not even the best part. …

Nutrition

A Century-Old Dairy Ditches Cows For High-Tech Plant Milk

As the story goes, Henry Schwartz's grandfather bought a herd of cows in Manhattan in the early 1900s and walked them across the Williamsburg Bridge all the way to the family farm in Elmurst, a neighborhood in Queens. By 1919, Schwartz's father, Max, and uncle, Arthur, were bottling milk under the …

Nutrition

Rosemary: A Field Guide to Planting, Care, and Design on Gardenista

Garden Design 101<p>Field Guide: Rosemary<p>by Amanda Gutterman<p>Plants & Seeds<p>5 Favorites: The Perfect Rosemary<p>by Janet Hall<p>10 Garden Ideas to Steal from …

Plants

The plank is the one exercise most commonly done wrong, according to a personal trainer — but this subtle change could make it twice as effective in half the time

The plank — holding yourself on your hands and toes as if you're about to do a pushup — is one of the most effective body-weight exercises for strengthening the core, not to mention a great way to sculpt abs. It's so good for the body there are now workouts based around that movement, including the …

Bodyweight Exercise

A Bodyweight Core Workout That Hits Way More Than Your Midsection

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

The AA battery that never dies: Forever Battery uses Wi-Fi-like signals to stay fully charged

This AA battery will never run out of power<p>Charging with cables. On any given day I can put my phone on to charge multiple times, often with a …

Home biogas: turning food waste into renewable energy

Last night I cooked my family a delicious pasta dinner using biogas energy. This morning we all had eggs cooked on biogas. I’m not sure what’s for …

Sustainability

In Face Of Looming Threats, US Solar Industry Rolls Out The Big Guns

<b>Published on</b> January 4th, 2018 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>0<p>January 4th, 2018 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>The US Solar Energy Industries Association is facing down a pair of …

10 apps to help you produce your next album on your phone

Forget bedroom producer. You can be a waiting-in-line-at-the-airport producer.<p>In the music industry of even 10 years ago, it was rare to produce an entire album outside of the studio. The launch of GarageBand 6 in 2010 changed that, ushering in a new type of musician: the bedroom producer. Home …

Music Production

34 tools that let you make the most of your MacOS

A few months ago, Ask Product Hunt launched, a community-powered product search engine. The idea was simple: Ask your product discovery questions on Product Hunt, and the community chimes in with their recommendations.<p>To date, more than 2,300 questions have been submitted, with one of the most …

Operating Systems

9 SIGNS OF A HEALTHY MAN!

Are there any easy to spot signs that indicate that you are a healthy guy? Of course regular medical check-ups by a qualified doctor are essential – …

Make DIY cold brew coffee—without fancy equipment

The method and chemistry behind your favorite caffeine source.<p>If you want to buy cold brew coffee, known for tasting smoother and naturally sweeter than its hot cousin, you’ll have to deal with its inflated price tag. Luckily, it’s quite easy to make your own cold brew, despite what Big Coffee …

Blue Freedom Portable Hydroelectric Power Plant

Take an eco-friendly approach to your travels with the Blue Freedom Portable Hydroelectric Power Plant. Although it’s small, this compact device can …

Crowd Funding

How To Grow An Unlimited Amount Of Tomatoes Using JUST 4 SLICES And Some Dirt!

Tomatoes are probably the most favorite ingredients and most commonly used in a salad. However, their use doesn’t stop there. From decoration of the …

11 Toxic Houseplants That Are Dangerous For Your Children And Your Pets!

Houseplants are the perfect decoration for your home and most of them create a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. Everybody needs greenery in their …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

These secret codes will unlock Netflix's hidden categories - and there are LOADS of them

Netflix has a lot of content to choose from - it's just finding it all that's the problem .<p>Thankfully, Netflix engineers add category codes to create …

Minimalist Photography Of Buildings In England

Every day, Simone Hutsch AKA Simi publishes a new picture on her Instagram account after exploring the city by bike. Her signature: a minimalist …

Printable 2018 Monthly Calendar and Planner | Scrapbooking Adviser

Looking for a free printable 2018 monthly calendar and planner?I just found this gorgeous set of planners and thought it would make a nice gift for …

Restore old print photos with free software

Get your pictures perfect.<p>When you want to revisit an old digital photo, you can simply scroll through your past social media posts or open your favorite storage app. But what about those physical prints from your film camera days—are they still filling up old albums and boxes in the basement? If …