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17 ways to have a first-class garden (and not die trying)

How many of us want lovely things but aren't in a place to be able to commit a lot of time or energy to acquiring them? That's how we feel about …

Landscaping

17 Tips for Faster, Healthier, and Easier Weeknight Dinners

Our staffers share their best tricks for a week's worth of quick, easy, and healthy dinners.<p>Putting together a week's worth of healthy, fast meals requires a fair amount of planning ahead. Otherwise, a typical weeknight dinner scenario might unfold like this:<p><b>3 p.m.</b> Decide on a way-too-complicated …

Cooking

Marijuana Could Be the Answer to Curing Alzheimer's Disease, Study Shows

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The statistics associated with Alzheimer's disease are downright depressing.<p>The disease, which typically affects the elderly and is characterized by a progressive decline in cognitive function, currently afflicts 5.4 million Americans, and the Alzheimer's Association …

Pie Crust Recipe

The secret to baking the perfect pie lies in the crust. Here’s one reliable pie crust recipe from the baking experts at King Arthur Flour.<p>For the …

6 reasons the US stock market is doomed

At the same time, companies including Starbucks, McDonald's, Ford, Burberry, and Gap are reporting disappointing sales. That means trouble in shopping paradise.<p>Target just reported a Q2 drop of 1.1% in same-store sales. It expects a "challenging environment in the back half of the year."<p>There are …

Stock Markets

Chevy's answer to Tesla is a quiet revolution

Whether the Bolt represents a revolution or simply the next stage of evolution, it's worth considering how far things have come.<p>About six years ago, I test-drove General Motors' first, much-ballyhooed effort to electrify vehicles. That was the Chevrolet Volt, a basic GM sedan with a big battery. …

Electric Vehicles

Spaceflight Startup Wants to Launch Rockets Out of the Ocean

In the constant search for low-cost spaceflight, Norwegian startup Ripple Aerospace has come up with a unique solution: How about we just get rid of, …

Space Exploration

As solar installations multiply, U.S. utility companies fight back

'It’s politics at work to help a few keep their money,' says solar owner cut out of Nevada net metering plan<p>Below the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las …

Incredible US military all-terrain vehicle can transform into a PLANE

It sounds like the sort of invention only the likes of James Bond or Batman could dream of.<p>But this incredible new machine has just been approved by …

This Is the Ultimate Morning Routine to Help Your Body Detox

Having a successful day requires so much more than just waking up on the right side of the bed. The few first hours of your day set the tone for …

How This Bill Nye-Endorsed Startup Plans to Upend the Solar Industry

Rayton Solar creates its solar panels in a completely new way.<p>Solar energy might very well be the way of the future--but it still has a ways to go. Less than one percent of all U.S. energy consumption comes from solar, a number that's remained low largely because consumers are scared off by the …

Solar Power

Want clean air? NASA says these are the best house plants for filtering out chemicals

In today’s modern world it can feel really hard to have a safe space where the air is clean and healthy. Especially if you live in a city it is …