Christa Perry

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5 Houseplants You Can’t Kill

Bring the outdoors indoors to reduce stress, boost your mood, and improve productivity.<p><i>"My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them." —Mitch Hedberg</i><p>Let’s face it: keeping houseplants alive (real or, in Mitch Hedberg's case, fake) isn’t always easy. After your second or third plant …

Plants

How 1.7 Billion Stars Were Mapped With Dazzling 3-D Precision

The ESA's Gaia satellite is helping astronomers understand the origins of our galaxy, one star at a time.<p>More than a billion twinkling stars, drifting lazily across the sky as both Earth and our home galaxy revolve, have been mapped in 3-D by the European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite. On …

Universe

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Stranger Things

The Complete Winter Olympics Schedule for 2018: When to Watch Every Sport

The 2018 Winter Olympics began Friday, Feb. 9 in PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, and the schedule of events is packed from the opening ceremony until …

16 Practical Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Write A Book

If you want to write, you've got to read.

Creative Writing

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates writers by …

Installing an Instant Hot Water Recirculating System

A hot water recirculating pump can be used to provide instant hot water to showers and faucets when it is needed most, without wasting water down a …

How To Install a Drip Irrigation System

A drip irrigation system does not just save water (and the money you pay for that water), it also saves time. No more getting up early to sprinkle …

The Secret to Happiness? Simplify.

For centuries, people leaned into the popular (and false) belief that possession—material wealth and stature—was synonymous with happiness. But now minimalism is on the rise, and for good reason: it works. With the popular Netflix film <i>Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things</i> and the massive …

Minimalism

150+ Educational Websites For Lifelong Learners

This list keeps being updated with more online educational resources:<p>Take a look at EVERLEARNERS.COM<p>If you are anything like me, you have discovered …

AWESOME Tips For Growing Herbs In Winter!

Looking for ways to grow herbs in winter? Here are the great tips for how to grow herbs in winter and enjoy fresh herbs all year long!<p>All most …

Gardening

Paperwhites, moth orchids and poinsettias: the houseplants of Christmas

Moth orchid<p>You’ll not find it mentioned in carols or pictured on cards, but phalaenopsis orchids fly off the shelves in supermarkets, big box DIY shops and chic florists alike in December. This obsession is not new, nor is it limited to Christmas: we have been coveting orchids since the first plant …

Plants

Gardening 101: Bacopa

Bacopa, <i>Sutera cordata:</i> “The Misnomer”<p>When you’re shopping at the nursery, do you ever wonder how all those gorgeous plants get their names? Me …

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

Hiking

HBO's 'Westworld' Filming Locations You Can Visit

We're a Game of Thrones–obsessed office, but while we wait impatiently for the next season, HBO's Westworld is sating our need for rough-and-tumble TV. Set in a futuristic park made to look like the wild west (and tended by android "hosts"), the show has caught our eye with its sweeping panoramas …

National Parks

Free Europe Bus Travel (Yes Free!) with Hello Bus!

Posted By Jon Nickel-D'Andrea on Oct 23, 2016 | 5 comments<p>European bus company Hello (Hellö) is running one heck of a sale, and if you haven’t heard …

10 Must-Visit Tourist Attractions Around the World

As a traveler, few things are more annoying than filling your bucket list with destinations that look divine on your Instagram feed, only to arrive …

Travel

Around the World in 10 Books

Send your imagination to distant lands with our fall reading list.<p>We believe every season is book season, so we found 10 new picks for you to cozy up with this fall. Whether you’re an armchair traveler looking for a quick getaway or a restless adventurer who’s already at the airport, these stories …

Travel

Greyfield Gardens: A Chef’s Dream on a Remote Georgia Island

The same qualities that turned Cumberland Island into an ideal secret wedding site for John F. Kennedy Jr. and Carolyn Bessette in 1996 make it a …

Gardening

Kayaking Croatia’s Kornati islands

Kayaking is one of the only ways to get to Kornat, off Zadar. There are speedboats and superyachts around too, but travelling under his own steam, Kevin Rushby gives them the slip Read more of Kevin’s Croatian adventures<p>Vid is sitting in his winter living room among the large model boats he has …

Living Rooms

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

Best national parks for spectacular sights but modest crowds

We’d never throw shade at Yosemite or Grand Canyon. But they are, well, kind of popular —Yosemite got 4 million visitors last year, Grand Canyon 5.5 million.<p>Want to strike out on your own? These five national parks will amaze you with their scenic grandeur and surprise you with their lack of crowds.

How to travel with a Wi-Fi-only iPad

Get five travel tips to make the iPad the perfect travel companion.<p>Whether traveling for work or pleasure, the iPad is a perfect travel companion. It's lighter and runs longer than a laptop and springs to life instantly. Plus, its screen is large enough to get work done or enjoy TV shows or movies …

Apps

tip Travel magazine Croatia 014 (English edition) 02-04/2016

tip Travel magazine Croatia 014 (English edition) 02-04/2016<p>Follow<p>tip Travel magazine Croatia 014 (English edition) 02-04/2016<p>Kvarner islands: Rab, …

Bloglovin' — The Edit

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don't know what they're talking about. Don't trust them.<p>Actually, don't trust …