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20 great UK walks with pubs, chosen by nature writers

1 Grassington, Yorkshire dales<p><b>Length: 11miles<br>Time: 5</b>½ <b>hours<br>Start/finish: Grassington National Park Centre (Google</b><b>map</b><b>/OS Explorer OL2)<br>Grade: Moderate<br>Refuel: Craven Arms, Appletreewick</b><p>Anyone who grows up in or around the Yorkshire dales ends up carrying it with them. There’s something about the …

Scotland

19 simple garden ideas with spectacular results

We gathered 19 ideas to help you improve your garden, for big spaces or small, it doesn't matter, as you will see, you can great ideas that will suit …

Landscaping

7 Brain Hacks That Will Make You a Faster Learner

To stay ahead in life, you need to be a constant learner. These hacks will help you pull it off.<p>Our world is evolving quicker than ever.<p>To stay competitive in business and ahead of the game, it's increasingly important to continually learn new skills and information. That's why mega-moguls like …

Tips for Using the Cornell Note-Taking Method

How you take notes during class will determine how you perform on your final exam. While there are many ways to take notes, such as general …

10 Ways to Make Yourself Happier in 30 Seconds or Less

Feeling down? Got the blahs? This post provides 10 easy ways to feel happier in 30 seconds or less—and every technique is based on the best research …

10 essential Gmail tips for whizzy email on your phone

By David Nield<p>Google's email service is now over a decade old and millions of us rely on it as a hub for all our communications - whether on desktop, …

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress and Boost Performance

There's no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

19 Impossibly Cool Crafts For Kids That Adults Will Want To Try

They might blow your mind, too.

Eco-Friendly Botanical Wall Art Brings the Self-Sustaining Beauty of Nature Indoors

Designer Erin Kinsey is something of a moss boss. Her handcrafted botanical artwork transforms one's living space by bringing the beauty of the outdoors, inside. Combining a dual passion for design and nature, she has established a company named Artisan Moss which offers one-of-a-kind plant wall …

How To Make Natural Garden Pesticides - Quiet Corner

Natural Garden Pesticides<p>Garden pests are one of the few things that can make the otherwise enjoyable task of gardening frustrating. Whether it’s …

18 Quick Photoshop Tips for Beginners

Photoshop is a vast program, packed with all kinds of sophisticated tools and functions to keep the professional photography world turning. Whatever …

Tutorials

If you haven’t read My Family and Other Animals, do so – preferably with a child

Growing up in America, my only association with the Durrell family involved Lawrence and a beautiful set of <i>The Alexandria Quartet</i> on my parents’ bookshelves. In the 1960s, when my family moved in moderately intellectual Boston circles, I spent a bookish childhood nosing into novels I couldn’t …

Books

The best iPad apps for presentations

If you need to put together a presentation and want it to look polished and professional there’s no reason to struggle over the process. The …

First to-scale Solar System model built in seven miles of desert

The universe, as Douglas Adams so memorably explained, is big. <i>Really</i> big.<p>But so are the things inside it -- even objects like the Solar System, which …

27 Breakfast Sandwiches That Cure a Hangover With Less Grease

Sometimes the best breakfast is one you can eat on the go. As much as we try to sit down for meals, we're often too rushed in the a.m. hours, …

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25 Best Foods to Eat for Muscle Definition

If you want to look fit and toned, your kitchen game has to be as strong as your game in the gym.<p>Pumping iron is important for muscle growth, but so …

Tiny 'Lunar IceCube' Spacecraft Could Help NASA Build A Moon Mine

No relation to the rapper<p>NASA can afford to set up a permanent, manned station on the moon, according to a recent study. By working with private companies and turning water into rocket fuel, say the study authors, colonizing the moon would practically pay for itself. Such a base would cost 90 …

Watch the Lexus Hoverboard take flight

Gallery: Watch the Lexus Hoverboard take flight<p>Gallery: Watch the Lexus Hoverboard take flight<p>+ 9<p>+ 8<p>+ 7<p>The Lexus Hoverboard has finally been revealed …

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

If you’ve asked yourself how to become a happier person, this is already a very good sign. Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. …

Creating a Seamless Flow Between Home and Garden

Today’s post is dedicated to the seamless blend of <b>home and garden</b> areas! There’s nothing like a home that celebrates the beauty of greenery both …

Landscaping

10 Of The Most Functional Foods Which Inhibit Cancerous Tumors

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

This Box Shows Tomorrow’s Weather On Your Table With REAL Rain And Clouds

Ken Kawamoto, a software engineer by day and gadget inventor by night, likes to “break the barrier between the digital world and the real world ,” …

A startup shares how it made €20,000 revenue in 90 days

When I build startups I like to share as much information as possible. I find that it helps others but more than anything it helps me understand the business myself.<p>We launched Ruby & Duke on 15th February and in less than 90 days we have hit €20,000 in monthly recurring revenue so I thought it …

INFOGRAPHIC: Top 18 houseplants for purifying the air you breathe, according to NASA

Houseplants do wonders for a house: they breathe new life to a room, add a bright pop of color, and purify the air. Not all plants are equally …

How to create a HTML signature and add it to your email accounts on your iPad

File this one under something I’ve thought about many times, but never actually looked into how to complete. I came across this tutorial from our friends over at iDB from last week, and thought that it was such a useful feature, I wanted to share it with everyone here. I don’t know about you, but …