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New Skin Patch Monitors Glucose and Delivers Diabetes Drugs

People with diabetes need to closely monitor their blood glucose levels multiple times every day, usually using a device that pricks their finger for …

Alice In Wonderland

Netflix Has a Hidden Page That Lets You Request Films and Shows They Don't Have

Since the dawn of Netflix's original programming, their library has shrunk. Back in September, Exstreamist reported that since 2012, Netflix's …

Giant Python vs. Leopard Mom: Game On!

Battle of the bush turns deadly.<p>They can thank their cat skills.<p>A leopard cub started a fight with a giant rock python and the mother leopard ended it during a fierce battle in South Africa’s Kruger National Park area.<p>In a video posted by the park on Friday, the adult leopard and python attempt to …

Bobby's Stuffed Red Peppers

For the salsa: Place the lime juice, cilantro, salt, tomatoes, jalapenos, onions and peppers in a food processor. Pulse to combine, then set …

New And Creative Ways To Show Off Your Succulents

Now that you've found all kinds of odd yet beautiful succulent houseplants for your home you'll need to find new ways to display them, since there's …

Houseplants

Tree pruning 101: the right tools to use and the best way to make cuts | NOLA.com

Almost every tree needs to be pruned at some point in its life. Sometimes a tree may need to be trimmed to help it, such as dealing with storm …

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The principles behind designing a backyard food forest

Remember that awesome video showing the first three years of a backyard food forest? Even with the slideshow explaining how Dan from Plant Abundance …

5 Go-To Furniture Sources for Small Spaces

It's no small feat to pack all the essentials into a small space. These brands make it easier<p>It's no secret that finding furniture for a small space can be a struggle. Outfitting any home is a project in itself, and when strict measurements come into play, the task is even harder. As urban living …

Is 2017 the year human spaceflight returns?

This could be a special year for human spaceflight. Europe and the US are collaborating and progressing with the Orion spacecraft, and next week, …

Space Exploration

Helen Yemm: top tips for patio tomatoes

<b>Pots or bags?</b><p><i>I am planning to grow three tomato plants on my patio. What should I grow them in? The choice is either three 10in (25cm) pots (each 8in/20cm deep), providing 25 litres of root space, or a standard 30-litre growbag. Anthony Boyd, via email</i><p>Patio tomato prowess depends not just on …

The Power Bank You Never Need To Charge!

While mobiles have seen massive developments, and have grown slimmer and slimmer over time, the one component that contributes a great deal to the …

Spinach Ricotta Pie, Vegetarian Pie Recipe

Spinach Ricotta Pie<p>Spinach and ricotta pie is a savoury pie the mixes soft ricotta cheese with fresh baby spinach on a bed of crunchy puff pastry and is not only delicious, it's also easy to make!<p><i>Watch full video recipe:</i><p><i>Spinach Ricotta Pie | Vegetarian Pie Recipe | Italian Food Recipe</i><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>2 …

Why isn't my climbing hydrangea blooming?

I have two climbing hydrangeas <i>(Hydrangea anomala</i> subspecies <i>petiolaris</i>) planted on the west side of a fence around the back patio of my townhouse. (The inside sections of the plant face my patio.) There is a building and an adjacent honey locust that create a shady growing condition. The vines have …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Guy Fieri's Texas chili recipe is so rich and flavorful, you'll never turn back

Guy Fieri knows his chili. The <i>Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives</i> host is pretty much always eating something meat covered on Food Network, and when it comes …

The New Film, The Lost City of Z, Celebrates Adventure

The true story centers on explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who spent his life searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon.<p>Writer/director James Gray’s adventure epic, <i>The Lost City of Z</i>, follows British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam) through his many voyages into the unknown jungles of the …

13 negative side effects of not getting enough protein

Here’s the hard truth: Most of us don’t get enough protein. Alternatively, some guys think “the more protein, the better,” and over-consume it when …

Olive Trees Indoors: Our Best Tips for Care & Growing

Given the current craze for houseplants, it's hard to imagine there's any un-trod territory there, and yet — I was totally surprised to realize that …

What Happens to Your Brain and Body When You Quit Sugar for 30 Days?

Jacqueline Raposo expected some drastic changes, but not the ones she wound up going through, so she hit up a neuroscientist, a doctor, and a sugar …

Everything You Need to Know About Yerba Mate Tea, the South American Super-Beverage

If you’re looking for a boost of energy that doesn’t come from an espresso bean, look no further than yerba mate tea.<p>Yerba Mate tastes like a tea and …

Chocolate Pasta: Traditional Italian Recipe

Serves 4<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>50 g/2 oz. dark/semisweet dark chocolate, melted<br>• 300 g/11 oz. /scant 2 ¼ cups durum wheat flour, plus extra for dusting<br>• pinch salt<br>• 3 …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Vietnamese Chicken Salad Recipe

<i>This Vietnamese chicken salad recipe is authentic through and through thanks to its notes of sour, sweet, salty, and heat. The simple-to-assemble</i> …

Egyptian Hazelnut Cake

<i>The creamiest, sweetest, comforting cake you can imagine. Hazelnuts, butter cream made with pudding and a caramel cream filling, can it get any</i> …

Why isn't my lemon tree producing fruit? | NOLA.com

<b>QUESTION:</b> I am growing a lemon tree from seed. It has been growing since 2013 and is doing very well. The problem is that it has never bloomed or …

Gardening

7 of England’s Most Amazing Gardens

With decorator Bunny Williams by her side, writer Page Dickey embarks upon a grand tour of England’s most extraordinary gardens<p>The idea cropped up in the depths of winter, at a dinner gathering hosted by my Connecticut neighbor Bunny Williams. It was time to see great English gardens again, and …

5 things composting will do for your garden

Lee Reich, The Associated PressGathering compost materials together in a bin speeds the composting process and keeps everything tidy.<b>By Lee Reich,</b><i></i> …

Create Small Fruit Trees with This Pruning Method - Organic Gardening

Many fruit trees — including semidwarf varieties — can easily grow to 15 feet and taller. Anyone who has tried to manage one of these large trees in …