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Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

Gardening

This Fitness Influencer's 3-Move Gym Workout Is Guaranteed to Make Your Booty Burn

As convenient as no-equipment butt workouts are, adding weights is what's <i>really</i> going to enhance your curves. So the next time you're at the gym and looking to work that booty, try this three-move circuit by fitness influencer Whitney Simmons that also targets your legs. You'll need heavy weights, …

Workouts

The Weekly Planning Method For People Who Totally Hate Planning

Think you’re “just not good at planning ahead”? Not anymore.<p>I coach CEOs, executives, HR managers, doctors, lawyers, and tech consultants–all busy people, many of whom can’t stand planning. But you won’t find me brushing up on Japanese business philosophy or fiddling with century-old planning …

Productivity

Tony Robbins's Apology to the #MeToo Movement Is a Brilliant Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

If you ever need to apologize, take a close look at what the legendary life coach did--and didn't--say.<p>Since last summer, when women and men began speaking out en masse about their experiences of sexual abuse and sexual harassment, a lot of prominent, powerful men have issued apologies for the …

Me Too movement

How to Do a Dutch Braid | Byrdie

Once upon a time, the term “boxer braids” was not even in our vocabulary, but that feels like a lifetime ago. Now boxer braids have become a …

Hairstyling

Composting for Serious Gardeners - Organic Gardening

<i>With more than forty years of experience redefining gardening's boundaries, author Will Bonsall shows how readers can eliminate the use of off-farm</i> …

Gardening

7 Houseplants With the Most Unique Leaves We've Ever Seen

Sure, an indoor jungle would be nice, but if you only have space for a few plants in your home, make them ones that are especially striking. These …

Plants

The Best Workout To Do While Watching TV May Look Easy, But It Burns, Girl

Even if you're someone who likes the occasional HIIT class, or a long, head-clearing run, you have to admit, there's nothing quite like having a …

Workouts

The Biggest Dos and Don'ts of Owning Succulents

Succulents are delightful little plants that boast a variety of fun colors, textures, and shapes. They are sometimes said to "thrive on neglect," and …

Plants

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

Writing

This 10-Minute Circuit Might Be the Hardest Cardio Workout You Ever Do

You can thank fitness all-star Felicia Romero for this plyo box burner.<p>What pops into your head when you hear the word "cardio"? Treadmills, bikes, …

Workouts

How to Instantly Become More Confident, According to Tony Robbins

It's a simple tweak.<p>For Tony Robbins, confidence and success isn’t a mentality—it’s a physical state of being.<p>Fixing your posture and taking care of …

Self-improvement

Here's What It Really Takes to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

If you look at the process of weight loss, it seems like a no-brainer, doesn't it? Eat less, exercise more and watch the pounds melt away. It's such …

Fitness

Have a Great School Year

One of the best things parents and teachers can do for kids is to help them develop a growth mindset. As I explained in an earlier post, a growth …

Self-improvement

The Ultimate Guide to Creating the Perfect, Tiny Fairy Garden

I've always been drawn to tiny things. When I was little, I loved dollhouses. As an adult, I relish the challenge of squeezing a tiny garden into the …

How-To's

End Blackheads With These Genius Skin Tricks

You've seen the YouTube tutorials (google "Blackhead Removal SHOCKING Video" — or don’t), the DIY facial-scrub recipes, and yes, even the little …

Skin Care

How To Use Aloe Vera To Hydrate Your Skin This Summer?

Aloe vera comes as a skin saviour for most of us; thanks to its cooling and medicinal properties one can vouch for. The long succulent leaves of the …

Skin Care

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

Workouts

The 25 Hottest Careers Right Now—and How Much They Pay

Indeed's annual ranking is out.<p>Looking for a new career? You may want to consider construction.<p>Construction jobs made a good showing on Thursday when …

Employment

The 9 Best Cardio Exercises You Can Do at Home

Exercising at home is an attractive option, offering convenience as well as a way to save money and time. The real issue is how to create effective …

If You Want to Slim Your Waist, These Are the 13 Best Side Plank Variations

You can skip the crunches because plank is one of the most effective core-carving poses. But don't forget to spend a little time on your obliques by adding these side plank variations to your strength-training routine.<p>Begin by lying on your side. Bring your right elbow directly under your right …

Workouts

Gardening: Microgreens for indoor gardens

An excellent gardening project for any gardener is growing microgreens indoors. Microgreens are young, delicate plants that have only been growing …

Gardening

To Grow Your Butt, Tone Your Legs, and Sculpt Your Arms, Do This Yoga Pose

If you love Warrior variations and Fierce pose because of how they burn your glutes, add this fun Down Dog variation to your yoga flow. Known as Wild Thing or Extended Tabletop, this pose not only targets your tush, quads, and hamstrings, but you'll also work your arms, upper back, and core. It's a …

Yoga

How to grow microgreens at home

Starting these mini versions of vegetables and herbs is simple.<p>If you enjoy indoor gardening and want living proof that good things truly do come in …

Gardening

The Secret To Poppin’ Curls Is A Spice You Can Find In Your Kitchen

On your journey to embracing your natural hair, you know that to achieve the perfect twist-out, stretched afro and well-defined curls requires using …

Hair Care

The Physics Of Productivity: Newton’s Laws Of Getting Sh*t Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, which described his three laws of …

Physics

I'm a Millennial Millionaire. Here's How I Got So Rich

By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn’t easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. Tips abound on how you can …

Watch, These 45 Strange Products On Amazon Will Be The Next Big Things

Trying to figure out the next major fad before it hits is a bit like trying to find a needle in a haystack. You can look, but chances are you won't …

14 International Accelerators Speak Out on the Top 4 Components for Startup Success

Accelerators have a vested interest in startups succeeding and a front-row seat for observing why they do and don't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If anyone could unravel the mystery of why some startups succeed and others fail, it would be the business accelerators. …

Startups

Diabetes Might Actually Be Five Different Diseases, Not Two Types

We've all heard about type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but what if diabetes isn't really just one condition with two "types" after all? As it turns out, …