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Herbs for Tea

comments (8) March 29th, 2012<p><b>susan belsinger</b>, contributor<p>14 users recommend<p>Here is a list of favorite herbs for tea. You can plant these in a garden …

Growing Herbs in Windowboxes

comments (16) August 6th, 2008<p>50 users recommend<p>by Frédérique Lavoipierre<br>April 1998<br>from issue #14<p>The sun set hours ago, and a steady, cold rain is …

Pest-Fighting Flowers

comments (20) April 27th, 2011<p><b>Greg Holdsworth</b>, contributor<p>187 users recommend<p>One of the great things about vegetable gardening is that at some point …

Powdery mildew is a fungal disease that is one of the more common plant diseases that many home vegetable gardeners will experience. Powdery mildew …

How One Family of Three Does It All in 675 Square Feet

A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.<p>Finding an almost affordable apartment in New York can be harder than uncovering the proverbial needle in a haystack. While the hunt has never been easy, the past few years have been almost …

This Luminous Australian Renovation Packs a Lot Into a 23-Foot-Wide Lot

A surprisingly modern addition transforms an 1880 bungalow in Adelaide, Australia, into a spacious and sensuous abode.<p>Looking at the traditional Victorian facade of Kylie Brammy and George Kyprianou’s home, you would never imagine it hid such a voluptuous and modern derrière.<p>Physiotherapist Brammy …

Space-Saving Wood-Paneled Apartment in Manhattan

Faced with the challenge of a diminutive New York apartment in desperate need of a refresh, architect Tim Seggerman went straight to his toolbox to craft a Nakashima-inspired interior.<p>When your anthropologist client’s notion of home is shaped both by a single-room hut in a West African village and …

Irish PM Gets Real With Donald Trump About Legacy of Irish Immigrants in America

St. Patrick was an immigrant, as were millions of Irish Americans.<p>The Irish were once controversial immigrants, too.<p>That’s the message the Irish …

Donald Trump

The White House Called Cutting Programs for the Poor 'Compassionate' and the Internet Is Not Happy

“I think it’s probably one of the most compassionate things we can do.”<p>Cutting the US-funded Meals on Wheels program, which delivers hot, nutritious …

Donald Trump

Number of Female Leaders Around the World Remains Stagnant, UN Finds

Who run the world? Apparently, not girls.<p>Worldwide, a mere 16 women are heads of states and government, eight of whom are their country’s first woman …

Activism

This year on track to be deadliest for transgender women — but activists are fighting back

The national day of action comes amid an epidemic of violence targeting transgender women of color<p>Responding to the call “give us our roses while we’re still here,” communities across the United States on Wednesday [March 15] staged vigils, rallies and speak-outs as part of a national day of action …

Rights group: UN pressured to withdraw report saying Israel ‘apartheid’ state

The European-Mediterranean Observatory for Human Rights (EMOHR) said on Friday that the UN had come under pressure to withdraw its report accusing …

Middle East

This Kinetic Sculpture Plays Rock Music Using Actual Rocks

Artist Neil Mendoza’s latest project gives new meaning to the term “rock and roll." Called "Rock Band," the kinetic sound sculpture consists of a …

Makeup Artist Paints Spongebob Squarepants on Her Eyelid

It's a work of art.<p>Forget winged eyeliner or a smoky eye; people are now creating legit works of art on their eyelids. Just a few days ago, a makeup artist named Alexis Dosamantes painted Kim Kardashian's infamous crying face on her lids, and now, high schooler Esha Javed is getting a <i>lot</i> of likes …

SpongeBob SquarePants

Bashford Dean and the Development of Helmets and Body Armor during World War I | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The industrialization and mechanization of war in the early twentieth century, including increased use of artillery, tanks, and machine guns and the …

We Dare You to Look at These Decomposing Nightmare Drawings

Using a mechanical pencil, Detroit-based artist Nathan Reidt creates hazy illustrations of fantastical beings.<p>Emerging from layers of graphite, smudged all to hell into an almost luminous haze, the characters in artist Nathan Reidt's recent drawings peer out at the viewer in a trance. And if they …

Nazi-Themed Trump Billboard To Stay Up As Long As He's President, Owner Says

The explosive sign, recently erected in Arizona, features dollar-sign swastikas and mushroom clouds.<p>A billboard in Arizona is drawing public outrage after featuring President Donald Trump’s face surrounded by dollar-sign swastikas and nuclear mushroom clouds.<p>The controversial artwork appeared in …

Peaceful, Powerful Ladies Populate These Mystical Illustrations

Laura Berger spends her time painting a calming, lady-centric world.<p>Resistance comes in many different forms. For some, it means making their voice heard or participating in a mass movement. For others, it's the subtle reminder that graceful, generous acts can be incredibly rebellious. In painter …

26 New York Street Artists To Know

Urban art has officially stepped into the daylight and become a worldwide phenomenon, with New York street artists leading the charge.