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5 Designs for Growing Veggies Vertically

Spring is around the corner, and so it is time to start considering what vegetables we want to try to grow this year. While we are at it, we ought to …

Gardening

15 Free Things To Do In Rome On A First Time Visit

I’ve (over)used this adage so many times “Rome is amazing but FREE Rome is the best”. Replace Rome with any other amazing city in the world and the …

The Best Outdoor Activities in Los Angeles

Unlike most parts of the country, where recreational activities are dictated by the thermometer, in Los Angeles, there is no such seasonal limitation. Thus, it should come as no surprise that the place whose climate renders it SUP-able in February is, at times, the subject of every outdoor …

The 7 Pairs of Dress Shoes Hollywood's Top Stylists Think Every Man Should Own

Fall is always a good time to get freaky with your clothes (see: not being drenched in sweat 24/7) but the Marie Kondo minimalist in us wants to argue that it's also the perfect time to clean up your act when it comes to the basics too. Sure, dress shoes aren't quite as fun to acquire as say, a …

10 of the least-visited US national parks

With US national parks such as Yosemite and Yellowstone facing overcrowding, we take a look at 10 beautiful but little-known parks where you’re more likely to see a bear, moose or ‘champion tree’ than another human. Tell us about your experiences in less-trodden parks by clicking the Witness button …

National Parks

6 Remote Private Islands Where You Can Vacation Like a Royal

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Migrants Hit A Roadblock On The Greece-Macedonia Border

Macedonia has introduced strict border controls, saying it's trying to separate economic migrants from refugees fleeing war. The result is thousands of asylum seekers who are now stranded in Greece, a country that has allowed migrants to pass through, but does not want them to stay.<p>Outside the …

Drinking Milk Is Linked to Parkinson’s Disease: Study

Studies have found a connection between the consumption of dairy products and a higher risk of developing Parkinson disease, the neurodegenerative …

EPA

25 famous people you didn’t know were vegan

Australian actor Liam Hemsworth announced earlier this month he’s been living on a vegan diet for the last five months.<p>In an interview with Men’s …

7 Ways to Save Money on Organic Food

Many people who want to eat organic food think they can't afford it. They know that organic food costs more than standard grocery store fare, so they assume that an organic diet is out of their price range. That's what I used to think, but a recent experiment showed me that my family can eat a lot …

20 Sources of Protein for Vegans

At some point or another, every vegan will be asked what he or she does for protein. It’s a fact of life, as inevitable as daylight savings or taxes. …

Healthy Eating

A Simple Trick For Keeping Bananas Riper, Longer

Ten bananas for $1.50 sounds like such a good idea... until it's four days later and you've eaten one. Here's a quick trick for keeping your favorite fruit yellow longer.<p><b>What you need:</b> A pre-ripe (somewhat green) bunch of bananas and some plastic wrap.<p><b>What you do:</b> Break apart the bananas and secure …

Experts are hailing this exotic fruit that tastes like pulled pork as a 'miracle' crop, which could save millions from starvation

On the outside, this giant fruit resembles something out of the Jurassic era and emits a sweet yet putrid stench.<p>But don't be fooled: The fruit, known as a jackfruit, is being hailed as a "miracle" crop that could save millions from starvation. And the unique fruit inside of it is just the …

4 Tricks to Cut Out Sugar in Your Diet

Contrary to the popular saying “you are what you eat,” sugar does not make you sweeter. It actually can leave you looking withered and dry, according …

Low Fat

5 accessories every modern gentleman should own

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>East Dane Some men's accessories, like suspender belts, cuff links, and pocket squares, are nonessential, and a matter of personal …

Here's How Long Wine Really Lasts Once It's Been Opened

Every once in a while, an opened bottle of wine goes unfinished. (It's rare, but it happens.) This is good news, because it means that wine will be there for you on another evening. But how long will it last uncorked before it turns to vinegar? That, friends, all depends on the type of wine you …

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Travel

Top 5 Castle Hotels in the World

Sleep like a king (or queen) at these regal properties across the planet -- literally! From Medieval-style English manors to an Indian palace in the middle of a lake, GAYOT's Top 5 Castle Hotels give guests the royal treatment. Centuries-old architecture is complemented by modern amenities and …

How to Live Like a Victorian

Historian Ruth Goodman wants us to learn about history from the men and women who lived it, not just the kings and queens we fetishize.<p>Arranging the …

6 Easy Steps to Getting the Right Suit Fit Every Time

Your baggy suit is making you uncomfortable, and your too-tight suit is making us uncomfortable. Here's how to find the middle ground.<p><b>1. Shoulders</b><p>The seam of your shoulder should end where your shoulder ends, and any padding or rigid structure that adds so much as a millimeter of unnecessary shape …

Why the man who brought us the glycemic index wants us to go vegan

In 1981, a plain-speaking, unassuming scientist at the University of Toronto published with his colleagues a meticulous list that ranked foods according to the effect they had on blood sugar. The goal was to better understand the role of carbohydrates in managing diabetes. But the effect was more …

Milan Men’s Fashion Week Fall 2015

Following a stellar turnout at London Men’s Fashion Week and Pitti Uomo in Florence, the style set took their brightly colored accessories, and statement outerwear to Milan. Here, the best looks.

Paddington

We gave it an <b>A-</b><p>Author Michael Bond’s supreme creation—the unfailingly polite, marmalade-munching English teddy from Darkest Peru—gets a gloriously …

Google's Massive New Android Update Is Coming To The Galaxy S5

The Lollipop upgrade launched in the United Kingdom on Jan. 13, according to reports from Tech Radar, Phone Arena, and a few other tech blogs.<p>There's still no word on when it will come to the United States, but Samsung seems to be spreading the upgrade rather quickly.<p>In a reportedly leaked email …

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<i>Rachel Driver Speckan</i><p>Just like every vintage brings about different challenges and superstars in the wine world, every new year brings with it new …

Wine

The Future Strawberry: Will the Loss of a Major Pesticide Help the Industry to Go Green?

“As pesticide use becomes more restricted, growers have a greater need for solutions that are effective and affordable,” says Farm Fuel CEO and …

Agriculture