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Gardening 101: Lemon Tree

Lemon, <i>Citrus x. limon:</i> “Bright and Cheerful”<p>The main problem a lemon tree faces is being an outdoor plant that people want to bring indoors to tame. …

How to Remove Tourists from Your Photos in Photoshop

Most photographers have been in a situation where the only thing standing between their camera and a breathtaking scene happens to be a handful of …

An Empty Box Is the Best Gift You Can Give Your Cat

Before you toss out that empty cardboard box, think about giving it to your feline friend. They’ll love it.<p>It’s no secret cats love boxes. We’ve …

10 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Save Money in 2017

As we inch closer to 2017, many of us have money on the brain. If you're hoping 2017 will finally be the year you get on top of your savings, here are 10 simple, painless ways to achieve that goal.<p>IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.<p>While maintaining a budget is one of the most effective tools for tracking …

Retirement

Books for the Trump years: For when your heart aches and you can’t leave the bed

<b>(AP/Beth J. Harpaz)</b><p>As we reach the end of annus horribilis 2016, take some time to read — or listen — to these suggestions<p>Michael Winship<p>December 25, 2016 4:59pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.<p><i>These are the times that try men’s and women’s souls. With inauguration day just</i> …

Books

Untangling the mesh: Everything you need to know about Wi-Fi systems

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains the good and the bad of Wi-Fi systems (aka mesh networks) and their alternatives that will make your home Wi-Fi great.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> <i>This article was originally published on December 18, 2016, and it's regularly updated.</i><p>You bought a top-tier router and expected to have …

Wi-Fi

5 Benefits Of Writing Fiction Longhand Versus On A Computer

Writers working within the past 20 years have been blessed with the widespread introduction of personal computers in their professional and …

11 Futuristic Gadgets For Your Tech-Savvy Pet

GOBONE<p>Ensure that your pup stays active and entertained all day with this fast-moving bone you can control from your phone, no matter where you</b> …

Pets

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status | Inc.com

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature

Gardening 101: Iris

<i>Iris:</i> “The Bearded Beauty”<p>In Greek mythology, Iris is the goddess of the rainbow. This is a fitting literary connection for the iris, a genus whose …

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

Amazon Books editors read thousands of pages before settling on their ranking, which includes a number of memoirs as well as books from debut authors.<p>"The main challenge for us was that there were a number of great books to choose from," Amazon Books editor Chris Schluep told Business Insider. "In …

We read all 20 National Book Award nominees for 2016. Here's what we thought.

Every year, the National Book Foundation nominates 20 books — five fiction, five nonfiction, five poetry, five young adult — for the National Book Award, which celebrates the best of American literature. And every year (okay, every year since 2014), we here at Vox read all 20 finalists to help you …

12 healthy eating habits that work, according to science

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks. As a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 12 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Organize your financial documents

Read further to discover 10 helpful categories to help you organize your financial documents.<p>Can you quickly locate last year's income tax return? Do …

Retirement

Beyond N and C: How alphabet dating is reviving relationships bogged down in constant Netflix and Chilling

For long-term couples date nights are often a rare and sporadic occasion but thanks to Alphabet Dating the emphasis on off-kilter courting is …

Relationships

The Man Behind ‘A Man Called Ove,’ Sweden’s Latest Hit Novel

Fredrik Backman got tepid responses when he sent out the manuscript for his debut novel, “A Man Called Ove.” Most publishers ignored him, and several turned it down.<p>After a few months and a few more rejections, he began to think perhaps there wasn’t a market for a story about a cranky 59-year-old …

Books

How to Outline a Novel Chapter by Chapter

Writing a novel is a massive undertaking that often requires planning before you start putting words on paper. In particular, a chapter-by-chapter …

Creative Writing

Charlotte Holmes Is On The Case In 'A Study In Scarlet Women'

Your reaction to the following words will probably determine whether this book is for you. If your heart speeds up and you find yourself making grabby hands at the screen, maybe hopping in your chair muttering, "Give it to me <i>now</i>," I'm happy to tell you this book is available and worth your time to …

Sherlock Holmes

A Fisherman And His Beautiful First Mate, On The Run In 'Girl From Venice'

You think you've read every permutation of a World War II novel possible — then along comes a Venetian fisherman and his unlikely first mate, a beautiful Jewish teenaged girl on the run from the last few Nazis occupying Italy. Venerable author Martin Cruz Smith has chosen, in <i>The Girl from Venice</i>, …

Books

Here’s What Kim Kardashian Ate to Lose 60 Pounds - The Atkins 40 Diet

Atkins 40 diet plan is a new method to lose weight fast and in a healthy way. Who wouldn’t like that?<p>Kim Kardashian famously lost around 60 pounds in just five months on a healthy way. That’s why we got interested in this story and decided to share it with you. Some of the nutritionists that work …

5 Underrated Countries Where You Should Take Your Next Adventure

Where to travel when you've already traveled to all the typical places.<p>So you've already climbed Kilimanjaro, hiked the Inca Trail, and trekked to Everest base camp. And now that those trips are off your bucket list, you're looking for some off-the-beaten-path suggestions on where to go next. …

The 65 Best Home Decorating Ideas Of All Time

How many do you already know?<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

Asheville might just be the top outdoors town in America. Here’s why.

WHY ASHEVILLE? Let’s start with the obvious: access. I’ve lived in some of the most notable “outdoors towns” in the US, including Boulder and …

Everything I Don’t Remember is the latest twisty crime import from Sweden

You can tell a lot about a culture by its crime fiction. Though the genre is often utilitarian, with simple prose to better provide quick thrills, it …

Bear is a beautiful writing app for crafting notes and prose

<i>BetaList features the newest startups. Today, we take a closer look at a beautiful writing app for crafting notes and prose. Submit your startup to get featured too.</i><p>What is Bear?<p>Bear allows you to write everything from quick ideas to essays and even books, then send your work to just about anywhere …

10 Low-Carb Recipes Under 400 Calories

When bread is what dreams are made of and pasta is life, cutting carbs on the reg can seem damn near impossible. But, as crazy as it sounds, your …

9 Desk Organizers to Declutter Your Workspace

So your favorite pen and other tools don't go missing<p>Many modern desks don't have drawers—and even if they do, some people might prefer to have …

21 ways to have a stylish and organized workspace

If cleanliness is next to godliness, then maintaining an organized home office just might be akin to nirvana.<p>There's nothing more stultifying than a desk crowded with random receipts, mismatched pens and caps and books left open with the best of intentions.<p>So we did a little digging and found out …

77 Easy Summer Weeknight Dinner Recipes So You Can Just Chillllllllllllll

During the summer, there are no elaborate dinner recipes allowed.<p><b>Summer gives you permission to stop trying so hard.</b> Resign yourself to drinking all day outside. Read for pleasure. And absolutely do not stress about preparing an elaborate dinner. These 77 relaxed dinner recipes, which require …

Cooking

The most efficient road trip to every lower 48 U.S. state takes 8 days | Adventure Sports Network

How many have you visited? States that is. Myself, I’ve traveled in or through 38 of the lower 48 states (and have also been to Hawaii so make that …