Hector Vasquez

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13 Ideas to Steal from Maine’s Young DIY Farmers

Maine’s newest farmers are doing it all: When thirtysomethings Katee Lafleur and Andrew White found a 35-acre property on Maine Farm Link, it housed …

New England

Your produce is less healthy than it was 70 years ago. These farmers might change that

CLOSE<p>Eco friendly cover crops saving soil and nutrients on the K.L. Donaldson Farm<p>There it sits – in all its green glory – in the produce section of …

Farming

An industrial designer from Australia makes foldable stairs that are perfect for small apartments

Zev Bianchi is an industrial designer in Australia. He designs compact furniture pieces for small spaces. He came up with the idea when he lived in a …

Industrial Designer

Homemade Sazón

Sazón is the go-to spice blend in many Latin American home kitchens. While it is available in the international aisle at most supermarkets, it is …

Salamander Springs Farm: Permaculture Farm in the Appalachian Mountains – Organic Gardening

Nestled above an overgrown ridge-top meadow in the Appalachian Mountains, farmer Susana Lein proudly runs Salamander Springs Farm, a permaculture …

Farming

37 Products On Amazon Prime That Have Thousands Of Rave Reviews & Absolutely Rule

They say variety is the spice of life, and it's true. Change is just as essential to life as breathing — except when it's not. Like comfort foods, …

The Only Pot and Pan Brands Worth Buying, According to NYC Chefs

Have you ever walked into a vacation rental kitchen to whip up a delicious meal, only to realize that the cookware is not nearly as good as your own? …

This LED headlight conversion kit is blowing people’s minds, and it’s just $44 for any car

So many car accidents each day are the result of poor visibility at night or in inclement weather. What’s crazy is that two simple purchases can help …

The truth about fasting: Does the 72-hour water fast really work? We tried it and the results were surprising

W hat it would be like if you had no food for three days? No coffee, no juice, no supplements. Just plain old water. Well, let me tell you...<p>First of …

Tip: The Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge

This is awesome. And also terrible. It's terribly awesome. Can you do it?<p>Here's what it looks like:<p>Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge<p>How to Do It<p>Start …

Workouts

Building a Compost Bin

A compost pile is not a garbage pile, and one way to clearly differentiate between the two is with an enclosure — a compost bin. The ideal bin …

This Amazing Pizza Dough Recipe Has Just Three Ingredients, No Kneading Required

If you’re anything like most people with functioning taste buds, then you probably call pizza your favorite food. Even if you’ve never made homemade …

No Lie: These 7 Indoor Plants for Low-Light Actually Thrive in Darkness

<b>Not everyone has the luxury of living in a space that basks in natural light. When I first visited my East Village apartment, for instance, it was a</b> …

44 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Now

Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common kitchen mistakes.<p>Not Sharpening Knives Regularly<p>“People think they can sharpen …

Are YOU eating right for your body type? Fitness star Camilla Akerberg, 28, reveals the perfect diet and workout for three key physiques - and the characteristics of each one

Every day it seems as though a new fad diet, superfood or quirky workout is flooding social media feeds the world over.<p>And while these regimes may …

Nutrition

Mix your tequila shots with cumbia steps at this Long Beach festival

You can chase your tequila with a little cumbia on Sunday, June 10, as Roxanne’s Cocktail Lounge holds its third annual Cumbia & Tequila Festival.<p>The …

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

How To Grow Truffles In Your Own Back Garden

Extravagant, rare and revered by food lovers around the world, truffles are a pungent fungus that grows at the roots of beech, hazel, and other …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

Online Life

A Beginner’s Guide to Zero-Waste Living: 10 Tips from Lauren Singer

Lauren Singer is an advocate for the zero-waste movement who leads by example—and by very engaging videos (“DIY deodorant,” “What do you do about …

Celebrity Farmer: Meet Jean-Martin Fortier, Canada’s ‘Six Figure’ Organic Micro-Gardener

If you’ve not already heard of Jean-Martin Fortier, allow us to introduce you to a rising star, the Canadian organic farmer whose notion of …

Profit

Dear Husband, If You Want Me, Tell Me

Dear Husband,<p>Look at me. Like, really look at me. Tell me I'm pretty. Tell me I'm sexy. Tell me you adore and desire me, that you are lucky to have me by your side.<p>I'm in my 30s, haven't had children, and most of the time feel confident about how I look. I'm in my prime, and I'm not ready to settle …

Move over, Titchmarsh: Why 19 year-old YouTuber Huw Richards is the future of gardening

There’s a new kid in the herbaceous border and he’s an online horticultural sensation

Gardening

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

What to Plant When for a Year-Round Harvest

Growing a summer garden is a marvelous first step for home food production, and while even a one-season garden can produce pounds of healthy food, …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Best Gardening Books - Organic Gardening

It’s that time of year when all thoughts turn to gardening—at least if you’re the kind of person who likes to dig in the dirt. Like most gardeners, I …

A $6,625 Investment in This Dividend Stock Could Generate More Than $1,000 in Annual Income Within 5 Years

Visible growth makes this dividend stock a compelling option for retirees or those looking to work less in the future.<p>Income-seeking investors tend …

Investing

Stephen Hawking thinks he knows what happened before the beginning of time

Neil deGrasse Tyson asks him to weigh in.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show <i>Star Talk</i> is ending its fourth season with a bang—a big one. <i>The</i> big one, to be precise. The show, filmed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, features famous astrophysicist Tyson interviewing …

Physics