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Pump House

Originally conceived as storage for a water pump and various equipment, the Pump House retained its ruggedness even as it gained utility. Its setting …

Park House / another APARTMENT

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> It is a house for a couple located in a residential area of Tokyo. Although a site is about 46 square …

Articles about amazing garden oasis são paulo born five year search and renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

A pair of architects help a client carve out an oasis of calm amid São Paulo’s bustle.<p>For photographer Reinaldo Cóser and his family of four, the best way to deal with the sometimes-draining throb of massive São...<p>To call São Paulo—the largest city in Brazil and one of the largest in the …

5 Ordinary Plants With Extraordinary Abilities

Beauty is always in the eye of the beholder, and this concept is rarely more true than in reference to so-called weeds: some of the most important …

Gardening

A gardener's guide to growing winter vegetables

There’s no excuse for a bare veg plot, even at this time of year. But don’t worry, some crops are best started now<p>Growing for winter is a year-round job. You have to ignore the bounty all around you through spring and summer and sow away single-mindedly: parsnips in March, kale in May, carrots in …

6 Indoor Herbs (And Vegetables) You Should Grow This Winter

Image source: Flickr<p>Just because the weather has turned colder doesn’t mean that you have to give up on freshly picked homegrown produce. There are …

Solar Powered Circuit Waters Your Plants

If you want your plants to stay healthy, you need to make sure they stay watered. [Dimbit] decided to build his own solar powered circuit to help …

Grow Up! How to Design Vertical Gardens for Tiny Spaces

If you’re one of the many people in the northern hemisphere who are counting down the days ’til springtime, chances are you may have also been …

Gardening

What Is A Mini Greenhouse: Information And Plants For Mini Greenhouses

Gardeners are always looking for new ways to extend the growing season and make their plant experiments that much more successful. Many turn to mini …

Basics of Windowsill Gardening

<b>BASICS OF GARDENING ON A WINDOWSILL</b><p>DO install a little ledge or shelf under your window if you don’t already have one.<p>DON’T put too much weight on …

10 Ways to Make Cheap Clothes Look Expensive

Check out these easy tips for making those inexpensive purchases look like a million bucks.<p><b>1. Switch out buttons.</b> Changing the buttons on coats, blazers, or even a silk shirt, will immediately elevate the piece.<p><b>2. Head to the dry cleaners!</b> Dry cleaning cheaper clothing <i>immediately</i> makes it look …

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The weekend in pictures

A selection of the best images from around the world this weekend including the supermoon, Hurricane Bertha and Chris Broad’s broken nose

Sustainability Reporting | UPS Sustainability

Every year, UPS releases a new corporate sustainability report – the most comprehensive source of information regarding our sustainability priorities …

Sustainability

How taking our Workshop Intensive Program gave one entrepreneur "a priceless experience"

Daniel Rios, founder of the international food manufacturing company Nutrald Foods Inc., is a past participant of the Entrepreneur’s Toolkit …

5 Secrets to Building a Business -- With Heart

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many companies today are proving that there is more to business success than just the bottom line.<p>The concept of conscious business isn’t new. Many attribute the movement’s beginnings to 1976 when British entrepreneur Anita Roddick …

Why The Most Successful Organizations Have Women And Millennials In Charge

A new global study shows that when women and twenty-somethings lead, big things follow.<p>Gender and generational gaps have recently become big buzz words in the business world. According to a new study, it’s not a passing trend: Having millennials and women in leadership positions directly correlates …

One Simple Rule to Create Customers for Life | Inc.com

I have researched, studied and written about customer service for more than 25 years, and there are only two things I know for sure:<p>First, I don't define customer service, and you don't either.<p>Only your customers can.<p>The second thing I know is thatcustomer service is becoming more important every …

Blog | Our Insights | BSR

May<p>17<p>May 17, 2018<p>To help close the financial inclusion gender gap, the private sector should support greater account ownership and usage among the …

Startups need to find connections & build a network - MaRS

Entrepreneurs come to MaRS hoping we can be a connector for them. After all, it’s hard to make key connections if you’re stuck building your business …

Startups

Gas masks and grand pianos: Vladimir Pankov's The War - in pictures

Pankov’s flamboyant psychodrama exploring Russia’s relationship with the first world war has already left Guardian theatre critic Michael Billington scratching his head at the Edinburgh International festival. See what you make of it in Murdo MacLeod’s intense closeups of an extraordinary show