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Tesco to sell bargain indoor tomato plant

<b>Tesco has launched an indoor tomato plant specifically aimed at people</b> <b>who live in urban areas without gardens.</b><p>Having been naturally developed over …

Gardening

4 ways tech can help you grow the garden of your dreams this summer

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY's newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>I like plants a lot, but the …

Gardening

3 Strength Moves You Probably Aren't Doing—But Should Be

These powerful strength exercises target often-overlooked muscle groups in your lower body and core.<p>You're probably already incorporating strength …

Workouts

This Secret Indian Hair-Growth Formula May Finally Give You a Mermaid Mane

Anyone who has unsuccessfully tried to get their hair to grow may roll their eyes at this video in which Prachi (the vlogger behind Super Wow Style) shares a family recipe for lengthier locks. Could a simple mix of natural ingredients really make hair grow up to 30-40 percent as Prachi claims? We …

Castor Oil Could Be the Secret to Thicker Brows and Longer Lashes

Oils have been an essential in many women's beauty regimens for years, but one that is often overlooked is castor oil. Castor oil is a vegetable oil from the plant ricinus communis and has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties, making it a wonder treatment for any beauty …

Hair Care

These Workweek Meal Ideas Make Lunch Hour a Cinch (and Are Way Healthier)

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day and dinner is what brings people together, where does that leave lunch? Research has proven that …

12 Budget-Friendly Ways to Make Your Yard Look Professionally Landscaped

Warning: Your lawn is about to become the envy of the neighborhood.

This Bodyweight Workout Keeps Burning Calories Long After You Stop Moving

The cool thing about exercise is that there's actually science behind it, so if your goal is to get the most out of every minute of your workout, …

Workouts

19 Portable Breakfasts You Can Meal-Prep (a.k.a. the Best of Both Worlds)

Raise your hand if breakfast usually means scarfing down a bowl of cereal before rushing out the door. Or a donut off that tray in the office’s …

Breakfast

19 One-Pan Recipes That Cut Your Meal-Prep Time in Half

Putting together a week’s worth of food in advance saves time and is pretty much the responsible thing to do. But it can also make for a serious mess …

Healthy Eating

Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes

It might be connected to their extraordinary intelligence.<p>Octopuses have three hearts, parrot-like beaks, venomous bites, and eight semi-autonomous arms that can taste the world. They squirt ink, contort through the tiniest of spaces, and melt into the world by changing both color and texture. They …

Biology

Exactly What I Ate to Get My Blood Sugar Under Control For Good | Men’s Health

For instance, while adding some cream and sugar to a cup of coffee might not be a big deal for some people, Rupp often downed 10 cups of coffee a day to power himself through long days in the office. (Here are 8 physical signs you drink way too much coffee.) And he was putting cream and sugar in …

Dreaming of the expat life? Here's a cost-of-living calculator that can help make it happen

Dreaming about living in another country is easy, but creating a budget to make it happen is hard. Here's help.<p><b>Name:</b> theearthawaits.com<p><b>What it does</b>: The Earth Awaits website helps you get a financial picture for what the amount of money it would take to live abroad. Indicate your monthly budget, …

5 Beach Destinations You've Never Thought Of Visiting

Forget the Maldives and the Seychelles. In this list I pick 5 beach destinations for 2017 that you’ve never thought of visiting. Let me inspire you …

Microbes, a Love Story

This Valentine’s Day, as you bask in the beauty of your beloved, don’t just thank his or her genes and your good fortune; thank microbes.<p>Research on the microbes that inhabit our bodies has progressed rapidly in recent years. Scientists think that these communities, most of which live in the gut, …

Biology

20 holiday destinations the experts say not to miss | CNN Travel

Travel

Top 5 Places to Visit in Peru

Let’s get to it: Peru is the place to be.<p>Peru is a destination that begs to be explored. In this vast and storied land, ancient, colonial, and modern traditions meld together for an unforgettable cultural experience. No matter the type of traveler—history buff, adventurer, or foodie—Peru offers a …

The 60-Second Workout That’s Proven to Work (Really)

<i>The One-Minute Workout</i>, the latest book to tout the benefits of high intensity interval training (HIIT), has a title that sounds too good to be true …

Exercise

The 1 yoga pose to strengthen your arms

Your shoulders and upper arms can be a tough area to target with regular arm exercises like curls or dips. But adding a little yoga to your routine can help!<p>Meet the dophin push up. If you do these every day for a week or two, you will see beautiful definition in your shoulders and arms. Bonus: …

Yoga

Slow Cookers Are the Breakfast Tool You Never Knew You Needed

You really should use your slow cooker more often, especially for making breakfast. I’m not talking to the slow cooker addicts out there, the ones …

Cooking

These Destinations Aren't on Your Bucket List—but They Should Be

From climbing the Eiffel Tower to walking the rim of the Grand Canyon, there are some iconic destinations that seem to appear on everyone's bucket …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

Beaches

The 7 Best Under-the-Radar Places to Celebrate Christmas Abroad

Schools are closed, offices are quiet; for many families the week between Christmas and New Year’s is the best—or only—time of year to plan a big trip. The problem is the weather. It’s just not dependable in most of the Northern Hemisphere in December. Yet fly far enough south and you’re bound to …

7 Expert-Approved Exercises for Seriously Toned Arms

We may have traded our swimsuit and sunglass pairings in for our favorite statement coat and fall denim, but more coverage shouldn’t mean we stop working hard in the gym to be strong, sexy and toned all over. In fact, the winter months might just be the best time to perfect the tough-love workouts …

Workouts

40 Minutes of Lucid Dreaming

There was a time a few years back when I couldn’t sleep more than four hours a night. I would stay up thinking about work and relationships and …

Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists prove brain implant works in primates

Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists developed a brain implant which turns thought into electrical signals in the spine so that lost feeling can be restored after injury.<p>Currently people who break their backs or suffer a spinal trauma are unable to stand or move even though …

These Parchment Baked Eggs Will Change the Way You Do Breakfast

Have you ever thought of ditching the skillet and steaming your morning eggs instead? If not, you’re in for a treat! Cooking <i>en papillote</i> creates enclosed steam which locks in flavor, moisture and packs the extra punch! This French method of cooking in parchment packets is extremely versatile but is …

Eggs

SHE STICKS FORKS IN HER GARDEN. THE REASON? TRULY GENIUS!

<i>It is known that gardening is a therapeutic way to alleviate stress, achieve some quality alone time, and bask in the beauty of nature.</i><p><i>A backyard</i> …