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5 hard-to-kill indoor plants to get your urban jungle started

Try as you might, some people wind up with a home garden that looks more like a plant cemetery than a Pinterest board (guilty!). But there’s good …

How to Plant and Care for Tulips

Overview and Description of Tulips<p>Tulips bulbs, like daffodils, announce that spring has arrived. Planting tulip bulbs is very easy, however caring …

Daffodils

How five great leaders dealt with crisis, and what we can learn from them

In the early 2000s, Nancy Koehn was socked with one personal blow after the next within a three-year period: Her father dropped dead suddenly. Her husband walked out and a terrible divorce ensued. And she was diagnosed with breast cancer.<p>As these “big hunky blocks” of her life were falling around …

Breast Cancer

The Anxiety Detox: Train Your Mind For Relaxation

It's possible, honest.<p>A big cause of stress is feeling like you have to be permanently ‘on’ and when it comes to travelling for work, that pressure …

Mindfulness

35 quick dinners perfect for fall evenings

There are so many ways to make the anxious newness of school nights and waning summer days go more smoothly — and get yourself some bonus not sad …

Here’s how people judge you based on your face

Scientists have identified countless ways that we judge people based on their looks, even when those judgments have no basis in reality.<p>"We form …

The Millennial Walt Disney Wants to Turn Empty Stores Into Instagram Playgrounds

The Museum of Ice Cream, in San Francisco, is not a museum. Rather, it is a sprawling warren of interactive, vaguely hallucinatory confection-themed …

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

Another ‘Walking Dead’ Star Received Death Threats From So-Called ‘Fans’

Death threats are an unfortunately common way of life for anyone involved with <i>The Walking Dead</i>. Creator Robert Kirkman has “lived with death threats for 15 years.” Josh McDermitt quit social media because people can’t tell the difference between actor and character (“You can think whatever you want …

The Walking Dead

All You Need Is 1 Dumbbell For These 20 Intense, Muscle-Building Moves

Get in an amazing workout by incorporating these unique strength-training moves — they only use one dumbbell. Some of these exercises work both sides of the body at once, while others target one side at a time, which may reveal to you which parts of your body are weakest. This will help to …

Workouts

13 of the Scariest Places on Earth

You'll want to leave a light on when you read this.<p>Halloween may be in October, but for anyone with a passport and a strong constitution, the thrill …

Fox Buys ‘Adam & Eva’ Drama Based On Dutch Format From Marc Platt, Steven Levenson & Scripted World

Fox has given a script commitment plus penalty to <i>Adam & Eva,</i> a modern-day Adam and Eve drama based on the praised Dutch series, from Tony-winning …

Hollywood

Mexican Singer Thalía Gives Cancer Survivor a Makeover After Being Moved by Her Story

The first time Lisa Smith noticed a lump on her left breast six years ago, she couldn’t let the thought of cancer surface. “I was too scared, too …

The 'nasty' mayor matching President Trump at his own aggressive media game

It started as a plea for help amid the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria, but rapidly escalated into an unprecedented media war between a city mayor and the most powerful man on Earth.<p>For almost a fortnight the world's press has been gripped by the increasingly acrimonious exchanges between …

Michigan Mom Is Jailed for 7 Days After Refusing to Vaccinate 9-Year-Old Son Because 'It Goes Against My Beliefs'

A Michigan mother of two was sentenced to seven days in jail on Wednesday for refusing to vaccinate her 9-year-old son.<p>Rebecca Bredow, 40, was in …

NeNe Leakes Slams Brielle Biermann: ‘Let The Air Out Of Your Fake Lips & T*tties’ — You’re No Kylie

NeNe Leakes is coming hard at Kim Zolciak’s daughter for alleging that her house was filled with roaches. We’ve got her diss at Brielle Biermann …

Myanmar refugees embrace community garden to cope with PTSD

The simple act of gardening at a small Sydney community garden for refugees is one of the things 66-year-old Win Men loves most about his Australian …

Gardening

Wu-Tang Clan's Ghostface launches cryptocurrency firm

Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ghostface Killah has co-founded a cryptocurrency firm and hopes to raise $30 million during its initial coin offering, according to a CNBC report Wednesday.<p>Killah's firm, Cream Capital, apparently takes its name from Wu-Tang Clan's 1993 classic song "C.R.E.A.M." But instead of …

Cryptocurrency

Jimmy Kimmel: ‘No Breathing Human On Planet Earth Produces More Fake News Than Donald Trump’

<b>UPDATED with video:</b> President Donald Trump’s continues to suffer from state of knicker knotted-ness about “this Rex Tillerson story,” Jimmy Kimmel …

Donald Trump

Iggy Azalea Being Sued by American Express for Not Paying $300,000 Credit Card Bill

Iggy Azalea is being sued for nearly $300,000 for a delinquent credit card bill.<p>American Express filed suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on …

Married Americans Are More Unhappy Than Ever

1) The Four Key Factors to a Happy Marriage<p>It’s logical, isn’t it? People who choose to stay married should be happier in their relationships. After …

The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State

<i>Welcome to Urban Legends, a month-long collection of articles dissecting persistent myths, unexplained phenomena, shared nightmares, and tales so</i> …

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Scientists Have Finally Discovered Proof That Our Brains Have a Waste Drainage System

Fluid goes in, fluid has to come out.<p>Running through your body is a network of channels and junctions called the lymphatic system, which siphons off …

Church Makes Lesbian a Bishop... Then She Makes Sick Jesus Statement

United Methodist Church bishop Dr. Karen Oliveto is not only an ordained member of the Methodist Church, but is also an open lesbian — the first in …

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How to make your own rose water for the bath or kitchen

In the dog days of summer, sometimes you wonder how you can bottle some of your favorite summer things to savor a little longer. Repeat blooming …

Texas

Grumpy Solves Your October Gardening Woes

1. Deer keep eating my pansies and violas. What cool-weather flowers that they won't bother can I plant now? —Aronna<p><b>Grumpy Says:</b> Snapdragons would …

The cult of the garden lawn – archive, 3 October 1964

<b>3 October 1964</b> To be the master of a perfect lawn is an ideal that few of us attain for more than brief periods<p>English lawns are world famous; they are also big business. The money spent each year on their upkeep is enough to pave quite a few of them with gold. Admittedly, a fine lawn in immaculate …