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20 Free DIY Raised Garden Bed Plans & Ideas You Can Build in a Day

​Planting on raised garden beds brings many benefits compared to planting on the ground. But the most crucial one is you can grow a garden even in a …

Gardening

4 Easy Tips for Organizing Your Basement and Getting Your Whole House in Gear

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Justin Fantl<p>How to Organize Your Basement<p>paid for by The Home Depot<p>Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Justin Fantl<p>One of the biggest hazards of basement storage is, of course, flooding, so get items off the ground with some heavy-duty shelving and stackable …

Home Depot

How Do You Become a Great Salesperson? (Most People Forget to Do This 1 Thing) | Inc.com

Dale Carnegie framed it best: to become a great salesperson, you have to remember that people want to do business with people they like and respect. At the end of the day, while you may be selling to a customer, what you're really doing is looking to earn their trust. As Carnegie said, it's about …

Selling

Opioid commission's anti-marijuana argument stirs anger

<b>(CNN) —</b> New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, head of the presidential commission on opioids, warned of the dangers of marijuana in a letter to President Donald Trump earlier this month about the panel's findings, saying the current push for marijuana legalization could further fuel the opioid …

Cannabis

15 Things Your Baby Doesn't Give a Sh*t About

You officially have permission to let. Them. Go.<p>For someone so tiny, it seems like babies require a lot. Don't be fooled. Babies only <i>require</i> food, shelter, warmth, and a pair of loving arms. Everything else is optional. So why does the average new parent spend $13,000 in just the first year of …

11 Ways to Teach Your Kids to DIY

Direct your child's curiosity into exploring how to use tools and make things.<p>A child's energy and curiosity make them ideal candidates for trying new things, including how to use tools and make stuff. Get them started with some basic skills and tools that will pique their interest and have them …

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

What to Do If Your Partner Is Using Drugs

<i>Secrecy. Lies. Numbing. Evidence. Chaos. Broken Trust. Loneliness. Confusion. Hurt. Pain. Uncertainty.</i><p>If drugs (which, for the sake of this post will encompass any alcohol, prescription meds, narcotics, or substances that can be overused and abused) have found a presence in your relationship, these …

RANKED: The best Marvel superhero movies of the past 8 years

In the past eight years, Marvel Studios has put out well over 20 movies that span multiple studios — from Disney to 20th Century Fox.<p>"Deadpool," which came out on February 12, shattered box-office records, and "Captain America: Civil War" looks to do the same in May.<p>In anticipation of the upcoming …

Some ‘Batman V Superman’ Concept Art Gives Us Another Grim Detail About Robin

<i>Batman V Superman</i>‘s release has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean that the internet is done discussing it. Director Zack Snyder hasn’t done himself any favors as he’s explained new details regarding beloved characters that met untimely deaths, especially regarding Robin. Specifically the “fun …

June 2015

Diversity

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

The Brain

Everything you need to know about the 'Batman v Superman' villain

A new "Batman v Superman" trailer debuted on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Wednesday.<p>And while the two superheroes will be squaring off in next spring's big movie, the trailer revealed they'll also be facing an iconic DC villain: Doomsday.<p>The reveal confirmed what many fans, including myself, have been …

Doomsday

Princess Leia won't be a 'princess' anymore in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens,' but she has a new title

Hearing characters refer to Leia as "General" is, while very fitting given her leadership role Rebellion and the new world that follows "Return of the Jedi," going to take some getting used to. We don't know who it is that calls her "Princess," or what the context is, but if we had to place a …

Star Wars

See What Cuba Looked Like When U.S. Agriculture Officials Last Visited

A sign on the Miami waterfront invites Americans to visit Cuba in 1960.<br>Graf/Getty Images

Seattle’s Famed Gum Wall Cleaned Off: Pictures

Los Angeles

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain

Watch SpaceX's Dragon cargo ship depart the ISS (raw footage)

In this grainy video filmed by NASA, we can see SpaceX’s ‘Dragon’ cargo ship depart the International Space Station.<p>SpaceX’s cargo ship returned to earth yesterday following a one-month stay at the ISS. This trip marks SpaceX’s fourth time visiting the ISS, and its third time delivering …

As heavy as 14 elephants, as long as 2 tractor trailers: Meet Mr. Titanosaur

They may be the biggest boys on any block -- any block, ever.<p>In fact, the dinosaurs unveiled Saturday by Argentina's Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio may be the largest to grace the Earth. At about 130 feet (40 meters) long and 180,000 pounds (80,000 kilograms), it's no wonder, then, that these …

Scientists design a collider that turns light into matter

We could see physical matter created out of nothing but light within 12 months if a new particle collider works as posited.<p>Ever since the 1960s, when the food synthesiser made its appearance in <i>Star Trek</i>, the idea of a machine that could seemingly make something from nothing has been the kind of …

Physics

Most Complete Ice Age Skeleton Helps Solve Mystery of First Americans

Ancient bones provide glimpse of the New World's earliest inhabitants.<p>The oldest complete skeleton of its kind ever found, dating to more than 12,000 years ago, is helping solve a mystery about the differences in body types between the first humans to arrive in the Americas and later Native …

Rocketing solar winds may spark lightning as they buzz Earth

The activity of the sun may have more of an influence on lightning storms on Earth than was previously thought, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at the University of Reading in England found that when an especially fast-moving solar wind washed over the Earth, there was a corresponding uptick in …

Jupiter's Great Red Spot turning into little red dot

The Hubble Space Telescope captures a picture of the raging Jovian storm at its smallest size ever.<p>The Great Red Spot on Jupiter is the planet's most defining feature -- and humanity has been watching it for a while. There is speculation that a mention of Jupiter's "permanent spot" from writings in …

Astronomy