Luis Fernández

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Mexico City Keeps Sinking As Its Water Supply Wastes Away

It's the rainy season now in Mexico. Between May and September, on most late afternoons, thick clouds roll into Mexico City's mountain-ringed valley. The skies darken and then an amazing downpour ensues.<p>Despite the rainfall, for five months of the year, many of the metropolitan area's more than 20 …

Mexico City

The Most Beautiful Mountain Towns Will Make You Want to Channel Julie Andrews

If there's any travel destination that strikes the ideal balance between being relaxing, enriching, and exciting <i>year-round,</i> it's a mountain town. …

Tahoe

Wind and solar farms can make their own weather, including extra rain over the Sahara

You already know that using solar and wind power can influence the climate by reducing our dependence on heat-trapping fossil fuels. Now scientists say these renewable forms of energy can change the climate more directly — and do it in ways that might surprise you.<p>If wind turbines and solar panels …

Renewable Energy

How to Estimate the Cost of a Concrete Slab

Estimate the cost of a concrete slab before beginning construction.<p>Step 1<p>Decide on the size of your concrete slab. You'll need to know the length and …

Home Improvement

29 Of The Best Places To Buy Inexpensive Furniture Online In 2018

Who needs Chip and Joanna?<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Shopping

These Are the 10 Highest Paying, Least Stressful Jobs

Thinking about a career change? Consider these career fields that can pad your wallet without long hours or too much anxiety.<p>Recently, the smart people at Business Insider consulted the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Occupational Information Network (or O*NET, a database that ranks …

Employment

The 12 Best T-Shirts According to Menswear Experts

Consider the humble T-shirt.<p>Despite its quotidian status, a perfectly snug, soft-but-not-too-soft tee is a harder piece of clothing to come by than …

T-shirts

How to Clean Grout the Easy Way

Give new life to gross tile with this simple cleaning solution.<p>Dirty grout is often the one thing standing between dingy-looking tile and tile that …

Cleaning

34 Silent Signs That Your House is Failing

Your house can’t talk, but it can give you hints of failure, if you pay attention. Learn what your house is trying to tell you with these silent …

Home Improvement

The Best Time to Stock Up On Short-Sleeve Shirts Is Right Now

We’re living in a golden age of short-sleeve shirts. Just about every variety—from office-ready oxfords to spicy Hawaiian joints—has never been cooler. And right now, with summer sales in full bloom, you can cop the pick of the litter at bargain basement prices. Here are 18 freshly discounted takes …

Men's Fashion

See Spot run—but make sure he stays healthy in the heat with these tips from a dog expert

There’s no way around it: Clocking your miles in the summer heat is <i>grueling</i>. Unless you outpace the sunrise, it’s pretty much a given that you’ll …

Top 10 Toxic and Dangerous Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat

As you’re eating food, is it hard for you to resist sharing with your dog? We have compiled a list of food we humans like to eat, but shouldn’t be …

Houseplants 101: How to Propagate Plants

As a garden designer who also loves making homemade gifts, I often propagate my houseplants. Giving away or swapping the plant babies is a rewarding …

This Interior Designer's Trick for How To Paint a Room Is Genius

Her new company is going to change how you paint.<p>Interior designer and entrepreneur Nicole Gibbons knows a thing or two about how to paint a room, so …

Lifestyle

7 ways managers motivate and demotivate employees

Few things are as costly and disruptive as managers who kill morale. Demotivated employees underperform and then walk out the door at the first …

Emotional Intelligence

Deported Mexicans settle down to a life of hope and dismay in Mexico City's 'Little L.A.'

MEXICO CITY - In one of Mexico's most storied neighborhoods, the number of newcomers continues to grow with every deportation.<p>Neighbors aren't quite …

Visualizing the Hidden ‘Logic’ of Cities

Some cities’ roads follow regimented grids. Others twist and turn. See it all on one chart.<p>In Chicago or Beijing, any given street is likely to take you north, south, east, or west. But good luck following the compass in Rome or Boston, where streets grew up organically and seemingly twist and and …

Why You Should Plant Fruit Trees in the Yard and How to Do It

While converting yards into gardens is becoming more and more acceptable, it’s usually some version of raised beds and walking paths. The gardens …

8 Amazing Places in Paris You Didn't Know Existed

If you thought Paris had given up all its secrets, prepare to think again. The museums, parks, galleries and cultural centers on the list below have …

The 15 Most Beautiful Places To Visit In California

California dreamin' hard.<p>The Golden State stretches 840 miles long, boasting a truly diverse range of geography. Whether you want to hit the beach, the desert, the mountains, or even an urban city, you can find it all among these most-gorgeous-of-all destinations. Who's down for a road trip?!

The 20-minute Functional Abs Workout for Busy Guys

The phrase “core training” has evolved over the last 15 years to become an umbrella phrase encompassing most any abs workout that targets the …

These 18 Post-Apocalyptic Survival Life Hacks Will Keep You Alive At The End Of The World.

No matter what you see on the news, it’s unlikely our civilization is going to crash and burn within our lifetimes. But just because we don’t expect …

How to Read Airport Taxiway Signs

On your next flight, you might spend 25 minutes or more taxiing to the runway. Take a look out the window and you’ll spot a variety of signs — some …

Google Search

The Viking Raid on the Abbey of Lindisfarne

The Ruins of Lindisfarne Priory, by Thomas Girtin, 1798.<p>On 8 June, 793 AD, Vikings destroyed the <b>abbey on Lindisfarne</b>, a centre of learning that was …

Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border

If you’re horrified by news of families being separated at the borders, here’s a bit of news you can use.<p>First, the policy: It helps to be incredibly …

What Do Runway Numbers Mean?

They’re the same square footage of a New York City two-bedroom apartment: the runway designation markings. You’ve seen them before, a curious mix of …

Air Traffic

This $100 smartwatch lasts over a month on a charge, and it’s only $65 today on Amazon

The idea of spending hundreds or even more than $1,000 on a smartwatch is crazy to some people, especially when there are shortcomings on popular …

You've Been Painting Rooms Wrong All These Years

Paint is one of the best ways to dramatically change a room, especially on a low budget. It may seem as simple as deciding on a color, buying paint, …

5 Home Remedies To Naturally Make Your Hair Pitch Dark

<b>Consistent change in the color the of your hair by applying dye can give you frizzy hair, cause your hair to be dry, and lifeless.</b><p>As a beautiful …

Dreaming Of Quitting Life & Moving To A Farm? 6 Things You Should Know First

Have you ever found yourself sitting in your cubicle, staring off into space, dreaming of a simpler life? Annoying bosses, long commutes, and the …