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10 Natural Ways to Keep Insects Out of Your Home

Insects are beneficial to the environment in a multitude of ways—especially when they're outside where they belong. Ants, flies, moths and other …

You can grow a literal lawn chair with this simple kit

Landscaping isn't just for show — it can be functional too. This grass growing kit called the TERRA makes it easy for you to build natural seats straight into your lawn.<p>The product was created by Italian design studio Nucleo, which is currently raising money to manufacture TERRA furniture on …

Landscaping

Work Remotely? Travel the World While Keeping Your Day Job

Tiny1 camera wants to help you shoot the moon

The sky is the limit<p>The Tiny1 is a camera from TinyMOS billing itself as the "world’s smallest astronomy camera". It uses a proprietary noise-reduction algorithm the company says will allow for improved image quality in low-light environments, and an augmented reality star map that can be overlaid …

This smart garden turned me into the laziest gardener ever

It grows plants with zero effort, but also zero satisfaction<p>I love growing plants — which doesn’t mean I’m good at it. I have one aloe vera named Bob that has survived my horrible gardening skills for four years now, but has been on the brink of dying multiple times. I’ve killed lots of other …

Why do gravitational waves matter so much, anyway?

For the second time, the LIGO laser interferometer detected spacetime ripples, heralding 'a new era in astronomy.'<p>There was big news in astrophysics …

#Gardening : Air Purifying House Plants

Gardening<p>The air in our homes is trapped by our walls, even if we keep the windows open at times, there is always going to a lingering toxin in our …

26 Insanely Useful Products All Gardeners Should Own

Everything you need to get a greener thumb.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>The comments for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Gardening

A Garden For All Brewers, No Matter How Small Your Digs

<i>by Erin Vaughn</i>When my significant other and I first started homebrewing, we were just the teeniest bit intimidated. We had lofty visions of drinking …

Gardening

How to Care for Air Plants

Air plants are popular in today’s houseplant-rich world precisely because they are so low-maintenance. Since they get what they need from air, water …

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12 Hard-to-Kill Plants for People With Black Thumbs

If you're thinking about getting into gardening, or you've tried before and failed, then start with these hardy plants and you'll have a successful plot in no time.

NASA Is Investing in Growable Habitats and Sleep Chambers

These technologies will help us on the Journey to Mars and beyond.<p>Self-assembling space habitats and a deep sleep chamber for long-duration space missions sound like ideas ripped right from the pages of a science fiction novel, but these are some of the visionary projects NASA is currently …

Space Science

ESA’s Swarm Mission Is Mapping How the Earth’s Magnetic Field Is Changing

Data reveals it’s changing quicker than we thought.<p>The Earth's magnetic field acts as a shield, protecting us from damaging cosmic rays and harsh solar winds. It's as important to our survival as water and oxygen, yet it's in a constant state of flux. New research presented this week at the Living …

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Zen spa decor is quintessentially calm and peaceful. It is often a favorite decorating scheme for homeowners seeking a relaxing appearance for their bedroom spaces. By incorporating a nature-inspired color palette, luxurious bedding elements and calming accessories, this design is fairly easy to …

A team of astronomers found 3 Earth-sized planets orbiting a star just 40 light years away

That search took a cool turn this week … literally. A team of astronomers announced they have found not one but <i>three</i> Earth-size planets orbiting a red dwarf, a tiny and cool star just 40 light-years away!<p>This is very interesting for many reasons: This is the lowest mass full-fledged star ever seen …

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Why Space and Time Might Be an Illusion

This past fall, the world of physics celebrated the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which forms the foundation of our modern understanding of the force of gravity. Einstein's creation has been the ultimate antidote to a blasé, seen-it-all attitude that sometimes …

Why Does Gravity Move At The Speed Of Light?

If you looked out at the Sun across the 93 million miles of space that separate our world from our nearest star, the light you’re seeing isn’t from the Sun as it is right now, but rather as it was some 8 minutes and 20 seconds ago. This is because as fast as light is — moving at the speed of light …

Physics

How to make your Android phone work more closely with your PC or Mac

If you think about it, the computer you use the most during the day is your smartphone. But you still probably have a Mac, PC, or maybe even a …

Apps

The Best Music for Staying Productive at Work, Backed by Science

Research explains how music affects your productivity.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, marketing at Help Scout</i><p>Music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity. But does music itself help one to create?<p>It's a question worth asking, since music has increasingly become a part of the modern-day …

8 truly horrifying ways the Earth could die

When astronaut Jim Lovell saw Earth outside his window during Apollo 8, the moment forever changed him.<p>"People often say, 'I hope to go to heaven when I die,'" Lovell previously told Business Insider. "In reality, if you think about it, you go to heaven when you're born."<p>Lovell was referring to the …

Indoor Grass Garden

Do not underestimate the value of grass. Lets make an awesome green decor inside your living room using grass.<p>View Full List<p>www.gallogiardini.it …

These Lamps Let You Grow Plants in Dark, Windowless Rooms

No sunlight, no problem.<p>We're starting to think rooms without windows hired a public relations team to boost their reputation. First, there was the fake basement window solution that looks shockingly realistic and lovely. And now there's the Mygdal Plantlamp that lets you grow plants that will …

How to Listen to Music

Escaping algorithms and musical ruts<p>Last June, the record mogul Jimmy Iovine, legendary for helping launch the careers of artists ranging from Tom Petty to Eminem, appeared on a San Francisco stage to announce that his latest employer, Apple, had a bold new product that would change the future of …

paint dipped liquid logos put a literal spin on brand identities

<b>paint dipped liquid logos put a literal spin on brand identities</b> <br>all images courtesy of manuel mittelpunkt and matthias grund<p><b>putting a literal spin</b> …

Graphic Design

The best Android apps of 2015 – live-streaming video goes mainstream

Let’s be blunt: the vast majority of apps used by the vast majority of smartphone owners were not released for the first time in 2015.<p>Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat, Spotify, Skype, Uber ... all well-established before Big Ben struck midnight on 31 December 2014. As the years go by, the …

Apps

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Our Legacy joins …

Fitness

This NYC garden grows fruit where the sun doesn’t shine

NEW YORK — In a forgotten corner of the New York City underground, Dan Barasch and James Ramsey are growing pineapples.<p>“It’s ripe,” Ramsey said, …

New York City

Nine adorable miniature fruit and veg to grow

Most things are cuter when they're small, and miniature fruits and vegetables are no exception.<p>Perfect for small gardens and children's lunchboxes, these tiny versions of everyday fruit and veg are bound to be a hit in your household.<p>Not only are they perfect for garnishing a cocktail, or adding …

Gardening