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How to Make a Sustainable Garden That Lives All Year Long

Are you living in a big city or have a lack of green space in your current dwelling? Do you have an interest in learning more about succulents and gardening? Are you okay with getting your hands a little… dirty?<p>If you said yes to one (or all) of the above, we’ve got a two (green) thumbs up online …

Gardening

Gardens: want a burst of colour in autumn? Try these plants

Hold those shorter days at bay with blooms – and keep pollinators happy, too<p>There’s a distinct chill to the air and a softer, golden quality to the morning light, which can mean only one thing: autumn is on its way. But it is possible to hold shorter days at bay with these late-season flowering …

Plants

5 Stability Ball Exercises for a Crazy Strong Core

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When was the last time you used a stability ball at the gym? Sure, shiny new gadgets and machinery might look fun, but some machines can be more trouble than they're worth. (We're looking at you, seated crunch machine!)<p>The '90s called and reminded us …

Workouts

A Simple Trick For Keeping Bananas Riper, Longer

Ten bananas for $1.50 sounds like such a good idea... until it's four days later and you've eaten one. Here's a quick trick for keeping your favorite fruit yellow longer.<p><b>What you need:</b> A pre-ripe (somewhat green) bunch of bananas and some plastic wrap.<p><b>What you do:</b> Break apart the bananas and secure …

Breakfast

How to Turn Instagram Into a Revenue Channel

When you look at the full spectrum of social channels, shopping apps, and digital sites that consumers engage with today, Instagram has continued to …

Marketing

Tiny, Adorable Felted Animal Planters

Ferrara, Italy fiber artist Stella Melgrati crafts tiny, adorable felted bowls that serve as planters to hold succulent and air plants. They are …

Cute

20 Ways to Add Succulents to Your Life Without Gardening

Succulents are having a major moment right now, and we’re all about it. Not only do they look cool, but they’re also easy to maintain and add a little life to our living spaces. If your abode doesn’t have enough light for plants, or if you’re missing a green thumb, you can surround yourself with …

Cute

30 Sensational Succulent Crafts

If you love succulents, you will love these 30 sensational succulent crafts. Grab those artificial or real plants and create these for your home …

Crafting

21 Reasons To Have A Pet Succulent

Succulents are the new cats.

8 Foods You HAVE to Eat to Lose Weight

IAN HOOTON/Science Photo Library/Corbis<p>If you're like most people, losing weight can be incredibly tough, especially when faced with daily yummy …

Nutrition

Selfie-crazed tourists prevent sea turtles from nesting in Costa Rica

If you're thinking of taking a few days to do some ecotourism in Costa Rica during your next vacation down south, the country's government has a …

Costa Rica

7 Spectacular Budget Beach Spots You've Likely Never Heard Of

The notion of soaking up sunshine in a far-away land often comes with the dread of large crowds of tourists, and even larger costs. The truth is, it …

An FBI Agent's 8 Ways to Spot a Liar | Inc.com

Last week, I introduced readers to LaRae Quy in my article "An FBI Agent's 5 Steps to Developing Mental Toughness." Quy, who spent 23 years as a counterintelligence agent for the FBI, now spends her time writing, speaking, and teaching others tips that she learned while working for the Bureau. As …

FBI

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

The Brain

10 Different Ways to Make Banana Bread {recipes}

These Different Ways to Make <b>Banana Bread</b> on how to make <b>comfort food</b> for snacks, <b>dinner</b> or a flavorful accompaniament to any meal. These <b>banana bread</b> …

Breakfast

6 Ways You're Doing Squats Wrong

<b>Not Lowering to 90 Degrees</b><p>If you don't complete the exercise through its full range of motion—all the way down until your thighbone is parallel with the floor—you won't fully engage your glutes and the upper part of your hamstrings, says Montenegro. Basically, you won't get a better butt. To train …

The 15-Minute HIIT Workout That'll Build Strength—Fast

These days lots of HIIT workouts happen at a frenetic, all-out pace, jumping between exercises without even giving you a chance to wipe the sweat off …

Workouts

12 chores small-business owners should pay someone else to do

Time is the greatest asset a small-business owner can have.<p>But when you're working around the clock on so many important tasks to keep your business running, you're often left with very little time or energy to tend to the smaller things like household chores and administrative work.<p>Laura …

Small Business

The multimillionaire founder of MySpace now travels the world taking jaw-dropping photographs

The founder of MySpace was assigned as the first friend of everyone who joined the social network — connecting him to hundreds of millions of people around the globe.<p>The glory days of MySpace are now long since gone, and (along with cofounder Chris DeWolfe) Tom sold his stake in the social network …

MySpace

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

Online Education

13 Exceptional Examples Of Bunk Beds To Inspire You

1. This floating bunk bed from a home in Water Mill, New York, designed by Bates Masi Architects.<p>2. These bunk beds from a country home in Quebec, …

Furniture

What Were You Doing at Age 19? This Guy Already Owned His Own Franchise Business

<i>Franchise Players is Entrepreneur's Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email ktaylor@entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Ron Balchandani was not your typical teenager: At age 17, he was already working at an accounting firm, learning …

Entrepreneurship

Why You Should Never Believe Anything You See On Instagram

You know that Instagram photo of your friend executing a flawless yoga handstand without breaking a sweat? Or that perfectly delicious breakfast photo complete with scrambled eggs and token classic novel? It's hard not to drool all over your Instagram feed.<p>Well, maybe you really shouldn't.<p>Thai …

Social Media

Avoid raising an entitled child: 5 strategies that really work

You may have seen it, or felt it — that phenomenon that seems to have taken over kids in recent years and turned them into entitled, me-centric beings? I call it the “The Me, Me, Me Epidemic,” and believe it or not, it happens in tiny little ways every single day when we’re not conscious of it. The …

Parenting

Facial exercises to look younger and get a muscular jawline

There's about 57 muscles throughout your face and neck—muscles that you probably neglect during your daily workoutsYou see what happens to your body …

Muscle

“0.5% of the population knows how to code – We’re building a tool for the other 99.5%”

Weld, a Swedish startup, launches a tool that allows non-techies to create both websites and prototypes – and later this year they’ll also launch a …

Web Design