Heike Lingertat

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Eight ways yoga can improve your sex life

Illustrations by Trish McAlaster/The Globe and Mail<p><b>2. Yoga can improve sexual function.</b> Using and engaging Mula Bandha can actually help you have better orgasms. The perineum is the muscular body between the anus and genitals. In yoga, it is believed that by slightly contracting the pubococcygeal …

A new device allows cows to text message their farmers when they’re sick or pregnant

Soon, farmers won’t have to wait to take their cows to the cattle crush to see the vet. A text message will tell them what’s wrong.<p>An Austrian startup, SmaXtec, is placing connected sensors in cows’ stomachs to transmit health data over wifi. The sensors, each the size of a hot dog, track …

Cows

To deal with climate change we need a new financial system

Abolishing debt-based currency isn’t a new idea, but it could hold the secret to ending our economies’ environmentally damaging addiction to growth<p>When it comes to global warming, we know that the real problem is not just fossil fuels – it is the logic of endless growth that is built into our …

Climate

31 Low Light Houseplants That You Shouldn't Miss Out

Incorporating your interior spaces with houseplants enhances your quality of life. However, the biggest challenge is finding low light houseplants …

10 Sustainable Features That Are Changing The Definition Of Smart House

"Smart home" and "green home" are now nearly synonymous.<p>With the recent sale of "Real Housewife" Shannon Beador's über-eco-friendly Orange County mansion, it's clearer than ever that selling a home is about more than just a prime location and pretty paint colors. Being <i>green</i> is a major selling …

Tesla, Solar City launch groundbreaking new solar roof product

Tesla CEO Elon Musk just announced a brand new product for the no-longer-just-a-motor-company: a groundbreaking new type of building integrated …

These solar panels can literally pull clean drinking water out of thin air

That water surrounds us in the form of vapor — water's gaseous, evaporated state. We're usually only reminded of this on especially humid days, but our air can actually be considered a water source.<p>Zero Mass Water, a sustainable water startup, is trying to create an easy, off-grid way for anyone to …

Clean Energy

These are Tesla’s stunning new solar roof tiles for homes

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk wasn’t kidding when he said that the new Tesla solar roof product was better looking than an ordinary roof: the roofing replacement with solar energy gathering powers does indeed look great. It’s a far cry from the obvious and somewhat weird aftermarket panels you …

How to Get Off the Grid in 5 Steps

According to the man who wrote the book on going off-grid.<p>Chances are good that your home is connected to the electric grid, a municipal water …

20 Incredible Recipes That Show Why Potatoes Are the Perfect Comfort Food

If there’s one vegetable you never have to convince anyone to eat, even kids, it’s potatoes. Everyone loves potatoes and on October 27th, we …

How to Keep Tomatoes from Splitting

<b>When tomato plants get too much water too fast. The interior grows quickly as it absorbs the extra water from rain or disproportionate watering, The</b> …

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

Employment

Fence ideas for your graden

Garden fencing isn't typically something that fires up creativity but we want to change all that today by showing you some of the most incredible …

Affordable DublDom prefab home pops up in just one week

Russian design studio BIO Architects recently completed yet another beautiful modular home, the latest from their DublDom series of prefabricated …

Global carbon emissions just crossed a scary threshhold — permanently | VICE News

Scientists from NOAA's Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii announced Wednesday that this is the first September on record when carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has exceeded 400 parts per million, a critical metric for climate trackers.<p>Because plants across the Northern Hemisphere grow and absorb CO2 …

Climate Change

Indoor Air Pollutants That Could Be Slowly Killing You

When buying furniture or rugs, try to snag a floor sample that already has emitted gasses. If you buy, say, a new couch, let it off-gas outside for a few hours if possible until that "new couch smell" has faded somewhat.<p>Run your HVAC system fan to keep fresh air circulating and reduce the …

Could Vienna be the new Berlin, city of dreams for international investors?

A century ago and beyond, Vienna was the cultural capital of Europe, with its glamorous opera house, stylish café society and A-list roster of celebrity residents. And yet the land of Mozart and Freud, of waltzes and schnitzels, has for decades been largely ignored by international buyers. But that …

What is a Good Cash on Cash Return for an Investment Property?

You would rarely hear anyone talk about cash on cash return outside the world of real estate investing. Most other investments such as stocks are …

Opinion: This is the best time in history to invest in real estate

If you want to hate on the housing market recovery, there are certainly plenty of items to dwell on.<p>Ads for house-flipping seminars have returned to …

Real Estate

How To Have A Positive Cash Flow Income Property

Positive cash-flow is the number one most important thing when owning a rental property. Investors should make positive cash flow their priority when …

Fields of Green: 5 Favorite Lawn Substitutes

Ah, the scent of freshly mowed grass. And… lawn mower noise, grass allergies, proliferation of chemical fertilizers, obscene water consumption, and …

Gardens: ripen your tomatoes

How to get your crop up to speed<p>I freely confess to being an obsessive tomato grower, experimenting with up to 60 varieties every year in my tiny Croydon plot. Sadly, my anorak-level fixation with the fruit makes much of July and August a long and frustrating wait for them to ripen. Without a …

5 mental health-boosting supplements that everyone should take

People tend to think of supplements in terms of the physical boost they can provide, not necessarily their mental benefits. But according to holistic …

Catmint — A “Must-Have” Perennial

By Pat Chadwick<p>April 2015 - Vol 1. No. 4<p>Catmint ‘Walker’s Low’<p>If you’re looking for a perennial that is long blooming, heat tolerant, resistant to …

Why retirement is a campaign issue in Germany

Affording the golden years could be a hot topic in Germany's coming federal election, as many aging adults in the country look toward their …

Anthrax outbreak triggered by climate change kills boy in Arctic Circle

Seventy-two nomadic herders, including 41 children, were hospitalised in far north Russia after the region began experiencing abnormally high temperatures<p>A 12-year-old boy in the far north of Russia has died in an outbreak of anthrax that experts believe was triggered when unusually warm weather …