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A Beginner's Guide To Organic Pest-Free Gardening

Using as many organic techniques as possible in your garden or yard is the healthiest way to protect the environment and the people around you. But how can you protect your Garden of Eden from insects and critters that would like to make it their dinner? How can you resist breaking out the big …

Rid Your Yard Of Crabgrass Without Using Harmful Weed Killers

Crabgrass—the bane of many homeowners—is a troublesome plant. Not only does it outgrow and outcompete more polite lawn grasses, it can also exhibit …

What's More Important: Credentials or Experience?

Not all teachers are created equally and neither are the programs that made them that way. And so it's true for administrative licenses and programs …

115 Portraits Capture the Queer Sexy 70s

'The 1970s: The Blossoming of a Queer Enlightenment' explores gay liberation.<p>A 1979 black and white Rink Foto photograph entitled, <i>Lovers in a 1951 Mercury</i>, of a nude gay couple, in the throes of sexual ecstasy, captures the full force of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art’s current …

5 Money-Saving Lessons I Learned in a Month of Budgeting

How to save some dough without going loco.<p>In January, I went cold turkey—literally. After calculating the alarming amount I spent on groceries and dining out in 2016, I embarked on a food lovers' budget plan to pinch pennies while still eating well. A month in, I've nixed mediocre cafeteria lunches …

The 9 Top Trends in Wine Consumption to Watch Right Now

The Wine Market Council, together with Nielsen and expert panelists, sound off on what, where and why Americans are drinking, with a few surprises …

The Muslim ban has brought the US close to constitutional crisis | Trevor Timm

A series of troubling events since Friday’s order have pushed the country into uncharted territory – and Stephen Bannon was central to the chaos<p>Donald Trump’s White House is plunging the United States into a full-blown constitutional crisis a little more than a week into his administration. One of …

Donald Trump

When Muslims got blocked at American airports, U.S. veterans rushed to help

Jeffrey Buchalter was reflooring his foyer in Chesapeake Beach, Md., and listening to MSNBC over the weekend when he heard the news: An Iraqi who had worked with American forces as an interpreter had been stopped from entering the U.S. under a new executive order on immigration from President Trump.<p>…

Immigration

Slayers of Social Security: Rep. Sam Johnson and other Republicans like Paul Ryan want to gut safety net for older Americans

<b>Paul Ryan; Sam Johnson (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Charles Dharapak/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>With false claims that Social Security is “going bankrupt,” GOP congressman wants to slash elders’ retirement funds<p>Jim Hightower<p>January 29, 2017 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Uncle Sam wants you!<p>Not the symbolic Uncle Sam, but Sam …

Retirement

How Trump's Immigration Order Is Affecting Higher Education

Experts worry about the impact on academia and scholarship.<p>In the aftermath of the Trump administration’s executive order temporarily banning immigration from a number of Muslim-majority countries to the United States, universities and scholars across the country are grappling with what the …

Immigration

5 ways to try salmon | Features

Salmon is a beautiful fish, and a great way of getting omega-3 and essential fatty acids into our diets. Everyone should have a go at cooking salmon …

20 Inspiring Dinners That Will Help You Eat Around the Globe

Dinner can be a struggle: You’re tired, time-strapped and fresh out of ideas. Well, put those casserole recipes away in favor of international inspiration. Stumped on where to start? Read on for 20 global classics like paella and beef stroganoff that will take your tastebuds on their best journey …

10 Vegetarian Food Hacks that will Change the Way you Eat

Looking to take your cooking game to the next level? Look no further than the following vegetarian food hacks that will keep your food delicious and …

Tate Modern to host 'once in a lifetime' Picasso exhibition

Landmark show will focus on ‘year of wonders’ 1932, at height of painter’s affair with young lover Marie-Thérèse Walter<p>Picasso’s greatest works of art are being brought together for a “once in a lifetime” exhibition in London and Paris that will take visitors through a pivotal year in the artist’s …

Art

Expert Advice: 10 Tips to Get Your Garden Ready for Spring

Waiting for spring can make you as antsy as waiting for Christmas when you were a kid. Will it ever get here? And then it arrives suddenly…and …

10 Trips to Make a Backpacker for Life

We long for the wild. We yearn for quiet peaks, undisturbed lakes, and stretches of lonely trail. Though we experience them alone, it’s this passion …

Hiking

Bottle Your Own Cocktails, and Drink Better Wherever You Go

Going the extra mile at your Super Bowl party. Impressing someone on Valentine’s Day. Enjoying yourself on a ski lift.<p>Those are but three reasons …

From Russia with love: How Donald Trump uses Kremlin propaganda techniques against the American people

<b>(Getty/Drew Angerer/Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Whatever the truth is about Trump and Putin, Trump’s political rise was built on Russian-style propaganda<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>January 25, 2017 12:00am (UTC)<p>Did Vladimir Putin direct Russian spies and other agents to interfere in the 2016 American presidential …

Donald Trump

Mushroom Pasta Recipe, How to Make the Best Mushroom Pasta in the World

Mushroom Pasta with Italian Sausage<p>Mushroom pasta mixed with sausage mince is a hearty dish full of rich flavours and country aromas. The intensity of porcini mushrooms will take you direct to Italy and when mixed with tasty sausage and a drizzle of truffle oil, no one will be able to resist.<p>This …

Higher Rates Of Hate Crimes Are Tied To Income Inequality

In the 10 days after the 2016 election, nearly 900 hate incidents were reported to the Southern Poverty Law Center, averaging out to 90 per day. By …

Demographics

The Many Scandals of Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet

One of the women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct has sued him for defamation after he labeled her claims false.<p>Donald Trump is now president and not just a private citizen, but that doesn’t mean he’s free of the controversies that dogged him in his former life.<p>Last week, a few days before …

Munira Ahmed: the woman who became the face of the Trump resistance

<b>Exclusive:</b> Ahmed tells the Guardian about being illustrated by Shepard Fairey as the banner of a movement: ‘It’s about saying, I am American just as you are’<p>Munira Ahmed, a 32-year-old freelancer from Queens, has become the face of resistance to the Trump administration, her image carried by …

Donald Trump's Company Is Receiving Direct Payments From Foreign Agents Right Now

It's not a possible conflict of interest. It's an actual conflict of interest.<p>WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump’s business receives direct payments from a registered foreign agent funded by the government of Abu Dhabi.<p>The U.S. headquarters for the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority is located …

5 trips every wine lover should take

And while more and more wine destinations seem to sprout up every year, some places will always set the standard for wine lovers.<p>Whether you want to taste your way across Burgundy, Piedmont, Sonoma, or the Douro Valley, these 10 essential trips will inspire you to explore the wide world of …

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<i>Written by Ruth de Jauregui; Updated April 13, 2018</i><p>The annoying little gnats fluttering around houseplants are fungus gnats (Orfelia and Bradysia spp.). Fungus gnats are generally harmless, but are an indication of overwatering and decaying plant matter. There are several methods to treat fungus …

Plants

Counterintelligence investigation into Team Trump casts a wide net

The morning of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, the <i>New York Times</i> published a striking front-page report: multiple U.S. agencies “are …

How the Teacher Shortage Could Turn Into a Crisis

The winner of a $1 million prize honoring excellence in teaching set off shockwaves last year when she said that, given the current climate, she would not encourage people to consider teaching in public schools.<p>Perhaps that declaration, from veteran teacher Nancie Atwell, shouldn't have come as a …

Everything You Need to Know About Social Security

If you pay taxes and you plan on retiring in your golden years, you should probably know a thing or two about Social Security. No doubt you’ve heard …

Isolation of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: Part I

Earlier this year I received a message from a long-time reader of my Communications [1], who was persuaded of the urgency of the climate problem. As a significant supporter of the Democratic Party, he had the opportunity to meet President Obama, and he was preparing a specific question: would the …

Obama torches GOP on Syrian refugees: 'Now they are scared of 3-year-old orphans'

President Barack Obama is taking an even harsher tone against governors and lawmakers who want to stop the U.S. resettlement of Syrian refugees, blasting them for being "scared of widows and orphans" while playing into the hands of the Islamic State terrorist group.<p>"We are not well served when, in …