Ryan Shortell

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Tropical gardening is all too often associated with expense and poor results. But choose your plants wisely and you can turn your patch into a slice of verdant jungle<p>As a botanist who grew up in tropical Singapore I have always been in love with exotic garden style, but not in the way you might …

Plants

The Story Behind The McLaren F1’s 240.1 mph Run

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>British<br>• Cars<br>• Engineering<p>Racing driver Andy Wallace climbed into a McLaren F1 in 1998 wearing a helmet, a button-down …

How This Millennial Nomad Affords Full-Time Travel

There is an elephant in the room. The virtual room, that is. I recently quit my corporate job in New York City to circumnavigate the globe by couch-surfing, and one of the first questions people keep asking me is: "how are you affording this?"<p>It seems that as of late, fed-up Millennials are …

The 25 Best Albums of 2016

Good God, what a year for music this has been. And even more than that, it has been a superb year for the album. As attention spans grow ever shorter …

Leaf Is A “Plug N’ Plant” Box To Automatically Grow Pot In Your Home

Marijuana is a sticky subject. Twenty-three states (and D.C) have legalized some form of medical use, but possession, growth and distribution are still illegal in the majority of the United States.<p>However, as is the case with most new industries, slow regulation hasn’t stopped innovation.<p>Leaf, a …

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend | Inc.com

Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few continuing education courses. However, for a busy entrepreneur, being away from the office for a …

Self-improvement

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

The world's 12 best natural swimming pools | CNN Travel

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

27 Stunning Lakeside Campsites

Photo by Matthew Hosford, Explorer for The Outbound<p>There's something special about waking up at sunrise to a glassy mountain lake outside your tent. If you're ready to make this a reality, check out this list of lakeside campsites and start planning your next adventure.<p>1. Mono Lake<p>California | Car …