Sam Hodges

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Vegetable planting guide: what to plant in September

Windowbox or balcony planter<p><b>Sow</b>: Salad leaf mixtures as cut-and-come-again and peas in pots for leafy shoots.<p>Patio pots and containers<p><b>Plant</b>: Plug plants of oriental greens such as komatsuna, mibuna, mizuna, pak choi F1 'Red’ and kalibroc F1 'Atlantis’ and cut-and-come-again autumn salad plug plants.<p>…

Gardening

Apple Pie Cake

Apple Pie Cake! Layers of spice cake, vanilla buttercream, apple pie filling, and even flakey pie crust.<p>It’s moving week!! I am SO excited. We’ve …

Baking

Breakfast Breads

Looking for an easy breakfast bread recipe? Here, a selection of our favorites, from classic banana bread to gluten-free brown sugar monkey bread …

Breakfast

A Collection Of Comics That Introverts Will Totally Relate To

(Comic via Gemma Correll)<p>When Myers-Briggs came up with their test to categorize people as either introverted or extroverted they couldn't have known …

Trunk bombs: South Africa's elephant street art – in pictures

South African graffiti artist Falko One’s street art project, Once Upon a Town, sees lively elephant murals storming the walls of neglected neighbourhoods. “I want to make people happy,” he says. “The aim is for these communities to feel pride. The happiness in the form of the bright colours must …

South Africa

Warren Buffett's NV Energy Is Losing Customers on the Vegas Strip to Renewable Energy

Solar panels on the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas. Image source: NRG Energy.<p>Warren Buffett's utility in Nevada is having a rough year from a public-relations standpoint. NV Energy, which is owned by <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> , has felt a backlash from residential solar customers after regulators made …

Artist Fixes Damaged Objects By Placing Them in Beehives

Aganetha Dyck latest collaboration with bees teaches us about natural design.<p>These honeycomb encrusted sculptures look like they're 3D printed or shaped by a sculptor’s hands but all have been built by nature's most efficient designers: bees. Canadian artist Aganetha Dyck is the woman behind these …

Art

What It's Like to Do Drugs in Your 40s

We spoke to some high-functioning drug users in their 40s about their vices and how drugs have affected their lives.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Serbia</i><p>Stepping into your 40s is a shock to many because of the harsh realization that even if your brain is still in its prime, your body is …

Mind

Here's a surprising recipe replacement for eggs

You've heard of root-to-stalk and nose-to-tail cooking, but here's a way to limit waste that may not have crossed your mind: Use the water in a can …

More Tea

20 Breakfast Bowls to Jump-Start Your Morning

With desk lunches becoming more and more common, it’s also increasingly important to unplug and find some time for yourself. There’s one way to do exactly that, and it’s so simple you’re going to want to try it right away. Want the solution? It’s breakfast! Here’s the deal: If you can make time at …

Breakfast

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The Prerequisite To True Love Most People Skip

We've all heard people say “you can’t love someone unless you love yourself.” But a lot of my clients believe they <i>are</i> being loving to their partner, …

Faking happiness on social media helped me cope with depression

My life looks pretty good on Facebook. If you browsed through my feed, you might see a photo of me drinking wine by my husband in a hot tub, surrounded by a foot of snow. Then there are more blatant self-congratulations: <i>Check out this NPR piece that was filmed during my last mushroom-collecting</i> …

Social Media

These Charming Optical Illusions Pop Off the Page | Monday Insta Illustrator

Don't look down.<p>Tricking the eye with illustration isn't difficult—it's a simple matter of looking up the techniques on YouTube. But doing it well, with imagination, charm, and panache, is another matter entirely. See the works of Ramon Bruin for inspiration on nailing the genre. Whether he's …

Art

Cannabis preserved India's ancient Ellora caves from decay for 1,500 years

Indian archaeologists have discovered that hemp played a key role in preserving the ancient Ellora caves in the western state of Maharashtra. New …

Cannabis

What If Physical Illness Were Treated Like Mental Illness?

What if you were sick in bed for three days? You’re popping Advil like candy to keep your fever down. You feel like you are going to die. Well-meaning friends offer to swing by the store if you need anything. Your mother brings over chicken soup and tells you to rest up and take it easy. Everyone …

The Brain

CRISPR Gene Editing Has Even More Potential Than We Thought, According to a New Study

CRISPR gene editing! It slices! It dices! It's one of the most talked-about biological advances in modern science for its ability to precisely and …

Genetics

Scientists discover a potential new species: Caspar The Ghost Octopus

Technically Incorrect: Somewhere just off an island near Hawaii, there's something scary. Or is it friendly? It's definitely different.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I know people who are haunted by octopuses.<p>They find them threatening, …

Zoology

Who is the real Melania Trump and what kind of first lady would she be?

A demure political spouse sums up her approach on the campaign trail but beneath the polished exterior she may just be as fiery as Donald<p>In December 1999, a writer for the New York Times asked the Slovenian-born model Melania Knauss a question that at the time seemed quite fanciful. If her then …

Donald Trump

Some people are more likely to get bitten by mosquitoes — here’s why

For some of us, mosquito bites are an annoyance that plagues our arms and legs all summer long.<p>Meanwhile, others seem immune to the pesky things, …

Alejandro González Iñárritu: I made 'irresponsible decisions' on The Revenant shoot

Mexican film-maker, whose production for the Oscars favourite has been called a ‘living hell’, insists opting to shoot in remote, freezing Canada was entirely justified by film’s acclaim<p>Alejandro González Iñárritu has admitted to making “bad” and “irresponsible” decisions as director of The …

Filmmaking

Top 5 evolution misconceptions you should stop believing

Given its huge success in describing the natural world for the past 150 years, the theory of evolution is remarkably misunderstood. In a recent …

DNA rice breakthrough raises 'green revolution' hopes

Over the next few years farmers are expected to have new genome sequencing technology at their disposal, helping to offset a myriad of problems that threaten to curtail production of the grain that feeds half of humanity.<p>Drawing on a massive bank of varieties stored in the Philippines and …

Genetics

Why do people go bald? Science finally has an answer

If you were wondering why your hair was looking somewhat less lustrous than in previous years, we finally have an answer for you: it's because your …

hair loss

'Wrong type of trees' in Europe increased global warming

<b>The assumption that planting new forests helps limit climate change has been challenged by a new study.</b><p>Researchers found that in Europe, trees grown since 1750 have actually increased global warming.<p>The scientists believe that replacing broadleaved species with conifers is a key reason for the …

Climate Change

Architecture Students Design Sustainable Low-Income Homes That Can Be Built for $20K

The architecture students at Auburn University's Rural Studio prove that well-designed homes can still be affordable, thanks to their initiative called the 20K Project. The undergraduate program advocates for social justice through architecture, and to demonstrate this, students have created …

Architecture

New dinosaur species may have been found

Five-and-a-half metre plesiosaur skeleton could be a new species, experts say<p>Paleontologists believe they may have discovered a new species of dinosaur after digging up the remains of a 165 million year old sea creature.<p>The five-and-a-half metre plesiosaur skeleton was found in a quarry in …