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9 secrets to container gardening

Pots make gardening seem easy, but there's still plenty that can go wrong. Certified organic grower Tom Yost shares his nine tips for planting in pots this spring.<p>After a year or two of housing flowers or vegetables, the soil in your container garden will be depleted of the nutrients needed to keep …

How to Clean the Brown Stuff Off Your Sheet Pans

By Alyse Whitney<p>Two ingredients will make them look (almost) as good as new.<p>No matter how hard you scrub, there are some stains that just won't come out with soap and water. Case in point: the eternally-dirty sheet pan that always seems to have <b>brown, burnt-on residue</b> coating the sides. But we don't …

Elegant and Graceful Home Decor Ideas

We all want to make our homes better and beautiful and for this we need to be savvy and creative as well. Decorating a home needs a budget but more …

Green roof flows into a lush living wall on this modern Vancouver home

Texture and hand craftsmanship are king in this beautiful modern home in Vancouver. Design studio Measured Architecture completed the Rough House, a …

Design

No Lie: These 2 Workouts Burn More Calories Than a 3-Mile Run

Let’s be honest, running is a great workout. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but research shows that you can burn around 113 calories for each mile …

The next iPhone won’t switch to USB-C, but its cable likely will

<i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reported earlier this week that the next iPhone would feature a “USB-C port for the power cord and other peripheral devices instead of the company’s original Lightning connector.” The poorly worded report made it seem like Apple was planning to replace its Lightning …

Mobile Technology

10 ways to make the most of a garden wall

If you have a garden wall that soaks up the sun for part or all of the day, treasure it and rejoice. Walls abound with gardening opportunity as they offer a vertical microclimate that you can turn into invaluable growing space. The next sunny day, become a wall-watcher. Notice which of yours are …

Tip: One Move for Indestructible Shoulders

Add this exercise to your workout to strengthen joints, build muscle, and increase range of motion.<p>Strong, Functional Shoulders<p>Big strong shoulders …

Wonderful DIY Crafts for Your Home

We have gathered here some out of the box ideas to give your home a pretty classic look simply by handicrafts items that you can easily create from …

Historic San Francisco church creatively reborn as loft apartments

Just across the street from San Francisco‘s iconic Dolores Park is a striking dome-topped building with bold white columns lined up along its …

Make Your Space Look Bigger: 10 Lofted Bedrooms

We believe that there are many awesome advantages to having a loft in your home. Loft design is a stylish and effective way to maximize space in any room of the house - especially the bedroom. If you don't mind a few stairs, then lofting your bedroom might be perfect for you.<p>Take a look at ten …

Interior Design

Mouth Watering Foods and Recipes Ideas

Here we have assembled some outclass, mouthwatering recipes to make your life more spicy, delicious and sumptuous. Win the hearts of your family with …

6 Quick Papercraft Gifts for Your Valentine

Valentines Day is tomorrow! Hand made valentine gifts are always more meaningful and better received than something store bought, so why not make something? Yes, you have less than 24 hours to do it, but that shouldn’t stop you.<p>Whenever I need something impressive in a rush, I look to origami and …

Crafting

Gorgeous Ideas for Heart-Touching Crafts

If you are a craft lover and you have sufficient free time then we have some superb ideas that will help you craft wonderful decor items for your …

How I lost 12kg with this 20-minute workout

Having been a size four my whole life, it was disconcerting to see that my love for all things sweet (I’m Punjabi) and my sudden, slow metabolism had …

Fitness

Are these tigers really ‘obese’?

They do say the camera adds 10 pounds.<p>Siberian tigers at a zoo in China’s Harbin province have captured attention for their paunchy physiques, but a …

Wildlife

How to Get Fit When You Have Arthritic Knees

Arthritis in the knee can be the result of many things -- from a bad spill you took while running a marathon, to rheumatoid arthritis, a condition …

DIY Wonderful Wooden Pallets Ideas

Palette wood is the easiest and cheapest way to recreate amazing wooden furniture. It not only fulfills the requirements of your home but also lends …

Huawei's Honor 6X Is a Sleek and Affordable Dual-Camera Smartphone

A year after offering an affordable Android smartphone with a metal body and fingerprint sensor, Huawei is raising its game further with the Honor 6X.<p>Last year, the Honor 5X by Huawei shook up the affordable smartphone scene by bringing high-end features such as a metal body and fingerprint …

Phones

Heavy Rains Could Trigger Massive Poppy Bloom

California's rainy winter is already bearing fruit (er, flowers). The Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve has passed the minimum rain threshold …

San Francisco

If you can only have one light, strongly consider a big octabox

Well, of course, it won’t be just one type of light, you will also have a bare flash to play with. But if you can only have one modifier, I would say …

Photography

An Angular Futuristic House in Georgia

The Decatur, Georgia, residence belonging to two book authors is an angular exercise in creating a dynamic structure.<p>"It has energy and does not feel heavy or is static," says architect Staffan Svenson of Atlanta-based firm Dencity Design. Inside, Svenson divided the house into seven levels and …

9 Gardening Trends That Will Be Taking Over Flower Beds This Year

Find out what's growing in popularity.<p>With spring approaching, we've all got gardening on our minds. But before you start hoeing and sowing, get inspired by what's trending in the plant world. Here's what garden and landscape trends you can expect to see sprouting up everywhere in 2017, according …

Gardening

How To Make Chocolate Pound Cake

<b>Heat the oven and prepare the pan:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven, making sure there are no racks above it, and heat to 325°F. Coat a …

Saltwater Crocodile

AnimalsPhoto Ark?<p>About the Saltwater Crocodile<p>Earth’s largest living crocodilian—and, some say, the animal most likely to eat a human—is the saltwater or estuarine crocodile. Average-size males reach 17 feet and 1,000 pounds, but specimens 23 feet long and weighing 2,200 pounds are not</b> …

Wildlife

The 5 best exercises to do if you're stuck in a workout rut

Feeling demotivated? Re-vamp your training with these top moves<p>When it comes to getting fit (and staying that way), one of the biggest obstacles to …

DIY Weekend Crafts Ideas to Decorate Your Home

Your home is just like your kids, that needs attention, care, pampering, love and affection. If you fail to make this bond of attachment with your …

Crafting

Unique and Pretty DIY Wooden Pallet Projects

Creating beautiful furniture from pallet wood will become your most favorite hobby when you will see that how easily useful things can be crafted out …