Ziyaad Lorgat

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Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

'My husband killed himself while I slept - in his note he left a message for what I should do'

Emma Picton-Jones was 22 years old when she met the man she would go on to marry.<p>It was at a rugby tournament, and she and Dan swapped numbers that …

Mental Health

Recycled glass terrariums

If you are stuck indoors right now maybe a bit of green will brighten your day. These mini terrariums just might be the project to put on your to-do …

Tutorials

The 10 Books Every Gardener Should Read

Unless you’re lucky enough to be surrounded by knowledgeable gardeners—whether they are parents, friends, or neighbors—you can often find yourself …

Amazing images of London show the city's evolution over nearly 2,000 years

London started as a small Roman settlement along the Thames River. But today, more than 8.6 million people call the place home.<p>Here are 21 maps, paintings, and old-time photographs that show the journey of the British capital.

England

5 plants and flowers that will help you sleep better

<b>Sleep, or lack of, is one of the biggest problems every household faces. But there's an easy and relatively low cost solution that can make you sleep</b> …

The Best Research on Body Fat, Losing Fat, and Eating Fat

<b>If I see an article on the Internet or in paper publication worth reading, I take notes of the gist of the article and secure its reference.</b> If it …

Glorious green office in Tokyo a showpiece for urban agriculture

The Pasona Group’s blooming headquarters doubles as a promotional tool for farming<p>Tokyo’s streetscape typically leans towards the modern and mechanized, crowded with bright signs, busy neon lights, and new office towers. But a few blocks from the city’s main train station, the nine-story office of …

Tesla's Former Chief Engineer Has a New Luxury Electric Car

One of the key engineering minds behind Tesla’s groundbreaking electric Model S sedan has a daring new luxury electric car he and his team will …

Top 10 Free and Affordable Mental Health and Counseling Resources

This week’s roundup isn’t so much a <i>top</i> 10, since this isn’t ranked, and there’s way more than we can cover, but here are ten of our favorite mental …

Mental Health

Alys Fowler: how to grow garlic

Now’s the time to plant garlic – not least so you can make your own cold remedy<p>There are many reasons I loved my recent visit to Killruddery House & Gardens in Bray, County Wicklow. Those 17th-century long ponds, and the rare and intact patte d’oie, or goose foot, avenues. There’s the walled garden …

Weed Wisdom: What 10 Common Weeds Are Trying to Tell You

Listen up! Your weeds are trying to tell you something.<p>Like all varieties of plants, individual weeds thrive in particular conditions. Some like it …

Gardening

18 garden fences that'll get the neighbours talking

It might not seem like the most interesting topic on the face of it, but the garden fencing you choose will either make or break your garden.<p>Once …

Londoners in 2050 won't need cars. They'll be living in an app-powered eco-capital

The success of London in 2050 will be measured by its environment. By this I don’t just mean the quality of its air, or whether it has retained its biodiversity, important though those are. I mean the overall quality of life for Londoners. Will they experience the city as spacious, efficient, …

Hydroponics at home: It doesn’t have to be hard, or ugly

By Shayla Love<p>, Features Intern<p>The International Space Station and your 500-square-foot studio have more in common than you might think: Both environments are a great place to experiment with hydroponics.<p>Hydroponic systems grow plants not in soil but in water that is enriched with nutrients. The …

Cushions Of Colour - Hebes

For a winning combination of year-round foliage colour & summer flower-power, look no further than Hebes.<p>Celebrated for their stunning foliage and …

What Is the Direct-to-Consumer Sales Model and Why Should You Care?

Why legacy designers and upstarts alike are skipping the department store<p>After a short stay in bankruptcy last year to reorganize her business, Mellon’s plan now is to sell her shoes directly to consumers online, and perhaps in her own retail stores in the future; bypassing department stores and …

9 Foods That Make You Hungrier

You weren’t all that hungry before your handful of chips or midday banana. But instead of tiding you over to your next meal, you are ravenous. What …

The advantages of using wooden pathways in your garden

By Barbara Damrosch<p>, Contributor<p>Once upon a time, there were three little pigs, and they each decided to plant a garden. When it came to making paths in them, each chose a different style. The first pig, who was ambitious and practical, built paths made of brick that led you past little brick-edged …

Why You'll Want a Dehydrator—Even If You Don't *Need* One

My dehydrator, a 9-tray Excalibur, is a big clunky box of a thing that whirs perpetually when it’s on, so much so that I’ve banished it from the kitchen to the garage. It’s not as lovely as my copper jam pot, or put to use quite as frequently as my Scanpan skillet. <b>And yet I love the bulky …

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A Multi-Sensorial Urban Garden Has Sprouted Up In Italy

In collaboration with Farm Cultural Park, OFL Architecture has created a multi-sensory urban garden in Favara, Italy, for their client Milia …

Morning Showers Can Boost Your Mental Health, Here's Why

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

Meet a Woman Who Keeps 500 Plants in Her Brooklyn Apartment

“I think that the only way I've really been able to survive in New York is by surrounding myself with plants,” says Summer Rayne Oakes, who lives in …

Plants

Paul Gascoigne's struggle is not entertainment. Mocking him only adds to the mental illness stigma

Yesterday, The Sun printed a photograph of Paul Gascoigne that quickly caught the attention of Twitter. Next to the headline 'AGONY OF SICK GAZZA', the photo showed the visibly ill 49-year old as he as he climbed out of a taxi underdressed to buy some alcohol. It immediately began to circulate …

Mental Health

Gardening calendar: what to do in July

About thyme<p>Remember that the more you use your herbs, the more young, bushy growth they will produce and the more tempting they will be to harvest. A virtuous circle. Many herbs make very pretty and scented foliage to bunch alongside cut flowers, too, if nothing else keeps you picking.<p>Water …

31 Garage Organization Ideas…to whip yours into SHAPE!!

As much as we try, our garage is always a mess.It’s a 3-car garage but we only have 2 cars, so the 3rd bay is used for tools and lawn stuff and DIY …

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