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Composting for Serious Gardeners - Organic Gardening

<i>With more than forty years of experience redefining gardening's boundaries, author Will Bonsall shows how readers can eliminate the use of off-farm</i> …

Gardening

Save hundreds of dollars on a custom computer desk—by building it yourself

A surprisingly easy step-by-step guide.<p>After spending countless hours putting together a killer workstation, you have a tricked-out desktop computer, multiple monitors, bangin' speakers, and...a surface that's too tiny to fit it all. Here's how to build your own ergonomic, customized desk that …

Woodworking

Fiat Chrysler recalls 4.8 million vehicles that could get stuck in cruise control

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles over an issue that could prevent drivers from turning off cruise control.<p>Only one incident related to the malfunction has been reported to Fiat Chrysler (FCAU), and there are no reported injuries.<p>The issue can be triggered when the car accelerates …

FCA US

Oldest European Tree Found—And It's Having a Growth Spurt

A Heldreich's pine discovered in southern Italy has been thriving in a remote part of a national park for 1,230 years.<p>A craggy pine tree growing in southern Italy is 1,230 years old, making it the oldest tree in Europe that has been scientifically dated.<p>Moreover, the ancient pine seems to be living …

National Parks

Tick Wrapped in Spider Silk Found Trapped in Amber—A First

The unlucky creature is now a boon to scientists studying the evolution of arachnid behavior.<p>Some 99 million years ago in what's now northern Myanmar, a tick enjoyed a spectacular bout of bad luck.<p>Normally, the tick would have been hiding in vegetation, hoping to latch onto a small mammal or a …

Paleontology

Landscaping with Trees: The Best Design for Your Garden

Trees can bring height, structure, and drama to borders, not to mention some precious winter interest. But planting around them can be daunting: Will …

Landscaping

Top tips for watering container plants and greenhouse tomatoes

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>In May the garden needs diligent watering<p><b>Tips for</b> …

Gardening

Google AR Headset Tipped To Take On HoloLens

Google could be working on an augmented reality headset to take on the likes of Microsoft’s HoloLens and the upcoming Magic Leap headset.<p>That’s the word from the guys at WinFuture, who suggest that the Mountain View tech giant’s codenamed ‘Google A65′ headset will be powered by a dedicated AR …

Augmented Reality

Here 15 Vegetables You Didn’t Know You Could Eat and Grow Again

Romaine Lettuce<p>Eating salad is about to feel way more satisfying after growing those healthy greens on your own. Just stick your unused root in soil, …

Onions

25 Herbs, Vegetables & Plants You Can Grow In Water

Do you have a few favorite “go-to” herbs? Why not grow them in water and keep them close at hand on the kitchen window sill or right on the counter? …

Plants

Scientists Just Transferred Memories From One Creature to Another

Sea snails picked up memories of another snail, in an experiment that hasn't been replicated since the 1960s.<p>Memory transfer between living creatures may sound like science fiction, but according to scientists at UCLA and a paper published ENeuro, it just became a tested reality: researchers …

Biology

Disconnect in these A-frame tiny cabins in the Catskills

The Catskills area will soon welcome the Eastwind Hotel, a 1920s bunk house that has been converted into a gorgeous boutique hotel and accompanying …

Outdoors

fighting horsetail, moving hydrangea, and more: q&a with ken druse

ANYBODY GOT an Urgent Garden Question? Apparently so, and this month’s topics range from transplanting hydrangeas, to tackling horsetail or [read …

Gardening

Samsung takes a swipe at iPhone “Batterygate” and notch in new ad

Samsung has released a new ad that once again picks a fight with its biggest rival, Apple. The video ad, dubbed “Moving On,” follows on from last year’s “Growing Up” campaign, and sees Samsung using recent controversies surrounding the Cupertino giant as ammunition in the ongoing fight for …

Justice League

Here’s How to Prepare Your Home for the Upcoming Tick Explosion

Tick experts are saying a tick explosion is set to happen this summer. In order to avoid ticks in the house this summer, here's how to prep your home.<p>…

Disease

Scientists Calculate the Pressure Inside a Proton and It's Higher Than in a Neutron Star

The pressure inside the particles that make up every atom in the universe could be greater than the pressure inside the densest stars, according to a …

Physics

Venezuela inmates seize control of prison ahead of presidential election

<b>(CNN) —</b> Inmates have revolted and taken control of a notorious prison in Venezuela, as the volatile country braces for presidential elections decried as illegitimate by regional leaders.<p>Men identifying themselves as prisoners posted videos online saying they had taken over a detention center in the …

Venezuela

What Is Consciousness?

Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers

Consciousness

8 Best Homemade Garden Fertilizers

Organic gardening is as popular as ever, and the methods we use plays a critical role in our health and the health of the planet.<p>There are many …

Gardening

15 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Buy Once And Regrow Forever

We all know about the normal ways to grow plants – from seeds. But, did you know that there are many plants that you can grow from leftovers and …

Gardening

DO YOU LIKE TULIPS? YOU WON’T BELIEVE HOW EASY IT IS TO GROW THEM AT HOME! JUST FOLLOW THESE STEPS

Everybody wants to have a beautiful garden at home, but this is easier said than done. Plants require a lot of care in order to bloom and look great, …

Plants

12 Interesting Ways To Use Coffee In The Garden

Some coffee-loving gardeners may not realize that the spent coffee grounds left behind in the pot could be used in the garden with incredible …

Gardening

A futurist imagines the Earth populated exclusively by the 1 percent

The book hits stores on August 14th, 2018<p>Science fiction is often pretty bad at predicting the future: rather, it’s a better barometer of the present. But every now and again, an author establishes a reputation for insight into what the future might hold. One such author is Canadian writer and …

Self-Pity

Temperature-controlled turtle sex gene found

<b>Scientists have isolated the gene responsible for temperature-controlled sex determination in turtles.</b><p>Red eared slider turtles, a common household pet, develop into male or female embryos according to their egg incubation temperature.<p>This little understood process is also at work in the eggs of …

Turtles

Here’s How You Can Grow An Avocado Tree In A Garden Pot

The next time when you eat an avocado remember to save the seed. You may think that this will be a funny project, but you could really sprout the …

Gardening

Archaeologists uncover stunning find to help shed light on the dawn of mankind

Australian researchers have led a dig which they say has shed new light on the dawn of civilized humans.<p>Archaeologists from the Australian National University (ANU) have unearthed a treasure trove of items from a cave in Kenya, giving researchers fresh insight into a crucial time period when <i>Homo</i> …

Archaeology

"Pollen Bomb" Tree in Viral Video May Not Cause Allergies After All

But it's still exploding on the internet.<p>As if allergy sufferers needed further proof of the heightened pollen threat this year, a video of a “pollen …

New Jersey

How To Play Your Steam Games On Android And iOS Devices

Later this month Valve is introducing a notable extension to its Steam Link service in the form of two free apps that will allow gamers to stream their Steam library to smart TVs, iOS and Android devices.<p>Way back in 2015 I made a bold, if flawed, prediction: Microsoft would allow PC-to-Xbox …

Apps

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Nutrition

How to plant in pots and containers part 3: summer

It is with summer pots that you can have a ball, thanks to the huge range of flowery things guaranteed to give you July to October brilliance. Are …

Plants