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Dig In: Winterizing lawns and gardens made easy

Months ago I read something that stuck in my brain like old gum. While young people (under 40 in this case) love gardening more than standard …

3 Uses for Lightroom's Radial Filter

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28 things to do to prepare for El Niño rains this season

If El Nino rainfall predictions are correct, this fall and winter could be the answer to drought-relief prayers. As with everything in life, however, be careful what you wish for. While there is a chance precipitation will be only moderate, there is also the possibility of powerful, drenching …

Create a Personalized Vegetable Gardening Cheat Sheet with This Tool

Vegetable growing charts and infographics are handy for both beginner and seasoned gardeners, but planting advice can also depend on where you live. …

Gardening

The best tour companies for solo travel

And for good reason— it allows you much more freedom and a greater opportunity to connect with locals.<p>According to the 2015 Visa Global Travel Intentions study, which surveyed over 13,000 travelers from 25 different countries, 24% of travelers traveled alone on their most recent leisure trip. …

How to travel abroad without having to sell your house to pay your cell phone bill

When it comes to using your cell phone abroad, international travel has gotten much less painful in recent history. Several U.S. wireless carriers …

These GIFs Will Show You the Best New Features in iOS 9

Intended to be an update that’ll deliver increased stability and an improved user experience, iOS 9 has a bunch of interesting new features, …

10 Awesome Paid iPhone Apps Worth $40 On Sale for Free Today

Welcome to our biggest list of the week featuring paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. Today’s post includes a total of 10 iOS apps that would …

Apps

Photojojo Announces Unique Lo-Fi Printing Service, Will Make 3’x4′ ‘Engineer Prints’

Earlier today, Photojojo announced its latest endeavor called “Engineer Prints.” Sold under the tagline, “your photos, human-sized,” Engineer Prints …

Hollywood's Little Princess: Shirley Temple in Photos

Shirley Temple, best known for lighting up the screen as a child star in the 1930s and 1940s, passed away at 85 on Monday evening at her home, …

11 Game-Changing Chips and Dips

Game day is fast approaching. Yes, we're talking about football. But, we're <i></i>also <i>not talking about football</i>. This is about the other playing field; this is about your kitchen. Most of us will watch to see who reigns victorious on that fateful Sunday (whether in sport, advertising, or cuteness), but …

Cooking

Winter Olympics 2014: Get to know the 11 Sochi venues

Events at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia will be held at 11 different venues, split up between the "Coastal Cluster" and the "Mountain Cluster." Let's get to know our Sochi Olympic venues.<p>The Coastal Cluster, along the Black Sea in the Adler district of the City of Sochi, is where most events …

How Successful Companies Hold On To Their Talent -- And Why It's So Important

<i>“I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.”</i>—Lawrence Bossidy, former COO of GE.<p>Working in the accounting industry in New York for the past 15 years has allowed me to see far more than just …

15 Best Leadership Books Every Young Leader Must Read

Reading is an essential life skill. It’s how we record our history and share stories. Sure, there are countless books jam-packed from cover to cover …

Reflection: An Essential Leadership Practice

“One of the greatest moments in anybody’s developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with …

7 Leadership Lies You Need to Stop Believing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We live in an age that seeks quick fixes and easy answers. Sometimes leaders abdicate their thinking to others and accept "prevailing wisdom," which is often an oxymoron.<p>I grew up, like most, accepting many things at face value. It wasn't …

Why leadership-development programs fail

Sidestepping four common mistakes can help companies develop stronger and more capable leaders, save time and money, and boost morale.<p><b>For years,</b> …

Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I didn’t know what I was going to write about today.<p>When this happens, …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Building the ultimate paper airplane, one manila folder at a time

Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a paper airplane unlike anything you've ever seen before — and it's taking him years to get it just right. He's building a 1:60 scale model of a Boeing 777, one so detailed even the tiny chairs and bathrooms look real. There are even miniature meal carts. He starts …

Flower Power

Step 1: Put down the Baby's Breath<p><i>At</i> <i>BA</i> <i>we think beyond the kitchen, because where you cook and eat is also where you entertain, relax, and live. All this week we're sharing simple ways to refresh and recharge your home for Spring</i><p>So far we've talked rugs and walls, made a few suggestions for the …

Living Rooms

15 Chic Accessories for Your Best-Ever Dinner Party

Here are our tips for how to set the mood--and the table--from dressing it up to dishing it out<p>Whether you're hosting a sit-down dinner or throwing a spontaneous happy hour, it's much easier when you've got the best-looking basics covered. Here are our tips for how to set the mood--and the …

Todd Selby's Go-To Party Cocktail

It involves homemade ginger ale<p>Yesterday, photographer Todd Selby talked to us about his morning routine. (He's a tea guy.) Now, the man who turned his popular Edible Selby website into a book, called (guess?) <i>Edible Selby</i>, out soon, tells us how he pleases all when he throws parties: with ginger …

Let Justin Timberlake's Pepino Cocktail Guide Your Way

A friendly new drink from south of the border might be just what you need to carry you through 'til Xmas<p><i>Welcome to our cocktail series, "The Happy Hour." It's Friday afternoon. Make yourself a drink.</i><p>As you enter the final miles of the holiday booze iditarod, your trusted drinking dogs are looking a …

Justin Timberlake