William Birchall

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How to get started with your Apple Watch: The ultimate guide

Customize Settings<p>Customize Apps<p>How to find apps for Apple Watch<p>Apple Watch apps (and the Apple Watch App Store) aren't standalone as they are on …

Deter Garden Pests Naturally with a DIY Caffeine Spray

You can rid your garden of pests naturally using a number of clever methods, but when you need to deter insects in real time a caffeine spray can do …

How To Prune Any Plant In Your Garden

<b>Do you prune your shrubs back all the way to the ground or only one third of the way? Do you prune just the old wood? What’s the secret to pruning</b> …

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

With numerous kid-, pet- and earth-friendly ways to rid your garden of pesky weeds, here are nine stand-outs to put to the test.<p>By Hand<p>You can rid …

The Quick and Easy Guide to Fertilizing Your Lawn

Spring is the perfect time to fertilize your lawn.<p>The best time to fertilize your lawn is in the spring, when the soil temperature reaches 55 degrees Fahrenheit. You'll know when the soil warms up to 55 because the lilacs begin to blossom and the grass starts growing. For most parts of the country, …

Techniques for Repairing Bare Spots in Your Lawn

Bare patches in an otherwise full, healthy lawn may be the result of pet urine, heavy foot traffic, infestations by grubs or other pests, or a …

7 Chemical Free Fixes For All Those Lawn Problems You Seem To Have

By some estimates, our chemically addicted lawns are as polluting to our health and to waterways as <b>chemical agriculture</b>. The U.S. Environmental …

Lawn Care Products and Maintenance-Lawn Tips

Get Rid of Garden Pests Naturally

Watching as your plants are being destroyed by pests like slugs, aphids or cabbage worm can be very frustrating. This video demonstrates simple pest …

U.S. Ice Storm 'Holds Hands' With UK Flood

Yet another storm battered southern parts of the United Kingdom on Friday, with winds up to 80 mph and heavy rain. Based on satellite imagery, this …

3 Winter Words You Should Know

Bombogenesis, polar vortex, and williwaw—what do these really mean?<p>"Bombo"-what? Bombogenesis. It's not a word you expect to hear from your local meteorologist. So what is it exactly? And what's with the mishmash of strange weather vernacular over the past few months?<p>On Tuesday, meteorologist John …

Perfect Storm Photo by Burcu Basar — National Geographic Your Shot

Close to hell Photo by Rui Videira — National Geographic Your Shot

Weather Gone Wild

Rains that are almost biblical, heat waves that don’t end, tornadoes that strike in savage swarms—there’s been a change in the weather lately. What's going on?<p><b>The weekend forecast</b> for Nashville, Tennessee, called for two to four inches of rain. But by the afternoon of Saturday, May 1, 2010, parts …

Georgia governor declares state of emergency as winter storm looms

Governor Nathan Deal was criticized for his response to January 28 snow storm that paralyzed the Atlanta metro area<p>With memories of thousands of vehicles gridlocked for hours on icy metro Atlanta highways fresh in their minds, officials in north Georgia prepared Monday for another round of winter …

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts again – in pictures

Villagers have been evacuated after the volcano in North Sumatra province, Indonesia, erupted again. The volcano has erupted sporadically since September

UK weather recap: Hundreds of homes will be flooded over the next two days, Environment Agency warns

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The Longbow

The longbow dominated medieval warfare. Medieval England not only saw the use of longbows in battle but of several types of bows – the short bow, the …

Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Cromwell served as Henry VIII’s chief minister from 1533 to 1540. Cromwell gained a reputation as an unscrupulous politician who, like …

Harry Quebert: The French thriller that has taken the world by storm

'The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair', a French novel by the 28 year-old lawyer Joel Dicker, may be the cleverest, creepiest book you'll read this year, says Gaby Wood<p>Two years ago, Joël Dicker, a Swiss man in his mid-twenties, wrote a novel about a man in his mid-twenties who writes a novel. …

Split Second

• <b>Author:</b> David Baldacci<p><i>Split Second</i> is the first in the gripping King and Maxwell series by bestselling author David Baldacci.<p>When something distracts Secret Agent Sean King for a split second, it costs him his career and presidential candidate, Clyde Ritter, his life. But what stole his attention? …

Activity-Tracking App Renders Fitness Bands Obsolete

Mobile<p>EMail<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>The Latest<p>Gaming & Play<p>Collaborative Streaming Is Changing How People Game<p>Yesterday<p>Advertising<p>Amnesty …

Report: Apple to Dip Into Fitness Tracking With iOS 8

Your future iPhone will tell you your heart rate, blood pressure and even glucose levels, a new report suggests.<p>According to <i>9to5Mac</i>, Apple is working …

Apple May Take on Fitness With New Healthbook App · Guardian Liberty Voice

The Apple rumor mill is churning yet again, this time in response to reports that two top Apple executives met with representatives of the United …