Kara Naylor

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15 Affordable Countries That are Perfect for Budget Travelers

Most people love to travel and explore foreign lands, but they don’t like to go broke while doing it. Sadly, there was a time not too long ago when …

‘Blind booking’ connects the most flexible travelers with rock-bottom airfares

Adventurous travelers have a trick to finding a cheap fare: Book a ticket to somewhere, just about anywhere. The airline picks your …

Bitcoin: Beyond the Buzz - Consumer Reports

If you’re still wondering what’s the big deal about bitcoin, that’s understandable. There are many questions about how it works and whether it will …

2016 Nissan Maxima First Drive Review - Consumer Reports

There’s a lot to like about Nissan’s redesigned flagship sedan, the Maxima, but whether it lives up to the “four-door sports car” image Nissan …

7 Winning Habits of Millionaires

The author of 'The Millionaire Next Door' died last Saturday in a car crash. His legacy is an understanding of how many wealthy business owners think and act differently from what we might expect.<p><i>The Millionaire Next Door</i> made an impression on me when I first picked it up in the late 1990s. I was …

Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

Invisible women: can you spot the mothers in these photographs?

With exposure times of half a minute, Victorian mothers wanting a portrait of their children had to disguise themselves as chairs, couches and curtains to hold them still. The results, captured in Linda Fregni Nagler's book The Hidden Mother, are both touching and unsettling

'Fight for what you believe in': How best-selling authors battled rejection

<i>Samantha Shannon’s “The Bone Season” is the first pick for the new TODAY Book Club. Read</i> <i>an</i> <i>exclusive excerpt and</i> <i>RSVP to join a Google Hangout with Shannon and Natalie Morales on September 16. Keep up with the TODAY Book Club</i> <i>by subscribing to our newsletter and</i> <i>follow @TODAYsBooks for book club</i> …

Popular ADHD Study Drugs Don't Actually Boost Grades

Looking at nearly 4,000 students in Quebec over an average of 11 years, the NBER study found that students who took ADHD drugs actually performed worse than students with similar symptoms who did not take the drugs.<p>Increasing drug use was associated with increased unhappiness, worse relationships …

Couple Builds Impressive DIY Walkway Using Free Scraps Of Granite (PHOTOS)

One couple bravely takes the DIY route -- for very little money.<p>We've come across some pretty impressive DIY walkways, but when we saw this particular path on Reddit, created by a couple in the Seattle area, we were completely floored (no pun intended). Not only is it impressive, but it cost …

6 Impressive Antique Garden Benches and Chairs

From a marble bench to a wrought iron settee.<p>Magnificent seating — along with fountains, botanical prints, and statues — will be on display at The New York Botanical Garden's <i>Garden Sculpture and Antiques Fair: 1750-2013</i>, which opens April 25. Here's a preview of some of our favorite antique pieces, …

Curtis Stone's Blueberry Pancake Recipe

Sexy chef Curtis Stone shares his recipe for a brunch favorite: blueberry pancakes.<p>HOTCAKES WITH DELICIOUS BLUEBERRY COMPOTE<p><b>Serves 4</b><p><b>BLUEBERRY COMPOTE</b><p>18 ounces fresh blueberries1/4 cup sugarGrated zest and juice of 1 lemon1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves (optional)<p><b>HOTCAKES</b><p>1 cup fresh …

10 Photos from the Set of The Great Gatsby

Tour the lavish and luxurious sets.<p>Tour the lavish and luxurious sets from director Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of the Fitzgerald classic. Plus, read our interview with the film's production and costume designer, Catherine Martin.

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Plant of the Week: Wisteria

The charms of wisteria are almost impossible to resist. Lounging languorously over a fence or pergola, the perennial flowering vine will beckon to …

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Landscape Ideas: 11 Ways to Make Your Garden Dog Friendly

I don’t know about your dogs. But mine need to be distracted in the garden to prevent destructive behavior. Like toddlers. As surely as you can …

Pets

Tulips in pots—works for me!

For the past 8 years or so, I have been filling up pots with tulips at the same time I do my October in-ground bulb plantings. Species tulips and …

My Old Tulips, Flowering

Back in November (a little late) I planted some pretty special Tulip bulbs that my neighbour gave to me. I didn’t know if they would flower or not or …

DIY: Create a Fantasy Flower Garden

Let’s take a minute to envision your fantasy flower garden. Tall, breeze-blown blossoms sway like synchronized swimmers. The clouds of color remind …

Dahlias

Ask the Expert: How to Create a Beautiful Edible Garden

The steps to creating a kitchen garden sound deceptively easy: build some raised beds, plant vegetables, harvest. Recently when we featured LA garden …

Gardening

Bouquet of the Week: Posies of Lily of the Valley

To celebrate the first of May, the French exchange small posies of Lily of the Valley. The delicate stems usually aren’t ready for plucking on May 1 …

Woodland Plants That Bloom in Dappled Light Under Trees

Pale starry anemones were busy cheering up the roadsides in East Sussex the other day, along with cowslips and bluebells. Pale lilac cuckooflower …

Gardens: see-through perennials - in pictures

FOGS Magazin

Swiss chard: harvest, wait ten days, repeat...

I planted swiss chard from seed in my winter garden and it is fairly low maintenance. I don’t harvest it as much as I could, I just grow a lot of …

You Can Do It! First-Time Vegetable Gardening for the Black-Thumbed

Some of you may feel like no matter what you try to grow, it dies. Too much water, not enough water, too much sun, too much shade, or… it just dies …

making succulent pots and wreaths, with katherine tracey of avant gardens

I’M ALREADY DREAMING about summertime containers, though the first flat of spring’s pansies won’t arrive in the local nurseries for a month. My …