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Homemade Herbal Liqueur

When herbs are in full bloom, we take our fragrant clippings straight to the cocktail glass. Inspired by some of our favorite bottled herbal …

Recipes

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<b>Look at this library!</b><p>Or to give the exact title: Ecological Children’s Activity and Education Center. You can find it at the 6-star hotel resort Soneva Kiri, located on Koh Kood Island in the Gulf of Thailand.<p>The building houses an Auditorium/Cinema for films, lectures and plays, a library with books on permaculture and local traditions, an art room, a music room and a fashion room. (via)

The 5 Best Things You Should Buy from a Restaurant Supply Store

Some might find restaurant supply stores unattractive and utilitarian, but I can't pass by one without going in. Sure, there aren't any items with …

What 100-Year-Olds and Up Really Eat to Live Longer

Apparently bacon and booze works for them.<p>Your whiskey-swilling, fried-foods-loving grandpa might just be onto something. Sure, he's not a medical professional, and no doctor would approve of that diet per se, but after one sassy 100-year-old credited her long life to "lots of booze," we decided to …

We’re Coping With Jon Stewart’s Exit By Sharing Our Favorite ‘Daily Show’ Memories

This is more than a beloved comedian leaving the stage. David Letterman meant so much to the world of comedy, but Jon Stewart’s impact belongs to the world, even if his legacy is one of enhancing the debate more than it is one of impactful change.<p>The guy who made us laugh, made us think, and served …

David Letterman

A Rare Glimpse into Life at Home With Lucille Ball

TV's favorite redhead had quite the stylish space (and some surprising hobbies).<p>While we always admired The Ricardos' apartment(s) on "I Love Lucy," we had never stopped to think about what Lucille Ball's real-life home might have looked like. That might be because she was just so great as Lucy …

Why I'll never have a lawn again

I didn't realize what a dead zone the lawn is until I lived in a meadow.<p>The "no-mow" movement is gaining steam, and I've joined it, after I've had …

Landscaping

We Tried It: Coffee with 40 Times More Caffeine

Attention, java junkies: Dreams you didn't even know you had just came true. It turns out there's a red-headed scientist in California who's using …

Homeless folks help feed their entire shelter with this flourishing rooftop garden

A flourishing rooftop farm is allowing residents of an Atlanta, GA homeless shelter to grow food and develop valuable life and professional skills. …

Homelessness

Chinese Distilleries Caught Sneaking Viagra into Liquor

It was found in thousands of bottles.<p>Teens are often told to watch their drinks at parties for fear of having them laced with some kind of drug when they're not looking. But we'd never think of unsolicited substances coming straight from the source. In China, however, two distillers are under …

The Unexpected Upside of a Lean Season | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This article first appeared at marcusbrotherton.com</i>.<p><b>It’s fair to say that many people go through at least one season of financial</b> …

Weird

DIY Dairy Alternatives

Photo: John David Becker <i><br>DIY alternatives to dairy for your morning oatmeal, post-workout smoothies and more.</i>If you can blend it, you can milk it. …

Permaculture Companion Planting on Steroids - Organic Gardening

Permaculture is creating a synergistic garden; one that is symbiotic and supporting. It includes enriching the soil, planting for nutrients, planting …

Gardening

'Laughing gas' emissions from farming understated in US

<b>Emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O) from agriculture in some locations are underestimated by 40% according to new research.</b><p>The gas is a significant threat as it contributes both to global warming and the destruction of the ozone layer.<p>Intensive farming and the use of fertilisers are the biggest human …

An Escaped Lion Is Terrorizing Milwaukee, And Its Tweets Are Slammin’

Somewhere in the shadows of Milwaukee, a vicious beast haunts the city of 600,000 people. (It’s been quite the busy day in lion news.) Over the past week, residents have grown terrified after several people reported sightings of a large cat. The evidence amounts to eyewitness reports and a grainy …

Milwaukee

WATCH: Lady Gaga joins U2 on stage at Madison Square Garden

U2 fans were treated to a special appearance by Lady Gaga at the band's Sunday night gig at Madison Square Garden in New York.<p>Gaga popped on stage, …

Watch Sir Ian McKellen Make the Best Scrambled Eggs in the World

It's hard to imagine loving actor and director Sir Ian McKellen more than you probably already do, but I'm about to show you that it's possible.<p>You …

9 simple cooking hacks that will make you feel like an expert chef

A quality knife stays sharper longer, cuts better, and helps you save you money because it lasts forever. It's considered an investment for a reason.<p>But if you're stuck with a dull knife, simply stroke the blade against the exposed, unpolished ceramic bottom and voilà, your knife is ready for …

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

In his fourth book, "American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures in North America," award-winning author Colin Woodard identifies 11 distinct cultures that have historically divided the US.<p>"The country has been arguing about a lot of fundamental things lately including state …

Bacon-Flavored Seaweed Is the Holy Grail of Health Food

Dulse is a seaweed that has "twice the nutritional value of kale and tastes just like bacon," according to scientists, making it the Holy Grail of health food. Researchers at Oregon State University have been pushing to give dulse — which has been floating around the health food world for a while — …

Food

How to make a bog garden for wildlife

A bog garden is a great alternative to a pond. The difference between them is that one is a pool of standing water while the other is a patch of …

Gardening

7 Permaculture-Recommended Plants You Should Include in the Garden

Let us be clear from the very beginning: We are not in the business of defiling any plant. No stones, not even nutrient-rich soil, will be thrown …

Bog Garden: How to Build One

<b>What is a bog garden?</b><p>A bog garden is a great alternative to a pond. The difference between them is that one is a pool of standing water while the …

Industrious Manhattan man drives to work in homemade electric vehicles made of old car parts

1/8<p>Doug Manowitz Electic Car<p>Manhattan resident Doug Manowitz isn't relying on Tesla or Toyota for his electric rides. The contractor and car …

Electric Vehicles

Urban farmers in São Paulo are growing food in unexpected places

São Paulo, the most populous city in the Americas, is growing food in unexpected places to feed a burgeoning population. Almost 12 million people …

DIY Varnish: Linseed & Bees Wax

Over the last couple of years we’ve been renovating our cottage using as many simple and permaculture informed solutions as possible.<p>We have been …

Woodworking

Weekend project: Build this DIY washing machine for $10

<b>Perfect for tiny houses, roadtrips, camping, or just low-carbon living, this DIY washing machine is easy to make and use.</b><p>We lived in a tiny house for …

Healthy, Happy Soil with Mycorrhizal

While mycelium wears a lot of hats, it has one primary job – to turn everything into soil, and then to feed the plants and trees that surround it. …

Gardening

What is a forest garden?

Whether it's this small British garden turned food forest or this 2000-year-old food forest in Morocco, the idea of forest gardening—meaning …