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How to water your plants while you’re away

You've worked hard to grow beautiful houseplants and a healthy vegetable garden with a consistent watering schedule. If you head out on vacation, you don't want your plants to suffer.<p>Here are four methods to keep your plants watered while you're away. They also work great for the forgetful gardener.<p>…

Gardening

Let Go of Those Love Handles! A Yoga Sequence to Help Tone Your Tummy

Muffin top, love handles, tummy tire — whatever the name, it's not something many of us want to hold onto. While strength-training moves that target this area won't diminish belly fat entirely — cardio is also key — building muscle mass helps your body burn more calories. When you finally lose the …

Yoga

Koko The Gorilla Dies; Redrew The Lines Of Animal-Human Communication

"The Gorilla Foundation is sad to announce the passing of our beloved Koko," the research center says, informing the world about the death of a gorilla who fascinated and elated millions of people with her facility for language.<p>Koko, who was 46, died in her sleep Tuesday morning, the Gorilla …

Ethnology

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

Yoga

5 Super-Underrated Plants That Can Survive in the (Almost) Dark — Plants in the Kitchen

Our friends at Apartment Therapy talk a lot about hard-to-kill houseplants, especially when it comes to really dark homes that don't get tons of …

9 Plants You Can Get Away with Watering Just Once a Month — Shopping

Water is essential to plants, but overwatering is also one of the biggest mistakes you can make. Many plants need a lot less than you think, and some …

How to Talk to Little Kids

There are some who receive the title of “Fun Aunt/Uncle [Name]” with every child they hang out with. And there are others who feel awkward around …

Five Best Password Managers

As more of our work, play and business is conducted online it becomes increasingly important to use a diverse set of strong passwords. This week we …

8 Yoga Poses for Injury-Free Running

Article addedSeptember 25, 2017 Categories Featured Training, Injury Prevention, Training<p>Written By: <b>Sage Rountree</b><br>Magazine Edition: <b>October …

This is the morning ritual that will make you happy: 4 secrets from stoicism

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

One-Legged Crow: 3 Strength Drills and 3 Ways to Get Into It

One-legged crow pose has a reputation for being one of the hardest arm balances to get into (let alone sustain!). It requires a tremendous amount of …

All-Natural Homemade Weed Killers That Really Work

Yes, your lawn is manicured and beautiful, but did you know that such perfection can actually make it more susceptible to weeds? Dandelion, crab …

Amazing storm timelapse compilation will leave you breathless

Chasing deadly storms is a hobby that might raise some eyebrows. But one redditor has good reason to partake in this dangerous job.<p>"I can't find a …

25 Animal Facts That Sound Fake But Are Actually Totally True

They don't teach you this stuff in school.

6 yoga moves runners should do to speed recovery

Whether you run a 5K a day with your girlfriends or you’re in the midst of marathon training, you probably feel it: tight hips, achy hamstrings, and …

Yoga

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

How to Grow Plants from Cuttings

Grow. Food. Anywhere. (Hardie Grant, 2018) <i>by Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon goes through every fruit and veggie you can think of, giving you</i> …

Gardening

Poses for Your Back

This challenging yet accessible variation of Salabhasana uses a strap to integrate upper body and lower body for a more exhilarating and expansive …

Yoga

How to master your full wheel pose—AKA the queen of heart openers

Sign up for any vinyasa yoga class, and you’ll probably come face-to-face with wheel pose—the asana is known as the *queen* of all heart openers. …

Get Energized Fast With This Invigorating 18-Minute Yoga Flow

RETOX's Lauren Imparato leads this 18-minute routine that hits every muscle group.<p>Nothing wakes up the body like a little bit of movement. Luckily …

Yoga

Growing from Seed: What the Packets Don't Tell You | Heirloom Gardner

When I first started growing from seed I relied heavily on the advice given by seed packets. Some packets are better than others, but the vast …

12 Yoga Poses for Neck Pain

Here are some of the yoga poses that may be beneficial in relieving neck pain.<p>Standing forward bend pose<p>Come into a standing position with your feet …

Yoga

These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

Workouts

This Meditation Track Will Make You Love Running and Yourself

iOS/Android: When I run, my inner monologue sounds like an argument between a good coach and a bad coach. One voice tells me to take it easy, find my …

Marathons

Retired? Here Are 17 No-Cost Ways to Make Money on the Side.

Just because you're retired doesn't mean your work life is over.<p>Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you want to abandon work completely. Your reasons for wanting to work may be to supplement your retirement income or because working enhances your life socially or emotionally. On the employer …

Employment

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

The Real History of Valentine's Day

When you think of Valentine’s Day you probably think of flowers, chocolates, and notes sealed with a kiss—not whipping women with dead animals or …

This Is Exactly How Much Cardio You Should Be Doing If You Want to Lose Weight

Strength training, cardio, and a healthy diet are said to make up the perfect formula for weight loss. But sometimes it's hard to know how much you need of each category. In particular, the amount of cardio you need in order to lose weight has been up for debate — some people think you need a lot, …

Fitness