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9 Common Things You Didn't Realize Are Signs Of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

If you have several ongoing habits that take up a lot of your time, or thoughts and worries that seem strange or cause you a lot of stress, it may be …

Mental Health

10 essential gardening tools and what they do

Gardening

Giant, newly discovered dinosaur was literally a huge weirdo

You're standing in a lush forest 230 million years ago in what is now Argentina.<p>You're alone among the Triassic shrubbery. Suddenly, an …

Research

Rustic DIY With a Twist: Magical Glow-in-the-Dark Resin-Inlay and Table

When most people see a cracked piece of timber they automatically condemn it as ruined. This project, however, celebrates those imperfections and …

Rustic

The Best Way to Wipe Your Butt, According to the Experts

Curtis Asbury, MD sees it all the time. A patient comes in with blotchy, red, irritated rectum and insists they’re not doing anything unusual. …

Pets

32 Projects (With Videos!) You Can Do in 2 Hours or Less

The best thing about these projects isn’t that they’re easy or quick to build, though that’s pretty cool. It’s that each one includes a helpful video …

Want To Know What Technologies Are Coming In The Future? There's a Database For That

Spider silk transformed into fiber for tissue reconstruction; paper that conducts electricity; renewable diesel fuel; and new techniques for regenerating aging or diseased skin. These are just a handful of examples from a new database of over 1,300 new technologies currently making their way …

startupnation

Growing Strawberries

Everyone who gardens knows that homegrown food is more delicious than what you can buy in the store. Strawberries are the prime example.Since a …

An Interview with The Paper Airplane Guy, John Collins

The Paper Airplane Guy John Collins has studied both origami and aerodynamics and spent many years improving paper planes designs. One of the planes – “Suzanne” – named after his wife, has broken Guinness world record in 2012, flying 226 feet 10 inches.<p>A week after Maker Faire, Bay Area, John will …

10 easy-to-grow herbs that bees will love – and it's great for your cooking too

Habitat loss is one of the biggest threats that bees face, but growing these flowering herbs in your garden will really help.<p>This aromatic herb …

Grow Your Own Perennial Herb Container Garden

Love herbs? Me too! They grow well in containers and so you can grow them anywhere! But if you want them to come back year after year, here is how to …

The 30 Best Gardening Tips of All Time

Even the Marthas of the world could use a little help when it comes to the delightful—but laborious—task of gardening. Read on for the 30 most …

The School of Oceanography, University of Washington

Virginia Armbrust<p>Director, Professor<p>Biological Oceanography<p>armbrust@uw.edu<br>• (206) 616-1783<br>• Website<br>• CV<br>• 121 Ocean Teaching (Director), 317 Ben Hall IRB …

20 Trellis Plants That Are Bright, Charming, and Absolutely Gorgeous

Do you love the idea of having a trellis in your backyard?<p>We actually created a trellis over a walkway at our previous home. It made a neat little …

10 Best Fruits and Berries You Can Easily Grow in a Container Garden

Do you want to enjoy freshly harvested fruits but don’t have the area to dig or don’t want to hurt…

What to Compost: 50 Everyday Things to Compost (and 9 NOT to)

Compost is literally the best thing you can plant your vegetables and flowers in.<p>What is even better is that you can make your own. You only need a …

7 Plants For Your Garden That Will Keep Mosquitoes Away

If you enjoy spending any amount of time outdoors, you likely recognize that there are both good and bad aspects to doing so. The good is the fact …

15 Low-Light Houseplants That Are Easy to Maintain and (Nearly) Impossible to Kill

It is important that the home is not just a place where we survive, but where we live. People don’t just like their home to be functional—some really …

26 Really Clever Gardening Tricks

No green thumb required.

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Create Beautiful Pixelated Shadows with this Rainbow Lightbox

The Rainbow Lightbox uses an array of mylar tubes to create beautiful pixelated shadows from colored light. I was inspired by Taizo Matsumura’s “Hikari no Hako” kit, which is a small paper box filled with mylar tubes. I created my own larger version with hundreds of mylar tubes and instead of …

6 Things I Wish I’d Known About Fatherhood When My Kids Were Still Young

Some advice from a dad who's been there.<p>Here’s the shocking thing about being a dad: One day, just when you’ve started to get good at the job, your …

Plant These 19 Fruits & Veggies In Your Garden And See Them Coming Back Year After Year

Growing your staple produce in your own home garden is always a rewarding activity. Yet, many home-owners put off this laborious task at the start of …

Groundbreaking Discovery: Paleontologists Have Agreed To Start Saying That Stegosauruses Had Beautiful Singing Voices Because It’s A Nice Thought And It’s Not Like They’re Hurting Anyone

There’s still a great deal that we don’t know about dinosaurs, but researchers have just made an exciting announcement that gives us a clearer …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

What are the signs of mild depression?

Mild depression can be hard to diagnose. Many symptoms can feel like regular emotional responses.<p>While the name may suggest that this is not a …

How to grow your own veg: a beginner’s guide

<b>Where do I start?</b><p>First, write down which fruit, veg and herbs you love to eat, then cross off those less likely to crop in the UK (bananas and avocados, say). If space is at a premium, don’t grow inexpensive staples such as jacket spuds, peas or onions. Instead, go for favourites that don’t store …

Gardening

'4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss follows a strict morning routine to maximize productivity — and after a week on his schedule, I can see why it works

Tim Ferriss' morning routine is long. If you're the kind of person who needs to ease into the day (my hand is raised), his schedule is probably for you.<p>Ferriss is the bestselling author of "The 4-Hour Workweek," a podcast host, an entrepreneur, and an investor.<p>I followed Ferriss' routine for a …

What are the causes of loose stools?

Loose stools are abnormally watery bowel movements that can have a range of different causes. They are very common and are not usually associated …

Weight Loss

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux's Eclectic LA Home Is Sexy as Hell, Obviously

Jennifer Aniston tells <b>Architectural Digest</b> that, when it comes to interior design: "Sexy is important, but comfort is essential." This is a little unexpected because, even so, her modern LA mansion is seriously worth lusting over. The 48-year-old actress opens up about her aesthetic preferences and …