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Feeling Hangry? It’s Not Just Because You’re Extremely Hungry

When you’re so hungry you’re hangry, there may be more causing those irritable feelings than your growling stomach.<p>Getty Images<p>We’ve all been …

Anger Management

Rich people and psychopaths tend to have 7 distinct traits in common

There's an unsettling correlation between psychopathy, a personality disorder characterized by a lack of conscience, and those who find personal wealth and success.<p>From negotiating the hiring process to manipulating and controlling co-workers, psychopaths thrive in the modern corporate workplace, …

Psychology

Mice Don’t Know When to Let It Go, Either

Suppose that, seeking a fun evening out, you pay $175 for a ticket to a new Broadway musical. Seated in the balcony, you quickly realize that the acting is bad, the sets are ugly and no one, you suspect, will go home humming the melodies.<p>Do you head out the door at the intermission, or stick it out …

University of Michigan

Grape vine issues

This looks like black rot on the grapes, a damaging and common fungal disease of grapes. It is essential to remove and discard as much of the …

Gardening

Diagnose a problem

Extension > Garden > Diagnose a problem<p>These diagnostic tools will help you step through diagnosing a plant problem or identifying a weed or insect.

Medical Technology

20 Questions on Plant Diagnosis

<i>This is the third fact sheet in a series of ten designed to provide an overview of key concepts in plant pathology. Plant pathology is the study of</i> …

Gardening

Germinating Seeds Indoors Requires Optimum Conditions

<i>Article written by Jessica Strickland, Extension Agent-Horticulture</i><p><b>Q: Can I start vegetable seeds indoors?</b><p>A: Starting vegetable plants indoors from …

Thirsty plants? Top tips for watering your garden in hot weather

Here we are again… gardens have a thirsty look in their eye.<p>Many lawns – especially those on sandy soils – have already turned to straw. So, watering is back on the agenda.<p>In theory we are never more than 18 months of very dry weather away from a drought. But the topsy-turvy British weather is, …

Gardening

4 tips on how to care for your garden wildlife during a heatwave

According to the experts...<p>When the UK is lucky enough to enjoy a heatwave, it’s always cause for celebration. It means blue skies, gorgeous sunshine …

Gardening

13 Things You Should Never Do to Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these no-nos.<p>Leaving grass …

Gardening

5 Fatal Mistakes For Germinating Seeds

This post contains affiliate links. Learn more about what that means here.<p>It’s a few weeks before spring, and gardeners everywhere are starting baby …

Gardening

Think Twice Before Throwing Out Your Pineapple Scraps

Fun fact: Pineapples are actually a member of the bromeliad family, a tropical species long popular with houseplant enthusiasts for their dramatic …

Plants

5 Best Headphones Under $200 Of 2018

We buy our own products and put them under the same testing methodology so that you can easily compare them. Unlike most websites, we do not get our products directly from the manufacturers, which means our units aren’t handpicked and actually represent what you would buy yourself. We spend a lot …

Consumer Tech

Don't let gardening articles fool you. It's more grueling chore than delightful hobby

Gardening is scam, a hoax, a ruse, a wolf in sheep’s clothing because when one says, “They’ve been gardening all weekend” you’re led to believe that …

Creating an Outdoor Shower

<b>Scout the Right Spot</b><p>Exterior walls directly outside of kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms are prime locations for an outdoor shower. Having a …

12 Trees That Will Ruin Your Yard

Don’t even think about planting these pests.<p>We love trees. They can provide shade; fall, spring, or year-round color; and plenty of visual interest …

Gardening

Why You Can’t Really Trust Negative Online Reviews

The Great Wall of China has more than 9,000 Google reviews, with an average of 4.2 stars. Not bad for one of the most astonishing achievements in human history.<p>But you can’t please everyone.<p>“Not very tall. Or big. Just sayin. I kinda liked it. Sort of,” wrote one ambivalent visitor of the …

Gardening 101: Hostas

Hosta, <i>Hosta:</i> “Plantain Lily”<p>My introduction to hostas came when I was the new owner of a 1920s brick row house in Queens, New York. Spring arrived …

Gardening

10 Easy Pieces: Built-in Barbecue Grills

Unlike freestanding grills, which you can wheel around to avoid a downdraft if the wind changes while you are cooking, built-in grills are in a fixed …

Succulents + Geodes Are the Hottest Houseplant Trend

Set a Green Table<p>Agate, geodes and the fun addition of porcupine quills add an unexpected flourish to this tablescape featuring echeveria, tillandsia …

Outwit your slugs: choose the plants they hate

The good old foxglove contains a hefty dose of nerve toxins<p>When it comes to pests and diseases, there is no greater garden adversary than the slug. Nothing seems quite as able to demolish such a wide variety of plants anywhere near as quickly as the nocturnal raids of these slimy nemeses. To make …

Gardening

Stick Insects Are Easy Bird Food, and That Might Help Them Reproduce

It’s obvious why a stick insect’s wardrobe is the way it is. Look like a stick, avoid getting eaten.<p>But scientists in Japan noticed that despite their camouflage, stick insects became bird food quite frequently. And they also wondered: why do their eggs look like seeds?<p>In a paper published last …

Monsanto is about to disappear. Everything will stay exactly the same – Quartz

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer will officially buy US agriculture giant Monsanto on Thursday (June 7) for $63 billion, after securing approval for the deal from US and European regulators. Bayer announced they will immediately retire the 117-year-old Monsanto name.<p>Monsanto is the world’s biggest …

Agriculture

Plants repeatedly got rid of their ability to obtain their own nitrogen

Nitrogen fixation seems to involve a painful tradeoff.<p>Plants, like all living things, need nitrogen to build amino acids and other essential …

A parasitic fungus figured out how to take over ants’ bodies in multiple climates

The only thing scarier than a mind-controlling fungus is a mind-controlling fungus that has adapted its behavior to its environment.<p>Time to welcome <i>Ophiocordyceps</i> to your nightmares. It’s a genus of fungus, colloquially known as cordyceps, that lives in tropical and temperate climates. Rather than …

Biology

There’s Probably Plastic in Your Sea Salt

There is a lot of plastic, and other human rubbish, in the oceans. Plastic debris litters beaches, throws marine ecosystems off-kilter, and gets into …

Reminder: Plastic Doesn’t Go in the Compost Bin

Composting vegetable peels, eggshells, trims of fat, and soiled paper towels and turning them into fertilizer is an environmentally friendly way to …

Sustainability

What salary do you need to afford a home in Portland?

As home prices continue to rise and mortgage rates creep ever higher, it can feel as if homeownership is increasingly out of reach for many Americans.<p>…