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Sci-Fi Doesn't Have to Be Depressing: Welcome to Solarpunk

Imagine a scene, set in the future, where a child in Burning Man–style punk clothing is standing in front of a yurt powered by solar panels. There …

Which Haruki Murakami Book Should You Read First? Here's A Guide To His Most Famous Works

Ah, the age old literary question: "Which Murakami book should I start with?" I've been asked this question many, many times. Even if you haven't …

Getting off grid, harvesting rainwater | Cape Times

Having moved from KwaZulu-Natal to George seven years ago, I set up research projects into water-efficient organic farming systems for southern …

Namibia:Namibians Embrace Organic Gardening

[New Era] Okahandja -Organic gardening and the need to become food secure is fast becoming a priority for Namibians from all walks of life.

Pad Thai recipe: how to master Thailand's favourite dish

In a land as gastronomically diverse and exciting as Thailand, pad Thai is as close as it gets to a national dish. The instantly-recognisable, fragrant blend of freshly fried noodles, tamarind, garlic, chilli, peanuts and sometimes veg is, for many of us, the ideal introduction into Thai cuisine.<p>In …

Meet the startups changing the future of energy

How we distribute, store and generate energy is undergoing a massive disruption. Startups in the energy sector are leading the way into a new era of …

Clean Energy

You Can Build Your Own Add-On Greenhouse - DIY

<i>It's a snap to design and build your own add-on greenhouse from low-cost new and salvaged materials.</i><p>You Can Build Your Own Add-On Greenhouse<p>For …

8 Trend-Setting European Urban Garden Designers MyGardenSchool

<i><br>Luciano Giobbilei project in Barcelona.</i><p><b>Urban gardening is on the increase. And no more so than in Europe, where some remarkable talents are driving</b> …

Garden Borders

Beds and Borders<p>Planning Garden Borders<p>Your first step to creating a beautiful border is to resist the temptation to make a trip to the garden centre …

Gardening 101: Penstemon

<i>Penstemon</i>: “Beardtongue”<p>Whenever I teach schoolchildren about the symbiotic relationship between plants and pollinators, I show penstemon as the …

Symbiotic

Deadheads aren't the only ones who'll enjoy this 'Long Strange Trip'

I can’t imagine that anyone will walk away from “Long Strange Trip,” Amir Bar-Lev’s remarkable four-hour documentary about the<p>Grateful Dead, without a newfound appreciation for the band’s music and its place in American popular culture.<p>So much about the group, founded in 1965 with a heyday that …

These Erotic Cyborg Women Don't Give a Single F*ck

Artist Cult of Dang brings sexuality and violence together in a brilliant illustrated homage to manga.<p>Strong women from a world of cybernetics, strongly reminiscent of the pop-surrealist visual aesthetic of early manga art, emerge in the artistic narratives of illustrator Cult of Dang. The artist's …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

Many of life’s essential truths need repeating.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost …

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

'Portrait of a Garden': Film Review

Rosie Stapel's documentary chronicles the efforts of two Dutch men tending to a "kitchen garden" that dates back to 1630.<p>It's no insult to say that …

11 Easy-but-Delicious Root Vegetable Recipes to Take You Beyond the Roasting Pan

Carrot tahini dips? Shaved celery root? We've got you covered<p>Root vegetables may not have the leafy green feel of vegetables, but they make up for …

The 1960s were the golden age of political thrillers. These five movies prove it

The presidential campaign just ending may give credence to the notion that truth is stranger than fiction, but that probably won't put a dent in Hollywood's fascination with the political thriller.<p>The genre has been a staple of moviemaking at least since “Mr. Smith Goes to<p>Washington” (1939) and is …

What to do when meditation doesn’t work for you

Developing a regular mindfulness practice has always been a goal of mine. I’m an anxious person and I know it would help, but I’m more of a …

Rub These Two Oils On Your Gums And Teeth And You Probably Will Not Need To Go To Dentist Again

People have used essential oils for oral health for centuries, and clinical studies are finally proving their safety and efficacy. In addition to …

Getting Sick? Skip The Cold Medicine And Try THIS Instead (Battle Viruses And Bacteria Effectively!)

Although your first instinct is to grab the cold medicine at the first signs of getting sick, it isn’t doing you any good. Natural remedies like …

A Perfect Pot of Beans—and How to Use It

Despite many a food writer’s best efforts, dried beans are a tough sell for the home cook. Why is this? The cooking process, which you’re probably …

Cooking

Africa’s agriculture projects are sowing inequality, not food

The development community has overlooked the ethical dilemmas associated with raising one individual above others through farmer-to-farmer …

Stretching: 35 stretches to improve flexibility and reduce pain

<b>For years, people assumed stretching was something only athletes needed to do before exercising or competing.</b> But the reality is that doing simple …

Hardscaping 101: Drip Irrigation

In a recent editorial meeting, the subject of drip irrigation came up. As Michelle considered to whom she might assign the post, I found myself …

Gardening

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Personalized text messages move people to take action.<p>7 min ago4:18 p.m. April 3, 2018<p>Not all hacks are created equal.<p>55 min ago3:31 p.m. April 3, …

10 Halloween Costumes Inspired By 2016′s Coolest Album Covers

That aren’t ‘Lemonade’<p>Halloweeny season approaching. What the what are y'all gonna wear?<p>This year, forgo the clichés and turn your sights to 2016's coolest album covers. There are plenty and, thankfully, most of them don't require more than two items. What's more, most of the pieces can be worn …

Weaving Class

<b>For the last 2 months, I have been taking a weaving class put on by a fellow Regina Weavers & Spinners Guild member. I have woven before on my</b> …

Baa-ble Hat pattern by Donna Smith

This was the official pattern for Shetland Wool Week 2015, an event held every year in Shetland to celebrate Shetland wool and it’s associated crafts.<p>…

Easy Knitting Free Pattern: Whole Gang Gaitor