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5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Self-improvement

The Crop That Ate America

Digging corn ground for spring planting east of Arthur, North Dakota.<p>The Crop That Ate America<p>By Alan BjergaAlan Bjerga, Jeremy DiamondJeremy Diamond …

How U.S. Rice Farmers Could Slash Their Emissions (and Costs)

Generations of Arkansas rice growers who farmed the flood plains near the Mississippi River had little reason to pay attention to water supplies or …

Fossil Fuels

How to design kitchen lighting

<i>This article was first published in April, 2013. It has been updated for the current season.</i><p>From reworking your downlight strategy to learning how to light glass cabinet, design director of John Cullen, Sally Storey, reveals how to get the right light for preparing food and setting the mood in your …

Kitchens

The Future of Food Production Will Look A Lot Like Brewing Beer

The latest new buzzword in food tech? Fermentation. And we’re not talking about the kimchi or kombucha kind.<p>Rather, it’s a process increasingly used …

Zillow for farmers? New websites size up Iowa farmland values

DES MOINES — Iowa farmland is the state's biggest asset, worth an estimated $215 billion.<p>But getting information on buying, selling or renting farmland is a lot harder than the handful of clicks that let you get a wealth of home values on the Internet.<p>Now, new websites are popping up to provide …

Real Estate

'Backward' Indigenous Peoples May Hold Solution to World Hunger Efforts

<i>'Backward' Indigenous Peoples May Hold Solution to World Hunger Efforts</i><p>by Alex Whiting (Thomson Reuters Foundation)<p><b>The world's indigenous peoples who</b> …

Why you should plan life goals for 2018 not 2017, according to psychology expert

For a lot of people, a new year means a time to reassess their life, consider goals and make plans for the year ahead.<p>But according to one …

The 25 Best Before-and-After Renovation Ideas Photos

Tackling a fixer-upper can be an intimidating process, but seeing a house go from blah to beautiful—with before-and-after photos to prove it—makes all the renovation challenges worth it. It's certainly true of the transformations we documented in 2016. One <i>AD</i> editor's new kitchen is unrecognizable …

Top 10 Things to Do On Your Family's Computer When You Go Home for the Holidays

Traveling for the holidays almost always means that if you’re the tech-savvy, computer literate one in the family, someone will ask you to look at …

How to Make This Friendsgiving Gnocchi Mac + Cheese Recipe

Headed to a Friendsgiving this year? Get ready to be the most popular person at the table — we’re showing you how to whip up a fancy AF Gnocchi Mac + Cheese. This side dish is loaded with THREE kinds of cheese and will make every carb lover give thanks. Read on for the recipe!<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>5 cups …

The coolest container house you'll ever see

Container homes are often thought to be cramped, gloomy and lacking in style or personality. But this <i>Pocket House,</i> designed by the Brazilian …

Cheap and easy DIY garden projects

Your garden is ripe for a little more development but don't panic if you consider yourself an amateur gardener or DIYer, as we've found some amazing …

Landscaping

The history of Mosul, in five maps

In 1165, Benjamin of Tudela, a medieval Spanish Jewish traveler, approached the city of Mosul on the banks of the Tigris. A visitor, even a thousand years ago, could marvel at its antiquity. "This city, situated on the confines of Persia, is of great extent and very ancient," he wrote in the …

Middle East

Bear Put Spreads: A Roaring Alternative To Short Selling

Two of the best features of options are that they afford an investor or trader the opportunity to achieve certain objectives and play the market in …

Buy or Build: 15 Desks We Love

With each passing year, more and more people work from home at least part of the time. Technology makes telecommuting easier than ever— so the home …

Concerns over farmers' mental health

Farmers in Northland are being urged to check on their neighbours as winter and financial stress tighten their grip in the dairy sector.<p>Federated …

Mental Health

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32 Super Cool Bedroom Decor Ideas for The Foot of the Bed - Homesthetics - Inspiring ideas for your home.

A part often overlooked in your bedroom carries a huge role : the foot of the bed. Despite being the component of your bed that welcomes visually the …

10 Financial Choices You'll Regret in 10 Years

Avoid these bad moves.<p>Life is full of financial decisions, some simple, some complex, but all with the potential to make a real impact on your life. …

What Should You Buy If You Get An Extra $10,000? Anything But More Stuff

Some advice for what to do with a sudden cash windfall: Travel, education, or just plain fun. But not more things–they won’t make you happy.<p>Science shows that if you want to buy happiness, your best bet is to buy experiences not things. Physical objects may last longer than a one-off experience, …

Personal Finance

Dwell

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Home Tours

45 Ground Meat Recipes for Simple, Comforting Dinners

These 45 ground meat recipes will take you all through fall, so break out your favorite wooden spoon and get to it.<p><b>Ground meat can provide a ton of flavor to quick dinners and slow-cooked meals alike.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a longer project like lasagna bolognese or just want to make some …

Cooking