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8 Things You Shouldn't Say If Someone You Love Has Depression

And what you can say instead.<p>When your partner is dealing with depression, you want to be as supportive and loving as possible. But it’s hard to know what to say or how to help, especially if you’ve never experienced depression firsthand.<p>Starting a conversation with your significant other is …

How to create a beautiful garden in a small space

As property prices increase and budget constraints make small houses the only viable option for many, it is fortunate to be able to have a little …

Landscaping

Classic Italian Cacio e Pepe Recipe

<b>Author Notes:</b> Although cacio e pepe is merrily served all over Rome as a quick and easy dish, the technique for making it right is a little tricky. The key is to emulsify the cheese into a little bit of reserved starchy pasta cooking water so you get a creamy, luscious sauce that coats the pasta. …

Italian Food

7 Ways You Can Earn Tax-Free Income

Image source: Getty Images.<p>We may be roughly three months past Tax Day, but it's never too early to begin thinking about ways to reduce your taxable liability to Uncle Sam.<p>According to the 2015 Internal Revenue Service Data Book, which covers tax collection data between Oct. 1, 2014 and Sept. 30, …

Retirement

15 plants that will purify the air in your home

1/<p>1. Boston Fern (Nephrolepis Exaltata)<p>Boston ferns rank as one of the best plant air purifiers and they also release an abundant amount of moisture …

Plants

Make These Healthy Homemade Sports Drinks

These DIY beverage recipes will energize your runs while saving you hard-earned cash.<p>Somewhere in the past few decades, maybe after we put a man on the moon, it seemed we started to believe that the more engineered something was, the better. Sports drinks got so techy they were barely recognizable …

Golden State Warriors

These States Don't Want You to Get Solar Power

High legal barriers in 10 states make it especially difficult to put solar panels on rooftops.<p>A lot has been said already about the success of the states that are leading the adoption of solar energy. There’s plenty to celebrate, as solar installations smash records and as the industry grows 12 …

Solar Power

How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling

Don't let a weak core frustrate all the hard work your legs do on the bike. Here's how to make those important trunk muscles strong.

The Real Cost of Going Solar

Consider renting to avoid maintenance costs.<p>When you say you want to help the environment, few steps could signal it any louder than putting solar …

#Gardening : Top 10 Organic Fertilizers

Gardening<p><b>Blood Meal:</b> 13-1-0 Great source for nitrogen and can be mixed in with potting soil and added to the soil of established plants monthly.<p><b>Bone</b> …

Why socialism always fails

Slightly more than 20 years, I wrote the article “Why Socialism Failed” and it appeared in 1995 in <i>The Freeman</i>, the flagship publication of the …

Globalization

8 Gardening Apps Every Green Thumb Should Know

They'll make your time in the garden so much easier.<p>Gardening is supposed to be a time to unplug from the tech-heavy world we live in. And while that may be true to an extent, putting your phone to work for you and your garden can actually make the experience less stressful and your greenery more …

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The Concrete House by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design is a stunning modern masterpiece that may be made of concrete but is far from cold and harsh …

House in the Dunes / Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is situated in an environmentally sensitive area with a fragile dune scape. The ocean resides …

A Butterfly Inspired House In The Hills Near Carmel, California

Feldman Architecture were approached by their clients to design a retreat for eventual retirement and visits from their grown children, at a site …

California

Breakthrough treatment for MS patient

Doctors in Sheffield say patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are showing "remarkable" improvements after receiving a treatment usually associated with cancer.<p>Steven Storey was diagnosed with MS in 2013 and within a year went from being an able-bodied athlete to needing a wheelchair and losing …

Mesmerizing underwater skyscrapers imagine life beneath the sea

Before we get to live on Mars and transplant human life as we know it to other planets, we may colonize something far closer to home: our oceans. …

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

Marketing

Board-marked concrete house by Luciano Kruk stands on a seaside golf course

A trio of board-marked concrete volumes are stacked to create this holiday home by Luciano Kruk, which stands in the dunes of a golf course on the …

The Best Solar Panels: Power Your Home With Freshome’s Top Pick

Whether you’re trying to save the earth or your electric bill, solar panels can be an excellent way to power your home. As the cost of electricity …

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

This modern prefab home has windows that double as solar panels

If you love natural lighting, prepare to swoon over the light-filled Reflect Home. Designed and built by Sacramento State students, this modern …

The Western Journal

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

7 Grilled Chicken Recipes That Will Make You a Grill Master

<i>Summer is the season of sun, fun, and cracking open a few beers. It’s also the season for firing up the grill as often as possible. In honor of our</i> …

BBQ

Capitalism Isn't Corporatism or Cronyism

Capitalism is the greatest socio-economic system in human history, because it’s so moral and so productive – the two features so essential to human survival and flourishing. It’s moral because it enshrines and fosters rationality and self-interest – “enlightened greed,” if you will – the two key …

The Federal Government Has Violated My Right to Chainsaw

Why won’t my chainsaw start after a bad winter? It’s all the U.S. government’s fault—and it’s enough to get a person Tea Party mad and start reciting …

Mid-Century House in Beverly Hills Converted Into Modern Residence

Studio Jendretzki completed a full renovation of a mid-century residence initially envisioned by architect Hal Levitt. Located in Beverly Hills, LA, …

Phil Mickelson's Open triumph gives him a place among the greats

In constructing what should be indelibly etched in history as one of the greatest final rounds in major championship history, Phil Mickelson moved …