Janice Hardy

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11 Clever Decorating Tricks That Will Make Any Space Bright and Airy

Now may be the time to ditch your curtains.<p>Make your home lighter, brighter and bigger with these clever decorating tricks that will transform your living space.

Small Kitchen Storage Solution: Kitchen Rail Ideas & Sources

An interesting trend in kitchen design, as of late, is the movement towards kitchens with open shelving, or even little or no storage above the …

The No-Soil, Zero-Maintenance Method for Growing Houseplants

We've finally found a solution for people who love houseplants, but don't love when their feline roommates treat the fiddle leaf fig like their own …

Plants

How to Find Affordable Furniture That Doesn't Look Cheap

IKEA is the fast-fashion retailer of home decorating: inexpensive, surprisingly stylish, but instantly recognizable in every picture you see. …

No Known Expiration Date

“Hell, no,” Richard Isaacson bellows when asked whether some form of cognitive decline is inevitable with age, especially for those genetically …

Alzheimer's Disease

21 Simple Habits That Can Totally Change Your Life

So, how do you launch the best version of yourself? Start making progress today.<p><i>What can I do to make sure I am becoming the best version of myself? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ken</b> …

The Surprisingly Easy Secret to Perfect—Never Soggy!—Pie Crust

Your pie crust should never be soggy on the bottom. Never.<p>A golden, shiny egg-washed pie crust can blind you. It's practically glowing. You can see the flaky layers ready to crack under your fork. The lattice pattern looks like something out of a magazine. But then the facade comes crashing down. …

Hot tips for getting your compost pile cooking

Q. <b>Dear Umbra,</b><p><b>I’m tired of my compost not cooking. Can I just bury it around my plants and pull the stray volunteer seedling that emerges?</b><p><b>Kristina</b></b> …

Gardening

Nyko’s already got a wireless controller for the NES Classic

The NES Classic Edition is still a week or so away from release, but, like clockwork, Nyko’s already got a pair of peripherals for the eagerly awaited piece of nostalgia overload, both addressing one of the primary concerns with the retro gaming console.<p>The Miniboss is a wireless controller with …

To Improve Your Focus, Just Eat Like A Drone Pilot

Concentration, focus, and memory all get a boost from consuming this one antioxidant.<p>That mid-morning crash you get after having a cup of coffee and a muffin for breakfast might be acceptable if you work at a desk, but imagine if your ability to focus and respond had more serious consequences. The …

How to Use Your Smartphone to Chill Out

Our mobile devices are always by our side and often get blamed for adding stress to our everyday living, but with the right apps in tow, our phones …

Exercise Changed This Neuroscientist’s Life And Now She Wants To Change Yours

New research is increasingly discovering the benefits of physical exercise for the brain.<p>Devoted to solving intricate physiological questions about the brain for almost her entire adult life, Wendy Suzuki, a neuroscientist at New York University, was proud of her work. But the long hours dedicated …

The Brain

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 …

Gardening

19 Gruesome Halloween Food Recipes That Will Freak Out Your Friends

You’ve sent out the haunted house invites and combed through Pinterest and YouTube for the most ghoulish makeup. Your corpse bride costume is at the ready and you’ve got a boozy halloween cocktail bar planned that will be utterly Insta-worthy. All you need now to really *freak* out your friends is …

Shed with Porch Plans | MyOutdoorPlans | Free Woodworking Plans and Projects, DIY Shed, Wooden Playhouse, Pergola, Bbq

This step by step diy project is about <b>shed with porch plans</b>. I have designed this shed with a gable roof and with a generous side porch so you can …

Woodworking

10 Clever Ikea Furniture Hacks

<i>Victoria Harrison, Houzz Editor</i><p>Tired of your existing furniture but don’t have the money for an upgrade? Looking for a DIY project for the weekend? Check out these smart Ikea hacks and see what you can create with a small budget and a big helping of creativity. From elevated units to customized …

Why Gwyneth Paltrow swears by this unpronounceable herb

Say it with us: ash-wa-gan-dha. If you got two syllables in before calling it quits, we don't blame you. But this natural herb is as good for you as …

Ten shrubs anyone can grow

When it comes to gardening, sometimes it feels like no matter what you try, everything you plant ends up dying. The dream for most busy Aussie is to …

Why You Need More Plants In Your Life (According To Science)

At one point in my life, I loved to indulge in cakes, doughnuts, cinnamon rolls, and pizza. I still remember going to the junior high cafeteria and …

Immune System

Can a Relationship Survive When One Partner Is More Spiritually Evolved?

Tamara LechnerThe path to becoming more spiritually evolved can take many routes, but they all include learning self-awareness, integrity, love, …

Spirituality

Here's why superfoods like broccoli, avocado and cabbage make you younger - IBTimes India

A compound - nicotinamide mononucleotide - lowers deterioration of bone density, liver function, metabolism and eye functions.<p>Scientists at …

A Small Good Thing: A Documentary on Simple Sources of Happiness

We live in a world that encourages the pursuit of happiness, which it seems we’ve collectively defined as “more.” We chase more money, more …

Happiness

Three reasons carriers are building new cell networks for the Internet of Things

Around the world, wireless carriers are building all-new cellular networks for the Internet of Things. These new networks won’t work with cell phones —  they’re made for IoT devices that don’t yet exist. These aren’t small players, either. Comcast, SoftBank, Orange, SKT, KPN, Swisscom and many …

DIY Projects: 10 Ways To Harness Wind Power

Even though our society may be on the verge of collapse, the increased interest in wind power has resulted in some amazing new designs. Rather than …

Check Out These Cool Characters! The Top Plants for Winter Garden Interest

Winter doesn’t have to be white in the garden. Even if there is a blanket of snow covering the soil, these colorful characters will add some pizzazz …

Landscaping

How to Get Off the Grid in 5 Steps

According to the man who wrote the book on going off-grid.<p>Chances are good that your home is connected to the electric grid, a municipal water …

Shoe Storage Ideas to Buy or DIY

As someone who's been through the New York City real estate wringer, there's a particular episode of <i>Sex and the City</i> that's burned on my brain: the …

Storage Ideas