Joel Laster

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3 Mental Tricks to Ride Better

How to use your head to pedal faster<p>Cyclists often talk about having “good legs” or “bad legs” to describe any given race or ride. But evidence is mounting that the muscle between our ears holds just as much, if not more, power over how well we’re going to turn our pedals. Research shows that when …

The Brain

Simple Crop Rotation for Organic Gardening - Organic Gardening

Crop rotation is an important factor of organic gardening. It’s just as important as composting and cover crops. By not following these simple steps …

Child Poverty Reaches Highest Rate in 20 Years

<i>By Gale Holland</i><p>Child poverty in America is at its highest point in 20 years, putting millions of children at increased risk of injuries, infant …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Quinoa: How to Pronounce It and Why You Should Eat It

Quin-what? How do I pronounce this food that is so popular in the health community lately? Is it "kwuh-NO-uh” or “KWIN-wah”? Quin-NO. The truth is, …

Goji Play

Workouts can be tedious, specially if you´re on a cardio machine. Meet Goji Play, a gaming device that turns treadmills and exercise bikes into …

25 Skills Every Man Should Know: Your Ultimate DIY Guide

These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Study our master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way.<p>These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to …

FINA Releases 2016 Olympic Qualifying Procedure; Time Standards Held for ...

#OlympicGames #SummerOlympicGames [SwimSwam]… Time Standards Held for December. 0 Braden Keith | May 21st, 2014 | Featured, International, News · …

Build Your Own Mason Bee House

With raspberries, blueberries and flowering plants in our wooded yard, we need all the friendly pollinators we can get. But <b>Bob Knetzger's</b> wife is …

Choose DIY to Save Big on Solar Panels for Your Home! - Do It Yourself

Have you been thinking about installing solar panels for your home, but been discouraged because the cost is too high? Here in Montana, my family and …

Homemade Sports Drink

About 8 months ago, DIY Natural community member Peggy shared her recipe for homemade Gatorade with us. I kept telling myself I would try this out, …

Diabetes

32 Awesome DIY Backyard Ideas

7.) Make a giant Scrabble set.<p>8.) Build a fire pit in the back yard.<p>9.) And if you don’t want to spend too much money, try this cheap fire pit.<p>10.) …

Everything You Need To Know About Adding Solar Panels At Home

<i>Christine Tusher, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Solar-powered homes were a rarity as recently as a decade ago. But a plethora of federal and local tax incentives along with increasing worries about climate change have made them commonplace.<p>Installing solar panels can decrease your household’s carbon footprint …

How To: Make A Kick Butt Resumé | Whitney Blake

<i>It’s no secret that the job market is more competitive than it has ever been. With the sea of recent grads applying everywhere that I am, I know that</i> …

17 Outstanding Handmade Porch Swing Designs

The lovely spring weather is very tempting and everyone wants to spend more time outside enjoying the spring and soon to be summer weather while also …

Country Lore: Outdoor Solar Shower - DIY

This outdoor solar shower is one of the ways I conserve energy. The sun heats the water in the black-painted tank on top for my shower each day. …

Water Heater

How to Start Your Indoor Garden

Save money and get a head start on your garden by starting plants and vegetables from seed in your home. A garden expert shares her secrets for successful seedlings.<p>Save money and get a head start on your garden by starting plants and vegetables from seed in your home. A garden expert shares her …

Tiny Tomatoes for Indoor Gardening

comments (5) December 17th, 2012<p><b>Jodi Torpey</b>, contributor<p>11 users recommend<p>I recently went to a holiday plant sale and there wasn't a single …

The Unintentional Urban Farmer

Ten Vegetables You Can Grow in Shade<p>It's a common misconception that the only site to grow vegetables in s one that's in full sun. For some …

Inexpensive Mini-Greenhouse - DIY

Thirty years ago, I bought MOTHER EARTH NEWS to help pass the time while I was a U.S. Navy sailor stationed on an aircraft carrier. I enjoyed reading …

Gardening

Author Builds Tiny Solar-Powered Off Grid Cabin for Under $2,000!

Homesteader and author LaMar Alexander lives in a tiny, self-sufficient 400 square foot cabin that he built himself for under $2,000! Powered by a …

Lamar Alexander

How to Raise Chickens in Your Backyard | The Art of Manliness

Creek and two of his lovely lady lumps.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>I’m a smart man. I have …

23 Surprisingly Gorgeous Homes Made From Shipping Containers

Because shipping containers are like Legos for adults.

Aquaponics

What Is Aquaponics?<p>Aquaponics combines ‘Aquaculure’ and ‘Hydroponics’ to grow edible fish and vegetables harvested from your own backyard.<p>So not only …

SEEDING TABLE

How to Build a Hydroponic Window Farm - Part 2 of 2

Insulating IBC Totes For Aquaponics (2013 06-23)

cooling your tent or van

<b>Posts:</b> 9945<p><b>Joined:</b> Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:39 am<p><b>Location:</b> apache junction az.<p>The basic idea for the bucket cooler is just a smaller version of …

Burning Man