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8 Breathtaking National Parks to visit this Spring

Spring is around the corner, and whether you’re a weary student or just someone who finds winter exhausting, there’s probably only one thing on your …

National Parks

Meet the Mayans: a tour of the real Yucatán, Mexico

Escape the fleshpots of the Yucatán coast and head inland – you’ll find people eager to share their jungle home with visitors, and a world of hidden temples and natural pools<p>After dinner, Juanito and I sit drinking beer. Outside is all the clamour of the jungle night. We talk about the big hotels …

Mexico

Old bungalow transformed into a light-filled dwelling with recycled brick

Andrew Burges Architects revamped a “badly planned” 1940s bungalow in Sydney into a light-filled dwelling for six that boasts a low energy footprint. …

World's wildlife being pushed to the edge by humans - in pictures

Global wildlife populations will decline by 67% by 2020 unless urgent action is taken to reduce human impact on species and ecosystems, warns the biennial Living Planet Index report from WWF and ZSL. From elephants to eels, here are some of the wildlife populations most affected by human activity

Wildlife

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

New research shows these common house plants all absorb harmful chemicals.<p>Dracaena (Dracaena frangas)<p>All five plants did a good job removing acetone …

Plants

how to find the perfect plant for your home

Greenery brings so much to a space, but some of us aren't gifted in the green-thumb department. We asked Alana Langan and Jacqui Vidal of plant …

Plants

5 houseplants for removing indoor air pollution

<b>New research finds that certain houseplants are best for removing specific harmful compounds.</b><p>It’s not new news that houseplants are beautiful little …

A surprising simple solution to bad indoor air quality: potted plants

The first time Vadoud Niri walked into a nail salon, he quickly had to walk straight out.<p>"I went with my wife and couldn’t handle it," he said. "You could smell all the VOCs," or volatile organic compounds — pollutants like acetone, formaldehyde and toluene that easily become gases and pollute …

Houseplants

24 thought-provoking living room ideas for your home

Living rooms can really make or break your home as, more often than not, they're the hub of the home and where you spend most of your free …

Interior Design

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

Drug Addiction

Decorating With Houseplants

For Simplicity's Sake<p>Lucky bamboo (Dracaena sanderiana) may be one of the easiest houseplants in the world. It requires little more than water to …

Why I Run My Household Like a Business (and You Should Too)

It may sound complicated, but in the end it saves you money and time.<p>Before I started up my blog, I spent my free time as a dedicated volunteer for …

Personal Finance

Use These 100 Design Websites To Jumpstart Your Creativity

The web is an incredible place. In less than 30 years it completely changed the world connecting and empowering people. One of the biggest benefits it brings is an endless inspiration for any field you can imagine.<p>As a creative entrepreneur, I am constantly looking for inspiration. I love reading …

Graphic Design
Hiking

Top 20 Shipping Container Home Designs and their Costs 2017

There is a hot new trend: shipping container homes. Basically, you modify and re-purpose used shipping containers and stick them together to build a …

Berberine: The Most Powerful Natural Supplement on Earth

By Kris Gunnars<p>A compound called berberine is one of the most powerful natural supplements on Earth.<p>It has very impressive health benefits, and …

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Build a Deck for Less Than $900

A low-level deck beautifies your outdoor space and can increase the value of your home. And it might not be as difficult to DIY as you might …

Home Depot

Building A Modern Minimalist House Design

Modern minimalist house design for your home is way to recover your home and to make your home wonderful, beauty and elegant. There are a lot of …

Interior Design

Reckon you were born without a brain for maths? Highly unlikely

Maths is not about learning times tables, it’s about spotting patterns in everything we experience and using them to plan and invent<p>It’s extraordinary what a badge of honour it is in our culture to declare: “I’m terrible at maths. I just don’t have the brain for it.”<p>You’d never get someone in India …

Mathematics

Split House in California Offers Sustainable Summer

The Split House in Santa Monica, Calif., imagined by Kovac Design Studio, is eye candy for the design hungry. Resting on a ground-floor volume …

Architecture

Architizer

55 Times 'The Office' Was the Best Show Ever

Face it, you love "The Office." You love it because it's completely relatable, crazy funny, and full of people you know, used to know, or know about. And if you've ever worked in an office, you've experienced at least a small part of what goes on at Scranton's finest paper distributor, Dunder …

TV shows

BestTechie Founder Creates KYA Analytics To Provide A Better Understanding Of Your Audience

The K-Y-A in KYA Anlytics stands for “Know Your Audience,” and founder and CEO Jeff Weisbein said that’s exactly what he’s trying to help online publishers do.<p>Weisbein has been in those shoes himself, having created and run the tech site BestTechie for more than a decade (though he took some time …

Big Data

Mixpanel Announces Codeless Mobile Analytics

Mixpanel recently unveiled a new feature that should make it easier for mobile businesses to customize the company’s analytics tools without writing any additional code.<p>A number of optimization and testing teams talk about being used by marketers and other team members without having to ask for …

Analytics

Travel With a View: Top 10 Scenic Train Rides Around the World

There is something romantic about train travel. It's a change of pace from the daily grind, a way to slow down and allow yourself to experience the journey as well as anticipate the destination. Trains offer you a different perspective on the world, holding you captive to the changing landscapes as …

Trains

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.<p>Looking for an epic road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious …

National Parks

10 Mediterranean islands you've never heard of | CNN Travel

Travel

12 Dalai Lama quotes that will make you think differently about happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

Spirituality

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help