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Exploring The Twisted Politics Of Dreadlocks

It’s a long-winded road<p><i>In celebration of Black History Month, NYLON is running a spotlight series called</i> <i>UNAPOLOGETIC</i><i>. Every day, we’ll celebrate different aspects of black culture throughprofiles, interviews, roundtables, reviews, videos, and op-eds. #Blacklivesmatter and we hold that truth to be</i> …

How to Successfully Transplant Seedlings

Hooray, it's planting day! Once you've <i>prepped your space</i>, finally being able to put all those seedlings and starts in the garden feels like a great …

A Guide to Buying the Best Cocktail Spirits

If you're buying booze to sip neat or with ice, you're probably looking for the best you can afford—you're willing to spend a bit more money on it. What you're paying for, in that circumstance, is <i>nuance</i>, says Shannon Healy, the owner of the Durham, North Carolina bar Alley Twenty Six. But, says …

7 fruit trees you can grow in your living room

There are decorative house plants and then there are edible plants that you tend to in a tiny kitchen garden. But what about in between?<p>If you're …

Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

Recipes

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 …

Gardening

Rational Investors Overcome Fear in Turbulent Stock Market

The stock market (<b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b>) produced positive returns for six straight years (2009 - 2014). 2015 was only slightly negative at -2.2% or it would have been seven years.<p>History has shown us the good times do not last forever. Eventually, there will be uncertainties that impact the …

4 Effective Strategies to Organize Evernote

Think of Evernote as the engine that helps keep your world running.If you peeled back the hood, you’d be surprised to see that there is the …

Top scientists explain how enormously exciting and important gravitational waves are

One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity, which described how gravity warps and distorts space-time.<p>While this theory triggered a revolution in our understanding of the universe, it made one prediction that even Einstein doubted could be confirmed: the …

The Kitchn's Best Vegetarian Recipes of 2015

2015 was a good year for veggies and we're predicting another boom come 2016. Their incredible versatility, wide spectrum of flavors, and health …

Cyber Monday 2015: 10 Best Deals for Garden and Outdoor Design

Cyber Monday is a much friendlier way to kick off the holiday shopping season than Black Friday ever was. You can shop at work, for one thing, and …

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Grow your own fruit and veg indoors in even the smallest spaces with Bulbo

Are you a would-be gardener with no outdoor space? Or do you dream of self-sufficiency in a compact city apartment? Then Bulbo could offer you the …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

How A Winery is Transforming Cleveland’s Most Notorious Neighborhood

Mansfield Frazier slides a cigar into his mouth, climbs into his pickup truck, and drives it from his house, in the inner-city Cleveland neighborhood …

Community Discussion: Are small farms doomed?

The future of farming has Salon readers on edge.<p>This week Jaclyn Moyer struck a chord with her essay on the dream and the hard reality of small scale organic farming. Many readers went to the comments to share their own stories and struggles with farming, of which the romantic and even moral appeal …

National Park Offers Farmland of the People, by the People, for the People

If you’ve ever daydreamed about fleeing your desk to start a farm, or trading in your mortgage to live in a national park, doing both at the same time might feel like winning a custom-made lottery (after scratching off your bacon-scented ticket, of course).<p>In May, the National Park Service’s (NPS) …

Farming

8 Homemade Pest Control Remedies That Really Work

Unwanted pesky critters and pests can put a damper on the joy you get from your home and garden. Try combining some of your household products and get your own homemade pest solution. Check out the ideas and helpful homemade remedies below, to keep your house and garden free of unwanted guests.<p><b>1.</b> …

Gardening

Ton Matton's Chicken Cabinet Produces Fresh Eggs Right in Your Backyard

As the urban farming movement grows we've showcased a bumper crop of container gardens that allow urbanites to plant their own veggies - and now …

Farming

DIY: No-Fuss Bonsai for Beginners

While there is no such thing as an effortless bonsai, we are making progress.<p>The rules have changed since bonsai revolutionary Kenji Koyahashi …

Ask the Expert: Bonsai Basics with Eric Schrader

Tiny, tortured bonsai trees that look wise beyond their years fascinate me. What separates them from their shopping mall cousins–shelves of identical …

Plants

NRA Helps Make Eating Dogs and Cats Legal in PA. Here's What Stephen Colbert has to say About It - One Green Planet

The Pennsylvania State Senate has passed a board stating that anyone who “[b]reeds, keeps, sells, offers for sale or transfers a dog or cat for the …

Stephen Colbert

The day Jose Mourinho pushed Pep Guardiola over the edge at Barcelona

A new book about the Bayern Munich manager reveals the inside story of why he finally snapped with his old Real Madrid rival<p><i>Pep Guardiola clashed with Jose Mourinho after the bad-tempered 2013 European Super Cup clash against Chelsea - but, as journalist Marti Perarnau reveals in a new book, their</i> …

Pep Guardiola: I hate tiki-taka - it's rubbish and completely pointless

A new book about the former Barcelona manager reveals how he launched an incredible attack on the style of football he made famous<p><i>In a new book profiling the work of Pep Guardiola, journalist Marti Perarnau reveals the Spaniard's true feelings about the 'tiki-taka' term associated with the football</i> …

When it comes to gardening, rules can be broken

Plants can’t help but surprise us, which means gardeners can be selective with traditional advice<p>Horticultural advice can be very prescriptive. Take the saying that you should “cut your box hedges on Derby Day”. The idea was that, in warm areas, your box hedging would be extremely fluffy if you …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

4 Veg-Centric Books at the James Beard Awards

0<p>SHARES<p>Didn't catch last night's 2014 James Beard Awards? No worries. We whipped up a handy-dandy cheat sheet to the veg-tastic books nominated in …

There's Something Absolutely Wrong With What We Do To Boys Before They Grow Into Men

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Astonishing Numbers: America's Poor Still Live Better Than Most Of The Rest Of Humanity

There’s a lot of debate (from certain quarters it’s less debate than whining actually) about the increasing inequality in the United States. Sure, maybe it’s true that the country continues to grow but what about the poor and their incomes?<p>And there might even be something worth worrying about in …