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12 Birds You Want in Your Yard

While birders may be delighted to see any new bird in their yard, some birds are more welcome than others because of all the good they can do. …

Birds

Antwerp city guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Belgium’s coolest city

Locals liken Antwerp to a village. But don’t mistake that for humility: Flanders’ de facto capital has been punching above its weight since it was a …

European Travel

Smartphone video is fastest growing online ad format

Advertisers spent £476 million more on smartphone video ads in 2017, making it the fastest-growing online ad format, according to the latest Digital …

Digital Advertising

5 Raised Garden Beds You Can Build In Half a Day

Raised garden beds boost vegetables above potentially waterlogged grounds. Not every gardener deals with a high water table, but there are other good …

Gardening

7 Tools Under $30 That Do Your Yard Work for You

Plenty of homeowners adore the idea of a gorgeous lawn and garden—only let's face it, actually creating and maintaining them is dirty, back-breaking …

Gardening

NASA’s Hubble Telescope Celebrates Its 28th Birthday With a Spectacular Photo

In honor of its 28th birthday, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has beamed down two different images of the incredible Lagoon Nebula. Even after 163,000 orbits around the planet and over a million photos, the Hubble never fails to impress. The images are a reminder of just how much insight the …

Cosmology

21 Easy DIY Garden Trellis & Vertical Growing Structures

As a garden designer and plant lover, I visit gardens every chance I get. One of my favorite garden elements is the garden trellis.<p>A garden trellis …

Landscaping

PageRank Patent Update - How it Impacts SEO

Bill Slawski published an article noting that Google updated a patent related to PageRank. This is an important algorithm because it affects how …

SEO

AP Photos: Immersive art gallery in Paris showcases Klimt

PARIS (AP) — A digital gallery in Paris is making art an immersive experience for visitors who can walk into and over paintings projected around a warehouse.<p>The Atelier des Lumieres, or Studio of Lights, opened this month with an inaugural exhibit featuring Austrian painter Gustav Klimt's work not …

Art

Pudding in ten minutes: six of the best quick dessert recipes

<b>Frozen yoghurt (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>3 min</b><br>Serves <b>2</b><p><b>230g frozen berries</b><b><br>50ml Greek yoghurt</b><b><br>1 tsp honey</b><p>Put the ingredients in a food processor or blender and blitz.<p>Serve immediately – the frozen fruit sets the yoghurt – or you can store it in the freezer until needed.<p><b>Alternatives</b><b><br>•</b> Change the berries for …

Dessert

The most gorgeous NYC libraries

You need to visit the most gorgeous NYC libraries, whether you were a childhood bookworm or one of the kids who only set foot in the library to use …

Libraries

The 100 Most Influential Pages in Comic Book History

The origin story of comic books isn’t flashy. No radioactive spider bite, atomic explosion, or shadowy experiment granted the medium the sort of …

Graphic Novels

Teachable raises $4M to create a tool to turn any online class into a true business

Online coursework is exploding across all kinds of verticals and fields of expertise — but those courses inevitably end up on platforms like Udemy, and for Ankur Nagpal, that’s really not a way to build a true business.<p>That’s why Nagpal started Teachable, a platform for experts that want to create …

Online Education

Figure Out Where Your Photos Are Illegally Being Used Online

A few years ago I was scrolling through the home page of a large magazine and saw a photo I had taken featured in the middle of its homepage. The pic …

Mark Zuckerberg

Japanese gardens – design ideas that will transform your outdoor space

Use the principles of Japanese gardening - and a careful selection of plants - to bring a little magic to your own outdoor space<p>Japanese gardens are …

Landscaping

How to give your small garden the wow factor all year round

Tips, tricks and advice in this ultimate how-to guide to keep your small garden looking fabulous all year long.<p><b>Most of us have what garden writers call a 'small garden', but we call it a perfectly sized garden.</b><p>If it's big enough to sit out, big enough for a few plants, big enough to make a lovely …

Landscaping

20 Free DIY Raised Garden Bed Plans & Ideas You Can Build in a Day

​Planting on raised garden beds brings many benefits compared to planting on the ground. But the most crucial one is you can grow a garden even in a …

Gardening

20 Free Dark Backgrounds for Web, UI and Graphic Design Projects

Everything seems to be about cleanliness, minimalism and excessive use of white space nowadays, but what about dark designs?! Dark websites and …

Graphic Design

Vacation seekers flock to Central American tropics as an alternative to Caribbean, Mexico

Richard Cummins | Getty Images<p>Many vacationers have passports bearing the seals of a Latin American or Caribbean country. Now, an increasing number …

Central America

A local’s guide to Chicago: 10 top tips

The city’s bars and music scene are among the most vibrant in the US. And with Lake Michigan beaches to relax on and two new budget flights from the UK, now is the time to go<p>Traditionally overshadowed by coastal powerhouses New York City and Los Angeles, Chicago is on the rise, with a record 55 …

Travel

16 Stunning Deck Ideas That Will Get You Excited for Summer

It's finally starting to feel like spring, and the outdoors beckon. Maybe this has you thinking about improvements you'd like to make to your outdoor …

Landscaping

6 Weird But Brilliant Tricks We Can Learn From Gardeners Around The World

It is time to start planning the season of 2018. Holidays are coming and you are probably spending your free time snuggled in with some seed …

Gardening

20 Amazing Solar Water Fountain Ideas For Your Garden

A water fountain is one of the most fascinating and pleasant additions you could make to any garden.<p>Any moving water feature brings so much …

Landscaping

30 Dreamy Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

(Image credit: Caesarstone)<p>As the weather gets warmer, cooking alfresco is so much better than staying cooped up inside your kitchen. Dinner parties …

Luxury Lifestyle

7 Useful Writing Lessons You Can Learn From Successful Writers

The Technique, Attitude and Best PracticeIf you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there — Robert KiyosakiYou know …

Creative Writing

Google Keeps a Record of Your ENTIRE Search History. Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

You can also download a file of your entire search history.<p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry …

AdWords

What Google’s ‘core algorithm changes’ mean for your website

Google is continually updating its algorithm—but the current modification is significant.<p>Often, Google’s tweaks have minimal effect on your ranking, …

SEO

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

Image via Vladyslav Tulinovskyi<br>Competition in the employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, …

Freebies

The Evolution of Hyperrealism: From Religious Paintings to Simulated Reality

As with any artistic movement, the evolution of <b>Hyperrealism</b> can only be told in relation to the other influential art styles that preceded it. Hyperrealism traces its roots back through <b>Photorealism</b>, and <b>Realism</b> before that, sharing many of the same artistic traits, yet, its own distinct individual …

Art

Garden Hacks: 10 Ideas Under $100 to Create Instant Privacy

Instant privacy is the greatest luxury we can imagine in a world where Facebook sells us out to advertisers, hackers know our credit scores, and our …

Landscaping