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How to Build a Compost Bin

Compost bins aid gardeners in making their own compost, so their plants will thrive with unlimited amounts of free organic fertiliser. They are …

Gardening

Boston Marathon bombing survivors on road to recovery – pictures

Boston marathon survivors share their stories of recovery and resilience one year after two suspected brothers set off pressure cooker bombs at the race's finish line killing three and injuring more than 260 people

The Beauty of The ’Burbs (PHOTOS)

EVERYDAY MAGIC<p>It may seem humdrum when you’re there on the ground. But photographer Christoph Gielen’s images of suburban areas shot from above …

Texas Couple Euthanizes Alleged Chupacabra

A couple in Ratcliffe, Texas who captured what they believed was a living chupacabra has had the creature euthanized.<p>Last week, Jackie and Bubba Strong saw the strange-looking animal eating corn in a tree and trapped it a cage.<p>The animal had a hairless back, large claws, lot of teeth and ferocious …

Woman Leads Man Around On Leash, People Take Photos

So when I said I wanted to be your dog...<p>An unidentified woman was seen walking a man on a leash in London on Friday morning, the Express reports. The man, who was dressed in office attire -- and also sported a collar around his neck -- crawled along on all fours as the woman led him.<p>People took …

When Disney stars grow up

Ever since Walt Disney cast Bobby Driscol to star in “The Song of the South” waaay back in 1946, the studio’s roster of juvenile talent has always had an unusual knack for getting into trouble. Whether it was bitter rivalries, nude photo scandals, drugs, homelessness–or just being a plain, big ol’ …

How to Stitch a Color Block Necklace Pendant

Soon, a stitchery wooden pendant will be your new go-to statement necklace. For reals! Use embroidery thread to stitch on color blocks, then sling it on a long chain.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>stitchery wooden pendant<br>• gold Sharpie paint pen<br>• embroidery floss<br>• Needle<br>• leather cord<br>• scissors<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find …

Learn the 5-Minute Scrunch Braid

There’s a new braid on the block, and its a hairstyle you can practically do with your eyes closed! Update your office look with this 5-minute scrunch braid.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>small hair tie ( 1 1/4 cups )<br>• bobby pins<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onSincerely, Kinsey

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Walking down Main Street - in pictures

You can find all of life on one street in America. Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue sweeps from the White House and Capitol through some of the country's poorest and most deprived neighbourhoods

Deteriorating Swimming Pool is a Stunning Optical Illusion

The pool that artist Jeroen Bisscheroux crafted isn't the type that you'd swim in. Instead, it's a completely flat art installation and optical illusion. The carpet-like painting is titled <i>POOL, loss of color</i> and it depicts a nearly empty, deteriorating swimming pool. Although it's an impressive …

Vega Edge: A Wearable Light That Works with Any Wardrobe

Whether you’re a cyclist, a jogger, or just walking around your neighborhood at night, safety is key. Instead of sporting one of those ugly (no …

Jason de Caires Taylor's Gorgeous Underwater Art (Photos)

Ocean-Floor Museum<p>Artist Jason de Caires Taylor has chosen an unconventional location for his giant sculptural creations: the ocean.<p>04.07.14 5:45 AM …

Rio Celeste Waterfall Is Quite Possibly The Bluest Waterfall On Earth

It may look like Photoshop, but it's not.<p>This is the waterfall at Rio Celeste, a river in Costa Rica's Tenorio Volcano National Park. The water is actually this dazzling blue color because of volcanic minerals below the surface-- it's the real-life version of an effect usually only achieved with …

Nearly A Fifth Of Americans Suffer Data Breach -- Many Risk ID Theft

A report from Pew Research Center found that 18% of online U.S. adults have had have had “important personal information stolen” such as their Social Security Number, credit card, or bank account information. That’s a 63% increase over of the results of a July 2013 survey where 11% reported the …