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Science Explains What Happens to Someone’s Brain From Complaining Every Day

“Thought changes structure … I saw people rewire their brains with their thoughts, to cure previously incurable obsessions and trauma.” ~ Norman …

Students Pour Into Dhaka’s Streets to Demand Safer Roads

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Thousands of students paralyzed parts of Bangladesh’s capital on Sunday to protest the country’s abysmal road safety conditions. Teenagers dressed in school uniforms erected checkpoints across the city, forcing the police and government ministers to observe traffic laws that are …

The 10 most important iPhone apps of all time

(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)<p>It took Apple a year after launching the original iPhone before it opened the App Store--and almost overnight it transformed a user-friendly-but-not-very-useful device into one of the great software platforms in history.<p>The App Store changed the way people get software, …

All About Growing Tomatoes

Nothing says summer like a fresh sun-warmed tomato from the garden. If you love tomatoes and want to grow your own, but aren’t sure where to start, …

A note to readers

By Charles Krauthammer<p>Charles Krauthammer<p>Columnist<p>Email Bio<p>Columnist<p>I have been uncharacteristically silent these past ten months. I had thought that silence would soon be coming to an end, but I’m afraid I must tell you now that fate has decided on a different course for me.<p>In August of last year, …

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Everything You Need to Know About Tomatoes

Everybody knows a tomato is a fruit, not a vegetable, but do we know why? Horticulturally speaking, the answer is simple. True fruits develop from …

Gardening

You’ll Never Regret Painting Your Entire House in This Color

Take your neutrals game up a notch by painting your entire home in an unexpected hue. Our favorite of the moment is Farrow & Ball Pale Powder (No. …

Farrow & Ball

Why You Should Consider Creating a Garden Bed Edging

Garden beds can be fun to plant and tend, but as soon as unwanted plants invade, the battle begins. Your best defense? Garden bed edging.<p>You’ve …

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15 Designer Color Combinations To Help You Find Your Perfect Palette

A wall covered with a blown-up print of a vintage textile from The University of Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum has a rich palette. The deep maroon and …

This vintage rug company is on track to make $1 million within its first year — its rugs are both beautiful and affordable

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Revival Rugs/Instagram<p>A nice rug not only makes your floor look less bare, but also "grounds" your room by helping cinch other interior …

These 10 Paint Colors Are Surprisingly Livable

<b>1. Blush Pink</b><p>Designer Sabrina Albanese’s bedroom draws inspiration from the colors of the Caribbean. A pale pink accent wall provides a luxe backdrop …

The 50 Best Decorating Tips of All Time

Sorting socks, reading <i>Infinite Jest</i>, decorating our homes: Some things, simply put, are never finished. In the hopes of helping you decorate savvily …

Look No Further: These Are the Best Rugs for Living Rooms, Period

It's well known in the décor world: One of the quickest and easiest ways to transform a room is by painting it. The large surface of the walls can …

Living Rooms

Tommy Smythe Shares Two Classic Prints That Deliver Timeless Style

<i>Designer Tommy Smythe dishes on two classic decorator prints.</i><p>In the world of textiles, we’re either drawn to timeless classics or to what is …

Your Ultimate Guide to Growing Herbs Indoors

Indoor herb gardens not only provide fresh herbs at your fingertips, but also fill your home with fragrance and greenery. Learn how to grow herbs …

Gardening 101: Mountain Laurel

Mountain laurel, <i>Kalmia latifolia:</i> “Calico Bush”<p>The first time I remember seeing mountain laurel blooming in the wild was in a most unlikely habitat, …

Gardening 101: Blueberries

Blueberry, <i>Vaccinium spp.:</i> “Ornamental Superfood”<p>Blueberries were the first fruit I grew in my first Brooklyn garden on a tiny 50th-floor terrace in …

Master Gardener: Plant this shrub for flowers on sloping land

<b>Q: We’re looking for a flowering shrub for a slope at the rear of our yard that looks good but won’t need too much water or care. The nurseryman</b> …

How to create a three-layer pot of flowering bulbs for the summer

We often think of flowering bulbs as the go-to plants for winter color. But we can also look ahead now to warmer weather by planting summer flowering …

Crop Rotation Technique #1: Rotating Plant Families

comments (1) September 21st, 2012<p><b>Chris McLaughlin</b>, contributor<p>20 users recommend<p>Photo by Kinwart under the Creative Commons Attribution License …

Grow to eat: homegrown carrots taste better (even if they're wonky)

I don’t know what supermarkets do to carrots, but I suspect they marinade them in washing-up liquid. In contrast, home-grown carrots taste incredibly sweet.<p>Start sowing this weekend, ½in (1cm) deep in rows 1ft (30cm) apart, spacing seeds every 2in (5cm). I sow sparingly to avoid the bother of …

Everything You Need to Know About Roses

Is there any flower more abundant in sensory overload than a rose? Good looks, delicious scent, wonderful for cutting, easy to grow (so long as you …

Garden Coach: Inspiration and information about planning and planting your garden

<b>Dear Garden Coach:</b> I am looking for a list of plants – native plants – herbs, flowering plants, and the various beneficial insects and pollinators …

How to Grow Rhubarb | Gardener's Supply

Rhubarb<p>Rhubarb is a long-lived perennial grown for its succulent, super-tart stalks. It is usually one of the first spring foods that can be eaten …

Edible Garden Design Ideas to Boost Production and Beautify your Space

Years ago, vegetable gardens were tucked away in backyards where their long rows and practical plantings could be hidden from the neighbors. Today, …

Loving my lettuce table

Several years ago, I saw a picture of a lettuce table in a magazine and knew it was something that I wanted to eventually make for myself. The idea …

8 Landscape Design Principles

Landscape Design Principles for Residential Gardens<p>Eight rules for creating a satisfying garden that is neither fussy nor constraining By Rob …

Garden Design