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Man turns people’s yards into micro urban farms; everyone benefits

LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- Sean Conway of Lakewood is a new kind of farmer. Learning agriculture and farming in the peace corps, returning home he had an …

Farming

35 Beautiful Front Yard and Backyard Landscaping Ideas2014 interior Design | 2014 interior Design

Designing the front yard is very important. It gives to the house great look. You can decorate your front yard with flowers, grass, rocks and a lot …

HOW TO: Make a $5 wind-powered phone charger for your bike

A clever 16-year-old named Thomas combined his two passions, cycling and electronics, into one very useful DIY gadget. Using a tired CPU fan, an old …

Inside Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's radical management experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit

On March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh.<p>"This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety."<p>It concerned the retailer's transition to "Holacracy," a manager-free operating structure that is composed, in theory, of …

Facebook

<b>Urban homesteading is much more than just growing your own food, raising backyard chickens and goats, canning, and preserving – it’s a way of life.</b> …

DIY: Everything You Need to Know to Build a Simple Backyard Aquaponics System

Aquaponics = aquaculture (the raising of edible fish) + hydroponics (growing vegetables and herbs without soil). You may have seen examples of this …

Aquaponics

Self-Fertilizing Vertical Garden Tower Reaches Kickstarter Goal in Just 33 Minutes

The Indiana-based Garden Tower Project just launched a Kickstarter for the Garden Tower 2, an improved self-fertilizing vertical garden, and the …

Gardening

My Hanging Garden

Introduction: My Hanging Garden<p>About: I am a young danish student who has a big interest in woodworking. At the same time I am struggling a bit with …

Woodworking

How will the 5G network change the world?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1127000/1127434_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524625017_35dcab6fc7df78af2e28447142ed0903<p><b>The global race is on to develop 5G, the fifth generation of mobile network. While 5G will follow in the footsteps of 4G and 3G, this time</b> …

Internet of Things

Obesity bigger cost for Britain than war and terror

Britain spending £47bn a year dealing with the healthcare and social costs of an increasingly overweight population, study finds<p>Obesity is a greater burden on the UK’s economy than armed violence, war and terrorism, costing the country nearly £47bn a year, a report has found.<p>The study, commissioned …

The rise of stay-at-home dads? For female execs, not so much

Behind every great man, there’s a great woman—or so the saying goes. But in a time of shifting cultural norms and increasing workplace flexibility, …

Fat - the $2 trillion burden on the world's economy

Obesity is now a threat to the world economy to rival war and terrorism, according to a new report published Thursday.<p>Taking together the costs of …

Obesity Costing the Global Economy Trillions

Our expanding waistlines are costing the global economy almost as much to deal with as smoking and military conflict, according to a new report by the McKinsey Global Institute. The annual global bill for obesity for lost productivity and treating treating conditions like diabetes, heart disease …

Diabetes

How One Couple Earns Money While They Travel Around The World

Now that he works from places like Berlin, Prague, Vietnam, and Amsterdam as he travels the world, he says things aren't much different — at least, things aren't much different for the clients.<p>For Chris and his wife, Danika, everything has changed.<p>"The fact that I'm sitting here in Berlin dealing …

San Francisco

10 Fitness Tips Every Guy Should Read

Don't even give yourself the opportunity to stop by your apartment before you hit the gym. There are too many distractions there. When you look at how dirty your room is, how comfortable your bed looks, or how your television is just sitting there unwatched, it is easy to forget the fitness …

Fitness

How To Grow A Tiny Forest Anywhere And Save The Environment

I would think that most of you know about the amazing series of Ted Talks that have become more and more popular over the last few years. Amazing …

Would You Live In This Extreme House That Hangs Off A Cliff?

Inspired by the way barnacles cling to the side of a ship, this five story concept house is the ultimate pad for an adrenaline junky.<p>The design is …

A broke-ass guide to drinking in Tokyo

The nighttime lights in Tokyo are overwhelming. Billions of bright bulbs and bulletins begging for your attention, yearning for your yen. You think: ‘With all this brilliance, the rumors must be true: this must be the most expensive city on Earth. How else could they afford their electricity …

The Evolution of Diet

Top row: escargots, sardines, and fava beans (Crete); naan in salty yak-milk tea (Afghanistan); fried geranium leaves (Crete); boiled crab (Malaysia); raw beetroot and oranges (Crete); chapati, yak butter, and rock salt (Pakistan). Middle row: dried-apricot soup (Pakistan); boiled plantains …

Anthropology

Cheap Stays: Where Are the World's Most Popular Hostels?

<i>By Alycia Simons, HotelsCombined.com</i><p>Do you opt for luxury or budget accommodation when traveling? Are you a 5 star or a five-person-dorm kind of traveller?<p>Hostels are usually found in the most convenient of locations and increasing numbers of travelers -- both young and old -- are recognizing the …

Ten Places to Go Before They Disappear

It is a sad reality that some of the world's most beautiful sights are at risk of disappearing. Some of the world's natural wonders are under threat from development, mass tourism and environmental change, making it crucial to travel to these places before it's too late. Whether it's ancient …

This Tree Is Growing 40 Different Kinds Of Fruit At Once

This single (and quite colorfully blossoming) tree grows 40 different varieties of peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries, and even almonds — …

New York State

17 Gluten-Free Beers That Actually Taste Good [Updated for 2016!]

Gluten-free beer doesn't have to be bland—it can even be good! Here are 17 brews, from stouts to saisons to IPAs, that are tasty enough for anyone<p>To create beers suited for celiacs, as well as people suffering from gluten sensitivities and dietary restrictions, ingenious brewers have begun …

Beer

The Beginner's Guide to Facebook Ads for Small Businesses

Rewind the clock a few years and you’d frequently hear people suggesting that Facebook is a great marketing channel because it was free to have a presence. If you built a good Facebook page for your business and attracted lots of fans, you’d have a valuable platform to talk to potential and …

Watch The First Woman To Qualify For Mt. Midoriyama On ‘American Ninja Warrior’

The video you’re about to watch shouldn’t be real. After I interviewed Jenn Brown for last season’s <i>American Ninja Warrior</i>, I had a newfound respect for the athletes and competitors who take on this show’s incredible courses. But then Kacy Catanzaro, a 100-pound gymnast, showed up last night and …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

Architect Visit: A Portable Beach Cabin, Sleds Included

New Zealanders call them “baches”; small, simple wood vacation houses for no-frills holidays by the sea.<p>One definition of a bach is “something you …