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Can I buy my own 747 plane - and how much would it cost?

Jetting into town on your own private jet is pretty baller, sure. But what if you wanted to super-size the personal flying experience and invite 200 friends along for the ride?<p>Unfortunately, you would need to reach for something only achieved by a handful of people in aviation history before you …

Hardscaping 101: Design Guide for Patio Pavers

Are you agonizing over which patio pavers to pick? Good. You should. The hardscape material you put underfoot will set the tone for your garden …

5 Photography Terms Every Serious Landscape Photographer Should Know

Landscape photography is all about photographing the beautiful vistas that nature presents to you. It encompasses everything from mountains and …

Neuroscience Of Mindfulness: How To Make Your Mind Happy

Everybody is talking about mindfulness… but nobody seems to be able to explain clearly what the heck it really is. Ask people and you’ll hear, “Umm, …

7 YouTube Channels Every Entrepreneur Should Subscribe To

One of the realities of being an entrepreneur is that you’re constantly learning. In fact, that’s probably true for most of us these …

Entrepreneurship

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Inspirational Quotes From Bhagavad Gita That Will Completely Change The Way You Look At Everything!

50 Most Inspiring Quotes From The Bhagavad Gita<p>on October 7, 2015 at 1:03 pm<p>Credit: graphicstock.com<p>When Arjuna was faced with the dilemma of going …

A Brief Summary of the Buddha's Teachings

Shortly after his Awakening, the Buddha delivered his first sermon, in which he laid out the essential framework upon which all his later teachings …

Redesigned Survey Reveals Latest Residential Landscape Design Trends

Sustainable and low-maintenance design are the top trends for residential landscape projects, according to the 2015 Residential Landscape …

Landscaping

How To Meditate (And Get The Most Benefit Out Of It)

Neuroscientists and psychologists keep discovering more health benefits from mindfulness meditation. And luckily, it's a simple practice, that …

Camping Wind Turbine

Homemade Pontoon Boat<p>Homemade Roof Rack With Accessories<p>Hatchet Restoring (Viking-ish)<p>Rockets Class<p>does anyone know if the measurements given are for …

Ode to Introverts: Why We Should Not Be Ashamed

We live in a society and an era that exalts the extrovert. Self help books proclaim new methods to assert yourself, to make friends and influence …

Personality

Mindfulness’ “truthiness” problem: Sam Harris, science and the truth about Buddhist tradition

Sam Harris wants practitioners out of religion business. But the supposed science behind it is its own mythology<p>The spike of popular interest in the mindfulness movement, with its enthusiastic endorsements among celebrities, politicians, CEOs and other movers and shakers, has made its champions …

Pleaching: The art of training trees

Once the preserve of grand estates, pleaching – the art of training trees into stunning shapes – has become a modern style statement.<p>Sooner or later all gardeners realise that there is nothing new under the sun. Every trendy planting style, technique and design element is just a reinterpretation of …

Six glorious scented plants to grow... and six smelly ones to avoid - Telegraph

Articles about how make your garden water free on Dwell.com - Dwell

Landscape architect Brennan Cox, principal of San Francisco–based Groundworks, explores the best approaches to drought-tolerant...<p>We can’t change the size of our backyard, but there are many simple ways to make your outdoor space feel larger than it is....<p>Stay fresh and clean with Parachute’s first …

Articles about how make your tiny yard feel spacious on Dwell.com - Dwell

We can’t change the size of our backyard, but there are many simple ways to make your outdoor space feel larger than it is....<p>Just because your kitchen is on the smaller side doesn’t mean you can’t make it as efficient and effective as possible.<p>Creating a space worthy of an Instagram is one thing …

10 Silly Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Image Quality

How many times have you captured an amazing image only to view it on your computer, or as a print, and realize that you screwed something up along …

How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

The moment your phone reads "No service," Google Maps suddenly drops out. That is, unless you've saved your maps for offline access. With this feature, you can store large map areas for guidance, even when you're stuck without reception.<p>The process is identical on both iOS and Android. Before we …

Maps

DIY Garden Waterfalls

If you’ve been thinking about starting a water feature project in the garden this season, have you thought about adding the sights and sounds of a …

How To: Beat the Heat with an $8 Homemade Air Conditioner

If you're breaking a sweat in the summer heat, but not trying to break the bank, this dead simple trick will show you how to make your own air …

Ode To Our Dads

I made this in Jr. High. 50 years later it still hangs in my kitchen and it is still the only thing I’ve ever made. -Kevin Kraft (Father of Caleb Kraft, Community Editor for Make)<p>My three kids are all “Makers” in their own ways; an HVAC engineer/firefighter, an Education Reformer, and a 3rd-year …

Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

NASA Releases Beautiful ‘Gravity’-Inspired Photo Set Ahead of Oscar Night

<b>Spoiler Alert</b>: The first paragraph of this article gives away a major part of the movie ‘Gravity.’ Skip past it if you haven’t seen the movie …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.