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This distinctive tree is vastly underappreciated — and it’s dying out

By Adrian Higgins<p>Adrian Higgins<p>Gardening columnist<p>Email Bio Follow<p>When I look at the paperbark maple tree outside my window, I see a choice ornamental plant whose peeling, cinnamon-colored bark will only get more beautiful with age (sort of like me, ha-ha).<p>When Tony Aiello looks at his home-garden …

15 Insane Health Benefits of Tulsi Tea | De-stress with this super herb

The “Queen of Herbs,” also known as <b>Holy Basil (Tulsi)</b> is the most sacred herb of India. It is cultivated in Southern Asia, in places like Thailand, …

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The last king of Ireland

Royalty is elected and legends live on through this strange, tiny island off the coast of County Donegal.<p>Ireland’s tiny Tory Island isn’t home to much. There are 150 inhabitants, one road, one church, one grocery store (which doubles as a post office), one lighthouse, one hotel, one hostel, one …

Articles about traditional facade hides light filled modern delaware renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

Modern additions and a restoration transform a 2,930-square-foot home.<p>In a former fishermen’s cottage outside Copenhagen, a young family has carved out a cozy, light-filled home.<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Each week, we tap into …

Tough Words From Pope Francis: 8 Great Quotes From His U.N. Speech

Pope Francis, addressing the U.N. General Assembly today, urged international cooperation not only to solve humanity's largest problems but to save humanity itself.<p>Quoting a speech to the U.N. by his predecessor Pope Paul VI in 1965, Francis said of the world today: "The real danger comes from …

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Quickly create a VPN with the Hotspot Shield browser extension

Can't watch Netflix from where you are located? Can't check in with your fantasy football team from behind your office's firewall? Can't use a public hotspot without worrying about your unencrypted data being seen by prying eyes?<p>A VPN can assuage these issues, but VPN software typically either …

10 Truths I Learned After I Ditched the City and Moved to the Beach

For starters, the fresh sea air beats a subway "breeze" any day.<p>Everyone has a breaking point. When it came to my life in Jersey City, New Jersey, mine was when my bank account was stolen and used by the thief to create fake checks to pay their cable bill, a crime easily traced but nonetheless …

How To Protect Your Car From Being Hacked

As if we didn’t have enough to worry about, now we have to worry about our car getting hacked by terrorists or anarchists – or even computer nerds trying to make a point.<p>The idea that someone could remotely take over your car and cause it to behave erratically has been talked about for several …

10 Subtle Ways to Use Chalkboard Paint All Over the House

Kendall Jenner Reveals Her Full-On Butt on Instagram

She's letting it all hang out in her new Calvin Klein underwear ads.<p>Like Justin Bieber and John Legend before her, Kendall Jenner went for the butt on Instagram this week. It wasn't a full moon but just a sneak peak of her new Calvin Klein underwear campaign.<p>Despite serving some substantial …

Kendall Jenner

Snapper Escabèche with Charred Scallions

4 Servings<p>Because it’s so delicate, the flesh can break down when marinated first, sometimes causing the fish to fall apart. A post-grill bath delivers flavor without compromising texture. Learn how it's done here.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for grill<p>½ small …

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20 of the Most Charming Beach Towns Across America

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Tutorial: Photographing and Processing the Orion Constellation

Here’s a tutorial that will teach you how to photograph and process one of the most colorful parts of the night sky, the Orion constellation. It will …

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

Tutorial: How to Batch Process Your RAW Time-Lapse Photography

Time-lapse photography seems pretty straightforward, right? You just capture a stream of images over a designated time frame and put them together in …

Nikon D750 review

To really get a feel for the differences between the D750 and the D810, I tested both side-by-side and more emerged than I expected beyond the …

How to Use the Cloud to Upload Photos & Optimize iPhone Storage

One of the major benefits of iCloud is the iCloud Photo Library; all your photos and videos can be stored in the cloud rather than being tied to a particular device, making them available to you regardless of which device you're using. Any change you make to a photo or video on one device is …

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piccure+ Software Promises to Give Your $300 Lens the Magic of a $3,000 Lens

What’s the difference between the results of a $300 consumer lens and a $3,000 top-of-the-line lens? If piccure is to be believed, one answer is …

Five Keys to Better Black and White Landscapes

We are blessed that we were born with the ability to see in color. Seeing the deep blue of a summer’s sky or the intense red of a spring rose is …

6 Essential Lessons in Landscape Photography

Landscape photographers are perhaps amongst the superstars of the photographic world. Their images draw you in, detail the beauty of the natural …

Hyperfocal Distance: A Landscape Photographer's Friend

We have all seen those wonderful shots, those beautiful landscapes that are in focus from what seems like inches in front of the lens element to …

Opinion - Bloomberg

Russia passes law requiring online personal data to be stored inside its borders

A new law passed by Russian parliament today requires that internet companies store the personal data of Russian users inside the country's borders, a move that could make it easier for government officials to keep tabs on citizens. Members of parliament have defended the bill as a measure to …

Design Tips From 11 Relaxing Summer Bedrooms

These rooms will make you want to stay buried under the covers all day long.<p>Stylish and welcoming, the best summery bedrooms beckon both day and night.

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

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32 of the Best Chromecast Apps

Google Chromecast is an unusual device. Unlike most streaming set-top boxes, it doesn’t come with a remote, a bevy of pre-loaded apps or even an obvious menu system.<p>Instead, the Chromecast acts as a conduit for the apps and content you might find on your PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet. The latter …

Interview with Siegfried Hansen – Veteran Street Photographer from Germany

Practically you have all the elements for a street photograph but then wait there is a huge amount of humor & brilliance, every picture has a story …

DIY board and batten

Thank you for waiting for this post. I know some of you have been patiently waiting for the “JustaGirl” version of this. I will say that after …