Jonathan McCormick

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If You Have These Apps, You Don't Need an Interior Designer

The interior design service on the rise recently launched a app. Homepolish Magazine is a complete portfolio of all of its projects, so you can scour …

Free greenhouse plans | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This article is about <b>free wood greenhouse plans</b>. If you want to build a construction to store your plants during the cold winters or to grow your own …

A Cautious Man’s Guide to Hot Peppers

For thousands of years, Native Americans cultivated capsicum, a member of the nightshade family best known for its spiciness. The Aztecs called it</i> …

Growing Greens in the Spare Room as ‘Vertical Farm’ Start-Ups Flourish

Dan Albert’s farm is far from traditional. There are no picturesque, rolling fields, no tractors tilling soil; there is no white farmhouse or red barn. For that matter, there is no soil, or sunlight.<p>The farm, Farmbox Greens, is inside a two-car garage behind Mr. Albert’s Seattle home. It consists …

Aquaponics

Evangelicals believe in Trump: Their devotion to a bigoted bully actually makes perfect sense

<b>Trump (Credit: Fox News)</b><p>The GOP nominee is a warmongering misogynist in constant need of attention. Sounds like a character from the Bible<p>Valerie Tarico<p>June 22, 2016 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>People have been scratching their heads about how so many "family values" …

10 Stunning Modernist Homes That Melt Into The Landscape

The only things more incredible than these beautifully designed houses are their epic surroundings.<p>Architectural photographer James Silverman has traveled all over the world to capture the most stunning examples of modern homes. In his new book, <i>Infinite Space</i>, he focuses on beautifully designed …

DIY Outdoor Wood Bench

This is a little labor intensive, but the result is beautiful. If you're interested in a bit of a challenge and want to revamp your outdoor space on …

DIY - Concrete Garden Edging - Quiet Corner

Looking for an inexpensive, lasting way to set apart your planting beds? Use these steps to make concrete garden edging in any length you wish.<p>Always …

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

Swenyo UX4 brackets make it easy for you to build your own furniture

For those who don’t want to spend a fortune on designer furniture but who also want to avoid turning to Swedish particle board, custom furniture is …

Love on the Trail: Tips and Advice for Couples Backpacking

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go on a backpacking trip with a romantic partner. Would you drive each other crazy or would the …

Want to encourage the development of walkable neighborhoods? Fix this

America’s capitalist self-image notwithstanding, many of its core industries are heavily regulated and subsidized — just in a way that fits with …

Urban Design

They want to deny his humanity: Obama’s tears, white rage and the right’s phony new line

<b>(Reuters/Carlos Barria)</b><p>America remains uncomfortable with complex, fully human and nuanced depictions of black masculinity<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>January 18, 2016 11:00am (UTC)<p>Barack Obama cried during a press conference about his new initiative to confront America’s plague of gun violence. The thought of …

How Neurons Lose Their Connections

<b>Scientists identify protein that allows brain cells to dampen their sensitivity.</b><p>Strengthening and weakening the connections between neurons, known as …

Elon Musk's idea for powering the entire U.S. with solar energy holds a lot of water

Elon Musk is many things: a forward-thinking technology buff, a serially successful businessman, and even a mediocre actor. He spends a lot of time …

Solar Power

Before & After: A Modern Townhouse Garden in Brooklyn

Does this sound familiar? A couple buy and remodel a Brooklyn townhouse, then look out through their new floor-to-ceiling windows and, noticing the …

What Aquaculture Actually Is And How It's Benefiting Greece

Aquaculture is commonly defined as the farming of aquatic plants and animals, essentially agriculture at sea.<p>The advent of aquaculture dates back millennia. Evidence of fish capture and on-growing in ponds and lagoons date back to more than 2000 years ago while friezes from ancient Egyptian tombs …

Aquaculture

15 Netflix Movies That Will Help You Beat a Creativity Slump

Everyone loves a good Netflix binge. From <i>Friends</i> to <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, we’ve all spent a good amount of our Friday nights watching our favorite TV shows and movies. But while Netflix can get a bad rap for only providing mindless entertainment, they’ve got a ton of inspiring documentaries, …

The friendly atheists next door

The first time I caught sight of Harry Shaughnessy, he was wearing a red cape, a skin-colored bodysuit and a crown. Carrying a scepter, he marched to the stage where his friend was receiving an award from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a national group that promotes atheism.<p>As its name …

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

The Start-Ups Trying to Kill the Credit Card

Forgot your wallet? No problem. Coin, PayPal, Google Wallet, Dwolla, and other tech companies are making it easier than ever to live without plastic.<p>The future of money has arrived, and it's called Coin.<p>It looks like a credit card. It's the size of a credit card. It swipes in credit card machines. …

Hands-on with Tablo, a DVR that streams over-the-air TV nearly anywhere

Many streaming-savvy DVRs either lean heavily on cloud services or are linked to traditional TV -- neither of which is ideal for cord cutters trying to lower their long-term costs. Nuvyyo is promising what could be a more affordable option with its upcoming Tablo DVR. The upcoming, partly …