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Animal spirits

According to animist beliefs, nature is alive with spirits. That’s a problem when a mining boom is despoiling the landscape. The solution, as Alec …

13 Outdoor Tech Gadgets To Create Your Backyard Oasis

Summer isn’t over yet – and for some of us it’s in full swing and we continue to enjoy barbecues and pool parties. If you’re fortunate enough to have …

The 7 top places to own a home in America — if you’re not rich

Want to buy a home but feel shut out by high prices? With the average home in the U.S. costing around $200,000, saving up for the typical 20% down …

Home Ownership

Green vacations: 10 places that don't cost the Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Travelers are more socially and environmentally conscious than ever, seeking to get away safe in the knowledge they've had minimal impact on the planet's resources.<p>With 2017 named as the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the spotlight is even more on …

Costa Rica

This Easy 10-Minute Workout Will Blast Away Your Love Handles

This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.<p>Let’s be honest … there’s not a whole lot to love about love …

Aquarium Garden - Self Cleaning Fish Tank Grows Food with Aqua Biofilter™

The Aquarium Garden kit is our new product that has been developed after getting feedback from aquarium and aquaponics fans about our previous …

23 tips for a successful garden

The decision to begin a garden feels a bit like what I imagine the decision to skydive or bungee jump feels like: You’re excited! You have a vision! …

Gardening

7 Ways to Make Your Yard More Private

Privacy. The most coveted item on all backyard wish lists. Because no matter how fabulous your balcony or how inviting your chimenea, all of the …

10 Raised Garden Beds That Fit Any Backyard Space

Just add soil, seeds, and sunshine.<p>Starting a garden is no easy task, and it can be especially challenging if the terrain surrounding your property isn't amenable to the types of plants you'd like to grow. Enter the raised garden bed — a boxy unit that allows you to plant flowers, herbs, and …

Massive leak reveals money rings of global leaders

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this story misstated the number of world leaders linked to offshore holdings. The documents identify 12 current or former leaders and 60 family members or associates.</i><p>A massive, anonymous leak of financial documents from a Panamanian law firm has …

Panama Papers

Suburbia Wall Storage

If you’re in need of wall storage and haven’t yet fallen in love with the Uten.Silo ($395), then maybe you’ll like the Suburbia by Seletti. When …

9 Simple Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi Network

We’ve all been there: You're watching the latest season of <i>Orange is the New Black</i> on Netflix when, all of a sudden, the video jerks to a stop—and the …

7 Household Repairs You Can Master (and 3 You Should Leave to the Pros)

It’s amazing what you can accomplish with a basic set of tools and a willingness to try. Here are a handful of household jobs you can do yourself, …

How to Landscape Without Overdoing It

Landscaping the yard can be a fun endeavor, especially if you’ve been waiting awhile to beautify the area in front of your house (or the backyard)! …

How to make the best of a clay soil garden

Winter rains fill soil with water and, in most soils, this drains away. Clay soils, however, retain water thanks to the fine clay particles that hold onto water. The soil only starts to dry out in spring by evaporation from the surface, which can take until mid-late spring.<p>At this point, if the …

Yay! All That Chocolate You’re Eating Is Making You Smarter

Many of the best things in life are dipped in chocolate. After all, Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be the same without the supposed aphrodisiac, and Forrest Gump <i></i>would certainly suffer if he didn’t have a box of it. Sometimes, we feel a little guilty about indulging in it, but here’s some good news that …

How to watch local live TV on Apple TV with an HDHomeRun + antenna combo

It is possible to legally watch free over the air terrestrial television via the Apple TV. This can easily be accomplished by connecting an HDHomeRun …

Smart TV

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Lying awake at 3am? Perhaps you should try biphasic sleeping

Poor sleep and insomnia can make you less effective, but it’s still not necessary to stay in bed for eight hours<p>Madonna, Margaret Thatcher and Donald Trump all claim to have thrived on four hours or less of sleep. If it’s good enough for the queen of pop and the Iron Lady, should entrepreneurs be …

Sleep

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This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...<p>Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...<p>Though he appears to live alone, this …

Northern Ireland

15 Gadgets to Make Your Home Smarter in 2016

Redecorating your home might just be the most fun New Year’s resolution one can make. At Brit + Co, that means more than just a fresh coat of paint. We’re talking Jetsons-level tech gadgets to make your home smarter for 2016. This roundup of smart home gadgets and goodies has it all, from a smart …

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Design

10 of the weirdest schools from around the world

We have good news and bad news: You still can't go to Hogwarts — but you can attend a wizarding school in California started by a real-world Dumbledore.<p>Rayburn Tours, a company that takes students on custom-made educational trips across the globe, put together a list of some of the most unusual and …

New Mexico

Apple’s New Case Can Keep Your Phone Charged for This Ridic Amount of Time

Given how ubiquitous the iPhone is, there are always new rumors swirling around. From waterproofing the iPhone 7 to a third handset called the iPhone 6C debuting in early 2015, you never know whether these murmurings hold any water. But every once in a while, the tech giant throws you a curveball …

Apple Stores Start Selling Devialet’s $1,990 “Phantom” Implosion Speaker

The Devialet Phantom speaker is so pretty and powerful that today the top 14 Apple Stores in the U.S. will begin selling it. The 750 watt, 99 dB Phantom will sell for $1990, while the 3000 watt, 105 db Phantom Silver will be $2390.<p>The 1-foot-long device’s walls move to generate “implosion” which …

Star Wars' BB-8 Droid Comes to Life