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How to build a self-watering raised garden bed from scavenged materials

One effective method of gardening in a spot with subpar soil is to build a raised bed, and as these videos show, they can also be built from scraps, …

DIY: How to Plant a Personal Garden In a Small Urban Space

Many people bemoan the fact that they can’t grow their own food (or even flowers) because they lack any kind of garden space, but guess what? You can …

DIY: How to Make Your Own Vertical Garden Room Divider Using Inexpensive Ikea Plant Stands

1/10<p>Ikea DIY Vertical Garden Plant Stand<p>Ask any New Yorker what they'd like more of in their apartments, and extra room and green space are sure to …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for first time

Albert Einstein once told a friend that quantum mechanics doesn't hold water in his scientific world view because "physics should represent a reality in time and space, free from spooky actions at a distance." That spooky action at a distance is entanglement, a quantum phenomenon in which two …

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? And what does it mean for your career? http://f-st.co/uAAB3cX "Introverts (or those of us with introverted tendencies) tend to recharge by spending time alone. They lose energy from being around people for long periods of time, particularly large crowds. Extroverts, on the other hand, gain energy from other people. Extroverts actually find their energy is sapped when they spend too much time alone. They recharge by being social."

Top 10 bike maintenance don'ts

Keen to try a bit of DIY bike maintenance but worried your ‘can-do’ approach might end up as one big ‘can-D'OH!’? Check out ourtop 10 DIY 'Don’ts’ to …

10 Unusual Jobs That Pay Surprisingly Well

We all know that most doctors, lawyers, and CEOs make good money–but you may be surprised to learn that funeral service managers, hot dog vendors, and ice cream testers can also pull in a pretty penny.<p>To compile our 2013 list of 10 unusual jobs that pay surprisingly well, I combed through BLS data …