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This Trick Will Get Rid of Most Insects Around Your Home

Before you reach for the chemical-laden bug spray and store-bought insect repellents, there’s a natural solution you can try—peppermint.<p>Insects hate …

Cleaning

This Is the Best Nonstick Pan Your Kitchen Needs

No one — and I mean no one — should be without a nonstick skillet. For starters, it makes cooking an omelet, crepes, or anything that sticks to the …

Comfort Food

This Simple 1-Question Test Will Help You Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Ask it to yourself. Then, ask someone who will tell you the truth.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>When Daniel Goleman published <i>Emotional Intelligence</i> in 1995, few had heard of the concept. The idea was primarily based on …

Emotional Intelligence

Gardening in August: This is absolutely everything you need to do

'The difference between a garden that's watered and fed and one that isn't is never more obvious than in August.'<p><b>Gardening in August: Water, harvest and deadhead to keep your garden blooming throughout this dry sunny month</b><p>Shrubs<p>* Prune summer-flowering shrubs such as buddleia, fuchsia, caryopteris …

Gardening

The 17 Best Road Bikes You Can Buy Right Now

Aug 9, 2018<p>Any bike on a road is a road bike, but this roundup will focus on light and swift drop bar, pavement oriented (but not pavement specific), bikes. They might be classified as road racing bikes or endurance bikes, but they’re are intended for the traditional road riding experience: …

Road Bikes

This Website Has Hundreds Of Cheap First And Business Class Airfares

Search for cheap first or business class airfares and you get a bunch of ads from various search sites and online travel agencies. Even the articles you find simply refer you back to these sites. Go to these sites and for the most part, it’s nothing special. When you find low premium cabin fares it …

Travel Deals

How to Make Sure You're Getting the Internet Speeds You're Paying For

It’s probably been a while since you signed up for internet service, but you should have an idea of how fast your plan is. If not, give your ISP a …

Git

The best website builder for small businesses

<i>By Kevin Purdy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full website builder guide here.</i><p>After researching 17 of the top website-building services …

Small Business

7 houseplants to help keep insects out of your home

From basil to a Venus fly trap…<p>Summer is a great time with plenty of sunshine, picnics and gardening. On the other hand, it’s also the season when …

Plants

12 Beautiful Biking Destinations You’ll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

For the most part, bike rides are often quite beautiful. Whether you’re biking through rolling hills or a cute little countryside town, or even some …

Jackson Hole

Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication

New results could change the face of Alzheimer's treatment; the herpes simplex virus is found to play a vital role in the condition, and antiherpetic …

Dementia

How to Record the Screen on Your iPhone or iPad

Need to capture exactly what’s on your screen? The built-in Screen Recording tool can create a video of your screen activity and can also help you …

Windows 10

Here’s Exactly What to Do if a Tick Bites You

There are lots of experiences you might hope to have while exploring the great outdoors. Taking in scenic views after summiting a hike, enjoying …

Disease

How to water your plants while you’re away

You've worked hard to grow beautiful houseplants and a healthy vegetable garden with a consistent watering schedule. If you head out on vacation, you don't want your plants to suffer.<p>Here are four methods to keep your plants watered while you're away. They also work great for the forgetful gardener.<p>…

Your guide to cleaning up your inbox in one hour

You don’t need a whole day to spring clean a messy inbox.<p>Chances are your inbox is a lot like that abandoned basket of stuff sitting in the back of your closet. You know it’s dying to be cleaned out (and is housing many hidden surprises), but the thought of tackling such a task is overwhelming. And …

Productivity

5 Books Like 'Sharp Objects' For Fans Of Gillian Flynn's Thriller Novels

The long-anticipated adaptation of <i>Sharp Objects</i><i>,</i> Gillian Flynn's debut novel, has reignited interest in the thriller writer, whose most famous for …

Tiny microbes produce perfect plant food

A healthy, resilient plant gets all its strength from what its feet sit in. A healthy root system has the tools to take on slugs, rain, wind and whatever else summer is going to throw at us.<p>There are, in very basic terms, two types of soil that garden plants like: fungally or bacterially dominated. …

Gardening

Trash Tutorial: Turn your kitchen and yard waste into compost

I find that at this time of the year, when people are busy tending to their lawns and gardens, the idea of composting becomes quite popular.<p>Q: We …

Don’t Buy A DSLR

You want to get more into photography. You’ve got somewhere between a few and several hundred dollars to spend on a camera. You want to learn a …

Best website builders for start-up founders, entrepreneurs, and anyone with a side hustle

All businesses — no matter how big or small — need a strong and compelling website if they want to stand out from the crowd. Whether you're starting …

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

The One Renovation That Isn’t Worth Doing—According to the Property Brothers

<i>Originally published by Real Simple</i><p>With four hit HGTV shows, a bestselling book (plus a memoir on the way), and other countless ventures, Drew and …

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

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IPhone 8

Where to buy plants online

Greenery delivered to your door<p>You’ve probably read by now that houseplants are an easy way to liven up a space while purifying the air too. But then what? Where can you get some for your home?<p>Besides brick-and-mortar options like the big-box retailer garden centers and local plant nurseries and …

Plants

I Now Have Both TSA Precheck and Clear, and I Can Never Stand in Line With You People Again

A few weeks back, I was heading to Huntsville, Ala., to attend a track meet for my nephew (which ended up getting rained out). I had a 6:45 a.m. …

6 reasons why you should visit Portugal in 2018 | Travel Feature

Portugal is less than three hours’ flight time from the UK, while flights from the US are generally available for under $500. Moreover, once you get …

A depression drug that researchers have called 'the most important discovery in half a century' just got a big lift

Ketamine, which has been called "the most important discovery in half a century," just got a step closer to becoming the first new depression drug in 35 years.<p>Johnson & Johnson, one of the pharmaceutical companies pursuing the drug's fast-acting antidepressant qualities, presented some promising …

Johnson & Johnson

10 herbs you probably haven't heard of but should grow | Alys Fowler

Refresh your cooking this season by growing rare herbs from seed<p>It is no secret that I think with my stomach. And as summer approaches, my thoughts turn greedily to herbs. But let’s be adventurous here: a single plant of something new can radically change your cooking, offering new pairings and …

Gardening

How to Make an Indoor Self-Watering Herb Garden

No green thumb required.<p>Start an herb garden indoors with a planter that will keep your herbs hydrated and blooming all year long.<p><b>What you'll …

27 tips, tricks and hacks for creating your very first vegetable garden

Oh, vegetable planting time! Tomatoes, cucumbers, pumpkin, basil and other delicious summer edibles can all be planted now.<p>If you are building your first vegetable garden, here are some tips for success:<p><b>1.</b> Put the garden near your kitchen door. That might not be the most attractive spot for it, but …