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8 Homemade Insecticides to Save Your Indoor Garden - In the Garden

Indoor plants bring life to your home; however, it is imperative that you take proper care of your favorite plants to ensure that they thrive. One of …

Purple Sweet Potatoes: The Ancient Superfood - Plant Profiles - Heirloom Gardner

“It’s definitely not your typical sweet potato,” says Mary Landis, recounting an episode in which her microwave nearly erupted in flames. She’s a …

Sweet Potatoes

Pane casereccio (Homemade Bread)

I am not a baker. Never have been. I have always found stove-top cooking fun and easy but baking is a very different art. Cooking lets you stir and …

The Box

The Box is a 960-square-foot residence inspired by the owner’s desire for a small house overlooking an untouched wetland. Conceived as a series of boxes nestled into the hillside, the house gently engages the site offering varied views of the landscape. To set the house into the site, the main …

Recipe for success: discipline and diplomacy, says top Slovenian chef

KOBARID, Slovenia (Reuters) - Nestled in a valley just a few miles from the Italian border, Ana Ros' restaurant lures food-lovers from around the world with her quirky dishes: eel with pomegranate, foie gras and field chicory and tripe with fava beans and fried nettles.<p>Ros, 44, starred on Netflix's …

Sforniamo la focaccia!

Semplice come il pane ma più appetitosa: per fare la focaccia servono solo farina, acqua, lievito e olio extravergine d’oliva. Tutto sta in …

Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months

GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 20 million people - greater than the population of Romania or Florida - risk dying from starvation within six months in four separate famines, U.N. World Food Programme chief economist Arif Husain says.<p>A woman uses a stone grinder to make flour in her house in the …

Tonight, do like @andrewoknowlton and grill some burgers. Here's how we make ours: http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/the-ba-burger-deluxe

Regal Rooster Photos to Ring in the Lunar New Year!

We are headed into the ten-day celebration of the Lunar New Year. If you happen to be born during 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993 or 2005 this is …

Beet Pasta with Beet Greens and Goat Cheese Recipe - Health

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Spiralize beets using shredder blade. Take handfuls of spiralized beets and cut long strands into manageable lengths with …

GoPro Beats DJI In Cheap, Foldable, Easy-To-Use Drone Race

After a six month delay, GoPro has finally revealed last week its long-awaited Karma drone.<p>Promised to be “so much more than a drone” by GoPro’s founder and CEO Nicholas Woodman, Karma’s design addresses four of the most annoying problems of its direct competitor, the DJI Phantom 4, regarding …

Nest Cam Outdoor shows me the cat lurking outside my home

Seeing is safety.<p>I live in a relatively safe neighborhood, but some years ago, my home was burglarized. The thieves broke in through the back door. …

BMW begins Apple CarPlay support with paid upgrades to 2 Series

Long a holdout, BMW this week finally launched support for Apple's CarPlay by offering the technology as an upgrade option for 2 Series cars.<p>The …

Top 6 Tips for Composting

Composting is an awesome way to help both the environment and your garden. Instead of throwing out those kitchen scraps, you can turn them into rich, …

Gardening

Dinner in 25 Minutes: Coconut Milk Soup With Lobster

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>If there's a way to savor a lobster roll, I have yet to discover it. Two or three bites, and it's gone. In looking for a …

Opium Made Easy

Last season was a strange one in my garden, notable not only for the unseasonably cool and wet weather—the talk of gardeners all over New England—but …

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While you may have put a lot of thought into the type of locks you installed on your front door, the type of plants you grow in your front yard also matter. In fact, landscape design is one of the biggest factors that robbers take into account when deciding whether or not they should break into …

Life at Sea with Legendary Greek Fishermen

<i>“I learned from my grandfather and my father. This knowledge will be lost, as there is no one to follow the tradition. When we’re gone, it’s over. I</i> …

Daniel Wolfe Is Killing Himself Live on Facebook

<b>IT’S LATE AFTERNOON, MAY 5, 2014,</b> and Daniel Wolfe walks up a shady street through bright sunshine, the heat still rising as the light falls. There’s hardly anyone around to see him, but still he’s a sight: a big lumbering shadow, six feet four, two forty, with a bad knee and a black backpack, a …

The Christian Science Monitor

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Farfalle con tonno, bottarga e pomodorini | La cucina di Claudio

<i>Le farfalle con tonno, bottarga e pomodorini sono un ottimo primo piatto, semplice e veloce. Il condimento viene preparato a freddo donando alla</i> …

12 Incredible American Mansions That Are Open to the Public

What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.<p>What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.

The gorgeous simplicity of life as a Siberian nomad

Khanty-Mansiysk is an oil-rich and hilly region in central Russia. About 1.5 million people populate this vast area the size of France. The English-language newspaper Siberian Times has called it “the Siberian equivalent of Texas.” Over half of Russia’s oil is produced here. Today, the capital of …

Food Preparation

Salone del gusto 2014: guida completa a Torino

La scorsa settimana il nostro sponsor Lavazza ci ha lanciato una sfida di quelle che solleticano il nostro ego, la nostra memoria e il nostro palato. …

Revisit B.B. King's Best Performances

He was a indefatigable musician who played more than 300 shows a year—even into his 80s.<p>B.B. King—the blues great who passed away at 89 on Thursday …

Three Exceptional NYC Bars in Unexpected Locations

New York City forever defies expectations. Strolling a different street on the way from work to one's home can reveal a masked gem that's been quietly entertaining for years. One subway stop from routine might be a perfect aesthetic match for drinking and dining. Brooklyn grabs plenty of global …

Jersey City

Articles about house was built out 14 shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

Matt and Barbara Mooney worked with Michael Gooden of M Gooden Design, a boutique design firm in Dallas, to build a home out of...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Using shipping containers to create …

Shipping Containers

50 Cast-Iron Skillet Recipes

Put the hardest working pan in your kitchen to good use.<p><b>If you want a good, hard sear on a piece of meat</b>, grab a cast iron skillet. Looking to add minerals to your food? Ditto. Just want a workhorse of a pan that will take you from fried eggs to a free-form apple galette? You know what to do. The …

Cooking

The Warmth of Other Suns

• <b>Author:</b> Isabel Wilkerson<p><b>NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER</b><b><br>LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE WINNER</b><b><br>HEARTLAND AWARD WINNER</b> <b><br>DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE FINALIST</b> <b></b> <b><br>NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY<br>The New York Times • USA Today • O: The Oprah Magazine • Amazon • Publishers Weekly • Salon • Newsday •</b> …