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The Internet Is Flipping Out Over This Present Wrapping Video

Mesmerizing video shows how to wrap a gift in a few easy steps<p>A viral video showing an “easier” way to wrap gifts is making the rounds on social …

This Tool Takes the Hassle Out of Starting a Campfire

The Sparkr and Sparkr Mini from Power Practical use plasma energy to quickly and easily start a campfire, anytime and anywhere.

Energy

Alien contact? Don't jump the gun

There exists a protocol among astronomers for the detection of alien life, in whatever form it is found<p>According to two astronomers from Quebec, …

Someone Is Testing Methods for Taking Down the Entire Internet

Earlier this month, security expert Bruce Schneier revealed that companies responsible for the basic infrastructure of the Internet are experiencing …

Save the Summer Green All Year Long with DIY Pressed Leaf Wall Art

It’s no surprise to anyone who knows me that I LOVE plants. Like, a lot. Like when I walk into a plant store I am overwhelmed with feelings of bliss and feel my eyes well up with tears. That being said, I’ll find any way to incorporate my chlorophyll-rich friends into my home. I was inspired by our …

Chemicals

France's Most Beautiful Castles & Chateaux

France's Most Beautiful Castles & Chateaux<p>Of all the beautiful castles throughout Europe, France has the most amazing castles. They're so romantic …

France

8 amazing indoor garden ideas for your home

Indoor gardens infuse the home with a fresh sense of life. They clean the air and have the power to create a calming atmosphere like no other element …

Landscaping

Here come 'Awareness of Things' gadgets

While nobody was paying attention, a wonderful new class of mobile gadget emerged.<p>These devices aren't wearables because you don't wear them. They're …

Smart Homes

Portable hydroelectric generator lets you take your power station with you

<b>Just add moving water for clean, quiet, offgrid energy.</b><p>For outdoor adventure folks, having a portable power source that can be recharged with solar …

7 tricks to motivate yourself to clean your house even when you don't want to

I've always thought of myself as relatively clean and organized — I shower daily, launder weekly, and make it a point to never leave food wrappers or dirty dishes lying about. Impressive, no?<p>And yet. I found dust bunnies that had grown into mutant rabbits under my bed; a bag of dried mascara on my …

Wikimedia

France's 20 most beautiful villages

Add a little green to your life: Green moss terrariums are the new Zen gardens

Tiny apartment spaces make these contained ecosystems the perfect home garden.<p>There is definitely something calming about growing plants in your …

8 Totally Free Things You Can Sell on eBay

Do you have a house full of kids who are just itching for something to do this summer? Why not inspire them to start their very own mini-business? …

Frugal Living

Why Everyone’s Suddenly Talking About Gut Bacteria

<b>By Laura Entis</b><p>Photograph by BSIP UIG via Getty Images<p>June 28, 2016, 8:25 AM EST<p>Research suggests the microbiome plays a role in determining …

33 Sites to Discover in California

If you are wandering in The Golden State and looking to get away from the hustle and bustle, you don't have to look too far to find some of the nation's most treasured landscapes and natural wonders.<p>California is rich with land that has been set aside, protected, and carefully managed by the …

Summer Pie Recipes That’ll Make You The Hit Of Every Picnic

Raspberry, blueberry, peach, oh my.<p>The never-ending supply of fresh, seasonal produce is one of the best features of summer. Eaten just-picked and bursting with juice, fruit can be a transcendental experience -- a little taste of heaven on earth. The only thing better than that gastronomical joy is …

The 10 Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Spain

Spain has more than 1,000 miles of Mediterranean coastline (just for starters), a mix of ancient port cities and resort towns that draw the European aristocracy. But true beauty isn't confined to seaside landscapes—the food of San Sebastián, the art of Málaga, the marbled walkways of Alicante make …

Articles about 7 groundbreaking landscape designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>WantedDesign presents a showcase of contemporary Croatian design.<p>Andrea Cochran, a 2014 National Design Award winner, applies a site-specific approach to tease out the ephemeral and …

Victoria (Australia)

Six fun, little-known herbs to plant now

Basil, parsley, rosemary, make room for epazote.<p>Wandering around Jean Talon Market the other day I came across a whole bunch of interesting, …

Sushi

15 Beautiful Living Rooms That We Came Across Recently

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Interior Design

3 Smart Tips for Growing Healthy Succulents in Your Yard

Every time I look at something, I imagine sticking a flower or herb in it. I need to recognize that mini succulent gardens are my favorite and I have …

Gardening

9 DIY Cinder Block Gardens That Will Make You Want to Grab Your Gardening Tools

With the weather warming up, it’s time to embrace your green thumb. Break out your gloves, shovels and seeds, and get ready to garden your heart out! Whether you’re looking to boost your health with an edible garden or show off your love for Mother Nature with a rose garden, cinder block gardening …

Landscaping

A Shocking Way (Really) to Break Bad Habits

Every January for the past decade, Jessica Irish of Saline, Mich., has made the same New Year’s Resolution: to “cut out late night snacking and lose 30 pounds.” Like millions of Americans, Ms. Irish, 31, usually makes it about two weeks.<p>But this year is different.<p>“I’ve already lost 18 pounds,” she …

Weight Loss

27 Gifts Every Book Lover Should Ask For This Year

In addition to all the books, of course.