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5 secrets to growing big, fat, juicy tomatoes

Scott Daigre <i>knows</i> tomatoes. For 18 years he's produced Tomatomania!, a traveling springtime smorgasbord of more than 300 heirloom and hybrid tomato varieties. (Next stop: Descanso Gardens, April 6 through 8.) We asked Scott to answer the questions he gets asked most frequently. You can see more of …

Gardening

Cyclists face ban from A-road as groups warn decision would set 'extremely dangerous precedent'

Cyclists face being banned from an A-road as lobby groups fear that the decision will spread further across the country.<p>Proposals by Highways England to ban cyclists from a stretch of the A63 near Hull have led to dismay among cycling groups, who say the plan could "set an extremely dangerous …

Gardening Tricks: Top Clever Tips for Every Gardener

<b>3. Use forks to keep away pets</b><p>It is a simple but an efficient trick to keep your pets away from the garden. Use a lot of plastic forks and place them …

Everyone Has A Problem With The H&M Ad…Except The Boy’s Mother

It would have been hard to avoid the H&M ad featuring the little Black boy wearing a hoodie that says “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle.” It’s all on …

Social Media

HIA Velo factory tour: This is how they make carbon frames, start to finish

When we visited HIA Velo, they opened the doors and gave us full access to their factory. Nothing was off limits, carte blanche to shoot whatever we …

The author of the incendiary book on the Trump administration responds to denials from people he interviewed

Michael Wolff, the columnist and author who wrote the explosive inside look at the Trump presidency said he "sympathizes" with people he interviewed for the book who have since denied some claims attributed to them.<p>"When you write a book like this, people regret what they said to me," Wolff said in …

Donald Trump

A Winning Combination Bike Lock and Light

This bike lock goes the extra mile to make your life a little easier! Not only does it secure your ride when you’re not using it, it also serves as a …

Industrial Design

How to protect your PC against the major ‘Meltdown’ CPU security flaw

Everything we know so far<p>Details have emerged on two major processor security flaws this week, and the industry is scrambling to issue fixes and secure machines for customers. Dubbed “Meltdown” and “Spectre,” the flaws affect nearly every device made in the past 20 years. The Meltdown flaw …

Information Security

You've Been Charging Your Smartphone Wrong

You've probably been hastening the death of your phone's battery with your charging habits.<p>Tech Reporter<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Do you know how to keep your smartphone's battery healthy?<p>Probably not. In fact, you've probably been hastening the death of your phone's battery …

Electric Vehicles

Cycling training plans: get fitter, ride faster and go further

<b>Find your Functional Threshold Power, ride faster, get fitter and go further - all with our cycling training plans</b><p>Together with professional coach …

Cycling

Why micro-actions are the secret to smashing your healthy resolutions

Getting healthy IS possible, as long as you're smart about how you do it.<p>When you decide to get healthy, it's easy to look at your new and improved …

Stanford University

Rip out the bike lanes — before more innocent people get hurt

Cyclists are at high risk when they’re on the road — accident rates per kilometer are 26 to 48 times higher for bikes than for automobiles, according …

Bike Lanes

Telegram for Android now supports multiple accounts

Telegram has been busy parrying government attempts to collect user data over the past year, but it hasn't forgotten its users. It's ushering in 2018 with a handful of offerings you'll likely find helpful if it's your chat app of choice, starting with the ability to support multiple accounts on …

iOS Apps

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Does wealth always improve your life?

Few argue about the existence of the ‘one percent’ in society. And it’s easy to imagine that as well as financial success, these people have achieved …

Income Inequality

The 10 Best Indoor Bike Racks for Your New Ride

<i>Last Updated October, 2017: We’ve added new picks and insights. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>Editor’s Choice: ARTIFOX RACK<p>Anything that …

Edward Snowden’s new app turns any Android phone into a surveillance system

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden is among the backers of a new surveillance app that helps guard against computer hijackings.<p>Haven is an open source app that will run on any Android phone, particularly inexpensive and older devices. It operates like a surveillance system, using the device’s camera, …

Surveillance

How to make the best roast potatoes - Top cooking tips from Heston Blumenthal for the perfect crispiness

Most people think they can absolutely nail roast potatoes. They have their method, a process they swear by.<p>The thing is, if all these homely claims …

Potatoes

Is your computer secretly mining Bitcoin alternatives? A beginner's guide to ‘cryptojacking'

Video streaming sites as well as file-sharing network The Pirate Bay have allegedly been “cryptojacking” their users’ computers<p>Nothing comes for …

growgreenworld.com

4 Under Appreciated Insects for the Organic Garden

One of the most powerful tools of the organic gardener is a healthy garden ecosystem, full of predator insects to help with the fight against garden …

VN podcast, ep. 63: What doctors are saying about Froome case

More episodes of the VeloNews Cycling Podcast• VN podcast: Rally riders prep for 2018… no bikes needed<br>• VN pod, ep. 61: Giro route and Froome’s bid for …

Cycling

10 inner tube hacks - MBR

Don't be deflated<p>We are going to show you that there’s still a lot of life left in those old tubes, even if you now ride tubeless, with MBR’s top …

Arlo Pro is the world’s best wireless home security cam system, and it’s discounted on Amazon

Arlo Pro by Netgear is the best wireless home security camera system on the planet, period. It checks all the boxes, offering fantastic quality, …

California advises against keeping your phone in your pocket

The jury is still out on whether or not cellphone radiation is bad for you, but California's Department of Public Health isn't taking any chances. The agency just issued an advisory that suggests residents should take steps to limit their exposure to cellphones. The notice recommends avoiding phone …

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

UC Berkeley

17 Useful Hacks How To Use Baking Soda For The Garden & The Kitchen

Baking soda or the ‘wonder snow-white powder’ has a variety of uses in households. It battles powdery mildew on roses in the yard or patio, it helps …

Digital distraction

Humanity is caught in a digital trap of its own creation that envelops us more tightly with each passing year and robs us of the time we need to …

Singularity

Tailfin slices up new rack and pannier system made especially for carbon road bikes

Every so often you want to haul more than normal. And sometimes it may be for long distances. If that is the case, your race ready, carbon-everything …