Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Connected features the personal stories of six New Yorkers woven together into one of the most intimate series ever. This groundbreaking show changes the nature of storytelling by giving each character a camera to document their lives. The result is a unique format revealing as different as everyone appears to be, we are all universally Connected.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Learn how to grow and propagate cactus plants in this free gardening video with tips from expert Ken Mallory, who brings ...
you into his greenhouse and showcases his collection of cacti.
Tags:growing cactus,cacti,cactus,cactuses,garden,gardening,gord,greenhouse,home,how to grow cactus,landscaping,nickel,plants,season,yardwork
Grab video code:
Female: Hello, we got something really juicy in store for you today and that is because we are in the green house of Ken Malory. Hi Ken?
Female: And Ken is a ten year collector of cacti and succulence and he got the most incredible collection and we are so lucky today Ken,
Ken: Thank you.
Female: A lot of them are actually flowering.
Ken: Yes they are! They love the sun. They love the flower and the sun. They would not be open quit as wide if there was not quite so sunny.
Female: And is not that this time of year most of the cacti will flower in the spring?
Ken: Yes, they love to flower once they got water and nutrients first off.
Female: Water and nutrients and then more sun and that give them to flowering.
Ken: That is right.
Female: What is the secret of getting a cacti in a pot flower because I never seemed to get mind to flower, what do you do?
Ken: Food. They like low nitrogen which is the first member of course you know. They like higher phosphorus and potassium for flower development and root development. So they are very slow growing plants and they like a lot of nitrogen
Ken: But if you feed them food, they love the flower for you.
Female: So you want to get yourself a proper cacti food.
Ken: Yes, there is cactus juice, grate them,
Female: And then trigos she is going this kind of response and look, vagrant colors.
Ken: Yes I color it budius. This is a beautiful budius just flowering credibly and they all flower from the bottom. Were labivious over here which are just about as beautiful and have a bigger flower but they flower from the middle, which is quite extraordinary and that is how they basically categories I guess by how they flower.
Female: And that is not all enable here we have a whole other group of cacti too.
Ken: Yes this is Mammillaria. A Mammillaria mostly flower on the top. They are not really showy flowers but they are very, very nice.
This is Nodo Cactus. Nodo cactus is a little bit different, quite common. They mostly come from the dessert South West and they have hairy flowers but the flower is just spectacular.
Female: Oh, look at that.
Ken: It is too bad; nothing is all good to be.
Female: We have to picture that ahead but there is enough.
Ken: And the Euphorbias. Euphorbias are quit unique plants. The flowers are particularly great. As you can see, this is a male flower, you can see the pollen. And this is a female catch in the alcart.
Female; This is quit the collection and it does not take long? Does it to build up a collection like this and the idea actually, it is still the view. You have got 3 green houses,
Ken: Three of them, yes.
Female: This is just there.
And Ken, thank you so much for sharing your wonderful collection that does not and have not told me how easy it is to propagate them. I think I might just knocking off a couple of pieces (Laughing)
Gord Nickel has been a professional horticulturalist for almost 30 years. Taken from his popular TV show, Gord, who has been working in gardens since he was 15 years old, teaches easy, fun gardening skills.