Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
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.
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.”
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.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Dave Epstein from GrowingWisdom.com shows you how easy it is to prune a shrub rose.
Tags:how to prune a shrub rose,Dave Epstein,gardening tips,growing wisdom,How to Prune Roses,pruning roses
Grab video code:
I am Dave Epstein, this is Growing Wisdom. I’ve got a rake and I’m standing in the snow, late winter or early spring, there’s a lot you can do in the garden and we’re going to start pruning some roses. These three things we want to do today. We’re going to prune, we’re going to clean the base of the plant and then I’ll give it a little bit of fertilizer, so that when it starts to grow, it’s really nice and strong. I’m pruning a shrub rose, I could prune my shrub rose as down to about twelve inches or so, and what I’m looking for are those little red nodes and in the buds that we’re going to bloom here in a little while. It’s pretty easy to just start cutting back. You look for one of those nice little nodes, those are the buds for next year, and you continue to cut back to the height that you want to make the plant. If I didn’t prune it that would stop growing from the very top and it’s going to be too large for this space. So I prune mine fairly aggressively , you also want to remove any dead canes, those are the canes that are completely brown, there’s no growth, we move those completely all the way to the base of the plant. Step two is I want to remove all the dead leaves from around the plant. This is very important. If you have roses, they get black spot or other diseases, a lot of the diseased pores will live in the dead leaves. If you leave them, when it rains, the rain will splash up those pores onto the plant. And step number three, just a little bit of organic fertilizer around the base of the plant, according to directions, and you’ll have beautiful roses all summer long. For Growing Wisdom, I’m Dave Epstein.