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This mulit-coloured corn is real and there's a fantastic story behind it

The story of Glass Gem corn begins with an Oklahoma farmer named Carl Barnes. Barnes, now in his 80s, is half-Cherokee. He began growing older corn …

Forestry

Goodbye, Mr. Okra: New Orleans Remembers Its Singing Vegetable Vendor

Remember how happy you were as a kid to hear the distant music of the ice cream truck get louder as it drove closer to your block?<p>Residents of New Orleans would get that feeling when they heard the song of local produce vendor Mr. Okra, who drove up and down the streets of the city, hawking his …

Pious

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

Kris Kristofferson’s Dramatic Cure of his “Incurable” Alzheimer’s Disease | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<b>The term “iatrogenic” means doctor, drug or surgery-caused disease. It is a taboo subject in America today.</b><p><i>I don’t know how many of my readers listen</i> …

Alzheimer's Disease

This Vet Technician Had a Photo Shoot For a Baby Squirrel, and Yes, It's F*cking Adorable

When a Good Samaritan walked into the Merrill Animal Clinic in Jacksonville, FL, with a baby squirrel who they found barely breathing outside their house, veterinary technician Polly Weldon sprung into action. She told POPSUGAR that she knew exactly what to do as soon as her furry friend — …

Cute

Top 5 Tips for Enjoying Paris' Musee d'Orsay

Make the Most of Your Visit<p>The Musee d'Orsay is, hands-down, one of the world's richest and most exciting museums. Its permanent collection houses …

France

Artist Spends Hours Arranging Natural Objects Into Stunning Mandalas, Leaves Them For You To Find

Nature is beautiful as it is, but James Brunt is constantly finding new ways to make it look even more appealing. James creates artworks using …

Modern Art

'If The Earth Was Flat, Why Haven't The Cats Pushed Everything Off By Now?'

The shower isn’t just a place to sing. Separated from our cellphones, standing under running water often allows people’s minds to run free.<p>Reddit has an entire “Shower Thoughts” subreddit dedicated to “the miniature epiphanies you have that highlight the oddities within the familiar.” In honor of …

Pets

Phoenix

Phoenix is a loveable Ragdoll that lives up to his breed's name. His favorite thing to do is lounge around the house on his back! He is a true …

Phoenix

Friday Night at the Colonnade

The story of this much-loved institution on its 90th birthday<p>Photograph by Caroline C. Kilgore<p>“Bernadette, party of four,” Randell Stenson swings a …

Loneliness

Things Southerners Say vs. What We Really Mean

Nobody has ever accused Southerners of being direct. Southern words have many shades of meaning, determined by situation, facial expression, tone of …

Country Lifestyle

Everything to know about the gem show that’s basically the Coachella of crystals

A crystal collection can help fill your rooms with mood-boosting, sleep-improving properties, and the rocks are becoming increasingly commonplace as …

Glass Art

Keys to the backwaters: a coastal Florida road trip

Away from the overcooked theme parks, there’s a calmer side to the Sunshine State, in tune with the ocean and vast wetlands. Florida author Tim Dorseytakes us on a tour of remote outposts where small town life still flourishes<p>To say that Florida has a mixed reputation is like saying my president …

Cape Canaveral

New Vietnamese Restaurant Has Opened in North Buckhead

<b>Pho Dai Viet Restaurant</b> from the owners of three <b>Pho Dai Loi</b> locations in Atlanta has opened in <b>North Buckhead</b> at the <b>Chastain Square</b> shopping complex.<p>The restaurant, which announced its grand opening (January 11) on Facebook, took over the former Burger 21 space adjacent to Publix. The craft burger …

Vietnam

Medicinal and Functional Facts about Kratom

Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) is an evergreen plant belonging to the coffee tree family and native to Southeast Asian (Malaysia, Thailand, Borneo, and …

Wellness

Ellis Island South: Welcome to the most diverse square mile in America

For the past 20 years, the world’s beleaguered and oppressed have found refuge in Clarkston, Georgia<p>Photograph by Raymond McCrea Jones<p>Downtown …

How to use OneDrive: our guide Microsoft’s free cloud storage service

Tips for using the app on your PC and phone including sharing files, accessing previous file versions and more<p>Formerly known as SkyDrive, OneDrive is …

Microsoft

Some of The Best Olive Oil in America Comes From Georgia

To be completely honest, I'd come to the wilds of southwest Georgia looking for cheese. Knowing that there was an award-winning producer down here, …

Country Lifestyle

Stop Those Annoying Browser Prompts Asking for Your Location or to Send Notifications

If you've grown tired of answering those annoying browser prompts every time a website wants to show you notifications or know your location, you can …

The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter '18

It's time to update the <b>Eater 38</b>, the answer to any question that begins with, "Can you recommend a restaurant?" This highly elite group covers the entire city (inside the perimeter, loosely), spans a myriad of cuisines, and collectively satisfies the majority of dining needs.<p>Every couple of months,</b> …

19 Smart Home Tricks That Are Actually Practical

Low-stress tricks and shortcuts.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length or clarity.</i>

13 Surprisingly Weird Reasons Why Crows And Ravens Are The Best Birds, No Question

They're definitely better than monkeys.<p>We're sure you have your favourite animal. It may even be a really smart one. But corvids - such as crows, …

Birds

Why do cats purr?

When a cat purrs, you might think it is as simple as a human smiling or a dog wagging its tail joyfully, but it’s more complicated than that.<p>Cats …

Okra – Health Benefits You Haven’t Read About!

The okra is a vegetable that many people relate to the Southern U.S., but since it is more identified as a warm-weather vegetal, it is also commonly …

10 handy things you probably don't know Netflix can do

The end of the year is when we count our blessings: family, friends... and nearly unlimited movies and television for $10.99 a month.<p>Netflix is a powerful tool for surviving the chaos of December. You can watch movies while traveling. You can set up Christmas specials for the kiddies. You can tame …

Televisions

How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet with a Potato

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>Cast iron skillets are kind of kitchen superheroes. You can use them for cakes, nachos, chickens and more. …

Monocle and From the Road team up to create an essential winter flying companion

Nothing like a little merino and cashmere to keep you warm on those cold flights.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>Nothing like a little merino …

'Tarmac Dancer' brightens holiday travel grind with impressive moves

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- An airport employee is brightening up the holiday travel grind with some seriously impressive moves.<p>Musician Terry McBride …

How to Travel Safely This Holiday Season, From a Former CIA Operative

Whenever you travel, staying safe is a top concern—but attention to safety is especially important during the busiest travel time of the year: the …

ScienceAlert Deal: 10 Unique Gadgets You Didn't Know You Needed

Levitating moon light anyone?<p>Anyone can appreciate a gadget that can make everyday life a bit easier or more fun. However, there's plenty of products …