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Farming in the Sky

Why agriculture may someday take place in towers, not fields<p>A couple of Octobers ago, I found myself standing on a 5,000-acre cotton crop in the outskirts of Lubbock, Texas, shoulder-to-shoulder with a third-generation cotton farmer. He swept his arm across the flat, brown horizon of his field, …

June 2015

Florida by Land: Walk on the Wild Side

Travel<p>At parks and preserves across Florida, there are plenty of walks that are short on distance.<p>Seeing animals in their natural habitats doesn’t have to involve hours of trekking through the wilderness. At parks and preserves across Florida, there are plenty of walks that are short on distance …

National Parks

LED Lights Are The Future Of Urban Farming—At Least If Philips Has Anything To Say About It

The lighting giant is among those building out a city farming division, preparing to fuel the vertical farms of the future.<p>Forty-five minutes outside Chicago, there is a warehouse. From the outside, this warehouse is like any other. Inside, however, instead of crates and boxes, it contains stacks …

NYC Little Italy museum tries to evict Italian-American elder

Relatively few Italian-Americans remain in Manhattan's Little Italy, a neighborhood of old tenement buildings and narrow streets where a small museum tries to keep a fading ethnic heritage alive.<p>One such tenant who remains might not for long: An 85-year-old Italian-American grandmother who has …

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

15 Surprising Facts About Frozen Food

Frozen foods are easy to take for granted—all that clever packaging, all those choices, all that ice cream—simply because their very existence hinges …

Jeremy Thorpe

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Look at these gorgeous steamed buns!! 😍😍😍 Crispy braised pork belly with daikon radish slaw at the Yao food truck, @bitestreetbistro!! My tummy is happy! #satx #sanantonio #downtownfoodtruck #yao #bitestreetbistro #steamedbuns #porkbelly #lunctime downtownsanantonio

Apple and Pinterest Join Forces to Help You Discover New Apps

Pinterest wants to make it easier for you to find the best apps out of a sea of 1.2 million options in the Apple App Store. To do that, the digital …

20 Life Rules for Girls

20 Life Rules for Girls<p>The thought of raising three daughters is usually an empowering one. I get excited and humbled when I think about the gift …

Mighty tasty fish plate at the Cookhouse #satxbloggers

How To Raise Financially Savvy Kids

"Parents do great teaching kids good manners and how to be safe, make their beds and be culturally savvy," says Mary Hunt, personal finance expert and author of recently released Raising Financially Confident Kids. "But so very often parents neglect the most important thing of all—to prepare them …

Kids

Chicken red curry from Thai Lao, 118 Broadway #downtownsa

Today we welcome back #MrFishtexas @mrfishtexas #foodtruck Check out the menu and make plans to join us for #FishTacoFriday #pescado

Chicken fried oysters never disappoint at Silo Elevated Cuisine #apps #oysters #friedgoodness #sanantonio #foodie #NSSA #BLISS

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Post-Valentine's brunch at @bakery_lorraine @historicpearl

So, this happened. #BarbacoaandBigRed #PuroSanAntonio #SundayFunday

Gen-X Hits Midlife

A few weeks ago marked the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death, which I believe is the “official” beginning to Gen Xers midlife crisis.<p>I don’t …

Skateboarding Makes Afghan Girls Feel Free

How the Skateistan school uses skateboarding as a tool for empowerment in a country worn down by 30 years of conflict and dislocation.<p>Seven years ago, Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich sparked a commotion on the streets of Kabul and inadvertently started a gender revolution. His board and …

Skateboarding

NASA TV to Air Interactive Women in STEM Event

NASA experts, including crew members aboard the International Space Station, will answer questions about science, technology, engineering and …

Let’s Call Female Online Harassment What It Really Is: Terrorism

If we want to make the internet a safer space for women, we need to start by recognizing the threats they face there for what they actually are.<p>A few months ago I was on television speaking about rape culture. It was shortly after the allegations against Jian Ghomeshi had come to light, and I was …