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Introduction to Soils: Managing Soils

The goal of good soil management is to meet essential plant needs. Healthy plants need water, nutrients, oxygen, and a physical medium that allows …

Farming

Everything You Need to Know About Roses

Is there any flower more abundant in sensory overload than a rose? Good looks, delicious scent, wonderful for cutting, easy to grow (so long as you …

Climbing

Almost 'fully-formed' human brain grown in lab

A nearly fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab for the first time ever, according to scientists from Ohio State University -- though …

Alzheimer's Disease

Old Italian Meat Sauce Recipe

"A robust hearty Italian meat and mushroom pasta sauce. Serve with your favorite pasta, if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds lean ground beef<p>1 pound …

Food

How to Build a Modern Pergola

There’s nothing quite like a beautiful, modern pergola to add value to your home’s exterior. When that pergola is a streamlined, two-toned piece of …

Landscaping

31 Forgotten Native American Herbal Remedies That Work Better Than The Pills

Maybe you are one of those who deem that the herbal remedies are not as useful as pharmaceutical ones, but the real truth is that these herbal …

Alternative Medicine

How To Properly Build a Dakota Smokeless Fire Hole / Pit & An Upside Down Fire!

How to make a Dakota fire Hole / Pit – stealth fire making<p>What if I told you that you could make a fire that only you could see. Any passerby would …

Off-grid

The Best Flowering Trees for Your Landscape

01 of 10<p>Star Magnolia: Early Bloomer<p>Flowering landscape trees are the crown jewels of the yard. Perhaps no other plants, individually, can have as …

Growing skills: A scientific guide to the best gardening practice

From lining your pots with gravel to staking your trees, gardening tips are a dime a dozen. But which are gospel and which can safely be …

21 Pictures Of Dogs Before And After Their Adoption That Are Guaranteed To Make You Cry

Every pet deserves a loving home.

Adorable Shots Of Smiling Dogs That Will Make Your Day 100% Better

Sometimes there's nothing cuter than seeing a smiling dog photo.<p>And if you're having a bad day, these snapshots are sure to cheer you up.<p>We're not …

Become A Deep Learning Coder From Scratch In Under A Year

Machine learning (AKA AI) seems bizarre and complicated. It's the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds of …

Machine Learning

10 Cool Trailers and Campervans You Can Rent For Your Next Adventure

Few things capture the spirit of intrepid road-tripping and outdoor adventuring better than trailers and campervans.

Suffer from tinnitus? This might bring you relief

People with tinnitus typically hear a ringing or buzzing sound that nobody else seems to notice. The constant noise can be debilitating in worst-case …

Neurophilosophy

I'm Completely Mesmerized By This Machine Whose Only Function Is Making Tiny Hedge Spheres

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. And where there’s a repetitive job no human wants to do, there’s also a machine we’ve invented to do the work …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

hair loss

This Small Device Could Silence the Maddening Symptoms of Tinnitus

Millions of Americans suffer from a medical condition known as tinnitus, a disorder so tormenting that it makes Edgar Allen Poe’s talking, taunting …

Southern Fried Catfish

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:45 minPrep:25 minCook:20 min<p>Yield:6 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown<p>Recipe courtesy of Cat …

Meet the Bite-Sized Italian Cousin to the Doughnut Hole

On Tuscan beaches in the middle of the summer, while bathers snoozed in the late afternoon sun, it was once common to be woken by the sing-song of someone carrying a large wooden tray tied to his neck filled with <i>bomboloni</i>, freshly deep-fried rounds of pillowy, yeasted dough. Essentially the Tuscan …

Lobster & Corn Chowder Recipe

From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2017<p>The trick to making this healthy lobster chowder recipe have tons of rich flavor is to start with great …

Gochujang-Marinated Skirt Steak

4 servings<p>Skirt steak is the ultimate summer steak for grilling—quick cooking, buttery, and versatile.<p>August 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste), plus more for serving<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for grill<p>3 tablespoons plus ½ cup seasoned rice vinegar<p>Kosher …

BBQ

Corn pudding recipe transfers fresh, crisp kernels into rich, creamy goodness

It's not the heat; it's the corn.<p>Really. Corn, like the rest of us, sweats. It slurps water from the soil and sweats out its underleaves. Millions of acres of sweating corn increase the humidity. It's been know to push the heat index past 130 degrees. That's really hot. And really …

Spices

9 ways to snazzy up your pie edges

One of the first articles I wrote for <i>Food52</i> many moons ago was about my favorite subject: making pies — and making them pretty, to boot. I covered a …

The 5 Most Jaw-dropping Swimming Holes in the United States

It’s easy to assume that travelers need to trek to Thailand or some undiscovered South American waterfall to find the perfect swimming hole. However, …

Hiking

The Circus Has Left Town, For Good: Pictures

If You Make This Homemade Sourdough Bread, You'll Never Want Store-Bought Again

Homemade bread is everything.<p>Starter:<p>2 cups warm water<p>1¼ teaspoon (1 packet) dry yeast<p>3½ cups flour<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>Bread:<p>4 cups flour<p>2 teaspoon salt<p>1¼ cup water<p>1 cup starter, stir before using<p>1. In a glass bowl, add water and yeast. Mix the yeast into the water and let it sit for a couple minutes.<p>…

27 Lifesaving Charts For Anyone Who Loves Baking

Learn everything about ingredient substitutions, easy conversions, and much more.

Four Great Low Country Recipes

Been looking through old cookbooks – I have thousands – and happened upon a few I really love. Like this lovely little book of recipes from one of my …

Some of the Best Animal Videos of All Time

There are hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of animal videos on the internet and practically all of them are squee-inducing. That's why it's so …

Popcorn