Julie A. Siefke

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No one could describe the color 'blue' until modern times

It's about the way that humans see the world and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a color, we may not even notice that it's there.<p>Until relatively recently in human history, "blue" didn't exist, not in the way we think of it.<p>As the delightful Radiolab …

You Have To Visit These 10 Places In Ohio If You Haven't Already - Trust Me

Let There Be Pizza On Earth And Let It Begin With Me

Let them eat cake. And their pizza. And their pride. And their words. And their fake persecution. And their publicized religion. Let them who …

Pizza

15 Things You Need to Know If You Love a Person with ADD

<b>It’s true, an individual with ADD has a totally different mind than you might be used to.</b><p>For example, concentration, individuals with ADD can’t focus …

17 Things To Expect When You Date A Girl Who’s Used To Being On Her Own

<b>1.</b> Expect her to do her own thing often and without letting you know, at least at first. It’s not that you don’t matter; it’s just that she’s learned …

A Lack of Bacteria Can Make You Overweight

Genetics and Microbes in Your Gastrointestinal Tract Offer Clues to Metabolism and Obesity<p>Does fat run in your family?<p>Blame your gut bacteria.<p>Researchers at Cornell University have identified a family of microbes called Christensenellaceae that appear to help people stay lean—and having an …

Cornell University

Fuck Yes or No

Think about this for a moment: Why would you ever choose to be with someone who is not excited to be with you?<p>There’s a grey area in dating many …

How 'hygge' can help you get through winter

The vague cultural concept doesn't translate easily into English, but it has helped Denmark become the 'happiest country on Earth' despite long, dark …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

Trees of Ohio: Chinquapin Oak

Leaf<p>Chinquapin Oak has leaves that look like smaller versions of the foliage of Swamp White Oak. Leaves are alternate, glossy, oblong to slightly …

Middle Age

Redpointe® Maple

Redpointe® Maple Delivers Green<p>A Redpointe® Maple leaf and the leaf of a typical red maple demonstrate its superior resistance to leaf chlorosis. …

North America

Italian Alder

“<i>Louis Raymond experiments in his own gardens like</i><p>“<i>…Louis Raymond ensures that trees can grow in Brooklyn…</i><p>Latin Name<p><i>Alnus cordata</i><p>Common Name<p>Italian …

Online Life

Selecting Trees for Your Home - American Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentuckea or Cladrastis lutea)

Hardiness Zone:<p>5 - 8 <br>[Find Your Zone]<p>Mature Height:<p>30-50 Feet<p>Features:<p>Clusters of fragrant, white, pea-type flowers in late spring; yellow fall …

Gardening

Expert Plant Picks: Midwest and Plains

If you live in the Midwest, Northern Plains, or Southern Plains, check out the listings below for plants that are most likely to do well in your …

Extreme Sports

Slope Landscaping Ideas

Steep slopes are a daunting place to garden, but it is important to install some form of landscaping to prevent the forces of erosion from having …

Landscaping

Lawn Problem Solver

AMARYLLIS: YEAR-ROUND CARE

Thank you so much for your article! I have been losing these bulbs for years since I had never found anyone to tell me how to save them.<i><br>Jean</i><p>You folks …

10 frequently asked amaryllis questions

Nurseries and flower catalogs are filled with amaryllis, a holiday tradition. But perhaps you've been intimated by the softball-size bulbs. Are the …

Plants

Best Kitchen & Cooking Equipment | Cook's Illustrated

We think that cookware ought to be made to last. You should purchase a knife or a saucepan with a view towards owning it for a lifetime. At the very …

The Ultimate Grill Master’s Arsenal of Accessories

It took seconds to get this sleek Bluetooth device up and running: Download the free app, enter the desired final temperature, stick one of two …

75 years after Gehrig speech, slow progress treating ALS

The world was stunned 75 years ago Friday when baseball great Lou Gehrig announced that he had been diagnosed with a lethal disease but was still "the luckiest man on the face of the Earth."<p>He was grateful for his career, his coaches and, most of all, his family, he said in a Yankee Stadium speech …

Gehrig's image endures, 75 years after 'luckiest man'

As Cal Ripken Jr. circled the field at Camden Yards to accept congratulations for topping Lou Gehrig's consecutive games streak in 1995, he couldn't help thinking about the ill-fated star.<p>"His record was thought to be unbreakable," says Ripken, whose streak eventually reached 2,632 games. "Lou was …

Q and A: Best way to keep passwords safe

Q. I'm currently using an SD card to store my passwords. When I want access to a program, I plug it in and copy and paste my passwords accordingly. Is this safe?<p>A. The short answer is no, there's more you can do to protect your passwords. If you keep your passwords on an SD card, anyone can walk …

Beached dolphin rescued in Florida

State wildlife officials rescued a beached baby dolphin Friday in Redington Beach, Fla.<p>Fourth of July beachgoers saw the juvenile, 4-foot dolphin struggling in the water. A few people tried to help it get back into deeper water. However, they were thwarted by the strong current.<p>Eventually, a team …

The best tech to buy the non-techie in your life

You're walking the aisles of your favorite electronics retailer and spot something awesome for a loved one.<p>But then you remember that family member, friend or coworker is more tech-shy than tech-savvy.<p>"Will they appreciate this gift?" you ask yourself. "Or worse, will it become a source of …

Daily hits and misses in pop culture

Baptist church in Ky. plans first gay wedding

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- They have lived together for five years. They have a garden and a dog. They have a joint bank account. But only recently did they have the right to be married at their church.<p>David Bannister Jr., 29, and Steven Carr, 25, are to be married next May at Highland Baptist Church, …

Mich. man killed by firework blast to chest

Before an errant firework blew into a Detroit man's chest and ended his life Friday night, he was spending the Fourth of July like millions of Americans — grilling and celebrating.<p>Ron Mohlman, 55, of Detroit, said he and his friend Mahir Aburouman, 44, were at a house on Detroit's west side Friday …

Transforming the VA will be daunting task

PHOENIX -- It seems nearly every day there's more bad news about the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and how it has treated those who served in the military.<p>Whether it's confirmation that veterans died while awaiting care, patient wait-time records being manipulated to trigger staff bonuses, or …