Chris Buchanan

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DIY: The Ultimate Disguise

In the springtime, muscari–also known as grape hyacinth–can be spotted around the base of nearly every tree in my Brooklyn neighborhood. A florist’s …

DIY: Grow Lily of the Valley on a Windowsill

Lily of the Valley is known as a delicate woodland flower, but there’s no reason it can’t be grown indoors. I’ve created a tiny woodland scene on my …

Help us save the Tasmanian devil

<b>ENDEARING IS NOT A</b> word you would use to describe the Tasmanian devil's screeching, but somehow the world's largest carnivorous marsupial has …

7 weekend adventures: Launceston

<b>1. Ben Lomond National Park</b><b>Distance from Launceston:</b> 60 min / 60 km / SE<b>Activity:</b> Skiing, rockclimbing, mountain biking, hiking<b>The Drawcard:</b> This …

New dolphin species discovered off Australia

<b>A NEW HUMPBACK DOLPHIN</b> species has been described off the north coast of Australia.The as yet unnamed animal was discovered by international …

Oldest signs of life probed in the Pilbara

<b>SIGNS OF EARLY LIFE</b> discovered in the Pilbara could hold clues to discovering life on other planets, new research suggests.Rocks studied in the …

Camel numbers halved in national cull

<b>A FERAL CAMEL CULL</b> may have halved the population of the wild animals across Australia over the past four years, according to a report.In results …

Iron ore mining threatens rare wildflowers in WA

<b>CONSERVATION GROUPS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA</b> are campaigning to protect one of the last pristine examples of banded iron formations in Australia.Rich in …

Rips bigger killers than bushfires and sharks

<b>THEY MAY NOT OFTEN</b> make the headlines, but a recent study has shown that rip currents kill more people on average in Australia than bushfires, …

Oddball land-loving fish puzzles experts

<b>A BIZARRE SPECIES OF</b> leaping, land-dwelling fish uses camouflage to avoid being eaten by predators – and now new research suggests it developed this …

The battle for Tasmania's wilderness

<b> AUSTRALIA’S WORLD HERITAGE</b> areas are having a tough time. In 2013 it was revealed that the Great Barrier Reef had lost half its coral cover since …

Morocco's Majestic Coastal Road

Morocco has long been an exotic and adventurous oasis for savvy travelers and global thrill seekers. If you have already explored the Saharan, climbed the Atlas Mountains and seen Morocco's many cities and medinas, it's time to dive deep into Morocco's coastal road. You will easily be seduced by …

Oil falls 3%; steepest decline in 14 months

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Oil futures slumped on Thursday, the first trading day of the new year, with gains in the U.S. dollar and increased …

Amazon is now charging sales tax in Indiana, Nevada, and Tennessee

Three more states have joined the growing list where you'll be charged sales tax on Amazon purchases: Indiana, Nevada, and Tennessee. Amazon already collected tax in 16 states, and in 2016, South Carolina will join them, bringing the number up to an even 20. Technically speaking, you're supposed to …

Barclays cuts overdraft fees as banks vie for customers

Charges for entering overdraft will be limited in move that bank says will save customers £7m a year<p>Barclays has reduced its overdraft charges on current accounts in an attempt to gain an advantage in the increasingly competitive personal banking market.<p>The bank says it will not charge unpaid …