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Avoiding a Boil Over When Home Brewing

34 comments<p>A boil over when home brewing can be a real mess, particularly if it happens on the stove top. Even if you are brewing outside, you risk …

Popular Hop Types Used for Aroma and Flavoring in Craft Beer

Hops provide three primary purposes in the production of craft beer; add aroma, add flavor, and add bitterness. Hops are harvested annually in the …

Mushroom Kits you grow at home by Mushroom Adventures.

Mushroom Adventures began in 1996 in a San Francisco basement garage. The founder, Donald Simoni, had been growing mushrooms for over five years, …

San Francisco

Keeping Your Mature Pet’s Brain Sharp

Changing Planet<p><b>Sponsor Content:</b> <i>This content is brought to you by Purina Better With Pets.</i><p>At the Purina Better With Pets Summit in New York, host John Hockenberry conducted a fascinating interview with Janet Jackson (“the <i>real</i> Janet Jackson,” as he called her) that revealed the latest advancements in …

How Blu-ray Discs Can Improve Solar Panels

Blu-ray discs could help make the solar cells used in solar panels more efficient, researchers say.<p>Solar cells rely on materials that convert photons …

Solar Panels

The Different Trees That Can Be Used For Syrup

Sugar Maple<p>I was born into a family that was poor but still had a sweet tooth. So tapping sugar maple trees was one of the ways we could satisfy that …

Homesteading / Survivalism

Food Pyramids maximize space to grow food.<br>Apart from being very practical they are beautiful to look at.

DIY: Rolling Boot Tray for a Mini Mudroom

Even if you’re lucky enough to have a designated mudroom, a pair of wet and muddy boots can quickly make the space live up to its name in a …

Plants & Seeds

Plants & Seeds<p>Maranta Lemon Prayer Plant<p>$29.99USD from Amazon<p>Plants & Seeds<p>Calathea Medallion<p>$19.00USD from The Sill<p>Plants & Seeds<p>Calathea Potted …

Gardening 101: How to Water an Air Plant

Pity the poor tillandsia. With its affable, low-maintenance personality, your little friend tends to get ignored on a bookshelf. Its nickname–air …

Table of Contents: Dark Shadows

While we’re under the spell of our garden year round, there’s something particularly enchanting about the wild darkness that we celebrate this month. …

Quince recipes for chilly autumn days

Here in Britain we mostly see quince in the form of jelly but it is a wonderfully versatile ingredient, especially with meat<p>Quince always seem magical. A big plate of them can scent your whole house with a wonderful eau d’automne. They’re big, yellow, downy and almost completely delicious when raw. …

BA Party Mix

12 cups<p>December 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 cups Bugles (original flavor)<p>3 cups whole wheat sesame pretzel rounds or other small pretzels<p>2 cups roasted unsalted peanuts<p>1 cup raw shelled pumpkin seeds (pepitas)<p>1 cup store-bought roasted green peas (not wasabi flavor)<p>6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted …

Dijon Mustard

Season of birth affects your mood later in life

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Humble spud poised to launch a world food revolution

Dutch team is pioneering development of crops fed by sea water<p>In a small army field-hut Dr Arjen de Vos shows off his irrigation machine with pride. Pipes lead out to several acres of muddy field, where only a few stragglers from the autumn harvest of potatoes, salads, carrots and onions are left. …

How to Charge a Smartphone With a 9v Battery, Car Charger, and a Key

The Crazy Russian Hacker (see previously) demonstrates how to charge a smartphone using just a 9v battery, a car charger, and a key.<p>In addition to …

Gear & Gadgets

Biker Bulldog Independently Returns a Courtesy Wave To Another Rider on the Road

While riding on a motorcycle with her human Christine Sutton, a fearless English Bulldog named Sweets returns a courtesy wave to another rider on the …

English Bulldogs

Couch Moved From Third Story Balcony With a Rigged System of Wires

In a YouTube clip posted by RM Videos, a family attempts to remove a couch from a third story home using what appears to be a hastily rigged system …

DIY

‘Lessons From a Dog’, A Book Featuring Simple Life Lessons Told Through the Natural Wisdom of Dogs

“Lessons From a Dog“, an online comic about simple life lessons that humans can gain from dogs created by illustrator Patrick Moberg (see …

Pets

Tiny Gray Arctic Fox Nibbles on a Man’s Exposed Toes in Absolute Delight

A tiny gray arctic fox nibbles on a man’s flip-flop exposed toes in absolute delight. While it may be unclear if the baby vulpine was seriously …

Cute

Father Creates Exquisite Ape Faces Out of Pancakes for His Kids

Nathan Shields of Saipancakes (see previously) created exquisite ape faces out of pancakes for his kids. Using three shades of pancake batter colored …

Cosmology

‘Kolonihavehus’, A Multi-Colored Plexiglass Sculpture of a House on Display in Brooklyn

<i>photo by Axel Taferner</i><p>“Kolonihavehus” is a colorful plexiglass and steel sculpture by artist Tom Fruin that takes the form of a tiny one-room house. …

New York City

Top 5 Tiniest Prefab Homes

As prefab housing takes hold as a viable, sustainable, contemporary building technique, one of the lessons we are learning is that bigger does not …

Prefab Homes

20 photos impressionnantes de la voie lactée qui vous maintiendront éveillé la nuit

Comme Bastien Foucher, astrophotographe, nous l’a montré dans son interview, le ciel réserve bien des surprises à ceux qui prennent le temps de …

Artskills

Vraiment bien pour les chats.<br>Designer ?

Current Obsessions: Cabinet of Curiosities

Here’s what’s on our radar this week:<p>Above: Photograph by Justine Hand.<p>We’re daydreaming about an urban garden on a Juliet balcony.<br>• On our wish list: …

Shisito Cocktail: October in a Glass

By late October my potted shiso plants are several feet tall. Their ruffled green and purple leaves are sprinkled with flower spikes. As the nights …