Charles Holliday

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Rise in sea surface temperature kills corals

Corals lose their beautiful colours and even die during a coral bleaching event. The corals in the Gulf of Mannar suffered severe losses during the …

Global Warming

Planning A Successful Family Camping Trip

As a longtime scouter and camping enthusiast, I have made sure our family has done lots of camping together. Now, I know for some dads that a “fun …

Camping

A Zion National Park visitor wrote graffiti on Angels Landing. The social media reaction caused him to turn himself into rangers.

Staff at Zion National Park say a vandal turned himself in after writing his social media handle on a rock on Angels Landing.<p>A news release from the …

Social Media

6 secrets for grilling a thick, juicy steak

A thick steak can certainly be intimidating, but it tastes brilliant when it’s cooked correctly. Working with a thicker piece of meat allows you to generously season the outside without turning the meal into a salty mess. The result: a deeply seared, flavorful crust that gives way to a juicy, …

BBQ

The Ancient Ancestors of Blue Whales Hunted the Oceans With Surprisingly Sharp Teeth

Modern filter-feeding baleen whales use comb-like structures in their mouths to scoop up large volumes of itsy-bitsy animals and microorganisms. But …

Paleontology

'The Fifth Element': THR's 1997 Review

<i>On May 9, 1997, Luc Besson unveiled sci-fi actioner The Fifth Element in U.S. theaters, days after the film premiered as the opening night title at</i> …

Science Fiction

11-year-old discovers rare 475-million-year-old fossil in Tennessee

While enjoying an evening walk at Douglas Lake in East Tennessee, 11-year-old Ryleigh Taylor stumbled upon a magnificent discovery: the …

Paleontology

Ancient Flying Predator Found in Transylvania

Move over, Dracula: A new flying reptile fossil adds to the unusual population of large pterosaurs that once stalked Romania.<p>A fossil jaw from Romania is the largest pterosaur bone of its kind ever discovered, hinting that a giant species with a 29-foot wingspan once cast its shadow over what is …

Dinosaurs

30 Summer Salads You Need to Try

Between stopping for salty street food, noshing on fried carnival fare, and one-too-many ice cream truck rendezvous, sometimes all you need is a …

Mustard Bottle for Glue

See why a mustard bottle works better for wood glue than a glue bottle<p>I no longer put up with the messy “over-designed” carpenter’s glue dispensers. …

Woodworking

Tool Chest: ‘Dog Bone’ Lifts

When I built my chest for “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest” I didn’t include any chest lifts. Why? I don’t know. I had planned on making some intricate …

Woodworking

Prototyping an Inexpensive Set of Folding Table Legs Out of Construction Lumber

2x4s, unfancy hinges, screws and little else<p>In order to maximize free space, the photo studio I run on the side contains almost no furniture. …

Woodworking

'Extremely rare' shark seen for first time in a decade at fish market

A shark that hasn't been seen in more than a decade was found in an unusual location: an Indian fish market. Conservationists spotted the critically endangered Ganges river shark in photographs taken for a study that was recently published in the Journal of Fish Biology.<p>The February 2016 study, …

20 Free DIY Raised Garden Bed Plans & Ideas You Can Build in a Day

​Planting on raised garden beds brings many benefits compared to planting on the ground. But the most crucial one is you can grow a garden even in a …

Gardening

How to Get Free Lumber for All of Your DIY Projects

How to Find Free Lumber<p>Tips for Finding Free Lumber<p>Updated November 21, 2016<p>Getting free lumber might seem like an impossible feat, but with a plan …

A top Texas butcher shares how to make proper beef jerky at home

Shawn Knowles is a self-described “old-school butcher” and owner of Old Town Market in Lewisville, Texas. He began working at the shop when his …

These seafaring robots will search for life across the solar system

Submarines and rovers will go for a dive on the moons of Jupiter and Saturn<p>We recognize Earth as the blue planet, but it’s not the only ocean world in our neighborhood. Oceans may be concealed beneath thick crusts of ice on moons orbiting Jupiter, Saturn, and Neptune, and on the dwarf planets Pluto …

Astronomy

Rare baby ‘forest dragons’ hatch at Chester Zoo

A clutch of rare baby ‘forest dragons’ have hatched at Chester Zoo – helping to uncover more about one of the world’s least understood reptiles.<p>The …

How to grow your own veg: a beginner’s guide

Fancy home-grown carrots, chard, coriander or cabbage? This is all you need to know<p><b>Where do I start?</b><p>First, write down which fruit, veg and herbs you love to eat, then cross off those less likely to crop in the UK (bananas and avocados, say). If space is at a premium, don’t grow inexpensive staples …

Gardening

Freshly Unearthed Baby T. Rex Skull Is a "1 in 100 Million" Discovery

But not everyone agrees it's a T. rex.<p>When we think of the <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i>, the first thing we usually think of is a massive, fearsome predator. But …

Toxins from the world’s longest animal can kill cockroaches

Bootlace worms can stretch up to 55 meters long and ooze toxins that can kill cockroaches and green crabs.

How to install Kodi on an Amazon Fire TV

Kodi (formerly known as XBMC) is an open source media hub that aims to make it easy to access all of your digital media, from music to movies and …

Raspberry Pi

Exactly How to Make Melting Potatoes, the Trend That’s Taking Over Pinterest

Potatoes, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. We’re all about mashing, smashing and even Hasselbacking. That’s why we were excited to read …

Tools & Craft #90: Regional Tool Names

It's the early part of the 19th century and you are a traveling salesman selling hammers and other striking tools. You are traveling by horse, …

Small Parts Holding Jig for the Table Saw / Wood Clamp Table Saw Jig

Hybrids, A Sci-Fi Short About an Ex-Soldier Who Hunts an Alien to Avenge Her Daughter’s Death

DUST presents <i>Hybrids</i>, a sci-fi short film written directed by Patrick Kalyn about an ex-special forces soldier and mother who hunts down an alien to …

Resawing: Basic Hows and Whys - Woodworking | Blog | Videos | Plans | How To

Print<p>Print<p>So you can use a band saw to slice thin pieces of wood from bigger pieces of wood … what’s the benefit? Why not buy your wood sliced thin …

6 Simple Projects You Can Make From Scrap Wood

They’re easy, they’re strong, they’re reliable—and they’re yours.<p>When I was a kid, carpenters built, didn’t buy, their toolboxes and a lot of their day-to-day work aids. I admit, it’s hard to beat the store-bought tool bags and parts organizers in wide use today. Wear-resistant fabrics, plastics, …

Smithsonian researchers name new ocean zone: The rariphotic

New zone comprises reef fishes -- including numerous new species -- that live well below shallow coral reefs<p>Based on the unique fish fauna observed …