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Grandbaby Cakes’ Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Today’s recipe comes from Jocelyn Delk Adams, the woman behind Grandbaby Cakes blog. Jocelyn is someone I’ve been following on Twitter for quite a …

30 Gorgeous Spring Gardens

There's no sight more beautiful than flowers in bloom and lush greenery.<p>From sprawling paths to simple patios, find the best look for your backyard with these gorgeous garden designs.

How To Choose White Paint

A historic home in Sag Harbor, New York gets a fresh coat of paint. LA-based interior designer Ruthie Sommers explains the thought process behind her swatch selection.<p><i>Photography by Grey Crawford</i><p><b>HouseBeautiful.com: In the bedroom of this Hamptons home, the interiors are restrained. What inspired</b> …

How Honey Bees Point Their Way To Food

With help from light that humans can't see<p>Honey bees can give each other directions using polarized light as a landmark to find potential food. Light becomes polarized as it reaches us through the atmosphere, but the polarization is typically not seen by the naked human eye. In a new study from the …

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California Legalized Selling Food Made At Home And Created Over A Thousand Local Businesses

A government official appears at a man’s door. The man has been breaking the law: He has sold bread baked at home.<p>This isn’t a page from Kafka—it happened to Mark Stambler in Los Angeles.<p>For decades, Stambler has followed traditional methods to bake loaves of French bread. The ingredients are …

Newspaper Basket

Shares 0<p>Weave a surprisingly sturdy basket out of nothing but newspaper and a little bit of glue. A great project for a rainy day or any time.<p>Shares 0<p>…

The Public Food Forest: Clever Solution or Future Flop?

Public food forests are a shiny new trend in the United States. Focused on perennial crops such as fruit- and nut-bearing trees and shrubs, they …

Witch hazel: a magical plant for winter

In addition to its healing powers, witch hazel has the ability to add colour and fragrance to this season of gloom<p>Most of us have some “magic water” (as the product was called by the American Indians) in the bathroom cupboard, but not enough of us grow the “magic” plant – witch hazel.<p>These superb</b> …

TheiPhoneAppReview.com

<b>News Item: Time tracker – Mobile Worker</b><p><i>Written by Sarah Hanlon</i><p>Time is money, and keeping track of work hours can be a hassle. The same is true for …

TheiPhoneAppReview.com

<b>Price: Free<br>Rating: <br>Spanish Touch Trainer<br>Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com</b><p>Reviewed by Philip Chan<p>Looking for a different take on learning …

Raid kills militant suspected of Tunisian assassinations

<b>A suspect in the killings of two prominent Tunisian opposition figures has died in a clash with security forces, the interior ministry says.</b><p>Kamel Gadhgadhi was among seven militants killed in the raid on a house in Tunis.<p>One policeman also died in the operation, which began on Monday …

Project: Crochet Heart Scarf

<b>By Alice Merlino</b><p>This romantic little scarf is the perfect accessory to tuck around your neck and keep the chill off while you wait for spring to arrive. Made with cuddly soft cotton-blend yarn, it’s comfortable enough to wear all day. And if you are not one for squish sentimentality, you’ll be …

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North Melts, South Freezes

Temperatures in Port Alsworth, Alaska, reached a high of 62 degrees Fahrenheit on Monday, setting a new record for the highest temperature ever recorded in the state during January.<p>Meanwhile, an unusually strong winter storm has ravaged the southern United States, stranding commuters, closing …

What Are the Best Section Hikes in the Southern Appalachian Trail?

<i>A:</i><p>Tennessee, North Carolina, and Georgia have the biggest mountains among the 14 states on the Appalachian Trail.<p>Although the promise of southern temps might draw spring break hikers to Georgia, sleet and snow are common here in March. Georgia is better hiked in the latter part of April and …

New CAR PM says ending atrocities is priority

Central African Republic's new Prime Minister Andre Nzapayeke has said that his priority would be to stop the massacres and other atrocities that have shaken the country for months.<p>Speaking a day after he was named prime minister, Nzapayeke, a former banking official, said on Sunday that ending the …

Tunisia signs new constitution into law

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki and the head of the National Assembly have signed the country's new constitution, officially adopting a charter that is one of the last steps to full democracy after a 2011 uprising.<p>"With the birth of this text, we confirm our victory over dictatorship," Marzouki …

Hong Kong culls chickens amid bird flu fears

Hong Kong has begun culling 20,000 chickens and has suspended imports of fresh poultry from mainland China for 21 days after the discovery of the H7N9 bird flu virus in a batch of live chickens from the southern province of Guangdong.<p>The government order took effect on Tuesday, two days before …

Obama lays out go-it-alone approach

President Barack Obama will lay out his strategy for getting around a divided Congress starting with a wage hike for federal contract workers in a State of the Union speech on Tuesday that reflects scaled-back legislative ambitions after a tough year.<p>Obama will make clear in his 9pm EST (02:00 GMT) …

Amnesty chief condemns Al Jazeera detentions | News | Al Jazeera

The Secretary General of Amnesty International has condemned Egypt's detention of five Al Jazeera journalists, calling it part of a broader crackdown on freedom of expression in the country.<p>In an interview with Al Jazeera, Salil Shetty said the international community must keep up pressure on the …

Obama urges Guantanamo closure this year

President Barack Obama told Americans that 2014 should be the year to finally close the US prison at Guantanamo Bay as the United States winds down its military role in Afghanistan and shifts away from a "permanent war footing".<p>In his annual State of the Union address on Wednesday, Obama renewed …

China on high alert over new bird flu cases

Chinese officials are taking measures to prevent the spread of H7N9, a deadly strain of bird flu that has already killed 22 people this year.<p>Three members of the same Chinese family contracted H7N9 in Hangzhou, the capital of the eastern province of Zhejiang, the worst-affected by the current spike …

Google to sell Motorola unit to Lenovo

China's Lenovo Group is said to be in the final stages of buying Google's Motorola handset division for close to $3bn, in what may be the company's leeway into a heavily competitive US handset market dominated by Apple.<p>If sealed, the deal will give Lenovo control over Google's division that makes …

Johansson quits Oxfam role after Israel row

Actress Scarlett Johansson has quit her role as an ambassador for Oxfam, the charity said, after she fell out with the group for endorsing an Israeli firm operating in the occupied West Bank.<p>The Hollywood star has become the public face for drinks-maker SodaStream and is due to appear in an advert …

UK nuclear plant detects elevated radiation

All non-essential staff have been told to stay away from the British nuclear reprocessing site, Sellafield, after detectors recorded an "elevated level" of radiation.<p>A statement from Sellafield said on Friday that levels of radiation at the Cumbria facility were above that which naturally occured, …

Ask Alys: your gardening questions answered

<b>My roses have black spot and I would like to spray them, but I don't want to harm the frogs in my garden. Can you recommend anything?</b><p>Frogs are too often forgotten in the pesticide debate. There is no mandatory requirement to test for amphibians' pesticide exposure. Recent research in the journal …

Ruhleben: the WW1 camp where gardening blossomed

An upcoming RHS exhibition tells the story of Ruhleben, a First World War internment camp near Berlin, where British inmates did battle with melons and sweet peas<p><b>Gardening at Ruhleben: in pictures</b><p>On September 25 1916, a letter from a Thomas Howat arrived at the Royal Horticultural Society’s offices …

Herb Fever: A French Alchemist at Market

Our friend Mimi Giboin just got back from a trip to France (she was visiting her parents, who live in the town of Royan on the southwest coast). …

Red Velvet Chocolate-Swirled Brownie Bars

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>Red velvet fever has begun in advance of Valentine’s Day. It’s everywhere.<p>Here’s my contribution.<p>They’re in between a …

Take a deep breath: the stethoscope is dying

If you Google "Hugh Laurie" and "stethoscope", you will come up with a clutch of stories from February 2012 about how everybody's favourite pill-popping misanthropic physician is "hanging up his stethoscope" after eight seasons on the hit show House.<p>This underlines a more general truth: doctors …

Study links DDT exposure to Alzheimer's disease

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