Daryl Lotecka

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Pot-loving dogs: why cannabis extract is the new trend for our pets

High summer is hell for my goldendoodle, Monty. At the park, grass seeds and burrs catch in his woolly mop of black fur. The pollen and dust set off his skin allergies.<p>The heat – more severe every year in the Pacific north-west – cuts fetch time in half. Worst of all, in our hometown of Portland, …

Cannabis

The blood moon lunar eclipse offers thrilling views

<b>(CNN) —</b> The longest total lunar eclipse of the century concluded Friday night, showcasing a blood moon for most of the Eastern Hemisphere. Coincidentally, Mars was also at its brightest, putting two bright red objects in the sky.<p>It began in Australia and Indonesia, and it moved across the globe. …

Lunar Eclipse

Digitocracy

Damak sheathed the knife and wiped his bloody hand on his shirt.<p>He stepped through the no-longer-guarded door into the Crystal Chamber. The circular …

The Linguistics of 'YouTube Voice'

The attention-grabbing tricks that keep an audience watching, even when people are just talking at a camera<p>Hey guys! What’s up? It’s Julie. And today I want to talk about YouTube voice.<p>So the other day, I was watching this YouTube video from the PBS Idea Channel about whether Ron Weasley from <i>Harry</i> …

Language

This Feature In Lightroom 2018 Will Make Your Pics Look So Professional & I Need It

It's easier than ever to snap photos right from the smartphone you have on you at all times, but do you ever wish that you could enhance your pics a …

Tutorials

As investigation into deadly duck boat incident begins, survivor describes almost drowning

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tia Coleman was one of 31 people riding on a Ride the Ducks Branson amphibious vessel when the craft began to sink in the rough lake water whipped up by a fast-moving thunderstorm.<p>Coleman, one of 14 people who survived after the boat went under the water, told CNN affiliate KOLR she was …

Coast Guard

Here’s Exactly What to Do if a Tick Bites You

There are lots of experiences you might hope to have while exploring the great outdoors. Taking in scenic views after summiting a hike, enjoying …

Disease

The Great Saltee Island Bird Sanctuary in Pictures

Birds

Sound Matters: A History Of Legendary Recording Studios

When <b>The Beatles</b> were photographed in August 1969, striding over a <b>zebra crossing</b> in St John’s Wood, London, for the cover shot of <b>their album Abbey …

Universal Music

Fuji announces wide aperture 200mm f/2 OIS and 8-16mm f/2.8 lenses for Fuji X series

Fujifilm is finally getting some long fast glass for its X series of cameras. Announced today, the Fujifilm XF 200mm f/2 OIS WR Lens with XF 1.4x TC …

Cameras

Sip on These 7 Metabolism-Boosting Drinks for a Natural Detox

So many people swear by squeezing fresh lemon juice in hot water for a natural detox—there's a reason Gwyneth Paltrow swears by its health benefits. …

Nutrition

How to keep your bread fresh longer

A good loaf of fresh bread is a staple in most kitchens. I keep one handy for toast in the morning or a midnight PB&J. When bread is suddenly stale sooner than it should be, it can be frustrating. Here's how to keep bread fresh so you can enjoy it as long as possible and prep it for long-term …

Kitchens

These 2-Ingredient Bagels Are About to Change Your Life (and They Take Less Than 30 Minutes to Make)

<i>Healthy bagels that don’t taste like cardboard? We’re all ears.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared on Cookinglight.com by Jaime Ritter.</i><p>I’ve been seeing a …

Breakfast

A Trump-supporting Texas city runs on 100% renewable energy

In Texas — the heart of Trump country — the city of Georgetown runs on 100% renewable energy. Republican Mayor Dale Ross told Axios that the decision …

Renewable Energy

An energy and climate glossary for Trump (and everyone)

President Trump’s recent comments on energy and climate change have been, well, imprecise. Here’s a handy glossary to make sure everyone’s got their …

Fossil Fuels

Why voters don't trust climate science

Despite the solid scientific consensus that human activity is driving climate change, acknowledgement of that across the political spectrum has …

Health Care

5 transformative energy technologies to watch

Global greenhouse emissions rose last year, an unwelcome development after they'd leveled off the 3 previous years and a clear call to action for the …

Economics

Elon Musk has new plans to tunnel into Chicago

If you’re planning to fly into Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport at some point in the future, you might be pleasantly surprised by the transit options. The city struck a deal with Elon Musk today to move forward with its plan to build a high-speed rail between O’Hare and downtown Chicago.<p>In …

Your kitchen towels are probably gross, but so is your whole life

Bacteria is everywhere—just keep the bad stuff at bay.<p>“Your kitchen towels could give you food poisoning, study suggests,” “Do you know what’s growing on your kitchen towels?” “Beware of your kitchen towel,”—these are just a few of the tea towel-related headlines that made the rounds this weekend. …

100 Mind-Blowing Food Facts

Whether you consider food solely as fuel or you eat to taste every flavor and texture, everyone needs food to survive and carry out their daily …

How to Create a Free Blog in 30 Minutes without any Code?

If you are even a tiny bit technologically inclined, you must have come across some blogs on the internet that took your breath away – and you …

10 Foods that Boost Metabolism

According to Lisa Lin, a food expert from California, a fast metabolism is the first step towards a healthy life. Thanks to her program based on the …

Use Social Media to Enhance Your Election Campaign

It is indeed a fact that social media plays an important role in the election campaign. Its role is clearly evident, be it a national election or the …

30 Things You Need To Eat This Month

Hang in there.

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

Super Tuesday 3: What to watch

<b>Columbus, Ohio (CNN) —</b> If Republicans are going to slow Donald Trump's march to the nomination, Tuesday's contests could be their last chance to do so at the ballot box, rather than in a contested convention.<p>And if Bernie Sanders is going to catch Hillary Clinton's Democratic delegate lead, he'll …

A number of things to know about Pi

<b>(CNN) —</b> Math enthusiasts know all about it, and the rest of the population is probably hoping for cherry pie.<p>But March 14 is Pi Day. While last year stretched the symbolic celebration out a little longer -- to 3.1415 -- each year presents ample opportunity for learning.<p>To 31 decimal places, the …

Mathematics