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Good Clean Fun: An Experiment in Colonial Soap Making

George Washington’s Ferry Farm is busy reconstructing the Washington House and, behind the scenes, we are equally busy creating educational and …

The Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies: Crash Course US History #4

How to Buckle Down and Write Your Book

Every solid business has a mission statement and a vision, and a book is no different.<p>The idea of writing a book is a daunting one. We hear from would-be authors every day who tell us that they've been thinking about it for years, but just can't get started. There are many things that can get in …

Writing

Liv becomes a Dungeon Master in a delightful iZombie

Cards on the table: I know absolutely nothing about <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i>, so much so that when <i>iZombie</i> revealed they were doing a <i>D&D</i>-themed episode, I …

The most immersive RPG to date lands on Oculus Rift this month

Among the Oculus demos we tried at GDC this past February was <i>Mage's Tale</i>, a role-playing game that uses Oculus Touch controls and full-body tracking …

Canoe Missouri Current River Jacks Fork River: Float, Camp, Cabins, Fishing, Vacation in the Ozarks.

<b>The timeless rhythm of moving water</b> touches something in all of us. The Current and Jacks Fork rivers remain almost as wild and natural as the day …

Survival Skills: 3 Odd Techniques For Primitive Fishing

Fishing has been an extremely valuable food gathering strategy for thousands of years, and when we find ourselves in a survival setting, the fishing …

How To Properly Shoot and Sight In A Compound Bow

Testing the 50 lb survival bow and take down arrows

23 Items (Besides Food & Water) FEMA Says You Should Stockpile

Image source: Pixabay.com <i>Editor’s note: This is the second story in a two-part series about what the federal government says should be stockpiled.</i> …

Hurricane Sandy

Raising Meat Rabbits – The Easiest Way For Preppers to Put Meat on Their Table

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Rabbits

The Survivalist

The world is out of oil. Society has collapsed. Starvation blankets the land, and the population has dropped precipitously. Those that remain are …

Survivalism

Tactical Backpack, EDC Bag, and Molle Headquarters

THE ULTIMATE STREET PACKS<p>NEW SOB Series packs<p>EXPLORE MORE<p>Nautilus Waterproof Dry Bags<p>Smuggler<p>adventure duffel bag<p>buy direct<p>skip the middleman and …

Waterproofing

A Prepper Looks Back – 10 Years of Prepping Lessons

Written by Pat Henry on The Prepper Journal.Cliché alert!!! – Someone once said (don’t really care enough to google who) that “You should only look …

Self-improvement

Being Honest with Yourself: A Prepping Reality Check

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.<i>Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Chevyguy. If you</i> …

Self Defense

.NET Core – How to publish a self-contained application (.exe)

The idea of this article is to detail how to create a .NET Core Console application from the command line tool (.NET CLI - DOTNET Command Line …

Get started with VS Code using C# and .NET Core on a Mac

This is a quick tutorial for getting started with C# in VS Code on a<b> Mac</b> with .NET Core! --------TranscriptHi, this is a video tutorial to getstarted …

Software Development

Deep Algo offers simple code visualization for people who don’t know how to code

Deep Algo was one of the more fascinating companies on display in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt this week. The French team aims to make coding languages more accessible for the masses with SaaS (software as a service) offering that promises to do for languages like C++, C Sharp and Javascript …

The Chess Book Companion (a meta-collection)

-Last updated June 17, 2010-<p>This is an index of chessgames.com game collections that are based on chess books. My index currently includes 120 books …

Board Games

I Just Went To The Park To Play Chess For Money

For those who don't know, in various parks in New York, people set up with chess boards and clocks, and play against people for $5/game. Sometimes it's $5 to the winner. Sometimes the people with the boards are just giving a "lesson" and charge people to play regardless of who wins.<p>But I've always …

Peter Thiel

AI-enabled chess set moves virtual opponents on a real board

Robots have been playing chess (or pretending to) since the Mechanical Turk in 1769. Today, we can easily jump online and play against an AI opponent …

Winning Business Lessons From Chess Grand Masters

"Finding the most direct route from point A to point B, eliminating as many steps and diversions as possible, will fuel your performance."<p>Rook to f5. Checkmate.<p>How is it that some routinely smoke their opponents in a game where both sides have the identical force, there's no luck of the draw, and …

CNN

Playing chess doesn't make your children any smarter, study finds

Pushy parents sending their children to chess classes are not improving their school grades, a major study has revealed.<p>The research studied the academic performance of 3,000 primary school children who took part in a trial to see whether playing chess improved their maths results.<p>The pupils …

Big History

Checkmate: Earning A Living In Competitive Chess

While some chess players can earn big bucks playing the game, many grandmasters are turning to coaching, lecturing and commentary to make a living in the sport.

Learning

6 reasons why scientists are so excited about gravitational waves

LIGO just found gravitational waves ... again. The real excitement is what happens next.<p>Around 3 billion years ago, a black hole 32 times the mass of our sun crashed into another black hole 19 times the mass of our sun. The resulting cataclysm created a new monster black hole, and literally warped …