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Erasing yourself from the Internet is nearly impossible. But here’s how you can try.

For those of us who spend a lot of time on the Internet, there will be the occasional urge to simply disappear — delete your accounts, roll back your Google results and become invisible.<p>At this particular moment in time, a lot of people seem to be interested in making that a reality — or at least …

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Six Steps to Mushroom Farming

Preface<p>The second edition of <i>Six Steps to Mushroom Farming</i> recognizes that much progress in mushroom farming has taken place over the last 25 years …

The Secret to Drying Hydrangeas and Other Botanicals

The Case Against Sugar review – an unsweetened attack on diet myths

Gary Taubes’s latest assault on the ruinous effect of sugar on our lives and the promotion of fat-free diets is detailed and compelling<p>For the last 15 years, US journalist Gary Taubes has been the self-nominated public enemy No 1 of the global “healthy eating” establishment. His heresy has been to …

Diets

Warm up with this chicken pot pie recipe for dinner tonight

Angelenos are wimps when it comes to the rain. And as soon as those first drops start to fall — as they're supposed to do today or tomorrow, at least in theory — most people in this city forget how to drive. So when you make it home through the rain after a long day's work, reward yourself with …

Let dandelions grow. Bees, beetles and birds need them

Photograph: Martin Ruegner/Getty Images<p>Take a couple of weeks off from mowing the lawn and you’ll find a whole host of garden wildlife enjoying the flowers and …

Container Plants for Bees, Butterflies and Gardeners

Whether you’ve got a garden, patio, balcony, or a windowsill, remembering to choose flowering plants that produce pollen and nectar that bees and …

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Garden lore maintains that applying Epsom salt, also called Epsom salts, to roses, tomatoes and peppers produces more flowers, higher yields and greener plants. The National Garden Association explains that the natural mineral, first found in the well water of Epsom, England, has been successfully …

Gardening

Diabetes: can you really eat to beat it?

Converts to the bestselling blood sugar diet say you can. When one type 2 diabetic tried it, he reversed his condition. Four years on, is he still cured?<p>Just over four years ago, my GP gave me unwelcome news: I had type 2 diabetes. I was shocked. I didn’t match the stereotypical patient profile of …

Here's Why Growing Watercress In Your Garden Is the Biggest New Trend

Not only is it delicious, it's really, really good for you...<p>Watercress is used by many to make a lovely, fresh garnish or as an accompaniment in a sandwich, but there's a lot more to it than that, including a number of health benefits. That's why it's the latest trend in outdoor kitchen produce. …

Bees are born with the ability to collect pollen by buzzing - but practice makes perfect - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

At a time when the need to understand how declining bee populations influence the environment has never been more urgent, University of Stirling …

Kirkland adopts stricter pesticide, lawn-care bylaws

Kirkland has banned a class of insecticides linked to the death of honey bees. The bylaw prohibiting the use of various insecticides included in the …

The bees are still in trouble, so we are too

A new UN-backed report – added to many, many before – has highlighted the growing threat to the globe’s bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beyond.At …

UN: We Won't Have Any Food Once The Bees Are Dead, Just FYI

Bees are rapidly disappearing, a troubling phenomenon scientists have attributed to climate change. And while this does mean fewer kids have to worry …

Uptown students’ garden grows to attract more bees

<b>New Orleans (WGNO)</b>: After such a beautiful day today, your mind might start to wander into more spring-like activities. For a group of students …

Bees get stung by changing climate

Toni Burnham loves honeybees. And for good reason. They pollinate 70 percent of the top 100 food crops. BURNHAM: “If you think about what pollination …

The Newest Strategy for Saving Bees Is Really, Really Old

<i>This post by Christina Selby</i> <i>was</i><i></i> <i>originally published</i><i></i> <i>on</i> <i>Ensia.com</i><i>, a magazine that highlights international environmental solutions in action, and is</i> …

Canna-bees 'trained to produce honey from marijuana' - but will the sweet stuff give humans a buzz?

A beekeeper has trained a hive of "canna-bees" to produce honey from weed, it has been claimed.<p>A Frenchman using the pseudonym Nicolas Trainerbees …

Insects

Gardening to Distraction: 10 plants for bees

Several readers have asked what plants they should add to their gardens to help bees. When I first started beekeeping, I often thought about the same …

Bumblebees

Honeybee antibiotics? Fresh honey ‘key’ to beating drug-resistant infections, scientists say

Swedish scientists have detected 13 bacterial components in raw honey that they say are more effective than conventional antibiotics in fighting …

Bees that Make Honey with Cannabis Resin

Meet the French beekeeper, who invented “cannahoney”, a somewhat illegal but delicious and healthy product. The use of cannabis is legal in some …

Beekeeping tips for March

Normally at this time of year, I would say that ‘it is all about to kick off’, but in many ways, this year, it already has. As soon as the sun comes …

If You Eat Honey, You’re Not A Vegan

Often, when my veganism is discussed, people will ask me if I still eat honey; it’s my vegan pet peeve. Donald Watson’s original definition of …

Government Report Slams EPA, USDA for Failing to Protect Bees

PORTLAND, Ore. - The Government Accountability Office today released a report sharply criticizing the U.S. Department of Agriculture and …

Save the bees: 10 facts and tips to help make British gardens a bee paradise

British bees are in trouble, so we’ve put together 10 easy ways to help save the them…<p>Common carder bee David Podmore<p><b>We’ve all heard that British</b> …

Honeybee populations are collapsing so rapidly that bee hive thefts are now on the rise

As the second week of February begins, so has California’s almond growing season. During this crucial time of preparation, 1.8 million commercial …