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Living Walls: How They Can Improve Your Home and Your Health

A living wall, or a green wall, is a garden that grows vertically, as opposed to horizontally, which can exist inside or outside the home. Any well …

Click & Grow Light

Remember the Click & Grow Smartpot? It now has an accompanying Grow Light to further increase your chances of making your plants healthy and your …

Kansas City, MO City Guide {update}

Today’s Kansas City City Guide comes to us from Kansas City resident Rachel Porter. Rachel has lived in Kansas city with her two children and husband …

Required Reading: The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart

It doesn’t take us much convincing that the botanical world is an intoxicating one. But in case there are any non-believers out there, let us …

Are Books Obsolete? Thoughts on the Printed Word

I was browsing Etsy one day, and I noticed someone selling a book that I loved as a child. It was ‘Half Magic,’ by Edward Eager, but the title of the …

Cool Design For a Self Sustainable Home - Soleta ZeroEnergy One

Green technologies and solutions are all the rage in the current world. The necessity to turn towards energy-efficient solutions is much more than a …

Louisiana's Bayou Is Sinking: Can $50 Billion Save It?

A debate over what to do in the face of rising seas and sinking land<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p><b>When Terry Serigny was growing up in Leeville, Louisiana, in the 1950s, the Mississippi River Delta town was also known as Orange City for its many citrus groves.</b> …

Scientists agree on climate change. So why doesn’t everyone else?

Here's a finding that shouldn't be all that surprising: Since 1991, roughly 97 percent of all published scientific papers that take a position on the question agree that humans are warming the planet.<p>That stat comes from this extensive new survey led by John Cook and Dana Nuccitelli, who run the …

Weekend Box Office: 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Opens With 'Just' $84 Million

<i>Here’s something I bet you didn’t know. Back in 1979 and 1982, Star Trek: The Motion Picture and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan broke the opening weekend record with $11.9 million and $14.3 million respectively. So, yes, for a brief period, the Star Trek franchise really was in the same kind of</i> …

The first GIFs? Prehistoric rock carvings become 'animated' under sunlight

Prehistoric human artwork is simple but breathtaking, as anyone who has seen some up close or in movies such as Werner Herzog's 2011 documentary <i>Cave of Forgotten Dreams</i> can attest. But now archaeologists say that there is more to it than meets the eye: a group of rock carvings in the Italian Alps …

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Oklahoma Tornado: Why So Destructive, Unpredictable?

Hurricanes are relatively easy to predict, but not tornadoes.<p><b>A massive tornado that tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday and killed scores of people was unusual not for its size or ferocity, but for the path it took, experts say.</b><p>"Strong tornadoes occur pretty much every year," …

Why Did Penguins Stop Flying? The Answer Is Evolutionary

Penguins' swimming prowess cost them their ability to fly, a new study says.<p><b>Penguins lost the ability to fly eons ago, and scientists may have finally figured out why. A new study suggests that getting off the ground eventually just took too much effort for birds that were becoming expert …