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The Annual Mud Day in Michigan: Pictures

Kids

Visiting The Anza Borrego Super Bloom

California has record rainfall this year and as a result, the desert is full of flowers and the Anza Borrego Desert outside of San Diego even had …

The complete guide to spring cleaning your computer

Blow away those digital cobwebs<p>If you want to keep your house clean, you need to dust it regularly; if you want your car to run well, you should service it annually; and if you want your computer to stay speedy and responsive, it needs its own maintenance—a digital spring clean.<p>We're not just …

Operating Systems

Make Your Plans Now for 2017's Total Solar Eclipse

Sunday marks exactly one year before what will be the easiest total solar eclipse ever to travel to and witness. And if you've never seen one before, …

The race to save a dying language

The discovery of Hawaii Sign Language in 2013 amazed linguists. But as the number of users dwindles, can it survive the twin threats of globalisation and a rift in the community?<p>In 2013, at a conference on endangered languages, a retired teacher named Linda Lambrecht announced the extraordinary …

Linguistics

Manhattanhenge on a Perfect Night: Pictures

Selfies

This Couple Builds Cat Furniture That's Nicer Than Everything You Own

We need this right meow.<p>Anyone who’s lived with a cat knows they are capable of decimating your furniture. Cats love to scratch, often at the expense of your couch, your curtains, your carpets, your upholstery...the list goes on and on.<p>Cat trees help keep your feline friend occupied, but they take …

Pets

Skywatchers to get special treat -- five planets and a comet

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you don't mind getting up a bit early -- or sneaking out of the office if you work the overnight shift -- the skies are offering a very special treat for the next few weeks.<p>From January 20 to February 20, you can see five planets spanning the sky together just before dawn: Mercury, …

Astronomy

Straw Bale Gardening: An Easy Way To Grow Food

Last year I tried a few off-the-wall types of gardens, including a straw bale garden.<p><b>Plants growing out of straw bales</b> – I had seen them being done, …

Leonard Nimoy’s ‘Secret’ Talent: A Look Back at His Intimate Photography Exhibition

Leonard Nimoy passed away today at the age of 83. Back in 2010, the Star Trek legend unveiled an eye-opening portrait show at Mass MoCA called Secret …

Star Trek

Memorial Day Mini Project- DIY Raised Garden Beds!

Hey Everybody, Alex Here...The Holiday weekend is over and we managed to get a lot of little things taken care of around the house. Yesterday, Carla …

Why Everyone Should Care About Rainwater Harvesting

• Home<br>• ><br>• Rainwater Harvesting<br>• ><br>• Why Everyone Should Care About Rainwater Harvesting<p>posted 3 years ago<br>Categories: Rainwater Harvesting<p>How to Harvest …

Snorkeling

Horoscopes, Tarot, Psychic Readings

Astrology.com is your portal to the stars, unlocking the mysteries of the universe with horoscopes, tarot, and psychic readings.<p>Whether you're a …

My rain barrel design

2 feet 3/4" pvc pipe (no cost, left from another project, estimated $1.50)<p>8" x 18" piece of hardware cloth (no cost, left from previous project, …

Design

When Saturn eclipses the sun

In 2006, the Cassini spacecraft saw Saturn eclipse the sun. These eclipses are rare, but another is due to happen on July 19, 2013.<p>We humans have …

Astronomy

When is the next meteor shower?

No major meteor showers are predicted until the Lyrid shower, peaking on the morning of April 23, 2015. Between now and then … fireball season!<p>After …

Astronomy

Full moon obscures Delta Aquariid meteors

The Delta Aquarid shower is long and rambling and overlaps with the Perseids. But the full moon on July 27, 2018, will obscure the expected peak …

Astronomy

May guide to the bright planets

Jupiter rules! In May 2018, the king planet shines at its brightest best for the year and is out all night. Venus blazes in early evening. Saturn and …

Astronomy

Starwatch: The July night sky

Our nights are drawing in again but the persistent summer twilight remains a hindrance to views of the dimmer stars and the Milky Way as it arches …