Kelsey Rumley

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The Roots of Autism Are in the…Skin?

The skin is our gateway to the physical world. Below its surface are oodles of nerve fibers relaying different types of messages to the brain. At the ends of the fingertips, for example, fat and fast Aβ nerves help you fish for keys at the bottom of a messy purse, or feel the difference between …

The Fermi Paradox: Where the Hell Are the Other Earths?

Everyone feels something when they're in a really good starry place a really good starry place on a really good starry night and they look up and see …

The Life Cycle Of Ideas

How scientific concepts rise and fall<p>Every scientific idea has its day. Theories are born and experiments are designed; results are put to the test, then disproved or accepted as canon. As scientists discuss an idea, they cite the paper that proposed it in their own work. Then, as the conversation …

Science

Birds on wires - video

The ability of humans to read meaning into patterns is the most defining characteristic we have."~ Eleanor Catton<p>At last! The work week is finally come to a conclusion for most of us, and like a welcome friend, Caturday is here again. So let's celebrate by watching a cute animal video!<p>Today's video …

Lost A Pet? Computer Vision App Helps You Find Another One Just Like It

PetMatch matches pictures you give it with a database of nearby adoptable animals.<p>There are so many things computer vision can do. It can help cars recognize bikers and brake before they hit them. It can scan security footage to look for a particular person's face. And now, it can help you find a …

This Explains Everything: 192 Thinkers on the Most Elegant Theory of How the World Works

Every year since 1998, intellectual impresario and <i>Edge</i> editor <b>John Brockman</b> has been posing a single grand question to some of our time’s greatest thinkers across a wide spectrum of disciplines, then collecting the answers in an annual anthology. Last year’s answers to the question <b>“What scientific</b> …

Cambridge Physicists Find Wormhole Proof

<b>What's the Latest?</b><p>Physicists at the University of Cambridge have found a theoretical foundation for the existence of wormholes, which are tubes that …

Physics

Divers Map The Garbage Dump That Is Filling The World’s Oceans

What’s really in the water? Project Aware lets you see what divers find beneath the waves with their waste audits.<p>You may have heard how there’s a Great Garbage Patch floating in the Pacific, and that it’s the size of Texas. Many newspapers and websites have reported on it, and it sounds …

Pollution

Blocking Pain Receptors Extends Lifespan, Mouse Study Suggests

Scientists have found a way to beat back the hands of time and fight the ravages of old age, at least in mice. A new study finds that mice bred without a specific pain sensor, or receptor, live longer and are less likely to develop diseases such as diabetes in old age. What’s more, exposure to a …

Recycling in the Organic Garden - re-use and re-purpose

Re-Use and Re-Purpose; Frugal Gardening<p>Jacki Cammidge is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising …

Gardening

Garden Bugs - pests, predators & prey insects

<b>Dragonflies</b> <br>In prehistoric times, apparently these insects had 10 foot wingspans. That's pretty scary, especially when you see them taking insects on …

Gardening

Companion Planting - mysterious plant affiliations for best growth

Why do some plants associate with others to their mutual benefit?<p>It’s long been observed that planting certain crops close together can enhance the …

Pruning Succulent Plants - shaping, propagation or disease control

Can You Trim Succulents? Absolutely!<p>I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to …

Plants

Vegetative Propagation - make more plants with cuttings

How to Make More Plants from Cuttings<p>I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to …

21 Charming Succulent Planters - spring inspiration

Spring into a new season with some inspiration...<p>I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program …

How to Grow Healthy Succulent Plants

Succulents are booming in popularity for two simple reasons: they are beautiful and nearly indestructible.<p>Technically, a succulent is any plant with …

Overwatering Succulents | Home Guides | SF Gate

For a typical leafy plant, for good growth you keep the soil moist and don't skimp on the watering. When dealing with succulent plants, different rules apply. Succulent plants store extra water in their leaves, roots or stems to survive long periods of heat and no rainfall. If you are overly …

Making a Succulent Plant Container Garden

01 of 08<p>Getting Started on Your Succulent Planter<p>Growing succulent plants in a container garden is easy and immensely satisfying. Succulents come in …

Articles about easy indoor gardening city dwellers on Dwell.com - Dwell

Indian summer is all well and good, though in San Francisco the real treat of September is the SF AIA's Architecture and the City...<p>Editor-in-Chief Amanda Dameron hosted a panel of industry leaders in a discussion on how technology will inform the future of...<p>As an extension to the sold-out …

San Francisco

For Perennial Fruit Gardens, Berries Are the Way to Grow

Hardy, easy to cultivate, resistant to disease, and quick to yield, berry bushes are perfect for just about any garden environment. Whether you have …

Gardening

8 Ways To Garden When You Don't Even Have A Backyard

It's no secret that when spring rolls around it means it's time to break out the gloves, dust off the gardening tools and head to the farmer's market to select this year's blooms-to-be. Or, if you happen to live in a city or an apartment, it means you'll be spending the season staring longingly at …

'Groundbreaking Food Gardens' presents 73 themed plans

Go ahead, play with your food, Niki Jabbour seems to be saying in her new book, "Groundbreaking Food Gardens" (Storey Publishing, $19.95, paper).<p>The author of the bestselling "The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener" and host of the radio show "The Weekend Gardener" enlisted leading gardeners and …

Santa Monica

Plant Shopping 101: How To Buy the Best Plants for Your Garden

It's a beautiful spring weekend, and the lure of the garden center and its beautiful displays is nearly impossible to resist. If you are planning to …

Personal Finance

Guerilla gardening: strategies for greening up your neighborhood

Regardless of whether you are an urban, suburban, or rural dweller, there is inevitably a patch of neglected turf in your neighborhood that might …

28 New Ideas for Your Garden

Update your backyard.<p>Update your front yard or backyard design with shrubbery, gardens, walkways, and more. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

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Sustainable blog of the week: Emma 'the Gardener' Cooper

Oca to ochocha, this week’s blogger explains what plants inspire her to be a ‘nerd’ and why growing your own remains a passion<p><b>How did the blog get started?</b><p>I started blogging way back in 2001. At the time, blogging was just starting out and it was something I was just trying. It had no particular …

How to Grow an Herb Garden Using Eggshell Planters

Spring is the perfect time of year to plant a garden, and it’s a great opportunity to get your kids involved in gardening at a young age. Over at our …

The Newest Garden Trend Has Us Looking Up

Lush vertical gardens captured on Instagram bring gardening to the next level.<p>These aren't your typical gardens. This unique trend combines gardening with architecture to create towers of lush greens. Extending up the sides of buildings, vertical gardens not only bring greenery to urban settings …

The Week in Review: White House Fights Climate Change

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2014<p>Of all the problems facing the planet, global warming gets little attention from the average American. Recent Gallup …