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I Heart My National Park: Olympic

Encompassing 1,441 square miles of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, <b>Olympic National Park</b> invites visitors to explore three distinct ecosystems: subalpine forest and wildflower meadow; temperate forest; and the rugged Pacific shore. Because of the park’s relatively unspoiled condition and outstanding …

National Parks

Depression: New Medications On The Horizon

With the advent of monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) and tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) in the 1950s, depression treatment was revolutionized. …

Here It Is: The Ewok Treehouse You Always Wanted

Blue Forest Tree House Design crafted this castle made of wood.<p>Typically, when one outgrows childhood, dreams of spending your days in a fairytale tree house go by the wayside. But there are those among us with a touch of Peter Pan syndrome, who just refuse to accept that growing up means a life …

50 Renowned Scientists Send Letter To Congress Urging “LEAVE WOLVES ALONE”

Howling For Justice<p>===<p><b>February 18, 2015</b><p>A Humane Nation<p>Wayne Pacele’s Blog<p><b>Today, more than 50 world-renowned wildlife biologists and scientists, many</b> …

Wildlife

The Secret to Brewing the Perfectly Caffeinated Cup of Coffee

Coffee is the defining element of most people’s college life. It’s the only thing that can make late night cram sessions bearable. You probably can’t …

Coffee

No Barista Needed: How To Brew Your Own Coffee At Home

Emily Dullea of Toby's Estate Coffee shows us the easiest and best ways to make the perfect cup of coffee at home—in under five minutes.<p>Why start off your morning waiting in line at your local coffee shop when you can relax with your own perfect, homemade cup of coffee at home? While brewing your …

This Startup Lets People Without Roofs Get In On The Solar Power Boom

Your landlord won’t install solar panels? No problem. You can still make $70 a year from other people’s solar energy.<p>Most apartment dwellers who want to use solar power probably won’t find it easy to convince their landlord to install panels on the roof. But there’s another option: A new startup …

Solar Power

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Through 9 AM Thursday; Schools Cancel Classes (Updated)

<i>UPDATE Thursday 4:00 a.m.:</i> The National Weather Service has downgraded the winter storm warning to a winter weather advisory in effect until 9:00 …

Weather

How B&Q is out to make gardening as sustainable as we always thought it was

<b>In April, the home and garden retailer replaced all of the polystyrene packaging across its range of 20 varieties of bedding plants with its</b> …

Sustainability

3 decadent chocolate desserts that can be made vegan, gluten-free and healthier

Food allergies are hard to handle and can sometimes take the joy out of eating — especially if your list of restrictions is long. You're in luck because Gesine Bullock-Prado wants to help. Here, the pastry chef and author of "Let Them Eat Cake," is sharing some of her favorite chocolate dessert …

Classroom Strategies for Helping Depressed Teen Students

There is a disturbing trend among teenagers: depression and suicide rates are on a steady rise. Recent studies indicate that as many as 11% of the …

Mental Health

15 Easy and Delicious Cast Iron Skillet Recipes

The most versatile piece of cookware I own is my cast iron pan. But I have a secret for you: I had no idea what to do with it the entire first year I …

The Nine Rules Every Wile E. Coyote And Road Runner Cartoon Followed

Wile E. Coyote’s pursuit of the Road Runner always seemed like delightful chaos. But there’s actually something of a grand unified theory for the legendary cartoons, and it lies within the 1999 autobiography of former Looney Tunes animation director and industry legend Chuck Jones, <i>Chuck Amuck: The</i> …