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Growing Potatoes in a Laundry Basket

comments (25) June 2nd, 2009 in Gallery<p><b>alouagie</b>, member<p>217 users recommend<p>I bought the laundry baskets at a local dollar store (I have 2 baskets). I …

Easy-to-Grow Vegetables

Every new gardener wants a thriving harvest. These easy-to-grow varieties, whose flavors range from hot to sweet, are a wise choice for a successful first-time garden.<p>'Black Seeded Simpson' loose-leaf lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is an heirloom that matures early in the season with a tender texture and …

Flavors

Get Started Growing: 5 Easy Small Vegetable Garden Ideas To Try

If you’re thinking about starting a small vegetable garden but feel like a total newbie, here are some simple ideas to get you moving towards growing …

Gardening

6 Reasons You Should Own a Survival Bow & Arrow | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>I am a big fan of the bow and arrow for a variety of …

How to Make a Bug Out Bag | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>The term ‘Bugging Out’ refers to the decision to abandon your home due …

What It's Like To Ride In A Car With The Camless Engine Of The Future

As we drive down the road, Christian von Koenigsegg laughs. "A GM engineer said we'd never have an engine without a camshaft a few years ago. We were …

Idiot America: How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free Kindle Edition

<b>NATIONAL BESTSELLER</b><p><b>The three Great Premises of Idiot America:<br>· Any theory is valid if it sells books, soaks up ratings, or otherwise moves units<br>·</b> …

The Strangest Intruders Of All

<b>Back in May 2012, I reviewed David Weatherly’s excellent book, Black Eyed Children, which is a great study of the entire, perpelexing BEK phenomenon.</b> …

Christians killed for faith nearly doubled in 2013, group finds

Rev. Faye Pama Musa knew immediately why suspected Boko Haram militants burst into his home last year as his wife prepared dinner in the family’s northeastern Nigeria home. His stance against Christian persecution in the divided African nation had long made him a target.<p>Musa, who served as the …

What scientific idea is ready for retirement?

Edge.org was launched in 1996 as the online version of "the Reality Club", an informal gathering of intellectuals who met from 1981 to 1996 in Chinese restaurants, artist lofts, investment banking firms, ballrooms, museums, living rooms and elsewhere. Though the venue is now in cyberspace, the …

11 Surprising Facts About Gillian Anderson

Ashes to ashes, dust to ... diamonds? Here are 10 ways to give cremains a life after death.<p>1. An hourglass<p>Time for some symbolism! Hourglass …

Books

Circuit Scribe: Instantly Draw Functional Electrical Circuits on a Piece of Paper | Colossal

<p>The folks over at Urbana-based Electroninks Incorporated just launched a Kickstarter project for a new kind of pen that draws fuctional electronic …

21 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2013

If only Isaac Asimov could see us now. There's an old saying that science fiction is really just predicting — or helping prevent — the future.

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The Right's Case of Affluenza

The worst part about a congressman suggesting that disadvantaged kids should ‘sweep the floor’ to earn their lunch is that it’s not an unusual …

How to Manipulate People to Do What You Want Without Abandoning Your Ethics

Manipulation is generally a bad skill to use to get what you want, but sometimes it's justifiable when you have a noble cause. Perhaps you're trying …

As China And Japan Move Closer To Armed Conflict, The Obama Administration Dangerously Dithers

The danger of the U.S. being drawn into lethal conflict with China over the Japan-China Senkaku/Diaoyu islands dispute has just risen. That the Obama administration has not done more to push the disputants—and particularly Japan—to de-escalate the crisis and to begin negotiating a resolution, is …

India's Nuclear Scientists Keep Dying Mysteriously

Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an easy time of it over the past decade. Not only has the scientific community been plagued by "suicides," unexplained deaths, and sabotage, but those incidents have gone mostly underreported in the country.<p><i>(Photo via)</i><p>Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an …

The TSA Is No Match For This Mad Scientist And His Gun Made With Junk From Airport Stores

Evan Booth hacks together working weapons–like a shotgun, a grenade, and a crossbow–with purchases anyone can make after they go through security, to show that the TSA is more spectacle than real protection. And the FBI is taking notice.<p>Things you can’t bring on a plane: Scissors, gel candles, …

Break Out The Chains, BDSM Fetishists Have A Stronger Sense Of Well-Being

Let's be honest here, we're all a little kinky. While some of us aren't zipping up latex body suits and hanging from a swing, it's safe to say a …

Let's Talk About Thin Privilege

And that’s not the same for fat folk.<p>When you’re <i>not</i> thin, other people on the beach actually <i>do</i> take offense. When you’re <i>not</i> thin, people really <i>do</i> …

10 Essential Thanksgiving Techniques Every Cook Should Know

The 10 time-tested techniques you’ll need to ace the holiday classics, from fluffy mashed potatoes to, yes, a truly moist bird.<p>1. Baste With a Brush<p>News flash: You don’t need a baster. Use a brush to paint the drippings onto the turkey every 30 minutes or so, which keeps the bird moist and helps it …

Skillet Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Mac and Cheese

Fontina and White Cheddar Skillet Brussels Bacon Mac.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 8, 2013 92<p>I figured it was time to eat some bacon. I mean it’s been a …

How A Bunch Of Guys In Michigan Learned To Make Cocktails And Dress Themselves

Shutterstock <i>This post is sponsored by Chivas .</i><p>At some point in the late 20th century, putting effort into your hair, clothes, or furniture got separated from the idea of being a man. Suits and cocktails were out. Dirty jeans and beer fridges were in.<p>But a new sense of manliness has crept into …

Ann Arbor

NASA Pumpkin Carving Contest

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Make it Modern: DIY Two-Tone Sail Rope Hammock

This might be the perfect summer project. Weaving is an amazing way to relax. The repetition and handiwork are incredibly cathartic—and when you’re …

Crafting

DIY coat rack

Inspiraatio Bisrto Sinnestä. Loistava meidän pieneen makuhuoneeseen, käyttövaatteet saa siihen nätisti eikä vie paljoa tilaa. LIKE IT!<p><i>Inspiration</i> …