Derek Tokar

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6 gardening tips you'll wish you'd known all along

When the weather gets warm, we all want to flock outside and enjoy our outdoor spaces. If your garden is more weeds than flowers, or you feel cursed with a black thumb, hope is not all lost.<p>This is gardening week, and we're tackling everything you need to know about planting, watering, maintaining …

Gardening

Two-by-fours are not actually 2-by-4—here’s why

We measure wood in a weird way.<p>There’s an entire subgenre of American humor derived from carefully placing the punchline into the question itself. For example, the answer to the legendary not-joke “Who’s buried at Grant’s Tomb?” is, quite obviously, “Grant.”<p>You’d be forgiven, then, for answering …

Woodworking

The Most Beautiful Towns in the United States That Feel International

Destinations like the South of France, Marrakech, and Patagonia sit at the top of many travel bucket lists. And while all of those places definitely …

Washington State

Composting At Home Doesn't Have To Be Hard (Or Smelly), Thanks To This Painless Guide

This year, there's been a lot of talk about the importance of beating plastic pollution so it doesn't end up in our oceans. And it’s about time. But …

Gardening

Metformin inhibits melanoma development through autophagy and apoptosis mechanisms

Original Article |<p>Open | Published: 01 September 2011<p>T Tomic<br>• , T Botton<br>• , M Cerezo<br>• , G Robert<br>• , F Luciano<br>• , A Puissant<br>• , P Gounon<br>• , M Allegra<br>• , C Bertolotto<br>• , …

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6 Under-the-Radar National Parks You Should Visit

You’ve spotted geysers in Yellowstone, hiked to waterfalls in Yosemite, and pedaled the Cades Cove Loop in the Smoky Mountains. Good for you. That means it’s time to visit some of America’s lesser-known national parks—places that draw smaller crowds but are equally astounding. At these hidden gems, …

National Parks

Human IgM antibody rHIgM22 promotes phagocytic clearance of myelin debris by microglia

Article |<p>Open | Published: 20 June 2018<p>Yana Zorina ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-0200-2742,<br>• Jason Stricker,<br>• Anthony O. Caggiano &<br>• Donald C.</i> …

Neuroscience

How to Attract Mason Bees: A Beneficial Pollinator

<i>This article is part of our</i> Organic Pest Control Series<i>, which includes articles on attracting beneficial insects, controlling specific garden pests,</i> …

Shopping in Downtown Pittsburgh: The Complete Guide

New York City it's not, but downtown Pittsburgh is a nice place for shopping, due to its compact, walkable business district. Anchored by Macy's …

Everything You Need to Know About Hydrangeas

Without hydrangeas, would summer as we know it exist? From Tokyo to Nantucket, their big, blowsy blooms are synonymous with warm nights and lazy days.<p>…

Jet Set–Approved: These Are the 11 Best Places to Travel Alone in the U.S.

Given how many examples there are of women casting off their tired surroundings for the ready change of travel—ahem, <i>Wild</i> and <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> most …

You need to drive America's 10 quietest roads

Baseball, cookouts and days at the lake are some of America's favorite summer season pastimes, but there is no rite of passage greater than the …

National Parks

Exploring The World Of Speyside Whiskies

More than half of Scotland’s malt whisky distilleries can be found in the lower northeast corner of the Scottish Highlands. Located between Inverness and Aberdeen, just north of the Helensburgh to Stonehaven line that historically has demarcated the Highlands from the Lowlands, the Speyside region …

Whiskey

TetonX off-road trailers slide out modern conveniences at camp

A young, two-year-old company, TetonX joins the new wave of Utah trailer makers storming the market. In just the past few weeks, we've also looked at …

12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

Unlocking the secrets of a cancer-fighting flower

A chemical extracted from a small flowering plant has helped in the fight against cancer for decades. Now, after a 60-year hunt, scientists have …

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

See 30 Amazing Places in North America

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>From stunning natural vistas to grand urban landscapes, from Canada to the Caribbean, these breathtaking photos transport you across the continent.<p>Home to nearly 600 million people, North America's immensity is matched only by its diversity. Simmering volcanoes, dazzling …

National Parks

HRI-mediated translational repression reduces proteotoxicity and sensitivity to bortezomib in human pancreatic cancer cells

Article | Published: 03 May 2018<p>Matthew C. White,<br>• Rebecca D. Schroeder,<br>• Keyi Zhu,<br>• Katherine Xiong &<br>• David J. McConkey<p><i>Oncogene</i> (2018) | Download …

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Plants 'talk to' each other through their roots

Plants use their roots to “listen in” on their neighbours, according to research that adds to evidence that plants have their own unique forms of communication.<p>The study found that plants in a crowded environment secrete chemicals into the soil that prompt their neighbours to grow more …

Biology

Biology Will Be the Next Great Computing Platform

In some ways, Synthego looks like any other Silicon Valley startup. Inside its beige business park facilities, a five-minute drive from Facebook HQ, …

18 Genius Things To Do With Your Used Tea Bags

For many people, tea bags are a one-use item. One bag equals one cup of tea. Then the used bag goes in the trash bin, right?<p>Well… not quite. While …

16 Foods That’ll Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps

Looking for a healthy way to get more from your garden? Like to know your food is free of the pesticides and other nasties that are often sprayed on …

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Universe

30 Thrift Store Scores That'll Make You Never Want To Shop Anywhere Else

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PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

10 Night Blooming Flowers To Help You Create A Magical Moon Garden

What if you could duplicate a starry night sky, but in your garden instead? These 10 night blooming flowers show off their beauty at night so you can …

Ever Heard of a Rain Porch?

In the South we make the claim that porch season extends to three seasons a year. With the additions of the almighty ceiling fan, screening, and a …

Explore the Nearby Wonders in North America

How about Canada, New England, Alaska, Hawaii, New York, National Parks, and many more. Our website www.allhorizonstvl.com review<p>Go on our website - …

32 Surreal Places On Earth That Belong In A Dream. I’ve Never Wanted To Travel So Badly…

Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia<p>During the rainy season, the world’s largest salt flat becomes the world’s largest mirror. The Salar was born when several …