Patrik Dalbec

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ROOT countertop garden helps you grow organic, sustainable food in your own kitchen

Local. Organic. Sustainable. We all know how we should be eating–but it’s not always easy or practical. What if there were a way that you could bring …

Nathan Fletcher's Most Valuable Pipeline Gun | SURFER

On the North Shore, Nathan Fletcher and his limited edition “Blind Girl Surf Club” masterpiece of a gun. Photo: Russo<p><b>NATHAN FLETCHER<br>HEIGHT:</b> 5’10” …

Reebok now stands in support of Jon Jones, as well as Jon Jones

Jon Jones and Jon Jones<p>Remember that “other” Jon Jones, the one who’s been such a good sport about being bashed for the UFC light heavyweight …

Here's How Zen Meditation Changed Steve Jobs' Life And Sparked A Design Revolution

Jobs, a Reed College dropout, had just spent a few months in India.<p>He had gone to meet the region's contemplative traditions — Hinduism, Buddhism — and the Indian sun had darkened his skin a few shades.<p>The trip changed him in less obvious ways, too.<p>Although you couldn't predict it then, his travels …

Your South Africa Photos

Travel Photography

Texas farmer recommends 5 books every gardening enthusiast must read

When I look back to seven years ago, when I decided to opt out of industrial agriculture and grow as much of my own food as I could, I'm impressed by …

The Dirt on Dirt: 5 Things You Should Know About Soil

It's World Soil Day: why our life depends on it.<p>We walk on it every day. Get it under our fingernails. Track it into the house. But do we really appreciate the vital role soil plays—not just in the environment, but in human health?<p>The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization is giving soil …

Hydroponics go beyond weed for these indoor home gardens

A fair portion of the country is covered in snow, and the idea of harvesting fresh-from-the-garden vegetables is but a shadow of a unicorn’s dream. …

Aquaponics

The future of food, starring crickets and home hydroponics

Humanity currently numbers in the 7 billion range. By 2050, the United Nations expects Earth to house just shy of 10 billion human beings. Sounds like a lot, right? <i>It is</i>, but arthropods ("insects, spiders and other arachnids, crustaceans and myriapods") reading along know better: Our tiny …

The Muscle-building Standards: Build a Big Chest

Guys have been tossing around weights to build mass for quite some time. A lot has changed since back in Arnold’s day, but a lot has also stayed the …

Does pot make you a better athlete?

The first tingle of THC hits him as he's stretching his calves.<p>“I’m locked in,” he says, squishing two headphone buds into his ears. “This is going …

Explore the Dangers of a Carnivorous Garden in This Gripping Biolapse

Chris Field's timelapse 'Carnivora Gardinum' demonsrates the beautiful horror of insect-eating vegetation.<p>Timelapses often show us the elegance of a city or the beauty of nature, but every once in a while, we see one that puts the planet Earth's nitty gritty on display. The latest in this genre is</i> …

My Response To An Anti-Hunter

<i>By Jason Reid</i><p><b>New York –</b>-Ammoland.com- After killing the biggest buck of my life last fall, my school, Houghton College posted a picture of me and the …

Survival Skills: How to Use Salt and Smoke to Cure Meat and Fish

Ever wonder how that huge, bone-in, Virginia ham can last for a year, swinging from the rafters at room temperature? The biggest reason for this …

In urban farming, a different taste of L.A.

At the Jonathan Club downtown, not everyone took it well when an infrequently used paddle tennis court on a fifth-floor roof was sacrificed to gem lettuce, swiss chard and microgreens.<p>Executive chef Jason McClain, of course, was thrilled. His father, a retired landscape architect, flew in from …

Dick Brewer: Shaping Guru

<b>Dick Brewer turns 78 today.</b> Of all the shaping gurus, Brewer sat on the tallest mountain, had the most acolytes, wore the most beatific expression, …

Things You Didn't Know About Kale

Sure, it looks like lettuce, but kale packs an even bigger nutritional punch. And now that you know everything you need to about coconut water, it’s …

Coach's Orders: Turn Your Wi-Fi Off and Turn Your Wife On

By all accounts, endurance coach and sports nutritionist Ben Greenfield walks the walk. The 9:36 Ironman—and often-shirtless purveyor of endurance training and nutritional information—is also an astonishingly fruitful producer of content. He has published 23 books in addition to his countless …