Ron Tarnofsky

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America’s First Female Mapmaker

A recent item for sale in the rare-book trade caught my eye. Boston Rare Maps had a series of twelve maps created by America’s first female mapmaker, Emma Willard. They were to accompany a textbook she had written, first issued in 1828. The maps for sale were from the second edition.<p>Willard is …

Native Americans

Old Greyhound bus converted into gorgeous tiny house on wheels

For most people traveling on a Greyhound bus, the journey usually involves squeezing into cracked polyurethane seating for uncomfortably long periods …

Washing Machines

15 Things You Didn't Know You Could Make in a Crock-Pot

A slow cooker can be a busy cook's best friend—after all, who doesn't love a kitchen appliance that lets you "set it and forget it"? But if your …

Slow Cookers

How to Rent an RV This Summer for Only $1 a Day

Recreational vehicle (RV) rentals tend to be expensive, yet I recently managed to rent a five-person RV in Las Vegas for only $1 per day. In addition …

RVs

This $95 Laundry Machine Will Wash & Dry Your Clothes At The Same Time

<b>* Laundry can be a hassle and a time takeover</b><b><br>* This Mini Twin Tub washes and dries clothes simultaneously</b><b><br>* It’s lightweight and easily …

Cleaning

5 Super-Underrated Plants That Can Survive in the (Almost) Dark — Plants in the Kitchen

Our friends at Apartment Therapy talk a lot about hard-to-kill houseplants, especially when it comes to really dark homes that don't get tons of …

Plants

Save 73% On The Parrot Jumping Race Mini Drone

We have a great deal on the Parrot Jumping Race Mini Drone in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 73% off the normal price.<p>The Parrot …

Drones

Hover Camera Passport Autonomous Self-Flying Camera

Introducing the Hover Camera Passport Autonomous Self-Flying Camera. To be clear, this is not a drone with a camera attached but instead a high …

Drones

13 Must-Try Salad Dressing Recipes

<b>13 Must-Try Salad Dressing Recipes</b> will have you craving more greens in no time. Why buy bottled, when you can make your own homemade salad dressings …

Healthy Eating

Peter Gordon's creamy mushroom and hazelnut soup recipe

This semi-chunky soup is simple to make and very tasty. You can make it from a variety of mushrooms or just plain old field mushrooms, but button mushrooms by themselves won’t have enough flavour. Walnuts work just as well as hazelnuts.<p>Creamy mushroom and hazelnut soup<p><i>serves 4</i><p>Peter Gordon's lamb …

Recipes

Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa Are Now Working Together

Last month, at Microsoft’s annual Build Developer Conference, the company showed off what happens when two voice assistants—its own Cortana and …

Advertising Industry

Easy Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe

"This pizza dough produces a very nice pizza crust--flavorful, tender, with just the right amount of chewiness."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup whole wheat flour<p>3 …

Recipes

Parrot’s new HDR camera drone is a shot across DJI’s bow

It’s been a while since Parrot released a new consumer-level drone, but today, June 6, at a press conference in New York City, the company pulled the …

Drones

Recipe: Slow Cooker Ravioli Lasagna — Recipes from The Kitchn

You know who's always ready to lend a helping hand when it comes to dinner?The freezer aisle. When it comes to serving homestyle lasagna with a …

Recipes

The 6 most nutrient-dense foods that should rule your diet

Preventing common diseases (like cancer and heart disease) and promoting health and longevity is as simple as regular trips to the farmers’ market, …

Nutrition

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

Yoga

Unihertz Atom hands-on: Rugged tiny 4G smartphone keeps you connected in the field for less than $300

Unihertz had a very successful campaign for the Jelly phone in 2017 and is following that up with a rugged variation that I have been testing for the …

Gear & Gadgets

The Best Hot Dog Toppings You Haven’t Tried Yet

Move over ketchup and mustard: gourmet hot dog toppings are all the rage.<p>Forget about the red and yellow zig-zags on yesterday’s franks: gourmet hot …

Cooking

Salty, Sweet Honey-Butter Shortbread Cookies As Addictive As Potato Chips

<b>In 2014, South Korea was introduced to what has since become one of the biggest crazes in Korean convenience store snack history: Honey Butter Chips.</b> These honey and butter–glazed potato chips, a product of Haitai Confectionery and Foods Co., Ltd., were nothing like Koreans were used to, or ever …

Dessert

Rethink Your Survival Kit: One Expert Explains Why

The founder of Endure Survival shares the essential items he thinks you should carry with you on every wilderness outing.<b>If there’s one thing you</b> …

iOhouse Space

Put down your roots over and over again with the iOhouse Space. The self-contained, off-grid home allows you to live wherever you want and when …

Living Rooms

The Nobe is 100% electric car, 75% wheels!

Technically classified as a trike (a contraction of the word tricycle), the Nobe 100 electric trike looks retro and feels futuristic. With an …

Watches

15 Veggie Sandwiches That Are Actually Exciting

Even though sandwiches aren't something I usually associate with lots of veggies, it turns out there are kind of a lot of veggie-packed sandwiches …

Healthy Eating

Garlic Baked Potato Recipe

"Almost eliminates the need for butter and sour cream. Very flavorful, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside. Big family favorite."<p>Ingredients<p>4 …

Recipes

Drone Saves Man's Life From Kilauea Volcano Disaster in Hawaii

The Kilauea volcano continues to endanger residents' lives and complicate disaster response.<p>Barcroft Media via Getty Images<p>Marco MargaritoffView …

Drones

Alert! You're Breading Chicken Totally Wrong

How many times have you thrown your hands up in the kitchen and wondered, <i>is there a faster way to do this</i>? I've spent many an hour pleading at the …

Recipes

Philips Hue Sync coordinates your smart lights with your computer

Earlier this year, Signify announced new integrations for its Philips Hue bulbs that included a Hue Sync app to automatically coordinate your lights with whatever you're doing on your computer. Now, the free Philips Hue Sync app is available for both Mac and PC.<p>The new app allows users to sync Hue …

Home Automation

Here's Why You Should Use the Ice Cube Method With Your Houseplants

Somehow, after researching, planting, feeding, and diligently watering your new plants you can still come home to find each and every one wilted …

Plants

Meet Supercontinent Pangaea Proxima—in 250 Million Years

Our maps show how Earth's mountains collide and oceans swirl as a new landmass takes shape.<p>The continents are in constant motion: Tectonic plates crash together and break apart, creating new crust while old crust is pulled below the surface. The process shrinks and widens oceans, uplifts mountain …

Los Angeles

Couple turns old toy hauler into a gorgeous tiny home for their family of four

Rusty and Autumn Bailey travel a lot for Rusty’s job, so in order to travel comfortably on the road, they purchased a Keystone Fuzion 416 toy hauler …

Bedrooms