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9 Ways You Never Would Have Thought to Stuff a Baked Potato

With the right toppings, an ordinary baked potato can turn into one incredible meal. Here's proof, nine times over.<p>Forget stuffed avocados and zucchini boats — a baked potato is the perfect way to enjoy an entire meal <i>and</i> eat the bowl when you're done. (Look, Ma, no dishes to wash! Or, OK, fewer …

The recipe for a successful potato harvest – and meal | Cook residency

It’s harvest time for potatoes, the world’s fourth most cultivated crop. Knowing their life cycle and varietals intricately, Jane Scotter and Harry Astley of biodynamic farm Fern Verrow suggest two field-to-table recipes for spuds you definitely will like<p>When we moved to Fern Verrow 20 years ago, …

Elon Musk-backed SolarCity claims to have built industry's most efficient solar panel

SolarCity — the leading installer of residential solar panels in the US — announced today in Times Square that the company has built the industry's most efficient solar panel, Reuters reports. The panel converts sunlight into electricity with a 22.04 percent efficiency, according to third-party …

Public health officials raid Ontario raw milk farm

An Ontario farmer who has long fought for the right to sell unpasteurized milk said public health officials raided his farm northwest of Toronto on Friday but left after members of his farming collective gathered to express their outrage.<p>Michael Schmidt said about 20 officials from Ontario's …

Throw Wildflower Seed Bombs to Bring Back the Bees

The bees could really use some help. In the last 10 years, a phenomenon called Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) has killed off huge numbers of …

Making use of empty space, urban farming becomes a business

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> In our latest Making Sense segment, economics correspondent Paul Solman explores the business of urban farming. Paul spoke with Viraj …

Michigan farmers discover woolly mammoth skeleton

<b>Two farmers in rural Michigan have uncovered a woolly mammoth skeleton in a soybean field.</b><p>It is one of the most complete sets ever found in the state.<p>The animal was an adult male in its 40s, and researchers excavated its skull, tusks, vertebrae and other bones, says the Detroit Free Press.<p>The …

University of Michigan

What Happens When You Do a Chemical Analysis on the Durian Fruit?

The Durian fruit is famous for being a botanical stink-monster. How does it put off such a rich array of offensiveness? We’ll tell you the results of …

Breaking Down Dez Bryant's Impact on the Dallas Cowboys and NFC East

After signing wide receiver Dez Bryant to a five-year, $70 million contract extension, the Dallas Cowboys have ensured that their dynamic superstar will wear silver and blue for the long haul.<p>And rightfully so.<p>Bryant's stats speak for themselves, as he has joined an elite group of top wideouts in …

NFL

How to Sweatproof Your Makeup Routine Before the Next Heat Wave

Nothing says summer quite like sweating profusely in record-breaking high temps. To help you beat the sweltering heat, we’ve pieced together a …

Makeup

Google Cofounders Page and Brin Just Made About $8 Billion In a Day

Google Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin just added $4 billion to their individual fortunes. And it’s all thanks to the stock market.<p>Shares of …

Manny Pacquiao Dismisses Criticism from Promoter Bob Arum About Shoulder Injury

Manny Pacquiao isn't concerned by the criticism of Top Rank promotions chief Bob Arum, who previously suggested the Filipino fighter acted unprofessionally when cancelling a doctor's meeting along his route to recovery from the shoulder injury suffered during the loss to Floyd Mayweather …