Blake Surerus

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Five Blogging Mistakes You Can Easily Fix

I read a lot of blogs. I am often impressed by the quality of the posts. Many lawyers consistently write thoughtful, insightful posts about their …

How to Start a Family Vegetable Garden this Spring

Starting your own family garden is easy, and it’s a wonderful way to time with your kids outside planning, planting, tending, and enjoying the …

How to Plant a Vegetable Garden

Planting a vegetable garden doesn't have to be complicated and can even be a wonderful learning adventure for the whole family.<p>Photo: dnr.wi.gov<p>One …

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Urban Farming - Hobby Farms

UF<p>Urban Farming<p>January 29, 2018<p>Hoosiers with varied backgrounds and skills form a collective with two city farms, hoping to make a living and help …

They Didn’t Build That: The 11 Best Unapproved Ads From Election 2012

Given the cavalier attitude toward (some would say contempt for) facts demonstrated in the run-up to Decision 2012, it’s hard to know anything for sure about the current campaigns. But we can be fairly confident about two things about the upcoming presidential election: who Sarah Silverman is …

Sarah Silverman

Here is a spacing chart for your use. Each square represents 12" x 12" ... so for example, this chart represents that 1 broccoli plant should be planted in a 12" x 12" area.

Using Manure to Fertilize Your Garden

comments (9) July 30th, 2008<p>180 users recommend<p>1 | 2 | 3 | 4 next> View all<p>I first became acquainted with the wonders of manure when my wife and I …

Farming

Boston Bombing Investigators Want To Speak To More 'Persons Of Interest' Living In The United States

Investigators are pursuing other "persons of interest" possibly linked to the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, US lawmakers said Sunday.<p>"There are still persons of interest in the United States that the FBI would like to have conversations with," House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers …

Boston Marathon Bombing

Living with Chromebook: Giving Google's OS a second chance

Prologue: How long can I survive with only a cloud-based Chrome OS laptop?<p>Gmail, Google Docs, Maps, Picasa, and nearly all of Google's other products don't require traditional software -- just a browser and a live Web connection.<p>The HP Pavilion 14 has the largest screen we've seen to date in a …

Google Docs

The week in cloud: the argument for lots of clouds; mobility rules; catching up with Dell

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock Brian A Jackson<p>Enterprise cloud adoption ticks up<p>A RightScale survey released last week said bigger …

Facebook loses millions of users as biggest markets peak

Facebook has lost millions of users per month in its biggest markets, independent data suggests, as alternative social networks attract the attention …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

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9 Incredible Objects That Prove 3D Printers Are Totally Worth it

If you've got a 3D printer and a little bit of imagination, you can make pretty much anything. While these machines are still too expensive to be …

Coming soon: A Breathalyzer for pot and cocaine?

Scientists in Sweden believe they've made a breakthrough in creating a machine that police can use to detect high drivers.<p>Some people drive high.<p>They shouldn't, but they're high, so they don't really know what's good for them and what isn't.<p>Should they get stopped by police, the long nose of the …

Particles

Budweiser's intimate, dangerous way to make Facebook friends

The brewing company's Brazilian arm creates cups, which, if you clink them together to say cheers, turn both parties into Facebook friends. Oh, how difficult.<p>So you've had a couple of beers.<p>You meet a nice person of your target sex. Well, they seem nice, given that you've had a couple of beers.<p>At …

Social Media

Fake Twitter Followers: A Dirty Marketing Secret

A few weeks ago, I alerted readers to the growing problem of Twitter spam and now news comes that this is not the domain of underground players but one where large brands and stars may also be playing, purchasing fake followers to puff up their social media presence.<p>To understand how one identifies …

The iPad Will Lead Apple's Next Wave Of Growth

Following Apple is like contemplating the big waves in a Hokusai print. Successive lines of iPods, intermixed with iPhones and then iPads rise and crest relentlessly. For a while it seemed like the established interval between those waves was shortening, but Tim Cook’s comments at Apple’s earning …

Watch out, there's a man wearing Google Glass in your public restroom

Tech personality Robert Scoble boldly declares that he wears Google Glass in public restrooms. Is this a recipe for a brouhaha?<p>It's becoming difficult to defend taste, decency, and style in a world that is rapidly being overtaken by those who believe technology is all.<p>I understand that many who …

Google Glass

Hyundai pulls attempted suicide advert

Hyundai has pulled and apologised for a viral advertising campaign that features a man attempting suicide in his garage before being thwarted by one …

Boston bombers’ carjack victim is a Chinese entrepreneur named “Danny”

The man who was carjacked by alleged Boston Marathon bombers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and who made a daring escape that helped lead to their apprehension, is a 26-year-old Chinese immigrant engineer and entrepreneur who has asked only to be identified by his American nickname, Danny.<p>The …

Boston Marathon Bombing

Why Politicians Think Now Is The Perfect Time To Shrink Wall Street Down To Size

The law is intended to eliminate what the lawmakers consider is a market preference for Wall Street megabanks. The market, they charge, knows that the American tax payer is on the hook for Wall Street excess. To change that, the law forces banks to hold a certain amount of capital depending on …

Wall Street

Bioengineers 3D print tiny functioning human liver

A US biotechnology company has 3D printed a tiny functioning liver in the lab that survived just over five days -- more than twice the life …

Required Reading: Roots

A year ago our family adopted a diet invented in the 1920s that bans refined sugar, all grains, and starchy vegetables whose carbs are deemed too …