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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 …

The Best Vegetables to Plant in Early Spring

01 of 05<p>There are many perennial vegetables - vegetables you can plant once and harvest for many years to come - but we only seem to grow a handful …

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7 Tips for Container Gardening

Make the most of your small space with these container-gardening tips.<p>By R.J. Ruppenthal<p>Five-gallon buckets work well for container gardens, and fill …

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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 …

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Using Manure to Fertilize Your Garden

comments (9) July 30th, 2008<p>181 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 …

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 …

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

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 Chromebook, and could easily be mistaken for a run-of-the-mill plastic laptop.

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

A RightScale survey released last week said bigger companies — those with more than 1,000 employees — are “slightly more likely” to claim cloud …

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 …

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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 …

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Coming soon: A Breathalyzer for pot and cocaine?

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 law can sometimes sniff the presence of marijuana in their car.<p>Should they happen to have nosed their way into some cocaine, …

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Budweiser's intimate, dangerous way to make Facebook friends

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 some point, one of you raises your beer cup to clink cups with the other.<p>The minute the cups clink, you are indelibly linked. At least you are if you're using …

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

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 believe they are ahead of their time are terribly excited about wearing their somewhat less than stylish Google Glass all over the …

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”

. (AP Photo/The Lowell Sun & Robin Young, File<p>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 …

Rebels: West should react to Syria's chemical attacks

Anti-Assad groups say that they have proof the Syrian president has been using chemical weapons since last year and that the Obama administration should feel the pressure to take military action.<p>ISTANBUL — Groups representing Syrian rebels told USA TODAY on Thursday that they have amassed evidence …

Palin Denied Costs in 'Lemonade Lawsuit'

A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against Sarah Palin, denying her request to be compensated for more than $22,000 in attorney fees she spent in a case against her that was dismissed last year. Juneau activist Chip Thoma had filed suit against Palin for acting to silence him from complaining about …

Joe Biden Readies Gun Control Advocates For Round Two

WASHINGTON -- A week after the Senate failed to come up with 60 votes to pass a measure expanding background checks on gun buyers, Vice President Joe Biden regrouped with gun control advocates on Thursday and reassured them the White House isn't giving up the fight.<p>Biden made "a real commitment" to …

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 …

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 …