Dave And Becky

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This Tiny Fern Is the "Most Economically Important' Fern On Earth

Meet the plant nicknamed 'green manure.'<p>Much like Frodo in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>, the fern <i>Azolla filiculoides</i> proves that the small can certainly pack …

University of California

Park your RV at vineyards, farms and breweries across the US with this app

There’s nothing quite like the freedom that comes with taking to the open road for an epic adventure. But for RV and campervan enthusiasts, one of the trickier aspects of a trip can be finding a spot to settle down for the night. With that in mind, US-based company Harvest Hosts has assembled a …

recreationalvehicles

I Love This Sandwich at Least as Much as My Actual Children

A weekly dispatch from Bon Appétit food director Carla Lalli Music.<p><i>Every Wednesday night,</i> Bon Appétit <i>food director Carla Lalli Music takes over our newsletter with a sleeper-hit recipe from the Test Kitchen vault. It gets better: If you sign up for our newsletter, you’ll get this letter before</i> …

Cooking

What Trump Should Have Told Germany About Russian Gas

The president had a point – but as usual, he got the details wrong.<p>In 2012, I visited the windswept Baltic coastline of northern Germany, near the small town of Greifswald, where the two shiny tubes of the Nord Stream pipeline rise above ground for the first time after 740 miles underwater from …

Nord Stream

Is the Secret to the Perfect Cheeseburger From France?

Try this delicious cheeseburger recipe from Susan Herrmann Loomis’ new book, ‘French Grill.’<p>In the perennial summer grilling debate of hot dogs vs. …

Recipes

10 Essential Reggae Albums To Own On Vinyl

In some quarters, reggae is treated as a singles music – those rare, much-sought 45s drive DJ sets and a rabid collectors’ market. But the …

Universal Music

How to Make Switchel, a Spicy-cool Caribbean Cocktail

A spicy-cool beverage that dates to the 17th-century Caribbean, the switchel has recently caught on with modern-day bartenders, who’ve revived the …

Cocktails

Salamander Springs Farm: Permaculture Farm in the Appalachian Mountains – Organic Gardening

Nestled above an overgrown ridge-top meadow in the Appalachian Mountains, farmer Susana Lein proudly runs Salamander Springs Farm, a permaculture …

Organic Gardening

How to grow Alpine Strawberries • Lovely Greens

Alpine Strawberry plants produce tiny sweet berries<p><i>Tips on how to grow alpine strawberries. These fruit plants are either wild strawberries or</i> …

Gardening

Beyond Feeders: 5 More Ways to Attract Hummingbirds

What’s the relationship between spiderwebs and hummingbirds? Find out with these 5 tips to help you attract hummingbirds to your yard.<p>Like all birds, …

Birds

Get a Quick Banana Pudding Fix With This Milkshake

If there is one thing I miss about living in the South, it’s being able to waltz into the grocery store and pick up a plastic clamshell of decent …

Dessert

The Botanical Artist Who Translates Plant Science Into Beautiful Art

Alice Tangerini’s botanical illustrations all begin the same way: with a seemingly simple line drawing, in which she explores a plant’s …

Botany

The Struggle Over the Meaning of the 14th Amendment Continues

The fight over the 150-year old language in the Constitution is a battle for the very heart of the American republic.<p>The Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution—the linchpin of the current constitutional system—was ratified 150 years ago Monday, on July 9, 1868. July 9 marked the date on which the …

u.s.history

The King's Path: Is this the scariest walk in the world?

The King's Path is a unique walkway in Spain but not one to attempt if you are scared of heights.<p>It is 3km (1.9 miles) long, 100 metres (328 feet) high and just one metre wide.<p>The King's Path (El Caminito del Rey) in Malaga was closed in 2001 for safety reasons but re-opened in 2015 after a massive …

Travel

Planting a “living fence”

Wildlife hedges provide birds and other animals with food, cover and places to raise young<p>Janet Marinelli<br>• Garden For Wildlife<br>• Jun 01, 2018<p>A cedar …

Gardening

Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Folding Adirondack Chair

Start relaxing at your happy place and make this folding version of the classic outdoor lounge chair in one day.<p>The chair? It’s an Adirondack chair, …

Woodworking

Coconut Rice Noodles with Ginger and Turmeric

4 servings<p>This is a weeknight pantry curry that comes together in the time it takes to boil water for the rice noodles. Fast! For this recipe, blooming the ginger, turmeric, and black pepper in oil is essential for releasing their aromatic properties into the coconut milk-based sauce.<p>August …

Recipes

How to mount your artwork

A well-executed mount is more than just another art technique to add to your tool-belt. It will add an aesthetic quality to your work and create the …

Woodworking

Černá Voda Mountain Lodge / ADR s.r.o.

Černá Voda, a small mountain lodge, is situated next to the “old” ski run near the Pomezní Boudy border checkpoint in the Krkonoše mountains.<p>The …

Architecture

Driving Through Teletubbyland: The Wonder of a Springtime Armenia Road Trip

Driving through Armenia in springtime is a religious experience, and not just because of the monasteries. A landscape reminiscent of the iconic TV …

Hiking

10 foods the world's healthiest people eat every day

Defy your age by filling up on these longevity-boosting foods<p>We’ve all marvelled at those amazing people who are still doing yoga at 90. Well, …

Nutrition

Homemade Arepas Recipe

"It was at a New York City hole-in-the-wall eatery where I first fell in love with a stuffed white corn cake. Halfway through my first arepa, one …

Recipes

Your Retinas Will Dilate Upon Seeing This Striking Lake House

At this time of year, we're constantly looking out the window and daydreaming about our upcoming summer plans (we see you, Fourth of July). But …

Home Decorating

4 reasons you should grill burgers in a cast-iron skillet

A cookout with burgers is one of many things to look forward to during the summer months and one of the only things that makes bearing the awful heat worth it.<p>We've already covered eight unexpected ways you can cook with your grill. But there's another trick you may not have considered; using a …

Cooking

The 1-Ingredient Trick for the Easiest French Toast

I pretty much learned how to cook by trying to make the things I love to eat, which means I've been making pancakes, scrambled eggs, and French toast …

Breakfast

When the Poor Turn Against the Poor

The American fairytale is far from enchanted, argues Matthew Stewart in his June 2018 cover story for <i>The Atlantic</i>. Power and wealth are concentrated in an anxious aristocracy, comprised of 10% of the population, that reigns by dividing the lower classes and pitting them against each other. It’s how …

Slavery

How to Make the Perfect Pimm's Cup - Chowhound

Come summer, when we think of refreshing cocktails, we tend to conjure up drinks that hail from appropriately hot climates—tropical piña coladas, …

Alcohol

How to create a dragonfly garden

A freshwater source and appropriate plants are key to attracting these colorful insects.<p>If you want to attract dragonflies to your garden, there are …

Insects

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Workouts

Best advice to U.S. dairy farmers? 'Sell out as fast as you can'

SMITHFIELD, Ky. — All Curtis Coombs wanted was to raise cows and run his family’s dairy farm in this slice of Kentucky hill country, less than 35 miles from Louisville. But a few weeks ago, he was forced to sell his milking herd of 82 cows, putting an end to his family’s nearly 70-year dairy …

Agriculture