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Wintering Tropical Hibiscus

Hibiscus Plant Care<p>Wintering Tropical Hibiscus<p>For hibiscus lovers in the northern states, winter comes early, and so does the time to start figuring …

Gardening

Chimichurri Sauce

MAKES ABOUT 2 cups<p>This recipe for a colorful chimichurri sauce doubles as a marinade and an accompaniment to all cuts of beef.<p>July 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup red wine vinegar<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>3-4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced or minced<p>1 shallot, finely chopped<p>1 Fresno chile or red …

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Associated Press News

Poor People Are Now More Likely to Live in Suburbs Than Cities

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A new study of population and income trends has found that the poverty which has long been …

Americans are driving less, and have been for years

It’s been more than five years since US driving peaked in 2007, and today’s new data (pdf) from the US Department of Transportation shows the drop continues from last year, with 3.7 billion fewer miles travelled this March, compared with March 2012.<p>Driving, the quintessential US mode of transit, …

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Texas Company Scraps Controversial Lesson Plan System

After uproar over some lesson plans some conservatives deemed un-American, a Texas company has decided scrap a curriculum system used by 877 school districts that were too small or too poor to produce their own.<p>"The CSCOPE era is over," Texas state Sen. Dan Patrick, who was leading the charge …

Nutty finding: Olive oil, nuts can protect your brain

It might seem against all logic, but adding a little olive oil or a handful of nuts to your diet each day may help keep your mind clear, researchers reported on Monday. It’s the same diet that’s also been shown to reduce deaths from heart attacks and strokes.<p>The researchers found that people who …

Alzheimer's Cases Rise, But Hope Remains

More than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's disease, and the National Institute on Aging estimates that that number is going to triple by 2050 — in part due to aging baby boomers.<p>The cost of coping with the disease — currently estimated at $215 billion — is projected to rise …

10 Things To Do When You Win The Lottery

<i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>This post was updated on January 12th, 2016, to reflect the current $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot and the 2016 lifetime exemption from estate and gift taxes.</i><p>The jackpot for tomorrow’s Powerball drawing has hit $1.5 billion. If you win it, you won’t ever have to worry about money …

LanguageTwin: A New Way For Language Students To Practice What They’ve Learned

Learning a language is never easy. One thing that’s usually missing in the way students learn a new language is the ability to use their new skills while talking to a native speaker. LanguageTwin, a startup I met at the Willamette Angel Conference in Corvallis, Ore., last week, aims to do just …

How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …

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Through The Looking Glass: What You’ll See Through Google’s Lens

I’ve spent a little over three weeks with Google Glass, and I’ve noted that the utility aspect of the device is strong, but the fun isn’t there yet. It feels a lot like the original iPhone did, before it had the App Store.<p>In this video, we discuss some of the quick assumptions about Glass, …

Foursquare's website now lets you sort businesses by price, hours and check-ins

Yelp users have enjoyed advanced sorting for years, but as Foursquare grows beyond basic tips and incentivized check-ins, such search filters are making their way to that site, too. Today's announcement details a few handy additions, enabling you to locate businesses by price range, available …

Every Every Every Generation Has Been the Me Me Me Generation

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>To Stein's credit, he has some sociological research to make his case — he brings "the cold, hard …

$1 billion Waze acquisition is yet more proof Facebook is no longer a social network

Facebook is now a mobile advertising company, and not a social network. Sure, you’ve heard this before, but it’s a theme worth repeating. That’s especially true in light of Facebook’s rumored upcoming $1 billion acquisition of Israel-based mapping and navigation company Waze, notes tech journalist …

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