David Ryan Robertson

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5 Strategies to Build Wealth After You Buy Your First Home

Thinking about buying a home? You’re not the only one. With interest rates at opportune levels, many people are anxious to get into the real estate …

Hydrogen Peroxide for Plants

Hydrogen Peroxide for Plants<p>Updated on April 8, 2016<p>Hydrogen peroxide for plants sounds like pure madness, right? After all, why would you want to …

This is the wrong way to take divots on the driving range

My home course has a terrific practice area, which our greens crew has built and steadily improved over many years. Here are Corey (our pro, left) and Gary (our superintendent) last March, in the rain. They're measuring yardages from various positions on the freshly re-graded and sodded teeing …

The 55 best Christmas episodes you can watch on Netflix right now

But if that's your only strategy, you're missing out on some awesome content in the form of holiday-themed TV episodes. These eps can be harder to find because Netflix's search option won't pick up on episode titles — and some of the episodes don't even have "Christmas" or "holiday" in the title.<p>So …

10 Amazing Ancient Forests Around the World

Getting back to nature can be like going back in time—especially in the world’s most ancient wooded areas, some of which are home to the oldest life …

Antarctica gains enough ice each year to bury Rhode Island 85 feet deep

This is strange news to many scientists. Most research to date assumes Antarctica's ice sheet is melting and contributing to global sea level rise.<p>But the authors of the new study, published Oct. 29 in the Journal of Glaciology, found that Antarctica had a net increase of 112 billion tons of ice …

Global Warming

World's First Hydraulic-Driven Vertical Farm Produces 1 Ton of Vegetables Every Other Day

Year-round vegetables, minimal resources, climate-resistant—we've sung praises about vertical farms many times before. But Singapore's Sky Greens is …

How caterpillars use poop to trick plants

Caterpillars that feed on corn leaves use their feces to induce the plant to turn off its defenses, allowing them to eat more and grow faster.<p>The …

The Best Backpacking Food

Extended time in the backcountry often equates to a dry diet. Learning how to cook well in the wilderness is an art that doesn't come quickly but can …

Backpacking

In the Weeds: A Conversation with a Marijuana Grower

Azzo Rezori, CBC NewsThe first thing that struck me about Mike Dawe when I met him about a year and a half ago was how tall and slim he is, how long …

"Open Sesame" Shows the Importance of Seed Saving

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>The seed saving movement is growing. Communities are banding together to save and share heirloom and open pollination seeds that are in …

Robots to be used to remove weeds in revolutionary step in farming

In a step that will revolutionise farming, Australian engineers have developed robots that can de-weed crops.<p>The small robot platforms can pull the …

How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …

Breaking: Art Student Makes Synthetic Leaf, Solves Everything

<i>Ask your doctor if Silk Leaf is right for you</i><p>Stop the Green Dream presses. Julian Melchiorri has <i>built</i> a leaf that absorbs CO2 and sunlight and …

Welcome to 'the Matrix': At FedEx's sorting hub, 1 night, 1.5M packages

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The blue lights are flashing, and that means the sort is going to start late.<p>The blue lights don't go on often. They flash only when lightning is detected within three miles of the Memphis International Airport, and when they do, everything stops. You can't have personnel "on the …