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Researchers are using tomato peels and eggshells to make tires

Meals into wheels<p>Some day you may discover tomato peels and eggshells where the rubber meets the road.<p>The environment — not to mention your tires — will be better for it.<p>Researchers at The Ohio State University have discovered that food waste, specifically tomato peels and eggshells, makes …

22 Irish Bread Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

For some people, St. Patrick’s Day is all about the beverages, whether it’s a Guinness cocktail or a healthy-<i>ish</i> green drink. But the rest of us know that the best part of celebrating Irish culture is the food. You can opt for cutesy St. Patrick’s Day recipes, sure, but the tastiest Irish food is …

Breakfast

MIT startup offers camouflage solar panels that will match any roof

Sistine Solar wants to help sustainability-minded homeowners who also care about aesthetics<p>No one would argue for the aesthetic beauty of the average solar panel—the dark, gridded rectangles blend into rooftops about as well as a penguin at a peacock party. But one MIT-born startup is hoping to …

Clean Energy

Lab Grown Mini-Brains Could End Animal Testing (on Brains)

Researchers hope that their tiny balls of brain cells will change the way new drugs are tested for effectiveness and safety.<p>Each year, millions of animals around the world are used for laboratory testing. Animal advocacy groups such as PETA and the Human Society have been very vocal about the need …

What’s the Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder?

If you’ve ever tried substituting baking powder for baking soda (or vice versa), you’ve discovered that you can’t use the two interchangeably. We’ve …

Mackerel flatbreads with pickled kohlrabi and parsley potatoes - delicious. magazine

• 1 peeled kohlrabi<br>• 200ml red wine vinegar<br>• 2 tbsp honey<br>• 1 tsp grated fresh ginger<br>• 500g diced, unpeeled new potatoes<br>• 3 good gluts olive oil<br>• Large chopped …

Get a Little Fancy with Your Basic Waffle Batter

Waffle batter and pancake batter are just about the same thing. Same ingredients, same method, but with a teensy bit more liquid and eggs. If you can …

Breakfast

Harnessing a cow's flatulence could help save the planet

A bull wearing a backpack collecting its own farts. No, really.<p>Just how do you harness the power of a cow's flatulence? Well maybe you create a …

3tags.org

Soft shackles are a win-win

by Phil Anniss, upffront.com 10 Aug 2016 13:17 BST 10 August 2016<p><b>Soft shackles are a fraction of the weight, stronger, safer and have a similar life</b> …

I Went Camping Alone and It Was Terrifying

In some of our most beloved best-sellers, women embark on insane adventures and come back transformed. Molly Langmuir tells a more complicated tale about putting yourself in peril.<p>The tram from Teton Village takes nine minutes to travel 2.4 miles of wire, and as it speeds upward, Wyoming's Jackson …

Mind

Don’t forget the hot sauce: 14 essential camp kitchen items for your backcountry trip

ANYONE WHO’S EVER left behind the cozy convenience of car camping and struck out into the backcountry knows the dilemma: You want to take enough with …

What Happened When We Took Homeless Youth On Their First Camping Trip

Going into the wild instills in people a sense of confidence, and changes your perspective on everyday life and the problems you face in it. It’s an experience that’s defined my own life, and one I feel should be available to anyone, regardless of socioeconomic background. So I partnered with the …

The best camping spots in the U.S. for avoiding crowds | Adventure Sports Network

For many people, camping is as much a spiritual endeavor as it is a physical one.<p>Whether it’s for a day or for a week, finding a campsite far from …

Ultralight Backpacking Tent Footprint Substitutions

How Much Does Your Tent Footprint Weigh? This one is 7.4 ounces.Over fifty percent of backpackers use a manufacturer’s tent footprint under their …

Stuffed Picnic Loaves Are the Food Hack You Need This Summer

If you’re ready to get out of the house and spend your days exploring your city, but you aren’t ready to spend all that money dining out, don’t get discouraged. Between the crazy cool picnic baskets that you can get to carry basically *everything* and the fun cooking gadgets to spruce up your …

Bread

A Bike Path for the Entire East Coast

One organization is working to connect cities and towns from Maine to Florida with protected trails.<p>From northern Maine to the tip of Florida, the East Coast of the United States stretches 3,000 miles. It’s a diverse, expansive route, cutting through wooded hills and rocky coastlines before hitting …

8 handy items all outdoor adventurers should have

1/<p>A Scrubba Bag for washing clothes<p>A packable "washing machine," the Scrubba is a lightweight, compactable bag that claims to launder your clothes as …

Keurig-Like Miracle-Gro Seed Pods Make Gardening Idiot-Proof

Whether you’re a fan of Keurig coffee machines or not, the product delivery method known as the ‘pod’ is here to stay. In the case of Miracle-Gro’s …

Gardening

This Is Not a Drill: Rainbow Coffee Exists and It Is Magical AF

We've reached peak rainbow consumption.<p>First there was rainbow hair. Then there was rainbow grilled cheese. Now, dear readers, there is rainbow <i>coffee</i> and it is the divine creation of a man named Mason Salisbury, a "technista" at Sambalatte in Las Vegas. Look at it:<p>He only started futzing with the …

How to Talk About Beer Like You Know What You're Talking About

If you recently walked into a bar or a beer store and had no idea what you were looking at as you eyed the menu or the long refrigerated cases—and maybe thought, almost desperately, <i>I just want a beer!</i>—you are not alone.<p>"Because of the changing landscape of beer, we rely on education," John Lapolla, …

13 Lunch-Ready Salads for Every Food Mood

In theory, <b>I love salad.</b> Love it. But in practice, <b>I'm rarely in the mood for one</b>. Which is silly! With so many salads out there—and so many of them open to the leftover cooked grains or meats from last night's dinner—you're bound to find at least <i>one</i> that's right for you. Here are <b>13 lunch-ready</b> …

Steak

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Solar Panel

And let the device recharge itself<p>Instead of searching for an outlet to keep your phone alive, what if all you needed was some sunshine? An MIT startup has created a transparent coating that transforms surfaces into solar panels.<p>The Trick<p>Typically solar panels soak up photons from the sun’s rays …

This sensor-stuffed surfboard fin could help scientists understand Earth’s oceans

There are thousands of buoys and autonomous vehicles spread across the vast oceans and seas of this planet, continuously feeding data on the health …

Surfing

Irish Soda Bread Is The Best Of The Emerald Isle

Baking traditions in the Emerald Isle are the stuff of legends, but soda bread remains everyone's favorite.<p>Irish Soda Bread | Photo by Meredith<p>There …

USA TODAY's Travel blog

Ask the Experts: I spend life sailing the world, must I pay taxes?

A sailor with a home in France that he visits for a couple of months a year wonders if he has any tax liabilities in that country seeing as he spends most of his time globetrotting<p><b>Q. I bought a house in France 24 years ago after having sold my house in the UK. But I have not taken up residency in</b> …

Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck

Overview<p>Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck by Thug Kitchen<p>Thug Kitchen started their wildly popular web site to inspire …

11 Cozy Christmas Dinners to Eat in Your PJs

If chestnuts roasting on an open fire and steamy cups of cocoa are your idea of the perfect Christmas, kick off your holiday week right with a seriously relaxed dinner on Christmas Eve or Christmas (or both, for the ultimate lazy girls out there). Pull on your warmest flannel pajamas and your …

Cooking