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Stan's Drive-In Coffee Shop, Sunset & Highland, Los Angeles (1958)

York Beach, Maine USA - 1956

Growing your own in a small city home

"Try this one," she says. "It tastes of mustard"

Naomi Schillinger leans down and plucks a cutting from a small plant in her garden.

The spiky leaf is such a deep, dark red, it almost looks purple. It tastes hot and tangy - a little like wasabi peas.

She leans back and grins, before pointing to …

Food (UK)

Last one for today is San Francisco USA - 1955 :-)

An Automated Slide Film Scanner Built with LEGOs

This is pretty impressive: photographer Pascal Kulcsar needed to digitize some old slide film left behind by his grandfather. Rather than purchase a …

Lego

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

Eric Barker writes Barking Up the Wrong Tree.

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are flourishing. They feel their lives are fulfilling, meaningful and brimming with potential.

17%.

Via The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and …

Happiness

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FBI Admits All Registered Motorcycle Owners Are On Classified Gang List

Rich-Joseph Facun / AP Images for Harley Davidson

MSNBC correspondent Jeremy Lancaster sat down with government official Darrin Cornia to discuss …

Motorcycles

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In store for visitors to Yosemite: a drier, browner park

Yosemite National Park is bracing for its driest year on record, with visitor bureaus downplaying the allure of the park's most famous waterfall and instead touting the park as a destination for hiking, bicycling and photography.

Yosemite Falls will probably go dry in June — two months earlier than …

National Parks

Ted Cruz Is Trying and Failing to Weasel Out of His Obamacare Duplicity

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is now apparently undecided how he'll buy insurance, backing away from his Obamacare announcement earlier in the week. Either way, Cruz is a master at what Al Franken used to call "weasel words" -- talking points that are carefully constructed to sound legitimate but really …

Ted Cruz

Notes

The 10 Commandments of Leadership

Thou shalt remain optimistic

This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was originally published at Inc.com.

A group of archeologists digging through ancient corporate archives recently uncovered …

Leadership

Whistleblower reveals multiple secret space programs concerned about new alien visitors

A new whistleblower has appeared that is creating quite a stir in the UFO and exopolitics communities due to his claims of having worked with a …

Paranormal

“Ray, Jake and Elwood.”

“Jimi and his ride, 1968.”

2014 Ural MIR

The 2014 Ural MIR is a limited edition model from the globally renowned Russian motorcycle manufacturer, it’s been named MIR after the joint …

Sidecars

Mission One electric motorcycle boasts 150 MPH top speed, extreme price tag

The Mission One EV electric sports bike got a proper unveiling at this week's Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) conference, and boy does this baby exude power. Mission Motors says the motorcycle's got an 150 MPH top speed and 100 foot-pounds of torque at any point between 0 and 6,500 RPM. …

Flying During the Golden Age

Camping Bike? Honda Debuts Bulldog Concept

Honda has had a habit of pushing the design envelope recently (think NM4 and CTX700). Apparently, the manufacturer’s engineers are at it again, this …

Honda

Florida coral restoration may take $250 million, and 400 years

Here's the estimated price for restoring two declining coral species found in South Florida and the Caribbean: about $250 million.

How long will it take? 400 years or so (assuming all goes smoothly).

No one expected it would be easy to restore elkhorn and staghorn corals, the once-abundant, …

Florida

Rounding Up Suspects, Pakistan Charges a Baby

LONDON — Pakistan’s troubled criminal judicial system has failed to prosecute several notorious figures living there over the years, including Hafiz Saeed, the militant leader with a $10 million American reward on his head, and Osama bin Laden.

But Pakistani justice has not been hesitant with Musa …

Pakistan

Couple Married 70 Years Die 15 Hours Apart

An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.

Helen Felumlee, of Nashport, died at 92 on April 12. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth Felumlee, died the next morning.

The couple's eight children say the two had been inseparable since …

Congress Hasn't Passed A Major Environmental Law In 1,894 Days

It's been a long time since Congress passed a major new environmental law -- at least 1,894 days as of Tuesday.

Based on an informal survey of people who follow environmental issues, the last big new law was probably the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, also known as the stimulus bill, which …

Government

What New Zealand Can Teach The Rest Of The World About Living Well

Prince William and Duchess Catherine's recent trip to New Zealand involved rugby coaching, meeting young cricket players and a sailing race -- enough to make anyone long for a trip to the Land of the Long White Cloud.

But New Zealand's not only about sports and competition. The small country can …

Travel (New Zealand)