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You’ll Want This Garlic Condiment on Everything

Put a few ingredients in a jar, and just let it go—aka, the easiest way to start fermenting at home.<p>Green garlic had been fermenting in a small jar on my kitchen counter for about four days when a friend kindly asked whether it'd be okay if he opened the window. Nothing reached Époisses-level …

Cooking

Switched on: Rooftop solar is on the move again in Hawaii, but for how long?

Watch Video | Listen to the Audio<b>MIKE TAIBBI:</b> They’re everywhere on Oahu: on the roofs of businesses, libraries, and one house after another.<br>The …

Solar Power

As seas rise, saltwater plants offer hope farms will survive

VEDARANYAM, India (AP) — On a sun-scorched wasteland near India's southern tip, an unlikely garden filled with spiky shrubs and spindly greens is growing, seemingly against all odds.<p>The plants are living on saltwater, coping with drought and possibly offering viable farming alternatives for a …

Tamil Nadu

The Marijuana Plant and Me: Part 1

I was at a marijuana dispensary in Berkeley not long ago where the budtender told me about a legendary California hybrid called ‘Blue Dream.’ Through …

The Organic Life: A Year in the Life of One Organic Farmer

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Do you know what goes into the growing of those beautiful organic tomatoes that appear at the farmer’s market every summer? The …

Inside the Museum of Sex’s 150-Year-Old Porn Stash

While online porn may seem a world away from the brothel catalogs of long ago, the Museum of Sex’s latest show shows our appetite for porn is …

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Goat Cheese

6 Servings<p>This dish has become a signature of Domenica chef Alon Shaya. Precooking the cauliflower in seasoned poaching liquid infuses it with flavor; roasting makes it crisp.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Roasted Cauliflower<p>2 1/2 cups dry white wine<p>1/3 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup kosher salt<p>3 tablespoons fresh …

Cauliflower

Climbing On Mount Denali

Scientists rush to freeze plant DNA before 'sixth extinction'

<b>As the world enters into a sixth great extinction, scientists are racing against the clock to save genetic evidence from plants around the world.</b><p>An ambitious project launched Wednesday to collect the genomes of the planet's major plant groups within the next two years and put them into deep …

Natural History Museums

Opinion: Stephen Hawking’s catastrophic end for Planet Earth

Yes, Stephen Hawking says Planet Earth is headed for a “catastrophic ending.” The good news, he wants you to become a hero, save the world. Maybe …

Climate

9 tourist attractions that are dying

<b>(CNN) —</b> The dilemma is sometimes likened to a double-edged sword.<p>Historical and natural sites of extraordinary beauty often draw large numbers of visitors to the countries that host them, providing a healthy tourism revenue.<p>However, those same crowds often have a detrimental effect on the places …

Taj Mahal

17 Phenomenal Pictures Of Space That Will Fill You With Awe

The shortlist for the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition will give you the feels.

What’s in a John Muir Trail Guide’s Pack?

<b>The 212-mile John Muir Trail is quickly becoming</b> one of the most popular long-distance backpacking trips in the West: In the past 15 years, requests …

Backpacking

NASA Openly Admits Alien Life Exists: Get Ready for Disclosure

<i>Editor’s Note</i>: Here’s one take on the whole alien agenda…<p>Most people ‘in the know’ realize that NASA is just part of the military industrial complex, …

Carry Right With 8 Top Concealed Carry Holsters

Flash Bang Holsters<p>Image 1 of 8<p>Concealed carry holsters designed for women, just like the name says, you flash, draw - and bang. This company is a …

Bernie Sanders’ Plan To Make Solar Power More Accessible

On Tuesday, Vermont Senator and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders introduced legislation aimed at making it easier for low-income …

California's 'Birchbox of marijuana' delivers pot-infused candies, lotions, and dog treats to your doorstep

The Guild, a subscription-based marijuana delivery service, launched in San Francisco, California, this year — on April 20, or "420," no less.<p>Founded by two New Yorkers who transplanted west in pursuit of like-minded cannabis users, The Guild is being dubbed the "Birchbox of marijuana" for its …

Cannabis

White House announces solar energy initiative in low income neighborhoods.

Home solar panels tend to carry a whiff of luxury or granola, even as entrepreneurs and nonprofits prove that they can be affordable at every strata. …

Solar Power

LED indoor farms could change the food industry, and help solve world hunger

The world’s population keeps growing and we keep using up the Earth’s land to grow more food – so what happens when traditional agriculture can no …

Aquaponics

This Guy Put an Entire Winery in His 550-Square-Foot NYC Apartment

Next time you want to complain about your spatially ­challenged NYC apartment, just remember the name Matt Baldassano.<p>Because that’s the name of a …

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Senior government sources say plans already in place for further round of sanctions if Moscow continues 'brutal and aggressive actions'<p>Revered …

Birds Get Stoned by Rubbing Ants on Their Wings

It's called "anting," and lots of birds do it.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Romania.</i><p>I recently found out that some species of birds are known to have a drug habit. Before you nod off into some daydream about birds railing lines in a bar toilet, let me explain.<p>A while back, I stumbled …

Birds

I Got A Marijuana Prescription And Pot In Minutes Without Leaving My Couch

I’ll begin this story with a disclaimer: I rarely smoke weed. Aside from the few times that I’ve tried it recreationally, marijuana has never really appealed to me as it does to the millions of Americans who light up for medical purposes or just for fun.<p>Perhaps that’s what makes my experience with …

Cannabis

A Scramble Is On To Save One Of California's Iconic Medical Pot Collectives

SAN FRANCISCO -- In 1974, Valerie Corral began treating her seizures with homegrown cannabis. Forty-one years later, the iconic organization she co-founded to help others heal with marijuana is in danger of closing permanently.<p>The Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana in Santa Cruz, California, …

Cannabis

Marijuana News · High Times

Stay in the know with breaking marijuana news and insights on cannabis legalization, state laws, and political movements.

Disabled Iraq War Veteran Facing Life in Prison for Less than 1 Ounce of Marijuana

Geronimo, OK — After serving three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Kristoffer Lewandowski was medically and honorably discharged from the Marine Corps.<p>…

The Grateful Dead: The music played the band in Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — In the 20 years since Jerry Garcia died, the Grateful Dead have hardly faded away.<p>By 1998, the four surviving core members, …

Grateful Dead