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New Orleans is sinking faster than previously thought

Scientist already knew that New Orleans was sinking. But a new study finds that the Big Easy and its environs are losing elevation (a process called subsidence) at a faster rate than previously thought—some two inches per year near the Mississippi River and in industrial areas, and more than an …

Stop Setting Goals that Don’t Make You Happy

Y<p>ou wake up on the savannah with the orange sun rising over the horizon and set to work. You’re not the best hunter in the band – in fact you’re a …

Who was the real St Patrick?

The details of St Patrick’s life remain murky – but tracking his legendary footsteps across Ireland is both peaceful and spectacular.<p>Those who wish to pay homage to St Patrick on 17 March could attend a parade, don an outlandish green costume or swig a pint (or several – twice as much Guinness …

Welcome to Lake Superior Magazine

Features<p>Dave Myers<p>My wife, our four little kids and I eagerly approached the trailhead of the Lake Superior Provincial Park Coastal Trail in Ontario. …

Homemade Bath Crayons - For A Fun and Natural Bath Time

<b>Splish splash, I was takin’ a bath…</b><p>But I was bored and wanted something to draw with. So I dripped water all over the floor and reached for the …

Crayons

Vegetable Garden Planning for Beginners

If you're a <b>beginner vegetable gardener</b>, here are basics on vegetable garden planning: site selection, plot size, which vegetables to grow, and other …

Gardening

A computerized beer machine takes the legwork out of home-brewing

Home-brewers who may have dreamt about harnessing the power of Arduino to automate their process may find something to envy in the PicoBrew Zymatic, a project posted to Kickstarter Monday. The machine's makers purport to automate the process of home-brewing from beginning to end; owners simply add …

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As a person who adores comforting and cozy food, gnocchi is high on my list. It makes for a delicious meal that’s hearty, filling and super inexpensive.<p>Gnocchi is far from difficult to make, but it is very touch and feel. Knead it too little and it won’t hold together; knead it too much, and you’ll …

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Dust off those pedals and get ready to ride! With spring in full force and Bike to Work Week just around the corner, we’re bringing back an oldie-but-goodie Etsy video: the ABC’s of tuning your bike. Meet Brooklyn’s own Susan Lindell of Dumbo’s Recycle-A-Bicycle, who shares five simple tips for …

Six Sigma, Meet Claims

We dont often associate claims management with hard manufacturing processes like steel production and electronics manufacturing. But maybe we …

Leverage Tools Wisely To Improve Claims Outcomes

At some levels, carriers may balk at using certain tools. However, without the right ones, investigations, negotiations and settlements are destined …

Women, The 'First Brewers,' Lean Into Craft Beer-Making

Thousands of beer aficionados are in Denver this weekend for the Great American Beer Festival. Some 600 breweries from around the country are represented at the marquee event for the craft-brewing industry.<p>And while this annual competition has long been male-dominated, that's starting to …

Raw Milk a Tough Sell in an NFL Town's Burgers-and-Fries Culture

<i>““In Russia, we can’’t say what we want, but we can eat what we want. In the U.S., we can say what we want, but we can’’t eat what we want.””</i> ~ From …

Alcatraz #787 - Straight as an Arrow & Just as Fast

San Francisco in the 1950s … as seen from an airplane

San Francisco will always be a photogenic place, but I think the peak of raw beauty was probably the 1950s. Both bridges were built, and the largest buildings that now dominate the skyline were still a decade in the future. It was less of an architectural hodge-podge, before the classic and modern …

The beauty of the Clipper ship and the age of advertising

Clipper ships — big, lean and very fast — were the greyhounds of the ocean in the glory days of American sailing ships. And they also began another era in American history — the age of advertising.<p>The ships were revolutionary — the fastest and most beautiful commercial sailing ships ever built — …

Low tide reveals history at Ocean Beach / In the 1980s, more of the remains of the clipper ship King Philip were uncovered -- today just a little is exposed

The bones of a 129-year old shipwreck that surfaced on San Francisco's Ocean Beach this week appear and disappear every 20 years or so, like Brigadoon, the mythical Scots village that appears out of the spring mist.<p>The wreck is of the clipper ship King Philip, which appeared out of the sand Monday. …

The 38 Essential Burgers Across the Country

It's a good time for hamburgers in the US. In recent years, a burger renaissance has taken place across the country as restaurants amp up beef quality and tinker with custom blends. New chains have popped up and high-end restaurants are taking a chance on a dish that is almost the definition of …

The 38 Essential Pizzas Across the Country

The appeal of the pizza seems to know no bounds. While New York, Chicago, and San Francisco are all packing a number of absurdly great pizzerias, an excellent pie can be had just about anywhere in the country. And in just about any style: thin-crust, New York, deep dish, Detroit, bar, New Haven, …

Details emerge on 3 Crissy Field proposals

Three very different proposals were presented Monday for one of the most potentially memorable sites in San Francisco - 8 acres facing the marsh at Crissy Field, downhill from the Presidio's Main Post.<p>"Star Wars" creator George Lucas sees an ideal setting for a museum to showcase his collection of …

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San Francisco Bay Area freeway and bridge plans

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35 Books Everyone Should Read At Least Once In Their Lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a recent Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life ?<p>Here are the top 35 …

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