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8 Frozen Cocktail Recipes Around the World, Because You've Had A Hot Day

All you really need to cope with the incessant heat of late summer is a good booze collection, ice and a blender. It's the blessed trinity of refreshment.<p>Here are our favorite selections from around the world -- from Peru's delicious pisco sour to France's sidecar (turned into a milkshake, …

Ice Cream

18 of the Most Charming Small Towns Across America

Small town America is alive and well.<p>Our friends at CountryLiving.com asked their Facebook fans to share their favorite small towns in America. Here are some of the nominations, all with populations of under 13,000.

DIY: Everything You Need to Know to Build a Simple Backyard Aquaponics System

Aquaponics = aquaculture (the raising of edible fish) + hydroponics (growing vegetables and herbs without soil). You may have seen examples of this …

Aquaponics

Food For Thought: How A $300 Hobby Saves Me $24K A Year

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p><i>In our Money Mic series, we hand over the podium to people with controversial views about money. These are their views, not ours, but we welcome your responses.</i><p><i>Today, one man shares how he went from being an organic grocery store shopper to a gardener who</i> …

Gardening

Seven Perfect Days in Belize

I have been traveling to <b>Belize</b> every year for more than a decade and am already planning my next trip.<p>Why? As the only English-speaking country in Central America, as well as one of its smallest (it’s about the size of New Jersey), Belize is surprisingly easy to navigate. Local residents are …

Once-In-a-Lifetime Backpacking Trips

Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail<p>Leading hikers from the Continental Divide to the Pacific Ocean, this 1,200-mile stretch contains the best …

Hiking
Salmon

Make Your Own Beef Jerky! How to Make Beef Jerky in the Oven

After Thousands of Years, Earth's Frozen Life Forms Are Waking Up

What's happening in Siberia's thawing permafrost and Greenland's melting glaciers sounds borderline supernatural. Ancient viruses, bacteria, plants, …

Earth Science

Earth's Past Climate Reveals Future Global Warming

That carbon belching from our factories causes global warming is well-known, but beyond that, the science becomes controversy. The details of how …

Climate Change

Six-Figure Farming with The Market Gardener, Jean Martin Fortier - Organic Gardening

I recently attended The Six Figure Farming Tour Conference with Jean Martin Fortier, author of <i>The Market Gardener- A Successful Growers Handbook for</i> …

Farming

5 Things you must do now to get your garden ready for winter

1. Plant cover crops<p><i>Photo by Linda via Flickr</i><p>If you are not planning to grow winter hardy vegetables, consider planting a cover crop. Cover crops …

Gardening

The Very Best Vegetables To Grow In An Unheated Greenhouse

Image source: Grit.com<p>Eating fresh produce all winter is a gardener’s dream. There is a sense of pride and satisfaction from eating vegetables you …

A Festive and Unique Twist on a Classic Dessert

Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, the duo behind two wildly popular New York City bakeries, put their distinctive spin — part all-American retro, part punk-rock renegade — on seasonal and holiday desserts. Take a look at this delicious recipe from their new cookbook, Baked Occasions.<p><i>Serves 16 to …

40-Day Strength Program

In order to make continuous progress and stay healthy, you need to think of your workouts as daily "performances" in the weight room instead of going all out and depleting your test tube.<p>Renowned Russian strength coach Pavel Tsatsouline uses this exact philosophy with his 40-day workout program. It …

Chilled Zucchini Summer Soup, Vitamix Edition

Earlier this year, in the dead of winter, I spotted a great-looking recipe online for chilled zucchini soup–but I decided to save it for a warmer …

DIY: Raspberry Sparkler for the Fourth of July

When I was growing up, the Fourth of July was one of my favorite holidays. That was no doubt because it falls close to my birthday, and our family …

The Best Summer Apps for Cookouts, Dinner Parties, and Just Because

20 summer appetizers to get your party started, from mini shrimp rolls to guacamole with a twist.<p><b>Nothing kicks off a cookout like some small bites</b> (and, okay, cocktails). Get the party started with these light and summery apps.

Cooking

Cool New Summer Cocktails

Spicy Paloma<p>Courtesy of The Roof at Viceroy New York<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>2 oz Casamigos Blanco Tequila<p>¾ oz Thai Chile Aperol<p>1 oz grapefruit juice<p>½ oz lime …

Vegan Kale and White Bean Korma + Coconut Milk Rice Pudding

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Spring may be right around the corner, but hold your horses! Make two rich and creamy winter comfort foods that also happen to be</i> …

Miami Pitcher Throws Perfect Game On Night Brother Does Play-By-Play

Miami senior Javi Salas threw a perfect game for the Hurricanes last night against the Villanova Wildcats. Even if the final score wasn't that …

College Sports

Watch 7 Minutes of Hilarious February News Bloopers

This month's supercut features streakers, random obscenities and a bemused Samuel L. Jackson<p>The crew at NewsBeFunny know the truth: There's …

Hydrogen Car: Pros, Cons, Costs

Epoch Times is taking a look at each of the major options for green driving. Hydrogen cars are not currently sold commercially, but some will be …

Food

Cream Biscuits - Easy Light & Flaky Cream Biscuits

Spice Up Your Soiree with these Fall Cider Recipes

Cheers to all the delectable delights of Autumn — kettle corn, pumpkin pie, and apple cider, to name but a few! <b>When seasonal temperatures start to drop, nothing chases off the chills better than a toasty beverage.</b><p>Next time you pass a roadside farm stand, why not pick up a gallon of locally made …