Seattle’s vision of an urban food oasis is going forward. A seven-acre plot of land in the city’s Beacon Hill neighborhood will be planted with hundreds of different kinds of edibles: walnut and chestnut trees; blueberry and raspberry bushes; fruit trees, including apples and pears; exotics like pineapple, yuzu citrus, guava, persimmons, honeyberries, and lingonberries; herbs; and more. All will be available for public plucking to anyone who wanders into the city’s first food forest.
Well, Snoopy wasn’t always a bucket of sunshine for good ole’ Charlie Brown, but grief counseling may be an instinct for most dogs, suggests a study looking at one long-held belief about man’s best friend.
Wellesley High School English teacher David McCullough, Jr., now made famous by his uncensored, brilliantly-stated, totally politically incorrect graduation speech entitled, “You are not special!”
Incredible Lego creations from Tom Poulsom.
“The new wave of interest is led by technology,” says Wiseman, whose app claims to allow users to choose their dream before bed, and plays sound cues once they have entered the right phase of sleep.
A proposal from the Obama administration to prevent children from doing farm chores has drawn plenty of criticism from rural-district members of Congress. But now it’s attracting barbs from farm kids themselves.
A team of researchers have cracked the code, revealing that half of Germany’s cities are 1,000 years older than previously thought.
Ron Paul is not running for president in next year’s election. He did not take part in the Iowa straw poll and he most certainly did not come very close to winning it, narrowly being beaten into second place.
The crew said their 40ft (12m) Viking-style wooden sailing boat, the Dragens Vinge, was swamped by a giant wave.
That seemingly white beverage may look innocent, but the hidden ingredients packed into the liquid that is a popular staple in the American diet are anything but.
Children should no longer be given a widely-used flu vaccine over concerns it is linked to a rare sleep disorder, the European drug regulator has recommended.
A Gothic amulet with a swastika dedicated to Odin, supreme god of the Germanic tribes, has been discovered by archaeologists at Bulgaria’s ancient holy site of Perperikon near Kurdjali.