How to use fermentation to make your garden bounty last longer
October 7, 2013, 3:01 p.m. by Stacie Boschma
Lactic acid fermentation is easy, and it will help preserve vegetables long while enhancing the nutrients in your meals.
5 things that probably aren't killing honeybees – and 1 thing that definitely is
May 8, 2013, 3:33 p.m. by Stacie Boschma
As scientists scramble to understand the causes of colony collapse disorder, we consider a few theories.
Tune up your immune system in the garden
April 16, 2013, 5:56 p.m. by Stacie Boschma
For hundreds of years, the human immune system has relied on a regular stream of biological tourists for health, but when things get too squeaky clean, there's a problem. An easy fix: Go dig in the dirt for a while.
Southern homebrewers fight for the right to make their own beer
March 30, 2013, 9:32 a.m. by Stacie Boschma
DIY brewers are legally considered identical to moonshiners in Alabama, and beer hobbyists there are pushing to have their legal status changed. Mississippi brewers just got a reprieve.
It's not just bees: Popular pesticides are killing birds, too
March 27, 2013, 5:53 p.m. by Stacie Boschma
Runoff from neonicotinoid pesticides get absorbed into soil and can coat the seeds that many birds eat.
Scientists may have unearthed 'permafrost tomb' of ancient Siberian prince
Man's subway knitting session pays off big
How downsizing and decluttering are fueling the self-storage boom
5 unusual ways to keep your house warm
The rusty-spotted cat is the world's smallest (and most adorable) big cat
What is sleep yoga?