Welcome to world’s most Haunted hang-outs!

STA Travel Blog - It’s close to midnight and something evil’s lurking in the dark… It’s our Halloween hang-out blog! Hopefully you aren’t spending Halloween in one of these... The post Welcome to world’s most Haunted hang-outs! appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The e-bike revolution advances with the Swytch conversion kit

Latest Items from TreeHugger - There are some significant advantages to an affordable kit like this. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

How to make the best pumpkin spice blend

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Learn how to elevate a basic DIY pumpkin pie spice blend with these simple tweaks. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Using fallacy cartoons in a quiz

Skeptical Science - Did you do any of the fallacy quizzes John Cook posted recently? If not, you can still access them via his tweet. Starting with quiz4, John used some of his cartoons in the quizzes asking which fallacies they represented. Here is the first example: Do you know which - if any - fallacy the cartoon depicts? John also shared some of these fallacy cartoons and questions on social media and they - just like his quizzes overall - proved to be very popular. … [Read more...]

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #39

Skeptical Science - A chronological listing of news articles linked to on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Sep 22 through Sat, Sep 28, 2019 Editor's Pick Are we finally at a tipping point on climate action? Climate change protesters are seen crossing the Victoria Bridge in Brisbane during the Global Strike 4 Climate rally in Brisbane, Australia on Sept. 20, 2019 It’s climate action week, and I’ve been asked this one question many times: Are we at … [Read more...]

Should eating on public transport be banned? (Survey)

Latest Items from TreeHugger - It is recommended in the UK to reduce obesity. I recommend it to reduce obnoxious smells and garbage. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Photos of the world’s 25 most endangered primates

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Meet the primate species that are among the most endangered on the planet, and the most in need of conservation measures. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming Digest #38

Skeptical Science - Story of the Week... Toon of the Week... Coming Soon on SkS... Climate Feedback Reviews... SkS Week in Review... Poster of the Week... Story of the Week... Global Climate in 2015-2019: Climate change accelerates Record greenhouse gas concentrations mean further warming The tell-tale signs and impacts of climate change – such as sea level rise, ice loss and extreme weather – increased during 2015-2019, which is set to be the warmest five-year period on record, … [Read more...]

Skeptical Science New Research for Week #38, 2019

Skeptical Science - 36 articles with 8 as open access Natural variability With search variables held constant, our collection of articles this week is relatively small compared to others. It's likely not a secular trend. Could it be the time of year? Given how journal editors must hound reviewers for comments on papers, the chronological smearing effect of procrastination means seasonality is an unlikely candidate for paltry search results. Publication schedules are as much aspirational as they … [Read more...]

12 Ways to Successfully Sow Seeds Indoors

Green Talk® - .  Are you frustrated sowing seeds indoors? Maybe your seeds didn’t germinate. Or perhaps your new seedlings died before or after you planted in the garden? Here 12 way to successfully sow seeds indoors. Let’s turn that upside down frown into a smile. Why Sow Seeds Indoors? Before we start, you may ask, why sow seeds indoors? I live in zone 6 (New Jersey) and don’t have a long spring or summer.  So in order to harvest my plants timely, I need get a jump start by sowing … [Read more...]

Grow Seeds Indoors : April Update. You Can Do This.

Green Talk® - Ever wonder what it is like to grow over 200 seedlings a year?  I am small potatoes compared to other herb/vegetable farmers.  So, I thought I would give you an inside glimpse of my seedlings growing inside. You can grow seeds indoors too! Watch the video below: Indoor Seed Update! 200+ Seedlings! Update on the seeds.. See how they are doing inside. It's not too late to sign up for the How to Grow Your Seeds Indoors. 200+ plants and growing more. Saving tons of $$$ and … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Bucket-List of Places to Visit in Bulgaria

STA Travel Blog - Tristan Davis is in his senior year at New York University where he studies Politics, Human Rights, and Middle Eastern/Islamic studies. Tristan spent 3 months... The post The Ultimate Bucket-List of Places to Visit in Bulgaria appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

How to Travel for Cheap in Europe

STA Travel Blog - Many people love to travel to Europe, but from the exchange rate to the cost of airfare making things affordable while away can be a... The post How to Travel for Cheap in Europe appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Warm autumn weather brings out troops of amorous tarantulas

Latest Items from TreeHugger - An extended mating season is bringing California's tarantulas out in droves; here's a reminder to go easy on the gentle giants. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

What’s the future of the gas station?

Latest Items from TreeHugger - A competition invites designers to come up with ideas, but really, it's old news, they have been disappearing for years. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

A brief guide to the impacts of climate change on food production

Skeptical Science - This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections by Daisy Simmons with input from from Dana Nuccitelli on the latest IPCC report Food may be a universal language – but in these record-breaking hot days, so too is climate change. With July clocking in as the hottest month on Earth in recorded history and extreme weather ramping up globally, farmers are facing the brunt of climate change in croplands and pastures around the world. Here in the U.S., for instance, climate … [Read more...]

CSLDF: Events at NOAA Highlight Strengths and Shortcomings of Agency Scientific Integrity Policies

Skeptical Science - This is a repost from the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund blog, by CSLDF Executive Director Lauren Kurtz President Trump’s recent tweets about Hurricane Dorian have resulted in another type of storm that highlights the need for stronger protections for scientific integrity—especially at federal agencies. The political storm began on September 1 when Trump incorrectly included Alabama in a tweet listing states that could potentially be hit by the hurricane. The … [Read more...]

Winter Seed Sowing Vegetables Pro and Cons

Green Talk® - What happens if you want to grow your seeds indoors but just don’t have the space?   Consider winter seed sowing.  I am a huge advocate of growing seeds indoors but realized that not everyone has the room or the budget to buy grow lights.  So, this year I took a crack at winter seed sowing, which is basically growing seeds in opaque jugs outside in the cold. It was an extreme leap of faith in Mother Nature that these seeds would germinate in the bitter cold.  I pretty much … [Read more...]

Eco-Friendly Multi-Use Yard Living. Eat and Enjoy.

Green Talk® - How can you create a yard that incorporates drought-tolerant plants, your veggie garden and a space for you and your guests, too? I think you can have your cake and eat it too. Creating eco-friendly landscape and interior designs has taught me that you can have a beautiful, functional space that both looks great, gets use, and fits your eco-friendly standards. In this case, you can create a yard that you want to sit outside in, grow a garden in, and looks great too. Let’s … [Read more...]

10 things that surprised me the most about Thailand

STA Travel Blog - Whether you decide to attend Thailand’s annual Monkey Buffet Festival, or explore abandoned airplanes in Bangkok’s Airplane Graveyard, this corner of the earth never fails... The post 10 things that surprised me the most about Thailand appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

7 Must-See Cultural Gems in Taipei

STA Travel Blog - With more than 15,000 temples across the country, you could spend a whole year visiting each one. But to make the most of your vacation... The post 7 Must-See Cultural Gems in Taipei appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Where to eat in New Orleans

STA Travel Blog - There’s no shortage of food to try in New Orleans! From seafood to fried chicken, the unique melting pot of people and their respective cuisines... The post Where to eat in New Orleans appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Episode 2: Top five Paris must-dos

STA Travel Blog - Bonjour, fellow travelers! Finding Alexx here. On my quest to visit 52 countries in 52 weeks based on the cheapest flight every Tuesday, my first... The post Episode 2: Top five Paris must-dos appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]