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New Mexicans might be accustomed to the state’s often- intense sun, but can the same be said for their wood floors and cabinets? The answer is no, say Kati and Glenn Buckland, owners of N-Hance, a wood refinishing company. more
1. MEASUREMENTS: How long is a cubit? 2. MEDICAL: What malady would you have if you suffered from “striae gravid arum”? 3. TELEVISION: What long-running soap opera is set in Genoa … more
For decades, water features consisted mostly of formal carved stone or poured concrete multi-tiered basins that overflowed from the top basins into larger ones below. While these look wonderful in a … more
On Dec. 31, 1968, the Soviet Union's TU-144 supersonic airliner makes its first flight. In 1973 at the Paris Air Show, the TU-144 broke up from stress at 1,500 feet when a French Mirage spy aircraft photographing the TU-144 from above forced its pilot to abruptly level off. more
Greet the new year with a showy, wintry dessert. It’s a take on traditional baked Alaska that you may have enjoyed at a fancy restaurant. more
The colder months are approaching, and it’s not uncommon to lose focus on diet and exercise. The same goes for your furry friends during the cooler seasons. To keep your pup healthy this winter, establish proper nutrition habits. more
1. Who holds the major-league record for most home runs by a rookie shortstop? 2. In a 2016 game, each member of the Cleveland Indians starting infield hit a home run. The last time the Indians … more
On Dec. 15, 2001, Italy's Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens after a team of experts spent 11 years and $27 million to fortify the tower without eliminating its famous lean. When completed in 1360, the tower was already leaning, having been built on marshy ground. more
The art of the roast is simple. Put a marshmallow on a stick and rotate slowly over coals just long enough to turn the white outside a toasty golden brown. But as all experienced marshmallow roasters know, one second too long and the caramelized crisp instantly turns charcoal black. Patience is the key, a good lesson for rookie roasters of any age. more
Nearly 50 percent of produce in the US is thrown away before it reaches your plate, according to USDA estimates. This waste not only affects the environment, it impacts shoppers’ wallets, as well. The average family of four discards $1,600 of food each year, according to a study published by the International Journal on Food System Dynamics. more
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