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How to grow mushrooms in your garden path

Plants don't like being trodden on. Mushrooms, however, do not seem to mind.

Photo: An enchanting view of a green and gold countryside

This photo was taken from the roadside in Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales.

Spark EV gets price cut, now as low as $14,995 after tax credits in certain states

If you lease it and take into account fuel savings compared to a gasoline-powered car, they almost pay you to drive it.

Compost tea calculator includes recipes and guides for brewing your own fertilizers

Straight outta Humboldt, this app is a great intro to the "art and craft" of brewing your own compost tea for boosting microbial activity in the soil and improving yields.

Everything wrong with “generally recognized as safe” food additives in one smart traffic analogy

There’s growing concern in the U.S. about the weird and unpronounceable additives that can be found in all kinds of food items, from cereal and bread to yogurt and salad dressing.

Bounce off trucks in your Babel Bike, "the world's safest bicycle"

Crispin Sinclair introduces a bike designed with a safety cell to protect cyclists. Will it catch on?

Off-grid classroom blends into the last of Long Island’s prairie

The new interpretive center has earned certification from the Sustainable Sites Initiative, and features a green roof planted with native prairie grasses.

Teen inventor creates a coffee mug to power your gadgets

The same inventor who brought us the body heat-powered flashlight is at it again.

When 'Stranger Danger' is actually the police and CPS

Outrage is inevitable when "protecting our nation's children" turns into state-sponsored kidnapping and perversely unnecessary trauma to families who don't follow the rules.

Where do you stand in the war against raccoon nation?

In the City of Toronto, the Mayor has declared war on the ubiquitous garbage eating mammal. Whose side are you on?

China coal imports down 42%

Year-on-year, Chinese coal imports are down dramatically.

What's in your wine?

In another case for consumer right-to-know, a new study demonstrates big differences between wines depending on the production method

Down but not out: Endangered hawksbill sea turtle is back in the fight

Hawksbill sea turtles: A conservation success story for an endangered species on the Solomon Islands.

Tylenol reduces pleasure along with pain, study finds

Researchers discover that acetaminophen diminishes positive emotions – but it blunts negative ones too.

Photo: An alligator lizard peeks out from the rosemary

The lizard’s scales blend right in with the rosemary bush it took a rest in.

Success! 2,000 cyclists participate in 5th annual Tour de State Island (video)

If you are around NYC, don't miss the next bike tours (in June, July, and September).

3 ways to clean with vinegar, spit and booze

In which we learn the chemistry behind these clever down-and-dirty cleaning hacks.

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