Spatial repellents make patio dining better

Spatial repellents make patio dining better

Lovely summer evening can be great opportunities for dinner on the patio, but one party crasher always ruins the fun: the mosquito. Instead of slathering your body with repellent, try repelling mosquitos from the space around you. It's possible with spatial...

Back-to-school homework tips

Back-to-school homework tips

Nobody's perfect, and that includes kids when it's time for homework. Procrastination can lead to after-dinner battles and evening scrambles to get assigned work done before bedtime. But homework doesn't have provoke anxiety every day -- try a few of these tips to...

Easy DIY Halloween decorations

Easy DIY Halloween decorations

Creating a spooky atmosphere in your house at Halloween doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. Just a few easy-to-find supplies, a couple of hours and parental supervision (if kids are handling the project) and you'll have your house Halloween-ready before you can...

Disney Epcot Space 220

Disney Epcot Space 220

An out-of-this world dining experience has debuted at Disney's Epcot Florida. The Space 220 restaurant appears to transport you 220 miles above earth to a space station that also happens to be a restaurant. At the table, diners enjoy 3-D views of the earth from space.

Walmart stocks up on this odd item before a storm

Walmart stocks up on this odd item before a storm

Storm's coming. We must run to the grocery store and stock up like it is the end of the world. Water. Bread. Pop-Tarts. Pop-Tarts? Oh, yeah. Pop-Tarts are big during storms, particularly strawberry Pop-Tarts. Walmart discovered early on that when a storm threatens,...

Super spy tool: invisible ink

Super spy tool: invisible ink

Invisible ink has been around for centuries and even featured prominently in America's biggest battles -- George Washington's army used it to send secret messages during the Revolutionary War. In fact, it is still used, and not just by super spies. Businesses use...

American bison by the numbers

American bison by the numbers

(National Bison Association and U.S. Dept of Interior) * Estimated size of the North American herd: 385,000. * Estimated size prior to 1600: 30 million to 60 million * Estimated number in mid-1880s: 700 to 1,000. * Bison on tribal land today: 20,000 * 2025 Bison herd...

A fair sampling of the best state fair fare

A fair sampling of the best state fair fare

August is state fair time and while we might care who has the best lamb, and we might want to hit the free concert, we will definitely buy fair food -- an outrageous culinary category unto itself. And it's really not always on a stick and not always fried. Case in...

Bunny Care 101: Plan Before You Get A Bunny For Easter

'Tis the season: bunny fever will soon be upon us. And, Easter traditions notwithstanding, bunnies ARE pretty cute. Plus they seem like a low-maintenance pet É a little lettuce and a few carrots, and they're good to go, happily twitching their adorable little noses in...