Canning
As the “going green” trend continues to gain popularity, many people are finding passion in plants. It’s not a new idea; people have long grown food in their yards, and in…
Tires Can Wear Out Even If They Haven’t Gone Very Far
If you must buy used tires to outfit your vehicle, there are some important points to consider before you take the plunge. A tire begins to diminish the moment it…
Easily Lost? You Can Make Your Own Compass
  Here’s a great little outdoor challenge: assemble a compass with these instructions from noaa.gov. It’s a fun way to show kids how people navigated the “old-school” way, before GPS…
Do Hybrid Cars Really Make Us Greener?
Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) have been a common sight on American roads since 2001 when Toyota introduced the first-generation of its Prius to the United States market. Since then, HEVs,…
Gas Tanks: Why Aren’t All Fuel Doors on the Same Side?
Quick: On which side is your vehicle’s fuel door? Must you look at the little diamond-shaped arrow on the fuel gauge EVERY time you fill up to know which side holds the fuel…
End the Summer in Style with a Block Party
Soon enough, summer will be winding down, and the kids will be heading back to school. But before we all say goodbye to sunshine, swimsuits and sunblock, consider one last…
Canning Safety 101
While canning your home-grown produce is a great way to enjoy the bounty of your garden year round, it is important to know how to do so in a safe manner.…
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know the National Parks?
Our national parks are some of the most beautiful places in the country, and lucky for us, there are 59 of them just waiting to be explored and enjoyed —…
Film
Atlanta is quickly earning its place as the “Hollywood of the South,” FOX News reports. Dozens of film and TV projects were shot in Georgia in 2013, according to the…
Baby clothes
Dryers can use more energy than any other appliance in the home, and are responsible for 2 percent of our nation’s energy consumption, according to Home Energy Magazine. The simple act…