It's possible the showy antlers of male deer, elk and moose have played a more subtle role in species evolution and survival than might first appear.
A New Financial Model for Lending
In conventional lending, underwriting decisions are an un-nuanced black and white, based on averages and algorithms that don't reflect a would-be borrower's character. Kiva Zip, a San Francisco non-profit, is pioneering a character-based approach to lending that allows for a more colorful underwriting canvas.
Foraging for Wild, American Persimmons
Diospyros virginiana, the wild American persimmon, is a native fruit that is ready to harvest in autumn and even early winter. Here's how to identify, gather and eat wild persimmons.
Transform Suburban Landscape to One of Sustainability
Typical suburban landscaping is a maintenance expense with no return to the owner and often diminishes the habitat for the living things around us. One alternative is to create a forest island that provides flowers for pollinators and food for people with little to no maintenance cost.