Intro to Happiness Exercises

Feeling blue? Try these simple happiness exercises including bouncing on an exercise ball and smiling while holding a pen or pencil in your mouth.

Oven Fried Home-Grown Potatoes

A single, volunteer potato produces 10 pounds of potatoes in a hot bed. A recipe for addictive, oven-fried potatoes.

Red Light for a Healthy Night's Sleep

After years of impatient waiting, Ellen Sandbeck finally finds red LED night lights, which save energy while preserving melatonin production.

Lively Potato Salad

A very lively potato salad recipe that is always a hit at potlucks.

Vinegar: A Controversial Subject?

Learn about advertising-induced fear of an innocuous, food-grade substance, vinegar. Plus, get interesting information about vinegar being used for bioremediation of extremely dangerous chemicals.

A Resurrected Crabapple Tree

A sapling Centennial crabapple tree survives a series of mishaps and teaches new orchardists a thing or two.

Donate Blood — The Life You Save May Be Your Own

Adult males and post-menopausal women are quite likely to suffer from health problems caused by excessively high levels of iron in the blood. Donating blood is the safest and most useful way to deal with this potential problem.