The enemy is in front of us, the enemy is behind us, the enemy is to the right and to the left of us. They can’t get away this time. —General Douglas MacArthur
Charcoal is a wonderful way to make lifelike sketches of the world around you. Particularly if you enjoy drawing animals, this medium can deliver a boldness and realism like no other.
When the United States Army Corps of Engineers began construction on El Dorado Lake in 1973, there were already two lakes on the proposed site—Bluestem Lake and the original El Dorado Lake. However, for improved flood control on the Walnut River, the two lakes were combined. The Bluestem Lake dam was breached and the watersContinue reading “El Dorado State Park”
The answer to the question of whether fermentation is worthwhile depends on scale.
John Stetson was born in 1830 to a father with a thriving business called the No Name Hat Company. From a young age Stetson learned the hatter’s trade, but his health was never the best in the cold, wet East. By about 1860, his doctor had informed him that he was headed for an earlyContinue reading “The Story of the Stetson Hat”
Do well whatever is attempted and best results will always follow…. —E. S. Teagarden
How about a lesson from one of the most talented mandolin players in bluegrass today? With Essential Techniques for Mandolin, you will have the opportunity to sit down and receive technical tips from Chris Thile. In this DVD, Thile discusses both the left and right hands and how they should handle the mandolin. You willContinue reading “Essential Techniques for Mandolin”
Eisenhower State Park was made possible by yet another flood control project carried out by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This time, the offending river was the Marais des Cygnes, once infamous for destructive floods. Construction was authorized in 1954, but the project was not started until 1967. The lake was completely filled andContinue reading “Eisenhower State Park”
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Glyphosate-resistant crops are prime examples of genetic engineering. These crops have been genetically modified to withstand the effects of herbicides that use glyphosate as the active ingredient, most notably the product Roundup. How Glyphosate-Resistant Crops Resist Herbicides Like all other living things, plants need fatty acids to survive. Unlike animals, however, plants do notContinue reading “How Glyphosate-Resistant Crops Work”