Month: February 2018



This rare Swiss dairy breed is making a rebound thanks to the work of dedicated breeders.

Is Raw Honey Safe?

Is Raw Honey Safe?

The surprising truth about why honey is pasteurized and what it means for your health.

Kansas Historical Markers

Kansas Historical Markers

Over 120 historical markers dot the Kansas landscape, telling the story of our fascinating state. If you are looking for the Kansas historical markers, the Kansas Historical Society offers a […]



Long ears and a loud voice make this popular dairy breed distinctive—but it does not come from Africa.

How to Test Seed Germination Rates

How to Test Seed Germination Rates

Are those old seeds in the basement still viable? Find out with supplies you already have around the house.

Nebo Lights

Nebo LED Lights

We love Nebo lights. They’re bright, they come in all shapes and sizes, and they attach to just about anything. That last part is what makes Nebo flashlights so handy. […]

Nigerian Dwarf

Nigerian Dwarf

Goats of dwarfish proportions were once widespread across much of Africa, their historic home being a large swath stretching from the Atlantic coast inland as far as modern Sudan and […]

Freeport, Formerly the Smallest Incorporated City in Kansas

Freeport, Formerly the Smallest Incorporated City in Kansas

Kansas lost a state treasure with the unincorporation of tiny Freeport, population 5.

The Worst Jokes I Know (and I Know a Lot!)

The Worst Jokes I Know—$1.99 This Weekend Only

This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (February 9–11), we are offering a special price of $1.99 on the Kindle edition of The Worst Jokes I Know (and I Know a Lot!) […]

Johnny Kaw: A Tall Tale

Johnny Kaw: A Tall Tale

He was born on a night when a stormy wind blew; Five minutes old, already six feet two. Thus begins the story of Kansas’s own legendary hero and Paul Bunyan […]