BOSTON - Pamela Paquin's source for fashion is either "tres chic" or will make you shriek.
She creates neck muffs, leg warmers, hats, purses and more from roadkill, or "accidental fur," as she prefers to call it.
In 2005, "Forbes" editors, readers and a panel of experts made a list of the 20 most-important tools of all time, based upon the impact of the tool on civilization. One of my favorites, the fish hook, made the list.
JUNEAU (AP) - On a Friday night about a dozen years ago, Tom Mattice, then the owner of a snow cat skiing business, told a group of skiers: "It's really a tragedy that someone will probably die in Washington State tomorrow.
There are hundreds of chili pepper varieties from which to choose for the home garden, so it pays to know which deliver the most flavor and which pack the most heat. Others are popular simply for their looks.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - The first time I ever went cross-country skiing, I wondered if I would ever get the hang of it. Then 15 minutes later, I found my groove - that kick and glide motion that scoots you along.
Herbs are among the most useful plants in nature. They deliver flowers, flavors, fragrances and cures. They're also good for repelling deer, attracting pollinators, clearing the air, freshening your breath and concocting beauty treatments.
We humans have changed a bit since the 17th century, when for entertainment we suspended cats in a sling over a fire and shrieked with glee as the yowling animals were singed, roasted and turned to carbon.