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Butterflies to come to your Garden Ditch the pesticides. This doesn’t mean you can’t do pest control in your garden, but certain pesticides, particularly malathion, Sevin, and diazinon, will kill butterflies. If you’re active with a neighborhood council...

"Two Martinis, bitte." "Dry?" "Nein, I said TWO!" Wie heißt ein Mann aus Spanien ohne Auto? Carlos! "Dinobaby: “Mama, komme ich in den Himmel, oder in die Hölle wenn ich tot bin?” Dinomutter: “Nein mein Schatz ins Museum.” — Deutscher Dienstag (via germanlanguagerocks)...

The trends for Smart phones are depressing. Prices for new Apple phones are now ludicrously inflated, and even their rival Samsung's latest models are increasingly wallet burning purchases. Worse still, even the models that are one or two years old are...

St. Ninian is a shadowy figure in history. He is acknowledged as Scotland’s first saint with the date 397AD celebrated as the beginning of his mission to his people. There is very little that we know about him. No written references to St Ninian from...

The French have noted that England will strengthen ties with US Perhaps England will become a vassal state or even join their union England once had a huge family of nations in the Commonwealth too, that look to the Queen as head of state but sadly this...

A study of violinists found that merely good players practised as much as, if not more than, better players, leaving other factors such as quality of tuition, learning skills and perhaps natural talent to account for the difference. practice does not,...

It is best to drink water often and in small amounts, Too much liquid at meals can cause some people to have acid reflux, which can cause pain and bloating. About 250ml of water should be enough with a meal, However drinking 500ml about 30 minutes before...

The winner of the funny Jokes in Edinburgh this year I keep randomly shouting out “Broccoli” and “Cauliflower”. I think I might have Florets. – Olaf Falafel the rest of the best 2. Someone stole my antidepressants. Whoever they are, I hope they’re happy....

land that was once open to all locals was progressively swallowed up by the powerful aristocracy. A succession of royal land raids, peaking with Henry VIII, followed by a prolonged campaign of enclosures, meant that the roughly 50% of land that was held...

In the 17th and 18th centuries, a number of British farmers such as Jethro Tull of Berkshire and Norfolk’s Charles Townshend, began experimenting with newfangled equipment and techniques such as seed drills, fertiliser use and crop rotations. These were...

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