From the comfort of their own home, the people of the Irish countryside have been making the perfect breakfast, brunch and dinner in an effort to make the most of their natural surroundings.Some have been trying to preserve the heritage of their culture by planting trees and preserving the land and environment for future generations.The
AUSTIN, Texas — The House of Representatives voted Thursday to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, a day after Republicans failed to repeal the law with a simple majority.The House voted 97-0 to approve the legislation, which is the first step in a series of legislative actions the House will take over the coming
Rustic wood and old-growth trees, such as beech and maple, can recover quickly, but a lot of old-world wood is also good at recovering quickly, according to the National Science Foundation.This includes beech, maple, birch and white oak, as well as oak, spruce and poplar.For example, the National Park Service says that birch will recover
The president’s latest trade war against China has been a boon for the United States, but for some Americans it’s been a drag.The president announced on Tuesday that he would withdraw the United State from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade pact he has long been opposed to.His decision is in stark contrast to former President
When you think of a vintage wooden doll, you probably think of dolls that were made to play with in the 1920s and 30s.And for good reason.While some were handmade in Germany, many were imported from Europe, and many were purchased in stores, often with a price tag.There are also vintage wooden dolls made in
Wood-fired ovens use a mixture of carbon dioxide and water to make the wood, which then undergoes a process of oxidation.In contrast, a gas such as water vapor creates a fire when it condenses in the air and heats it to around 1,000 degrees Celsius.The result is a beautiful, lustrous colour, but the flame doesn’t
What to consider before you buy furniture with exotic wood in mind.How to get the best deal on exotic wood.
Wood is a common ingredient in furniture, but the materials can also have a different purpose.Here are the most intriguing wood products, according to National Geographic.
A good wood is one that’s in excellent condition.That’s a good thing.A good, well-maintained wood can help you achieve the beauty you seek and the longevity that you want in your home.But it’s not always easy to find.So what’s the best wood to invest in to make your home a little bit more rustic?Wood experts
A family in the southern Philippines has used an old sewing machine to strip away old clothes, and a local woman has given it a go too.In the village of Yap-yap, in Lanao del Norte province, the mother and son said the family had been sewing clothes for over 40 years.“I started sewing, and my