Festival of Trees brings in thousands
ZANESVILLE – This year, the Festival of Trees brought in $3,000 more than last year. The Festival of Trees, an annual fundraiser for the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, took place Friday and more than 200 items were auctioned off....
December 6, 2014
Festival of Trees auction slated for Friday
More than 200 decorated trees, wreaths, stockings and other entries and their incentives will be auctioned off from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the Muskingum County Welcome Center. Bids may be placed in person or by calling 740-450-1990. The auction ...
December 3, 2014
How To Harvest Uranium from the Ocean
The braids are chained to the ocean floor and allowed to float passively in the water, like an artificial kelp forest. After about 60 days, the boat returns and pulls in the adsorbent materials—now sporting a healthy yellow tint from the uranium. The ...
September 18, 2012
Jupiter and Ganymede in exquisite detail
If you go outside shortly after sunset and face east, you'll see a brilliant white "star" madly shining down on you. That's no star: it's Jupiter, king of the planets, the brightest object in the sky right now after the Sun and the Moon. Now is the ...
October 7, 2011
A Bee Mob Kills Giant Hornets With a Hot & Stuffy "Bee Ball"
Bee biologist Stan Schneider notes two different possibilities for the high CO2 concentrations: The spike in CO2 might be just a metabolic byproduct of the frenetic activity of balling bees. But … bees might regulate this “panting,” perhaps in ...
July 6, 2009
Bumpy Trot ~Steambot Chronicles~ ______ Side Quests & Extras
At 8 o'clock. In Pasedena. He's simalcrum's favourite, since he refuels trots crossing the desert. - Cuckoo Forest West, this sage is at the bottom of the water fall on the left side of the map. It's one way down and the only thing is free fuel (not ...
Cuckoo For Time! The Color-House By Pedro Mealha
Art has a unique way of grabbing and keeping our attention here at stupidDOPE ... Color-House By Pedro Mealha, a unique modern cuckoo clock that was inspired by the original Black Forest clocks. This unique design comes rocking a light sensor so no little ...
June 3, 2015
Marcia Davis: In East Tennessee, secretive, sly cuckoos make kooky calls
You seldom actually see a secretive cuckoo unless its kooky vocalizations reveal its presence. Cuckoos are usually concealed in the leafy foliage of trees ... lizards, bird eggs and small fruits. Cuckoo clocks, first made in the Black Forest in Europe ...
May 23, 2015
Inviting Black Forest is anything but bleak
ENZKLOSTERLE, Germany — The Black Forest gets its name from a canopy of trees so dense that the woods seem dark ... Triberg also boasts three claims to fame: cuckoo clocks, Black Forest cake and Germany’s highest waterfalls. The waterfall trails ...
May 10, 2015
Beyond the Black Forest
Geographically, however, the Black Forest is part of south-west Germany, named thus for the impenetrable canopy of fir and pine trees that barely ... Forest reveals customs beyond the clichés of its famed gateau, ham, cuckoo clocks and Bollenhut, the ...
April 18, 2015
Taipei's Daan Forest Park gets 40 cuckoo clock birdhouses
Taipei's Public Work Department has built 40 cuckoo clock-shaped birdhouses in the city's Daan Forest Park with the aim of ... are hopeful that they will be used by the black-browed barbets and other bird species that live in the park.
April 15, 2015
Photo tour: The most beautiful places in Indiana
Cataract Falls in Owen County includes the largest waterfall by volume in the state of Indiana. The Upper Falls (pictured) drop 20 feet, while the Lower Falls further downstream plummet 18 feet. (Photo: Kenneth Keifer, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Indiana is ...
January 23, 2015
Germany's Black Forest baker shares recipe for famed cake
“It’s because the conifer trees ... The Black Forest also has inspired fine craftsmen who create the cuckoo clocks. It is not clear who built the first cuckoo clock in the Black Forest or why but the handcrafted clocks with the teeny cuckoo bird ...
January 18, 2015