The famous cover of The Clash's landmark album "London Calling" was taken on September 21, 1979, according to the liner notes. Except that Dave Marin, a concertgoer who was there when the photo was taken, has a concert stub that says September 20th. And he's spent decades trying to get the world to notice that the album credits are a day off. Plus: today in 1940, a bomb explodes in London, and the locals decide to turn the crater it left behind into something special.
Today a hawk flew off with one of the rabbits that live in our yard. My four year old shouted at the sky “give us our bunny friends BACK!”
A project run by researchers at the University of Sheffield, is using foam taken from discarded mattresses to help Syrian refugees start hydroponic gardens in Jordan. Plus: why were there two Miss Sasquatch Queens in Saskatchewan back in 1969?
It's a bonus episode of Cool Weird Awesome that's only available to the people who make the show possible!
There's work out of the University of Arizona that says solar arrays can be even more efficient if you grow food underneath the panels. And no, the panels don't block the plants from growing by taking all the sun. Plus: Chandler, Arizona is hosting the Rockin' Taco Street Fest, which finally combines the goodness of tacos with lucha libre pro wrestling.
Strawberry picking season has begun at Hidden Farm!
Seedlings! (These are eggplant)
Celery 3/4/12 on Flickr. Growing season has begun at Hidden Farm. First up: celery, which we have not tried before.
The daisies we planted last fall are finally sprouting! - Sonya
The contractor is busy inside the house, and we’re trying to keep busy outside, getting ready for this year’s garden. Having Owen around means we probably won’t be able to [...]