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Trying to bring quinoa to N.H.

Trying to bring quinoa to N.H.

Researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have discovered a native relative of quinoa with high disease resistance that may be an ideal breeding partner to re-domesticate the grain in Northern New England. A...

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Watch the Ig Nobel Prizes here on Thursday

The Ig Nobel Prizes are, as you probably know, one of the cultural highlights of Western Civilization. Held at Harvard University in the stately, majestic, awesome (choose your adjective) Sanders Theater, the ceremony mixes the goofy and the intellectual in a spoof of...

AirBNB is popular in the White Mountains

I am of two minds about AirBNB. Like many of these so-called “sharing economy” startups it is great for customers – travelers, in this case – but can have drawbacks for the communities and workers who make it possible. In tourist-heavy areas,...

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