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General News Archive - August 13, 2009

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Home canning, fueled by movements to eat more fruits and vegetables, save money and eat locally, is gaining favor among younger people, a Seattle Web site says.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.