There is no historical evidence to confirm Plymouth Rock was the Pilgrims’ steppingstone to the New World. Actually the Pilgrims first made landfall on the tip of Cape Cod in November,1620 before sailing to safer harbors in Plymouth, Massachusetts the following month.
A spoonful of honey or two works better at relieving a sore throat than a placebo. Honey gives the throat a protective coating and it also has antibacterial properties.
Dig and store tender flowering bulbs and keep in a protected area. Complete planting spring flowering bulbs.
Fall tilling, except in erosion-prone areas, helps to improve soil structure and usually leads to faster soil-warming and drying in the spring, allowing crops to be started earlier.
November in the Northern Hemisphere is similar to May in the Southern Hemisphere.
The coldest day ever recorded was -144 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperature was recorded in Antarctica during a span of research between 2004 and 2016. Just a few breaths of air at that temperature would induce hemorrhaging in your lungs and kill you.
Basiphobia—fear of falling. Some may even refuse to walk or stand up.
According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of people alive today represents a whopping seven percent of the total number of humans who have ever lived.
Red bell peppers are packed with Vitamin C, which is necessary for the production of collagen—a structural protein that maintains the gum’s tight shape around teeth.
If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. When a human body is dehydrated, its thirst shuts off.
August SKI Tips
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