For shady spots where grass won’t grow, count on Japanese pachysandra (Pachysandra terminalis) to provide the green carpet you crave. This perennial evergreen thrives in deep or light shade. It adapts readily to island beds with shrubs, dry shade beneath trees or planting areas near buildings. What happens to pachysandraRead More →

Introduction. 20 years ago this month, in 1998, a startup named Valve released Half-Life, and it would change the face of gaming. The game, inspired by Doom, another FPS that turned the hobby on its head, would make Valve a power player in the industry. What made Half-Life so good?Read More →

A Boulevardier is a Manhattan made with Campari – a very bitter Italian liqueur – in place of some of the vermouth, and is a little less sweet, a little more rounded, but just as sharp, aromatic, and complex. What came first Negroni or Boulevardier? The Boulevardier is related toRead More →

slightly unwell; below par. 2. ( of a viscous or sticky substance) forming strands or filaments. 3. resembling a rope: ropey muscles. What does the word stringy means? 1a : containing, consisting of, or resembling fibrous matter or string stringy hair. b : lean and sinewy in build : wiry.Read More →

The Grinch is actually the same species as the Who’s. He is a different subspecies though, explaining his greenness. The ‘Grinch’ kind of Who are actually quite numerous, but live quite a distance away from Whoville. Is the Grinch real yes or no? The Grinch is a fictional character createdRead More →

The Boulevardier is related to the Negroni, but, uh, better. … “The Boulevardier was created in the late 1920s by Erskine Gwynne, an expatriate writer, socialite and Vanderbilt family relation who founded a Paris literary magazine called The Boulevardier,” says cocktail author Robert Simonson in a New York Times article.Read More →

Quest users can now use Virtual Desktop to access their entire catalog of SteamVR and Oculus Rift titles, from AAA releases like Half-Life: Alyx and Boneworks to fan favorites such as Blade & Sorcery and Phasmophobia. … Virtual Desktop is available now on Oculus Quest/Quest 2 for $19.99. Can youRead More →

But once Marlo has no further use for Prop Joe, he has him murdered by Chris right in front of him. What happened to Jimmy McNulty on the wire? Jimmy McNulty: Following his dismissal from the Baltimore Police Department shortly after the documentary ended, McNulty struggled to find work, andRead More →

Who invented the trench coat? In the early 19th century, almost 100 years before World War I, Charles Macintosh crafted coats from rubberised cotton for the British military. Named after their inventor, the trench coat used to be known as ‘macs’. The coats were revolutionary because they were waterproof. WhoRead More →