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20

Dec

Boeing tests Wi-Fi on planes with … sacks of potatoes?If you’ve ever felt like a sack of potatoes, there may be a good reason why. Potatoes have a very similar dielectric constant to humans – we reflect and absorb electronic signals in a corresponding manner.

Boeing tests Wi-Fi on planes with … sacks of potatoes?
If you’ve ever felt like a sack of potatoes, there may be a good reason why. Potatoes have a very similar dielectric constant to humans – we reflect and absorb electronic signals in a corresponding manner.

19

Feb

Recipe: Double-Baked Potatoes with Blue Cheese and Chives

10

Feb

Lavender and Rosemary PotatoesThe tiny buds and sprigs turn a ho-hum vegetable into an aromatic masterpiece.

Lavender and Rosemary Potatoes
The tiny buds and sprigs turn a ho-hum vegetable into an aromatic masterpiece.

05

Jan

Double-Baked Potatoes with Blue Cheese and ChivesRich and savory double-baked potatoes can solve almost every family dispute except what to do about climate change.

Double-Baked Potatoes with Blue Cheese and Chives
Rich and savory double-baked potatoes can solve almost every family dispute except what to do about climate change.

15

Aug

Bee Curious: How to Grow Potatoes

beecurious:

One of my new favorite edibles to grow is potatoes. Although I’m not much of a potato eater, the rest of my family loves them, so I’m able to put them to good use in the kitchen. Growing potatoes has been a fun learning experience. My first year (3 years ago) I thought the entire crop was a…