Ramadan inspires a Moroccan-spiced lamb-chickpea soup

After sunset during Ramadan, the daily fast customarily ends by eating dates. Then the Iftar meal begins with some kind of soup, satisfying hunger and quenching thirst at the same…

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Should you worry about lichens, moss, algae on trees?

Now that deciduous trees are bare, trunks and branches have taken center stage, and you might be noticing nuances and irregularities that evaded your attention over the summer. For instance,…

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Norway archaeologists find ‘world’s oldest runestone’

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Archaeologists in Norway said Tuesday that have found a runestone which they claim is the world’s oldest, saying the inscriptions are up to 2,000 years old and…

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