There will be historical demonstrations including Open Hearth Cooking, Rope Making, Kettle Corn Popping; livestock encounters of horse-drawn wagon rides through the pasture with a visiting team of majestic Percherons (1-3 p.m.); New Pond Farm's own Romney Sheep get their fall shearing and dairy herd, in addition to great harvest crafts and the toe-tapping tunes of Redding's own Ball & Chain! The Special Afternoon Event will be Master Falconer Brian Bradley from Skyhunters in Flight at 3 p.m. Don't miss the breathtaking sight as Brian's beautiful and beloved falcons, hawks, and owls demonstrate their hunting skills as they soar and dive over the pastures. Great for all ages and included with admission. $5 per person (3 years old and up) or $20 per family * There will be small additional fees for crafts and food website for more information. Please, no dogs!Subscribe … [Read more...] about New Pond Farm’s Annual Harvest Festival & Nature Day!
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BLOG | SCORECARD Mayank Agarwal after his marathon knock : "In terms of mindset, the fear of failure and letting go of it helped me change a lot. After that I got hungry for runs. There have been times where I haven't gotten runs. Everytime I get set, I try to make it a point to convert into a big score. Definitely enjoyed it (about his journey with the Indian team so far). Playing my first game at Melbourne was something special and having contributed to the team's win and India winning the series down under for the first time was a top feeling. That's the feeling that wants me and everybody else go out there and win tournaments for the team. It is about playing one ball at a time and keep batting as long as possible. He's (Ajinkya Rahane) a senior pro, he's played a lot of Test cricket and kept guiding me throughout. The plan was to get a small partnership and take our time. Be cautious, then it was about building it more and more. I back myself and was watching the ball well and … [Read more...] about India vs Bangladesh Highlights, 1st Test, Day 2: India 493/6 at stumps, lead by 343 runs
Home-sharing services exploded across the globe over the past decade, as millions of people decided sleeping in a stranger's bed was a worthwhile price to pay for living like a local in a given city. Airbnb is now the world's largest online marketplace for lodgings, with listings growing more than 100% each year, one study found -- hurting the hotel market in the process. Longstanding online vacation rental company Vrbo also has a large footprint in the US and abroad, while offering more traditional benefits like trip insurance. So the question is: What is the difference between Airbnb and Vrbo, and which home-sharing service is the better choice for your vacation? Airbnb: Best for flexibilityAirbnb has more than 7 million listings, and is accessible in 62 languages and 191 countries and regions. More than half a billion guests have booked through Airbnb since it was founded in 2008, according to the site. More recently, the company has expanded from only offering … [Read more...] about Airbnb vs. Vrbo: Which is the best vacation rental site?
In less than a year, Americans will head to the polls in the 2020 presidential election. Last time around, the FBI says, Russian trolls, in coordination with the Russian government, engaged in a sophisticated attempt to influence the American electorate to vote for Donald Trump. Interested in 2020 Elections? Add 2020 Elections as an interest to stay up to date on the latest 2020 Elections news, video, and analysis from ABC News. 2020 Elections Add Interest While the effectiveness of the campaign is unknown, three years later, there's no indication that Russia has relented. Former FBI director and special counsel Robert Mueller, during a hearing before Congress last July, testified to the stark reality: “They’re doing it as we sit here,” he said. “And they expect to do it during the next campaign.” And other countries were following suit, he added. While the inaction of the U.S. government in 2016 has drawn considerable scrutiny, part of what … [Read more...] about Are Google, Twitter and Facebook doing enough to protect the 2020 election in the age of ‘information disorder’?
Eating white rice regularly may raise your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.The results showed that people who ate three to four servings of white rice a day were more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than people who ate one to two servings a week.And the more white rice eaten, the higher the risk of Type 2 diabetes; the authors estimated that the diabetes risk rises by 11 percent with each increased daily serving of white rice.The study suggested an association, not a cause-and-effect link. Neither doctors nor patients should take "large-scale action" based on the findings; more work is needed to substantiate the idea that white rice increases the chances of getting Type 2 diabetes, according to Bruce Neal, a professor of medicine at the University of Sydney in Australia, who was not involved in the research but who wrote an editorial accompanying the study in the journal.Still, "diet-related ill health is now widely believed to be the leading cause of chronic … [Read more...] about White Rice Linked to Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says