Folk art weather vane
Weather vanes, which were familiar fixtures atop most barns in the olden times, no longer adorn barn roofs. Some have been destroyed by the elements while some have been taken by collectors. A step-by-step guide for making a vane patterned after a wooden original made around 1755 is presented.
Publication Name: Early American Homes
Subject: Home furnishings industry
Hoofbeats in the mountains
Touring the mountains on horseback during the fall season can be a wonderful experience as riders can experience fall color firsthand. Horseback riding can also elate riders as the mood generated in such tours is contemplative and serene.
Publication Name: Southern Living
Subject: Home and garden
A scientist explains how a desire to help his neighbour's disabled son gave him an idea for developing a robot. He describes his work at the Rehabilitation Robotics Research Centre at Staffordshire University, England.
Publication Name: Times Higher Education Supplement