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VIREOS MAY BE INCONSPICUOUS, BUT THEY’RE EVERYWHERE THIS SEASON. LOOK UP AND LISTEN.
Admire these priceless moments captured by readers.
West Coast Coppers
Plant flowers and use multiple feeders to attract Allen’s hummingbirds.
Plentiful Plants Await
Three must-see stops within Montreal’s botanical garden.
Grow for Impact
Try these plants for intrigue that extends beyond a flower’s petals.
The surprising reason butterflies flutter so quickly to a bit of standing water.
Make Snails Slink Away
Seven nontoxic ways to keep slugs and snails from running roughshod over your garden.
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THE SHRUBS IN GRANDMA’S BACKYARD MAY BE HUGE, BUT THEY’RE CLASSICS FOR A REASON. CHECK OUT WHAT THE NEXT GENERATION OF TRADITIONAL SHRUBS HAS TO OFFER.
Readers capture stunning PHOTOGRAPHS of common visitors—plus a few rarities.
Bonding Through Birds
Kindness spreads through this Kentucky nursing facility, but it starts with feathered friends at a window.
We Are All Indigenous Global Citizens
WAKANYI HOFFMAN is a Global Education Specialist and founder of the African Folktales Project. Here, she speaks with SARA BUBBER about the value of storytelling and passing down wisdom through generations, her Kikuyu culture, and how all of us are indigenous people contributing to the world.
South Africa Faces an Energy Dilemma
POWER FAILURES have become routine in South Africa. At the same time, the country wants to wean itself off the coal that generates more than 80% of its electricity and makes it the world’s 12th-biggest source of greenhouse gases.
The story of Africans on this continent is longer and more varied than the version I was taught in school.
What Was the Office?
It Was Stressful, Filthy, High Stakes—and Where the Action Was
National Cycle VStream Sport Windscreen for Honda Africa Twin
There are many ways to improve motorcycle rider comfort, covering everything from bar risers to footpegs. Having done almost all of them, I decided to switch out my stock windscreen to see if it made a difference, especially on long trips.
Africa Tries Free Trade
Economic nationalism has plagued Africa since decolonization. In 2021, that is set to change.
The Maya are groups of people who live in parts of Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala. Their ancestors created a great society. At its peak, from 600-900 C.E., the Maya civilization was more advanced than its neighbors in the Americas.
Southern Continents Reveal Uncommon Giants
A Massive Mineral Marked by Christmas- Like Color and Appeal
Pittsburgh's August Wilson African American Cultural Center
LOCATED IN THE HEART of downtown Pittsburgh, on Liberty Avenue close to Union Station and the David Lawrence Convention Center, the sleek and elegant but unpretentious August Wilson African American Cultural Center (awaacc) cannot fail to capture the eye and the imagination of anybody who is visiting Pittsburgh or, for that matter, of anybody who lives in the city.