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  1. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Barrel o' Rain, Barrel o' Fun (for the Week of March 16, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-barrel-o-rain-barrel-o-fun-week-march-16-2008

    March 14, 2008 Q. Dear Twig: What's a rain barrel? What's it for? A. It's a barrel. ... For holding rain. That's all I know. OK, not true. I know more than that. I also know this: You ... and into the barrel. Result? Free water! (Good for your garden!) Lower water bills! (Leaving, in ...

  2. Chow Line: Choosing syrup can be sticky (for 3/14/10)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-choosing-syrup-can-be-sticky-31410-0

    For more information and ideas on using maple syrup in cooking, see the OSU Extension fact sheet ... evidence to suggest that it's better for you. Like other pancake-type syrups, pure maple syrup has ... pour over pancakes, it's always a good idea to take a look at the Nutrition Facts label to know ...

  3. Family Fundamentals: Organized financial records make life easier (for Jan. 2010)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-organized-financial-records-make-life-easier-jan-2010-1

    Tips" (online at http://ohioline.osu.edu-- click on "Home" and scroll down, or search for fact ... keeping, and for how long? Sounds like it's time to plug in your paper shredder. Few financial records ... keep and what to toss. Ohio State University Extension has a fact sheet, "Household Record-keeping ...

  4. Chow Line: New findings shed light on diverticulosis (2/10/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-new-findings-shed-light-diverticulosis-21012

    It’s unclear what causes diverticulosis. For decades, the scientific community thought that the problem ... Gastroenterology casts doubt on that theory. In fact, the researchers found that people who reported the lowest ... Before that, eating popcorn or nuts was considered risky for people with diverticulosis. But the Harvard ...

  5. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dead Tree Standing (for the Week of Sept. 30, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-dead-tree-standing-week-sept-30-2007

    our house. My dad says he won't cut it down. A.: Good for him! A dead tree actually does lots of ... (Wobbity, wobbity.) In all, more than 500 bird species and 300 mammal species use dead trees for food, ... to get more people to keep dead trees instead of cutting them down for firewood. Learn more at ...

  6. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Now That Would Be a Great Pumpkin (for the Week of Oct. 12, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-now-would-be-great-pumpkin-week-oct-12-2008-1

    the head by one. But: As far as I know, for better or worse, there are no flying pumpkins. Reason ... for me, boo! Birds have wings. So do bats and most insects. Seeds with wings are called samaras. But ... try the Ohio State University Extension fact sheets "Growing Squash and Pumpkins in the Home ...

  7. Chow Line: Vitamin B, heart health link is weak

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-vitamin-b-heart-health-link-weak-0

    note that the B vitamins in question-- B6, B12 and folate-- are still good for you. You need vitamin B6 ... factor for heart disease independent of other factors such as high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol ... Norwegian researchers, both followed thousands of people for years, giving some participants B vitamin ...

  8. Chow Line: Take care when choosing snack bar (for 9/25/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-take-care-when-choosing-snack-bar-92511

    was-- it was almost like eating a candy bar. What should I look for on the label when trying another ... board when it comes to sugar content and overall nutrition. Just as you wouldn't reach for any box ... Nutrition Facts label when it comes to either breakfast cereals or their rectangular block equivalents: ...

  9. Chow Line: Take steps to prevent diabetes (for 11/13/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-take-steps-prevent-diabetes-111311

    a family history of diabetes are risk factors for developing the disease-- the fact that you realize this ... In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that following the above recommendations ... for a 200-pound person. Keeping active is an important factor, too. Research indicates that being ...

  10. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Ranking Skunk Species (for the Week of April 1, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-ranking-skunk-species-week-april-1-2007

    has given us lots of great stinkin' skunk facts, says, "To me they all have the same odor. ... four of the four-part series, which follows, of course, part three of the series, which is, in fact ... Calif., for sharing what he knows and smells! About this column: "Smart Stuff with Twig ...

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