Firewood Comparison Chart
BTUs, or British Thermal Units, measure the heat of combustion. Even among the same species, different chunks of firewood are going to burn hotter than others, depending on how dry they are and the conditions under which they grew. These numbers are intended as a rough comparison. It’s good to know that moisture content is […]
13 Places Where Southerners Don't Want You To Vacation
Just gorgeous, y'all. But don't all go rushin' down there at once, or no one will ask y'all to come back now, y'hear? Then for a different tour of the South, tune in to Party Down South Thursdays at 10/9 C.
5 Under-the-Radar Kayaking Spots in North Carolina | Our State
Explore the road — or river — less traveled with these five lesser-known kayaking spots from the mountains to the coast.
20 Mystical Bridges That Will Take You To Another World
Bridge the gap between reality and fantasy by talking a stroll across any one of these mystical bridges.
DIY Chigger Bite Relief
Reader Contribution By Jacqueline Wilt, R.N., C.E.M.T. I hate chiggers. These miniscule mites turn impromptu summer hikes and fishing jaunts into adventures in dermatological disaster. The little pests just LOVE me. The other day I noticed the fish hitting the surface of our pond. Looked like an ideal time to toss a fishing line in […]
17-Year Cicadas Set to Emerge This Year in Virginia, West Virginia, & North Carolina
Many residents in Virginia, West Virginia and a handful of communities in North Carolina should prepare themselves for what may amount to hundreds of millions of cicadas this year. Scientists [...]