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They say the kitchen is the heart of the home. If you are in love with Mexican-style kitchens or even just the general idea of redecorating your kitchen, the book MEXICOCINA is a must-read for you!
Raccoons in the Burbs
One of the critters you may run across in the Southwest USA is the raccoon. It is not good to set out food and water for these nocturnal creatures because they can pose a threat to your pets. Learn how to make your house a less attractive target for them.
State Symbols of the Southwestern USA
Learn the state symbols of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. Find out about each state’s official bird, fish, and flower. Learn the state capitals and dates of statehood. What state is the only state in the union to have an official cookie?
The First Atomic Bomb
No event in the history of New Mexico is as significant as when the world's first atomic bomb was built at Los Alamos National Laboratory and tested at Trinity site on July 16, 1945. After this, the world changed as we knew it.
Breaking Bad Television Series
Breaking Bad is a widely acclaimed television series that ran for five seasons and generated a massive cult following. It is a crime drama set in Albuquerque, New Mexico and filmed there. This article discusses the show's depiction of the southwest. There are no plot-spoilers included.
Easy Coconut Margarita Recipe
Here is a quick and easy recipe for the coconut margarita. Remember to use the best anejo tequila that you can afford. Never use any tequila that doesn't say "100-percent Agave" on the label.
What is a Narcocorrido
Narcocorridos, literally drug ballads, are popular in the American southwest. These songs combine violent lyrics that glorify crime with the bouncy polka music typical of Mexico.
What is a Cage Doll
The cage doll has become hugely popular with those who like to decorate their house in Santa Fe style. She also appeals to aficionados of "shabby-chic" and bohemian surroundings.
Manhattan Episode 3 Review
In this new television series set in 1943 New Mexico, fictional main characters work on the Manhattan Project led by J. Robert Oppenheimer to build the world's first atomic bomb. The third episode is dark and melancholy. There are plot spoilers in this review.
What is a Solifugid
During the Iraq War, the humble solifugid became the notorious "camel spider" to the horrified soldiers who encountered it. In reality, it is a harmless arachnid that inhabits dry climates. Entomophobic readers can rest easy; there are no photos in this article.
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