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Michele Vaccaro buries a fig tree in the yard of Mary Menniti in Sewickley, ...
On a grey, chilly December morning in Sewickley, Pa., Michele Vaccaro and his assistant are digging a trench in a garden."It looks like we're burying somebody over here — a body," Vaccaro says.Cast...
An illustration depicts Jesus Christ transforming water into wine during the...
Inside the Boston Wine School, Jonathon Alsop places empty glasses and plate of figs and cheese before a small group of students. Alsop, who founded the school in 2000, is doing a test run of a new...
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The Carrolls, who once raised cattle, decided three decades ago to raise Chr...
When you step into the bright red barn at Claybrooke Farm in Louisa, Va., it instantly feels like Christmas. A pot of hot cider bubbles on the stove. Friends, neighbors and extended family make...
A still from the Schmidt Ocean Institute of a new species of snailfish....
The Mariana Trench cuts a 1500-mile incision in the bottom of the Pacific Ocean near the island of Guam. That's where an international team of scientists has just spent over a month sending probes...
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