Elk Scran: A Pop-Up Feast In Paradise

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Food aficionado Iain Gair shares a rare insight into the preparation of Elk Scran, probably one of the most elusive dishes known to man. There is no definitive recipe and no pictorial evidence. If you can find it, it will be served in a tiny pop-up restaurant somewhere in the northern coniferous forest…

How to Use the Northern Lights for Navigation

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The aurora borealis, or Northern Lights, are a phenomena of high latitudes. Science informs us that the aurora are caused by solar wind interacting with the Earth’s magnetic field and atmosphere. Long before modern science formed theories about the northern … Continued