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A Dog’s Life: A Brief History of the Turnspit Dog

A history lesson about the not-very-fun life of the turnspit dog, charged with trotting in... (more)

Charles McFarlane
June 13, 2014
13 Vintage Pictures of Sheep Shearing

Vintage pictures from the Golden Age of sheep shearing.

Charles McFarlane
May 23, 2014
12 Vintage Pictures of Cattle Branding

The practice of cattle branding has been around since ancient Egypt, but it was the... (more)

Charles McFarlane
May 2, 2014
Selling the Farm: 12 Vintage Pictures of Abandoned Farms

From the Library of Congress photo archives, a pictorial history of abandoned farms in the... (more)

Charles McFarlane
April 11, 2014
Buttered Up: 12 Vintage Pictures of Churning Butter

Butter is one of the oldest foods, dating back to 6500 BC. Legend says that... (more)

Charles McFarlane
March 21, 2014
The Money of Global Warming: Q&A with McKenzie Funk

As the world starts to feel the repercussions of climate change, individuals and companies are... (more)

Charles McFarlane
March 20, 2014
7 Presidents Who Farmed

The number of modern presidents who farmed might surprise you!

Charles McFarlane
February 17, 2014