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Thomas Edison and the world’s brightest idea

Photo by Damaine Vonada It took thousands of experiments before 32-year-old Thomas Edison finally succeeded in creating the first practical incandescent lightbulb. His eureka moment came 140 years ago, on...

Hunting works

Photo by Chip Gross For decades, hunters have done a great job of telling others what they, as a group, have done for wildlife conservation in America. If it weren't for sport hunters gathering together...

Snuggle for survival

Photo by Gerald Carter Along with skeletons and zombies, the fanged and hog-nosed visage of a bat is one of the most popular images for conjuring up fright at Halloween — and the vampire bat is the most...

Halloween haunts

Audiences get an immersive experience with the cast during performances of The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre in Chillicothe. Halloween is an increasingly popular holiday, and...

Ohio River monsters

Chris Rolph of Williamsburg and the 96-pound current Ohio state-record blue catfish, caught from the Ohio River in 2009. (Photo by Tom Cross) Stories of huge catfish — channel cats, flatheads, and blues...

Feeling ‘Rustacious’

Rusty Baker plays along with the ambient music during a tour of his barn in Holmes County, which is filled with a collection of various instruments and adorned outside with generations of music legends...

A bit about buckeyes

Photo: Getty Images The nasally call of summer insects has begun to fade away, and the shiny wax coating of tree leaves is beginning to lose its luster. As summer turns toward fall, buckeye seeds come to...

Fall fly-in fun!

Dewey Davenport stands on the wing of his red 1930 New Standard D-25 biplane while he awaits a passenger for a ride. Scattered across the rural landscape of the Buckeye State are hundreds of small, grass...

Hocking Hills: Birth and rebirth

Hocking Hills State Park Jim Schaefer is a northeast Ohio native who's dedicated his life to "improving Ohio." Jim and his wife, Joan, have a particular passion for Hocking Hills State Park, where their...

Soybeans, beef, bees, and battling the weather

(from left) Jessica and Tyler Basham, Josh and Cristen Fiebiger, and Jayne and Isaac Barnes Some members of today's younger generations — millennials and Gen Zers, if you will — favor a trendier, urban...