2020, the year of the pandemic, and pandemic hobbies

Dec 30, 2020
To fill unexpected free time or to cope with stress, people have picked up hobbies: sculpting action figures and DJing socially distanced parties are just a few.
After getting furloughed from his job, Miles McAlpin has been creating custom action figures.
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Amid urbanization and expense, hunting declines as a hobby

Aug 1, 2017
Fewer Americans are hunting as a hobby, but those that are still hunting, are spending more money doing it.
Leith Konyndyk kneels with his son's first turkey, which they took home to clean and turn into barbecue.
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Want to get crafty? Help is only a click away

Feb 17, 2015
A website offering crafting tutorials is attracting students and venture capital.

How to pick a fine wine

May 4, 2012
Tess Vigeland pays a visit to the Fine Wine House in Los Angeles to learn how to pick a delicious wine that's also easy on the pocketbook.
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