Michael Crossroad

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Roy's Calais Flint Corn and its Varieties - Organic Gardening

We were looking for any corn that would grow at altitude in the cold, dry Rockies. Roy's Calais is a Northeast flint. We took a chance on one of its …

All About Apples - Organic Gardening

<i>Learn about the development of different apple varieties and the role of apples in American history.</i><p>January 2018<br>Text and Illustration by Roger</i> …

Exciting Pepper Varieties and Where to Find Seeds – Organic Gardening

It’s that exciting seed catalog time of the year, and all us gardeners are overcome with S.A.D. No, not depression — we all have Seed Acquisition …

6 Ways To Grow A Garden If You Don't Have A Yard

Try these options for growing your own food if you live in the city, an apartment, or a small space.<p>City living has its eco-benefits: easy travel by …

The secret to creativity – according to science

Whether you get mesmerised by Vincent van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night or Albert Einstein’s theories about spacetime, you’ll probably agree that …

Creativity

The 10 Most Popular Courses on Coursera in 2017 (and 2,000 Courses You Can Take for Free in January, 2018)

Back in 2012, Coursera started offering MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses) to the world at large. And they've since amassed some 28 million …

In 6 Words, Elon Musk Explained Why So Many People Are Afraid to Take Risks and Achieve Greatness | Inc.com

<i>This series examines the stories behind some of the best inspiring quotes of all time. Check out the full list: the best inspirational quotes for 2018.</i><p>The most powerful threat to greatness isn't evil. It's mediocrity.<p>Of all the colorful ways to articulate that truth, one of the best is what Elon …

Motivation

Green Walls Anyone Can Grow

At once sculptural and organic, Helen Kontouris’ Botanical Planter Screens provide a sense natural visual separation to indoor and outdoor spaces …

11 Genius Productivity Tips You Haven't Tried

There are 24 hours in a day and you want to make the most of them. If you've fallen into a productivity rut, don't be afraid to try something new. …

Edward Snowden made an app to protect your laptop

Wait, Snowden built an app?<p>Earlier this year, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden met with Jacqueline Moudeina, the first female lawyer in Chad and a legendary human rights advocate who has worked tirelessly to bring former dictator Hissène Habré to justice. Habré was convicted of human rights abuses …

Good Design Is a Public Good

In an excerpt from his book Design for Good, John Cary considers the achievements and future of the social-impact design movement.<p><i>The following is excerpted from</i> Design for Good <i>by John Cary, with a foreword by Melinda Gates (Island Press, $30). The book collects 20 case studies of public-interest</i> …

Design Miami 2017 Features Luxe Designs of All Styles

Early December means that Miami becomes a mecca for design and art lovers, as the city is host to Design Miami, Art Basel and dozens of other art and …

A Designer’s Dream Hotel

From gel pens and dotted notebooks to transparent toothbrushes and perfectly tailored shirts, MUJI has been an integral part of my life and many …

Hospitality

These are Our Favorite Kitchens of 2017

2017 brought some exciting trends in kitchens — more color, an embrace of elegant, classic styles, and even the return of wood cabinets. I've seen a …

EPR Paradox in Physics

How the EPR Paradox Describes Quantum Entanglement<p>The EPR Paradox (or the <i>Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Paradox</i>) is a thought experiment intended to …

Quantum Mechanics

‘Black Panther’ isn’t just another Marvel movie — it’s a vision of a future led by blackness

Marvel’s <i>Black Panther</i> lives in the present, but there’s plenty that would suggest otherwise. Slated for a February 2018 release, the movie — which is …

Black Panther

3 Facts That Prove the Reality of White Supremacy

When I was 16 years old, my entire family thought my little sister was going crazy (and by “sister” I mean my cousin who lived with us because black …

Things All Entrepreneurs Should Learn From Niccolo Machiavelli

This column is authored by Rishabh Dev, Managing Director at Mapplinks Few peopleThe post Things All Entrepreneurs Should Learn From Niccolo …

The word has become a rhetorical weapon, but it properly names the reigning ideology of our era – one that venerates the logic of the market and strips away the things that make us human. By Stephen Metcalf<p>Last summer, researchers at the International Monetary Fund settled a long and bitter debate …

Economics

Swollen Knee? Here's How to Treat and Prevent It

<i>A swollen knee is never normal and warrants a trip to the doctor. But for the medical sleuths among you, here’s how to assess the situation—and</i> …

Inflammation

How to Win in Life Every Day

You're reading How to Win in Life Every Day, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please …

6 Tips to Reduce Your Daily Stress and Anxiety

There are two major reasons that for several decadesmore Americans become stressed, agitated and anxious — which in turn increases their daily …