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Whither the Breadfruit?

By James McWilliams August 1, 2014<p><i>Whither the breadfruit?</i><p>Marguerite Girvin Gillin, <i>Breadfruit</i>, ca. 1884<p>There’s such a thing as the Breadfruit Institute, and there should be. Researchers consider the species a “NUS”—“neglected and underutilized species.” But Ian Cole, the Breadfruit Institute’s …

Train Your Brain Using the Navy SEAL Mental Toughness Program

If our environment is extreme in nature, complete with chaos, stress and panic, how do we live with or manage the fear and stress? The answer may exist in the groundbreaking neuroscience research that helped the Navy SEALs control their extreme environment through a mental toughness program. …

The Brain

'Bionic Pancreas' Astonishes Diabetes Researchers

Diabetes<p>A “bionic pancreas” that uses a smart phone, glucose monitor and insulin pump to automatically control blood sugar levels helped more than two dozen people live free of finger pricks and other troublesome reminders of diabetes, researchers reported Sunday.<p>And the system controlled their …

Diabetes

How Logs Are Turned Into Boards, Part 1: Plainsawn

<i>This is the first post of an ongoing series about wood. Understanding its nature, the way it moves and changes, and the implications for designers</i> …

Let’s Patch : Self Watering Patch Planter for Herbs and Greens

Grow your food from home, it can be done easily thanks to <b>Let’s Patch</b> project. It’s designed for urban gardeners or families on-the-go, no more …

Three-Story Interior Green Wall Breathes Life into Home

What looks like an imposing, monolithic black volume from the outside is filled with air, light and greenery on the inside. Casa CorManca is a …

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Articles about dialing your wooden furniture purchase on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you are looking to acquire an authentic piece of the American West, then this ghost town is for you.<p>The Samsung Serif TV is as weighty as a premium drama.<p>Elevate your IKEA purchases with the help of these up-and-coming design firms.<p>Love it or hate it, you’ll be hard pressed to find a home …

MKS-1 SLS Multifunctional Space Launch System by Oscar Vinals

<b>MKS-1 SLS Multifunctional Space Launch System</b>, just like its name suggests, it can be used to launch wide variety space rockets. You probably can …