Maya Mccracken

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Gardens: do plants think? | James Wong

They’re not just a passive green backdrop: plants actively engage in complex behaviour<p>Meet the plant that is making scientists rethink how we understand intelligence. A growing body of research suggests that far from being merely a passive, green backdrop to the natural world, plants actively …

How to Eat Clean to Lose Weight

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Clean Eating

This Intelligent Indoor Garden For Your House Grows Greens All Year Round

Grove Labs, a Somerville, Massachusetts, startup, is set to release its Grove Ecosystem this November. It’s an intelligent bookshelf-shaped growing …

Could the Future of Farming Come from Thinking Inside the Box?

Recently, the first of many Farm from a Box to launch globally, landed in Sonoma county. Nestled among the vineyards of Shone Farm, "Adam" - a fully functioning farm emerged from a modified shipping container - was soft launched surrounded by a small group of supporters, advisors and several …

Skip Takeout and Cook Up This Easy, Quick Noodle Dinner Instead

For some, the kitchen can seem pretty intimidating: There are thing-a-ma-bobs and whatcha-ma-call-its and don’t even get us started on that mixture-blender-thing ;) And although you may be afraid to try anything new because you are still trying to figure out how to properly cook a grilled cheese …

Recipes

Why women bake: the healing power of a quiet sisterhood

Some have suggested that the endeavor is less than feminist, when in fact the soothing process – and blogging about it – can be quite the opposite<p>In the 2011 movie Bridesmaids, Kristin Wiig’s character, a pastry chef, comforts herself in a moment of turmoil by baking an elaborate cupcake alone. We …

25 Wedding Desserts That Are Far More Exciting Than Cake

These dessert options are so tasty, your guests will forget all about cake.<p>Not a fan of the traditional wedding cake? These dessert options are so tasty, your guests will forget all about cake.<p>More from <i>Bridal Guide</i>:<p><b>These Risqué Wedding Gowns Will Make You Blush</b>• <b><br>Top 10 Wedding Guest Complaints</b>• <b><br>25 Ways</b> …

Dessert

Why physicists are fascinated by Vincent van Gogh's episodes of 'psychotic agitation'

He was sitting in the Saint-Paul asylum in Saint-Rémy, France, at the time, where he had checked in to not long after his infamous ear-severing episode.<p>Little did he know that his rendition of the view from that window would later come to be revered as one of the masterpieces of Western art: …

Serve Up Irresistible Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites

<i>The following post was originally featured on The Wheatless Kitchen and written by Candace Bell, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>These cute little pumpkin cheesecake bites are completely vegan and made of only whole food ingredients. I actually got the idea for this recipe from Dana over at …