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Environmentally Responsible Gardening Practices

Plants & Gardening » Environmentally Responsible Gardening Practices<p>These are practices that have been used here in Chapel Hill, NC, located near …

Gardening

Trump reportedly asked Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu if he even cares about making peace

In a phone call last year, President Donald Trump reportedly asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu if he even cares about making peace with the Palestinians.<p>Axios reported Sunday that at the time Trump had read news reports about Netanyahu seeking to build further settlements in disputed …

Donald Trump

Gardening: quick and easy strawberries

Given how quickly strawberries begin to bear fruit and how easily they are grown, it’s a wonder that strawberry beds aren’t as common in backyards as …

Gardening

Adolescence and ‘the Happiness Dip’

A very short book excerpt<p><b>W</b>hat happens when society misunderstands entire age-groups?<p>Imagine a world without the concept of adolescence. This was America 150 years ago. School was for children; postpubescent teenagers entered the adult world. In 1904, the establishment of adolescence as a social …

Consciousness

Mini ponds for compact gardens

Bring a small plot to life with a water feature – however tiny<p>Of all the ingredients that make up a garden – trees, boundaries, seating areas, planted beds, lawns – in my experience there is nothing that captures the interest of the visitor time and time again quite like a water feature. Place one …

Gardening

Carne Asada

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — April 22, 2018<p>When it comes to the <b>best carne asada</b>, I’ve had my fair share in Mexico. And the truth is there’s no …

Cooking

How To Grow A Hundred Pounds Of Potatoes In A Barrel

<b>Health benefits of potatoes</b><p>Potatoes are edible plant tubers first cultivated in the Andes region of South America.Many studies have suggested that …

Gardening

7 Brain-Based Ways to Make Learning Stick

<b>By Marilee Sprenger</b><p>“I teach a great lesson on Monday, and by Tuesday, they’ve forgotten it. What’s wrong with their brains?”<p>“I can top that! I asked …

Teaching

Scientists Discovered These Beautiful, Doomed, Purple Octopuses

These octopuses mamas are awaiting bleak fates.<p>Two miles below the waves off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, a team of geochemists in a subsea vehicle accidentally discovered hundreds of strange, beautiful purple octopus incubating their eggs. Deep sea biologists were stunned. "When I first saw …

Zoology

How Does the Body Excrete Fat?

Although losing weight is sometimes described as "melting" or "shedding" pounds, what you're really doing is exhaling them away. Fat loss happens …

Nutrition

How To Grow Ginger in Pots : Care, Uses and Benefits

Are you looking for easy tips on how to grow ginger in pots? If so, you are lucky as today, we are about to show you how one can grow this amazing</b> …

Gardening

10 Healing Plants Which Were Used By The Native Americans To Treat Anything From Joint Pain To Cancer For Centuries

More and more people are ditching the traditional medicine and its chemically produced medications and look for natural remedies to every medical …

Alternative Medicine

The chair workout that might make you cancel your gym membership

05:02 | April 18, 2018<p>Fitness expert, Zehra Allibhai, has 5 exercises you can do anywhere that has a chair -- no need to pour money into expensive …

Workouts

66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into ready-to-eat fruits and veggies, but you also don’t …

Gardening

World's first ocean plastic-cleaning machine set to tackle Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Scientists are preparing to launch the world's first machine to clean up the planet's largest mass of ocean plastic.<p>The system, originally dreamed up …

Pollution

The Chocolate Cake That Changed Everything

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> From Sweet Laurel Bakery’s cookbook: “This was the cake that changed everything. …

Dessert

Our Favorite Types of Peonies

Carl Van Staalduinen's family have been growing and selling flowers on their North Carolina farm for a while now. Over the past few decades, he’s …

Country Lifestyle

9 expert tips on how to achieve the most beautiful summer borders

Head Gardener at Newby Hall Gardens, Mark Jackson, knows a thing or two about borders, especially considering Newby Hall is home to one of the …

Gardening

Easy Exercise For Beginners to Do at Home

You don't have to do long, difficult workouts to lose weight. In fact, if you're just starting out, easy exercise for beginners work best. There are …

Exercise

Hindu Nationalists Are Boycotting Amazon For Signing Up An Actress Who Spoke Out Against Child Rape

I can't believe I'm writing this headline but this is what things have come to.<p>The girl, Asifa Bano, belonged to the Bakarwal community, a nomadic pastoral tribe who are primarily Sunni Muslims. Her alleged rapists and murderers were right-wing Hindus — a fact that has pitted India’s nationalist …

India

Plant These 19 Fruits & Veggies In Your Garden And See Them Coming Back Year After Year

Growing your staple produce in your own home garden is always a rewarding activity. Yet, many home-owners put off this laborious task at the start of …

Gardening

End of the American dream? The dark history of 'America first'

When he promised to put America first in his inaugural speech, Donald Trump drew on a slogan with a long and sinister history – a sign of what was to follow in his presidency<p>“Sadly, the American dream is dead,” Donald Trump proclaimed when he announced his candidacy for president of the United …

Political Science

The problems with Amsterdam's plastic-free grocery aisle

<b>The aisle relies heavily on biodegradable plastics, which have serious drawbacks.</b><p>Earlier this winter, a supermarket in Amsterdam called Ekoplaza made …

Sustainability

Exposure to sheep could trigger multiple sclerosis, study suggests

Exposure to a toxin primarily found in sheep could trigger multiple sclerosis, a new study suggests.<p>More than 100,000 people in Britain have been diagnosed with MS, which occurs when the immune system attacks the protective coating surrounding nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.<p>The condition …

Multiple Sclerosis

America is plagued by experts without expertise

On-air ‘experts’ are more disconnected from their demographics than ever – and their lack of expertise has become glaring in the age of Trump<p>The strong ratings of the first episode of the revived Roseanne set off an avalanche of commentary. On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, for instance, John Podhoretz, a …

Political Science

Evaporative off-grid toilets don't need plumbing, water or electricity

2.6 billion people around the planet don’t have access to safe toilets. Not only does this impact health, but empowerment as well: women and girls …

Off-grid

India to introduce death penalty for child rapists

Prime minister approves executive order, which will apply to anyone convicted of raping a child under age of 12<p>India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, will introduce the death penalty for rapists of girls under 12 years old, following an outcry over the latest sexual assaults to shock the …

India

Is Natalie Portman’s Israel Protest a Tipping Point?

The Oscar-winning, Israeli-born actress bowed out of a prestigious Israeli awards ceremony in protest of the country’s “atrocities.” And its impact …

Israel

Watch how quickly humans are changing the planet in these animations of NASA satellite images

From rising sea levels to an increase in wildfires.<p>A new website, EarthTime, aims to shows how humans have dramatically changed the planet — such as how glaciers are melting and where refugees are migrating — through time-lapse satellite photos.<p>The site’s interactive maps use images taken by NASA …

Time-lapse Photography

Natalie Portman Is Biggest Canary In Israel’s Coal Mine

Natalie Portman’s decision to withdraw from the Jerusalem ceremony to mark her acceptance of the $2 million Genesis Prize is, not to put too fine a …

Israel