Cyrus Chlochaisri

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Keeping these 12 plants in your home can improve your health — and they're almost impossible to kill

Eating plants isn't the only way to reap their benefits. Science has shown that keeping a simple houseplant can do wonders for your health.<p>Horticulturist Marc Hachadourian, the director of the Nolen Greenhouses at the New York Botanical Garden, told us that plants benefit both your physical and …

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In the Tokyo Neighborhood of Koenji, a Sanctuary for Creatives

On one writer's first trip to Tokyo, he discovers a neighborhood that stays the same by encouraging difference.<p>It's not long after I step out of Tokyo’s Koenji metro station for the first time that I realize this isn’t a regular Sunday evening in the neighborhood: The crowds are thick; police …

7 Hotels That Will Make You Want to Visit Japan

From Tokyo’s bright lights and towering skyscrapers to Kyoto’s ancient temples and tiny teahouses, Japan brilliantly fuses centuries-old culture and …

5 ways to make sure that work isn’t your everything

There’s nothing wrong with loving your job and going above and beyond to make sure that you do the best you can and meet your professional goals. …

The best hot chocolate in Tokyo

<i>By Ayumi Ichikawa</i><p>French-style <i>chocolat chaud</i> is the king of liquid chocolate, a luxurious delicacy that can barely be mentioned in the same sentence …

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Microplastic pollution of seafloor widespread along Australia's south-east coast, study finds

Marine biologists are shocked at the high levels of microplastic pollution in the ocean sediments of Australia's south-east coast, with Bicheno in …

These 5-Ingredient Summer Sauces Are Basically Magic

A good sauce takes a dish from good to great. A great sauce combines transformative powers with simplicity and ease. After all, what else do you need …

Four outdated assumptions prevent progress on affordable housing – to everyone's cost

Housing influences everything from productivity and employment through to intergenerational poverty and childhood education. Yet outdated concepts …

Quantum Physics Just Got A Tiny Bit Easier To Understand, As Two Oddities Merge Into One

No one is about to claim that quantum physics is now easy to understand, but maybe it's not quite as devilishly complicated as we thought.<p>New research suggests that two of the quantum world's most mysterious features--the uncertainty principle and wave-particle duality--are simply two sides of a …

Is daylight saving time bad for your health?

Daylight saving has now ended for those parts of Australia that observe it. The clock was wound back overnight promising an extra hour's sleep for …

Eternal sunshine and confused minds in Antarctica

Round-the-clock sunlight plays havoc with your circadian rhythms, allowing you to stay awake and seemingly alert for 24 hours straight, but with insidious and potentially deadly effects in this hostile environment<p>We've been at sea for a month and, in that whole time, the sky has never been dark. …

Bending Pixels: Fun Things You Can Do With Panorama Stitching Software

One of the great workflow possibilities that was opened up by the advent of digital photography is the ability to easily create panoramic images. …

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

Avocado and Grilled Onion Tartines With Roasted Coriander-Lime Vinaigrette

The ingredients that top these little tartines are humble enough: red onions and avocados. But drizzle them with a zingy vinaigrette of pungent roasted coriander, tangy lime juice, delicately flavored avocado oil and fiery cayenne... and watch these "common" ingredients come alive.<p>Add the wonderful …

A matter of degrees

To put that in context, in 1985, when the parents of many of today's students were of uni age, fewer than 140,000 people were studying at university. …