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Required Reading: The Japanese Garden by Sophie Walker

Last month, I bought the perfect gift: a new book out from Phaidon called <i>The Japanese Garden</i> for my Japanese garden enthusiast husband. The cover is …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japanese Zen Masters

Are you feeling calmer already? Photos of Japanese dry landscape gardens near Zen temples always lower my blood pressure, with their peaceful …

Sunset (@sunset) | Twitter

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New 'Pilot' Earpiece Translates Languages for You in Real Time

This could be a game changer when traveling abroad.<p>We've all been there: You're standing in a foreign country, struggling to communicate in another language, and kicking yourself for thinking that listening to 20 minutes of "how to speak whatever" on your phone during the plane ride over would …

Eleonora Galasso’s Roman recipes: five Italian classics

Bucatini with clams, vegetable tortino and grandma’s custard pie: traditional-with-a-twist recipes from the Italian capital<p>Eleonora Galasso’s <i>As the Romans Do</i> is cookbook as a Technicolor vision of Rome that takes our romantic notions about life in the Italian capital and runs with them. What Romans …

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The bone broth backlash: three soups that don't take days to make

Forget the latest fashion for stock that takes hours and try these faster healing meat elixirs that are ready in less than 60 minutes<p>I try to avoid food fads, but I must admit to being sucked into the bone broth movement recently. I lost several days down a paleo blog-based internet hole reading …

The best houseplants to clean the air in your home, as recommended by NASA

Easy to care for, resilient, and a quick way to inject some nature into your living room - no wonder houseplants have recently made a comeback. But did you know they also clean the air in your home? A NASA study found that a plethora of plants neutralise the chemicals found in furniture, household …

My Community Garden Plot E-10: White-Fly Problems, Pest & Disease Management , Using Transplants

Choose to Infuse: How to Make Your Own Wine, Fruit Vinegar, and More

<i>When summer comes around, we try to find ways to make it last forever. So every day this week, we'll bring you a new guide to preserving the season's best herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Today: How to infuse everything from booze to honey.</i><p>Canning not your jam? There’s another awesome—dare we say …

The scientific breakthrough that could radically transform the way we treat neurological disorders

New research suggests our brains and our bodies are much more closely connected than previously believed<p>Brett Stetka<p>July 29, 2015 9:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>When the ancient Egyptians prepared a mummy they would scoop out the brain through the nostrils …

Immune System

How to Get Rid of Garden Pests For Good

It probably won’t surprise most vegetable gardeners that insects outnumber humans many millions of times over. While some insects can be beneficial …

Permaculture Principles for Practical Gardeners and Farmers

Are you a practical person interested in sustainable farming and gardening? Practical Permaculture Principles might be just what you need.<p>This is an …

Gardening

15 Gardening Tips for Growing Melons

Melons are some of the most popular fruits grown on the vine in the U.S. Many backyard gardens feature melons as a favorite late summer and early …

Gardening

Small Garden Ideas - 10 Tips to Grow More Food in Less Space

Small gardens have seen big growth in recent years. From rooftop gardens to urban homesteads, people are taking back the control of their food supply …

Gardening

32 Indispensable Herbs

Thyme<p>(<i>Thymus vulgaris</i>)<p>Heavily scented leaves are used to season fish, shellfish, poultry stuffing, soups, or vegetables. Perennial; to 1 foot tall. …

5 Links to Read Before Making Pesto

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Make pesto. Put it on everything. Repeat.</i><p>Pesto is one of those handy sauces that instantly upgrades a meal. The combination of bright herbs, fresh …

5 Garden Art Pieces From Recycled Materials

I love finding new ways to repurpose. Gardening art is a really fun way to do it too. The painted tire cups and saucers are straight out of <i>Alice And</i> …

Wild wasabi proves a warrior ingredient in many a dish

The pungent green wasabi is native to Japan, as its botanical name Eutrema japonicum indicates.<p>A member of the brassicae family, it grows wild along …

Culture | Japan Pulse

Archive for the ‘Culture’ Category<p>Friday, January 15th, 2016<p>The production company Cut has made a name for itself by creating videos that look back …

Permaculture and homesteading goofballs

We love these modern mini succulent containers by @revolutiondh. (Photo by @jessedit) #madeinportland

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Paris From Above

Last Sunday, France celebrated Bastille Day, commemorating the start of the French Revolution in 1789 -- the end of monarchy and the beginning of modern France. Reuters photographers Charles Platiau and Gonzalo Fuentes took to the skies above Paris for the occasion, capturing images of the capital …

How To Use Math To Crush Your Friends At Monopoly Like You've Never Done Before

It's played among close friends, loved ones, and trusted business partners.<p>It's also one of the few times in life where it's perfectly acceptable to want to systematically annihilate and crush the aforementioned friends, loved ones and partners.<p>Well, we're here to help.<p>Monopoly has a major element …

Voyager 1 Reaches Gateway to the Galaxy

Wildlife<p>This artist’s concept shows NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft exploring the outer shell of the solar system before entering interstellar space. Credit: JPL/NASA<p><b>Despite traveling 36 years and 11 billion miles (18 billion kilometers) from home, the intrepid Voyager 1 spacecraft still has not left</b> …

The Top 10 Gardening Apps You Need Now

Perhaps you saw a pair of blue jays conversing in the pear tree and realize it’s time to get serious about your spring garden. Or, like my husband, …