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9 plants that are perfect for the bedroom

Plants provide freshness in every room of the house but they are particularly effective and refreshing, when placed in the bedroom. They bring a …

Kagutsuchi

Kagutsuchi (aka Hi-no-Kagutsuchi) is the Shinto god or <i>kami</i> of fire and is also known as Homusubi. The son of Izanami and Izanagi, the fire god is the …

How to make sun tea

<b>No energy is required for this slower, cooler brewing method that results in perfect iced tea.</b><p>I make three cups of tea a day – a cup of green tea …

Archaeologists have found proof that an ancient Chinese dynasty used foreign slaves

New archaeological techniques capable of analyzing the diet of our ancestors by studying the isotope composition of their bone mass are offering fresh insights into the dynamics of ancient societies. For example, a group of archeologists was able to read the ancient diet of girls from remains found …

Anthropology

This Is the Reason Your Succulents Are Dying (Overwatering Isn't the Problem)

Buy a succulent, they said. They're impossible to kill, they said. If you're having trouble keeping this popular living décor item alive in your …

7 Lust Worthy Houseplants

<i>Annie is a passionate home gardener and enjoys the world of micro-blogging via her instagram luxe.botanica. Having moved from city living to a sleepy</i> …

Here Are 47 Common Foods and Plants That Are Toxic to Dogs—and What to Do If Fido Eats One

There are many common (and not so common) people foods that can be highly toxic to our dogs. Vets see many pet patients that have been poisoned by …

Banana Trees Are One of the Year's Hottest Houseplants

The tropical greenery can thrive in your home if you follow the right steps.<p>Originating from East Asia, the banana is one of the oldest cultivated crops, and there's more than 400 species worldwide of this exotic plant — characterized by large, smooth-edged leaves and a slightly wavy edge — from …

How to Make a Succulent Terrarium

See how to make your own succulent terrarium, as demonstrated by The Sill.<p>Plants are having a huge moment right now. From Instagrams dedicated to chic ways to style your space with greenery to those super-Pinnable bathrooms overflowing with rainforest vibes, it seems like everyone is showing off …

10 Tips for Planting Under Trees

01 of 11<p>How to Plant Under a Tree<p>Every yard looks better with a mature shade tree in it. Trees add permanence and weight to the landscape. To make …

Gardening

Religion and World Politics part 14 - Stephen Chan

<b>Stephen Chan:</b> Religion and World Politics part 14: The Hindu State. Or is there actu­al­ly any such thing as a Hindu state? Mr. Modi, the Prime …

When – and why – did people first start using money?

Sometimes you run across a grimy, tattered dollar bill that seems like it’s been around since the beginning of time. Assuredly it hasn’t, but the …

The Scientist and the Fascist

How Einstein reacted to Hitler’s rise<p>In September 1930, Germany held its first national elections since the Great Crash of 1929, and the National Socialists won a stunning tally: 6,400,000 votes—10 times their total just two years before—and 107 seats. They were now the second largest party in the …

Albert Einstein

A Florist Explains the Secret Meanings Behind Our Favorite Perfumes

No surprises here: Rose is the universal symbol for love. That being said, <b>there are as many rose colors as there are types of relationship, and</b> …

H.L. Hunley: More clues uncovered in Civil War submarine | CNN Travel

'First of our kind' found in Morocco

<b>The idea that modern people evolved in a single "cradle of humanity" in East Africa some 200,000 years ago is no longer tenable, new research suggests.</b><p>Fossils of five early humans have been found in North Africa that show <i>Homo sapiens</i> emerged at least 100,000 years earlier than previously recognised.<p>…

East Africa