By Margaret Barthel Do millennials garden? This is just one of the many sociocultural questions we ponder regardless of the improbability of successfully generalizing about such a broad swath of the national population.
By Aimee Thompson On a quiet stretch of Broadway Ave. on Chicago’s north side is Phoenix Bean, the city’s oldest operating tofu factory.
Who knew you could get a healthy helping of nutrients from a sweetener? In fact, maple syrup reigns supreme when it comes to natural sweeteners like honey, agave and raw sugar, providing the most amount of riboflavin, manganese, magnesium, zinc and potassium.
By Caroline King It seems now more than ever, the topic of climate change has been at the forefront of discussions.
If you’ve had the opportunity to travel a bit, you probably know that Reykjavik is one of the greenest cities in the world, but New Delhi, on the other hand, may not have been an obvious contender.
Via MindBodyGreen If you’ve been food shopping lately, you’ve noticed that Easter is approaching, as chocolate eggs adorn every shelf.
BY KATHERINE MAYHEW The coffee industry is about to get buzzed. A Seattle-based startup company called CF Global has discovered a way to make flour from coffee cherry pulp, which is not only naturally gluten-free, but is also a sustainable solution to the environmentally hazardous process of harvesting coffee beans.
In this TedTalk, Rachel Sussman an artist and photographer, discusses the data she’s collected from an ongoing project that seeks to identify some of the oldest living things on Earth — from 2,000-year-old brain coral off Tobago’s coast to an “underground forest” in South Africa that has lived since before the dawn of agriculture.
Photo by Alex Marrs By Aimee Millwood Oisin Barr speeds on a Honda Win motorbike, comes to a halt, parks, and begins setting up shop.
The morning is a critical time to replenish and hydrate our bodies with the necessary nutrients, so that we can tap into our creative energy and feel invigorated to take on daily stressors and protect ourselves from harsh environmental factors.
In the study, “The Weirdest People in the World,” behavioral scientists from the University of British Columbia in Canada rebut the traditional scientific theory that all humans have similar psychological traits.
This recipe comes courtesy of our incredibly talented mother, Lynne Russo Flourless Bread Recipe: Makes 1 loaf Ingredients (use organic if possible) 1/2 cup of shredded coconut 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup hazelnuts or almonds 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 2 Tbsp.
By Gemma Tillack, Senior Forest Campaigner for Rainforest Action Network It’s hard to believe that chocolate rabbits can kill orangutans, but a common ingredient in America’s candies is doing exactly that, and worse.
Margaret Barthel In the evening, Oxford takes an elongated collective breath. Its pulse, frenetic during the day–the direct result of being home to 22,000 busy undergraduate and graduate students–slows.
This power breakfast recipe is a great way to get in some essential healthy fats and proteins after that big glass of warm lemon water and invigorating morning workout.
By Ariana Chomitz Sip Darjeeling grown minutes from your breakfast table, brush the dirt from a garden snack, and feel the solar energy that powers your villa sink into your skin. These tactile details are the simple luxuries that you might find when you skip a typical hotel experience and opt for a farm stay instead.
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A collaboration of the Social Computing Group and the MIT Media lab, You Are Here is a project to create a map of every city in which the creators have lived.
The Stop, Breathe & Think app makes meditation easy. You can choose from a list of guided meditations or answer a series of short questions that evaluate your mood and overall well-being after checking in.
By Aimee Millwood Attention to all you raw foodies out there. Now, you can get your raw milk fix straight from a vending machine.