Excavations in London turned up a pot of ancient Roman facial cream.
The Al Baydha project: a piece of Saudi Arabian desert is brought back to thriving life through ancient/innovative water conservation, and plenty of grit.
Zucchini's at peak season, and it complements fish beautifully. For light summer fare, try this herby salmon and zucchini dish.
Avoid chemical mosquito repellents and make your own effective anti-mosquito remedies from flowers and essential oils.
This traditional Iranian rice dish takes a new, vegetarian direction with meaty eggplant and Portobello mushrooms.
Jinn, AKA genies, are very much alive and thriving in Islamic thought around the world. Read about jinn, and how to keep them out of your hair
Averting the evil eye is a serious business in the Middle East. Learn the charms and amulets that do it.
Burning medicinal herbs may clear your mind and heart - and drive bad vibes away.
A savory dip based on pumpkin, gift of the Libyan Jewish cuisine.
As with blood diamonds, now we know what blood cashews are.
If you're an adventurous eater who enjoys tracking down rare delicacies, travel to Calabria and taste white olives.
Cult worship was largely practiced and even sanctioned in the Holy Land while Jerusalem's Temple stood.
What do you get when you top a typical focaccia with olives and za'atar? A flavorful flatbread.
Sensible precautions and natural treatment can help you stave off flu.
Science is getting closer to proving what gardeners have always known: handling dirt reduces stress and even depression.
An Israeli startup can dramatically reduce water and air pollution from the fashion industry with a new technology for dyeing thread.
Even derelict gardens like this one in DEtroit is a growing medicine cabinet. Wherever you roam you can find green plantain weed for medicinal use. Forage it to make effective home remedies.
Oat milk may the only option after milk and soy has let us down. We tried almond milk but that was killing the bees. Read on for our recipe.
Almond milk was so promising an alternative to cruelty-free cow milk, or hormone mimicking soy milk, but with the take on bees, maybe it's time to kick the creamy liquid habit?
Why is so little reported about potential danger to Israel's northern coast town from the first stages of the Levianthan gas drill operation?
Boars have come down from the Carmel mountain and are roaming the streets of Haifa.
The ideas of Hassan Fathy, Egyptian architect whose views on sustainable architecture and social justice were scorned in his time, is inspiring modern opinions today.
It started with one sidewalk fridge in Tel Aviv. Now The Fridge is an Israeli phenomenon used to educate communities about food waste.
We took strange, bumpy kohlrabi and made a refreshing winter salad from it.
Loofah sponges are great natural bath and dish scrubbers.