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Mead: The Ancient Wine Is Back

What do you think of when you think of mead? You might imagine Vikings with braided beards quaffing something potent out of cow's horns. Or possibly, jolly Hobbits clinking pewter cups of golden liquid between nibbles of seed-cake and tarts. But mead is no longer the drink of the mythical past.

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My Dad, the Water Witch

Not all witches get the opportunity of going to Hogwart School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to polish their skills. Take my dad for example – a water witch from Newmarket, Canada. Maybe it is because he never made it past grade 8 or because he was never confident enough in his witching powers. Known as a […]

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Planting a non-GMO pea with 50% more protein

Protein. The world needs it. Especially as we learn every day when an animal-based protein diet is killing our planet. Equinom, a seed tech start-up from Israel, is combining natural breeding techniques with software algorithms to produce high-functioning, non-genetically modified organism (non-GMO) seeds that have a superior nutritional profile while also boosting crop yield. The […]

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Mother of the Eco Bride: Roles and Responsibilities

As a blushing (green!) bride to be, you’re probably incredibly familiar with all of the roles and responsibilities of your bridal party. You’ve probably already figured out which bridesmaid will hold your bouquet, which is responsible for a speech, and what your flower girl will dole out as you walk down the aisle. But do […]

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Combination of Cannabis and other Natural Ingredients as a Topical Medication for the healing of Muscle Pain, Sports Injuries, and Arthritis

The topical medications have been used for a long time now for mild health issues and are also recommended by doctors in various circumstances or sometimes even for specific problems. Primarily you might have witnessed the usage of the topical medicines in skin related diseases or issues, or possibly for muscle pains. You might have […]

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Recipe: Turkish Red Pepper Paste

If you love Turkish food and crave its flavors at home, you’ll soon find yourself stirring up the Turkish pantry staple, spicy red pepper paste. It’s a basic flavoring ingredient for many dishes in southern Turkish cuisine. There are no tomatoes in the paste; its deep red color comes from slow-cooking red bell peppers and […]

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Gargle With Sage To Stay Healthy In Winter

Sage Infusion  Sage infusion strengthens gums and treats periodontal disease, if you gargle with it regularly. Sage is an antiseptic, skin-soothing herb with a special affinity for the tissues of the mouth and throat. Gargle with sage infusion twice a day all winter long to prevent colds and flu and to prevent/treat mouth sores. Do […]

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Renewables better investment than oil and gas, says Gulf body

News that Saudi Arabia wouldn’t like to hear: Renewable energy is the most competitive form of power generation in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, according to a new report published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Abundant resources, together with strong enabling frameworks have led to solar PV prices of below 3 cents […]

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Israel’s Yofix offers dairy and soy-free yoghurt alternative

Love yoghurt but don’t eat dairy and are afraid of soy? Yofix starts full production of its plant-based yogurt alternatives using zero-waste process. Yofix Probiotics Ltd., the winner of PepsiCo’s European Nutrition Greenhouse Programme 2018 announced last week, launches its first dairy-free, soy-free yogurt alternative line with three fruit flavors. Soy-free too, because, well soy is the […]

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Middle East expands renewable energy to the world

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today announced the selection of renewable energy projects in Guyana, Liberia and Togo for funding by ADFD,  as part of the sixth cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility With ADFD committing US$350 million over seven funding cycles to the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility […]

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Can Students Discard Printed Books in the Future?

As the ecological footprint of countries and individuals continue to grow, we can only expect very little improvement in handling paper waste. Thus, a debate on the future of books brings to the fore, two critical standpoints. On one end is technology, and on the other, researchers who think that as time progresses, paper, in […]