Take a look and compare the popular culinary herbs used a century ago with those herbs being used today! You might find a few surprises. This article covers some of the 1912 writings that attempted to renew interest in the use of culinary herbs in an era where ready-made foods were just starting...
An excess amount of potassium in the blood and other body fluids (a condition called "hyperkalemia") can be caused by a number of medicines, medical conditions, supplements and foods. The symptoms can be mild, but if gone unchecked, they can cause serious heart and kidney damage that can lead to...
Eco green companies are continuing to explore environmentally friendly and sustainable natural fibers to make bio-based products. Check out more than 13 different raw plant and agricultural waste residues that are being explored and utilized like: banana fiber, coconut coir fiber, bagasse,...
The genetic material from a single human being was decoded in 2003. Find out why scientists are now sequencing the human genome from more than 1000 individuals and learn how this may ultimately benefit you and your health.
Amateur species explorers and scientists discover new species each year. The number discovered each year may shock you - see a sample of newly discovered species and enjoy some fun species exploration facts!
Black rice, once considered a forbidden food, is now gaining popularity in the Western world. It has recently been studied for health benefits and found to surpass a number of other "superfoods" - learn why!
Black sesame seeds have been touted as having the ability to prevent or reverse gray hair. Is it true that these little seeds have anti-aging properties?
For those that get bored with salads on a regular basis, there are a variety of ways to bring new flavor and texture. There are 5 unusual seeds that can be used on salads to bring a wide variety of vitamins and minerals to the plate.
Collecting fabric often becomes an addiction for many quilters. Creating a fabric "stash" can be fun for both the occasional quilter as well as professional quilters. Creating a fabric stash for quilts can be as simple as swapping with friends, quilt guild members, or quilting bee members.