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Beekeeping Made Easy With a New Compact Hive Built for Urban Settings

Gone are the days of full coverage beekeeping suits and padded gloves with the invention of a radical new hive by Italian company Beeing, which was founded by a third-generation bee keeper. B-box is the very first system designed for … Continue reading

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Preeclampsia risk may be reduced by a healthy high-fibre diet – ScienceBlog.com

A healthy diet rich in fibre is generally recommended, but new research shows it could be even more important during pregnancy to promote the wellbeing of the mother and child. Plant-based fibre is broken down in the gut by bacteria into … Continue reading

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The Ingenious Design of the Aluminum Beverage Can

Bill details the engineering choices underlying the design of a beverage can He explains why it is cylindrical, outlines the manufacturing steps needed to created the can, notes why the can narrows near it lid, show close ups of the … Continue reading

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Gregg Segal’s “Daily Bread” Examines Kids’ Eating Habits

Interview with photographer Gregg Segal about his “Daily Bread” project which examines the diet of kids around the world and the globalization of nutrition. Why the decision to focus on children and what do you think their eating habits say … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t Beer Sold in Plastic Bottles?

In this video: Plastic as a material has pretty much changed the way we live our lives- it’s cheap, can be moulded into practically any shape and is, for the most the part, easily recyclable (when people bother to). So … Continue reading

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Making Vodka From Sheep

Ryan Hartshorn’s family runs a sheep cheesery in Tasmania. But it wasn’t enough for Ryan to simply make cheese. He aspired to make vodka, too, using the whey leftover from the cheese-making process. Vodka? From sheep’s whey? But how? Never … Continue reading

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Taking Risks With All Kinds of Poison

Working with and even cooking with deadly poison—despite the risks, people do it all the time. In this reel, we’ll meet everyone from a gardener who tends to plants that could kill him to the residents of a Japanese island … Continue reading

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The Sandwich in a Pickle

“I think it’s safe to say that everybody loves a good pickle,” says Katherine Cohen, head pickle proprietor of Elsie’s. She runs a sandwich shop in Haddon Township, New Jersey, that has done away with run-of-the-mill sandwich bread altogether in … Continue reading

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The Definitive Guide To Japanese Manchester — Yamato Magazine

Travelling is one of the best ways to expand your knowledge of the world. But it’s not the only way to embrace a new culture. Exploring local communities and experiences are eye-opening in their own right. I’m fascinated by Japan … Continue reading

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The incredible ibex climbs a dam – Forces of Nature with Brian Cox: Episode 3 – BBC One

Programme website: http://bbc.in/29kGs3z The spectacular sight of mountain goats defying gravity on a vertical dam wall in Italy, and all because they are have a craving for some of Earth’s elements essential to life.

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