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These Farmers Grow Everything From White Strawberries to Furniture

We planted seeds, and these stories about farming and gardening sprouted right before our very eyes. We’re cultivating unusual strawberries in Japan, rescuing plants in South Carolina and so much more. Come grow with us.

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‘Bill Gates is continuing the work of Monsanto’, Vandana Shiva tells FRANCE 24

Our guest is Vandana Shiva, a world-famous environmental activist from India. Her latest book is entitled “One Earth, One Humanity vs. the 1%”. She tell us about more her opposition to big multinationals such as Monsanto for their nefarious influence … Continue reading

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How a 14-Year-Old Is Fighting Food Insecurity With Cupcakes

Michael Platt had to give up a lot of his favorite activities after he was diagnosed with epilepsy, but he found another hobby that he loved—baking cupcakes. Three years ago, when he was just 11, Michael turned his passion into … Continue reading

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Tasting Sunlight – Emergence Magazine

See, Lat, and their three children forage for fish and mushrooms as they try to hold on to their traditional values and way of life in the Areng Valley of Cambodia. The people of Cambodia’s Areng Valley have lived on … Continue reading

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Old-fashioned rice cookers are extremely clever

You can support this channel on Patreon! Link below Bet you didn’t think a rice cooker was so interesting, did ya? Links! Get your links! Hot, fresh, links! Technology Connextras (the second channel that stuff goes on sometimes): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClRw… Technology … Continue reading

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Bolivia’s Potatoes Are Vanishing | OZY

Bolivia’s Aymara people have for centuries depended on a potato-based product called the chuño as a staple. Now, the chuño’s days might be numbered.   For centuries, Humberto Limachi’s ancestors have cultivated potatoes and turned them into a freeze-dried product … Continue reading

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A brief history of alcohol – Rod Phillips

Trace the 7,000 year old history of alcohol, from its first known origins in China to cultures all over the world fermenting their own drinks. — Nobody knows exactly when humans began to create fermented beverages. The earliest known evidence … Continue reading

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10 Fascinating Facts about Brazilian Carnival

Our Brazilian Life Here are some interesting facts you probably didn’t know about Carnaval. Number 8 is my favorite. Every year Brazil’s Carnaval brings millions of people to this incredible festival full of parades, culture, excitement, public street parties and … Continue reading

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Worldwide Epidemic: A Closer Look at the Diabetes Disaster

Jose Gomez-Marquez holding an open glucometer prototype at MIT Little Devices Lab. Credit: Amy Moran-Thomas   In a new book, Amy Moran-Thomas examines how diabetes is reaching epidemic levels in countries across the world. In Belize, where diabetes is rampant, … Continue reading

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The evolution of the coffee cup lid | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

Author AJ Jacobs shows how the coffee cup lid was perfectly designed to give you a full sensory experience while drinking.

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