Weekday Vegetarian: Barley Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms

May 6, 2011 by  
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Image Credit: Emma Alter I headed off to the farmers’ market hoping for some asparagus , but not yet, perhaps next week.

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PaperPhone Is Most Durable Smart Phone Ever, Made of Bendable E-Paper (Video)

May 6, 2011 by  
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Image via YouTube video The Queens University Human Media Lab has come up with a phone that not only provides a new way of interacting with your smart phone, but also what could be the most durable device yet. Using electronic paper, you simply bend the corners to call, play music, text and so on.

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Climate Change Already Slashing Crop Yields Globally – But Not In North America

May 6, 2011 by  
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Global climate change is already hitting crop yields around the globe , but at least so far the US, Canada, and northern Mexico have escaped harm. New research shows global wheat production has declined 5.5% due to to climate change; corn production has dropped 4%. Rice and soybean production have not yet shown significant climate-related declines

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Last Chance to Help Bees and Get Ellen Page’s Autograph as Thanks. (Video)

May 6, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Vanishing of the Bees The Vanishing of the Bees documentary created a huge buzz over the plight of the honeybees, not least because it had the help of actress Ellen Page as narrator and spokesperson for our pollinator friends . But the makers of the movie are trying to take its impact to the next level, and they need your help today

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Weekday Vegetarian: Hen of the Woods Mushrooms

October 25, 2010 by  
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Photo: Kelly Rossiter Each week when I go to the farmers’ market the first table is visit is Forbes Wild Foods .

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Sun-Plugged Shows Off Stylish Solar Bags

October 25, 2010 by  
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Photos via Jaymi Heimbuch I’ve already raved a bit about a new hair-care product found at The Ki , so now I have to go back to the items that usually draw me to a booth at an event — gadgets! I made a beeline for the Sun-Plugged booth when I saw the bags displayed. They have a great looking line of backpacks and messenger bags with embedded solar panels.

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