This Little-Known Grain is a Superfood That Has the Potential to End World Hunger

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In an effort to spread awareness on global hunger and viable, healthful solutions to combat the crisis, GLP Films and National Geographic released “The Most Nutritious Grain You’ve Never Heard Of,” a short video filmed on-location in Senegal, West Africa that explores the benefits and cultural importance of a little-known grain called fonio. Heralded as the “new […]

Nature and Noodles in Penang

Long fishing pier Penang

Long Fishing Pier Penang photo via Shutterstock By JJ Fox As the rush hour traffic dies down and the city starts to cool off, an aromatic blend of garlic and spices starts to fill the air. Local food stall owners fire up huge woks and chop away at mountains of fresh vegetables while customers take […]

Around and About Nice, the French Way

Old Town Nice

Proménade des Anglais Photo via Shutterstock By Elizabeth Johnson Nice is both easy and difficult to discover: easy, because a tram runs right through the center of the city; difficult because there is so much more to the city than its center. As a relatively large city in the center of historical, artistic and quaint […]

Links That Make Us Think: 6/16/14

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Thinking child photo via Shutterstock A roundup of meaningful, insightful and fascinating stories from around the globe: Why Do People Actually Quit Their Jobs? (Infographic)  ENTREPRENEUR | WED, JUL 16 Why I Object to Israel’s Military Campaign  SLATE ARTICLES | TUE, JUL 15 Marriage Advice from the World’s Longest Married Couple  LIFEHACKER, BEST OF TECHNOLOGY | […]

Why Everyone Should See an Ayurvedic Doctor

Herbs and Spices ayurveda

By Angelica Olstad When it comes to my health I can be a little inconsistent. I’m a yoga teacher so it goes without saying that I am mindful of my well-being. However, I’m also a yoga teacher who occasionally eats cheeseburgers, drinks whiskey, and indulges in lattes, cappuccinos and sweet treats. On the flip side, […]