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Tai Chi: The Daoist Martial Art of Winning Without Fighting
It is said that during the Southern Song Dynasty (1127–1279), in the twelfth century, a man called Zhang...
Healing Herbs and Spices of India, Part IV: White Lotus
The lovely white lotus, with its enchanting beauty and fragrance, is universally admired for its pure...
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Want a Healthy Halloween Treat? Try the Weird and Wonderful Water Caltrop
What is a nutty fruit — shaped like a bat — that’s both auspicious and delicious? It’s a water caltrop...
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Sweet Mesquite: Quietly Invasive yet Incredibly Useful
While many of us are familiar with mesquite as a distinct barbeque flavor, or the charcoal that lends...
Building with Bamboo: A Sustainable Product With Boundless Utility
Bamboo has been used in its native China for around 7,000 years. While China is still the leading producer...
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Chocolate Santafereño: A Traditional Colombian Treat
To truly understand chocolate Santafereño, imagine waking up to the sound of the morning radio, playing...
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Healing Herbs and Spices of India Part III – Ceylon Cinnamon
Ceylon cinnamon, a mildly aromatic spice with earthy tones, is gaining popular recognition for its many...
The Fujian Tulou – Ancient Sustainable Architecture
In the mountainous regions of China, the Fujian Tulou has stood the test of time. A traditional multi-story...
Living Bridges: A Centuries-Old Tradition Making Its Way Into Urban Settings
Deep in the Indian forests in the northeastern state of Meghalaya, giant fig trees extend their sturdy...