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A poem by Emma Lazarus: August Moon

  August Moon Look! the round-cheeked moon floats high, In the glowing August sky, Quenching all her neighbor stars, Save the steady flame of Mars. White as silver shines the sea, Far-off sails like phantoms be, Gliding o’er that lake …

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The Bittersweet Story of Vanilla

Vanilla has risen to become one the most popular and costly spices in existence. (Zoonar GmbH / Alamy) Click for a full size image   The Bittersweet Story of Vanilla Today, less than 1 percent of vanilla flavoring comes from …

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Chefs in Hong Kong redefine the power lunch

Click for a full size image   Chefs in Hong Kong redefine the power lunch More chefs are catering to the needs of time-conscious business people seeking out tasty yet healthy lunchtime options Stealing away from the office for lunch …

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How China and the U.S. might collide — or not

The U.S. should pursue closer relations with China as a way of promoting international stability, said Niall Ferguson (right), who sees an opening for this as strategy. Ferguson was joined by Samantha Power, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, …

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Emily Dickinson, on the screen

  Emily Dickinson, on the screen Director Terence Davies visits to show new film, explain affinity with famed poet By Jill Radsken, Harvard Staff Writer Terence Davies comes to the Harvard Film Archive Monday for a screening of “A Quiet …

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A Poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson: Boadicea

  Boadicea While about the shore of Mona those Neronian legionaries Burnt and broke the grove and altar of the Druid and Druidess, Far in the East Boadicea, standing loftily charioted, Mad and maddening all that heard her in her …

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Rhodiola Benefits

  Rhodiola Benefits Rhodiola rosea is a remarkable herb that has a wide and varied history of uses. It is thought to strengthen the nervous system, fight depression, enhance immunity, elevate the capacity for exercise, enhance memory, aid weight reduction, …

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Evening Primrose Oil Benefits

  Evening Primrose Oil Benefits Evening primrose oil has been called the most sensational preventive discovery since vitamin C. It contains the pain relieving compound phenylalanine and is increasingly being used to treat chronic headaches. It is currently being studied …

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Gesundheitliche Vorteile Von Löwenzahn

  Gesundheitliche Vorteile Von Löwenzahn Zu den gesundheitlichen Vorteilen von Löwenzahn gehören Linderung von Lebererkrankungen, Diabetes, Harnwege, Akne, Gelbsucht, Krebs und Anämie. Es hilft auch bei der Aufrechterhaltung der Knochen, bei der Hautpflege und ist ein Vorteil beim Abnehmen. Diese …

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13 Surprising Benefits of Dandelion

  13 Surprising Benefits of Dandelion The health benefits of dandelion include relief from liver disorders, diabetes, urinary disorders, acne, jaundice, cancer and anemia. It also helps in maintaining bone health, skin care and is a benefit to weight loss …

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How to Safely Handle and Cook Meat

  Make Meat Safety a Household Priority How to Safely Handle and Cook Meat From gatherings that include ham, turkey or roast beef, to informal meals of burgers or steak at a barbecue, meat safety isn’t usually part of the …

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3 Ways To Build An Epic Vertical Garden Anywhere

Click for a full size image   3 Ways To Build An Epic Vertical Garden Anywhere Follow these tips to create a Pinterest-worthy living wall of herbs, flowers, succulents, and more. by Molly Marquand If you’ve mastered the art of …

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How To Grow Asparagus

Lori Martin/Shutterstock Click for a full size image   How To Grow Asparagus Not only does fresh-picked asparagus taste superior to store-bought, it’s also a perennial, so it comes back year after year! by ROL Beloved for its delicious young …

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5 Benefits of Healthy Relationships

Five Benefits of Healthy Relationships Click for a full size image   5 Benefits of Healthy Relationships Why Healthy Relationships are So Important As humans, the relationships we form with other people are vital to our mental and emotional wellbeing, …

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