Archive for May, 2011

Seedless Fruit – Breeding vs Genetic Modification

May 27th, 2011 | melody | 5 Comments »

Genetic Modification involves taking genes from one species and inserting them into another.

A Different Kind of Food Issue

May 25th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | 1 Comment »

Most of us are extremely fortunate. Over 1.6 billion people throughout the world do not have electricity.

What Motivates Us at Work?

May 20th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | 1 Comment »

Dan Pink, a former speechwriter for Al Gore, who takes an interesting look at what actually motivates us in the workplace.

Exploding Watermelons… and More.

May 18th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Exploding Watermelons… and More.

The key takeaway for us here in North America should be a little more introspection and a little more self-awareness about how we continue to raise our food.

The Perfect Burger

May 13th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | 2 Comments »

Jeff Weinstein, founder and owner of The Counter, a premiere burger restaurant, shares his favorite tips for forming and cooking the perfect burger.

Your Car May Be Made From Dandelions

May 11th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | 1 Comment »

Dandelion rubber will be used in materials all over the interiors of cars like plastic trim as well as exterior parts like bumper covers.

Louie Schwartzberg: The Hidden Beauty of Pollination

May 6th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | 5 Comments »

Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg captures the intricate world of pollen and pollinators with gorgeous high-speed images in his film “Wings of Life”.

Backyard Organic Gardening

May 4th, 2011 | Lucinda Moeller | 3 Comments »

After growing fifteen organic gardens, here are a few lessons learned that I would like to share.