Enjoy a mint julep on this tiny farmhouse’s charming front porch

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How to cook and enjoy 10 types of squash other than pumpkin

‘Tis the season for squash. And that means it is time for pies, soups, breads, and side dishes. Whether you roast, puree, bake, or sauté it, squash is one of the few fall/winter options for cooking with fresh produce, thanks to their tough outer skins that shield them from cold temperatures.

From butternut squash to sweet dumpling squash, there are endless ways to prepare this amazing vegetable. To help you add squash to your cooking repertoire, here is a guide that will allow you to incorporate… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

WonderSphere safely brings nature indoors for hospitalized children to enjoy

Many studies link exposure to nature to improved health and healing, but it’s risky to exposure immunocompromised patients to the dirt and microbes of the outdoors. That’s why science teacher and nature lover Katie Stoudemire created the WonderSphere, a sealed chamber that children can safely stick their hands into to touch and explore plant life. The design recently won the Core 77 Design for Social Impact Award.

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8 scrumptious vegan BBQ recipes to enjoy this summer

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Teriyaki Grilled Eggplant
Grilling eggplant brings out a rich, smokey flavor, making each slice the perfect main dish to eat alone or pile on a bun. Try an Asian twist by adding some home-made Teriyaki Marinade. The porous eggplant will View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building