Is Vertical Farming a Good Idea?. No. It’s largely, though not entirely… | by Chris Newman | Oct, 2022 | Medium

No. It’s largely, though not entirely, a terrible idea that claims to solve a land and water use problem by adopting an even bigger energy problem. Source: Is Vertical Farming a Good Idea?. No. It’s largely, though not entirely… | by Chris Newman | Oct, 2022 | Medium


Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

A short story in Vietnamese by Nguyễn Văn Thiện 
Translator: Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm
Art: Đinh Trường Chinh


I’m being banished from civilization. Historically I’ve gone backward for hundreds of years. I’m surrounded by crumbling ancient monuments. A feather is all that’s left of a bird that has flown the coop. Left is an empty space, where the tree has completed its ancient life cycle. Your question will always be: “How could anyone be that brilliant, brilliant enough to turn back time?”. Look, allow me the pleasure, I’ll let you in on the secret, it’s a lengthy tale, impossible to tell in an afternoon. That’s why, where I live, there are not many storytellers but instead an army of poets and writers. Hence my determination in sharing this tale, because I know there are idle ears out there willing to listen and read every word, waiting for me to…

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Cuibușor de nebunii

ore de drum

Longleat, 2015

Poveștile marilor familii engleze se întind pe secole întregi și integrează ramificații genealogice respectabile.

Moșia de la Longleat aparține unui lung șir de marchizi de Bath

și e faimoasă atât pentru conacul în stil elisabetan înconjurat de parcuri sofisticate,

cât și pentru imensul safari, cel mai mare din afara Africii.

Proprietarii se înrudesc cu familia regală a Angliei, detaliu care-i transformă într-o țintă a revistelor de scandal la vânătoare de picanterii familiale.

Însuși întemeietorul dinastiei, primul marchiz de Bath, care a achiziționat locuința în 1555, s-a căsătorit cu fiica rivalilor împotriva voinței părinților,

iar Shakespeare n-a ezitat să folosească povestea lor în piesa Romeo și Julieta.

Ca urmare a unei alte istorii amoroase tragice, una dintre aripi a rămas bântuită până în prezent de fantoma uneia dintre soțiile nefericite ale dinastiei.

Iar proprietarul actual face deliciul presei din cauza conflictului cu mama sa, tot pe motive…

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Eggplant Roll Ups Recipe by Khashayar with Audio Podcast Version

Happiness Between Tails by da-AL

Platter of eggplant rollups with yogurt dip. Photos by da-AL

Happiness for the eyes and tummy is a platter of these easy and dramatic healthy veggie bites! Everyone, including novel writers like me, need sustenance, right? Find more of Khashayar’s lovely recipes here and here and here and here and here and here

Eggplant Roll Ups by Khashayar Parsi

  • Eggplants – 2 large
  • Olive oil – 4 tablespoons
  • Soy sauce – 4 tablespoons
  • Persian cucumbers – 6 small
  • Carrots – 2 large
  • Walnuts – 1/4 cup
  • Yogurt – 2 cups

Slice each eggplant lengthwise to about 3/8” to 1/2” (or 6 to 8 slices).

Spread half the olive oil in a large oven pan over its entire surface.

Place the eggplant slices in the pan and bake in 400°F oven for 20 minutes. Turn them over and bake them for another 20 minutes or until browned on both sides, using the remaining olive oil.

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Friday JohnKu – AKA -TGIF – FRI-Yay/Good News — Filosofa’s Word

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites: 100 Farmers, Neighbors Help Harvest Iowa Farmer’s Crops After He Died Suddenly From Cancer BY LOUISE CHAMBERS TIME NOVEMBER 26, 2022 Paul Baker, courtesy of Melissa Baker Today’s good news story was brought to my attention by blogger and author Noelle Granger. It comes from the Epoch Times Newsletter, and…

Friday JohnKu – AKA -TGIF – FRI-Yay/Good News — Filosofa’s Word