China





2/12/2016
Echinacea is known for its medicinal properties and as a nectar source for beneficial insects. Here’s some instruction on how to start Echinacea from seed and increase germination success through cold stratification.
4/17/2014
Echinacea tincture is easy to make. Getting through the psychological inertia might be the hard part of the process.
1/22/2014
Chinese archaeologists have recently found the oldest solar device – a bronze concave mirror – capable of almost instantaneously making fire from sunlight.
11/29/2013
As the importance of solar architecture grew, the southern aspect took on great stature in Chinese life. Ancient wisdom associated the south with fire and warmth, while the north came to be synonymous with winter and somberness. The Emperor facing south therefore shuns darkness and embraces enlightenment to govern. The Chinese to this day prefer a southern orientation for housing.
7/12/2013
Studies show air pollution in China can reduce a life span by up to 5.5 years.
6/9/2012
Ben Cartwright of Lawrence, Kan., is working on a book project about the city of Tianjin, China, where he worked and lived for several months, and he needs your help.
10/11/2010
Simran Sethi looks into the furniture and logging industries.
8/5/2008
This Friday, Beijing will show off its green improvements when the Olympics begin.




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