There is only one constant when it comes to the landscape, which is that your landscape is always changing. Mother Nature ushers in four seasons of blooms, growth, and color but homeowners also sha…
Episode 289: Tasting Ancient Rome: Recreating Ancient Recipes and What Archeology Tells Us from A...
Listen to A Taste of the Past episodes free, on demand. What is most commonly known about the food and dining of Ancient Rome comes from vivid—and often fictional—descriptions of exotic foods of lavish banquets of the wealthy. But further study reveals an approachable cuisine of the Mediterranean in ancient times. Farrell Monaco describes how she combines her background in archaeology to study and recreate many…
Ancient Myths For A Modern World
Metamorphoses at South Pasadena High School is something so thoroughly unexpected and unabashedly theatrical as to defy categorization. Based on the Roman poet, Ovid's, fifteen books of mythology
How Ancient Legends Gave Birth to Modern Superheroes
(via Gizmodo) The images that pop up in most people’s heads when they think about superheroes can be traced back
10 modern uses for the Oils of Ancient Scripture [Infographic]
Ancient cultures such as the Egyptians, Persians, Romans, and Israelites have all been documented as proponents of essential oils, but did you know that we can also trace certain essential oils to the Bible itself? Our Oils of Ancient Scripture set contains 10 of these oils, each with modern benefits that you can use in your own home. Always check ...
Ancient Venture Capitalism and its Lessons for the Modern Economy
Our understanding of ancient civilizations can be spotty. Because not all cultural artifacts withstand the test of time, we have to piece together our portraits of these societies with partial clues, making inferences where needed to cover gaps in the archaeological record. But one of these clues o
Ancient Advice to Drive Modern Sales Success?
At a recent sales training, I had the pleasure of having Demetrios Miras in the class. Being of Greek heritage, Demetrios approached me af...
Ancient Yoga Has Lessons for Modern Entrepreneurs
The intriguing flexibility of the skilled yogi relies on a powerful core. Your business also needs both to thrive.
GMO Labeling Legislation: Modern Farmer’s Guide to the Mayhem
To label or not to label? If only it were so simple.
Ancient Rhetoric for the Modern Persuader: How to Argue for Conversions
Aristotle, Plato and Cicero were some of the greatest persuaders in history. Here's how to argue for conversions using their ancient theories.
The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World
Personal and scientific curiosity draw Wade Davis to remote cultures, where an astonishing fund of knowledge exists about plants and animals, at least until the culture itself disappears. In association with the Harvard Botanical Museum, he spent three years in the Amazon and the Andes collecting more than 6,000 botanical specimens to research the region's biodiversity. Later work took him to Haiti and beyond, inspiring his…
How ancient remedies are changing modern medicine
Long overlooked by Western science, traditional Chinese treatments are yielding cutting-edge cures.
10 Modern Things Ancient Egyptians Secretly Created
When we think of the ancient Egyptians, we typically think of Cleopatra or the oh-so-glamorous process of mummification. We do not, however, think of every
How modern technology is bringing ancient scripture to light
Powerful imaging tools are enabling researchers to see inside scrolls too fragile to unroll and recover texts too faint to see.
How Do Modern Dentistry Compare To Ancient Dentistry?
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Why business schools blend ancient and modern design
Campus expansion in Europe often has to accommodate history and nature
How an Ancient Singing Tradition Helps People Cope With Trauma in the Modern World
In Finland, lament singing is experiencing a revival, one sad song at a time.
3 Modern Economic Lessons from an Ancient Tax on Windows
King William III of England needed money, so in 1696 he decided to implement a new property tax. To make sure the tax was progressive (i.e., affected the rich more than the poor), the parliament de…
24 Ways To Hack Your Biological Age From Ancient Wisdom & Modern Science
Want to stay young and live longer? Ben Greenfield at A-Fest Sardinia 2018 shares his tips with you for longevity and how to biohack your body. Learn more ab...
Gone but not forgotten: how ancient Neanderthal genes still affect modern people
Neanderthals died out a long time ago, but their genes may make us more susceptible to certain diseases. DNA inherited from Neanderthals affects which of our genes are turned on or off, according...