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Eating more onions at once feels healthy

in Common Onion
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I discovered the other day when I ate a whole large onion (I fried it, and then put it on my quesadillas, and fried them) that I felt really good, like eating that much onion was super healthy or something. It was a red onion, if that makes any difference. I've eaten fairly large amounts of o...read more

Roasting garlic in flames

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Did you know you can roast garlic directly in the flames of a hot fire? (Such behavior causes marshmallows to burst into flames, or would likely turn hotdogs to charcoal.) I didn't read how to do this online; I wanted to burn the skins off instead of peeling them. Here's how you do it: 1. ...read more

My Christmas cactus moves

in Christmas Cactus
by Radishrain • | | 2 comments
Every once in a while (days to weeks or so), one of my Christmas cactuses moves. When it does, it seems to do it all at once. It starts out flopped on the north side of its pot. Then, it spreads out across the pot nicely, with part of the plant north, part in the center, and part south. Then, it...read more

Dill powder (and dip/spread recipe)

in Dill
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I got some organic dill seeds a while ago. I decided I wanted them in powder form to make them easier to use at a moments' notice for a wider variety of purposes. So, I blended them up, and now they look kind of like peat moss, but workable. The freshly blended up seeds smelled like menthol, ...read more

Favorite grocery store onion-type

in Common Onion
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, lately, I've been obsessed with white onions. They're my new favorite. I wish I knew what breed they were, though (color only tells you so much about the qualities). I'm guessing they came from Winco, if that helps; they're a large kind. I used to think red onions were my favorite, but I'...read more

The Best Grilled Cheese you will ever eat.

in Turkey
by CryptidFlora • | | 2 comments
Ingredients Sliced Turkey (carved roast Turkey is best, but packing on layers of deli Turkey sandwich slices also works) Cheddar cheese slices Mayo Cranberry chutney (or whole berry cranberry sauce) Bread of choice Spread margarine Start by slathering some mayo on the inside of both pi...read more

Lamiaceae Thymus vulgaris derivative "Thymol"; natural medical, flavoring, and pesticide uses.

in Thyme
by CryptidFlora • | | 2 comments
https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/thymol#section=EU-Pesticides-Data As can be seen in this pub chem directory page, Thymol (a natural derivative of thyme herb) has evidence of antimicrobial properties, and is accepted by the EPA for use as a natural fungicide. It also shows some e...read more

Capsicum annum, Hermann Adolph Köhler "Medizinal-Pflanzen" 1898

in Annual Pepper
by CryptidFlora • | | 0 comments

A systematic review study of therapeutic effects of Matricaria recuitta chamomile

in German Chamomile
by CryptidFlora • | | 2 comments
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5074766/

Support forum fixed

in Announcements
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
If you tried to register in the past, you were referred to the Support forum in order to request to become a member. However, you couldn't see it! I thought you could, but apparently I had it set so only administrators could see the Support forum. Sorry. Anyway, it's fixed; so, you should be abl...read more

More prenatal choline needed

in Human
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/01/220103145558.htm The link talks about the benefits in child attention after mothers take about twice as much choline as recommended during pregnancy.

Cold-hardy houseplants

in Plant
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
This thread is to list and talk about cold-hardy houseplants. Of course, it's not going to be as cold in a house as it will be outdoors, but if you want to be sure that putting your plant in a windowsill during the winter isn't going to make it suffer, I imagine the plants in this list might wor...read more

Search engines worth knowing about

in Software
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Other than the usual Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo, Ecosia, Yandex, etc., here's a list of search engines that are remarkable: * gigablast.com * mojeek.com Interesting meta search engines: * metager.org Limited scope: * sweetsearch.com (for students) Also, you should probably look up ...read more

How to play a half-step lower on your pennywhistle

in Non-taxa
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
A pennywhistle, also known as a flagolet, whistle, or tinwhistle, is an instrument with six fingering holes and about a two octave range. Some other instruments, such as low whistles, Irish flutes, and dizi flutes are fingered the same way (although dizi flutes have one or more extra holes, but ...read more

Xenobots

in Anura
by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/11/211129155020.htm This is about how they used frog cells to make self-replicating living xenobots.

Causes of inflation

in Non-taxa
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Right now, there's a lot of hubbub about inflation. People are acting like it's President Biden's fault, but they're ignoring that it's a global problem (not a USA problem only): https://m.economictimes.com/news/international/business/view-how-global-is-inflation/articleshow/87679145.cms T...read more

Sign-up quiz for HymnWiki.org (not for this forum)

in HymnWiki
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
TBA

Environmentally friendly glitter

in Plant
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/11/211111130330.htm

Lightless displays (E-ink, transflective, etc.)

in Object
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
The purpose of this post is to list all of the following products with lightless displays that I find: * Computer monitors * Laptops (and similar) * Android tablets * Android smartphones but not the following: * E-readers * Non-Android tablets/phones Here's what I know about, so fa...read more

Wonderberry nutrition

in Wonderberry
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://ift.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/1541-4337.12756 The above article is about African nightshades in sub-Saharan Africa, and it's fascinating. It mentions some of Solanum retroflexum's nutritional value (its leaves in particular). I only refer to Solanum retroflexum as wonde...read more

Why World Cat Day is confusing

in Domestic Cat
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, someone wished us a happy World Cat Day, today (and the same time last year, if I remember right). I looked it up, and Google kept telling me it wasn't today (but that it was August 8th). I did the same thing last year (to no avail at the time); this year, I discovered the problem: It'...read more

Study says ketones improve brain function of obese individuals

in Human
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/10/211005101908.htm The article above talks about how taking ketones (I'm not sure which kind or what amounts) three times a day for fourteen days helped to improve things like working memory, processing speed, and brain circulation (blood flow to th...read more

Nematodes produce milk for their young?

in Caenorhabditis elegans
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/10/211005124704.htm This essentially says that Caenorhabditis elegans nematodes produce a milk-like substance for their young (and sacrifice themselves in the process). It's very interesting. They think this might have implications for slowing human ...read more

Terra programming language

in Software
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://terralang.org This language looks pretty awesome. Basically, it's a low-level language wrapped in a high-level language (Lua), and it has access to C libraries. So, you in your code, you have Lua code on the outside, Terra code within special Terra functions, and you can access C w...read more

Forums being converted to news

in Announcements
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Most of the forums on this site are being converted into Nabble's News format (as opposed to their forum format). This allows the topics view to be largely unnecessary and has some other benefits. A few forums (such as the one for links, and the support forums) are remaining in the forum form...read more
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