Is juicing cannabis better for you than smoking it?

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Cannabis is known to most of us as either a drug, a plant, or simply a flower. But now it’s being regarded as a vegetable, particularly because of the double whammy of health benefits not only from consuming the plant but also juicing it.

 

 

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Scientists grow super broccoli packed with a big nutritional punch

super broccoli

Super broccoli

A new breed of the broccoli has been unveiled by British scientists that experts say packs a big nutritional punch . The new broccoli was specially grown to contain two to three times the normal amount of glucoraphanin , a nutrientbelievedto help ward off heart disease . “Vegetables are a medicine cabinet already ,” said Richard Mithen , who led the team of scientists at the Institute for Food Research in Norwich , England , that developed the new broccoli . “When you eat this broccoli … you get a reduction in cholesterol in your blood stream ,” he said .

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Outta Control Carrots

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Ok, now that’s WAY outta control!

Puny carrots in the produce aisle in your local grocery store not turning your crank? Tokyobling blog ran across this carrot shown above at a supermarket in Tokyo.

Apparently, it’s a breed called the “Javelot” long carrot (I can imagine where they get the name: what do you get when you cross a javelin with a carrot?) It is bred and sold by Exhibition Seeds.

But that’s not even close to the world record for longest carrot! Joe Atherton of Mansfield Woodhouse in Nottinghamshire is the Guinness World Record holder of the longest carrot ever recorded: 19 feet and 1.875 inches (5.84 m):

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Aeroponics: Grow Plants Without Soil

 Aeroponics: Grow Plants Without Soil

Using soil to grow plants is so last century. We live in the future, we don’t need to get our hands dirty with dirt. No, we’re all about aeroponics, where specially formulated nutrient mists replace soil. This Broto Domestic Greenhouse lets you use aeroponics to grow plants, constantly checking the pH, temperature, nutrients, and humidity to ensure that they grow as healthily as possible.

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Picking Cucumbers

Picking Cucumbers

Full time job, laying down

What do those people do? They implement new technology in agriculture. It consists of one tractor riding by the road in the middle of the cucumber field and carrying up to ten people by both sides of the thing that its towing. People lay on it and pick up cucumbers on the go then putting them on the moving transporter which collects cucumbers to the central storage. (Pics)

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Japanese Refrigerator Sprays Vitamin C to Keep Food Fresh

Japanese Refrigerator Sprays Vitamin C to Keep Food Fresh

Super-dosed C food

The Japanese are ahead of us in everything, even Fridge tech. Not only do they like to spray snow to deodorize things, they also like their fridges to emit vitamin C. Hitachi fridges, that is. The idea behind their new fridges seems sound enough. The R-Y6000 releases Vitamin C into the air inside to keep your food fresher.

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