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What Are Loofahs Made Of?

What Are Loofahs Made Of?

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Bath time, spa experiences, and even common household chores just wouldn’t be the same without the humble sponge. Sponges, mostly from class Demospongiae, have been sold commercially as cleansing aids for thousands of years, and have also been used as water filters, padding for soldiers’ helmets, and for painting and decorating. (The brightly-colored pad hanging out…

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Golden Star and other camphors

Golden Star and other camphors

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When I was growing up, we had these fascinating red tins in our medicine cabinet. Roughly the size of an average coin, when pried open, these tiny containers exuded a most peculiar scent that you couldn’t get from anything else. Inside was a thick, slightly yellow substance that mum would put on her temples if she had…

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A Brief History of Hanoi’s Iconic Bia Hơi Glass

A Brief History of Hanoi’s Iconic Bia Hơi Glass

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Published on Thursday, 15 March 2018 16:00 Written by Khoi Pham. Illustration by Hannah Hoang. Hanoi’s iconic bia hơi glass is more than meets the eye. If you’ve ever spent time hanging out on the pavement of Vietnam’s capital, chatting with friends while sipping on cheap bia hơi, you know what we’re talking about: cốc vại. The short, bluish glasses are…

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This Is Where Hanoi’s Bia Hơi Glasses Come From

This Is Where Hanoi’s Bia Hơi Glasses Come From

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Published on Monday, 19 October 2015 15:00 Written by Saigoneer. The short, cloudy glass tumblers that are a fixture in Hanoi’s bia hơi establishments are an everyday object with a story. Though you hardly give a second thought to the container when you’re downing glass after glass of ice-cold fresh beer, all of the capital’s distinct bia hơi cups are…

Life with a child with ADHD can be frustrating and overwhelming

Life with a child with ADHD can be frustrating and overwhelming

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It has so far been the only session where a specific presenter has requested this. Second, these are sworn testimony sessions called Intervener Hearings. The first set of hearings were for gathering infomation on what they should include in their deliberations. cheap kanken In Ontario’s orchards, GPS mapping has laid the groundwork for a new…

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