Saturday, May 21, 2022
By Jessica Berman - WASHINGTON — One trillion. That’s the number of scents researchers have determined humans can detect through their sense of smell. Scientists say the figure is probably a conservative estimate. Popular and scientific literature since the 1920's has put the number of odors detectable by humans at around...
Researchers have known for some time that chocolate - especially dark chocolate - is good for the heart.  Now,  they know why. Besides tasting good, researchers found dark chocolate is protective against heart disease in two ways; it restores flexibility to stiffening arteries and prevents white blood cells from sticking...
A new exhibit at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington features a vibrant collection of orchids from all over the world. This elegant flower is not solely ornamental, its uses also extend to medicine and cooking. Sensory celebration To walk into the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington is to encounter a...
Representative Rida Cabanilla has proposed a bill to allow the growing and export of marijuana products as the solution for the state’s growing unfunded liabilities. “This is something we already know how to do,” said Cabanilla.  “And the market is getting bigger every day.”  Ironically, the bill does not legalize the...
By Carol Tappenden - A country once identified largely by its strict division of black and white, South Africa has now been a democracy for almost 20 years, and is home to some 50 million people who proudly lay claim to their diversity of ethnicity, culture and 11 official languages....
SourceURL:file:///Users/allan/Desktop/HR%20EDITORIAL/Travelng%20w%20History%20C%2344B076.doc Traveling With History        Corregidor Story & pictures by Allan Seiden          Situated on a rocky island at the entrance to the expansive waters of Manila Bay, Corregidor was a defensive outpost for the city of Manila, 35 miles by boat to the northeast. having taken over Germany’s Pacific colonies...
by Rob Kay Corals will return to damaged reefs eventually, if all the ecological factors are present. However, when most are destroyed, regeneration can take as long as 50 years. She learned from Fijiguide.com’s visiting photographer, Scott Putnam, that live coral can be replanted.  You simply take the broken pieces on...
By Rob Kay Roberta Davis never thought she’d end up living in Taveuni. The Honolulu-bornDavis and her husband, John Llanes, a Hawaii Island native, run a B&B style property called Makaira, just a few miles from an old dirt airstrip. The property consists of four bures (cottages) perched on four...
By Tara Kelly, Realtor Associate - Maybe you have never experienced sailing in Waikiki and watching the regatta on a Friday night? Or maybe you have. If you haven’t experienced this wonderful sensation, I encourage you to do it. The spirit and excitement is remarkable. To be surrounded with sailors and the...
SourceURL:file:///Users/allan/Desktop/HR%20EDITORIAL/HR%20archive/HR%20Philly.doc   Text and photography by Allan Seiden      It was the opening of the new home for the fabled Barnes collection that drew me to Philadelphia for the first time in 50 years, done as a two-day, two–night side trip from New York. Philly proved well worth the time and expense, starting with...