What we’re reading: 10/21

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A floating greenhouse? Could tomorrow’s farm be in the ocean? The Jellyfish Barge recycles seawater and uses the end product to nurture plants on the barge itself. According to Quartz, the barge’s expected monthly output is 1,200 plants such as strawberries, tomatoes, peas, mint, spinaches and basically anything that isn’t corn or tubers.

Magically delicious idea. What is it about those Lucky Charms marshmallows? And who came up with the brilliant idea to make a box JUST of these tasty little morsels? AND how can I get me hands on some? First We Feast has the details.

What’s the status on carbs? Over the years, health experts have said to cut back on carbs to improve weight and heart health. Now, a recent study says that cutting fat may have better results than cutting carbs when it comes to weight loss. Via CNN.

Korean temple cuisine. Ever heard of Jeong Kwan? She’s a Zen Buddhist nun from South Korea with a garden and spiritual practices that make her cooking so revered. Read more from The New York Times Style Magazine.

Sweet (or sour). You might think that honey is better for you. But the Washington Post reports on a recent study that compared the health effects of honey and the processed sweetener — and found no significant differences.

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