Why China's Rice Farmers Are Less Confrontational Than Wheat Farmers
Thomas Talhelm, an assistant professor of behavioral science, is the author of the “rice theory,” which states that people who grow up in rice-farming areas are less individualistic than people from wheat-producing places.
The Real 'Penny Lane' Has Moved From Sowing Wild Oats to Farming Wild Rice
Decades after retiring from professionally partying with famous rockstars, 'Penny Lane' maintains a Sauvie Island farm inherited from her parents, where her new passion is wild rice.
The Rat Meat Business Is Booming in Cambodia
Many of us might bristle at the idea of eating rat, but there's a massive export market for rat meat from Cambodia to Vietnam, where it's more highly prized than pork.
Concept Towers Could Bring Rice Farming To Hong Kong's Skyline
A proposed building with rice terraces and a built-in rain irrigation system could make cooking dinner easier than ever.