Why Japanese Iron Kettles Are So Expensive

Why Japanese Iron Kettles Are So Expensive

A handmade Japanese iron kettle can cost over $300. For centuries, artisans have made kettles by pouring molten iron into molds and hammering them out once they’ve cooled. These kettles often have beautiful designs but they’re only used for boiling water. You can buy a 

Pomo Land Back

Pomo Land Back

Jackson Demonstration State Forest (JDSF, also known as “the Jackson”) is a 48,652 acre Public Forest in Mendocino County, CA managed by Cal Fire. Under the Guise of Developing “Sustainable Forest Management” Policy and Practices, it is subjected to routine logging and land degradation. With 

Floppotron 3.0

Floppotron 3.0

To avoid scaring the non-technical readers away at the beginning, I’ll start with the basic operating principles and explain where these sounds come from. Every mechanical device with electric motor or any other moving parts makes noise as a side effect. Sometimes that noise can 

Kalaripayattu a 3,000 year martial art

Kalaripayattu a 3,000 year martial art

Kalaripayattu, also known simply as Kalari, is an Indian martial art that originated in modern-day Kerala, a state on the southwestern coast of India.