Airy Sweet Potatoes

FUKUSHIMA, Japan – Sweet potatoes, usually planted in soil, are being cultivated in midair by children in Kawamata, Fukushima Prefecture. Growing sweet potatoes suspended above ground not only avoids radioactive substances absorbed into the soil by the crisis at the nearby Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, but allows the plant’s big leaves to form…

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August Prayer Letter

Dear Praying Friends, To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: Romans 2:7 The Christian life of service in thanksgiving to our Saviour who gave Himself for our salvation, is not a quick and easy task. We are to continue in doing good works that…

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COMFORTABLE SUMMERS AND WINTERS

Japan’s Ene-Farm’s unique fuel cells for home use, economically caters for comfort in sizzling hot summers and icy cold winters. In 2008, Japan became the first country in the world to begin selling such a system for ordinary houses. The fuel cell unit generates power by allowing hydrogen – extracted in a steam-reforming process from…

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FOR LONG LIFE, BE HAPPY

Shochi, who was born on Aug. 16, 1906, has traveled around the world at least seven times, with six of the seven tours made after he turned 100.  Wearing his signature silk hat and a bright red cloak, 106-year-old Saburo Shochi cut a fine figure when he arrived at the Best Dresser Awards at a…

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