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A 'Smog Vacuum' Will Clean China’s Air, Turning Pollution Into Jewelry

It sounds whimsical, but Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde turned his sustainable design experiment into reality.<p><i>This article is part of HuffPost’s “</i><i>Reclaim</i><i>” campaign, an ongoing project spotlighting the world’s waste crisis and how we can begin to solve it.</i><p>A sliver of Beijing’s polluted skies will get …

Pollution

This Device Pulls Clean Drinking Water Out of Thin Air

Seriously.<p>When kids learn about the planet’s water cycle, they’re taught a simple concept: our atmosphere is filled with water vapour that has …

Frank Lloyd Wright hexagonal home up for sale in New Jersey

Located in Glen Ridge, it’s asking just under $1M<p>A new Frank Lloyd Wright home has come on the market, this time in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, where it is one of three remaining homes in the Garden State designed by the architect (a fourth was relocated to Arkansas in 2014).<p>Wright designed the Stuart …

Global carbon emissions just crossed a scary threshhold — permanently | VICE News

Scientists from NOAA's Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii announced Wednesday that this is the first September on record when carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has exceeded 400 parts per million, a critical metric for climate trackers.<p>Because plants across the Northern Hemisphere grow and absorb CO2 …

Climate Change

Humans are set to witness 'dangerous' consequences of global warming in this lifetime

The world could hit two degrees Celsius of warming – the point at which many scientists believe climate change will become dangerous – as early as …

Sore Knees? You May Have This Common Running Injury

It starts with tightness on the outside of your knee and sometimes around your hip.<p>It starts with tightness on the outside of your knee and sometimes …

6 Things That Happened When I Tried Meditating Every Day For A Month

I started meditating a little over a year ago—and by "start" I mean I had the most amazing guided meditation session at a yoga studio that sent my state of mind careening into a kaleidoscope of colors. Thirty minutes later, I "woke up" from my colorful state of unconsciousness thinking 2 minutes …

10 high-protein foods you’re not eating but should

You may think you know all there is to know about protein—but you might be surprised…<p>“Oftentimes, protein is only associated with building muscles, …

You Asked: Should I Take Nutrition Supplements?

Knee acting up? Swallow some glucosamine. Brain a little foggy? Pop some omega-3. Worried about the flu? Reach for Echinacea, or ginseng or zinc—or …

Sleeping habits that are hampering your productivity

How many hours in a day do you sleep? Six? Or six and a half maybe? Science says an adult needs at least 7–9 hours of sleep in a day to remain on top …

The Truth About People Who Say They Only Need A Few Hours Of Sleep

You probably know at least one person who swears she can get just a few hours of sleep and still feel great the next day. But, according to a new …

If You Want to Quit Complaining, Practice These 2 Powerful Daily Habits

Change your mindset with the same hacks used by Will Smith, Muhammed Ali and Oprah.<p>There was a time not too long ago when I complained so much my younger brother called me out. I had started to believe all the untrue stories my mind had created over the years. I was 26, and living a life that did …

Six technologies that produce clean, safe drinking water

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>One in 10 people worldwide lack regular access to safe drinking water. In an effort to tackle this most basic humanitarian problem, engineers around the globe have developed a wide array of devices, large and small, that generate clean water. Each year, a slew of innovations aim to …

Climate Change is Making Us Sick

Today, we face a double threat: climate change increases the severity of existing health issues and introduces new ones. If we want to protect …

Visualizing the Warmest August in 136 Years : Earth Matters : Blogs

August 2016 was the warmest August in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at …

The Artificial Leaf That Converts Carbon Dioxide To Fuel

<i>Image Source: tweaktown.com</i><p>Sun is the ultimate source of all forms of energy. Solar energy is converted from one form to another and it ultimately …

Donald Trump’s new economic policy plan would be devastating to the climate

It’s a laundry list of climate activists’ worst nightmares.<p>If you’re a voter who cares about stopping climate change, you really need to read Donald …

Fossil Fuels

The Little Things That Stress You Out and How to Cope With Them

When You're Stressed About the Little Things, Get Organized<p>I try to hide my stress from myself, but it piles up around me. Literally. Papers, sunglasses and bracelets, paid invoices, bagel coupons, and a horseshoe are all within my field of vision as I type this. You're probably not surprised to …

New inhaler protects lungs against effects of air pollution

Inexpensive over-the-counter product could help millions of people avoid worst health effects of breathing toxic air, say scientists<p>An inhaler that protects the lungs against air pollution has been developed by scientists and could help the many millions of people affected by toxic air to avoid its …

Oxford University

The Big Picture: round 412

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15 Bucket List Activities You Can Tick Off On Holiday

Experience an adventure of a lifetime with these amazing holiday activities.<p>Travelling to an idyllic holiday destination doesn’t have to be all fly …

US PRESIDENTIAL BETTING: Trump's chance of winning is growing every day

Donald Trump's chance of becoming US president is increasing almost every day, according to betting company Betfair.<p>On Thursday, Trump's odds fell below 3.0 for the first time. When odds are given as a decimal number, the lower the number is, the more likely the outcome is.<p>Trump was trading at 4.5 …

Air Pollution from Coal Burning Kills over 360,000 Chinese

Science<p>Deaths in China from air pollution caused by industrial and household coal-burning led to some 366,000 premature deaths in 2013, and this …

Pollution

Avocado: all the health benefits of this superfood

Avocados are great in salads, smoothies and even in chocolate cakes but what are the health benefits of this popular superfood and what is 'good fat'?<p>What's so super about it?<p>Avocados are brimming with essential nutrients, including potassium, B-vitamins and folic acid. They also act as a so-called …

Nutrition

President Obama creates an 'underwater Yellowstone' with first US national monument in the Atlantic Ocean

US President Barack Obama has announced the creation of a 4,913-square-mile national monument off the coast of Massachusetts, the first such monument …

How mindfulness makes your brain happy

Everybody is talking about mindfulness, but nobody seems to be able to explain clearly what the heck it really is. Ask people and you'll hear, "Umm, …

Nobel Prize

6 Basic Workout Rules That Personal Trainers Live By

It doesn’t matter how often you workout or how you prefer to get your sweat on, any person who has been in the fitness world for some time will tell …

Exercise

General Motors vows to run entirely on renewable energy by 2050

Manufacturing giant General Motors (GM) has vowed to run entirely on renewable energy by the middle of the century.<p>The company plans to generate its …