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The Green Cone is a backyard solar digester that reduces 90% of food waste

<b>This ingenious digester/composter, made in Ontario, is the simple, natural way to divert food waste from landfills.</b><p>No matter how much I think about …

Sustainability

To Lose Weight, Stop Trying

A Princeton neuroscientist says he lost 50 pounds in a few months. His technique? Expending no effort whatsoever.<p><i>Aeon</i> has an intriguing new essay by …

This 5-Recipe Meal Plan Will Get You Through The Week

With a grocery list to boot!<p>During the stress of the holidays it's easy to forget about dinner. But making this meal a last-minute afterthought isn't the best way to fuel your body for another ugly sweater party. No, what you need is a plan. A recipe plan. And that's what we have for you right here.<p>…

Cooking

Dozen Best Cookbooks for 2015

This year, 2015, has seen a constant flow of excellent, exciting cookbooks in all possible flavors. There surely are books that you want for yourself or perhaps to share as holiday gifts.<p>I've written over 200 cookbook reviews this year, some here at Huffington and more over at Suzi's Blog over at …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram …

Cameras