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North Korea threat after Trump vows ‘fire and fury’ | FT World

Curious Kids: Why is the sky blue and where does it start?

<i>This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to answer.</i> …

Astronomy

Why J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon Is Among the World's Greatest Leaders

<i>The staff of</i> Fortune <i>and a panel of experts recently assembled our annual list of the World’s Greatest Leaders. Here’s a profile of one of them.</i><p>There …

Bad Luck Causes Most Cancer, New Study Finds

But keep drinking your $15 green juice, suckers.<p>Humans want to believe we control our own destinies. If we exercise for 30 minutes every day, eat healthy, avoid cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs, meditate, and participate in the health trend du jour, it seems logical that we will live longer, be …

Looking for a new job? These companies offer unlimited holidays for their employees

If your holiday allowance leaves you unsatisfied, then it may just be time to make a career move to one of these annual leave-lenient companies. These ten UK employers, identified by job search specialist Glassdoor, all offer their workers unlimited holiday entitlement.<p>The practice of offering …

Dog keeps abandoned toddler alive in freezing weather

A family dog has kept a child alive for days after the two-year-old’s mother abandoned him in a porch.<p>The boy was left in an unheated doorway in the …

Coca-Cola trying to slim down business, not just drinks

NEW YORK (AP) — Coke is trying to slim down its business, not just its sodas.<p>The Atlanta-based company said its profit fell 55 percent as global …

Batteries included: Yorkshire village seeks to solve riddle of too much sun

Moixa trial at Oxspring to see if UK-made home batteries can store and use local solar power for longer, bypass National Grid and cut energy bills<p>The bungalows of Oxspring may look an unlikely testing ground for a new technology billed as a way to help renewable power, stymie energy price rises and …

60% of British women are too busy to wash their hair - but how often should we be shampooing our locks?

How often should you wash your hair is one of the most Googled beauty questions. And how often you actually do wash your hair is just as loaded a question.<p>It used to be the case that British women shampooed every couple of days but new research by Herbal Essence - to mark the launch of its new …

The great garbage fire debate: Should we be burning our trash into energy?

<b>(Getty/Peter Macdiarmid)</b><p>Other countries convert incinerated waste into electricity and heat. Could this help our trash crisis?<p>Diane Stopyra<p>January 2, 2017 9:30pm (UTC)<p>Earlier this year, a video explaining Sweden’s efficient trash burning system made the Facebook rounds, touting a shocking …

Sustainability

How to Determine If Solar Panels Make Sense for You

Channel your inner Elon Musk.<p>Solar panels are quickly becoming one of the most popular options for green energy. Even Tesla, headed by Silicon Valley guru Elon Musk, has started marketing solar panels for the home. Musk has even gone so far as to power an entire island to show how efficient his new …

We're there! Renewables now cheapest unsubsidized electricity in U.S.

Over the past few years, the cost of electricity generation from renewable-energy sources has decreased dramatically.<p>So much so, that renewable …

3 Things You Should Know About the Solar Sector

The solar sector can be an enticing and risky space for investors. There's tremendous growth in the industry and trillions of dollars in potential revenue, but companies come and go rapidly as the landscape changes. Before jumping in, here are three things every investor should keep in mind.<p>Image …

7 Ways to Power Your Home With Renewable Energy

Power your home, save money, and help the environment.<p>Unless you're filthy rich, you're probably always on the lookout for ways to save a couple bucks. One of the best ways to cut your monthly bills is by investing in renewable energy. Not from the power plant, but stuff you can scare up …

Renewable Energy

11 signs of borderline personality disorder

It's easy to joke around about personality disorders: "I'm really OCD about keeping my house clean." Or, "Ugh, her mood swings are so bad; is she bipolar?"<p>The truth is, personality disorders—long-term unhealthy and inflexible patterns of thinking—are an all-too-real struggle for roughly 9 percent …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi).<p>So how can you be happier?<p>There's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is determined by …

Happiness

The Best Time of Day to Do Everything, According to Science [Infographic]

Learn the best times of day for everything you do, according to science -- from eating meals and cleaning your apartment to brainstorming and holding …

Infographics

NCAT Sustainable Energy - The National Center for Appropriate Technology

Why Do Managers Treat Employees Like Children? Science Explains

This one thing terrifies the leader's brain more than anything--and triggers you into parent mode with employees.<p>There aren't many managers who, as they eat their morning Corn Flakes, think "How can I make my employees feel like children today?"<p>But parenting in the workplace occurs all too often.<p>As …

Employment

Japanese Cheesecake

Step 1<p>Preheat The Oven<p>Preheat the oven at 160°C.<p>Step 2<p>Prepare The Cake Tin<p>Prepare a 20cm loose-bottomed cake tin by greasing and lined the inside …

Dessert

Scientists Created The Most Efficient Solar Cells Ever

The conversion of sunlight to electricity has been studied in depth for many years. Engineers in Australia, however, have brought into their research …