Ben Shomshor

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The Perfect Cocktail for Each Zodiac Sign

The Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas, recently introduced their Zodiac Cocktail program—and we got our hands on the out-of-this-world recipes.<p>Have you …

1-acre permaculture farm in Australia feeds 50 families

This family in Australia completely shifted the way they source their food – with remarkable success. When wife Nici suffered an illness, the Coopers …

Can tech replace painkillers?

Jennifer Kain Kilgore was 17 when she had her first car accident. A high school senior, she was driving with her mother and aunt for a college visit to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., when their car -- stopped on the highway in a line of traffic -- was rear-ended by another driver …

Two New Starbucks Products Prove They’re Eager To Stay Ahead Of Artisan Coffee Shops

Starbucks has trained themselves to stay ahead of the game when it comes to coffee. They also know how to get your attention — rainbow unicorn dragon mango orange mocha frappucinos any one? That sarcastic departure is only slightly off from reality. Starbucks was built off of bringing a unique …

The Secret Logic of Cows

A new mathematical model explores the complex reasons herd animals stay with a group or leave it.<p>A cluster of cows browsing under the summer sun might look like they haven’t a care in the world. But the life of a herd animal is filled with trade-offs and decisions. Although they seem …

How Do We Solve America’s Oversupply of Bread?

<i>This story was originally published on</i> <i>Civil Eats</i><i>.</i><p>I could spend all day collecting day-olds from bakeries for the community meals program I run. The donuts, danishes, and buttery rolls look luscious, but our guests have plenty of access to refined foods. I want to offer healthier options, so I …

Could These Robotic Kelp Farms Give Us An Abundant Source Of Carbon-Neutral Fuel?

By using elevators to grow kelp farther out in ocean waters, Marine BioEnergy thinks it can grow enough seaweed to make a dent in the fuel market.<p>Off the coast of Catalina Island near Los Angeles, a prototype of a new “kelp elevator”–a long tube with seaweed growing on it that can be moved up and …

Aquaculture

Blue Bottle's New Coffee Dripper Is a Marvel of Engineering | MyRecipes

If you’ve ever visited a Blue Bottle Coffee shop, you’ll notice that there are no giant urns of hot coffee behind the counter. That's by design. …

Early Modern Philosophy

From Aquinas (1225) to Kant (1804)<p>The early modern period was one of the most innovative moments in Western philosophy, during which new theories of …

Can garden herbs and spices really cure you?

<b>Vicky Chown (far left), co-author of The Handmade Apothecary with Kim Walker, explains the health benefits of garden herbs and which natural</b> …

Why are people still racist? What science says about America’s race problem.

Torch-bearing white supremacists shouting racist and anti-Semitic slogans. Protesters and counter protesters colliding with violence and chaos. A car driven by a known Nazi sympathizer mowing down a crowd of activists.<p>Many Americans responded to this weekend's violence in Charlottesville with …

Equality

New Drone Footage Exposes the Horrors of Factory Farming

By Mark Devries<p>The animal agriculture industry spends millions on deceptive advertising to persuade consumers that farmed animals roam freely on …

Forestry

4 Meeting Mistakes You're Probably Making and How to Fix Them

Meeting etiquette lessons for everyone from interns to CEOs<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s summer, and most offices become a revolving door: interns in, vacationers out. Add in crazy schedules like Summer Fridays and there’s more impetus than ever to make sure your …

Unique Nitro Cold Creamy Coffee Brewing Machine (video)

Nitro King created by the Brewing Company is a new method of brewing cold coffee to produce a thick and creamy textured drink which is similar in …

Coffee

5 Uses for Coffee Grounds to Try Instead of Throwing Them Away

As a self-pronounced caffeine addict, I make coffee every morning. But after the brew is through, the coffee grounds simply get thrown away. When I …

Trump Administration Denies Pacific Bluefin Tuna Endangered Species Act Protection

The Trump administration rejected a petition Monday to protect imperiled Pacific bluefin tuna under the Endangered Species Act. This powerful apex …

Vermouth, Bitters and Black Coffee – White Collar Wire

In speaking of the martini, Winston Churchill supposedly observed “I would like to observe the vermouth from across the room while I drink my …

The history of cold-brew coffee is fascinating. (An 1840s Algerian fortress is involved.)

From 17th century Kyoto to your neighborhood Starbucks<p>“In Cuba,” reports a coffee compendium published in 1922, “the custom is to grind the coffee …

Aging Coffee

In recent years, there has been a trend of aging coffee. The hype goes something like, "Aged wine is great. Aged whiskey is great. So is aged …

The 7 biggest problems facing science, according to 270 scientists - Vox

Science is in big trouble. Or so we’re told.<p>In the past several years, many scientists have become afflicted with a serious case of doubt — doubt in the very institution of science.<p>Explore the biggest challenges facing science, and how we can fix them:<p>Academia has a huge money problem<br>• Too many …

Anchovies Marinated in Vinegar (Boquerones en Vinagre) Recipe

• 6 hrs<br>• Prep: 6 hrs,<br>• Cook: 0 mins<br>• Yield: 4 to 6 servings<p>Ratings<p>(10)<p>By Lisa & Tony Sierra<p>Updated 03/06/18<p>Share<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>print<p>Anchovies have a bad reputation …

Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — A firm run by Donald Trump's campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine's ruling political party, attempting to sway American public opinion in favor of the country's pro-Russian government, emails obtained by The Associated …

You can now get your apple cider vinegar in K-cup form

One of the most exciting things to happen to our mornings has been the invention of the pod-based coffee machines (besides the smoothie bowl, of …

Composting As Animal Husbandry - Moving Way Beyond Recycling

<i>Image credit: Sami Grover</i><p>I was observing the heat rising from my compost heap this morning, the one inspired by my review of Gene Logsdon's guide to …

The quest to end Sierra Leone's 'hunger season'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1256000/1256789_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524691918_48e40338ce4d7c1cd9d47b2e2accab5a<p><b>"As a child growing up, we memorised something which I still recall."</b><p>Herbert Mc'leod pauses, leans forward on his hilltop porch in central …

Agriculture