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'Heavenly Creature' Melanie Lynskey Sells Her Celestial L.A. Bungalow

New Zealand–born actress <b>Melanie Lynskey</b> probably didn't need her cozy Echo Park bungalow any more, now that she's happily engaged to actor <b>Jason …

Arsene Wenger reveals the three things that killed Arsenal’s season

Arsene Wenger has explained why he believes Arsenal have underperformed so drastically this season, citing big-game failings, a lack of confidence …

Google unveils the most detailed view of Earth's changing oceans, seas, rivers and lakes

Google has partnered with the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre to produce the greatest views of water on the surface of Earth ever.<p>The …

What does the new federal water bill mean for California? For one, a big win for farmers

California farmers and Southern California cities were aghast last winter when much of the heavy rainfall that fell in Northern California washed …

Oroville Dam

$4-million settlement will fund stormwater projects and a 'green street' for Watts

A South Los Angeles street will get an environmentally friendly face-lift, and new rain gardens and cisterns soon will appear at homes across Los Angeles County thanks to a $4-million settlement reached late last month.<p>The agreement comes more than eight years after a pair of environmental advocacy …

California

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Motivation

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

A former Google exec on how to make tough decisions quickly

I’ve long believed that speed is the ultimate weapon in business. All else being equal, the fastest company in any market will win. Speed is a defining characteristic—if not <i>the</i> defining characteristic—of the leader in virtually every industry you look at.<p>In tech, speed is seen primarily as an asset …

Management

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

Design

Why we should electrify the oceans

In Indonesia, ecologists have created ‘biological rocks’ on the ocean floor using an ingeniously simple technology. Katie Silver investigates.<p>Just metres off the beach, beneath the clear water, is a giant motorbike, sitting atop a big steel structure in the shape of a speedbump. It is covered in …

Engineering

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>What are sinkholes and what causes them?<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in …