Paul Cooper

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Pizza boxes and yoghurt pots: What you should not recycle

It seems simple: you can recycle cardboard, paper, plastic and glass.<p>But recycling is not as clear cut as that. Many seemingly recyclable items can …

The Explosive Legacy of Guy Fawkes, the Man Behind the Mask

A popular symbol of protest today, Guy Fawkes was first the face of treason because of his role in the murderous Gunpowder Plot of 1605.<p>Tensions were high in England in late October 1605, when an English nobleman, Lord Monteagle, received a mysterious letter. Along with the rest of England’s peers …

Seven Delicious Ways To Reduce Food Waste

Over the last year the issue of food waste has become more and more visible. Selfridges recently dedicated a season to chefs who highlight the …

Food

An update on food waste

Plus: The problem with 'no added sugar' and who (really) killed Sears<p>Fatal exposure to walnut dust<p>Justin Mathews died days after going into …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Why Americans have stopped eating leftovers

American consumers throw away 27 million tons of food each year, according to the food waste coalition ReFED, clogging landfills, generating greenhouse gasses, and costing the economy an estimated $144 billion.<p>The solution, however, could be simple: get people to eat leftovers again.<p><i>[The hot new</i> …

Agriculture

How Your Family Can Reduce Food Waste

According to a USDA report, 30 to 40 percent of the food supply is wasted. This alarmingly high number piles up to 161 billion dollars worth of food …

Food

Bananas: Health Benefits, Risks & Nutrition Facts

Bananas are one of the world's most appealing fruits. Global banana exports reached about 18 million tons in 2015, according to the United Nations. …

Nutrition

This Incredibly Simple Packaging Idea Could Reduce Global Emissions

A Dutch design student proposes a common-sense alternative to the way most home goods are sold today.<p>Look at any label on a household product, from laundry detergent to dish soap to shampoo, and you’ll see that most are 80% water. Across billions of units, shipped around the world, that adds up to …

Sustainability

iPhone X: Forget the experts, here’s what real people think

Commentary: Tim Cook says Apple doesn't make phones just for the rich. So I roamed around California and asked real, non-rich people whether the iPhone X excited them.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The tech world often behaves as if …

Mobile Technology

6 reasons why you should order an Apple Watch with LTE today

Apple Watch Series 3 is now available to pre-order ahead of its sales debut on September 22. If you move fast, you may still be able to claim one for launch day delivery.<p>But do you really need one? Maybe you already have a previous Apple Watch that’s still serving you well. Maybe you’ve never …

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Everything Apple announced at today's iPhone event

Apple CEO Tim Cook today opened Apple’s fall iPhone event with a touching tribute to ex-CEO Steve Jobs. It’s fitting. The stage Cook stood on, after all, was the focal point of a new theater bearing Jobs’ name.<p>Apple Watch<p>Watch, according to Cook, has grown 50 percent over the previous year. It’s …

Food

4 Easy Ways to Reduce Food Waste As a College Student

When in doubt, don't just throw it out.<p>September 08, 2017<p>Over the summer, I worked at a candy store, and the amount of expired chocolate, jelly …

Food

Here's What To Do With Your Leftover Food Waste Instead Of Binning It

Never buy lunch again<p><b>Words by Sophie Hockings</b><p>The last five years has seen the return of Doc Martins, the jelly sandal, and the scrunchie, but one …

Sustainability

Starbucks is now offering half-price food an hour before stores close

It's part of the coffee giant 's plan to reduce food waste<p>Starbucks has just introduced a major change in hundreds of its stores and it might be the most exciting food-related thing we've heard since the Pumpkin Cheesecake Frappuccino news.<p>The coffee chain has announced it will be cutting food …

The British Library is racing to save archived sounds from decay

A Nazi radio archive with more than 4,000 discs that have never been played, a collection of Beijing street sounds from the 90s and the voice of …

British Library

Vladimir Putin believes artificial intelligence could lead to global monopolies and drone wars

While Microsoft and Google preach how society can be enhanced through artificial intelligence, not everyone is thinking about making the world a better place through Paxos algorithms for consensus protocols.<p>Russian president Vladimir Putin spoke about the potential power of artificial intelligence …

AI is going to replace retail workers sooner than you think

<i>Citibank</i> recently disseminated a predictive research paper in its “Technology at Work” series, wherein a number of experts lay out the future of human employment. The co-director for the Oxford Martin Programme on Technology and Employment, Carl Benedikt Frey, writes “Retail is one industry in …

How ISIS Treats Women - Life in Mosul After Daesh Occupation

When people think of Iraq, they often think of a country mired in conflict. But for me, it was a wonderful place to grow up. Mosul used to be known …

World Food Program

Meet the chef who cooks what other people throw away - delicious. magazine

Long before the term ‘celebrity chef’ passed into common usage, chefs used to be people who cooked stuff in restaurants – just that. Not any more. …

My week without plastic: 'I found a toothbrush made of pig hair'

We produce 300m tonnes of plastic a year – 5m tonnes of which ends up in the oceans. How easy is it to ditch the excess packaging and learn to love shampoo in solid bars?<p>It’s in shampoo bottles, toothbrushes, clothes and biros. It’s even in teabags. Plastic is everywhere.<p>In some cases this brings …

Pollution

Retailers, brands see green for back-to-school shopping

For the back-to-school season, many parents and their kids are thinking green.<p>Concerns about the environment have them looking for secondhand clothing or fashions made from reused material — but price still rules. Shoppers want quality and style in backpacks, jeans and the like without spending a …

It's time for deposits on everything

<b>The mess of garbage in Toronto's restored Grange Park shows the need for producer responsibility.</b><p>Grange Park is an oasis in the heart of Toronto, …

I've cut down on food waste and saved money in the process because of this kitchen gadget

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Monoprice Out of all the bad habits I've picked up over the years, throwing out uneaten food on a semi-regular basis is my least …

Kitchens

29 of the Toughest Interview Questions With Answers

Tough Job Interview Questions and Answers<p>How to Answer Some of the Toughest Questions to Get the Job<p>Updated October 26, 2017<p>Preparing for a job …

Employment

The life of Britain’s firefighters: ‘My helmet melted around my head’

When a firefighter’s breathing apparatus gets low on air, it begins to whistle. “But by the time it whistles, you’ve only got a minute or so. If you’re seven minutes deep into the building, what are you going to do?” asks Lucy Masoud, a firefighter at Chelsea fire station in London. “You’re …

Fire Fighting

#Toohottosleep: 16 ways to help you sleep in hot weather

<b>It can often be a struggle getting a good night's sleep during summer –</b> <b>temperatures rise and the sweltering heat and humidity leaves us tossing and</b> …

Home Decorating

General election 2017: Making sense of the final polls

<b>Confused about what is likely to happen on Thursday?</b><p>That would not be surprising. The polls have, after all, produced very divergent results.<p>In the last few days, for example, one has put the Conservative lead over Labour as low as one point and another as high as 12.<p>So how should you try and make …

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