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3 plans to avoid blackouts using 100% renewable energy - Futurity

"Based on these results, I can more confidently state that there is no technical or economic barrier to transitioning the entire world to 100% clean, …

Renewable Energy

We tried 12 of the most popular protein bars on the market — this is the only one worth buying

After sampling 12 different protein bars, the only place I don't feel like going is the gym.<p>Protein bars are designed to be high-energy snacks that contain a large concentration of protein, a macronutrient that helps to build muscle mass and repair wounds or damaged tissues. Some contain around 20 …

Nutrition

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

Scientists invent ‘super wood’ that could replace steel

Scientists have devised a way to make wood up to 12 times stronger in a bid to replace steel with a cheaper, lighter and more renewable …

Engineering

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

Breakfast

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

Motivation

18 words and phrases smart people never include on their resumes

While it can be tempting to load a bunch of jargon and glowing language on your resume, there are certain terms and phrases that you should avoid.<p>So, …

Employment

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (In Moderation)

If you want to land an interview, create resumes and cover letters that are light on self-promotion and heavy on ingratiation.<p>While your resume won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and resume is necessary to get you to the next …

Employment

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Harvard Medical School

The Greatest Bubble Ever: Why You Better Believe It, Part 1

During the 40 months after Alan Greenspan's infamous "irrational exuberance" speech in December 1996, the NASDAQ 100 index rose from <i>830</i> to <i>4585</i> or by</i> …

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways To Be More Effective At Work

We are creatures of habit, and so are our brains. When we establish routines, we can carry out tasks faster since we don't have to 'think' about the task<p>Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like …

15 ways to use up that pomegranate molasses

A reduction made from pomegranate juice, molasses is a versatile ingredient that brings a tangy flavour to your cooking from salads to seafood...<p>Grab …

The Queen's pastry chef shares her secret mince pie recipe

The Queen’s pastry chef has revealed the secret recipe for the mince pies served at Buckingham Palace just in time for you to make them… for next …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

Rice Calories Can Be Cut in Half With This Trick

A cup of white rice has about 200 calories—not insignificant, considering it’s most often used as a small part of a larger dish. But there’s an easy, …

15 recipes for the die-hard dumpling lover

These pork and prawn potstickers were crowned winners by the <i>#TheChefsLine</i> judges and your household will be doing the same.<p>Pork and prawn</i> …

The Running Bubble Has Popped. (You Couldn’t Hear It in New York.)

About 50,000 runners started the New York City Marathon on Sunday — and they were the lucky ones. Only 17 percent of those who had entered a drawing that fills a third of the field were selected, and applications for those spots were up about 20 percent over the year before, according to race …

The pulse with the most: 18 ways to triumph with chickpeas

They're touted as a health food, and rightly so, which means you can feel good about your hunk of burning love for the pulse with the most.<p>It has to …

Recipes

Perfect tempura in 6 easy steps

There are some cooking feats that we recoil at the mention of. Choux pastry. Soufflé. Filleting a whole trout. Sourdough bread.<p>Then, there's tempura. …

Recipes

Apple Crisp with Oat Topping

Apple crisp has long been a favorite apple dessert because it's super easy to fix and tastes wonderful. If you don't have time to fuss with an apple …

The biggest mentoring mistakes, according to one of the world's leading experts

Tim P. Whitby/ Getty Images for Doha Film Institute<p>Mentoring in modern business is becoming increasingly popular, as seen through the number of …

7 ways to nail homemade cheeses

Mini rolls with cheese (kifle sa sirom)<p>Visiting the local bakery is part of everyday life in Bosnia and the bakeries always have a good variety of</i> …

30 hearty winter pie recipes

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Recipes

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

CSS

Gaming. The shocking reason young men are walking away from work

A team of researchers in the United States might have just cracked one of the biggest mysteries in economics. It's why young men are vanishing, in …

22 brilliant broccoli recipes

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Science Insists This Is How We Become Better Workers

Maybe you're starting a new job or you're being considered for a promotion. Or maybe you're just desperately seeking respite from the weight of your …

World Economic Forum

Queensland solar farm is just start of Telstra’s big solar plans

The 70MW solar farm that telecommunications giant Telstra has contracted to build in north Queensland is just the start of its big solar plans, …