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How farming with rocks could improve global food security

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have learned that farming with crushed silicate rocks mixed into the soil could improve global food …

10 Fancy Foods Worth Trying to Make at Home

If you think dishes like paella, risotto, and lobster are best enjoyed at fancy restaurants, guess again. What if we told that you could easily cook …

If You Want Your Home to Sell for More, Consider Adding This to Your Kitchen

There’s more than a few reasons to love decorating with white when you’re on the coast: White lets views of the turquoise sea really shine; it makes …

NASA-inspired "speed breeding" boosts wheat production threefold

Developed by scientists at the University of Sydney, the University of Queensland (UQ) and the John Innes Centre, the technique builds on research …

Emerging Technology

5 Advanced Arm Workouts Using Proven Scientific Techniques

Having large, defined arms is the number one goal for a lot of trainees, but this can sadly also be a never-ending quest for most individuals.<p>The …

Muscle

Everyone needs an astiankuivauskaappi!

<b>That's Finnish for dish-drying cabinet.</b><p>When I was a kid visiting my cousins for a week each summer, we children were in charge of washing the dishes …

These Stocks Pay You to Own Them

Dividend-paying stocks are often appealing to investors, especially ones from companies that have consistently increased their dividends.<p>While all …

Investing

Taste Beyond The Tongue

9 Signs You Are Genuinely Confident, Without Seeming Cocky at All

The best confidence is quiet confidence. Here's how to know if you have real confidence -- and if not, how you can develop it.<p>Like most people's, my confidence level ebbs and flows. I'm what I call situationally confident. Depending on the setting, sometimes I'm extremely assured. Other times I'm …

personaldevelopment

Australian farmer's weed-destroying invention draws world interest

An Australian farmer's invention, which destroys weed seeds during harvest, has the potential to reduce the need for herbicides in grain farming and …

Agriculture

Drinking non-cow milk linked to shorter kids, study suggests

<b>(CNN) —</b> Children who drink dairy alternatives like soy, almond or rice milks are slightly shorter than their peers who drink cow's milk, according to a new study.<p>The study, published Wednesday in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that each daily cup of non-cow's milk consumed was …

Nutrition

Europe Travel: 10 Charming Villages for a Romantic Getaway

Europe’s most charming villages are at the heart of a fairytale story—gorgeous views, colorful scenery, and port-side, romantic stays against a …

To Be More Confident, Be More Vulnerable: 8 Counterintuitive Ways to Build Confidence

Be more vulnerable to become more confident? Sounds odd... but it works.<p>We all want to be more confident. And there are plenty of ways to become more confident.<p>But here's one you may not have considered.<p>The following is from Mareo McCracken, the revenue leader at Movemedical. (Consider following …

Self-improvement

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Analytics

Has This Silicon Valley Startup Finally Nailed The Indoor Farming Model?

Indoor farming is a trendy startup space, but many of those ventures have recently failed. Plenty thinks its technology, model, and timing mean it’s the place that will finally turn greens into green.<p>“I like to call this the cathedral.” So says Matt Barnard, CEO and cofounder of the vertical …

Aquaponics

6 Innovative Ways to Attract New Customers

Trouble luring in new business? Check out these insights from entrepreneurs about how they did it.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the May 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Attracting new customers is no easy task. However, there are …

Business Strategy

A Crucial Climate Mystery Hides Just Beneath Your Feet

<i>This story originally appeared on Grist and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>What Jonathan Sanderman really wanted was some old dirt. He …

Weed Wisdom: What 10 Common Weeds Are Trying to Tell You

Listen up! Your weeds are trying to tell you something.<p>Like all varieties of plants, individual weeds thrive in particular conditions. Some like it …

Learn How to Code From Your Couch With This Complete Web Developer Course 2.0

From HTML to Bootstrap.<p>Do you need to get your website up to scratch, or want to make some extra money building sites for others?<p>Web development is a …

4 Questions That Will Impress Any Hiring Manager in an Interview

It’s something that gets asked by almost every hiring manager at the tail end of almost any job interview: “Do you have any questions for me?” Shrug …

Employment

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

We’ve changed a life-giving nutrient into a deadly pollutant. How can we change it back?

Coastal dead zones, global warming, excess algae blooms, acid rain, ocean acidification, smog, impaired drinking water quality, an expanding ozone …

16 Cookie Crust Pies You Won’t Be Able to Resist

Pies aren’t the kind of dessert everyone feels comfortable tackling. There’s no shame in that. Luckily, there are many different ways to make a pie, including ways that forgo traditional pie crust ideas for something just as delicious. Introducing your new best friend: the cookie crust pie! Also …

How A Huge Dairy Is Solving A Major Pollution Problem

Though city dwellers may not realize it, agriculture is a big source of carbon emissions. That’s because of livestock’s production of methane, how …

8 Power Words You Should Start Using In Emails Today

Reaching out via email can be direct and professional-- and using power words in your emails can get you the results you're looking for

Four Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Read in 2016

With a new year upon us, there is no better time than the present to start actually abiding by that New Year's resolution to start reading more. If you are an entrepreneur, chances are you may feel like you simply don't have time to read for fun, but it is very important that you do what you can to …

8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

US (AZ): Seed to table: the economics of vertical farming

Seminars at CEAC:<p>US (AZ): Seed to table: the economics of vertical farming<p>The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences invites you to its next CEAC …

Farming

10 Under-The-Radar Menswear Brands To Try In 2016

In an age of smartphones, year-round discounts and aggressive email marketing, it’s tempting to rely on easy wins that land in your inbox daily to …

Men's Fashion

There are only 5 acceptable boots to wear with a suit

After a long fall, it's finally getting colder in New York City. That means we're going to start dropping not-so-subtle hints about how a gentleman should dress for winter weather.<p>Footwear is key here. Yes, you want to be warm. Yes, you want to be comfortable. But you do not want to dress like a …