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5 Amazing Things That Would Happen When You Log Every Food You Eat

Nutrition

An Egyptian Girl Is Dead After Undergoing Female Genital Mutilation

The ancient practice is a form of violence against women.<p>A 17-year-old girl has died after reportedly undergoing an illegal female genital mutilation operation at a private hospital in Egypt. The <i>Guardian</i> reports that prosecutors are investigating the case, while medical examiners are conducting an …

Facebook's effects on teenagers' brains revealed in UCLA study

The same parts of the brain activated by winning money and eating chocolate is activated when teenagers see large numbers of social media "likes" on …

New palm oil figures: Biodiesel use in EU fueling deforestation

Palm oil has become a major biofuel for EU vehicles, new figures show. But far from an eco-friendly alternative, biodiesel is 80 percent worse for …

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Traveling

Some real advice on how to make sure that your future travels on GOAT status.The post 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Traveling appeared …

Mental Health

How to Keep Your House Cool (Without Cranking the A/C) | The Art of Manliness

As noted in our article about weather proverbs, what the skies and winds are doing outside dictates a lot about our lives and daily actions. When …

China's foreign minister scolds Canadian journalist for 'irresponsible' question on human rights

China'svisiting foreign minister publicly berated a Canadian journalist on Wednesday for asking a question about his country's human rights record.<p>Wang Yi said it was "irresponsible" of a journalist from the web outlet IPolitics to ask about human rights and the jailing of a Canadian, Kevin …

How Algae Can Fuel Planes, Feed Livestock And Fight Climate Change

Going green<p>ExxonMobil just torpedoed a shareholder resolution that would have forced the company to report on how climate change policies will impact its business. The company remains committed to fossil fuels in the main, but Exxon is also hedging its bets, investing in a host of breakthrough …

Biofuel

The world is about to install 700 million air conditioners. Here’s what that means for the climate

As summer temperatures finally settle in, many in the United States take it for granted that they can dial down the thermostat: Americans use 5 percent of all of their electricity cooling homes and buildings. In many other countries, however — including countries in much hotter climates — air …

Climate Change

From paying the bills, to £2,000 a day: making a killing from self-publishing

Her Last Tomorrow, Adam Croft’s latest DIY thriller, lifted his bedroom business into the sales stratosphere. He talks about paying off his mortgage in weeks and why he’s fine with publishers being ‘sniffy’<p>“Could you murder your wife to save your daughter?” That’s the hook for a novel that has …

Writing

Vanadium: The Metal That Stores Energy

Vanadium may be the next big thing when it comes to battery power. Battery charge has improved a lot in the last few years, but vanadium may be able …

Clean Energy

Scientists Are About to Turn on a System That Converts Atmospheric CO2 Into Fuel

This sucks in all the right ways.<p>Most of the strategies we hear about when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions involve figuring out ways to …