Cath Croxton

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Republicans Tout Work with Obama in Campaigns

Obama calls it ‘definition of chutzpah’<p>With presidential nominee Donald Trump becoming a weight on down-ballot Republicans, they're tying themselves …

India’s Solar Power Is Set to Outshine Coal

<b>By Henner Weithoener / Climate News Network</b><p><i>The vast India One Solar Thermal Power Plant in Rajasthan may be a sign of the future. (Brahma Kumaris via</i> …

This isn't the year for ideological purity. Don't vote for Jill Stein | Jill Abramson

There’s a lot to like about the alternatives to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. But sticking to your Green principles could, like in 2000, deliver a nightmare<p>I get nauseous every time I hear the name Ralph Nader. If all those votes cast for him for president in 2000 had gone to Al Gore, we might …

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Nigella Lawson's Genius, One-Step, No-Churn Ice Cream

Not having an ice cream maker never stopped us before. We did a really good job of making ice cream, against all odds. But instead of doing any of it, you can glide over to your cupboard like you're Nigella Lawson, find four ingredients, whip them into a cloud, then freeze -- they will become ice …

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Righting a wrong: huge land handover to traditional Cape York owners

With barely any fanfare, an enormous transfer of land is currently under way in Australia. The vast Cape York peninsula is the setting for a steady, determined handover that is repairing a historical wrong.<p>Huge tracts of Cape York’s landscape are being returned to traditional owners under a process …

How Do You Get People To Use Toilets In Places Where They Don’t Already?

That was one of the big takeaways from a panel on global health and sanitation at this year’s SOCAP conference in San Francisco.<p>One big consideration …

Hell in the Hot Zone

As the Ebola epidemic rages, two questions have emerged: How did the deadly virus escape detection for three months? And why has a massive international effort failed to contain it? Traveling to Meliandou, a remote Guinean village and the likely home of Patient Zero, Jeffrey E. Stern tracks the …

Newspaper sorry for cartoon comparing air travel to slave ships

A Pennsylvania newspaper on Friday apologised for publishing an editorial cartoon that compared aeroplane seating conditions to those on slave ships.<p>In-flight arguments over crowded conditions and reclinable seats, some forcing flights to divert and land, have recently contributed to a spate of …

Vietnam's forgotten Cambodian war

<b>On 30 April 1975, the last American helicopters beat an ignominious retreat from Saigon as the tanks of the North Vietnamese Army rumbled into the capital of defeated South Vietnam.</b><p>Victory over the US military is remembered each year in Vietnam as a triumph over foreign aggression in a war of …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …