Catharine Lo

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Hawaiian Shochu Co.: In Haleiwa, Making Shochu out of Sweet Potatoes

By Martha Cheng<p>Published: 2013.12.13 02:53 PM<p>Left: sweet potato fermenting in 100-year-old ceramic vats partially buried in the ground; right: Nami …

The UN’s Latest Dire Climate Warnings, Visualized

If you can’t slog through the IPCC’s 2,600-page report on the latest dangers of climate change, here are some handy charts and graphs about the new consensus on how bad things are going to get.<p>The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a United Nations group that issues reports on the …

Tipping Point Nears for Abandoning the Utility and Going Off-Grid

Investment bank Morgan Stanley has suggested that the falling costs of both solar modules and battery storage present a potential tipping point that …

The New Face of Climate Change

According to the latest IPCC report, climate change will cause massive food shortages, put coastal communities at risk, destroy freshwater supplies and increase conflict worldwide. And the impact will not be evenly spread; those who can least afford it, in marginal crowded geographies, will suffer …

Goats Found To Be Much Smarter Than Previously Believed

New research shows goats can quickly learn a puzzle, and remember how to solve it.<p>You think goats are dumb? Think again.<p>New research found that most goats tested could quickly figure out how to solve a "mechanical puzzle" that yielded a delicious piece of fruit. In this case they had to pull on and …

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