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World's largest vertical farm grows without soil, sunlight or water in Newark

AeroFarms has put $30m into a green revolution that seeks to produce more crops in less space, but whether it’s economically viable is an open question<p>An ambitious, almost fantastical, manifestation of agricultural technology is expected to come to fruition this fall. From the remains of an …

Aquaponics

How to Find Out What Career Will Make You Happiest

You probably don’t have time to stop and ponder your personal traits often, but your personality can have a great deal of impact on your career-and …

Kim Kardashian

WikiLeaks dump shows collusion by DNC against Bernie Sanders

Hillary Clinton just can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to email — nor should she. WikiLeaks today, posted a treasure trove of messages to and from top democratic party officials in the days and weeks leading up to the Democratic National Convention (DNC).<p>Containing nearly 20,000 emails with …

Security

Ocean farmers are using technology to start an economic revolution and save humanity

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story. It’s a story of ecological redemption.<p>I was born and raised in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, a …

Aquaculture

Marijuana recipe of the week: Go on a detox juice cleanse with cannabis coffee

Trying to detoxify the THC out of your system? Some health experts say you should actually cleanse with the help of cannabis.<p>While most juice cleanses aim to rid your body of pot, cannabis lifestyle curator Jane West and author Kristen Williams insist why cannabis should be incorporated into your …

11-Year-Old's Fall From Ski Lift Captured in Harrowing Video

He landed safely, thank goodness.<p>Eleven-year-old Tristan Stead slipped off his chairlift seat Monday at the Canadian Whistler Blackholm Ski Resort, the <i>Vancouver Sun</i> reports. The other people on his chair were able to hold him by his arms before he fell into a rescue net assembled by emergency …

2016 Cadillac CT6 First Drive [w/video]

The Next Chapter For Cadillac<p>Cadillac moved to New York, renamed its cars and crossovers, and made cutting-edge technology one of its pillars. It's fighting hard to attract new customers and kill its outdated reputation as an old-man car brand in the United States. Change happens slowly, and then …

Donald Trump unloads on 'lowlife' newspaper publisher after critical editorial

Ahead of Trump's Monday-night event in New Hampshire, Union Leader publisher Joseph McQuaid wrote an editorial titled: "Trump campaign insults NH voters' intelligence."<p>"He reminds us of the grownup bully 'Biff' in the 'Back to the Future' movie series," McQuaid wrote, while declaring that his state …

Huckabee: My money’s on Trump

When it comes to Donald Trump's threat to go after Bill Clinton as the former president ramps up campaigning for his wife's bid, Mike Huckabee is all in on his Republican rival.<p>“Look, nothing’s backfired on Donald Trump yet. I’d put my money on him," the former governor of Arkansas told "Fox and …

Government

Donald Trump changes tune on wages after Bernie Sanders broadside

After previously saying wages were "too high," Trump instead stressed Monday that they were actually "too low."<p>In the Monday-morning tweet, Trump also said that good jobs were "too few" and that people had "lost faith in our leaders."<p>The apparent shift came after Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont), a …

Donald Trump

Google's genius futurist takes 100 pills a day to help him live forever — here's what some of them do

Google's resident futurist and famed inventor Ray Kurzweil takes 100 pills a day to help him reach "singularity," the point at which he believes exponential developments in technology will allow him to live forever. He stopped by our office and talked to us about food science and supplemental …

There’s a Mystery Machine That Sculpts the Human Genome

Geneticists can’t see this machine, but they can see its works—and they say it might be the key to reshaping the genome.<p>Genomes are so regularly represented as strings of letters—As, Gs, Cs, and Ts—that it’s easy to forget that they aren’t just abstract collections of data. They exist in three …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

Diarrhea And Drifting: Map Shows No. 1 Cause Of Death In Every Country

The way we die says a lot about the way we live. And according to this video from Vox about the leading cause of early death in each country, we are dying for some very sad, very predictable, and very stupid reasons (via Matador Network).<p><b>The Stupid</b><p>In Saudi Arabia, the leading cause of early death …

Daily Meditation: Let Go

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a passage from the Tao Te Ching. The reading reminds us to let go, stop …

50 ways you can tell you were born to be an entrepreneur

They're dissatisfied as employees, followers or consumers.<p>They want to create, build and grow their own enterprises, and they're filled with the passion of their own ingenuity.<p>Here are 50 habits that born-to-be entrepreneurs can't help but show. How many do you possess?<p>1. You can't sit still. …

This is how super smart octopuses are

<b>The cephalopod’s genome reveals how the creatures evolved intelligence to rival the brightest vertebrates.</b><p>We humans think we’re so fancy with our …

Here's what happened when scientists erased memories of using meth in mice

This has proved extremely difficult for researchers and patients alike, as even with the best rehabilitation therapy and the most supportive friends and families, many addicts of psychostimulant drugs —methamphetamine, cocaine, and MDMA — relapse soon after therapy ends, often because the memory of …

27 Powerful Pieces Of Graffiti That Paint Greece's Frustration Amidst Crisis

Greece’s debt crisis reached new heights last month as the government in Athens and the country's international creditors engaged in contentious negotiations over a third bailout in exchange for new austerity measures.<p>Some Greeks have weighed in on the crisis in a highly visual way -- with colorful …

Europe

Is U.S.-China Conflict Imminent in the South China Sea?

OXFORD, England -- When a U.S. Navy P8-A surveillance aircraft recently flew near Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, it was warned eight times by the Chinese Navy to leave the area. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that, "China's determination to safeguard its …

Early Morning is Actually the Worst Time to Drink Coffee

Every so often, science disproves the thinking behind a deeply embedded habit we have. The latest: drinking coffee in the morning.<p>It turns out, the …

Skiers tear it up at abandoned dry ski slope

A new video shows two skiers and a snowboarder performing tricks at the fire-damaged wasteland that was once Sheffield Ski Village<p>Sheffield Ski Village was once one of the focal points of the UK's vibrant skiing and snowboarding scene. Now, it resembles a post-apocalyptic wasteland, the likes of …

Here's what two scientists think it will take to save the planet

Carroll visited Wilson's office at Harvard University for a free-ranging, hours-long chat. It covered concerns for the future and reminiscing about the past - and morphed into an idea for a global campaign to unite biologists behind the common cause of saving the natural world, a prerequisite for …