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4 Ways to Use Chickpea Flour, the Protein-Packed Wonder

Maybe there's chickpea flour in your pantry from that one recipe you made forever ago. Don't let it go to waste!<p>We've seen the flour options in the grocery store grow and grow—almond, graham, buckwheat, spelt—all ground to fine powders for adventures in gluten-free baking. But where to begin? Let's …

Breakfast

Here’s What Climate Change Could Do to New York City

Documentary filmmaker Josh Fox explains how rising sea levels could make the East Coast unrecognizable.<p>There’s a nice shot of the Brooklyn Bridge, of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, of Coney Island, the 9/11 Memorial, and the Statue of Liberty in a new video from director <b>Josh Fox</b>. And then there is the …

10 great scenic drives around the world … that you’ve probably never heard of

Photograph: Alamy<p>Irohazaka Roads, Japan.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/17/1429275416432/edc5ce61-9e22-4f23-8eaf-084a6e532bfe-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Irohazaka Roads, …

Tesla Motors Is Already Enjoying Reverse Cannibalization From Model 3

Some people are buying a Model S while they wait for a Model 3. Image source: Tesla.<p>As a famous smartphone maker once said, it's better to cannibalize yourself than to let another company do it.<p>However, when it comes to <b>Tesla Motors</b> , the company is actually benefiting from a sort of <i>reverse</i> …

Go green or no home in San Francisco — solar panels become mandatory

Build green or don’t build at all. That’s the message behind a new San Francisco law effective in January 2017. By that date, all new buildings must …

San Francisco

5 Things to Do Right Away During Your Summer Internship

Try to make an impression—a good one, ideally.<p>Things are looking up for interns. More private sector employers are offering summer and seasonal …

Global shipping industry takes a hit from China slowdown

A perfect storm is brewing for the shipping industry.<p>The bellwether sector is in crisis mode as it navigates oil price volatility, a drop in global demand and a glut of supply in ship capacity. Around 90% of the world's goods are transported by sea, so when demand drops, shipping companies are …

Here's How Turbochargers Are Going To Be Even Better in the Future

They're only going to get more powerful and more efficient.<p>By now, you know turbochargers are not the failure-prone spinners they were in the 1980s, no longer the bolt-on pieces that pulverized weak engines and their weak parts with surges of intoxicating power. Today, nearly one in every four new …

Take a peak: fun new places to stay in European ski resorts

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Lonely Planet's best places in Europe 2015

Europe is a magical miscellany of peoples and places, and the range of destinations can be overwhelming if you’re planning a trip. To narrow down the choices, we asked our team of Europe-based editors and authors to pick a list of 10 destinations looming large in their travel plans right now.<p>This …

Alexis Tsipras launches scathing attack on IMF as Greek authorities vow to fight desperate state cash grab

Greek premier says IMF bears “criminal responsibility” as authorities vow only to transfer reserves if its the "last drop of blood" that will save the country from a euro exit<p>Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras escalated his defiance towards the country’s official creditors, with a pointed attack …

UK's credit rating downgraded to 'negative' by S&P on EU referendum risk

A second major ratings agency has warned that Brexit could harm the UK's economy<p>The UK is in danger of losing its gold-plated triple A grade, leading ratings agency Standard & Poor's has warned.<p>It has downgraded its outlook on the UK's sovereign rating to "negative". It is the only one of the big …

Here's How Much Americans Spend on Their Daily Commute

Fuel is the most common commuter cost.<p>Take your annual take-home pay and subtract $2,600 from it — that’s how much you’re really making, after you …

Ones to watch: Predicting the Fortune 500 of 2025

By<p>The <i>Fortune</i> 500, our annual ranking of the largest U.S. companies, has been in a constant state of flux since the first one was published in 1955. …

Oil price falls as Saudi Arabia pushes Opec cartel to hold production levels

Saudi oil minister Ali al-Naimi, who wants to target US shale producers, claims latest Opec meeting was ‘amicable’ despite some exporters seeking higher prices<p>Saudi Arabia has bulldozed fellow members of the Opec oil cartel to hold production levels at the current level, ensuring lower crude and …

Saudi Arabia

Russia left in summit cold for second year running

WASHINGTON — For a second year in a row, the annual summit of major world economies will exclude Russia when the group's leaders convene Sunday in a German castle.<p>The Kremlin's absence from the two-day meeting of the Group of Seven or G-7 underscores a widening East-West split prompted by the …

US scientists: Global warming pause 'no longer valid'

<b>US researchers say new evidence casts doubt on the idea that global warming has "slowed" in recent years.</b><p>A US government laboratory says the much talked about "pause" is an illusion caused by inaccurate data.<p>Updated observations show temperatures did not plateau, say National Oceanographic and …

Scientists Solve Decade-Long Mystery of Greenland's Disappearing Lakes

Environment<p>Geoscientists have solved a decade-long mystery by explaining how some of the large lakes that sit atop the Greenland ice sheet can drain billions of gallons of water in a matter of hours.<p>In 2006, Greenland's North Lake, a 2.2 square-mile (5.6-square-kilometer) supraglacial meltwater …

Global Warming

The U.S. and world economies are slowing down

So much for the great 2015 economic pickup.<p>The world economy is on track to grow less this year than last year, according to the latest forecast from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).<p>The OECD gave the global economy a "barely passing grade of B-." That's hardly the …

It's all in your genes: how DNA explains your sense of humour, sleep patterns, and phobias

A new study shows that people with a certain gene have a better sense of humour. But that's not the only thing genetics can explain<p>If people don't laugh at your jokes, you can blame their genetics. That's <b>according to a study</b> which suggested that people with a certain genetic variation smile or …

Genetics

Asian Immigrants Becoming US Citizens at High Rate

For the first time in decades, the number of immigrants coming to the United States from China and India outnumbers those coming from Mexico. It's a historic shift that has caught the attention of service providers across the country working to help immigrants become U.S. citizens.<p>"We've seen a …

Fiat Chrysler delays many future vehicle programs

FCA Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne is shuffling product plans even as he seeks a partner for his company, the seventh largest global automaker.<p>Marchionne says consolidation in the auto industry is inevitable, because automakers are burning capital investing in overlapping engines and …

Russia Wants To Convince BRIC Partners To Create Alternative Banking System

Russia has decided it will take the lead in disrupting the dollar denominated unipolar world. It’s first attempt is to create an alternative to the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication system, aka the SWIFT code, which is a Western-led financial backbone dealing with $6 …

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 jobs in bid for survival

New CEO Christoph Mueller, nicknamed ‘the Terminator’ for job-slashing reputation, aims to turn around airline after losses of MH370 and MH17<p>Troubled Malaysia Airlines on Monday laid out plans for an across-the-board “hard reset” of the way the carrier is run that will see around 6,000 jobs cut as …

Opec under siege as Isil threatens world's oil lifeline

As the bloc’s 12 oil ministers meet in Vienna, the march of Isil jihadists in the Middle East is putting Iran and Saudi Arabia on a collision course with explosive consequences<p>Thick black smoke rising from the Baiji oil refinery could be seen as a dirty smudge on the horizon as far away as Baghdad …

The ridiculous reason McDonald's sold Chipotle and missed out on billions of dollars

The burger chain made an investment in Chipotle in 1998 that helped it grow from 14 locations to nearly 500 within seven years. By 2005, McDonald's had a 90% stake in Chipotle's business.<p>But one year later, McDonald's divested its stake and parted ways with the fledgling burrito chain.<p>Now Chipotle …

There's been a horrific slump in the value of 'old media' companies

The sale of the San Diego Union-Tribune in early May for $85 million underscored the horrific slump in the value of "old media" companies in recent years.<p>Although the sum paid by Tribune Publishing was only marginally below the $110 million in a 2011 sale of the San Diego group and excluded some …

Solar Impulse Plane Takes Off on Six-Day, Sun-Powered Pacific Marathon

Innovation<p>After more than a month of preparation and waiting, the Swiss-built Solar Impulse 2 airplane took off on Saturday from Nanjing, China, for the most grueling leg of its unprecedented round-the-world odyssey: a six-day, nonstop flight across the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii.<p>Pilot Andre …

Tesla isn’t disruptive, future is in tiny electric ‘golf carts,’ Harvard scholar says

Friday’s the day we use for the stranger and more oddball stories in our lineup, and one of the more unusual we’ve seen in a while comes from Harvard University.<p>It’s an article — actually a handful of articles — covering research by a scholar of “disruption” who argues that Silicon Valley startup …