Eric Kaufmann

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Your UK News Guide with Flipboard Topics

The Labour Party leadership contest may have dominated most headlines in the UK this week, but news events in Britain didn’t stop there. From migration to the royal family and the upcoming London Fashion Week, use topics to keep up with it all.<p><b>Labour Party</b>: In a landslide vote, Jeremy Corbyn was …

Is There a Better Way to Talk About Wine?

When the wine critic James Suckling described a Ch<i>â</i>teau Haut-Brion in the pages of <i>Wine Spectator</i> in 1992, he needed just a single phrase to sum up the taste: “Big and meaty, with lots of fruit and full tannins, but featuring a sweetness and silkiness on the finish.” At the time, the field of wine …

Wine

The Work We Do While We Sleep

_This is the second piece in a three-part series on sleep. Read part one, on falling asleep, and part three, on wakefulness. _<p>It's strange, when you think about it, that we spend close to a third of our lives asleep. Why do we do it? While we’re sleeping, we’re vulnerable—and, at least on the …

Bonnaroo Day 1 and 2

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9 Surprising Things You Can Cook in the Microwave

We know, we know: you're thinking fish sticks and Hot Pockets. But look below for nine surprisingly fancy foods you can cook from start to finish in the microwave.<p><b>Mushroom Risotto (28 minutes)</b><p>Stirring stove-top risotto can be a real drag. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Sweet Potato Chips (5 Minutes)</b><p>Because all …

Green living: Top 10 sustainable houses

The term sustainable is thrown about quite a bit these days, but there's more to it than adding some solar panels to the roof of an inefficient …

Articles about most popular homes 2014 built budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

A budget home embraces custom details fit for a family of five.<p>Overlooking views of a picturesque Austrian village, this modern home is built of wood entirely sourced from the homeowner’s...<p>A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact …

How Germs Might Shape the Future of Architecture

Design-minded scientists are harnessing the power of bacteria to move toward healthier buildings.<p>We know that buildings can make us sick. Take, for example, cases of lead poisoning, mold exposure, or the aptly namedSick Building Syndrome. But can they also make us healthier? Scientists are trying …

Sadie Stein's Wine Cake Recipe

By Sadie Stein May 8, 2015<p>Our Daily Correspondent<p>The beloved family wine cake<p>Back in 2011, I wrote a paean to my family’s one and only signature recipe: the wine cake. I hadn’t read it since it went up, and recently ran across the post while searching for a recipe for the cake; I was craving one …

Family Time: 5 Cool Places to Sleep

The family vacation, like the concept of family itself, has evolved. No matter who you’re traveling with, here are five intriguing and unusual places to lay your head that are bound to please everyone in your brood.<p>> Glass Igloos<p><b>Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort (Finland)</b><p>No night-lights or tech toys …

Igloos

Samsung app helps Alzheimer's patients remember their families

If you've seen <i>Still Alice</i>, you know how important a smartphone can be for an Alzheimer's patient -- it helps jog memories that might otherwise be lost. Samsung is clearly aware of this, as it just released a dedicated Backup Memory app to stimulate the memories of early-onset patients. The Android …

Cotopaxi raises record $9.5m, breaks through 'B Corp' stigma

Cotopaxi is an e-commerce startup with global humanitarian ambitions and VCs love the model. Social corporate responsibility is becoming cool again.<p>I …

CSR

Report: ‘Load Defection’ From Customer-Owned Solar and Batteries Is Already Here

Forget the threat of solar- and battery-equipped customers defecting from the grid. The real threat for utilities unwilling to adapt to …

Solar Power