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'For years I’d talked the talk. It was time to walk the walk': Beauty guru Liz Earle on rearing animals for quality food

For over 30 years, as an authority on natural nutrition and beauty, Liz Earle championed the “we are what we eat” mantra. But now she wants us to dig deeper and think about what our food is being fed on in the first place. “I’ve been writing the ‘you are what you eat’ message for so many years, but …

The best view in every state

The United States isn't just amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties—though there are plenty of those. From sea to shining sea, this country has some of the most incredible natural and city views on Earth.<p>It should come as no surprise that wild wonders, including the Grand Canyon, Mount …

Hiking

Green building materials 101: The best products to use

California’s leading green building expert offers guidance for buying eco-friendly products<p>Ever wonder if that sheet of plywood or tile sealer that you’re using in your home renovation is bad for the environment or your family? We did the research to assemble a cheat sheet for purchasing more …

Home Improvement

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

The Brain

10 Genius Garden Hacks with Poured Concrete

An encore to the usefulness of concrete in the garden! (Our previous post on the subject focused on genius ideas for Hardscaping 101: Poured-in-Place …

28 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

You can't just go out into the office and ask your employees. If you're terrible, they have a vested interest in not telling you the truth.<p>You're going to have to do some serious introspection and reflection to find out, either way. With that in mind, here are some subtle signs that you're an …

Employment

10 breathtaking entries from the world's most famous photography competition

The competition aims to celebrate the planet's best photographers and will be celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2017.<p>Last year, there were a record-breaking 230,103 entries from 186 countries submitted to the three main categories — professional, open, and youth.<p>The final deadline for entries to …

Central Europe

How a retired university professor outperforms the market

<b>David Stanley</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Retired university professor<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Includes about 30 blue-chip, dividend stocks – the two largest positions being Enbridge Inc. and Toronto-Dominion Bank<p><b>The investor</b><p>David Stanley's schedule has been full since he took early retirement in 1995. Currently, he is in the …

Why the Berkshire Hathaway Wealth Model is So Successful

One of the least understood secrets behind the success of Berkshire Hathaway and its rise from an $8 stock in the 1960’s to more than $118,000 per …

Investing

Climate Change Is About To Dump Cold War-Era Toxic Waste Into The Sea

Camp Century sounds like a horror movie setting, but the military base deep beneath Greenland’s ice sheet was real, home to up to 200 men and powered by a portable nuclear reactor as they experimented with the ability to launch nukes from secret bases. And when it was decommissioned in 1969, they …

Meet This Third-Generation Farmer Who Converted His 1,400 Acres to Growing Organic Food

In the U.S., corn is our big crop: 94 million acres farmed in 2012. It’s followed by soybeans (76 million acres) and wheat (49 million acres). …

Want a Simpler, Less Stressful Life? Make These 10 Small Changes

Crowdsourced wisdom on how to clear the mental and physical clutter from your life.<p>Humans used to suffer from scarcity. These days lots of us in America suffer from overabundance. There's just too much in our lives, we feel -- too much stuff, too much information, too many worries.<p>If you want …

We Watched Super Fancy Wedding Cakes Get Made And It Was Awesome

We visited Ron Ben-Israel's (FREEZING COLD!) Manhattan cake studio to see ~where the magic happens~.

#Recipe : Lemon Chicken with Asparagus

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts<br>¼ cup flour<br>½ tsp sea salt, pepper to taste<br>2 tablespoons butter<br>1 tsp lemon pepper …

Gulf Shrimp Orzo

This perfect late-summer seafood supper comes together in under an hour. You'll want to sprinkle the cheesy, buttery, lemony breadcrumbs on just …

Excel Reporting: 5 Reasons Why It Is Bad For Business

We’ve entered the age of big data, in which more and more companies are seeing the value and importance of data in many different areas of their business, from market and customer research, to internal sales figures and HR analytics.<p>But we’ve also entered big data’s awkward teenage years when more …

This Is the Best Way to Improve Every Part of Your Life

You don’t celebrate enough.<p>I’m not talking about just having fun for the sake of having fun. Plenty of scientific research shows that celebrating is …

17 Essential Skills You Must Have to Succeed

To accomplish anything requires a certain skill set--and some of those skills apply to any endeavor. Here are 17 basic skills you should have if you want to be successful.<p>Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get …