Jake Burchmore

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Delhi Just Banned All Disposable Plastics

India is one of the world’s top polluters, but this ban is not so much altruistic as practical. Delhi’s three main trash dumps–Okhla, Gazipur, and …

Pollution

5 Social Media Studies That Will Boost Your Marketing Skills

To help you better understand the ever-changing social media landscape, check out these studies.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>We are very grateful for all the research that has been done on social media.<p>Social media studies have given us great ideas to improve our social media marketing, …

Social Media

Congress moves to give away national lands, discounting billions in revenue and millions of jobs

Though recreation on public lands creates $646bn in economic stimulus and 6.1m jobs, Republicans are setting in motion a giveaway of Americans’ birthright<p>In the midst of highly publicized steps to dismantle insurance coverage for 32 million people and defund women’s healthcare facilities, …

Forests

Flying Timelapse Technology Is Here to Change Aerial Photography Forever

Brian Bloss' new technique makes timelapses in impossible places possible.<p>Timelapse photography is reaching literal new heights thanks to an experimental technique filmmaker Brian Bloss has developed over the last year and a half. In a new video called <i>Aerialapse</i>, Bloss combines timelapse with …

4 Ways to Boost Productivity and Enter Flow States Consistently

You're reading 4 Ways to Boost Productivity and Enter Flow States Consistently, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

Mindfulness

4 ways to bring more meaning into your life

There's no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>"Meaning in life" is one of those things everybody insists …

Reading These 5 Books Will Change Your Life

When Warren Buffett was asked about the secret to his wealth and success, he revealed that he read every day—500 pages, to be precise. Unfortunately, …

The global road-building explosion is shattering nature

If you asked a friend to name the worst human threat to nature, what would they say? Global warming? Overhunting? Habitat fragmentation?<p>A new study …