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Towards the circular economy - Reports - World Economic Forum

A circular economy is an industrial system that is restorative or regenerative by intention and design. It replaces the end-of-life concept with …

Sustainability

Artificial intelligence accelerates discovery of metallic glass

Blend two or three metals together and you get an alloy that usually looks and acts like a metal, with its atoms arranged in rigid geometric patterns.

Artificial Intelligence

Humanity could be waste-free if we lived in a Circular Economy — here's how it would work

Read the full transcript below:<p><b>Teresa Domenech:</b> Wouldn't it be great if we didn't have to really own a car, own a house, or own a phone. What if we just use what we need in the way we need it and then when we no longer need it or when we need something else we just change it easily.<p>Hello, my name …

Sustainability

TOP 10 Best Backpacking Tents of 2018

CRITICAL TENT CONSIDERATIONS<p><b>PRICE</b> – You shouldn’t have to spend a fortune to get a great backpacking tent. That’s why this list contains an array …

Backpacking

Hotshot’s 2018 PCT Gear List

We have all seen the YouTube videos and all scrutinized countless gear lists. You all know how this works. Let’s add one more to the pile and get …

Backpacking

10 Best One Person Backpacking Tents of 2018

One person, solo backpacking tents are ideal if you’re thru-hiking, fast-packing, or backpacking big miles and want to trim your gear weight as low …

Backpacking

The Sum of My Life On My Back

A few years back, after one of my backpacking trips out west with the bro and pops, I went to the local REI to check out some gear. While I was …

Backpacking

The 12 Best Hiking Boots and Shoes of 2018

From fleet-footed trail runners to midcuts that bash through the worst scree with ease, these 12 pairs can handle any conditions nature dreams …

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

Employment

Top 10 Best Packable, Ultralight Tents for Backpacking 2018

Finding the right tent for your back country treks is no easy task. If you’re a serious backpacker then your backpack is almost always a …

40 Years of Data Suggests 3 Myths About Globalization

Three beliefs about globalization have propagated since the early 1980s. First, that globalization leads to a reduction in global inequality. Second, that high income growth among the richest will lift the incomes of the poorest. Third, that there is no alternative to rising inequality without …

Income Inequality

5 Conditioning Tips For Backpacking, Long Distance Hiking

Whether you are backpacking or long distance hiking, it is important to be physically prepared. With the snow thawing, backpackers are more eager to …

Researchers discover supercapacitor material 'breakthrough' allowing for 10-minute EV charge times

Electric vehicles (EVs) have been in the spotlight for quite some time now, due in no small part to efforts from companies like Tesla to push green …

What I’m Carrying: My AT Gear List

Around this time a few years ago, I bought my first pack. I remember going to the local trail store with my tax return sittin’ pretty in my bank …

Tax Preparation

A Guide to Dirtbag Life Hacks

We live in an era of life hacks—tips and tricks to simplify, streamline, and make our days efficient, novel, and easy. Put pancake mix into an empty …

Ultra-thin coating makes "dumb" glass smart

There are already energy-saving "smart glass" windows that can be electronically tinted to block the sun's hot rays, thus reducing the need to run …

5 Best Rain Jackets for Hiking

Are you interested in the best rain jackets for hiking? Shopping for the perfect rain jacket isn’t easy. And if you go looking for a good 3-season …

22 Tips For Long Distance Hiking

1. INVEST IN GOOD BOOTS AND SOCKS<p>On a thru hike, your feet are the number one most important thing and looking after them will make the biggest …

AMAZING 10 INCREDIBLE HIKING TRAILS TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE

If it was my last day here on earth, I hope I go out trekking up the most incredible hiking trails and enjoying the views from some of the most …

Wind Power

Surprising Innovations Happening in the Plastics Industry

Plastics are becoming surprisingly important across innovations in other industries.<p>We use products made from plastic every day, but we rarely think about the material and the work that goes into producing it. It's even less likely we think about the research that's underway in the plastics …

Solar Panels

Don’t Die in the Woods Survival Tent

Price: $17 | BuyThis compact and lightweight pouch belongs in every outdoor travel kit. It packs an emergency 2-person tent made from tear-resistant, …

Camping

New desalination technology turns the world’s oceans into unlimited lithium mine (+drinking water)

You know that argument that comes up when someone sees your electric car and says something like, “it is way worse to mine lithium needed for batteries than oil and what happens when the lithium runs out? I saw a Meme on the internet so I know it is true.” Well…<p>Fun fact: The earth’s ocean water is …

12 Best Day Hikes on the Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) is a 2,600-mile contiguous hiking trail that stretches from the border of California and Mexico to the …

All New Trail Base™ Water Filter Kit ǀ MSR Gear

Trail BaseTM<p>Water Filter Kit<p>Gravity Filter +<br>Trail Filter in One<p>Shop Trail BaseTM<p>Demand Versatility<p>Watch the Video ►<p>HAVE IT ALL<p>Yes, you can have …

Two Speed's 2018 PCT NOBO Gear List: Hammock Edition

I am set to head off into the sunset on March 25 at the Mexican border so in an effort to get my own act together I put together my gear list below. …

All New Hubba™ Tour Tents – Adventure Touring Tents by MSR

HubbaTM<p>Tour Tent<p>Built for the Journey<p>Shop HubbaTM Tour Tent<p>Comfort from the Backroads to the Backwoods<p>Watch the Video ►<p>SPREAD OUT AND RELAX.<br>IT'S BEEN …

What I Wore on the PCT: A Post-Trail Clothing Review

As a very belated follow-up to my Post Trail Gear List Review I’ve written up a review of the clothes I wore on the PCT. Clothing is just as …

Plastic chemical linked to male infertility in majority of teenagers, study suggests

A plastics chemical linked to reduced fertility in men is in the majority of teenagers, research has found.<p>More than 80 per cent of teenagers have traces of the chemical compound in their bodies, according to the study involving 94 young people aged between 17 and 19.<p>The chemical known as Bisphenol …

Pollution