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This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

Japan

The World’s Eleven Best Street Food Cities

The Scene: Singapore is one of the safest street food cities in the world thanks to strictly enforced regulations and centralized hawker areas—so …

Street Food

Stop blaming India and China for the West’s 300 years of destroying the environment

Even if the world celebrates a Paris climate deal on Dec. 11, the process will still have to be regarded as a failure. Let me explain why.<p>The basic reason is that the unequal distribution of carbon emissions is not even on its agenda. The historical responsibility of the West is not on the table, …

Fossil Fuels

Lightweight Express Dive bridges snorkeling and scuba

The world beneath the waves, at least in places that are clean enough, is rich with wondrous and beautiful sights and creatures. But rare are the …

A couple in Spain are building a house that runs on their own waste

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Just north of Pamplona, Spain, there’s an old farmhouse that’s been abandoned for 60 years. The house is isolated from society—five miles from the nearest town and a mile from a village of 50 people. And come this spring, it will run on poop.<p>The poop-powered house is a …

Biogas

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Self-improvement

9 stupid mistakes entrepreneurs make, according to a guy who started 20 businesses and failed at 17 of them

<b>A) IGNORING THE "SIX MONTH RULE"</b><p>I was on the board of a business where we all got the financials for that month and realized that the company had six months of cash in the bank.<p>I called the CEO. He said, "no problem. We have six months. I'll raise money a long time before then and we have some big …

Entrepreneurship

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

Online Education

17 Mark Cuban Quotes on What it Takes to Run a Business | Inc.com

Mark Cuban always seems to come out on top.<p>He sold his first company, MicroSolutions, for $6 million. He did even better with his next company, Broadcast.com, which he sold to Yahoofor almost $6 billion.<p>Almost immediately after, Cuban sold all of his Yahoo stock, netting $2 billion in cash for …

Business Strategy

Dutch architect envisions self-sufficient desert cities constructed from salt

A brilliant new building material designed by a recent architecture graduate of TU Delft could solve several pressing environmental challenges at …

7 Chef Secrets For The Best Burgers

Few things in life are as satisfying as an amazing burger — juicy, meaty, and with just the right toppings (foie gras, truffle, bacon, eggs, what …

Cooking

Explore This Staggering, Remote Norwegian Archipelago

For an unexpected Scandinavian adventure, bypass Iceland for the Lofoten Islands, a tiny Norwegian archipelago. Take a short flight from Oslo to the …

Northern Lights

Stunning Images Show Twin Typhoons Intensifying Over The Pacific

Stunning images and video show the twin typhoons, Goni and Atsani, as they spin over the Pacific Ocean this week. The two typhoons are said to be intensifying as they move closer to Taiwan and Japan, respectively.<p>According to Weather.com, Atsani has become a super typhoon. Goni may soon follow suit.<p>…

Weather

Day Holds Off Spieth to Win PGA: Pictures

Sport (Australia)

Butterfly Flaps Its Wings, Could Spark Solar Energy Progress

<b>Published on</b> August 1st, 2015 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>41<p>Butterfly Flaps Its Wings, Could Spark Solar Energy Progress<p>August 1st, 2015 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>From the …

Clean Energy

A French architect has a vision for a sustainable floating city that looks like a manta ray

Jacques Rougerie says he has a special affinity for the sea, which makes sense—his life’s work has been designing aquatic architecture. Rougerie’s SeaOrbiter ship, a fantastical roving laboratory that has been described as “a starship <i>Enterprise</i> for the water,” is currently under construction. And …

Architecture

Liquid Solar Technology Could Be Next Gen of Renewable Energy

Look out solar panels, there’s a new “first of its kind” solar technology in town!<p>Its makers said it’s engineered to outperform rooftop panels by …

Scientists Figure Out How to Make Solar Cells Produce Fuel And Electricity

How does powering our cars with solar fuel sound?<p>A new type of solar cell can convert liquid water into clean hydrogen fuel 10 times more effectively …

Clean Energy

Guy makes DIY underwater breathing device that really works

This tiny underwater breathing device is one of the coolest we have seen - and you can make it yourself! This small device uses a water nebuliser - …

The US just tapped into a surprising source of renewable energy for the first time

The project involves the Azura prototype, built by Northwest Energy Innovations. Azura is a 45 ton machine that moves with the swells of the waves capturing their complex motion in 360 degrees, making it more efficient than other wave generators that only capture a particular movement in the waves …

Renewable Energy

There Are Secret Underwater Gardens Off The Coast Of Italy Where Diver-Farmers Are Growing Vegetables

Nemo’s Garden is experimenting with an entirely new–and surprisingly successful–type of agriculture.<p>A greenhouse underwater sounds both implausible and impractical. But why not? The temperature doesn’t fluctuate, so there’s no frost. Aphids can’t get anywhere near the plants, the pumped-in …

Mark Cuban shares his top 5 tips for 20-somethings

He remembers that when he first moved into their apartment, things were so cramped that he'd come in at night after bartending and have to sleep on the couch or, if that was occupied, the floor. He kept his belongings in a heap.<p>Cuban didn't have much of a technology background but landed a job …

H&R Block

16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest monasteries, here …

European Travel

5 Low-Calorie Cocktails for a Healthier Happy Hour

One of my foodie philosophies for a happy, healthy life is balance and moderation. I think it's important to listen to your body and know what foods make you feel good both physically and mentally. Instead of looking at my diet as a black and white list of what I can and cannot eat, I'm an advocate …

Beverages

SPONSORED: 3 Refreshing Cocktails To Enjoy Poolside

The only thing better than dipping your toes in cool water on a hot summer day, is doing so with a chilled drink in hand. The warmer months are upon us, which means lots of fun in the sun with friends, and poolside drinking is the crowning achievement of relaxation. You get to unwind, take a …

Swimwear

58 Dishes to Bring to an Outdoor Party

Not all food is ready to withstand hungry hordes and sit outside in the hot, hot heat. That's why these 58 dishes exist.<p><b>When we're heading to picnics</b>, cooking out in the backyard, and gearing up for days at the beach, we want our food to be as ready for the summer sun as we are. But not all food …

Healthy Eating

Strength to Power

It's crucial to work on building strength from within, so that you can have the power to conquer any goals you set forth for yourself. For anyone to generate explosive power in their movements, whether it's in sports or through general physical conditioning, you must have strength. Where does …

Workouts

The year’s most breathtaking travel destinations, from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

With over 23 million Instagram posts already hashtagged #vacation, competition is increasingly fierce for most photogenic holiday background. Those looking for a little inspiration might consider checking out the latest batch of travel photo submissions from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler …

Travel Photography