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Bamboo, the Re-Think

Mention bamboo in a room full of professional gardeners, as I did recently, and they are likely to recoil and say “nooooo” in unison. This useful …

Why Google, Twitter, And LinkedIn Employees Are Kicking These Seven Work Habits

We asked insiders at some of the top tech companies which bad habits they’re trying to cut out of their workdays. Here’s what they said.<p>By this time in January, some of that initial excitement around New Year’s resolutions may be starting to fade. Here we are, just a week away from the whateverness …

Social Media

NAFTA and other trade deals have not gutted American manufacturing — period

Politically speaking, there was no debate on United States international trade agreements in 2016: All politicians seeking to win a national election, or even to create a party-spanning political coalition, agree that our trade agreements are bad things.<p>From the left, we had Democratic presidential …

Globalization

8 Paradoxical Habits Of Wildly Successful People

You know what they say about opinions -- everybody has one. If you want to see that truth in action, just Google "characteristics of successful people." Some of the results will undoubtedly point to the famous Marshmallow Study at Stanford, which demonstrated that the ability to delay gratification …

Super Inspiring Leaders Have these 33 Characteristics

We tend to put great emphasis on leadership skills and ways we can learn and build them (and spend a ton of money on professional development each …

Polar sea ice the size of India vanishes in record heat

OSLO (Reuters) - Sea ice off Antarctica and in the Arctic is at record lows for this time of year after declining by twice the size of Alaska in a sign of rising global temperatures, climate scientists say.<p>Two Adelie penguins rest on the shores of Commonwealth Bay in Antarctica December 13, 2009. …

Global Warming

Ten Job-Search Habits To Break

Dear Liz,<p>I am a follower of your Pain Letter approach and I love it! Here’s what I have found. Only about one in four of the hiring managers I write to ever respond. The others just ignore my letter if they see it at all.<p>I have followed up on a couple of my Pain Letters. One manager I followed up …

Boost Productivity by Getting More Rest and Working Shorter Days

The evidence is mounting that working until you're groggy is a losing strategy.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sweden is switching to a 6-hour workday with 25 percent boosts in productivity. But how? Paradoxical as it seems -- more rest is the key to more work.<p>…

Time Management

Iceland Is Drilling The Hottest Hole in The World to Get Electricity From Magma

It's time to go deep.<p>A new project in Iceland is drilling down into the molten magma that flows through volcanoes, in the hopes of establishing a …

Earth Science

Three Email Habits That Kill Your Whole Team’s Productivity

The way managers communicate sets expectations for how everyone on staff communicates.<p>Eric, a client of mine, owned and ran a successful service firm with sales of $3.5 million per year and a healthy profit margin. But, he told me, “We’re bursting at the seams. I’m working six or seven days a week, …

Productivity

A grad's guide to money

It is important to understand the basics of managing money. Here are four must-know steps for new grads to help get off to a strong start.<p>Making ends …

After a $94 million upgrade, Princeton’s nuclear fusion reactor breaks down

It’s not that often that we hear about major breakthroughs in nuclear research, and now such announcements, at least in the U.S., may become more …

What Would Happen if the Coffee Plant Went Extinct?

Apparently climate change could make this terrible, terrible thing happen. We asked some experts about the anxiety, unemployment, and energy drink addiction it might cause.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>You probably don't want to think about a world without coffee. Even if you're not …

For the First Time, Bees Declared Endangered in the U.S.

Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee, decimated by invasive species and habitat loss, are now federally protected.<p>As the legend goes, when star-crossed lovers Naupaka and Kaui knew they'd be forever separated, Naupaka took the flower from behind her ear and tore it in two pieces, keeping one …

Earth Just Passed the Point of No Return for Carbon Dioxide

Hello, runaway climate change.<p>It’s official: You will never again see a world with fewer than 400 parts per million concentrations of carbon …

Climate Change

Wildlife butchers of Belén: the town that serves up rare species for a few dollars

In this Peruvian shanty town endangered wildlife is sold daily at market, live or freshly cooked in gory detail by traders flouting lax enforcement. Stopping this growing illegal trade will be key to discussions at Cites this week<p>Where a confluence of rivers meet the Peruvian city of Iquitos, the …

Wildlife

Typhoon turbine could power Japan for 50 years - CNN Style

Written by Junko Ogura, CNNJenni Marsh, CNNTokyo, Japan<p>"Typhoons are normally nothing but a disaster," says Atsushi Shimizu.<p>But that's not the case for this Japanese engineer, who believes these violent forces of nature could solve Japan's green energy problem.<p>Shimizu has invented the world's first …

Out with Dow Solar Shingles and in with Elon Musk’s Solar Roofs

After just five short years of selling their Powerhouse shingles, Dow Chemical has decided they are done with the solar shingle business and have …

Should we bring extinct species back from the dead?

Earth is in the midst of its sixth mass extinction: Somewhere between 30 and 159 species disappear every day, thanks largely to humans, and more than …

A Sea Of Plastic

Environment<p>How scientists and entrepreneurs are tackling the growing problem of our ocean's trash<p>Last year, a nonprofit organization called The Ocean Cleanup raised $2.2 million dollars toward a project that would remove plastic from an area of the ocean known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. …

The Dalai Lama's Atlas of Emotions That Will Bring You Peace

August 10, 2016<p>Buddhism is an ancient tradition that has been carried out for millennia. It is more than religion, it is a life philosophy that has …

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10 Of The Healthiest Cooking Oils, Explained

Oils, oils, oils. When it comes to cooking oils, there are oh so many to choose from. Yes, we all know and love olive oil, but it's definitely not …

Nutrition

What If All U.S. Coal Workers Were Retrained to Work in Solar?

The global economy is in a massive transition from a fossil-fuel-based energy system to one using sophisticated renewable energy technologies. For tens of thousands of fossil fuel workers, though, the energy industry outlook is not promising. For coal industry workers, the future looks particularly …

Fossil Fuels

Proposed California Law Could Fast Track CEQA Litigation for Large Developments

"Two Hollywood mega-projects could mark the Los Angeles skyline years sooner than planned if state lawmakers pass a bill intending to cut down on …

8 Sharp Techniques to Improve Your Creative Writing Skills

Good composition skills in any facet of creative writing will take you to amazing heights. You should remember that in order for your creative …

Earth’s resources used up at quickest rate ever in 2016

In just over seven months, humanity has used up a full year's allotment of natural resources such as water, food and clean air – the quickest rate yet, according to a new report.<p>The point of "overshoot" will officially be reached on Monday, said environmental group Global Footprint Network -- five …

What the U.S. Presidential Candidates Are Missing in the Immigration Debate

<i>Carl Nettleton is a writer, speaker, facilitator, analyst, and the president of Nettleton Strategies LLC, a firm specializing in oceans, all things</i> …

14 Pacific ​​Island Nations Negotiate World's First Climate Treaty to Ban Fossil Fuels

As coastal erosion and sea level rise eats away the Solomon Islands due to climate change, the Pacific island nations are considering the world's …