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The Cities of the Future Could Be Built From Mushrooms

Nearly everything about the small block says “wood”: its texture, appearance, sturdiness, and color are like an especially high-quality piece of …

American Mezcal Bars On the Rise

In our 10-year retrospective in the May/June 2016 issue, we call out the opening of Mayahuel in 2009. Notable for its singular—and …

The 8 Best Foods For All-Day Energy

Nosh on these for optimal power to haul through your day<p>Struggling to stay awake at your desk by the time the afternoon rolls around? Time to re-think your diet. To maintain your stamina throughout a busy workday, you’ll need smart foods for heaps energy. Small changes to what you’re eating might …

Nutrition

At least 31 dead and more than 220 injured after explosions at Zaventem airport and at Maelbeek metro station near EU buildings in Belgian capital<p>Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the two bomb attacks that killed at least 31 people and injured more than 220 in the departure hall of …

Donald Tusk

Scientists announce discovery of clear gravitational wave signal, ripples in spacetime first predicted by Albert Einstein<p>Physicists have announced the discovery of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of spacetime that were first anticipated by Albert Einstein a century ago.<p>“We have detected …

Physics

Could mini black holes power Earth? Stephen Hawking thinks so

Quick, what's the best way to provide an alternative source of energy for the Earth?<p>If you answered, "Get a mini black hole to orbit Earth," then you …

Black Holes

Keeping fit: What to eat, when to eat and why

It might be fashionable to exclude carbohydrates from your diet, but it is not necessarily the healthiest approach to eating – especially if you are also working out. Jon Denoris, a performance coach, is a proponent of “nutrient timing”: eating the right food at the right time of day. I spoke to …

Real Estate Prices in Dallas, Denver and Houston Set For a Fall

It is no longer a matter of if but when, and to what extent, we will see a downward pricing event in Dallas, Denver and Houston. Prices are rising too fast in these cities, and there are no underlying fundamental changes in their economies to support current pricing, especially in the face of a …

11 hidden costs of travel you probably overlook

From overpriced Wi-Fi to hidden departure taxes, you don't want to be strapped for cash when it comes to these often-overlooked fees.<p>Make sure you include these 11 items when budgeting for your next trip.

Remember Dan Price of Gravity Payments, who gave his employees a $70,000 minimum wage? Here's what happened next.

<i>This</i> post <i>originally appeared in</i> Inc.<p>Before Dan Price caused a media firestorm by establishing a $70,000 minimum wage at his Seattle company, Gravity …

NASA photos of Earth: Comparing the planet 1972 to 2015

The 1972 "Blue Marble" photo of Earth offered a previously unseen view of the world: A single image of the planet lit by the sun. In an instant, the image became iconic.<p>Since that time, many satellite photos of Earth have been taken in different ways and from different views. Usually, because the …

Bruce Rauner

Solar Desalination Could be a Game Changer for California Farms

Wildlife<p>A solar desalination unit operating in California’s drought-stricken Central Valley uses parabolic mirrors to concentrate sunlight and distill freshwater from salty farm drainage. Photo courtesy of WaterFX.<p>Let’s be clear from the outset: I’m no fan of conventional desalination.<p>The idea of …

Water

42 Insanely Clever Products You Need For Your Next Camping Trip

Just don't carry them all at once — you might not make it out of the door.

The Koch-Congress Is Gutting The EPA While The Media Is Silent

It is a shame that the media, and most political pundits spend an inordinate amount of their energy and resources concealing a clear and present …

Big Oil Knew And Lied And Planet Earth Got Fried

By Jon Queally, www.commondreams.org<p>| Educate!<p><i>A new report, The Climate Deception Dossiers, chronicles how Exxon and other major fossil fuel</i> …

Haiti's Unstoppable Outbreak

The nation has been battling a cholera epidemic since 2010—and it's still killing people. Why has no one been able to stop the spread of the disease?<p>In early February, when Jenniflore Abelard arrived at her parents’ house high in the hills of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, her father Johnson was home. …

Environmental Health

4 Things Successful Small-Business Owners Do Every Morning

The saying goes that the early bird gets the worm. But success isn’t as simple as waking up before everyone else. It’s about what you do -- <i>or don’t do</i> -- in those first hours of the day. We partnered with Wells Fargo and asked several small-business owners to share the simple morning habits that …

Opinion: Space: the final frontier and capitalism’s greatest opportunity

Physicists probe deep space, back and forward through billions of years of exciting cosmic history, light-years across black holes and ancient …

How to Build a 6-Figure Business While Traveling Around the World

It's not everyday you meet someone with the luxury of running a multiple 6-figure online business, while being able to explore the world at the same time.<p>This is why I'm excited to be sharing this interview with Natalie Sisson, who is a best-selling author of The Suitcase Entrepreneur -- a title …

How to Start a Small Business in a Few Hours

Starting a business is surprisingly simple--you just need to take the first step. Here's how to get through the administrative hurdles faster than you think.<p>A neighbor had been talking about starting a business for at least six months. Whenever I saw him, that's all he talked about. Eventually, I …

Small Business