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Strawberries top Dirty Dozen list for third year

Nonprofit examines public info about pesticide residue.<p>Strawberries are the dirtiest of the Environmental Working Group's 2018 Dirty Dozen list, the …

Strawberries

25 Easy Sunday Dinner Ideas Using Chicken That'll Kickstart Your Week

Cure your Sunday blues, in one fowl swoop.<p>Nothing keeps the Sunday scaries away like digging into a comforting home-cooked meal with your family. …

Cooking

Walmart's Future Workforce: Robots and Freelancers

Walmart is raising wages, but its plans to use more gig labor and automation put workers at a disadvantage.<p>Over the past few weeks, Walmart executives have sketched a picture of the company’s future that features more self-checkouts and a grocery-delivery business—soon escalating to 100 cities from …

Columbia University

We're on the Brink of a New Era of Innovation. Will You Survive It?

It's better to prepare than adapt because, by the time you see the need to adapt, it may already be too late<p>One of the most interesting things I discuss in my book <i>Mapping Innovation</i> is what I call the new era of innovation, which will create profoundly new technologies, classes of data and business …

Innovation

This surreal AI creature meets humans, then decides whether it wants to play with them

In the middle of London's Hyde Park lives a strange and wondrous creature. Its name is BOB, and it's an AI entity.<p>BOB ("Bag of Beliefs") is an art …

Artificial Intelligence

These before-and-after photos show how much you can realistically change your abs in 2 weeks

When you already have abs, that is.<p>Most people who want more defined abs do a couple extra crunches or eat half a tub of ice cream rather than the whole thing — but Iulia Danilova, a 25-year-old Los Angeles mum to a 2-year-old daughter, recently pulled out ALL the stops in an effort to sculpt her …

Fitness

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

8 Lean Crockpot Foods You Should Add To Your Meal To Speed Up Weight Loss, According To Expert

If you’re trying to lose weight and are frustrated with eating the same foods day in and day out, it’s time to spice up your life (and your plate). …

Nutrition

How Innovation as a Service is Important for Start-ups and Corporates

Innovating before it's time is the right step forward<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Have you ever walked into a party and found that you’re the only one there because you’re …

Startups

The new social networks you should join instead of Facebook, according to a Y Combinator partner

The past two weeks have been rough for Facebook. Some are deleting their accounts in protest of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, while others are decrying the death of social media, likening its effect on us to sugar or smoking.<p>But online socializing isn’t inherently bad for us, and just because …

Social Media

We Tried 28 Pinterest Food Hacks and Here’s What Happened

This will save you from a lot of Pinterest fails.<p>3-Layer Magic Cake<p>We were skeptical that this cake would deliver on its promises—one simple batter, …

Breakfast

How to achieve extreme productivity

7 ways to use “systemized common sense” in your day.<p>By Kara Baskin | January 17, 2018<p>You don't have to do all of this. Here's how to temper your …

Time Management

30 Spring Dinner Recipes You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

Dear soups, stews and casseroles: We’ve had a good run. But it’s springtime now, and that means we’re on to lighter and brighter meals. For starters, …

Cooking

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Artificial Intelligence

The Breakthrough Pitch

Champion Breakthrough change<p>The Breakthrough Pitch is designed to help you stretch the sustainability ambitions of your company. Its purpose is to …

Sustainable Development Goals

Ethical Innovation Means Giving Society a Say

Headlines from Silicon Valley sometimes read like mythology, fantasy, or science fiction. “First human-pig ‘chimera’ created in milestone study” …

Here's what you need to know about Australia's startup scene

2016 was another record year for Australia startups.<p>With the support from the $1.1 billion National Innovation and Science Agenda from the Turnbull …

Startups

Trump’s Most Chilling Economic Lie

A so-called trade war with China would be an absolute disaster for the United States and its citizens.<p><b>Donald Trump</b> has threatened to upend the post-World War II geopolitical order. What he finds most vexing about that order is the rise of China. Today, China is the largest trading economy in the …

Donald Trump
Startups (Australia)

A food scientist explains how Doritos are engineered to be the perfect snack

Food

8 Awesome North American Road Trips, Mapped

Between coastlines and mountain ranges, big cities and small towns, North America is home to plenty of road trips. Just think of Whistler's …

Hiking

Africa's agriculture projects are growing inequality, not food

Brendan Brown, <i>University of Adelaide</i> and Ian Nuberg, <i>University of Adelaide</i><p>Low yield growth, increasing food insecurity, climate change and massive population growth are the four factors that will determine the shape of Africa over the next century. Even if countries on the continent are successful …

Farming

Cereal cheesecake is a thing, and how have we not thought of this before

Fruity Pebbles. Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Rice Krispies. They’re all cereals that we know and love. And what is better than having a bowl of cereal with …

Benin's farmers break new ground

Benin vet Michel Babadjide’s sustainable animal husbandry ensures food security for local farmers. It’s finally being taken seriously by science and …

Agriculture

'Access to technologies' key to food security

For small-scale farming in Africa to be sustainable, farmers need better access to new technologies, says Agnes Kalibata, President of the Alliance …

Farming

A Data Designer Visualized All 20,520 Words In “Hamilton”

Shirley Wu distills the immensely popular (and immensely complex) musical into a single interactive.<p>Even though the hit musical <i>Hamilton</i> opened on Broadway a year and a half ago, its popularity shows no sign of diminishing, with productions opening in San Francisco and London later in 2017 and …

Data Visualization

More Than Money: Community Grantmaking in East Africa

When I last wrote about our East Africa Grantmaking Hub earlier this year, our team of local grant makers had just begun their search for grassroots changemakers across Kenya and Uganda. Since then, this dedicated team has sought out dozens of community projects and awarded seed funding to over 20 …

24 Tweets That Perfectly Sum Up How Shitty 2016 Has Been So Far

"Is Quentin Tarantino directing 2016?"

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12 Insane Hot Chocolates Everyone In Melbourne Needs To Try

They'll warm you right up.

Dessert