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Six Steps To Becoming A Master Of Critical Thinking

Critical thinking stars are balanced thinkers. They practice moderation to insure against the perils of overthinking or underthinking. They are devotees of appropriateness and walk a path of situational awareness.<p>Real critical thinkers are disciplined in their craft of issue resolution. They honor …

Critical Thinking

Why Trump's Trade War Could Mean Heavy Losses for U.S. Farmers

If a trade war breaks out, American farmers are likely to pay a hefty price. In recent months the Trump administration has announced plans to impose …

Trump Administration

9 Houseplants That Can Help Repel Bugs

There are few things more unpleasant than being curled up in bed with a good book, your pup on your feet, about to sink into sleep... and then …

Plants

What to Do in the Garden in July

In the garden, July is a month with a split personality: We look back wistfully (at the successes of spring) and forward with trepidation (can this …

Gardening

The Mysterious ‘Jumping Gene’ That Appears 500,000 Times in Human DNA

Its segments make up 17 percent of our genome, but scientists are only just starting to understand what it does.<p>For years, Miguel Ramalho-Santos tried to convince researchers in his lab to study a segment of DNA he personally thought was quite extraordinary: LINE1. It’s repeated half a million …

Biology

The Future of Urban Farming | The Splendid Table

Segments:<p>MIT scientist Caleb Harper believes that indoor urban farming can create the best tasting, most nutritious, and least energy intensive crops …

This Brilliant Japanese Labor-Saving Device Makes Farming WAY Easier

The Paperpot Transplanter turns an hour of work into minutes<p>This is the best of what good industrial design has to offer. The Paperpot Transplanter, …

The Carpenter Vs. The Gardener: Two Models Of Modern Parenting

Parents these days are stressed. So are their kids.<p>The root of this anxiety, one scholar says, is the way we understand the relationship between parents and children. Alison Gopnik, a psychology and philosophy professor at the University of California, Berkeley, thinks parents—especially …

Parenting

America has a massive truck driver shortage. Here’s why few want an $80,000 job.

America has a massive shortage of truck drivers. Joyce Brenny, head of Brenny Transportation in Minnesota, increased driver pay 15 percent this year to try to attract more drivers. Many of her drivers now earn $80,000, she says, yet she still can't find enough people for the job.<p>About 51,000 more …

Trucking

Photo Dispatch: Death of the American motorcycle - and the search for next generation of riders

As baby-boomers get older the US motorcycle industry is desperate to capture the younger demographic, or see its own death.<p>The median age of motorcycle owners has increased from 32 to 47 since 1990, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC), and Harley-Davidson, America’s biggest …

'Star Wars Fatigue' Not To Blame For 'Solo' Box Office Disaster

There’s going to be a lot of discussion about the shockingly poor debut ($103 million domestic as of Monday with $65m overseas as of Sunday) of LucasFilm and Walt Disney’s <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i>. And, let’s not mince words, it’s a terrible debut for a film that (thanks to reshoots) wasn’t remotely …

Movies

Oil prices are falling fast. Here's why

What a difference a week can make.<p>Oil prices surged to their highest level in over three years last week, and strategists were marveling that prices had shot up so quickly. Now prices are slumping.<p>US crude oil futures have dropped by nearly 10% to trade around $66.50 per barrel, down from about $73 …

Oil

A diet for a healthy world - Lion's Roar

Clair Brown and Pearl McLeod explain how changing your diet can change the world.<p>Photo by Kenan Kitchen.<p>To counter the encroaching global climate …

Signs That Aliens May Already Have Made Contact With Us

Are aliens among us? (via FelixMittermeier/Pixabay)<p>Aliens are kinda the holy grail of scientific inquiry. And I say that only because there are few …

In pictures: The Art of Solo

How To Grow Truffles In Your Own Back Garden

Extravagant, rare and revered by food lovers around the world, truffles are a pungent fungus that grows at the roots of beech, hazel, and other …

The One Odd Trait Most Successful People Have That Is Often Confused For A Weakness

Pain moves us. Comfort keeps us still.<p>This is why people color their hair or move to Costa Rica right after a breakup. It’s why people find the courage to start their own businesses only after they’ve been let go or burned by their old job. It is also why people find it so hard to initiate change …

Self-improvement

Top 10 Deadly Plants You Should Remove From Your Home!

We all know that plants are extremely good and beneficial for us, especially the indoor plants. It’s mostly because they purify the air, provide …

3 Plants That Generate Oxygen Even at Night – Get One for Your Bedroom

Plants are awesome and we all love them, right? It has been said that trees and plants are the lungs of the earth. Through a process called …

10 Amazing DIY Garden Paths And Walkways

The garden paths and walkways are a good place for your walks. Moreover they are also a great decorative element which enhance the appearance of your …

Dollar treads water; rally loses steam as U.S. yields sag | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar held steady on Monday, its recent rally running out of steam on the back of sagging U.S. yields as investors wound back expectations that the Federal Reserve will launch a series of quick rate hikes.<p>The employee of a currency exchange shop shows U.S. dollar banknotes …

The 33 richest people on earth

The Sunday Times has published its much-anticipated Sunday Times Rich List for 2018, which ranks the wealthiest people in Britain, as well as the rest of the world— and it gives readers a sneak peek into the net worth of some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs, self-made billionaires, and …

8 Vegetables That You Buy Once And Regrow Forever !

Raw vegetables grown at home can bring a lot of benefits, more than the ones from the grocery.<br>Maybe it requires some time, but you will save money …

Disney Reveals Financial Muscle Of 'Avengers: Infinity War'

The punching power behind <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, which hit theaters today, is apparent in company documents showing that the $321.2 million that Disney spent on shooting the movie last year represented 5.4% of the total annual costs of its Studio Entertainment division.<p>Production for seven of the …

Incredibles 2 Trailer 2 Is A Superhero Riot

The new trailer for <i>The Incredibles 2</i> is here. The sequel to Pixar's 2004 superhero adventure hits theaters in June, and the first full trailer follows the teaser released in November and this recent poster.<p>The trailer focuses on the flourishing superhero career of Helen Parr, aka Elastigirl, while …

The Next Green Revolution

The genes of all living things on Earth—including the sunflower, a valuable oil crop—consist of varying sequences of four chemical compounds: adenine, thymine, cytosine, and guanine, abbreviated as A, T, C, and G. By identifying genes and manipulating them, scientists hope to create new crops that …

Take a look inside 8 of the most luxurious private jets in the world

When it comes to private jets, there are some that are a cut above the rest.<p>These days, a select lucky few are taking luxury air travel to new heights with state-of-the-art ultra-long-range executive jets from manufacturers such as Gulfstream and Bombardier. And then there are those bold enough to …

The airlines that have never had a single plane crash

While any plane crash in the modern age may feel like a freak occurrence, there’s no escaping the fact that some airlines are safer than others.<p>That much is made by clear by the existence of an EU “blacklist” of carriers banned from flying above European airspace (don’t worry, none you know), but a …

12 Monster Planes That Dominate the Skies

Double decker, six engines, wingspans longer than football fields—its amazing these monster planes can even get off the ground.<p>The marvel of flight never ceases to amaze, and the spectacle is that much more unbelievable when the aircraft are longer than Olympic pools, heavier than the biggest …

Anti-GMO articles tied to Russian sites, ISU research shows

CLOSE<p>Genetically engineered crops are safe for humans and animals to eat and have not caused increases in cancer, obesity, gastrointestinal …