Mark Tyner

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A 12-Step Guide to Picking a Name for Your Startup

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>Finding the right name for your startup can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name …

Zagat

Predator may been targeting college-age Asian women near UC Berkeley, police say

Police say a sexual predator may be targeting college-age Asian women near UC Berkeley.<p>KPIX-TV reports that the Berkeley Police Department released video of the possible suspect on Thursday after receiving reports of three assaults over the past week.<p>In each case, police say the suspect appears to …

UC Berkeley

As stocks fall, anxiety soars for retirement savers

By Jonnelle Marte<p>, Reporter<p>Chico Harlan<p>, Bureau chief<p>As the economy struggled to take off in the years after the financial crisis, Americans had at least one shining source of optimism: a booming stock market that not only helped rebuild shattered 401k plans, but suggested better times to come.<p>But …

Stock Markets

The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic (it's not the gluten)

The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic (it’s not the gluten)<p>by <b>Sarah</b> Updated: March 04, 2018 Affiliate linksGreen LivingComments: <b>1,158</b><p>The stories became far …

The truth about the poultry industry | Letters

Congratulations to George Monbiot (Faeces, bacteria, toxins: what goes on at the chicken farm, 20 May) for raising the issue of the disgusting way we treat “farmed” animals (to chickens, add beef and dairy cattle, pigs, lambs, ducks etc) destined for the dinner plate and the way the vast majority …

Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history

The fate of industrially farmed animals is one of the most pressing ethical questions of our time. Tens of billions of sentient beings, each with complex sensations and emotions, live and die on a production line<p>Animals are the main victims of history, and the treatment of domesticated animals in …

Anthropology

We’ve covered the world in pesticides. Is that a problem?

By Brad Plumer<p>Pesticides have become an enduring feature of modern life. In 2007, the world used more than 5.2 billion pounds of weed killers, insecticides, and fungicides to do everything from protecting crops to warding off malaria.<p>And that's led many researchers to wonder what sorts of broader …

You are Most Likely Consuming bleached and chemical laden Garlic from China. Here is how to spot it.

– For more Health & Wellness related Updates and News, make sure you follow us on our <b>Facebook</b> and <b>Twitter</b> pages. -<p>shares<p>Did you know that over 80 …

Health Information

Eating Right Can Save the World

Eating Right Can Save The World<p>by: Tim Zimmerman for Outside Magazine<p>The endless cascade of nutritional information--about localism, vegetarianism, veganism, organic food, the environmental impact of eating meat, poultry, or fish, and more--makes the simple goal of a healthy, sustainable diet seem …

Agriculture

If You See This Label On A Fruit, DO NOT Buy It At Any Cost! Here's Why...

Have you ever wondered what’s the meaning of the numbers that you see on those little stickers affixed to fruits and veggies? These numbers are …

Agriculture

The surprising truth about the ‘food movement’

By Tamar Haspel<p>, Columnist, Food<p>Let me ask you a question: When it comes to our food supply, what do you care about?<p>Think about it for a second. Make a mental list.<p>Now, let me ask you another question: Do you care about farmworker exposure to pesticides? I sure do, and I’m betting you do, too. But …

Agriculture

Why do people buy organic? Separating myth from motivation

Organic food and its health benefits have fallen under the most scrutiny. Current thinking suggests organic food is more nutritionally dense and is …

You Are Probably Eating Carcinogenic Apples. This is what you need to know about your apples

There are 47 different pesticide residue found on conventional apples. Of these pesticides, the dangers include:<p>Human Health Effects:<br>6 — Known or …

Environmental Health

‘Organic farming is the best way to feed the future’

header() --><p>Business News of Saturday, 30 January 2016<p><b>Source:</b> GNA<p>Organic farming is the best way to feed the future, Mr Samuel Nettey, a research …

8 Foods I Recommend Kids Eat Organic: A Nutritionist Explains

As a registered dietitian nutritionist with a focus on families, I'm often asked "Is organic food really a better choice for kids?"<p>My stance is that …

Nutrition

17 Cheap Organic Foods You Should Be Buying

Compared to conventional foods, certain organic foods are so affordable that you shouldn’t ignore them while grocery shopping.<p>You’re typically …

Why Organic Food Might Be Worth the High Price

The most infamous fact about organic food is that it’s expensive—about 47% more expensive, according to a recent analysis from <i>Consumer Reports</i>. But a …

Farmers market will be centerpiece of new Frisco development

A new Frisco mixed-use project will have a centerpiece farmers market.<p>Called Frisco Fresh Market, the Main Street project will also include office …

What Happens to Farmers' Interests After Everyone Packs Up and Leaves Iowa?

We've heard more here about heroin abuse in New Hampshire than we have about the economic troubles that continue to bedevil Iowa's farmers.<p>ALLISON, IOWA—The light snow frozen onto the branches of each small bush and tree gave them the look of glass figurines. A strange and unsettling fog surrounded …

We've Missed the Entire Point About GMO Food -- A Farmer Explains Why

When it comes to the subject of GMO (Genetically-Modified Organism) food, it's hard not to have an opinion. You might be skeptical or inquisitive, outraged or indifferent; perhaps more often than not, you feel a little of each. Still, there's growing consensus on the issue. A recent poll states …

Agriculture

How Politics and Power Play with Pesticides in France

Conversion to agroecology: France’s hopes for environmental salvation is a new 28 page ARC2020 document on efforts in France to move farming from …

Just adding pollinators could boost small-farm yields

Just sending more pollinators into action on small farms around the world could significantly boost crop yields, says a massive new study.<p>Coaxing …

4 Technologies That Will Usher In Next Generation Farming

Technology that promises to unleash agricultural productivity is here today. The combination punch of advanced mathematics, automation, advancements in sensor systems and next-generation plant breeding are setting the stage for the next Green Revolution, which is what we need to ensure a …

As the ground on marijuana shifts, Harper turns sensibly to a ticketing option

It only seems sudden, as immense social change often does. The ground is shifting on the prosecution of marijuana possession. It has shifted under no less than the stolid feet of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who, when asked last week by a reporter if he has smoked marijuana, replied, "Do I seem …

Where are food supplies most at risk from climate change?

Climate change is set to have a major impact on global food security, as weather patterns and average temperatures change.<p>Studies have highlighted …

Farmers Edge Raises $41m On Quest to Collect Best Ag Data

Farmers Edge, the Canadian ag big data company, has raised C$58 million ($41 million) in equity funding from existing investors. This takes the …

Farming

The World’s New Population Time Bomb: Too Few People

Developed world’s working-age population to start declining next year, threatening global growth in decades ahead<p>Ever since the global financial crisis, economists have groped for reasons to explain why growth in the U.S. and abroad has repeatedly disappointed, citing everything from fiscal …

Demographics