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How China Helped And Hindered Apple's Quest To Run On 100% Renewable Energy

Apple hit a milestone this week, and it had little to do with their wildly popular iPhones or MacBooks. The tech giant announced on April 9 it is now running 100% on renewable (or green, or clean) energy. This includes all Apple facilities, from the Apple Campus in Cupertino, to the Reno-based data …

Renewable Energy

Sunken 8th continent reveals its buried secrets

A journey to plumb the remote ocean depths has revealed that Earth does indeed have an eighth continent.<p>A nine-week voyage took scientists from around the world to drill and explore the seafloor off New Zealand and Australia. They found evidence of land-based fossils, revealing that the ancient …

For Most Small-Business Owners, The GOP Tax Plan Gets Worse

When we left off with the GOP tax plan, I had reported that the plan’s small-business tax cut would likely benefit very few small businesses. That’s because while the plan calls for limiting the tax rate on pass-through business income to 25 percent, it turns out that according to the Tax Policy …

Retirement

Elon Musk's promised 100-megawatt battery in 100 days for South Australia is underway

A Promise Made<p>Telsa CEO Elon Musk has announced his contract with South Australia to build a 100-megawatt lithium power storage system. Not only will …

Trump touts Puerto Rico response as mayor begs for help

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz gave a stunning rebuke of the Trump administration's ineffective response to the humanitarian crisis after Hurricane …

The Week in Pictures: Sept. 22 - 29

An Earth Day protest: The March for Science is set for April 22

Scientists and science lovers are standing up for evidenced-based policy making and inclusivity<p>Scientists officially have a date where they’ll be taking to the streets.<p>The March for Science has been scheduled for Saturday, April 22 in Washington, D.C. A growing constellation of marches are also …

The legal weed market is growing as fast as broadband internet in the 2000s

The North American marijuana market posted $6.7 billion in revenue in 2016, up 30% from the year before, according to a new report from Arcview Market Research, a leading publisher of cannabis market research.<p>The so-called green rush shows no sign of slowing down.<p>Arcview projects sales will grow at …

Beware the Trump: 4 critical energy issues to watch under the next administration

Many of Trump’s cabinet nominees disregard the connection between global warming and fossil fuel energy use<p>The United States may be on the cusp of a stark turning point in energy and climate policy with the election of Donald Trump, who has stocked his cabinet with a majority of people who doubt or …

NASA scientist warns Earth is due for 'extinction-level' event

A NASA scientist is warning that Earth is due for an “extinction-level” event like a comet or asteroid strike — and claims there won’t be anything we can do to stop it.<p>Joseph Nuth, an award-winning scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, told attendees during Monday’s annual American …

Biologist discusses a synthetic metabolic pathway that fixes carbon dioxide and synthetic biology

A synthetic metabolic pathway developed by Tobias Erb and his colleagues at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology in Marburg converts …

Why Is NASA Working With Rio de Janeiro on Climate Change?

Collaboration is key to preparation and mitigation.<p>Facebook went live from Battery Park in lower Manhattan on Wednesday morning — with officials from …

Rio De Janeiro

Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Sweet Potato Frosting

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p><b>To make the cake:</b> Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 325°F. Coat a 9-by-13-by2-inch cake pan or dish with …

Newly discovered genetic code controls bacterial survival during infections

The genetic code that allows cells to store the information necessary for life is well-known. Four nucleotides, abbreviated A, C, G, and T, spell out …

10 Gadgets to Cut Down Your Energy Bills

Are you trying to save on those energy bills every month, only to wake up with an over-budget bill at the end of each month? Don’t worry. It happens …

5 Considerations When Choosing a Marketing Automation Solution for Your Small Business

Learn the five things to consider when choosing the right marketing automation solutions for your small business.<p>You've been doing your homework and understand the benefits marketing and sales automation software can bring to your business. Removing repetitive tasks from your day-to-day will enable …

9. Get People To Like You, By Shutting Up

Rule #1 for exuding charm and charisma: Let other people do the talking. Particularly about themselves. People <i>love</i> talking about themselves, so much …

The Top 10 Relationship Deal Breakers, According to Science

And why your S.O.'s negative qualities are so hard to get past.<p>What makes or breaks whether someone wants to see you for more than just one date? A study recently published in the journal <i>Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin</i> nailed down the top 10 most common deal breakers for short- and …

This Is The Amount Of Sex That Makes Couples Happy, According To Science

It may be less than you think.<p>If you're worried you and your partner aren't having enough sex it's time to give yourselves a break.<p>A new study has …

How Colorado Is Turning Food Waste Into Electricity

Americans throw away about a third of our available food.<p>But what some see as trash, others are seeing as a business opportunity. A new facility known as the Heartland Biogas Project is taking wasted food from Colorado's most populous areas and turning it into electricity. Through a technology …

8 Delicious Weeknight Dinners Under 400 Calories

When it comes to weeknight dinners, usually something's gotta give. Maybe you whip up a quick meal, but it's not that healthy. Or you take the time to make a healthy dinner, but it's not that satisfying. But these eight dishes have it all: They're fast, flavorful <i>and</i> fewer than 400 calories per …

This personality trait may indicate whether your child is destined for success in life

You might find it exasperating, but if your child acts in this way it could pay off in the years ahead<p>Do you ever find yourself exasperated by your child's stubbornness? Does your daughter continually disobey authority? Or does your son hate doing what he's told?<p>If so: congratulations!<p>If recent …