Michael Lytle

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Can America Spark A New Industrial Revolution?

<b>It was a strange sight.</b> There, onstage, were Steve Forbes and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, two men on the absolute opposite ends of the political spectrum, doing something stunning. They were agreeing.<p>The occasion? In late March Forbes gathered more than 300 innovative business leaders, …

Why it’s a big deal that half of the Great Lakes are still covered in ice

Over the winter, as polar vortices plunged the U.S. Midwest into weeks of unceasing cold, the icy covers of the Great Lakes started to make …

Great Lakes

Four Ways The U.S. Military Can Adopt Clean Energy For National Security

At the U.S. Defense Department, the multiple national security threats created by sea level rise and severe weather command daily attention; climate change has been on its radar for years. The recently published Quadrennial Defense Report (QDR), an assessment of U.S. defense readiness, addresses …

Monsanto�s Roundup Found in the Breast Milk of U.S. Mothers

Glyphosate-containing herbicides, which fall under many trademarks such as Monsanto’s ‘Roundup,’ are top selling herbicides in the world and now they …

How a chicken coop became a cozy family home

From an ewok village in Oregon to a home made from 3 tents and a shed, it's fair to say that Fair Companies have shown us some pretty minimalist, …

Off-grid

Fears rise for missing in SKorea ferry sinking

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for 287 passengers still missing …

In Ukraine: Reports Of Soldiers Switching To Pro-Russia Side

Confusion continues to reign in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russia gunmen remain in control of many government offices even as the Ukrainian military sends in troops, tanks and armed aircraft in an attempt to dislodge them.<p>According to NPR's Ari Shapiro, who is in eastern Ukraine, locals who are …

Obama, VP to tout job training cash

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will travel Wednesday to the Pittsburgh area to tout $600 million in federal job training investments — the latest White House effort to show it’s addressing middle class economic issues despite a gridlocked Congress.<p>The event at the Community …

Zelda Fitzgerald’s Little-Known Art

When Zelda Sayre married legendary Jazz Age novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald to become <b>Zelda Fitzgerald</b>, she was anointed “the first American flapper” and embarked on one of the most turbulent relationships in literary history. Though best-remembered as a writer and dancer, Zelda, unbeknownst to many, …