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The Sustainability Revolution: Reinventing Our Economy in This Generation

Reinventing the economy to be more in harmony with nature, in this generation, is one of our greatest challenges. Fortunately, we are experiencing a sustainability revolution, according to Gil Friend, a leading business consultant on sustainability strategies. For over twenty years, Friend has been …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Fly Or Die: Tylt Energi Backpack

The holiday season is nearly upon us, and we’re all scrambling to find each other the best possible gifts.<p>Well, if you’re close with someone who carries the world on their shoulders and always seems to be low on battery, the Tylt Energi backpack may be a good option.<p>The Tylt Energi backpack is …

Apple Event To Be Live Streamed On The Web

Earlier today we heard that the Apple event would be live streamed on the Apple TV, and now Apple has updated its homepage with details of the event, …

Apple

Google Reveals HP Chromebook 11, A $279 Chrome OS Notebook That Charges Via Micro-USB

Google unveiled a new addition to its growing stable of Chromebooks today, the HP Chromebook 11. The $279 device is on sale now, and offers a white plastic case that’s reminiscent of Apple’s white MacBook, but with color-splashed variants which draw from the palette of the Google Chrome logo to …

How Many Slaves Work for You? New Online Tool Measures Your Impact

Bought a smartphone lately? What about a computer, T-shirt, or even a cup of Joe? Chances are, slaves made them. The Emancipation Proclamation may …

Eco Fashion

Google’s ambitious plan to extend human life

Our pick of the week’s science and tech stories, including the search giant's push into health and ageing, and what experts agree is the best pen to write with.<p>Google vs. death<br>Harry McCracken & Lev Grossman | Time | 18 September 2013<br>Google announces a new company, Calico, which will focus on health …

The Galaxy's Core Is About to Explode

The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy will soon consume a blob of gas and begin to radiate energy at a tremendous rate.<p>The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy will soon consume a blob of gas and begin to radiate energy at a tremendous rate.

Universe

Stephen Hawking: brain could exist outside body

Stephen Hawking has said he believes brains could exist independently of the body, but that the idea of a conventional afterlife is a fairy tale.<p>Speaking at the premiere of a documentary film about his life, the theoretical physicist said: "I think the brain is like a program in the mind, which is …

Scientists Estimate How Much Longer The Earth Can Support Life

The end of the world is near! Well, relatively near, geologically speaking. Okay, even geologically speaking, it’s pretty far off.<p>But scientists at the University of East Anglia have made their best estimate for how much longer the Earth will be habitable for human life, barring nuclear war, rogue …

Molson's beer fridge that only Canadians can open

A fridge full of free beer sounds like a great thing to find sitting on a street corner, but what if you needed a Canadian to open it? That was the …

Canada

Affaire Snowden : le plus grand cas d'espionnage de l'histoire, selon Correa

Le président équatorien Rafael Correa a reçu un appel téléphonique du vice-président américain, Joe Biden, vendredi, qui demande à l'Équateur de ne …

Animated Lego Michael Jackson Dance Moves

There will never be another Michael Jackson (well not the one I’m talking about anyway- it’s a pretty common name, I’m sure there are thousands of …