Mumin Mohamed

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How Giving Up Drink and Drugs in Your Twenties Can Change Your Life

For so many young men, booze and drugs are a way out of fully confronting mental ill health or other underlying issues. We spoke to a couple who decided to put down the pints, to see what effect it's had.<p>Theresa May, Donald Trump, Brexit, an uptick of racism and hate crimes, rising inflation, …

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 …

The world's first 100% solar-powered five-star resort has opened

The world's first 5-star resort to be completely powered by solar proves that luxury does not have to be sacrificed in the name of sustainability. …

Hydroponic Farming in Bahrain

Locally grown vegetables and salad greens are becoming increasingly common in the market places of Bahrain, thanks to alternative agricultural …

The world's fastest charging electric bus powers up in 10 seconds flat

The world’s fastest-charging electric bus, which takes as little as 10 seconds to completely recharge, is now in service in the coastal city of …

Solar-powered drip irrigation for smallholders

Irrigation

Tesla, Stem boost business case for energy storage

The practice of adding batteries to the grid for supply stability and pricing flexibility fascinates utility industry insiders.<p>Over the past 12 …

How the Simple ‘1-2-3 Method’ Can Make You Stronger Than Ever

Maximize your strength and blast through plateaus with this easy-to-follow rep scheme<p>Some things are too complicated to possibly understand: taxes, space travel, women. But building <b>strength</b> doesn’t have to be. In fact, it can be as easy as 1-2-3.<p>A long-time favorite of coaches and trainers, the …

19 graphs that explain solar panels for home owners (+maps)

Every week or two I get an email asking for information about going solar.<p>Although I’ve had solar panels myself for three years, and have a bit of …

How to make $140,000 a year farming on 1.5 acres

Jean-Martin Fortier explains how it's easier to make a living at a smaller operation.<p>Don't think you can make a living as a farmer on just an acre or …

Yet another energy storage company takes on Tesla

OXIS Energy certainly isn’t letting any grass grow under its feet. In June, the UK energy storage innovator announced that it will be ready next year …

Solar Desalination Could be a Game Changer for California Farms

Wildlife<p>A solar desalination unit operating in California’s drought-stricken Central Valley uses parabolic mirrors to concentrate sunlight and distill freshwater from salty farm drainage. Photo courtesy of WaterFX.<p>Let’s be clear from the outset: I’m no fan of conventional desalination.<p>The idea of …

Models of Sustainability: Sweden Runs Out of Garbage

<b>When Sweden runs out of its own garbage, it offers a service to the rest of garbage-bloated Europe: importing excess waste from other …

Graphene Flagship | Graphene Flagship

Explore Graphene<p>Applications<p>How can graphene be used?<p>Results<p>Here you can search for Graphene Flagship results such as publications and deliverables. …

Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

Cooking

EERE Success Story—New Advanced Refrigeration Technology Provides Clean Energy, Low Utility Bills for Supermarkets

Traditional supermarket refrigeration systems found in most U.S. grocery stores require a substantial amount of energy to keep fruits and vegetables …

14 Things to Know Before You Go to Zanzibar

Getting lost in Stone Town and getting on Swahili time: smart travel on the Spice Islands.<p><b>Zanzibar isn’t like the mainland.</b> The semi-autonomous …

East Africa

Rwanda ranked Africa's most efficient government, 7th globally

Rwanda has been ranked as Africa’s most efficient government followed by Mauritius and South Africa in the Global Competitive Report 2014-2015.<p>The …

Sudan and South Sudan on the road of cooperation and peace

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is being released by the Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan:<p>Another milestone towards peace was achieved yesterday …

South Sudan

Solar Powered Water Distiller Turns Salt Water into Fresh Drinking Water with Only Sunlight Required

A revolutionary ceramic solar-powered still has the ability to combat one of the greatest threats to human life in the developing world, water …

Rotterdam considers paving its roads with recycled plastic

<i>The construction firm VolkerWessels unveiled plans on Friday for a surface made entirely from recycled plastic, which it said required less</i> …

How Kenya is building Africa’s biggest wind energy farm

Kenya set in motion the construction of Africa’s biggest wind power farm this week, near Laisamis, 550km north of Kenya’s capital Nairobi.<p>Known as …

Denmark just generated 140 percent of its electricity needs from wind power

A particularly windy 24 hours over northern Europe kicked Denmark’s wind turbines into high gear, enabling the country to not only generate all the …

Deforestation Costing Tanzania Billions

<i>Forest Conservation Vital To Future Of Tanzania</i><p><b>Deforestation in Tanzania</b> could cost the national economy 5,588 billion Tanzanian Shillings (US$3.5 …

Can graphene make the world’s water clean?

<i>This post is part of a series examining the connections between nanotechnology and the top 10 trends facing the world, as described in the Outlook on</i> …

The Organic Life: A Year in the Life of One Organic Farmer

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Do you know what goes into the growing of those beautiful organic tomatoes that appear at the farmer’s market every summer? The …

24 Amazing Places Built from Shipping Containers

These homes look anything but industrial.<p>Recycled freight containers bring efficiency, flexibility, and affordability to innovative green buildings, from small vacation cabins to movable cafes, schools, and skyscrapers.

8 Stylish Ways to Keep Mosquitoes at Bay

No one wants mosquitoes crashing their party, but you also don’t want to ruin the ambiance you’ve created with logo-emblazoned products that don’t …