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Almost half of the world's food thrown away, report finds

Figures from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers show as much as 2bn tonnes of food never makes it on to a plate<p>As much as half of all the food produced in the world – equivalent to 2bn tonnes – ends up as waste every year, engineers warned in a report published on Thursday.<p>The UK's Institution …

Schools' food waste could be halved

Under the on-site meal-portioning projects in schools, it is estimated that the use of 62,000 disposable containers can be avoided every day and …

Food waste: how much of it is consumer responsibility?

Consumers as well as supermarkets play a crucial role in influencing retail and farming policy and must help drive change<p>Last Friday Sainsbury's ran another switch the fish day. Customers who asked for one of the so-called "big five" – cod, haddock, tuna, salmon or prawns – were offered a free …

Agriculture

Scientists are accidentally helping poachers drive rare species to extinction

If you open Google and start typing “Chinese cave gecko”, the text will auto-populate to “Chinese cave gecko for sale” – just US$150, with delivery. …

New South Wales
Vocabulary

Bird watching, for people who hate birds

The Fuck-tailed Flycatcher, the White-breasted Butt Nugget, and the Goddamned Canada Goose<p>Birds look mean, you can’t pet them, and they shit on you. Maybe I loathe them because I’ve lived in cities my whole life, and my few interactions with birds consist of the following:<p>pigeons (aka rats with …

Birds

Mexico Declares War On The US

Putin Orders Comb[a]t Alert After SVR Warns Of CIA Plot To Ass[a]ssinate President elect Trump

The Cognitive Benefits of Being a Man-Child

For men and women, extending adolescence has the potential to make the brain more capable in adulthood.<p>In a time when college graduates return to live under their parents’ roofs and top careers require years of internships and graduate degrees, the age of adulthood is receding, practically into the …

Teens

Advanced Weight Training Fitness Workout

Are you ready for an advanced, high-intensity circuit training workout? If you've been working out regularly with weights for six months or more with …

Costa's hummingbird

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oTV6X0qhtU<p>Aug 7, 2014 - Uploaded by American Bird Conservancy<p>Video © 2014 Don DesJardin. A desert hummingbird,</i> …

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Plants In Motion

How to Grow Tasty Citrus Outside in Zone 7+ (Tangerines, Grapefruit, Oranges, & More)

• Catalogs/Nurseries/Sources, Citrus, Edible Flowers, Farm Stands, Farms, Houseplants, Local Nurseries, Microclimates, Orchard Shrubs, Orchard Trees, …

How to Determine if Your Rabbit Is Sick

Rabbits are adorable pets and generally fairly easy to take care of. They can become sick, however, and it is not always immediately apparent when …

10 metabolic moves to supercharge weight loss

If your workout includes bouts of tough, heart-rate-revving work interspersed with very little rest it becomes "metabolic." That means you ramp up …

Marooned Among the Polar Bears

Last July, a Russian helicopter pilot had nearly completed a record-breaking trip around the globe when he crashed into the icy waters of the Arctic Circle. He never should have survived.<p>The pounding noise shatters the ancient, eerie silence of the Davis Strait, a frigid finger of ocean separating …

Arctic Circle

Will eating invasive species help us deport them?

Asian carp. Periwinkle. Burmese python. If we can't beat them, can we eat them?<p>The New York-based Explorers Club put invasive species on the menu …

Biodiversity

GE wants to use CO2 pollution to make huge solar batteries

Two big problems have been vexing environmental scientists for decades: How to store solar energy for later use, and what to do with CO2 that's been captured and sequestered from coal plants? Scientists from General Electric (GE) could solve both those problems at once by using CO2 as a giant …

The Core Workout That Tightens Your Middle and Fends Off Back Pain | Men's Health

And since they’re stability exercises, you’ll train your core to resist potentially spine-damaging motions like rotation, flexion, and extension, Gaddour explains.<p>Watch the video above to see Gaddour demonstrate the movements. Then try this classic core workout for yourself.<p><b>How to Do the Core</b> …

Huge Population of Rare Whales Found off Madagascar

About 80 Omura’s whales have been spotted off the coast, doubling the number of sightings in the entire research record of the animal.

Whales

5 Core Fixes to Improve Your Functional Strength

We get it: Guys care about sculpting a six-pack. It's the crowning achievement of any fit dude, and probably requires the toughest combination of …

Workouts

Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And Intelligence

People who think too much may have little reason to worry. Recent studies have shown that there is a link between anxiety and intelligence and it is …

These Chewable Coffee Cubes Help Nerds Feel Like Pro Athletes

Mmm, softcore Soylent.<p>The lobby of the WeWork on San Francisco’s Market Street looks like <i>The Truman Show</i>, but for startups: It’s the middle of the afternoon, and people are actually playing ping pong. The jug of complimentary “fresh fruit water” is icy and glistening. Stay in the same place long …

Coffee

Forest Ecology and Management

Dr.Kim Steiner, professor of forest biology, designed the oak regeneration study that has been under way since 1996. As a result of the research, …

This Brain-Reading Tool Can Teach You A New Skill In No Time

By measuring how hard the brain is working, the BACh system knows when to give a learner new information.<p>Beste Yuksel could soon put a lot of piano teachers out of work.<p>The Ph.D candidate at Tufts University in Massachusetts has created a tool that helps students learn the instrument faster and …

The Brain