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DesignMake Studio shows how affordable housing can be beautiful and affordable

<b>Waldo Duplex deserves its Residential Architect Design Award, and shows how we can have nice things.</b><p>Charles Dickens writes in A Christmas Carol about …

The Netherlands Confronts a Carbon Dilemma: Sequester or Recycle?

Public opposition to sequestration will make it harder to reach the country’s carbon reduction goal Photo: John Gundlach/Hollandse Hoogte/Redux …

sequester

6 Tools You Won't Be Able to Live Without if You Work Remotely

Working and running a business across borders is becoming easier than ever before--these tools can help you manage.<p>Today, I did business with the United States, Japan, and Canada, all from my laptop in South Korea. For the past two years, I've run my business entirely remotely from anywhere I could …

Project Management

This Is How to Invest Locally

Do you know what you’re invested in? Do you know what your bank invests your money in, or what your 401k or 403b or Roth IRA are invested in? …

Farm-to-table

15 Detox Foods That You Can Find In Your Kitchen To Deal With The After-Effects Of Festive Eating

Guilty of going overboard eating delicious delicacies, sugary sweets and fried-yet-fantastic foods on Diwali?<p><b>Here are 15 foods that'll help detox</b> …

Wellness

“Gluten-free” water shows how ridiculous food labeling has become

The food labeling craze coupled with banner headlines about the dangers of gluten, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and hormones are leading to increasingly absurd results.<p>For example, you can now buy “premium” water that’s not only free of GMOs and gluten but certified kosher and organic. …

Gluten-Free

5 interview questions that will help you hire better people

<i>Jonny Wan</i><p>Most employers are approaching job interviews all wrong, says business consultant Anthony Tjan. To identify the candidates who have …

Employment

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

What you can learn from ancient coffee rituals around the world

For many caffeine lovers, coffee drinking is less of a habit and more of a sacred ritual. In fact, the history of coffee rituals around the world is …

Coffee

This is the healthiest coffee order, according to an expert

You rely on coffee to power you through everything from late-night study sessions and hungover mornings to workouts. But when it comes to hacking …

Grow your salad in your closet with the GrowChef hydroponic garden

The nearest farmer’s market? Your kitchen. Thanks to the GrowChef, you can enjoy the goodness of fresh farm produce, even in the midst of an urban …

Local veggies delivered with one click

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Amazon gets into the food business with the planned purchase of Whole Foods, there's a quiet, local food revolution that's been simmering on the back burner.<p>Virtual farmers markets selling mostly local produce grown by smaller-scale, local farms have popped up across the country.<p>It's …

Agriculture

How to Write a Small Farm Business Plan

Writing a farm business plan can be a tool for you to plan your farming business. It can also be a requirement of securing grants and loans for your …

Small Business

This quiet agricultural ‘moonshot’ could change the future of food

The global population is skyrocketing, the climate is changing, and diets are shifting. So how do you tackle the problem of feeding 9 billion people by 2050? Assemble an elite team of scientists for a year-long brainstorming session.<p>The first meeting of “Science Breakthroughs 2030” just convened to …

Agriculture

Green Thumbs: How 30 Under 30 Founders Are Leading The Way In Sustainability Efforts

<i>Agri-solutions from the Forbes 30 Under 30, in 30 words or less.</i><p><b>Annie Ryu</b> <b><br>The Jackfruit Company | 26</b> <br>Works with 350 farming families in rural India to grow jackfruit, a nutrient- rich meat substitute with a significantly lower carbon footprint (and less attendant deforestation) than meat</b> …

The 8 Lessons Entrepreneurs Could Learn From Farmers

Embracing a farmer's work ethic will do more than put food on your table.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a saying in farm country: “Don’t ever bet against farmers.” Farmers must grow their businesses while constantly battling declining profit margins, …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Eco-Friendly, Farm-to-Table Restaurant in Every Southern State

These incredible restaurants all pride themselves on sourcing ingredients locally, but they also go way beyond that. From only serving sustainable …

The Big Lie About Hard Work

The conventional wisdom that "hard work results in success" is belied by the facts.<p>If you've heard it once, you've heard it a thousand times: "Hard work results in success." While that conventional wisdom is endlessly repeated, it's also dead wrong. Hard work--meaning long hours pursuing a single …

Binge-Watching

Tough Stuff: 20 Indestructible EDC Essentials

Slughaus Bullet Mini Flashlight<p>Not only is this tiny flashlight only about the size of the tip of a finger, but it’s one of the toughest out there on …

What Actually Is Inflammation? This Is What a Nutritionist Wants You to Know

Inflammation is one of those health terms that simultaneously intrigues and confuses us. It's dominated health headlines of late and is said to be …

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Breakfast

Simple breakfast ideas from pros who need that healthy fuel.

Healthy Eating

Commentary: Can farming be a success story for Singapore?

SINGAPORE: I read with interest the Government’s plan to transform the farming sector in Singapore last week. It had key strategies we expected to …

Inside a new aquafarm that grows slime-colored water lentils

As a result, a number of plant-based "meat" startups have popped up in the last decade. They've created everything from burgers made of pea protein to shrimp made of algae.<p>A new Florida-based food startup called Parabel is also trying to fulfill consumer's hunger for plant-based protein — by …

10 Affirmations Successful Entrepreneurs Repeat Every Single Day

Intentions breed actions -- the right actions.<p>Businesses are based on actions, not on thoughts -- yet the thought always comes before the deed. Achievement starts with an idea, a perspective, a point of view, or even just an attitude.<p>Here are some of the things successful entrepreneurs say to …

Small Business

Vegetable and fruit farmers receive hardly any agricultural subsidies

<b>Fruit and vegetable research can't keep up with Big Ag because it's not a top priority for the government.</b><p>American dietary guidelines state that we …

America’s Best Tomato Varieties - Organic Gardening

This lineup of America’s 20 favorite tomatoes will fill your growing season with an array of colors and fabulous flavors.<p>How We Picked Winners<p>We …

Growing Tomatoes: A Collection of Expert Advice

Most gardeners put growing tomatoes at the very top of their gardening must-do lists thanks to the incomparable flavors of this easy-to-grow crop. …

Gardening

Is this spherical vertical garden the future of urban farming?

Space10's Growroom is a build-it-yourself farm pod for cities.<p>Space10, a self-described “future-living lab” located in Copenhagen’s trendy Kødbyen …

Tony Robbins: The Real Secret to Being Happy and Rich

When people dream of becoming rich, they're really after what they associate with money: freedom, security, comfort--and the joy that can come from sharing wealth.<p><i>In his new book,</i> Unshakeable: Your Guide to Financial Freedom <i>(2017, Simon & Schuster), life coach Tony Robbins charts a course to living</i> …

Self-improvement