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7 Ways To Make Your Home A Greener Place

Want to go green, but don't have the time or budget for a complete renovation? Easily make your home more eco-friendly with these seven simple DIY projects.<p>"Living a greener life" seems like a tall order, especially if you're renting or can't afford to renovate your home using eco-friendly …

The beginner's guide to creating a podcast, according to the pros

Podcasts are so hot this season.<p>With the outpour of podcast obsessions (thanks, <i>Serial</i>), we've probably all thought to ourselves, "How hard can it …

This is what happens when a bot writes an article about journalism

Web journalists, the end is near: No longer does the Internet need our aggregations or our think pieces or our hastily penned “hot takes.” <i>Instead,</i> some enterprising soul has invented a content-generating algorithm as tireless and eternal as the Internet’s thirst for new material. It’s likely …

This is what the end of racial profiling looks like

America’s new federal guidelines after Ferguson don’t address the everyday actions of local law enforcement. But people – even the cops – can change<p>#FergusonNext: No justice, no peace, what now? Share your solutions<p>It was 11 years ago when we first argued that constitutional protections can be …

Eagle Energy is helping the Navajo Nation become energy independent

The Navajo people are the oldest ethnic group in the US and the Navajo Nation reservation is the largest in the country, spreading across Arizona, …

Dogs That Look Like Famous Poets

Ernest Hemingway<p>William Shakespeare<p>Dan Bannino, a photographer from Italy, encourages people to adopt pets from animals shelters. To get the …

Why the Germans want to brew U.S. craft beer

This is an update to correct that the Australian craft-beer industry has grown 13% per year since 2003.<p>U.S. craft beer’s success at home is great and …

Beer

Watch The Navy Destroy A Drone With Lasers

Zap!<p>With a flick of a videogame-like controller, the sailor locks the laser onto the drone in mid-air. Within seconds, there’s a flash of light and sparks, and the drone nosedives straight into the ocean, the latest victim of the U.S. Navy’s new Laser Weapon System (or LaWS). The laser, mounted on …

You Can Now Buy 100% Nuclear Energy -- In Germany!

In Germany, you can now go to a company called <b>MAX</b>ATOMSTROM to purchase electricity that was produced completely from nuclear energy.<p>Starting last week, <b>MAX</b>ATOMSTROM offers a 100% nuclear power plan, a first for Germany. Timed to coincide with the 20th United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate …

5 Writing Tricks You Can Swipe from the Professional Journalist’s Playbook

You’re passionate about blogging.But your blog is just one of scores covering the same topic.How can you possibly stand out? What can you do to get …

Writing

Look Closely At These Gorgeous Photos To See A Star Wars Invasion Underway

Photographer Thomas Dagg imagines what his city would be like if only the Star (Wars) were aligned differently.<p>At first blush, it’s simply a lovely, moody black and white photo of one of Toronto’s back laneways. Slick wet pavement reflects the classic industrial buildings typical of the city’s …