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New Inventions 2015: Top Eco-Friendly Designs and Innovations

2015 was a big year in terms of eco-friendly gadgets and architectural design. More and more it seems that designers are heeding a rising demand for inventions that are both useful and ecologically sensitive. Over the past year, some of the featured innovations and structural blueprints here at the …

Inventions
The Brain

The ‘Extinction’ Of Bananas Shows Us Why Our Food System Needs Help

Bananas, as we know them, could soon be no more.<p>According to a new report out last month, the popular Cavendish banana is now at risk of extinction thanks to the spread of a new strain of Panama disease, the same lethal fungus that already wiped out the previously dominant banana variety, the Gros …

Agriculture

Stone-Cold Remarkable

Kelly Slater Just Built A Perfect Artificial Wave -- And It May Save Surfing

The surfing world is abuzz after world champion Kelly Slater casually took to Instagram on Friday to unveil what he says is, without a doubt, the "best man-made wave ever made."<p>"It's a freak of technology," Slater said of the wave.<p>The wave generator, located in a "secret spot" about 110 miles from …

Aquatic Sports

Obama vetoes anti-climate change measures passed by Congress

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama has vetoed two measures that would have blocked steps that his administration is taking to address climate change.<p>One would have nullified carbon pollution standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency. The second would have voided a set of national …

Clean Technology

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Real Estate

The best last-minute tech gifts under $20

Last minute tech gifts<p>1. Amazon Dash buttons<p>2. Kero Nomad keyring Lightning cable<p>3. Panasonic RPTCM125 earbuds<p>4. AmazonBasics ultra-portable Nano …

The 11 best smartphones you should seriously consider buying this holiday season

But you don't want to buy just any smartphone that's on sale — you want the best one for your price range. We have assembled a list of the 11 phones you should be on the lookout for (along with a few alternates).<p>From giant powerhouses to beautiful budget options, these are the best smartphones of …

Phones

Ten Memorable Paintings from 2015

Charis J. Carmichael Braun, <i>Where Do We Go From Here [Janus]</i>, 2015<p>Acrylic on panel, 8.5 x 11 inches<p>Since I first posted "Ten Memorable Paintings from 2011" on the HuffingtonPost using a virtual slideshow, my annual project has grown in scale and ambition. This year over 400 artists responded to my …

Art

Women Who Changed Fashion: The Models

Celebrating the ladies who left their mark on the fashion industry.<p>In fashion, models are the face behind the brand. The women who walk the runway have the power to inspire editors, buyers, and fashion lovers to covet a particular piece. Throughout history, they have defined—and defied—typical …

Yves Saint-Laurent

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works--A True Story

The first thing you notice is the rhinestone glasses. Then the fragrance—like he’s just stepped out of a two-hour massage.<p>I met Deepak Chopra six …

Sean Hannity

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12 Inspirational Leaders You Should Be Following on Twitter

Staying a motivated and inspired leader is a Herculean task at best.<p>Business and personalities under your care can get messy, and mistakes and failures happen even to the best. In the face of so many responsibilities and expectations, it can be easy to lose the thread of gratitude that makes your …

Motivation

thegoodreads.in

9 Successful People Share Their Smartest Money Tips

If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best.<p>“Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves,” …

Entrepreneurship

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s shockingly reasonable climate-change plea

The former governor & movie star makes an emphatic call for climate action. Of course the GOP won’t listen<p>Arnold Schwarzenegger posted an article on his Facebook page this week that could be one of the most salient arguments in support of fighting human-made global warming we've yet seen — …

Climate

The 10 Most Important Things to Prioritize if You Want to Be Successful | Inc.com

Business cares about enterprise.<p>Leadership cares about people.<p>Entrepreneurship cares about flexibility.<p>Creativity cares about innovation.<p>What you care about defines who you are.<p>When you care, you want to do your very best--and that commitment and energy are a powerful force.<p>If you want to be …

Self-improvement

How I Went From Weight Lifting to Bodyweight Exercises and Still Gained Strength

Two months ago, I was about to embark on a nomadic life, a suitcase and laptop in tow, knowing that I was also saying goodbye to a proper gym. But …

How to Free Your Innate Creativity

<i>Andrew Nguyen/HBR STAFF</i><p>Creativity can feel like an accident. Suddenly, out of nowhere a novel idea shows up in conscious thought and we’ve solved that persistent problem. Or, after days of staring at a blank page, words fly off our fingertips and we’ve written that perfect blog post or editorial. …

Creativity

To Be a Success You Have To Stop Making THESE 8 Mistakes

I know it sounds crazy. How could you be blocking your own success, you want it more than anything.You’re always thinking about how you want things …

Motivation

Bhakti Yoga: When God Becomes Your Lover and Religion Turns to Bliss

At a time when religious differences seem to be dividing us, it's encouraging to come upon the hidden jewels of one religion reflected in the jewels of others.<p>In medieval times, when Muslims invaded and colonized India, Muslim Sufis found a tradition in Hinduism that resonated with their own …

Spirituality
Save the Children

Delhi is considering shutting down schools as toxic smog continues to suffocate the city

The megacity, already the world's most polluted by some measures, has been suffering record levels of pollution which exceed recommended WHO guidelines by between 15 and 30 times.<p>The smog, a combination of exhaust from cars and lorries, dust, smoke from fires and industrial output which is …

Pollution
Cannabis

Twisted Picture Frames Fused with Tree Branches

Darryl Cox Jr. uses woodworking, painting, and sculpture to create commissioned frames.<p>Inspired by the Central Oregon landscape in which he lives, and by his love of art and surrealism, artist Darryl Cox Jr. fuses wood found in the forest with frames to create innovative and unusual art objects. On …

Art

The Bizarre Reason Earth's Rotation Will Slow Down This Century

If you’ve had your fill of depressing predictions for the future, here’s one that is both fascinating and as innocuous as they come: as ice caps …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Adidas created this 3D-printed shoe out of the plastic waste we throw in the ocean

The shoe is just a prototype, but the goal is to demonstrate how the industry can "rethink design and help stop ocean plastic pollution," according to Adidas.<p>The prototype has an "upper" made of ocean plastic and a 3D-printed midsole of recycled polyester and gillnets, a type of fishing net.<p>Adidas …

Pollution