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Eating local, organic won't shrink your carbon footprint

If you're paying more for local and organic groceries because you care about the environment, here's some bad news: science shows your efforts won't …

Sustainability

Why Americans have stopped eating leftovers

American consumers throw away 27 million tons of food each year, according to the food waste coalition ReFED, clogging landfills, generating greenhouse gasses, and costing the economy an estimated $144 billion.<p>The solution, however, could be simple: get people to eat leftovers again.<p><i>[The hot new</i> …

Agriculture

Graphic designers, you can now master Adobe for next to nothing

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Know your cookies: A guide to internet ad trackers

Tougher measures on how people’s data is used to track advertising are coming. That means more acute scrutiny of the use of cookies — the prime …

Advertising Industry

Why do so many of us hate black licorice?

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned about eating too much black licorice on Monday, about half the country paused and thought, “Wait, people eat black licorice?”<p>The agency is advising candy fans who are 40 or older to limit their intake of the sweet treat to a maximum of 2 ounces …

This 7-Minute Workout Can Actually Help You Lose Weight | Women's Health

“Even in normal-weight individuals who perform the seven-minute workout, improvement through a decrease in waist circumference can be achieved thus leading to a better cardio-protective nutritional status,” the paper concludes.<p>WHAT?! The workout actually isn’t anything you haven’t done before. …

This German Documentary Is Absolutely Going To Ruin Gummy Bears For You

“Your children’s candy contains traces of slavery.”<p>One of the interviewees in a documentary released Thursday by German public broadcaster ARD has popular gummy snack confectioner Haribo in a corner, after it claimed both human workers and pigs are enduring oppressive, harmful conditions at the …

CAP Learning

You’ve got followers, but are you followers of the advertising rules? This module covers how and when the CAP Code applies to social media. As well …

Marketing

Fast food and Children [Powerful] Advertisement

George Carlin - food advertising

Marketing food to children | Anna Lappe | TEDxManhattan

Food advertising's impact on obese children

Spending on junk food advertising is nearly 30 times what government spends on promoting healthy eating

Medical Journals

15 Mind Blowing Tricks Advertisers Use to Manipulate Photos

​US fast-food chains ‘disproportionately’ targeting black youth – study

Children in lower-income, black communities are more heavily targeted by fast-food advertising and gimmicks designed to appeal to them, according to …

A Darkly Romantic House in Sweden by Skälsö Architects

After living in a modernist villa, Ulrika and Daniel Prytz were ready for a change. They wanted a home to better suit their family of six—one that …

World Hunger Is Increasing Thanks to Wars and Climate Change

Around the globe, about 815 million people -- 11 percent of the world's population -- went hungry in 2016, according to the latest data from the …

The U.N. Needs $434 Million to Respond to the World's Fastest Growing Refugee Crisis

U.N. agencies convene Monday in Geneva to request a sum of $434 million to fund a massive emergency response to the Rohingya refugee crisis in …

A Florida county of 15,000 people is the least healthy place in America — here's why

Union County, Florida could be in trouble.<p>Located about an hour southwest of Jacksonville, the county of roughly 15,000 people is the least healthy in the United States, ranking at or near the top of numerous causes of death.<p>According to 2014 data from the Institutes for Health Metrics and …

Public Health

This Wyoming Home Has the Coolest Dining Room You've Ever Seen

It literally lets you dine in the great outdoors.<p>"Nature is the best designer," says Paul Bertelli, principal of JLF Architects. That's why he and his team decided to let the beautiful surrounding landscape of Wilson, Wyoming, inspire this rustic-meets-contemporary country home.

Using LEGO to Save Crumbling Cities and Buildings

After 10 years of exploring the world and making LEGO interventions to city walls and masonry in disrepair, artist Jan Vormann invites you to …

Edgy black slats conceal a surprisingly light-filled interior in this Brisbane home

Brisbane-based Bureau Proberts designed a beautiful home whose wonderfully bright interior is completely concealed by its edgy black exterior. The …

Passports for purchase: Open citizenship doors around the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> Turns out money doesn't just buy a glamorous vacation in the Caribbean or a killer suite in Quebec -- it can buy residency too.<p>While British citizens are rushing to claim Irish passports post-Brexit vote, the world's most elite travelers don't bother standing in line at immigration counters.<p>…

Immigration

Chicago's weekend toll: 64-year-old teacher hit by stray bullet, young mom slain in front of home

A 64-year-old teacher killed by a stray bullet. A young mother slain on the front steps of her home. A grade school girl shot and critically wounded in the chest, apparently by accident.<p>They were among the 22 people shot in Chicago over the weekend. Nine of them died.<p>The latest gun violence brought …

10 Graphic Design Rules You Should Never Break

In the world of fine art and graphic design, rules are often bent, or even broken.<p>It’s encouraged. Breaking the rules is considered to be edgy, …

Graphic Design

Modernist Home Once Owned by Frank Gehry Now Asking $4.8 Million

The starchitect left his mark on the Los Angeles property<p>A modern masterpiece that was once owned by famed architect Frank Gehry is now asking $4.8 …