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Inhabitat's Week in Green: solar-powered planes, bamboo bikes and mud houses

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>One of America's most innovative solar power plants officially opened in the Mojave Desert this past week, and it's expected to provide enough energy to power …

9 Reasons You Should Drink Tea Every Day

While everyone continues to go crazy for coffee, we'd like to point your attention toward tea. Yes, tea, the beverage that can soothe you when you want to relax or wake you up when you need an extra push. Basically, tea is great and you should consume it just as much as your beloved java.<p>Without …

What Other Games Should Learn From The Universal Appeal Of 'No Man's Sky'

No Man’s Sky is a rare case of an indie game being treated like a fully fledged triple A title, and it doesn’t even have a famous developer behind it. While Hello Games’ last project, Joe Danger, was received well, it certainly didn’t make them a household name. Rather, No Man’s Sky has attracted …

A Road to Mental Health Through the Kitchen

Therapists Use Cooking to Treat Depression, Anxiety and Other Psychological Problems<p>Many cooks know what a sanctuary the kitchen can be.<p>Now, some health-care clinics and counselors are using cooking or baking as therapy tools for people suffering from depression, anxiety and other mental-health …

Mental Health

What Women Could Bring To The Dismal (And Sexist) Science Of Economics

Economics has a problem with women. From Larry Summer’s maddening assertion that women’s scientific abilities are genetically inferior to men, to the much lower percentage of women among economics PhDs and professors, it’s clear that the discipline known for centuries as the dismal science is also, …

Check Out 'The Game Awards' Game Of The Year Nominees

The Game Awards are being broadcast tonight from Las Vegas.<p>Nominees for this year’s Game of the Year are:<p>Bayonetta 2<br>• Dark Souls II<br>• Dragon Age: Inquisition<br>• Hearthstone<br>• Shadow of Mordor<p>Talk about a tough running, and an impressive GOTY list. None of the big annual releases are on here. There’s no <i>Call of</i> …

Best science fiction books of 2014

Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice broke awards records and Rachel Pollack made her comeback in a year of time travel, Tarot and tech