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During Irma’s Power Outages, Some Houses Kept The Lights On With Solar And Batteries

The ability of some residences and businesses to stay functioning as the power went out around them shows the growing potential of local generation and microgrids. Now those batteries just have to get a lot cheaper.<p>When Hurricane Irma blew out a transformer on his block in Orlando on the night of …

Renewable Energy

M&Ms’s New Ad Is Selling Renewable Energy And Wind Power

The new “Fans of Wind” campaign aims to tie the candy brand more directly to its commitment to fighting climate change.<p>Last year, Mars, the world’s biggest chocolate maker and the corporate home to brands like M&Ms, Twix, and Snickers, pledged $1 billion to fight climate change through investments …

Renewable Energy

8 Foods That Contain Probiotics (And They Aren't Yogurt)

Bet you never even knew about these.<p>Everybody knows that yogurt is a good source of probiotics ― even people who don’t really know what probiotics are. But yogurt isn’t the only food that can fill your probiotic needs. There are actually a host of other options out there that are getting more and …

Nutrition

A T-Shirt Company Tries On A Radical Idea: Tees That Fit Actual Women

After 300,000 limited-edition graphic tees, startup Cotton Bureau is remaking its shirts in order to serve women better.<p>If you’ve ever purchased a T-shirt associated with a podcast, an independent editorial website, or a conference focused on making things, you likely own one made by Cotton Bureau. …

Clothing

I tried eating, exercising, sleeping, and spending 'perfectly' for a week — and realized I've been approaching my goals all wrong

If you've ever had a long list of things you want to accomplish, you might be familiar with the feeling that you don't have enough time or energy to do them all.<p>I'm very familiar with that feeling — I have more on the list than I can often keep track of: I want to eat healthier, exercise more, cook …

Productivity

Offshore wind to power £17.5bn investment boom as costs halve

The UK’s offshore wind sector is set to power a £17.5bn investment surge into the UK economy within the next four years after faster than expected cost cutting which has driven subsidies down by half.<p>The Government’s latest auction for subsidy contracts, released this morning, shows that offshore …

Renewable Energy

This 10-Year-Old’s $2 Million Amazon Business Is Leaving Competitors In The Dust

His small family business leverages software, hardware, and geography to stay ahead of Chinese competitors.<p>In a retail storefront about 45 minutes east of Seattle, in the small town of Carnation, Washington, you can walk in to Buttonsmith and find a wide selection of refrigerator magnets, brightly …

Amazon

How blockchain will finally convert you: Control over your own data

In the past few years, blockchain has developed an unrivaled reputation as the next big thing for the decentralized internet. Startups have absorbed billions of dollars from traditional funding and token sales to develop software and proof-of-concepts that employ blockchain to fix many of the …

Bitcoin

This New Form of Travel Will Make You Reconsider Booking That 500-Mile Flight

This new luxury sleeping bus company offers an alternative for those pesky "too long to drive, too short to sleep" trips.<p>Let's say you just found out that you have to get from L.A. to San Francisco for a meeting--tomorrow morning. If you can get flight arrangements worked out, good luck getting any …

Airlines

You Can Become Highly Productive If You Start Keeping a 'Defensible Calendar'

High performance executives are masters of their priorities and schedule; here's how they do it.<p>Most executives I work with who struggle with productivity complain that their schedules are overloaded and they can't "find" the time to work on their key priorities. They show me calendars which are …

Time Management

Want to Feel Happier This Week? Try This One Simple (and Brief) Activity Each Day

Reduce the daily, mentally exhaustive grind by adding this one, simple, and brief task to your daily to-do list.<p>You know that handheld device you have in your pocket? The one you use to take photos, update social media feeds, find directions, shop online, play games and send instant messages?<p>Did …

Happiness

‘The Biggest Loser’ Producer Debuts First Plant-Based Reality Show, ‘The Big Fat Truth’

The king of weight-loss television, JD Roth (former executive producer of “The Biggest Loser”), discovered the benefits of a whole-food, plant-based …

Weight Loss

Research Shows That a Healthy Diet Will Slow or Stop Most Cancers

More than 30 years ago, I performed and published the first study on the dietary treatment of breast cancer. Although it was a small study circulated …

Cancer

'Psychologically scarred' millennials are killing countless industries with their strange habits — but here are the brands they actually like

Millennials are hurting dozens of industries, from beer to napkins.<p>But the young demographic is also helping some industries. Ad agency Moosylvania analyzed 15,000 responses from millennials — age 17 to 37 — that the agency has collected over the last five years on their favorite 100 brands.<p>There …

Millennials

Tiny gut organisms may influence food cravings and what our bodies do with fat

A universe of organisms living inside you may affect every part of your body, from your brain to your bones, and even your thoughts, feelings and your attempts to lose weight.<p>This is a universe of trillions of micro­organisms — or what we biologists call microbiota — that live in your gut, the part …

Microbiome

Here's Who Really Makes Your Favorite Trader Joe's Snacks

Trader Joe's has kept a few secrets from its customers<p>Grocery chain Trader Joe's has a reputation for cheap prices while preserving quality. But it …

Shopping

10 Food Chains That Should Follow Dunkin’s Lead and Drop a Word

With word that Dunkin’ Donuts is considering shortening its name to Dunkin’, the rest of the food industry is surely doing some soul-searching about …

Food

If Your Aren't Using Social Media This Way, You're Leaving Money on the Table

Building an audience organically is time-consuming and painful. Unless you use this hack.<p>Here's the thing that all the social media gurus always leave out of their pitch: building an audience is tedious, time-consuming, long term and definitely not free. The same marketers who say, "You can't build …

Social Media Marketing

Three Renewable Energy Numbers to Impress Your Friends With: 7, 43, 50

By John Rogers<p>Next time you're talking with a friend about the exciting things happening in our electricity sector (aren't you always?), here are …

Renewable Energy

Hone Your Data Bullshit Detector With This Free Online Course

The class was so popular it filled up in less than a minute.<p>Earlier this year, two professors from the University of Washington released the Bullshit Syllabus, a guide to avoiding bullshit when it comes to the use of data in technology and science.<p>Now, after turning the syllabus into a one-credit …

University of Washington

Scientists Discover Yet Another Reason Cities Need More Trees

Using a computer model, scientists quantified how trees impact local weather and save energy.<p>Trees make neighborhoods look beautiful and feel safe. They can also play a key role in reducing the impact of wind in cities.<p>That might seem inconsequential at first. But wind can affect things like …

University of British Columbia

Driverless Cars Might Help Cities Go Truly Green

Public Square is a modular, plug-and-play tile that could turn obsolete parking spots into usable public space. The concept is the brainchild of New York-based architecture and urban design firm, FXFOWLE.FS

The Future

How I cut my $80-a-week grocery budget in half without eating less

<b>• Kenny Gould followed one of the USDA's food plans for a month. It cut his normal grocery budget almost in half — from $80 to $42.</b><p><b>• He shopped at a different store each week: his local chain, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, and a food co-op.</b> <b></b><p><b>• He was able to buy plenty of healthy food and still save</b> …

Frugal Living

The 19 Best Foods for Health and Happiness

If a single food was guaranteed to make you instantly slim or happy, or end your allergy woes, stores would have to fight back the feverish shoppers. …

Healthy Eating