Susan Wright

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Republicans Should Love Obama and Obamacare

The star of the CNN primetime Republican presidential debate last week was Barack Obama--not Donald Trump. President Obama was attacked more than any candidate actually running for president. He was attacked 38 percent more times than Trump, and almost twice as many times as Hillary Clinton. …

Are there some students who can’t learn how to code?

I can never forget an evening late into a semester of my Introduction to Python course, during which I asked my students a question about …

Computer Science

Monsanto’s ‘Hand of God’: Planned Obsolescence of the Indian Farmer | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The mantra of global agribusiness companies is that they care about farmers. They also really care about humanity and want to help to feed a growing</i> …

12 Fish To Stay Away From

Steer clear of this seafood that's bad for you and the environment<p>By<p>Yes fish, no fish, red fish…OK fish?<p>Our oceans have become so depleted of wild fish stocks, and so polluted with industrial contaminants, that trying to figure out the fish that are both safe and sustainable can make your head …

Hacking sleep: Meet the transhumanists making sleep obsolete

Not everyone wants to sleep in. A growing transhumanism community wants to sleep less, and better, and they’re going to great lengths to make it …

Singularity

The 18 best 'Shark Tank' pitches of all time

While each Shark may have their own method for evaluating whether a company is worth an investment, they all agree on the fundamentals of a great pitch.<p>In the best pitches, entrepreneurs sell themselves as much as the product and are prepared to answer any question. The pitches are concise and …

Entrepreneurship

5 Enjoyable Weekend Habits That Set You Up for Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.”</i><p><i>--Benjamin Franklin</i><p>Understandably, the weekend is a time when many workers focus on relaxation, family and fun. And there’s nothing at all wrong with that, but you can also think bigger. …

Is another human living inside you?

You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year.</i> <i>Browse the full list.</i><p><i>-</i><p>Once …

Genetics

An unlikely outsider could be the one who takes down Donald Trump

With millions watching, retired neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson delivered perhaps the most memorable moment of the first GOP debate with his closing statement.<p>His routine was charming: While other candidates listed their political or business accomplishments, Carson …

The truth about genetically modified food

Genetically modified food is a source of great controversy, yet most of us are eating it every day. If you cook with canola oil, snack on biscuits …

Dutch architect envisions self-sufficient desert cities constructed from salt

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Design

The Moneyless Man who gave up on cash and embraced foraging and farming

Mark Boyle chose to go without money for three years. Now he has begun a community smallholding that is as cash-free as possible – and is opening the world’s first free pub<p>Mark Boyle proved how, in a world dominated by money, he could live in Britain surviving entirely without cash – by bartering, …

Agriculture

Irony: NSA worried hackers with super computers might break current encryption standards

The National Security Agency (NSA) has a bunch of sophisticated tools at its disposal to conduct massive data collection operations all in the name …

ICON_SEARCH

As the first national certified organic grocer in the US, Whole Foods Market® features organic choices whenever possible; it's a crucial part of our …

Agriculture

There's an internal joke at Google that sums up the company’s big change

Larry Page is now the CEO of a new company called Alphabet, which oversees all of the new big-picture initiatives Google has been launching as of late. Google is now a subsidiary of Alphabet, and Sundar Pichai will be its CEO.<p>It's a massive shakeup, but one former Google employee we spoke with said …

Employment