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IBM Is Still A Believer In Blockchain...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?<p><b>1 – Blockchain hype may have peaked, but IBM is still a believer.</b><p>Even though only 1 percent of corporate executives say they use blockchain, IBM still thinks the technology that …

Personal Data

Believe It or Not, Medical Marijuana Sales Could Fall -- Here's What It Means for Investors

Medical marijuana sales will drop this year? Yep -- and there's a simple reason why.<p>If you think medical marijuana sales have been soaring, you're …

Trump Tariffs Set To Hit Cannabis Industry

It’s more than soybean farmers and car makers who could feel the effects of Donald Trump’s tariffs on Chinese products. The legal cannabis industry will take a hit as well.<p>Vaping devices, and batteries, filters and cartridges created for vaping devices are all subject to the new tariffs said Arnaud …

Cannabis

An analysis of 10,000 scientific studies on marijuana concretely supports only three medical benefits

More than half the states in the US now allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes, as well as at least 16 other countries. Yet of the hundreds of purported medical benefits, only three are concretely supported by scientific evidence: treating chronic pain, nausea after chemotherapy, and …

Multiple Sclerosis

China’s Crypto Millionaires Are Using Bitcoin to Buy Real Estate Abroad

The chives growing in one crypto tycoon’s California mansion carry a hidden message.<p>Guo Hongcai, a beef salesman turned early bitcoin adopter from …

Real Estate

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Nearly One Third of Germany Is Now Powered by Renewable Energy

One of the most industrial nations on the planet is running on an immense amount of clean energy.<p>Germany is now producing 28.5 percent of its energy—nearly a third—with solar, wind, hydro, and biomass. In 2000, renewables accounted for just 6 percent of its power consumption.<p>This is further proof …

These Shipping Containers Have Farms Inside

Los Angeles startup Local Roots retrofits 40-foot-long shipping containers, turning them into “TerraFarms” that yield as many leafy greens as five …

Aquaponics

Urban farmers are growing food in skips and abandoned warehouses without soil or sunlight

One inventive venture produces crops in an old air raid shelter<p>Farming is traditionally a countryside affair, due to the need for green space, …

Kris Kristofferson’s Dramatic Cure of his “Incurable” Alzheimer’s Disease | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

This article was first published by Global Research on August 18, 2016<p><b>The term “iatrogenic” means doctor, drug or surgery-caused disease. It is a</b> …

11 Plant Combos You Should Grow Side-by-Side

It's part folklore, part science, but companion planting just may help your garden grow.<p>Step back in time to embrace some gardening wisdom your grandparents may have practiced: The concept of companion planting, or planting combinations of specific plants for their mutual benefit. "The theory …

Is Personalized, Next-Day Delivery the Future of Urban Farming?

A rooftop-farming venture in Montreal has found success with a model that’s part CSA, part Amazon Prime.<p>Canadians have grown accustomed to seeing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pop up in unlikely photos, sometimes shirtless or in athletic gear. But Trudeau was wearing a suit for a planned photo op …

Urban Agriculture

18 Blockchain Predictions for 2018

<b>1.Bitcoin is the generation 0 of blockchain technology… the opening act… the gateway drug … the first inning … MySpace.</b><p>We must thank her for her …

Hi-tech nursery to produce two crore seedlings

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that his government’s activities are oriented towards ensuring the welfare of farmers for a better farming …

The OXYGEN Bomb: Place This Wherever You Want To CLEAR Toxins And Negative Energy From The Air In Your Home

Do you often suffer from headaches, dizziness, or get colds every once in a while even though you take good care of yourself? If the answer is yes, …

Growing and Maintaining Your Fig

Important Information for Growing a Fig Tree<p>Common fig (Ficus carica) is a small tree native to southwest Asia but widely planted in North America. …

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

5 Easy Ways to Give Your Kitchen a Makeover for $500 or Less

Create a new look.<p>If your kitchen is looking a little shabby, there’s still time for quick and inexpensive upgrades before the holidays arrive. Here …

How To Grow Pomegranate Tree In A Container

Pomegranates or <i>Punica granatum</i> are really delicious fruits, so you’ll certainly be pleased to know that you can grow them in your garden too. They …

Columnar Fruit Trees: Create Your Own City Orchard with These Amazing Dwarf Fruit Trees

You have always wanted to have your own fruit orchard and pick crisp organic produce from the trees you have planted, but your wish seem unattainable …

How To Grow A Lemon Tree From Seed Easily In Your Own Home

Citrus fruits are packed with vitamins, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium – the list goes on. Although they are not enough for a balanced …

Solar windows could meet 'nearly all' of America's electricity demand

Solar cell technology could soon tap into the massive energy potential of windows and other transparent objects, new research has shown.<p>Scientists …

Eight potential benefits of kombucha

Kombucha is a sweet, fizzy drink made of yeast, sugar, and fermented tea. It has a number of potential health benefits, including gut health and …

Spice Kit: How to Grow Ginger, Turmeric, and Cardamom at Home

You are familiar with the gnarly ginger root, a supermarket staple. But have you ever tasted new, pale, and tender fresh ginger, its aromatic skin so …

Energy from evaporating water could power 70 percent of the U.S.

With very good reason, there is a big drive to promote sustainable energy sources around the world, but could one of the most efficient possible …

Midwest greenhouse heated with geothermal energy produces citrus year-round for $1 per day

Those who live in the Midwest United States understand how difficult it can be to eat local during winter. But for Russ Finch and his community, the …

How to Grow Pineapples in Pots

Step A:<p>Cut off the crown, leaving several inches of fruit<p>Step B:<p>Leave several inches of fruit.<p>Step C:<p>Soak the crown in water for a day or two to …

9 Secrets Only Contractors Know

1<p>Q: What are the most common mistakes people make when choosing a contractor?<p><b>A:</b> Number one: choosing the contractor based solely on price. It may …

Ogarden Indoor Farm

Pesticides. Preservatives. Polluted air. The Ogarden Indoor Farm lets you grow up to 100 herbs and vegetables without any of those harsh …

Designing a Renewable Food System

Lessons from the renewable energy sector on creating a sustainable food system that provides the responsiveness and resilience our communities deserve<p>…