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Eat up! Insects may truly be the sustainable food source of the future

We may prefer to squish them in the West but insects are a staple food source in many cultures around the world. They’re cheap, nutritious, some say …

At Copenhagen Summit, Turning Sustainability Commitments Into Action

BoF reports from the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, where founder Eva Kruse is trying to turn a hub for conversation into a genuine catalyst for</b> …

Will clothes companies do the right thing to reduce microfiber pollution?

Synthetic fibers are polluting the world’s oceans – but a new report shows how apparel companies have been far too slow to respond. Can they change their ways?<p>Over the past few years, evidence has been mounting that synthetic textiles such as polyester and acrylic, which make up much of our …

The Tesla Solar Roof Is Here: This Is What We Know So Far

The solar roof is now on sale, and it may wow or disappoint you depending on what you were looking for.<p><b>Tesla</b> (NASDAQ:TSLA) finally announced solar …

New Smartphone App Traces Seafood From Ocean to Plate

By Leah Duran<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>The global seafood chain can be as murky as the ocean's depths—in fact, one in five pieces of seafood is falsely labeled.</i> …

Aquaculture

These are the most climate-damaging foods

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Natural Resources Defense Council, an international nonprofit environmental organization founded in 1970, has released a report on food and climate-warming pollution in the US which includes a list of 10 common foods that are considered to be highly climate-damaging, in relation to the …

Agriculture

Meet The Kids That Are Fighting To Turn Trash Into An Ecological Life Saver

<i>Uproxx knows that science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines are driving the future of this planet forward. Every day, we see new ideas, fresh innovations, and bold trailblazers in these fields. Follow us this month as we highlight how STEM is shaping the culture of NOW.</i><p>During a …

Pollution

Here's How to Improve The Massive Environmental Footprint of Commercial Shipping

How to lessen a necessary evil.<p>Do you wear runners, drink coffee or own a mobile phone? The chances are that these products cruised to you on a ship. …

Pollution

Qld Young Achiever travelling the world promoting sustainable fashion

The following year she established Undress Runways which celebrated the work of ethical designers from around the world, with two women who worked …

Brisbane

This Former Fast-Fashion Creative Director Makes Sustainability Chic

Is it really possible to design for the future? If you ask L.A.–based designer Shaina Mote, founder of her eponymous line, the answer is a definitive …

Germany got 85% of its electricity from renewable sources in April

Germany is constantly making the rest of the world look bad with their commitment to renewable energy. The country is always near the top of the list …

The Technology Behind Europe's Smart Cities

Pollution is a problem in many cities, but some are using innovative tech to improve.<p>What is a smart city? It’s where urban networks – human and …

Here's how many people America's wasted food could feed

Americans throw away billions of pounds of food each year, worth billions of dollars and enough to feed millions of people.<p>In fact, if we were able to recover all of our wasted food, we could provide a 2,000-calorie diet to 84% of the population, said Dr. Roni Neff, a Johns Hopkins University …

Gorgeous solar-powered Colorado home produces almost all its own energy

Sustainability and a love for nature inspired Colorado-based CCY Architects’ design of the gorgeous Starwood Residence. Set on a ridge line, this …

Design

The robotic personal assistant that just got $23M

Investors just poured $23 million into perfecting Amy.<p>That may sound a little less weird once you know that Amy is an artificially intelligent personal assistant and the brainchild of a startup called X.ai.<p>Clients can "cc" Amy -- or her counterpart Andrew -- on emails requesting a meeting. Then she …

Artificial Intelligence

#1 Reselling App. Earn Money Online. Work From Home.

Meesho is India's #1 Reselling app, trusted by 10,00,000+ Resellers. Working with Meesho is as simple as: 1. Browsing hit products on Meesho App 2. …

Work from Home

David Bowie to Release Massive Box Set ‘Five Years 1969-1973’

David Bowie has announced the first in a series of box sets to showcase his lengthy, diverse career. <i>Five Years 1969-1973</i> will come out on September …

David Bowie

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The Libertines Debut New Song Live

As 2014 came to an end, the Libertines signed a record deal and announced intentions to release a new studio album. Last night during their set at Best Kept Secret Festival in the Netherlands, the band played a new song—their first in over a decade. It's reportedly called "Gunga Gin". Watch the …

New Singles

Def Leppard's Vivian Campbell reveals cancer has returned

Vivian Campbell, guitarist for Def Leppard, is fighting cancer again.<p>“I’m saddened by the fact that my cancer has returned,” Campbell wrote on …

Cancer

EDC opens in Vegas to 110-degree heat and existential questions

On top of a row of rusty shipping containers at Electric Daisy Carnival, a couple of burned-out cars were covered in graffiti. In the light of a nearby fire in an oil drum, one message in white paint stood out. It was a short, profane gesture of displeasure at the police. (It shares its name with a …

Calvin Harris

Ultra-Thin Printed Solar Cells Could Turn on Lights for 1.3 Billion People

As the solar energy trend continues to grow, it's becoming less expensive to produce. This is great for developed nations whose citizens want to decrease their carbon footprint, but it's even better for those living in developing countries. Advances in printed solar cell technology are creating …

New meningitis vaccine drive ‘will save thousands of lives’

Babies, teenagers and students in many parts of the UK will start receiving potentially life-saving vaccination against meningitis within weeks in a move hailed as a turning point in the fight against the deadly disease.<p>Medical experts and charities working to beat meningitis welcomed the …

Public Health

How to Get Rid of Split Screen on iPad & iPhone (UPDATED FOR 2018)

Split screen on iPad and split screen on iPhone are totally different features. You can get rid of iPad split screen by turning off the feature in the settings app. But the same isn't true for iPhone's with a split screen. Plus models of iPhone, such as the iPhone 8 Plus, have 5.5-inches of …

Microsoft will retire Skype’s modern Windows app on July 7, push all users to the desktop version

Skype today announced it is consolidating its two Windows apps. The Microsoft-owned company will be retiring its Windows modern app on July 7; users of the app will be pushed to the Windows desktop application instead.<p>If you want to avoid this mess, download the Skype desktop application now from …

Why Is MERS So Contagious?

Amid an outbreak of the deadly virus in South Korea, virologists are piecing together an understanding of a new but familiar respiratory illness.<p>When you study something that is, in the strictest sense, invisible, answers to seemingly straightforward questions quickly become elusive.<p>Like: What …

Public Health

Paul Ford: What Is Code? | Bloomberg

Remember Netscape, the first huge commercial Web browser? In 1995, as Java was blooming, Netscape was resolving a problem. It displayed Web pages …

JavaScript

Picasso's electrician ordered to return 271 stolen paintings

French court gives a former electrician and his wife a two-year suspended sentence for stealing artworks worth over £40 million<p>A French court has convicted a retired electrician and his wife of concealing 271 stolen artworks by Picasso, and ordered the couple to give them back to the artist's …