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9 Ways to Organize a Kitchen Without Many (or Any!) Cabinets

Let's be honest: tiny kitchens can be tough for a lot of reasons. Along with cramped countertops and puny appliances, a small cooking space often …

While Trump tweets out insults, Obama publishes an article about clean energy in a scientific journal.

In the piece, which appeared in Science on Monday, the president outlines four reasons that “the trend toward clean energy is irreversible”:<p><b>1.</b> …

Jeffrey Gundlach: Now's the Time to Diversify Your Portfolio

U.S. stocks are poised for even more record highs in 2016, according to DoubleLine Capital founder Jeffrey Gundlach, who said he expects moderate gains from current levels.<p>In an exclusive interview with FOX Business Network’s Liz Claman, Gundlach was optimistic about Wall Street’s 2017 performance, …

Tech giants rush to invest in Montreal artificial intelligence research lab

Artificial intelligence, once relegated to the realm of science fiction, is now found in everything from translation services to virtual assistants to video games.<p>And as companies race to develop self-driving cars and offer increasingly personalized online experiences, they're building on research …

Making heritage buildings sustainable is just as important as preserving their history – and they can offer energy-efficiency lessons of their own<p>After grinding grain since 1897, Sydney’s Crago Flour Mill finally cranked to a halt in the mid 80s. Over the years, this handsome industrial Newtown …

Sustainability

Clinton on brink of winning Democratic nomination ahead of California primary (so why is Sanders still running?)

After months of uncertainty, lingering questions about an email server and continued rumours about why her family acts as a magnet for controversy, Hillary Clinton might be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief.<p>On Sunday the Democratic voters of Puerto Rico handed her a convincing victory over …

Japan puts military on alert for possible North Korea missile launch | Reuters

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - Japan put its military on alert on Monday for a possible North Korean ballistic missile firing, while South Korea also said it had detected evidence of launch preparations, officials from Japan and South Korea said.<p>Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile is seen at the …

'Human Arrow' Flies Through Target on China's Great Wall

"Human Arrow" Jeb Corliss ripped through a target on China's Great Wall on Sunday in the latest of a string of stunts carried out by the 40-year-old daredevil.<p>For Corliss this latest challenge, involving skydiving from a helicopter dressed in a wingsuit, was all about precision. Corliss said for …

This Is the Cutest Nursery Decor From Your Fave Home Stores

Just try not to swoon.<p>Your nursery should be a room your newborn adores. But since baby probably doesn't have an eye for design <i>just yet,</i> it should also be a space that reflects your personal style. Which is why we're swooning over the stellar partners two of our favorite home stores collaborated …

Decorations

The weather in space is causing power outages on Earth

The Earth’s magnetic field—known as the “magnetosphere”—protects our atmosphere from “solar wind.” That’s the constant stream of charged particles flowing outward from the sun. When the magnetosphere shields Earth from these solar particles, they get funneled toward the polar regions of our …

UK-designed turbines aim to harness tidal energy to produce cheaper electricity − without endangering marine life, reports Climate News Network<p>A British company has announced plans for an array of unique marine turbines that can operate in shallower and slower-moving water than current …

Hydroelectric Power

The biggest cause of global warming that nobody’s talking about

LAST UPDATED: 8 September 2017<p>Most of us would agree that if we want planet Earth to sustain life for generations to come, <b>we need cleaner energy</b>. We …

Powerful earthquake possible in San Francisco's Hayward Fault Zone

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's a big earthquake coming.<p>Tuesday's magnitude-4.0 earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area caused relatively little damage, but it gave a glimpse of the potential geological threats the region could face.<p>Scientists believe there's strong evidence to suggest that a major quake will …

Natural Disasters

Louis Gohmert’s “Dumb & Dumber” philosophy of climate denial

The buffoonish Texas congressman is on the climate-change warpath yet again, this time comparing himself to Galileo<p>The only thing more terrifying than realizing Louie Gohmert is an elected member of Congress, tasked with voting on laws that impact the most powerful nation in the history of …

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

National Parks

“I feel like I die more every day”: The “bed death” of sexless marriage is real, and it’s heartbreaking

<b>(annebaek via iStock)</b><p>Whether it’s been months or years, people in sexless marriages go online to commiserate — and plot their escape<p>Tracy Clark-Flory<p>April 16, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>"The mistake was getting married." That's how the post begins. Under the handle forever monkey, the 40-year-old woman …

Online Life

Double Fantasy: Rarely Seen Photos of Yoko Ono and John Lennon

Nearly 35 years ago, John Lennon and <b>Yoko Ono</b> posed for their <i>Double Fantasy</i> album cover. The resulting image, by photographer <b>Kishin Shinoyama</b>, was taken during one of the couple’s last photo shoots before John’s death in December 1980. “His music, her opinions, their whole creative relationship had …

A New Wave of Democracy, and How Corporations Are Trying to Silence Your Voice and Your Choice

President's Day is an appropriate time to reflect on the state of our U.S. democracy. And there is some very good news across the country about the spread of local democracy, but you have not heard or read much about it in the mainstream media. Remarkably, this democratic surge has taken place …

A 2008 Pentagon think-tank study claimed Putin has Asperger's syndrome

Putin's "neurological development was significantly interrupted in infancy," wrote Brenda Connors, an expert in movement-pattern analysis at the US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.<p>She added that movements reveal "the Russian President carries a neurological abnormality."<p>The researchers …