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A Stanford researcher found a bizarre way to cut down on trash in the US

And new studies from Stanford suggest that these creepy crawlers could be incredibly good for the environment.<p>Two papers, published in Environmental Science and Technology this week, found that mealworms can eat Styrofoam, turning a huge source of waste into compost that can be safely used on …

Sustainability
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Putin Asked Obama: “What is the Meaning of State Sovereignty?” | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The two most anticipated speeches in the 70th annual United Nations General Assembly by U.S. president Barack Obama and Russian president Vladimir</i> …

Miranda Devine: Perth electrical engineer’s discovery will change climate change debate

A former climate modeller for the Government’s Australian Greenhouse Office, with six degrees in applied mathematics, Dr Evans has unpacked the …

Climate Change

Yeonmi Park: ‘I hope my book will shine a light on the darkest place in the world’

The North Korean defector on her harrowing memoir, her deep-rooted fear of hunger and learning to trust men<p>Yeonmi Park was born in the North Korean city of Hyesan, close to the Chinese border, and brought up in the brutal and paranoid atmosphere of the Kim dictatorships. Aged 13, she and her mother …

North Korea

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Going off the grid in the city

Escalating electricity costs? Ginormous gas bills? Frightening fees for water usage?<p>None of these hold any fear at all for Kylie Ahern. For she’s set …

Books are better than screens, education conference told

When Love is Frozen—Can We Sort it Out?

Have you ever been in that place with someone where you really want them to know how you feel, but you can’t tell them because the hurt is so …

OCD Doesn’t Always Strike Alone

The thing about chronic illnesses is that they like to team up. This is no different for mental illnesses than it is for physical ones.<p>Of course, …

A glare, a handshake, a pope: Busy UN summit makes history

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russian airstrikes launched in Syria during the U.N.'s 70th anniversary gathering of more than 150 world leaders stole the spotlight and highlighted deep divisions on how to end that conflict and deal with the many thousands of people fleeing to Europe in search of …

United Nations

Miley Cyrus Remembers the Summer of Josh Duggar, Kim Davis, Rachel Dolezal and More in SNL Monologue

Miley Cyrus kicked off the season premiere of <i>Saturday Night Live</i> by looking back at the biggest names of summer of 2015 – including everyone from …

House in Seoul by OBBA features a retractable staircase and a loft for cats

Seoul studio OBBA has completed a house for a pair of newlyweds, featuring a floor that doubles as a bench, a retractable staircase and a dedicated …

9 tripped-out sci-fi technologies in 'The Martian' that NASA really uses

The movie is based on the best-selling recent novel by Andy Wier and explores the story of Mark Watney, a man marooned on Mars, and his struggle to survive.<p>While the premise is science fiction, much of the NASA equipment and technology featured in the film is scientifically accurate.<p>Here's a …

Space

Cosmic Watch Is A Beautiful Model Of The Universe For Your Phone Or Tablet

Cosmic Watch is not a watch face, or even a conventional clock app. It's an app that models the Earth, the solar system, and most of the familiar …

The Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Caitlyn Jenner, Miranda Kerr, and More

If there was one lesson to be gleaned from the week’s best beauty Instagrams, it’s that once you’ve crafted a good hair situation, the rest is easy. Backstage at Balmain, this meant slick futuristic ponytails that called for little more than a spot of concealer and a few strokes of contouring …

This is what happens when a man gives up sugar and alcohol for one month

You've read what happens to your body when you eat avocados every day, when you skip breakfast, when you stop exercising, when you stop eating, and when you go on an organic diet.<p>After pranking art experts with a cheap IKEA painting and serving McDonald's to organic food experts, Amsterdam-based …

McDonald's

Of the 20 Deadliest School Killings in World History, Just How Many are in the United States?

On a phone call with MSNBC's Willie Geist on “Morning Joe,” Donald Trump made several comments about the shooting in Oregon.<p>The primary point he was …

“My God! They’re multiplying!” Hillary imitates Trump on “Saturday Night Live” — Trump fires back, Bill gets best line

Hillary Clinton kills it on “SNL” — even imitating Donald Trump. But Darrell Hammond’s Bill gets the best line<p>Amy Poehler may do the best awkward Hillary Clinton, but SNL cast member Kate McKinnon did quite the duo with the real Clinton on Saturday evening's premier of the 41st season.<p>Clinton …

Donald Trump

New NASA Satellites Could Help Prevent Katrina-Like Disasters

To predict a hurricane’s deadliness, CYGNSS will look deep into the eye of the storm<p>Nearly 10 years ago, Hurricane Katrina laid waste to the Gulf Coast. While moving over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the storm unexpectedly revved up from a Category 3 hurricane to Category 5—the worst …

10 Worst Supermarket Rip-Offs

But make a few mistakes and you’ll leave with an empty wallet—not to mention a lot of empty calories. In fact, even the lowest-priced supermarket in …

Nutrition

34 Charming Shabby Chic Kitchens You’ll Never Want To Leave

Shabby chic style is so charming, so beautiful and so cute! I think it’s rather girlish, too, so if you are going to decorate a feminine home, this …

Shabby Chic