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Automobiles

Metro Vancouver residents live in one of the cleanest major urban environments in the world, owing to our geography, climate, light industrial output …

Drought is not just a California problem

With all the attention focused on California's water woes, an observer might conclude that the Golden State's drought is the exception. It isn't. Forty states expect to see water shortages in at least some areas in the next decade, according to a government watchdog agency.<p>In a 2013 survey by the …

Water

How One Enormous Corporation Is Working To Slash Its Environmental Impact

Checking in with Unilever, owner of 1,000 brands across the globe, at the half-way point of its aggressive sustainability goals.<p>In a single day, 2 billion people use something made by Unilever–Dove soap, Lipton tea, or a product from one of about 1,000 other brands the manufacturer owns. The …

Major Advance in Artificial Photosynthesis Poses Win/Win for the Environment

A potentially game-changing breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis has been achieved with the development of a system that can capture carbon …

Smartphone as Camera

Smartphone photography is popular, ubiquitous, and here for the long term. It’s estimated that about two-thirds of the world’s population use mobile …

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

Landscape Photography

17 Lessons Henri Cartier-Bresson Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>As this article is very long, I recommend reading this by saving it to Pocket or Instapaper. All photos in this article are copyrighted by Henri</i> …

Master the Muscle-Up

The muscle-up is one of the most coveted CrossFit exercises that takes a ton of strength and practice to master. In concept, a perfectly executed …

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

Making Running A Habit

Follow these 4 steps, and gradually exercise will become a no-brainer.<p>After a few weeks of running, you'll begin to believe that there's something to this “runner’s high” thing. Feel-good brain chemicals—like dopamine and endocannabinoids—will be released while you’re on the road, and you’ll feel …

Superhuman Planks

Here's what you need to know...<p>A plank should be a very intense, full body contraction that lasts only 8-10 seconds, not some bastardized version of …

Workouts

Home Barbell Workout

<b>Duration</b> 5 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 33<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>There are several devices - dumbbells, benches, a power rack, cable machines, selectorized machines, a Smith …

Health

TEST DRIVE: 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Zooms to the Top of the Hybrid Segment

Honda was the first automaker to sell a hybrid in the U.S. when it introduced the Honda Insight in 1999. Even so, it was quickly overshadowed by the …

6 Smart, Flood-Resilient Home Designs Seen at NYIT's 3C Comprehensive Coastal Communities Exhibit

1/14<p>Hard Core<p>When Hurricane Sandy roared across the eastern seaboard last October, Long Island was hit with devastating storm surges that wrecked …

Hurricane Sandy

A Call for Cost Comparisons: How Can the US Achieve a Renewable Energy Transformation?

Carnige Melon University’s Climate and Energy Decision Making Center’s recent study, “Regional variations in the health, environmental, and climate …