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19 Sugar-Free Lunch Ideas to Bring to Work

You may not think of lunch as being a particularly sugary meal, but between the honey in bread, high-fructose corn syrup in ketchup and salad …

Healthy Eating

14 Lemon Chicken Recipes to Help You Detox

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Getting (and staying) healthy requires some forethought. …

Cooking

Hamilton’s America Draws 3.6 Million Viewers

The documentary about Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit drew strong ratings across all media platforms.<p>The October 21 television premiere of</i> …

Get Outside: Marin's 10 Best Day Hikes

Marin County is home to a plethora of outdoor adventure opportunities including hiking and biking trails, beaches, and lighthouses spread across the …

Hiking

Living Easy: 18 Essentials For Summer Camping

Trangia 27-3 Ultralight Stove Kit<p>Going camping without the means of cooking isn’t recommended. Sure, there are other options out there that don’t …

When Tourism Goes Wrong

In 1979, I was a 21-year-old backpacker who set out in search of paradise. I found it in southern Thailand.<p>Lost on Ko Phangan, I stumbled upon the brilliant sands of Haad Rin, a slice of tropical beauty beyond imagination. I stayed there a month, living off the land. I made a hand-drawn map of its …

15 Emerging Agriculture Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging agriculture technologies.</i><p>Sensors help agriculture by enabling …

Farming

How to seduce your way to fluency in a foreign language

The Turks have a wonderfully poetic phrase that translates as, “Languages cannot be learned without tongues touching.” I’d wager most travelers would …

Language Learning

The Top Five Times A Fox Guest Debunked Fox

53 Travel Quotes To Inspire You To See the World

Here’s an inspirational travel quote for each week of the year (plus one for good measure) to keep you dreaming of exotic lands:<p>1. “To move, to …

Chakra 101

The chakras greatly influence our potential and experience. Learn to work with them in your yoga practice.<p>136<p>SHARES<p>The Tantrik yogis understood that …

National Geographic Travel

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

What it’s like to spend Thanksgiving abroad

One of the worst aspects of long-term travel as an American is that you might possibly miss Thanksgiving. Other holidays are okay to miss: The Fourth …

21 Signs You're A Traveler, Not A Tourist

It may seem like splitting hairs, but there are major differences between being a traveler and being a tourist.<p>Being a traveler is sort of like being a part of a Newtonian law: A traveler in motion stays in motion, yada yada yada. While being a tourist is sort of like intentionally plopping …

A bottler of beloved Mexican Coke is considering shifting from cane sugar to save money

Mexico’s new soft drink tax could push the nation’s Coca-Cola makers away from the cane sugar that’s made “Mexicoke” a cult hit in the US.<p>Executives from the second-largest bottler of Coca-Cola in Latin America suggested that a shift away from cane sugar might be in the cards as a result of the …

Diabetes

Grid capacity worries spark UK solar farm boom

<b>Developers are racing to install large-scale solar parks on land across the UK in unprecedented numbers.</b><p>The rush has been sparked by concerns that Britain's ageing electrical grid has limited capacity for renewable energy.<p>Environmental campaigners are concerned by the size of the solar farms being …

Renewable Energy

Nixon proposed today’s Affordable Care Act

It’s easy to forget amidst all of the conservative handwringing that this is the kind of plan GOP has always wanted<p>House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says Republicans will seek to delay a requirement of the 2010 Affordable Care Act that all Americans obtain health insurance or face a tax penalty. …

New film takes on politics of agriculture industry

Chris Matthews talks with actor Dennis Quaid and director Ramin Bahrani about their new film “At Any Price,” a movie about a money-hungry farmer trying to dominate the agriculture industry by cutting rival farmers out of the market.

Sustainable Agricultural Development in the Tropics

In seeking a "solution" to deforestation of tropical rainforests—whether it be through debt-for-nature-swaps, extractive reserves, selective logging, …

United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization Urges Developing Countries to Ban Hazardous Pesticides

After the tragic deaths of more than 25 Indian school children who consumed pesticide-tainted food earlier this month, the United Nations’ Food and …

Associated Press News

THRIVE Coffee: A Farm to Cup Model that is Putting Coffee Back in...

By Sarah Zinn<p>If you happen across a café that serves THRIVE Farmers Coffee, your cup may as well be served straight from the worn hands of the Costa …

DIY Coffee Filter Pom Pom Decor

If you have a bunch of coffee filters (but no longer have a machine that needs them), make these simple paper pom poms. You can use them as decor or as gift toppers!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Large metal brads (brass fasteners)<br>• coffee filters (either natural or white) ( 12-18 per topper / 24-32 per …

Chemicals