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So Much of Antarctica’s Ice Has Melted in the Past Decade That Scientists Are Freaking Out

According to research published today in the journal <i>Nature</i>, the Antarctic’s ice sheets have been melting at a rate three times higher than ever before, pouring 200 billion tons of water into the world’s oceans and raising the sea level by a half-millimeter every year.<p>Although that number doesn’t …

Mammals Go Nocturnal in Bid to Avoid Humans

Humans, it turns out, can annoy more than just one another. In fact, some animal populations are escaping their Homo sapiens cohabitants by sleeping more during the day, a new study finds.<p>Mammals across the globe are becoming increasingly nocturnal to avoid humans’ expanding presence, according to …

Research

How to Make the Best Burger

Stand away from the grill, chefs say, and use a skillet. ‘Making a medium-rare burger is actually a good test of a young chef’s abilities.’<p>The ingredients are simple—salt, pepper, ground meat and the inalienable belief that any American can make a decent hamburger.<p>Yet as the days become warm and …

Food

Recipe: Salt and Vinegar Cucumbers — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're in need of something crisp and refreshing alongside whatever you're serving — be it grilled shrimp or a roast chicken — let this be your …

Recipes

Scientists race to find who is pumping an incredibly dangerous gas into the atmosphere

An unidentified nation is violating the Montreal Protocol and emitting one of the worst, most destructive aerosols on Earth.<p>When the research was …

Audiophilia Forever: An Expensive New Year’s Shopping Guide

Here are some of the most beautiful recorded musical sounds that I have heard in the past few weeks: the matched horns and clarinet, very soft, in Duke Ellington’s “Mood Indigo,” recorded in 1950; Buddy Holly, in his just-hatched-this-morning voice, singing “Everyday,” recorded in 1957; the London …

Audiophile

The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017

There are more than 8,000 online courses out there. These are some of the best.<p>There are more than 8,000 online courses available, in every subject from artificial intelligence to visual arts. More than 50 million students signed up for one this year.<p>This bounty is a gift for anyone who wants to …

El MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept luce aún más espectacular rugiendo en este vídeo

David Villarreal | @davidvillarreal |<p>Gran sorpresa la que nos tenía preparada MINI para el Salón de Frankfurt. El nuevo <b>MINI John Cooper Works GP</b> está …

Bose SoundSport Free Headphones

The Bose name is known throughout the world for high-quality sound in small packages, and now the company is ready to release their first truly …

La mejor carrera de aceleración del mundo: los 12 deportivos del momento, contra las cuerdas

Sergio Álvarez | @sergioalvarez88 |<p>Todos los años, la prestigiosa revista americana Motor Trend organiza sus premios de “coche del año”. Uno de los …

El crucero que garantiza la observación de Auroras Boreales

Tiempo de lectura <b>2 minutos</b><p>Está claro: los mejores sitios del mundo para difrutar de las Auroras Boreales en el hemisferio norte son Canadá, Alaska …

Long-lost Congo notebooks may shed light on how trees react to climate change

Trees and forests,Greenhouse gas emissions,Climate change,Environment,Democratic Republic of the Congo,Africa,World news,Climate change,Science,Biology,UK news<p>Decaying notebooks discovered in an abandoned research station contain a treasure trove of tree growth data dating from 1930s<p>A cache of …

Congo

Cultivar tu propios alimentos, asignatura obligatoria en todos los colegios

La jardinería es una forma artística que se llega a amar especialmente si te encuentras con ella desde que eres pequeño. Eso es lo que lo que esta …

Como hacer un Vermicompostador Gratis

Hola amigos! Lo cierto es que este es un vídeo de los importantes, de los que son necesarios compartir y difundir , por la envergadura del proyecto, …

Como hacer una huerta orgánica en casa y no morir en el intento

Parte del secreto para poder llevar una vida sustentable y ecológica, pasa por la autogestión y autosuficiencia en varios aspectos, uno de ellos muy …

Razones por las que creer en el Residuo CERO

En los últimos años cada vez se viene escuchando más sobre zero waste o residuo cero, que básicamente significa no generar residuos. Para ampliar un …

3 Reasons Entrepreneurs and Startups Are Bringing Toys Back to Life

A growing movement called toys-to-life is the likely vehicle for bridging the toy-gaming divide.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs and startups are always reimagining industries and changing the ways businesses operate. The industries ripest for disruption? …

Entrepreneurship

3 Steps to Build Your Resilience

Cut yourself slack on the results you're getting and celebrate how hard you're working it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success of any kind takes time, consistent effort, failure and resilience. Take the late Louis L’Amour, for example. He’s regarded as America’s …

Motivation

9 Ways to Create a Workspace That Enhances Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re working from home or in an office, it’s important to feel comfortable at your workspace. Space can be tight and distractions may be plentiful, but a comfortable and inviting office increases productivity and efficiency in …

Ergonomics

What True Leadership Is All About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here is a fact about leadership that no one really wants to talk about -- it’s a lot bigger than just yourself. Sure, leadership can bring bigger paychecks and a whole lot more notoriety in most cases, but that’s not even remotely close …

Procrastination, Resistance, Fear? Join the Club.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article was originally published on Aug. 31, 2016.</i><p>In the past, I have written how you've got to get your self-esteem up and make sure your self-talk is positive, to become a more attractive person. Now, we tackle the ugly, three-eyed …

Procrastination

Don't Believe Success Comes From Hard Work Alone

Get-it-done grit is necessary but not sufficient to attaining success in life. That which you do must be worthy of your precious time, and that's a determination only you can make.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Since I was a kid, I’ve admired people who worked hard: …

New York City

8 Traits of Exceptionally Motivated Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The highly motivated live for more than just earning money; they live to have an impact. Money can only be so motivating before it becomes shallow and meaningless. The highly motivated <i>feel</i> a deep sense of purpose and are compelled to …

Motivation

Stuck? We've Got 50 Secrets Motivated People Use to Get Things Done.

Put yourself in the right frame of mind to achieve your goals.<p>You have your plan, you know what you want to accomplish, but after awhile, the novelty of your goal can start to wear off, and it becomes more of a struggle to get started every day.<p>We’ve all been there and we want to help.<p>Read on for …

Motivation

Harnessing electricity-generating bacteria to clean up drinking water

The bacteria <i>Shewanella oneidensis</i> is a heavy metal fan. Its taste for iron, lead and mercury make it useful for cleaning water of these contaminants, …

University of California

Shure made a $100 Lightning cable with built-in DAC for its earbuds and the iPhone 7

No more dongle<p>Designing headphones with a detachable cable has its benefits; just take Shure for an example. At CES 2017 the company has announced its Remote + Mic Lightning Accessory Cable. It’s a straight-to-the-point, boring name, yes — but this $99.99 cable could ease the transition to the …