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6 Major Climate Change Myths, Debunked

When it comes to climate change, there are many misconceptions, distortions, outright lies and memes circulating online. In fact, entire websites …

How Climate-smart Agriculture Is Improving the Lives of Millions Around the World

<b>We've documented success stories from farming communities around the world</b><p>The world's climate is changing fast, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future, no matter what measures we now take to reduce humankind's impact on it. And as temperatures rise, rainfall patterns and amounts …

Farming

The Most Irreplaceable Sites On Earth

In honor of World Environment Day, held each year on June 5, we are taking another look at the most irreplaceable sites on earth, identified in a study published in Science last year.<p>In that report, scientists listed more than 100 irreplaceable environments or regions where many animal and plant …

14 Life Lessons That Go Against Conventional Wisdom

In a recent Quora thread, users responded to the question: What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go against common sense or wisdom?<p>We trawled through the list looking for the best and most surprising advice. Many of these insights have been confirmed by social science.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1.</b> …

Jeff Bezos

23 Creative Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff

Recycling is a hugely important part of our effort to take care of and live in harmony with the planet we call home, but it doesn’t just have to be …

40 Breathtaking Places to See Before You Die

Our world is filled with indescribable beauty, both man-made and natural, and it’s hard to say whether a single lifetime would truly be enough to …

The emergent patterns of climate change

You can't understand climate change in pieces, says climate scientist Gavin Schmidt. It's the whole, or it's nothing. In this illuminating talk, he …

8 Ways to Manage Someone You Don't Like

In business, you are bound to cross paths with people you don't care for. Here are some tips on how to improve your working relationship with them.<p>As a manager, you ideally want to work with employees who are pleasant and agreeable, but of course you're going to have some you simply don't like.<p>If …

Narendra Modi’s track record in Gujarat is not the runaway success he claims

Narendra Modi’s candidacy for Indian prime minister largely rests on claims of turning around his state of Gujarat. As national elections begin today, a Gallup poll finds that more than one-third of Indians feel their economy is getting worse.<p>If elected, can Modi turn that perception around …

The climate debate needs more than alarmism

For those who remain sceptical about the pace of global warming or its connection to human economic activity, this week’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will make sobering reading. The latest study contains some familiar predictions: temperatures will rise …

Climate change a threat to security, food and humankind - IPCC report

A United Nations report raised the threat of climate change to a whole new level on Monday, warning of sweeping consequences to life and livelihood.<p>The report from the UN's intergovernmental panel on climate change concluded that climate change was already having effects in real time – melting sea …

Does a growing global youth population fuel political unrest?

Towards the end of January, Egyptian activists shared a picture on social media of some of their grey-haired countrymen. The people pictured were queuing to take part in Egypt's recent constitutional referendum. These voters were mostly aged in their 50s or above, and typed in Arabic over their …

Is Industrial Hemp the Ultimate Energy Crop?

Bioenergy is currently the fastest growing source of renewable energy. Cultivating energy crops on arable land can decrease dependency on depleting …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Literature

Emotional intelligence: a clincher in Lady Ashton's diplomatic triumph

Much of the credit for this weekend's historic defusing of the Iranian nuclear issue, hailed as one of the great diplomatic triumphs of the new century, has rightly gone to Lady Ashton, the European Union's high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, and to the high degree of …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

Mike Tyson knows how to capture headlines and he has one thing left to sell: his own survival, against all odds

The new details in his book are indeed riveting, but Mike Tyson now occupies a constructed persona largely of his own making<p>Before he fought Lennox Lewis in Memphis in 2002 a few of us were invited to interview Mike Tyson in a chalet in Hawaii, where he spoke in front of a stack of books that …

Stomach-churning foods from around the world http://trib.al/WrdKNqk Photograph: Alamy

Do you know more about the world than a chimpanzee? When 1,000 people took an "ignorance survey" earlier this year, the results suggested they did not. Why not try the test and share your score? http://bbc.in/HBwV9p Professor Hans Rosling, the author of the survey, will be answering your questions on Twitter.com/BBCNewsMagazine at 17:30GMT using #AskHans. Submit your questions below.

Mayweather v Pacquiao: The best pound-for-pound boxers of all time - Telegraph

What is the universe made of? What is consciousness? The 20 big questions in science http://t.gu.com/oq7Fi