Eleni Solberg

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6 subtle things highly productive people do every day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

18 Ways to Create Good Habits -- and Eliminate Bad Ones -- for Life

Forget the excuses! Building good habits lies in following a system consistently, day in and day out.<p>All of us like to mythologize successful …

Success

Farmers Accused of Selling ‘Extremely Offensive’ Eggs Respond With an Amazing Open Letter

“I find your name on your egg carton extremely offensive and your sexual innuendos in advertising them vulgar,” began a recent handwritten letter to …

Top 10 healthy Dog Breeds

5. Labrador Retriever<p>Obesity is the major disease. Any dog can become overweight, but Labradors are especially prone to it. And just like with …

The Top 4 Things Single Men Are Looking for in a Relationship

Spoiler: You might be looking for these exact same qualities.<p>If you're single and wondering what the hell eligible men are really looking for in a partner, here's some good news: It's probably a lot simpler than you think.<p>For National Singles Week (yep, that's a thing), Match.com dug up some stats …

The 50 Best Self-Help Books of 2014

Self-help books cover topics ranging from business, to relationships, to creativity and peace. It’s a lot to cover in one ranking, but below we’ve …

Beyond chemistry: Science of relationships

For years, answers to the questions that turn lovers into loathers have been hard to come by, at least ones that are rooted in research rather than hunches. A new book, "The Science of Relationships" promises some "Answers to Your Questions About Dating, Marriage and Family" (Kendall Hunt) that are …

Perdue chicken farmer invites a film crew to his farm to show what's really going on

<b>Craig Watts' patience has run out, and he's ready to do what he can to change the very system he knows so well.</b><p>Craig Watts is a chicken farmer from …

13 Crucial Facts About His Penis

Consider this your go-to handbook for his manhood<p>If you’ve been with enough guys in your lifetime (however many that may be) you might think you know your way around a penis. But the truth is, whether you’ve been with one or 10, you probably know a lot less about them than you thought. So to …

Dating Warning Signs: When Seeking A Partner, Don't Be Dumb

I debated about the title of this post, wondering whether my wording was too blunt a prescription for choosing a partner. But when it came down to it, I couldn't find a more accurate alternative. Here's why.<p>I've spent the last few years interviewing over 700 older people about love, relationships, …

10 Truths About Being a Photographer

Is it the best job ever? Well yeah, sometimes, most of the time really, but it also comes along with some bullsh** that not everybody realizes. I …

Factory Chicken Farmer Invites Activists to See the Horrors of his Farm

Alex Pietrowski, <i>Staff</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Our public food supply is being taken over by corporations which have no qualms about using the most horrifying and …

The Farmer Who Filmed Suffering Perdue Chickens Is on the Verge of Being Shut Down

A North Carolina farmer who has been producing hundreds of thousands of chickens under contract with Perdue every year since 1992 cooperated with an …

5 'Tweaks' to Happiness

<b>I want to talk to you about happiness. I want you to know that it is a choice. I want you to realize that you are the one that decides.</b><p>So what have you decided?<p>For me, everything is anchored in perception.<p>If you are to distil everything down to its core, I can guarantee you that HOW YOU SEE YOUR …

Chicken farmer who spoke out about factory farm abuses immediately audited by Perdue

The farmer faces potential disciplinary actions in what some speculate was an act of retaliation<p>Almost immediately after the animal welfare group Compassion in World Farming released a video exposing the "humane" (read: atrocious) conditions for chickens raised on a factory farm for Perdue, the …

Get ready for robot farmers

On most lettuce farms, workers weave between rows to cull extra heads of lettuce crowding out the healthiest plants. The practice, called thinning, is labor-intensive and a labor shortage has made it difficult to find workers for the task.<p>In 2011, Jorge Heraud and Lee Redden came up with the idea …

7 Votes Farmers Need to Watch on Election Day

Don’t care for politics? You’re not alone, especially this year, when the approval rating for Congress falls somewhere near palmer amaranth on the …

Want to feed the world? Tackle pollution from ozone and soot

Researchers have long known that man-made climate change will harm yields of important crops, possibly causing problems for the world’s food …

Pollution

Maui isn't Wowed by GMOs

Monsanto is pouring money into rural Hawaii politics. A campaign spending report released last week revealed that the agrochemical company has spent …

Walmart Announces New Commitment to a Sustainable Food System - Quality Assurance & Food Safety

<b>Affordable:</b> <b>Continuing to reduce the “true cost” of food.</b> Working collaboratively with suppliers, Walmart has the opportunity to lower the “true cost” …

Agriculture

ALERT: Certified Organic Food Grown in U.S. Found Contaminated with Glyphosate Herbicide

Dr. Don Huber, Professor Emeritus of Plant Pathology at Purdue University, explains why:<p>There are two reasons that a farmer wants to [use glyphosate …

Antibiotics in Our Food: Chemical Warfare We Cannot Win

Given current concern about the Ebola virus, it's surprising that the public isn't more alarmed about "superbugs." Superbugs are infectious bacteria that have mutated to adapt to antibiotics that were designed to kill them, making the drugs ineffective. According to the Centers for Disease Control …

Why the term GMO is 'scientifically meaningless'

Will GMOs destroy or save civilization?<p>The headlines might paint a dramatic picture, but the reality is that GMOs — and the discussion around them — are more nuanced than many of us assume. And that starts with the term “genetically modified organism" itself.<p>“One of the issues that’s inhibiting the …

Young scientists from Cork may commercialise their food tech idea yet - Earth Science | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

The young ladies who won the 2013 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition and the recent Google Science Fair say they may commercialise their …

Malala Yousafzai

Yes, Organic Farming Can Feed the World

A few years ago, I was at a biotechnology trade meeting listening to a panel on GMOs. Throughout the two-hour session, the panelists all sang the …

How the backyard bird became a wonder of science and commerce – Andrew Lawler

Among African Americans across the South, the pastor had first dibs on the bird that typically graced the table after church. ‘He ate the biggest, …

Here's Why Pasture-Raised Turkeys Are So Expensive

More importantly, here's why you should buy them.<p>Thanksgiving means different things to different people, but for a turkey none of it is joyful. This time of year, the bird’s life serves but one purpose: to feed our families in the traditional feast of thanks. No matter which way you slice it, the …