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Restoring forests is investable

More than three dozen governments around the world have committed to restoring more than 150 million hectares of land by 2020. That’s an area bigger …

Cucumbers with Scallions and Chili Oil

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Why waste time with a knife? A simple whack to a cucumber yields jagged surfaces eager to soak up this tangy dressing.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound Persian or English hothouse cucumbers<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>3 scallions, sliced<p>3 …

Native American tribes tackle diet and health woes with businesses built on traditional foods

Across the US, Native Americans are reclaiming their cultural cuisines to produce healthy and sustainable nutrition options within their communities<p>For many residents of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, getting to a supermarket requires a two-hour drive to Rapid City. It’s an expensive …

Russian man to undergo world's first full head transplant

Mr Spiridinov, from Russia, suffers from Werdnig Hoffman disease, a muscle wasting condition that seriously diminishes his physical capabilities and left him dependent on a wheelchair.<p>Now he has announced his intention to become the world’s first subject of a full head transplant, so that his brain …

Fresh Ginger Moscow Mule

Makes 1 Servings<p>Moscow Mules are usually made with bottled ginger beer, but nothing compares to the aromatic heat from the real thing.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 oz. vodka<p>1½ oz. simple syrup<p>1 oz. fresh lime juice<p>1 teaspoon finely grated peeled ginger<p>2 oz. club soda<p>1 lime wedge<p>Candied ginger (for …

Pizza printouts? NASA funds project to make space meals with 3-D printer

NASA won't be printing out pizzas on Mars anytime soon, but the space agency is paying out $125,000 to study the use of 3-D printing technology for food preparation in space.<p>"We will be building the components for a prototype" over the grant's six-month period, David Irwin, principal investigator …

78,000 People Apply for One-Way Trip to Mars Through Mars One

Mars One is a Dutch not-for-profit organization that has the lofty goal of establishing a human settlement on Mars in 2023. The organization has been …

Guys: Holding A Guitar Makes You More Attractive

Every kid in high school learning guitar to get a girlfriend was actually right.<p>Single dudes: Are you holding a guitar at this moment? If not, you are not reaching your Maximum Attractiveness Potential, according to two (2) recently published studies.<p>A French study that was just published suggests …

Desert Glass Formed by Ancient Atomic Bombs?

<i>“Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.”</i> —The Bhagavad Gita<p>Seven years after the nuclear tests in Alamogordo, New Mexico, Dr. J. Robert …

New Mexico

Two-year-old girl receives new trachea made from her own stem cells

Doctors announced today that two-and-a-half year old Hannah Warren just became the youngest person in history to receive a bioengineered organ transplant, a new windpipe made of a synthetic scaffold and her own stem cells. The nine-hour long procedure was performed April 9th, at Children's Hospital …

Michael Pollan: Home Cooking Will Solve America’s Obesity Epidemic

In his previous best-sellers such as The Omnivore’s Dilemma, In Defense of Food and Food Rules, Michael Pollan examined America’s diet and summed up …

Gardeners urged to let ivy flourish to save bees

Growing ivy in gardens may help to prevent the decline of honey bees, according to new research.<p>It is often seen as a pest that overwhelms flower beds, strangles trees and damages buildings, but there may now be a reason for gardeners to love ivy.<p>Scientists have found that the evergreen plant, …

Wave hand. Turn any surface into a touchscreen

<b>CARNEGIE MELLON (US) —</b> New technology makes it possible to create touch-based interfaces almost at will, with just the swipe of your hand.<p>The system …

Pick An App Just By Thinking About It With Samsung's Mind-Controlled Tablet

For when touchscreens will be *so 2010s*<p>One of my friends already thinks that people look silly holding up tablets to take photos, so I'm not sure what he'd think of using a tablet with a wire-covered EEG cap on. The experience might be worth the side-eyes, though: Samsung is researching a system …

Bracelet For Human Rights Workers Sends Kidnapping Alerts to Facebook, Twitter

When activated, the device sends "Help!" messages social media accounts and nearby aid workers.<p>Activists and aid workers who document government abuses or monitor elections often risk abduction by those who oppose their work. Now one organization has developed a gadget to help.<p>Stockholm-based Civil …

Drone shows half of illegal border crossers caught

High-flying Predator in Arizona uses radar developed to spot Taliban planting bombs in Afghanistan.<p>A U.S. surveillance drone has shown that just under half of the migrants and smugglers who illegally crossed into Arizona from Mexico recently were caught by border agents, according to the Center for …

NASA to get $100 million for asteroid mission, senator says

<i>By Mike Wall</i><i><br>Space.com</i><p>NASA will likely get $100 million next year to jump-start an audacious program to drag an asteroid into orbit around the moon for research and exploration purposes, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., says.<p>The $100 million will probably be part of President Barack Obama's federal …

Scientists Can Pluck Images Out Of Your Dreams

A new method can visualize with 60 percent accuracy what you're seeing while you sleep.<p>With just an fMRI, an algorithm, and the internet, researchers from Kyoto, Japan predicted with 60 percent accuracy what a person was dreaming about, <i>Smithsonian</i> magazine reports. The idea, like the process, isn't …

A Possible New Title & Synopsis For Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series

Joss Whedon (<i>MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS, Buffy the Vampire Slayer</i>) shows us not all heroes are super with MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.<p>Fresh from his …

How Camera Angle Affects Body Shape

Perspective can make a big difference when photographing any subject, but you especially want to be observant when photographing models. Shooting at …

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Is Urban Biking the Next Great Marketing Platform? | Smart Cities Dive

Remember the kerfuffle over the "Citi Bike," or Citibank's sponsorship of the New York City-wide bike share system? Ever wonder why this was an issue …

Innovative Governance for Urban Parks | Smart Cities Dive

<i>"There should be more than one way to run a park."</i> <i><br>–Adrian Benepe</i><p>So went the thinking behind the creation of Central Park Conservancy as recounted by …

Urbanism

Invasive ‘scarecrow’ crabs help restore marshes

<b>BROWN (US) —</b> Just the sight of the invasive green crab sends native grass-eating crabs running, which allows marshes and grasses to recover, …

45 P&G plants send zero waste to landfills

One plant converts Pampers into upholstery filling; another composts waste from shaving foam.<p>CINCINNATI -- Forty-five Procter & Gamble Co. plants around the world -- a third of all factories, including six in the U.S. -- now send zero manufacturing waste to landfills.<p>Instead, a U.S. plant is …