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Shivering can help you stay slim

Shivering in the cold may help burn off as many calories as exercise, according to scientists<p>It is usually a signal to reach for a jumper or turn up the heating, but it seems shivering may also be an effective way to stay slim.<p>A new study from scientists at the National Institutes of Health has …

What to buy instead of bonds

Attractive alternatives to traditional bonds are hard to find.<p>But a group of top-performing advisers interviewed for this column nevertheless came up …

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Vertical lunch: To increase food production, crowded Singapore looks up

<i>A new super-efficient vertical farming system in Singapore is producing greens for the 5 million residents of the crowded city-state. The system is helping increase Singapore’s food security, while also helping cut down on the climate impact of food production. Sam Eaton reports, in the first part</i> …

The future of food in a warming world

By Jon Miller<p>February 27, 2012 | 12:00 AM<p>Listen to this story<p>DownloadEmbed<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2012/02/27/sustainability/food-9-billion/future-food-warming-world/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Listen To The …

Haute Cuisine: Spanish Farm Makes Bet on 'Bug Revolution'

Haute Cuisine: Spanish Farm Makes Bet on 'Bug Revolution'<p>In a warehouse in Spain, a French farmer is raising what she hopes will be the next big thing in French and European cooking: insects.<p>It's a sound you'll hear on a lot of farms around the world at night, off in the distance, behind the moos …

Five Examples of Successful Urban Agriculture Done Differently Around the World

<i>On Wednesday, the Landscapes Blog focused on the right to food in honor of World Food Day and Blog Action Day. While hunger, nutrition, and food</i> …

Low-water lunch: A Chinese breakthrough on irrigation?

<i>Growing more food with less water will be one of the biggest challenges in the coming era of surging populations and increasing climate disruption. In China, scientists say they've developed a new irrigation method that's twice as efficient as today's best technology, part of an increasingly urgent</i> …

Meet The Cardoon, Artichoke's Shy Sibling

We're pretty big fans of artichokes here at HuffPost Taste. Besides the fact that they're enormous flowers we get to eat, they're insanely delicious. And so when we came across cardoon, a relative of the artichoke, we were ecstatic. That's double the amount of artichoke-taste we get to have in our …

Why Some Mushrooms May Be Magic for Climate Change

Fungi don’t get the respect they deserve. Maybe that’s because they do most of their work in the dark, beneath the ground or on dead matter, or …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

3 ways plants evolved to stand the cold

Using the largest dated evolutionary tree of flowering plants ever assembled, a new study suggests how plants developed traits to withstand low …

How Michael Bloomberg Became The Most Influential Mayor Of The Century (So Far)

Money mattered in Michael Bloomberg's case.<p>The billionaire's personal fortune (ranked 10th in the nation by <i>Fortune</i>) allowed him to bankroll his three runs for New York City mayor, freeing him to hire people he believed were the best and the brightest, rather than friends of donors.<p>His philanthropy …