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Water crises are hitting our economies: Time to hit back with natural infrastructure

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>We need natural infrastructure - like forests, …

North America

Wikivoyage Is the Travel Guide to Everywhere

Every week on Hack Your City, when I ask Lifehacker readers for travel tips, I try to throw in some local color. So I check Wikivoyage, the travel …

Travel Guides

The Best Orlando Tips From Our Readers

<extremely-Elder-Price-in-<i>Book-of-Mormon</i> voice> Orlando! Sea World and Disney and Putt-Putt golfing! We asked for your tips for visiting and living …


11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Stefan Sagmeister

The Best Nonfiction Books Of 2018 (So Far)

By looking at the real world around us, we're better equipped to understand ourselves<p>While a great novel can be engaging, there's nothing quite like a true story—whether that story comes in the form of deep reporting, memoir, or personal essays. Nonfiction gives us the chance to look at the world …


5 Meal Prep Strategies From a Guy Who Does It For a Living

Get your oven mitts ready because these meal prep tips are on fire.<p>There are many ways to be a chef these days besides working at a restaurant. You can serve the every whim of hedge fund billionaires and pop queens. You can travel the world apprenticing with groundbreaking chefs and yoda-like …


Q&A: Development is about complex systems, not beneficiaries

Debt for dolphins: Seychelles creates huge marine parks in world-first finance scheme

An innovative exchange of sovereign debt for marine conservation, backed by the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, could pave the way to saving large swaths of the world’s oceans<p>The tropical island nation of Seychelles is to create two huge new marine parks in return for a large amount of its national …


U.S. Lifts Ban on Some Elephant and Lion Trophies

The United States has moved to allow hunters to import big-game trophies, including elephant tusks and lion hides, acquired in certain African countries with approvals granted on an individual basis.<p>The decision, reported in a memorandum published last week by the federal Fish and Wildlife Service, …


Filling mulligatawny or pumpkin: 20 best soup recipes – part 3

Nigel Slater’s onion and gruyere, Marcella Hazan’s minestrone and Madhur Jaffrey’s mulligatawny – our pick of the best soup recipes from around the world<p>20 best soup recipes: part 1 20 best soup recipes: part 2 20 best soup recipes: part 4<p>Madhur Jaffrey’s mulligatawny soup<p>Even though there are some …

Food Preservation

15 Easy Eggplant Recipes

The incredibly versatile eggplant works in everything from Italian to Asian recipes. Bonus: It makes a tasty substitute for meat, too.<p>Eggplant and …


What's Your Favorite Subreddit?

Away from the Trump supporter spam and creepy fake celebrity porn, Reddit is still home to uplifting conversations, useful information, and weird-ass …


How much tax to withhold? New calculator to help figure it

Marcy Gordon, The Associated Press<p>WASHINGTON — Millions of Americans are now getting bigger paychecks as a result of the new tax law. So the government is issuing an online calculator for figuring whether enough money is being set aside.<p>In this Feb. 15, 2018, photo, Susan Prendergast, reference …


As Cape Town’s water runs out, the rich drill wells. The poor worry about eating.

What do you do when your city is running out of water? The answer, at least in one of the world’s most unequal countries, depends on how much money you have.<p>Within the next few months, Cape Town’s taps could run dry, the result of a protracted drought and a government failure to provide an …


Ruby Tandoh’s recipe for milk cakes with raspberry and rose curd

You haven’t really known cake until you’ve had it steamed – crumby, moist and light as a feather<p>You haven’t really known cake until you’ve had it steamed. There’s a Chinese restaurant in Sheffield where you can get hulking portions of Malaysian steamed sponge cake: firm, featherweight, cakey and …


Rehabilitating Watershed Natural Infrastructure in Africa: A Smart Investment to Reduce Urban Flood Damages

The economic case for nature-based solutions as part of a comprehensive approach to environmental problems.


10 cool things to do in Kyoto

Shiny golden temples, ultra-calm Zen gardens and scarlet-lipped geisha are all evocative of Japan's old imperial capital. Kyoto is a soothing …


The Best Coming-Of-Age Movies

Growing up is hard to do. Before "adulting" — that is, clumsily impersonating our role models and pretending we have our lives together — became a …

Alexander Skarsgård

Seven Things You Need To Know About Money

How much do you really know about your money? With all the financial stress we encounter, it is very tempting to over-delegate control of your money to a financial professional. In the short term, it often feels like a huge relief, a weight off your shoulders, a burden for someone else to …


Shopping in Osaka

Common Tourist Scams<p>I usually waste a bit of time each day on Reddit, but it turns out that it’s not always a waste of time! I found this cool …


10 Good Financial Rules of Thumb

Rules of thumb can be a good approximate guideline for decisions, and there are tons of money rules that aim to get your finances on track. While …

Personal Finance

A journalist's 12 tips to writing good content

Good writing isn’t easy, nor should it be. The fact that every man and his dog thinks he can write these days only serves to make the role of writers …

Creative Writing

Take a Harvard Course on Buddhism for Free

If you’ve ever had an interest in learning about Buddhism, now is the perfect opportunity. You can take a Harvard University course on the beliefs, …


Evidence patchy on value of mobile apps for farmers

Better data and local testing are needed to back claims on the effectiveness of services for poor farmers.


International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Whether using cutting-edge scientific approaches to protect global fisheries, developing new tools to understand healthy soils, studying the impact …


Zadie Smith on Optimism and Despair

“Progress is never permanent, will always be threatened, must be redoubled, restated and reimagined if it is to survive.”<p><i>“All the goodness and the heroisms will rise up again, then be cut down again and rise up,”</i> John Steinbeck wrote to his best friend at the peak of WWII. <i>“It isn’t that the evil</i> …


Let Harvard teach you about Buddhism in this free online course you can take now

Harvard University's popular course on Buddhism returns with an interactive feature and great content.<br>Read More


Easy and Delicious Cake Recipes

A homemade cake doesn't have to be daunting—try one of these easy recipes for crumb cake, cheesecake, chocolate cake, and more.<p>Glazed Lemon Pound Cake<p>…


A foodie tour of South Korea

With the Winter Olympics shining a spotlight on this hi-tech country, a new culinary trip introduces visitors to zingy rice dishes and the world’s best bibimbap – all with a pleasingly messy disregard for formality<p>I’m not particularly hungover, having stuck to local Hite beer the evening before, …

South Korea