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Ignorance Is Killing Our Earth

On Earth Day, the filmmaker behind the powerful environmental documentary Revolution explains just how dire the Earth’s sickness is—and how our …

3 Agricultural Innovations That Are Helping the Earth

Sun, seeds, soil, and now… satellite positioning. Technology has added a whole new dimension to farming. New innovations don’t just make life easier …

Father And Daughter Find Baby Foxes In Their Backyard

What would you do if you found a den of baby foxes in your backyard? Philip Wang and his daughter Alice were recently faced with this question when …

McDonald's has supersized problems

McDonald's is in even worse shape than we realized.<p>Profits are crumbling, sales are shrinking and guest traffic is declining all around the world.<p>Consumers are defecting for healthier and fresher options like Chipotle (CMG), the burrito chain that McDonald's (MCD) sold off almost a decade ago.<p>The …

Lionel Messi, Barcelona's Superhero

A few years ago, while visiting Barcelona, a friend told me that his son, four years old at the time, had three idols: Batman, Superman, and Lionel Messi, all of whom the child had grouped together in the category of superheroes. We laughed, of course, but the kid had a point. Sportswriters ran out …

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow: A Guide To Speedy Vegetables

<i>Editor's note: A version of this story ran in April 2014.</i><p>Yes, it is true that gardening requires patience.<p>But face it, we live in an impatient world. And gardeners everywhere were depressed by the brutal and endless winter.<p>So we are understandably eager to get sowing. And to see results by ... …

Iran Is Much More Modern Than You Think

People in the West tend to have a monolithic view of Iran. But there's a lot more to the country than the mullah-led theocracy, and it often gets …

Learn to Speak Persian: Your Complete Guide - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

Full disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. ?<p><i>Not to be one to neglect languages that don't get so much exposure (regardless of number of</i> …

"Kuku Sabzi" (Persian Herb Omelet)

<i>Kuku</i> is a Persian dish that usually involves eggs beaten with a variety of ingredients. What distinguishes <i>kuku</i> from an omelet or a frittata, however, …

10 U.S. Cities That Are Going Green

As the climate change debate heats up, these American cities are putting sustainable solutions on their agenda.

Asian stocks mostly higher as Japan exports improve

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Wednesday after Japan reported its first trade surplus in three years, adding optimism to regional …

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