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Men caused most of our environmental problems, and now we need to coddle them to save ourselves

Climate change is a gendered crisis. The decisions to pump too much carbon in to the atmosphere, while knowing the risks of doing so, were mostly made by men. What’s worse is that those decisions end up hurting women more than men.<p>Sadly, even if men understand this, they are doing nothing to help. …

Sustainability

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Children's Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. The …

Applying Inspirational Design Thinking to Tackle Breakthrough Innovation

A society's progress depends upon the quality of the questions it asks itself and to know what questions to ask today in order to secure a sustainable future.<p>One question could be: "Why design something at all?" Our society obsesses over entrepreneurship, innovation and design for creating growth, …

Should Millennials Delay Retirement Savings In Order To Travel The World?

Millennials get a bad rap for putting instant gratification and once-in-a-lifetime experiences ahead of their own futures. As a generation saddled with debt and facing tough employment prospects, they’re regularly chastised for failing to save enough for their futures.<p>Maybe we’re all just a bit …

Retirement

3 Marketing Strategies That Will Surely Sink Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you like when other people prove you wrong?<p>I think it's probably safe to say that most people don't like to be wrong. It's kind of like the natural aversion to the nails-on-chalkboard sound.<p>Recently, I asked my fans to send me examples …

This Epic Tumblr Post Is Your Ultimate Hack Sheet For Being An Adult

Being an adult is hard, am I right? Not just the big things like taxes, buying a car, and keeping a job. The little things. Like how the hell does …

Better Money Habits: Lessons Learned From Super Savers

It's easy enough to find evidence that Americans aren't saving adequately, and while these sorts of reports certainly sound the alarm, they don't do much to help us form better money habits. For some of us, the savings mountain seems so high that we may as well not bother climbing it. On the other …

Here's How Complaints Can Improve Your Business

The way companies handle complaints can mean the difference between success and failure in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Businesses that turn complaints into opportunities for building closer relationships with customers are the ones that are most likely to survive and prosper.<p><b>A signal</b> …

How Money Affects Life Expectancy

Not having enough money to pay the bills may be only the most immediate problem for cash-strapped Americans, a new study shows. Why? Because while the richest Americans have gained an average of three years of longevity over a recent 13-year-stretch, the poorest Americans haven't increased their …

Demographics

Your Freckles Actually Exist for a Scientific Reason

They're not just an adorable feature, FYI.<p>Freckled women (and men) are major trendsetters right now. Those adorable little natural spots are a trend of their own on Instagram, and some of the most famous make-up artists in the world encourage us to draw them on for a more unique, youthful look. So …

Solar cell generates power from raindrops

Rain is normally a solar energy cell's worst nightmare, but a team of Chinese scientists could make it a tremendous ally. They've developed a solar cell with an atom-thick graphene layer that harvests energy from raindrops, making it useful even on the gloomiest days. Water actually sticks to the …

I Reshot Old Photos to See How China Has Changed Over 100 Years

When most people travel, they think of travelling to a destination. Whether it’s climbing Mt. Fuji, gawking at the frescoes in the Vatican, or …

Slow growth leads premium smartphone vendors to cut costs

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Mobile Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Global smartphone shipment growth fell to single digits for the first time in 2016, as economic uncertainty in emerging markets stymied purchasing power. At the same time, …

iPhone

How 'Maintainers,' Not 'Innovators,' Make the World Turn

We need more stories about the labor that sustains society, a group of scholars say.<p>New technologies and their inventors are often celebrated as society’s heroes. Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Larry Page: These are all contemporary “innovators” whose “visionary ideas” and “creative leaps” led …

Innovation

Climate Change Is Moving the North Pole

As ice melts and aquifers are drained, Earth's distribution of mass is changing—and with it the position of the planet's spin axis.<p>Finding the North Pole means traveling north, right? Yes, but with a slight caveat: Earth's northern pole is drifting rapidly eastward, and it looks like climate change …

Global warming is changing the way the Earth spins on its axis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new NASA study finds.<p>Melting ice sheets — especially in Greenland — are changing the distribution of weight on Earth.<p>And that has caused both the North Pole and the wobble, which is called polar motion, to …

Wal-Mart Inc. Isn't the Grocery Store King of Customer Satisfaction. Guess Who Is.

Although Wal-Mart has tried to change consumer perceptions about shopping its stores, such as by opening small-footprint markets, the retail king still ranks low in customer satisfaction surveys. Image source: Mike Mozart.<p>When it comes to sheer size, <b>Wal-Mart</b> is the undisputed leader, operating more …

Investing

Why Starbucks Corporation Is Pushing Channel Development

Image: Starbucks Corporation.<p>Here's a question for knowledgeable <b>Starbucks Corporation</b>investors: Can you name the company's most profitable segment? It's not China/Asia Pacific, although CAP typically has the highest revenue growth rate in any given quarter. And it's not the "Americas," though this …

Coffee

Why babies all over the world are now sleeping in boxes

<b>Nearly three years ago, the Magazine reported on the Finnish baby box - a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys the state gives to expectant mothers. The story went viral and was read by 10 million people in 18 months. Now the box idea itself is spreading around the world.</b><p>It's a tradition that …

Pregnancy

How Your Surroundings Could Be Killing You

The air you breathe, the water you drink and the surroundings where you work, play and sleep may go largely unnoticed on a day-to-day basis. …

Low Carb Spinach Breakfast Salad #SundaySupper

This <b>Low Carb Spinach Breakfast Salad</b> is a warm comforting way to start the day. Drizzled with Hot Bacon Dressing and topped with a perfectly fried …

Say Bye to Plastic Bags

Plastic bags have transformed people’s life in more ways than one, however its disposal has become a herculean challenge for governments, urban …

United States

16 Minimalist Wedding Ideas That Show Less *Is* More

Less doesn’t equal boring — especially when it comes to minimalist weddings. This understated and totally cool 2016 wedding trend has been popping up on our radar and we’re absolutely in love. Whether you’re browsing through chic minimalist invites or modern minimalist wedding dresses, there are so …

14 Things I Would Tell My Younger Self Starting In The Photography Industry

I was internalizing a dialogue I had the other day after seeing a mistake someone made on how they presented their thoughts and the reaction it …

Top 20 Unique Backdrops for Wedding Ceremony Ideas

<i>To make your ceremony venue stand out in a personal and unique way, wedding backdrops can easily help set the mood and express your personality;</i> …

3 WAYS TO STAY MOTIVATED + FREEBIE

Motivation is the cornerstone for success,no matter what you are doing. <br>But finding motivation and staying motivated is quite difficult.These are …

This Tuscan tablescape is one of our favourites ever, so simple and rustic, and all you need are herbs, jars and candles! Speaking of Italy, did you catch us talking destination weddings with pro planner, @weddingsbyemilycharlotte last week? Find her amazing advice over on the blog /Photo by @Svonriekhoff // Styling by @sposiamovi #wedding #Italy #Tuscany #advice #inspiration #destinationwedding #bridalmusings

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