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This Teen Social Media Maven Joined Instagram When He Heard His Sister Had 1,000 Followers. Now, He Has Millions of His Own.

Declan Mortimer's journey provides key lessons for entrepreneurs of any age.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Never let anyone tell you how to live your life. That was the biggest lesson that teenage entrepreneur Declan Mortimer’s parents taught him growing up …

Food additive to blame for C. difficile epidemic

When <i>Clostridium difficile</i> infections rear their ugly head, patients are at serious risk. But no one knows what is behind the soaring number of …

Microbiology

The Bizarre Reason for a Man's Worsening Anxiety

A British man's symptoms of anxiety were eventually traced to an unusual cause: his repeated exposure to a toxic substance while in the navy, a …

CDC

Why 4.5 Billion Years of Fluctuating Global Temperatures Can't Explain Climate Change Today

One of the most commonly used arguments against human-caused climate change is that Earth has experienced severe fluctuations in temperature over its …

Climate Change

Rice Calories Can Be Cut in Half With This Trick

A cup of white rice has about 200 calories—not insignificant, considering it’s most often used as a small part of a larger dish. But there’s an easy, …

This Prehistoric "Masterpiece" Could Rewrite The History of Ancient Greek Art

It was hidden under millennia of dirt.<p>It didn't look like much at first. A small piece of stone, just 3.6 centimetres (1.4 inches) in length, …

France plans new incentives to phase out polluting vehicles

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government is planning a series of new incentives and taxes to phase out polluting vehicles and to boost energy-saving insulation in houses, the environment minister said.<p>Environment and Energy Minister Nicolas Hulot told French daily Liberation the 2018 government …

California bill to wean power sector off fossil fuels dies for this year | Reuters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - A long-shot plan to wean California’s power sector entirely off fossil fuels by 2045 was put on hold until 2018 on Saturday, as lawmakers recessed for the year without hearing the measure.<p>The bill was strongly opposed by the state’s investor-owned utility companies, …

Featured Vehicle: Dustin Miller’s 2008 4Runner

Well, there’s certainly no shortage of 5th-generation 4Runners gracing the pages of websites and magazines these days. It seems like everywhere you …

52-Million-Year-Old Relative of Potatoes And Tomatoes Discovered in Patagonia

It's older than the Andes.<p>Researchers have discovered two fossils in South America of a fruit that dates back to around 52 million years ago.<p>The …

Penn State

This is the ultimate fried chicken recipe that has inspired top chefs

Keys to making America's Test Kitchen's (ATK) Ultimate Crispy Fried Chicken<p><b>Equipment: An 8-quart cast-iron Dutch oven and an instant read …

Fart Blamed for Causing a Fire During Surgery at a Tokyo Hospital

This surgery sounds like a total nightmare. According to a new Tokyo Medical University Hospital report, a patient’s fart during surgery apparently …

Forests in southern states are disappearing to supply Europe with energy

In the past 60 years, the southern U.S. lost 33 million acres of forests even though biomass is not carbon neutral<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>Hurricane Matthew and the aftermath of devastating flooding across the Carolinas has been a dramatic example of the costs our communities …

Raw Vegan Matcha Nougat and Caramel Cheesecake

Let me first start by saying that this raw vegan cheescake is AMAAZZZING!<p>It's my first venture into making a raw cake - if you don't include my Protein Truffles or 5 Minute Healthy Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough recipes - and I have to say that I'm pretty pleased with the result... 😎<p>Aside from …

Can an air fryer really make french fries healthier? Here's how the kitchen gadget works.

If you've spent any time awake between the hours of midnight and 4 a.m., blankly flipping through TV channels, you've come across an infomercial for …

Kitchens

A Stock Analyst Lost $1 Million on a Penny Stock. He Spent the Next 10 Years Investigating How.

Chris DiIorio had just lost a million dollars.<p>This was back in 2006. DiIorio, who was 39 at the time, had recently moved with his new wife from …

Investing

Chicago reporter leaks secret KFC recipe he found in an old Colonel Sanders scrapbook

If the fast food industry had a Wikileaks, this would be it.<p>An intrepid reporter named Jay Jones has found the so-called secret recipe for KFC fried …

Spices