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Plight of Phoenix: how long can the world’s 'least sustainable' city survive?

Set deep in the Valley of the Sun, the lush and sprawling ‘megapolis’ has a problem – the rivers<p>Jennifer Afshar and her husband, John, pushed their bikes across the grass and paused to savour the sunshine, while their two boys went to look at the duck pond. Other kids were playing soccer or doing …

Swimming Pools

The toilet of the future is made of mushrooms

After it’s completely filled, you bury it in the ground.<p>According to the World Health Organization, 2.5 billion people lack access to modern sanitation services. But a group of students from University of British Columbia has created a toilet out of mushrooms that could solve some of the most …

University of British Columbia

Towards the circular economy - Reports - World Economic Forum

A circular economy is an industrial system that is restorative or regenerative by intention and design. It replaces the end-of-life concept with …

What Happens When Children and Tweens Experience Identity Diffusion?

Your growing child is establishing an identity of his or her own, and that is an exciting phase of development. Identity diffusion is an important …

Unions Did Great Things for the Working Class

Politically and economically, unions are sort of an odd duck. They aren’t part of the apparatus of the state, yet they depend crucially on state protections in order to wield their power. They’re stakeholders in corporations, but often have adversarial relationships with management. Historically, …

Private Sector

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is about to hit the construction industry. Here’s how it can thrive

Over the past decade, digital progress has transformed whole industries, ushering in a new technological era now known as the Fourth Industrial …

Easy Karaage Recipe

Some of the best and simplest gluten-free fried chicken you'll ever make.<p>Servings: 8<p>Prep: 10 minutes<p>Total: 3 1/2 hours (3 hours marinating)<p>Ingredients<p>¾ ounce|24 grams ginger, minced<p>¾ cup|175 ml sake<p>¾ cup|175 ml soy sauce<p>3 tablespoon togarashi, divided<p>2 garlic cloves<p>juice of 1 lime<p>8 boneless, …

A Brown Kitchen: Paneer paratha and essential Indian flatbreads

Being one of the youngest on my father’s side of the family, I never got to meet his father and I have few memories of time spent with his mother.<p>Geography made it difficult, and there was also the issue of my parents’ very different upbringings and faiths: My dad’s family was strictly vegetarian …

12 Research-Backed Practices for Enjoying Life Regardless of How Much You're Stressed at Work

Trust the science. You can stay unruffled despite all the hassles.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Research shows most of us are feeling more overwhelmed and stressed out than ever before. Stress affects us not only psychologically but also physically. Feeling stressed …

The easiest way to lucid dream, according to science

In Tibetan Buddhism, the group of tantric techniques known as <i>milam</i> aim to reveal the illusory nature of waking life by having practitioners perform yoga in their dreams. It’s a ritualized version of one of the most mysterious faculties of the human mind: to know that we’re dreaming even while …

The secret to packing a perfect carry-on is to never fully unpack

Conventional wisdom says that packing light takes planning: carefully laying out outfits, painstakingly selecting the right pair of shoes, buying all the right travel-sized products. But ask anyone who travels lightly (and often) and it’s likely that their approach to packing takes little planning …

How Trump’s Iran deal decision may lead to war

By Amanda Erickson<p>Amanda Erickson<p>Foreign affairs reporter focusing on the post-Soviet world<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView …

Middle East

Australia’s $400-million plan to save the Great Barrier Reef is too little, too late

For the past few years, the news about corals has been depressing—and it will likely continue to be. These fragile ecosystems are being killed en masse, as human-induced climate change causes increased ocean temperatures and acidity. As one scientist put it: “It’s the confirmation of our worst …

20 Small Garden Water Feature Ideas To Add A Little More Zen To Your Life

Flowing water is not only beautiful to admire, but the sound is very relaxing. And, if you have a small garden, terrace or patio, strategically …

How to Trounce the Markets

Joel Greenblatt, this week's guest on Masters in Business, knows as well as anyone the challenges of managing money with the goal of outperforming benchmarks. When he was running his concentrated, special situations portfolio at Gotham Capital, he generated compounded returns of 50 percent a year …

Hedge Funds

These 7 maps explain the Middle East

Geographically, it's the region that stretches from the eastern Mediterranean and southern Turkey to the Iran-Afghan border.<p>The region, however, is far more complex than lines on a map. It can also be defined based on ethnic and religious bloodlines.<p>In the modern Middle East, the Arab world …

Shaping the Future of Production > Initiatives | World Economic Forum

<b>How can the transformation of production systems, from R&D to the consumer, drive innovation, sustainability and employment?</b> <br>Production is more than …

Prime-Age Men May Never Return to U.S. Workforce, Fed Paper Says

Men in their prime working years have left the labor force at an astonishing rate and they may never return if the state of the U.S. job market …

Disruptive Trends in the Education Industry

U.S. city to experiment with ‘universal basic income’

The mayor of Stockton, California, is leading an experiment with “universal basic income,” which is set to start by giving low-income residents $500 …

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About This Site<p>Welcome to Max Marmer’s Blog — In Quest of Super Humanity via Consciousness, Biohacking and Entrepreneurship.<p>This is Max Marmer’s home …

Synthetic Biology

Angry Nerd: The Gig Economy's Tipping Point

The gig economy used to be so blissfully, mindlessly simple: Open app, order service, auto-pay. Boom—that’s it. Then side-gig platforms started …

How Will AI Change Work? Here Are 5 Schools of Thought

The future of the workforce is one of the biggest issues facing CEOs today. It’s abundantly clear to all that artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and advanced robotics make it possible for machines to take on tasks that once required a person to do them. How should companies prepare, …

13 French Foods You Should Know About That Aren’t a Croissant

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Instant Pot Dynamite Cold Tonic Recipe

If you need to jolt a cold out of your body with brute force, you might consider starting here. This head-clearing, sniffle-blasting cold tonic is …

Instant Pot

Scientists are rethinking the very nature of space and time

by Kristin Houser January 6, 2018 Hard Science 41547<p>The Nature of Space and Time<p>A pair of researchers have uncovered a potential bridge between …

Quantum Mechanics

The scammers gaming India’s overcrowded job market

In mid-2017, a few months after I had moved to Delhi to work for a national newspaper, I began to browse job websites. Every other day, an Indian news report underlines the gap between jobs and jobseekers. In 2016, in one municipality, 19,000 people applied for 114 jobs; among those competing to be …

Uttar Pradesh

On its 100th birthday in 1959, Edward Teller warned the oil industry about global warming

Somebody cut the cake – new documents reveal that American oil writ large was warned of global warming at its 100th birthday party.<p>It was a typical November day in New York City. The year: 1959. Robert Dunlop, 50 years old and photographed later as clean-shaven, hair carefully parted, his earnest …

Oil & Gas Industry

The Dalai Lama Explains The Connection Between Quantum Physics & Spirituality

<b>“Broadly speaking, although there are some differences, I think Buddhist philosophy and Quantum Mechanics can shake hands on their view of the world.</b> …

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …