Sean Kahn

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The Perfect Post-Workout Smoothie

It's a great way to feed your muscles<p>Finish your workout strong with this strawberry banana smoothie from Mike Roussell, Ph.D., a top <i>Men's Health</i> nutrition adviser. It's not only loaded with muscle-building protein, but a blend of healthful nutrients that speed recovery and nourish your body. Watch …

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

From mapo tofu to jerk chicken, here are 24 spicy recipes guaranteed to make you sweat.<p>If you haven't figured it out already, we're big spice fiends here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. So fiendish, in fact, that we're dedicating an entire week to foods that tingle our tongues, light our mouths on fire, and make us …

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Israeli Startup Mines Data To Solve Global Water Crisis

<i>Note: the story was updated on January 1 to remove a reference to Thames Water</i><p>U.S. intelligence services agree: A major global water crisis is less than ten years away. Some time in the second decade of second millennium, countries important to the United States will start to suffer shortages and …

Climate Change Worse Than We Thought, Likely To Be 'Catastrophic Rather Than Simply Dangerous'

Climate change may be far worse than scientists thought, causing global temperatures to rise by at least 4 degrees Celsius by 2100, or about 7.2 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a new study.<p>The study, published in the journal Nature, takes a fresh look at clouds' effect on the planet, according to …

“Erratic”, “inconsistent”, “highly political” and “lacking in direction”. That there would be the verdict on Australia’s climate policy. According to experts within our own Parliament House. A timeline from the 1970s to today. A top-read today, Peter Christoff says we already know where our emissions behaviour is leading us. So it's time to stop waffling on about degrees of climate danger. http://bit.ly/Itr2vh

The US ranks 43rd in the world on climate policy (and Canada is even worse)

North America's climate policy laggards: Canada and the US rank 58th and 43rd in the world, respectively.<a …

Don't let a windfall sink you

If people look at it like they just won the lotto, they spend it like idiots.<p>Maybe you’re just about to receive an inheritance from a relative. Perhaps you made a brilliant investment. Or maybe your number came up in the big lotto. In any event, there is money coming your way. It sounds great, but …

In China, Gray Skies and Green Buildings

Pursuing the long-held goal of turning transparent windows into energy generators, scientists at the Chinese Academy of Science said this week they have developed a window that not only regulates infrared radiation from the sun, but can also act as a collector of solar energy.<p>The new smart window …

Naomi Klein: 'Big green groups are more damaging than climate deniers'

Canadian author Naomi Klein is so well known for her blade-sharp commentary that it's easy to forget that she is, above all, a first-rate reporter. I got a glimpse into her priorities as I was working on this interview. Klein told me she was worried that some of the things she had said would make …

Seeing a Woman: A conversation between a father and son

<i>Someday I am going to have to have the conversation with my son. No, not the conversation all parents dread giving and all kids are mortified having.</i> …

The right way to get noticed in your career

There are many ways to get noticed in the workplace these days. Some of them bring positive attention, others draw the ire of bosses and recruiters, and some attention-getters are entirely accidental.<p>Getting noticed is a topic a number of LinkedIn Influencers weighed in on recently, from the bad …

Is there a price-tag for "sweet-spot" on the vexed relationship between money and happiness? Ka-ching, why yes, it's $100K. http://bit.ly/19NKAXl

Why Millennials Are Ditching Cars And Redefining Ownership

<i>Part of a series of stories produced in collaboration with</i><i>Youth Radio</i><i>on the changing car culture in America.</i><p>You might think there's one place in America you absolutely need a car: Los Angeles. You'd be wrong.<p>"I have been in L.A. without a car for two years now," says Alyssa Rosenthal, a makeup …

'Worrying' decline in oil and gas production

<b>The sharp decline in production of oil and gas from under British waters is "worrying" industry leaders.</b><p>Trade body Oil and Gas UK says there is record investment this year of £13.5bn.<p>But its annual report on the industry's economic impact highlights the sharp fall in output of 19% during 2011 and …

How Modern Economics Is Built On 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

I reported earlier this month that the Financial Times published a pair of important articles asking why the goal of a firm is to maximize short-term shareholder value is still being taught in business schools.<p>“While there is growing consensus that focusing on short-term shareholder value is not …