Becky Evans

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3 Creative Solutions Emerging in Urban Farming

The world’s current food system is flawed. With so many mouths to feed, western society has resorted to intensive agriculture that relies heavily on …

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You may soon be able to buy Amazon-branded milk, cereal and baby food

Amazon.com (AMZN) is getting ready to take its fight with the likes of Costco Wholesale (COST), Target (TGT) and Walmart (WMT) deeper into the …

How The Raspberry Pi Sparked A Maker Revolution

A Q&A with the inventor of the the cheapest hackable computer on the planet<p>Three years ago, Eben Upton needed a cool gadget to lure students to his computer science program at the University of Cambridge. So he invented the Rasberry Pi. It has since become the cheapest hackable computer on the …

Who wouldn't want to live in this enchanting little Swedish micro home?

Here at Boing Boing, we do love tiny houses! Hus-1 is a small house designed and built by Swedish micro-home designer Torsten Ottesjö.<p>The project is …

Before You Quit Your Job, Do These 10 Things

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his new book, Smart People Should Build Things (HarperBusiness, 2014), the "recovering lawyer" and founder of Venture for America Andrew Yang offers up his opinion on how our country can rectify our current economic problems – have</i> …

To Be Successful, Do Only What Matters

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone is obsessed with the habits of the wealthy these days. The great irony is, if successful people concerned themselves with that sort of nonsense they never would have made it big in the first place. Truth is, none of that stuff …

Fairy Tale Attractions to See with Kids in Europe

Hercules monument on the Fairy Tale Route (Photo Credit: MalteRuhnke via WikiMedia)<p>Travel through time and explore a fairy tale world stretching from Snow White to Harry Potter. Try learning to ride a broomstick, see the original Little Mermaid and discover Snow White's home deep in a German forest.<p>…

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5 Nighttime Routines of Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>America’s fascination with entrepreneurial productivity is endless -- just look at the waves of books published each year to the ongoing obsession with finding ways to wake up earlier each day. But it’s not just optimizing your morning …

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25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime

Allow us to introduce you to your hiking bucket list<p>Research shows that spending time outside is vital to our health—and that exercising outdoors is more satisfying and can burn more calories. Luckily, you can get a workout and a hefty dose of vitamin N at the same time by hiking. These 25 …

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As Jack Ma Looks To IPO, Alipay Is Taking Thanksgiving, Black Friday To China

Alibaba has just introduced the world to China’s Singles Day, and now it’s hoping to do the opposite: bringing America’s most traditional holiday to the Chinese consumer.<p>The e-commerce giant sold a record-breaking $9.3 billion worth of goods during the 24-hour sale on China’s Singles Day, the …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

The Brain May Compensate For Heavy Pot Smoking -- Until It Can't Anymore

Another study adds to the growing but controversial pile of evidence that heavy marijuana use over the years can lead to changes in the brain. The research, published in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>, found that an area in the front of the brain called the orbitofrontal cortex …

What Replaces Gasoline? Hydrogen May Be Winning – Feature

Anyone who believes battery-electric or hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles don’t have a future greatly underestimates the bullheadedness of Californians. This special breed of American lives in a state wracked by drought, choked with traffic, and bisected by a fault zone. Yet Californians think there’s no …

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

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Single Girl's Guide: How To Build Your Own House

Instead of just buying a home, at 24, Jessica Gilmore picked up a hammer. Single Girl's Guide To: Flying Solo | Traveling the World | Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro | Driving Cross Country | Meditating for a Month | Starting Over | Spending, Splurging, & Saving<p>I was tired of throwing money away on rent …

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VSCO Cam 3.0: the best photo app for iPhone adds your friends

VSCO Cam is an essential component of our "ultimate mobile darkroom," offering no shortage of ways to edit, crop, and filter photos. We liked the app because it focused almost exclusively on making photos look their best — a refreshing perspective in a time when every mobile app has a friend feed …

Sequoia-Backed Guardant Health Wants To Improve Cancer Treatment And Diagnosis Via A New Blood Test

When testing for the possibility of certain types of cancer, doctors often do surgery to retrieve biopsies for genetic analysis. But when a patient has already had cancer, and is testing for a possibility of recurrence, Helmy Eltoukhy, the co-founder of medical tech startup Guardant Health, …

Mapped: The crazy relationships among European languages

THE IDIOM, “It’s all Greek to me,” finally makes sense. It has a comparatively large lexical distance from other European languages!<p>This map is a …

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Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

Pope Francis' Christmas Message: 'Place Ourselves at the Service of the Poor'

"Good Morning America" anchors Robin Roberts and Josh Elliott met Pope Francis today after he used his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square to focus …

Chinese sewage is feeding superbugs that no antibiotic can kill

Antibiotics have saved hundreds of millions of lives and extended billions of others. But paradoxically, the more they are used the more the bacteria they fight get stronger, with potentially lethal consequences.<p>While some “superbugs,” as antibiotic-resistant bacteria are known, can be killed with …

Fed to taper bond buying by $10 billion a month

The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it would start to taper its aggressive bond-buying program to $75 billion a month beginning in January, …

STOCKS EXPLODE TO ALL-TIME HIGHS AFTER FED TAPERS: Here's What You Need To Know

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Wobble, Spin & Tilt: Buoy Chair Promotes Active Seating

Beyond conventional ergonomics, many office dwellers are beginning to realize that a good seat can be slimmer, sleeker, cheaper and promote more …

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