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This eco-friendly startup was named New Zealand's most sustainable business — its solid shampoo and conditioner bars aim to reduce the 80 billion plastic bottles we dump into the ocean annually

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Ethique<p>Like most people aware of being semi-marooned on a speck of dust in space with the uniquely perfect conditions for life, I have …

Swedes are recycling more than ever via their bottle deposit scheme

In Sweden (and some other countries such as Germany and Norway), you pay a deposit on plastic bottles and cans that gets refunded when you later …

What Best Motivates You at Work? When 200,000 Employees Were Asked, This was Their No. 1 Response

Hint: It's not about the money, money, money.<p>When you're motivated, you feel energized. You're ready to take things on, get things done, push things forward. Projects get moved along; emails get answered; you move along with pep in your step.<p>When you're unmotivated, it's hard to get started. You …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Geologists discover bacteria that turns small bits of gold into solid nuggets

Geologists in Queensland, Australia have discovered a unique type of bacteria that forges small bits of gold into solid nuggets. The discovery could …

Scientists Are Finally Set to Mass-Produce The Active Compound Found in Magic Mushrooms

Psilocybin for everrrrybody!<p>For nearly 60 years scientists have known the chemical responsible for magic mushrooms' psychedelic reputation is a …

Is off-grid living the future for Dubai? - CNN Style

Written by Jon Jensen, CNNTom Page, CNN<p>The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will not run out of oil any time soon. According to the most recent data set available, the Emirates has proven reserves equivalent to 98 billion barrels -- enough for the nation to rank seventh globally.<p>According to World Bank …

Harvesting The Sun's Energy

<i>This article was originally published at Stratfor.com</i><p>The future of solar power is looking brighter than ever. Thanks to recent advances in technology, the price of solar energy production is declining by roughly 10 percent each year, and by 2030, experts estimate that a fifth of the energy consumed …

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Scientists Study How DNA-Binding Proteins Read, Interpret 'Epigenetic' Changes

The DNA in our cells, which contains the genetic instructions that make us human, is passed on from parent to child along an unending line of …

Cassava carrier bags: Indonesian entrepreneur tackles plastic scourge

JAKARTA: From bags washing up on Bali’s beaches to food packaging scattered across roads and clogging waterways in cities, Indonesia is facing a …