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This Is How To Quit Bad Habits Without Willpower: 3 Secrets From Neuroscience

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Self-help

Vomiting fungi could be viable solution to world's plastics dilemma, scientist says

The humble fungi could hold the key to eradicating much of the world's waste as it has the ability to both replace and decompose plastics, a …

25 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

According to the EPA, Americans generate 254 million tons of waste each year. Here are a few things you may have been throwing out that, with a …

5 Tried-and-True Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure

One of the best ways to prevent heart attacks and strokes is to maintain lower blood pressure. If your doctor says your numbers are creeping up, one …

Onions

New SIM-swap and Internet banking fraud warning in South Africa

A new SIM-swap scam in South Africa can cost consumers dearly.

IOT Sparking A New Wave Of Analytics-Driven Innovation

• 25% of senior business leaders interviewed report their organization’s use of IoT is sparking a new wave of innovation thanks to data that gives them better insights.<br>• 22% say IoT is unlocking new revenue opportunities from existing products and services.<br>• 55% of interviewed senior business leaders …

Internet of Things

Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

Albert Einstein

How one Lego reseller built an artificial intelligence to sort bricks

Jacques Mattheij hoped to make some cash buying cheap boxes of used, unsorted Lego that he'd organize into more valuable assortments for resale. …

Artificial Intelligence

The construction industry is short on human workers and ripe for a robotic takeover

Construction is one of the least-digitized industries in the world, and its productivity is suffering.<p>Construction is a $10 trillion global industry. It’s also mired by waste, severe worker shortages and weak productivity growth — all of which mean the business of building is ripe for a robotic …

Construction Industry

Roomba creator wants to do for gardens what he did for your floors

Let's be honest: while planting your garden can be fun, weeding it usually isn't. Not unless you enjoy crouching down for long stretches, anyway. You might not have to endure the drudgery for too much longer, though. Roomba co-creator Joe Jones and Franklin Robotics are launching Tertill, a robot …

If You Aren't Doing Content Marketing, You're Missing The Boat

The Content Marketing Institute together with Marketing Profs and Curata released an essential study recently.<p>You need to read it.<p>Why? Because it found that 75% of companies are increasing their investment in content marketing, and 43% are increasing staff levels. Content marketing works, and I’ll …

Marketing

10 Steps for All-Around Optimizing Your Business

The secret to being a well-oiled business machine is meshing the best available online tools, with solid social media strategy and a top-notch team.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you have been running a small business storefront for years or you are …

Small Business

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Cellphone recycler ecoATM slashes workforce

Mobile phone recycler ecoATM is laying off 107 full and temporary workers in San Diego as it moves its electronics device processing to Kentucky to …

Profit

Magical, mysterious moss

Mosses have a kind of magic about them, biologist Suzanne Campeau says. “When you look at a forested area with lots of moss covering the forest …

DIY: Everything You Need to Know to Build a Simple Backyard Aquaponics System

Aquaponics = aquaculture (the raising of edible fish) + hydroponics (growing vegetables and herbs without soil). You may have seen examples of this …

Aquaponics

BioBrainstorming: A Biomimicry Tool

I just started a fun and challenging project: Acting as the consulting biological researcher on a project that will use biomimicry. Because part of the reason I’m writing articles for <i>Make:</i> is to tell you about what biomimicry is and how it’s done, you might enjoy a walk through the BioBrainstorming …

This Awesome Machine Can 3D Print Plants To Grow Into Any Shape

Takeuchi has found a way to print gardens filled with herbs and flowers. These gardens can then be planted on rooftops, or pretty much anywhere.<p>He uses a 3D printer and software that he designed to print yarn encasements that hold plant seeds that grow in to full-fledged plants in just a few weeks. …

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Living Produce Aisle grows the greens it sells, right in the store

Vancouver’s Living Produce Aisle is a green grocer that takes the locavore concept to an unprecedented extreme, growing its products right in the …

Corporate Chef

"Food doesn't need to be complicated, but it is important to know where it comes from."<p>Chef Ned is his name and fresh food is his game!<p>Executive Chef …

Philips continues its lighting revolution, tweaking LEDs for hydroponic growing

Philips has taken the concept of lighting far beyond the traditional options as it has embraced LEDs. From connected hue bulbs for the consumer to …

Flat LED gets Energy Star certification, now qualifies for rebates in most states (prices as low as $1.97)

The Philips SlimStyle LED is as innovative as it is unusual-looking. So far, most other LEDs have stayed pretty close to the rounded shape of a …

Can LED Advances Help Vertical Farms Take Root?

It turns out that the price reductions and efficiency gains we’re hearing about this year for LED technology aren’t just interesting for traditional lighting applications in warehouses, streets, office buildings and so on. They’re helping a very niche area of green tech, vertical farming, take root …

Top Online Reputation Management Tips for Brand Marketers

Many marketing executives fail to understand how poor online reputation management can damage their company’s sales. To that end, I spoke this week with Don Sorensen, president of Big Blue Robot, who has been working with companies and executives for the past 10 years to improve their online …

What Comes After Antibiotics? 5 Alternatives to Stop Superbugs

"Superbug" bacterial infections that are resistant to common antibiotics are increasing at an alarming rate. But traditional antibiotics aren't the only way to battle dangerous germs. Biomedical scientists are investigating new additions to their arsenal.<p>"Superbug" bacterial infections that are …

Why Am I Not a Vegetarian?

17 Dec, 13<p>There has been a repetitive question in my brain for the last few months.<p>“Why am I not vegetarian?”<p>I consider myself a conscious eater. I …

Making Synthetic Soils

Science is for Architecture what nature is for materials.

Architecture is art. Architecture is human creation, therefore the former is ruled by science. Some colleagues might think that it is too much effort …