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Gravity energy generator could revolutionise renewables | Reuters.com

Dutch inventor Janjaap Ruijssenaars has built a gravity energy generator that harnesses the force of gravity to produce a new kind of renewable energy. Matthew Stock reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>Dutch inventor Janjaap Ruijssenaars has built a gravity energy generator that harnesses the …

Renewable Energy

Scotts Miracle-Gro Moves Further Into Marijuana With $450 Million Deal

The company has snagged Sunlight Supply, a distributor of hydroponics products and related goods.<p>Although <b>Scotts Miracle-Gro</b> (NYSE:SMG) is a …

Everyday Life of Malaya in the Early 1960s Through a Surveyor's Lens

Malaya is a former country in Southeast Asia that consists of the southern part of the Malay Peninsula and some adjacent islands (originally …

6 destinations in Thailand that prove it’s the ultimate self-care vacation spot

There are only so many stalled commutes, late-night meetings (that run into slotted gym time), and flagged emails you can mentally handle before …

The easiest places in the world to get citizenship or residency, from Thailand to St. Lucia

Not everyone gets to be a global citizen.<p>That’s one takeaway from Henley & Partners’ annual report on the world’s most powerful nationalities and passports. The report, released last week, ranked France as the country with the most powerful nationality, and Somalia as the weakest. The overall index …

Immigration

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

These are the Essential Apps Globetrotters Won't Travel Without

Apps have revolutionized the way we travel in so many ways. From booking the best points and miles hotels to helping us pack for a last-minute trip, …

5 surprising trip ideas for the bank holiday weekend

Athens<p>THE SURPRISING CITY BREAK<p>Travel time from the UK<p>The Greek islands aren't exactly associated with being easy to get to, but the country's …

Travel

30 of Vietnam's most beautiful places

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thanks in part to its serpentine shape and lengthy coastline, Vietnam is home to wildly diverse landscapes.<p>Traveling around the Southeast Asian country, you'll be surrounded by photogenic scenery -- from lush rice terraces in northern Sapa to the white sandy beaches of Phu Quoc.<p>Vietnam's …

Vietnam

7 things to know before you go to Slovenia

<b>Slovenia is becoming more popular year by year.</b><p>Whether it’s a city break in Ljubljana (try saying that three times fast), or a more in-depth …

Keto Beef Stew That's Ultra Comforting and Easy to Make

<i>The following story by Kate Kordsmeier was originally published on Root + Revel.</i><p>Calling all quick + easy dinner lovers! This Keto Beef Stew is made in the Instant Pot (or slow cooker if you don't have one), meaning it comes together in under 40 minutes and you'll only have to clean one dish. High …

Cooking

The friendliest country I’ve visited is…….

There are tons of lists which claim to definitively point out the world’s friendliest country. A lot of magazines take a stab at it on a regular …

6 great things to do on a break to Santorini

Where decadent design meets a penchant for palm trees, it's no wonder Hackey's Palm Vaults is one of London's most Instagrammed cafés. Escape the …

New desalination technology turns the world’s oceans into unlimited lithium mine (+drinking water)

You know that argument that comes up when someone sees your electric car and says something like, “it is way worse to mine lithium needed for batteries than oil and what happens when the lithium runs out? I saw a Meme on the internet so I know it is true.” Well…<p>Fun fact: The earth’s ocean water is …

10 lesser-known amazing things to do in Thailand

Thailand is one of the most diverse corners of South-East Asia: a tropical, beautiful, extraordinary country that draws backpackers, honeymooners and …

National Parks

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll …

Exercise

6 things to know before travelling to Indonesia

opinion<p>Travel writer and hopeless hippie, documenting her travels one mishap at a time at GradGoneGlobal<p><b>Indonesia is arguably one of the most</b> …

The best countries to escape the worst effects of climate change

A safe haven sounds like a good idea right about now.<p>Somewhere that's warm but not too warm, free from roof-toppling hurricanes and close to a river or ocean but far enough to avoid the threats of flooding and sea-level rise.<p>According to climate scientists and urban planners, that doesn't leave a …

Yet another consignment of sand imported from Malaysia

THOOTHUKUDI<p>While a considerable volume of imported sand from Malaysia is yet to be moved from Thoothukudi seaport, another consignment of 58,616 …

Construction Industry

Classic Slow Cooker Beef Stew

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle beef evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add 1 1/2 …

Miners Look to Cash In on Cobalt Demand

Firms step up operations as battery makers seek new sources of the metal<p>TORONTO—A handful of Canadian miners are ramping up operations to mine cobalt, betting on demand for a socially responsible source of the metal that is in high demand as a key component of electric cars.<p>Most cobalt currently …

carmakers

15 Must-Visit Spots Along Iceland’s Ring Road

At exactly 828 miles, Iceland’s Route 1 encircles the entire country. With an average speed limit of 55 miles an hour, you could technically drive …

Avoiding GMOs Isn't Just Anti-Science. It's Immoral.

As relentless as it is baseless.

Agriculture

Sex diet: Here's all you need to know about food items that help cure lack of libido - IBTimes India

Nutritionist Sarah Fowler reveals her top tips on the kind of food one should opt for and stay away from to keep their libido intact and to recover …

The Mightiest Four-Cylinder Toyota Ever Made

In the 1980s, Toyota began its most audacious push into the high-end side of the car world, racing V8 prototypes at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and …

Sports Cars

Silent nights: 10 destinations where you'll find peace and quiet next year

Exhausted after the hullaballoo of the holidays and in need of some hush? We’ve hand-picked the best places around the globe – from meditation retreats to silent cafés – where you’re guaranteed peace and quiet. It’s time to join the cult of quiet.<p>1. Snowy silence in Sweden<p>Go off-grid and enjoy …

Meet the wireless keyboard that never needs to be recharged

Wireless keyboards are the way to go, obviously, but changing batteries or recharging your keyboard is a pain in the butt — even if you only have to …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …