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A heartening homage to the wives, mothers, brothers, benefactors, and other champions behind some of history's most celebrated icons.Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. If...
From: Brain Pickings | By: Maria Popova | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Walking into a store is a dangerous place. We understand. You go in telling yourself you don't need anything, but sure enough you leave with a shopping bag . . . or two. Thankfully, Money Talks News has 20 solutions to put an end to your compulsive shopping...
From: SavvySugar | By: Money-Talks-News | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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The growing popularity of solar power on rooftops spurs a utility backlash -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...
From: Scientific American | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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This is the most delightful restaurant review I've read in quite awhile. In it, Jay Rayner disembowels the "hilariously silly" London restaurant Beast and its presumed clientele, "men with teeny-weeny penises". I have no idea how to pick just one of...
From: Kottke.org | By: Jason Kottke | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) opened a demonstration facility that will turn waste cooking oil, commonly referred to as “gutter oil” in China, into sustainable aviation biofuel. The two companies estimate that 500 million...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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... and NOT feel guilty about it.The post Gisele’s Right, We Need to Put Ourselves First as Parents appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Suzanne Jannese | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Last night was ladies night in Atlanta. Monyetta Shaw and Tahiry were tapped to host at Gold Room and the ladies turned up with friends Toya Wright, Keshia Knight Puliam, Malaysia Pargo and more. Peep their party pics inside… “Atlanta Exes” star...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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US commercial buildings can reduce carbon emissions through a range of everyday measures — not a “silver bullet,” CBRE tells Reuters. CBRE is the world’s largest commercial real estate services company. Residential and commercial buildings account...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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I was first introduced to solar energy in the movie, Race the Sun with James Belushi and Halley Berry in the lead. It was a story about low- income and under achieving Hawaiian students encouraged by their teacher to join the Solar Car race. In the movie,...
From: Micro Persuasion | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Colombia’s vibrant capital emerges from a sketchy past to paint a bold new future.
From: National Geographic | By: Intelligent Travel | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has visited the city and other parts of Erie County dozens of times while in office, pledging support to revitalize Buffalo....
From: New York Times | By: THOMAS KAPLAN | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Blackstone has launched Onyx Renewable Partners. The transaction was done in partnership with a management team led by Solops CEO Matthew Rosenblum. As part of this transaction, Onyx will be owned by Blackstone and operate as an affiliate of its portfolio...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died....
From: WBZ-TV | By: cbskapost | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A lot of things been written about Gamer Gate. Some of them wrong, some of them stupid, some of them both. A lot of the confusion (both accidental and malicious) is because Gamer Gate is three separate things clustered together under one name. The Three...
From: Popehat | By: Clark | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Walton Shepherd, Staff Attorney, Washington, D.C.: The Staff of Virginia’s SCC made befuddled comments to the EPA last week that assumes Virginia would achieve their easy carbon emissions goal in the single most expensive (and absurdly unnecessary)...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Walton Shepherd | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Girl Scouts is facing sharp declines in both adult volunteers and youth membership. Just days after the end of the Girl Scouts USA 53rd annual convention, talk has once again turned to the possible splintering of the longstanding organization. The Girl...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tara Dodrill | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Ingenious New Building Method Replaces Concrete Block with Rammed Earth Written by  Zahid Sardar Photos by  Ian Allen October 20, 2014A new spin on rammed-earth construction aims to bring the method to the masses. David Easton, a pioneer in the field...
From: Dwell | By: Kelsey Keith | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Sen. Mark Udall atop a Siemens test turbine near the National Wind Technology Center just south  of Boulder, Colorado, at Rocky Flats where the U.S. used to build plutonium triggers for nuclear warheads. You don't have to go back too many years to find...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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De la Renta, who dressed first ladies, socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, died Monday evening at his Connecticut home. The post Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, beloved by stars, dead at 82 appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City: Millions of people in Southern California were under an excessive heat warning a few weeks ago. The Los Angeles Unified School District cancelled outdoor sporting events and more than 100 San Diego...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Frances Beinecke | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The pulse of green building design through the world of real estate is undeniable: a small but swelling sector of homes and offices in New Orleans and around the world generate their own power, chip away at humanity's carbon footprint and...
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Mexico has created the bio-energy innovation center (Cemie-Bio) to bolster the research and development of bio-fuels as an alternative energy source. The center aims to unite the efforts of the academic and industrial sectors to foment the use of renewable...
From: Business News Americas | By: Adam Critchley | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Professor Jim Skea recently told the BBC that cutting the E.U.'s carbon emissions only 40 percent by 2030 would leave its member countries poorly positioned to reach 80 or 95 percent by 2050.The post IPCC Vice-Chair Says Europe’s Planned 2030 Emission...
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeff Spross | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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from Wildtree foods from the Light and Healthy Section. A lot like a healthy Pozole -- posted by Lizzie Rodriquez
From: Recipezaar | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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John Oliver recently made the argument that the Supreme Court discussions would be more interesting if it was presented by a cast of dogs, and he was right. It may well be that dogs make everything better, because Michael Immerman's fan-made video of...
From: The Wrap | By: Jason Hughes | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite for Health shares her list of pantry staples that can help support all your weight-loss efforts. A well-stocked pantry is one of the best ways to ensure that you can enjoy healthy and delicious meals at a moment's...
From: FitSugar | By: Julie-Upton | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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In a bid to reduce its carbon footprint, Amsterdam’s main airport has enlisted the aid of 167 Tesla Model S taxi cabs Amsterdam Airport Enlists 167 Tesla Taxis was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Christopher DeMorro | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Xcel Energy has been talking a lot about solar energy this year. Advertising proclaiming the need to "Do Solar Right" was ubiquitous before the utility proposed a new solar program of 50MW of centralized power that it wants to sell the public....
From: Denver Post | By: By Rebecca Cantwell | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Google and Facebook continued to pour millions of dollars into federal political lobbying in the third quarter in attempts to influence U.S. lawmakers and have legislation written in their favor.Google spent US$3.94 million between July and September...
From: PC World | By: Martyn Williams | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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I only had to use Apple Pay a few times before I got over the novelty of paying for stuff with my phone....
From: VentureBeat | By: Devindra Hardawar | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The Girl Scouts USA has just ended its 53rd Convention amid sharply declining membership numbers, serious financial problems, cookie boycotts due to the organization’s known ties to Planned Parenthood, and now, the threat that those who want the...
From: Big Government | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Modern Cottage Retreat in Quebec Photos by  Steve Monpetit October 21, 2014A Montreal firm creates an escape for a family of four in Quebec's Laurentides. Lyne Pedneault and Stéphane Rousseau turned to Montreal's Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement...
From: Dwell | By: William Lamb | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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It simply needed to disrupt Boeing and leapfrog NASA....
From: The Atlantic | By: Tim Fernholz | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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It simply needed to disrupt Boeing and leapfrog NASA....
From: The Atlantic | By: Tim Fernholz | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Former Sen. Scott Brown, who’s running an aggressive campaign against incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), is attacking her over her support for an energy tax he says would cause energy rates to spike. “For...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Fights over rooftop solar generally focus on "net metering," but the challenge to utilities is far greater than that, and if they hope to survive, their response much be more ambitious....
From: Grist | By: David Roberts | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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When hard science isn't enough, what can be done?
From: Miller McCune | By: Paul Hiebert | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Guest Post: How we handle the Ebola crisis is just a prelude to how we face a future in which humanity is so tightly connected that local epidemics break out frequently and spread globally within hours....
From: VentureBeat | By: Vivek Wadhwa | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Central Canada has largely failed to capitalize on Alberta’s booming oil sector. That needs to change.The post Can the oil sands really be the saviour of Ontario manufacturing? appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Tamsin McMahon | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Steven Hayward
From: Power Line | By: Steven Hayward | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A new craft-beverage business in Allentown, Pennsylvania, benefits from its association with an incubator of high-tech businesses....
From: The Atlantic | By: John Tierney | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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From: FAIL Blog | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The MSNBC pundit says she'd love to "use dogs with fake paws to reenact Supreme Court oral arguments"...
From: Salon.com | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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This is going to get messy. Because everyone loves an absolutely devastating restaurant review, here are some choice bits from The Guardian's most read story this weekend — now at 550 comments and counting — in the form of Jay Rayner's Sunday Observer...
From: New York Magazine | By: Clint Rainey | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Gardens may be sleeping, but gardeners will be busy this fall and winter reading gardening books such as "21st Century Herbal" by Michael Balick and "Seven Flowers And How They Shaped Our World" by Jennifer Potter.
From: OregonLive | By: Homes & Gardens of the Northwest staff | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Bubbly drinks can be refreshing—no doubt! But the sugary kind has been linked to weight gain, an increased risk for heart disease and diabetes, as well as possible premature aging. (I was a diet soda addict for an embarassingly long time until I kicked...
From: Glamour | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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As has been previously reported, in 2009, after Democrat U.S. Senator Kay Hagan vigorously supported President Obama's $800 million-and-change stimulus package, a company co-owned by her husband, JDC Manufacturing, received $390,000 in federal grants...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A daily roundup of the most important energy, environment, and climate news from around the world.
From: Earth and Industry | By: Silvio Marcacci | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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UK-based Hivehaus, led by designer Barry Jackson recently unveiled their first modular home, also called Hivehaus, which is a modular home inspired by the hexagonal shape of the beehive. The basic unit becomes a simple, tiny home, but it can also be...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Didn't go this weekend? Here's what you missed.
From: Art Fag City | By: Corinna Kirsch | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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