”Självbedrägerierna är farligare än aprilskämten” Even If We Cut All Energy And Transportation Emissions, The Meat And Dairy Will Kill Us. There are few things more uncomfortable than refusing to eat the brisket your grandmother spent 12 hours slow-cooking overnight.
But we’re going to have to get over that discomfort fairly soon. And our grandmothers might need to change up the recipe. A new study shows that if we don’t cut down on meat and dairy consumption in the present, global temperatures could spin out of control. In 2010, nearly 200 governments agreed to work towards limiting global greenhouse gas emissions so that temperatures would not rise more than 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit). The consensus was that anything above this kind of temperature increase would wreak significant havoc--though since, scientists have shown that even two degrees would have much higher environmental and social costs than previously thought. The researchers broke down the data into five different climate change scenarios for the global agricultural sector. Welcome - Little Free Library. Health - The best stats you've ever seen.
Even the most worldly and well-traveled among us will have their perspectives shifted by Hans Rosling.
A professor of global health at Sweden's Karolinska Institute, his current work focuses on dispelling common myths about the so-called developing world, which (he points out) is no longer worlds away from the West. In fact, most of the Third World is on the same trajectory toward health and prosperity, and many countries are moving twice as fast as the west did. What sets Rosling apart isn't just his apt observations of broad social and economic trends, but the stunning way he presents them. Guaranteed: You've never seen data presented like this. By any logic, a presentation that tracks global health and poverty trends should be, in a word: boring. TEDxCanberra - Ash Donaldson - Cognitive dissonance. Lifehacker. Share food instead of throwing it away - foodsharing Deutschland.
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How AirBnb and Uber could be the next eBay and Amazon. (Update: Weeks after I wrote this post, Google invested over $250 million into Uber.
Google has Shopping Express delivery, self-driving cars, a social network that may categorize things you own, this is in general alignment with the following thesis) Collaborative Economy startups like Airbnb and Uber will play a major role in changing the economic culture if they continue at their current growth rate. Airbnb could be the next eBay, and Uber could be the next Amazon.
You’re probably familiar with the global news about Airbnb and Uber. On July 20th, Tom Friedman featured Airbnb in his column in the New York Times. Homeless Coder. 31de871242ed067c1c5d6da41792a940 (485×1609) FUCKING HOMEPAGE - Useful Websites. Here is a list of websites we have featured in the past that might come in handy.
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I was 30 years old, had no children to raise, no debts to pay, no philanthropic goal in mind. I wanted more money for exactly the same reason an alcoholic needs another drink: I was addicted. Eight years earlier, I’d walked onto the trading floor at Credit Suisse First Boston to begin my summer internship. I already knew I wanted to be rich, but when I started out I had a different idea about what wealth meant.
I’d learned about the importance of being rich from my dad. Dad believed money would solve all his problems. IT was a miracle I’d made it to Wall Street at all.
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The Pace of Productivity and How to Master Your Creative Routine. By Maria Popova “When you work regularly, inspiration strikes regularly.”
We seem to have a strange but all too human cultural fixation on the daily routines and daily rituals of famous creators, from Vonnegut to Burroughs to Darwin — as if a glimpse of their day-to-day would somehow magically infuse ours with equal potency, or replicating it would allow us to replicate their genius in turn. And though much of this is mere cultural voyeurism, there is something to be said for the value of a well-engineered daily routine to anchor the creative process.