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USDA: Meat Eating > Environmental Protection

World-wide, meat production is responsible for more greenhouse gases than our entire transport infrastructure. A national approach to reducing meat consumption could have a huge effect. ”Consistent evidence indicates that, in general, a dietary pattern that is higher in plant-based foods, such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds, and lower in animal-based foods is more…

Scientists Discover The Oldest, Largest Body Of Water In Existence–In Space

Turns out water is more common than we thought, amazing how quickly our scientific understanding of the universe continues to expand at a such a rate. But it was only 40 years ago, in 1969, that scientists first confirmed that water existed anywhere besides Earth. Source: Scientists Discover The Oldest, Largest Body Of Water In…

Quantum weirdness is everywhere in life – Johnjoe McFadden – Aeon

Science is finding more and more that processes fundamental to life seem to rely on quantum effects, fascinating stuff! As Schrödinger predicted, life navigates a narrow stream between the classical and quantum worlds: the quantum edge. Source: Quantum weirdness is everywhere in life – Johnjoe McFadden – Aeon

WordCamp Europe Seville – Remote Work, Open Source, and Motivation

I recently spoke at WordCamp Europe in Seville on the inherent motivation that the distributed model promotes, here’s the official summary: Our traditional understanding of motivation is broken. Thankfully the science is now clear. We’ll explore how a culture which embraces Open Source and remote work promotes the real drivers of motivation and ultimately leads…