Here is a collection of this weeks some of the best blogs found on the internet about sustainability, green living, green issues, and current global issues.
We like to think we’re rational, but we’re not. Your ability to make decisions is affected by a slew of factors, including your emotional state. Here’s how to use the best of those feelings to make better decisions and achieve your fitness goals.
Hey it’s Chris from DailyTekk and this is whether or not the Apple Watch is a keeper in 60 seconds. Yes, the Apple Watch tells time — duh — but it’s also designed to make tracking your health and communications quick and easy. It also runs popular apps like Wunderlist, Lark, Runtastic and Foursquare. People seem to love complaining about the Apple Watch: it’s expensive, apps run too slow and it lacks a killer feature. Plus sales have dropped dramatically. But is it really all that bad?
London’s startup scene, while smaller than Silicon Valley, is growing fast. And many of the CEOs, cofounders and VCs who work within the London startup scene are part of tech “power couples,” marriages and relationships between influential entrepreneurs.
When IKEA made a climate pledge deemed “bigger than Sweden’s,” I got pretty excited. But the Swedish furniture giant isn’t the only major corporation that is making big—nay, gigantic—financial pledges in the effort to slow climate change. From Apple’s huge commitment to clean energy and sustainable forestry to Amazon’s recent forays into large-scale wind power, we’ve seen plenty of commitments that would have been unthinkable a decade ago.
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is three months from returning to humanity the first-ever close up images and scientific observations of distant Pluto and its system of large and small moons.
“Scientific literature is filled with papers on the characteristics of Pluto and its moons from ground based and Earth orbiting space observations, but we’ve never studied Pluto up close and personal,” said John Grunsfeld, astronaut, and associate administrator of the NASA Science Mission Directorate at the agency’s Headquarters in Washington. “In an unprecedented flyby this July, our knowledge of what the Pluto systems is really like will expand exponentially and I have no doubt there will be exciting discoveries.”