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I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine
Gizmodo.com

I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic. Read more... more…

Ebola outbreak in five graphics
BBC News

The World Health Organization declares the latest Ebola outbreak a regional emergency in central Africa. more…

Tilray shares in lock-up - Business News - Castanet.net
Castanet.net

Tilray shares in lock-up - Business News Castanet.net Tilray Inc. has signed a deal that puts limits on how and when its largest shareholder may sell its stake in the cannabis company. View full coverage on Google News more…

We have the tech to suck CO2 from the air–but can it suck enough to make a difference?
Fastcompany.com

Carbon capture technology–which helps fight climate change by removing emissions that are already in the air–could be a key part of the climate solution, if it grows fast enough and doesn’t just become an excuse to emit more. In a field on the outskirts of Hu… more…

USA Today

California woman to be first ever to lead Army infantry division, Utah mom rejects secrecy around intersex children, and more more…

Black Hills yaks, serious senioritis on campus, Pony Express: News from around our 50 states
USA Today

Tennessee man’s talk with tiny son an instant classic, White House fence about to get a lot taller in D.C., and more more…

5 Ideas for Using Rustic Lighting in the Backyard
Freshome.com

Rustic chic accents were practically made for the backyard, as their bucolic feel fits well with a natural setting. And if you want to add some instant rustic ambiance and class to your backyard, the fastest way to do it is to add outdoor rustic lighting usin… more…

Laura Yeager is Making History as the First Woman to Lead a U.S. Army Infantry Division
Mentalfloss.com

Brigadier General Laura Yeager will become the first woman to lead the California National Guard's 40th Infantry Division in its century-long history. more…

New study shows legacy of DDT to lake ecosystems
Phys.org

New findings of a multi-university research team show the pesticide DDT persists in remote lakes at concerning levels half a century after it was banned, affecting key aquatic species and potentially entire lake food webs. more…

Big brands break pledge to not destroy forests: report
Phys.org

A rainforest area the size of Spain will have been destroyed by firms growing consumer staples like palm oil in the decade to 2020—industry's self-imposed deadline to end deforestation, Greenpeace said Tuesday. more…

Stop trying to invent the next Facebook or Amazon
Jotform.com

The story of Zoom founder Eric S. Yuan is an entrepreneurial fable that proves even the most crowded markets are never truly full. Before launching his online conferencing and collaboration product, Zoom’s Yuan ran engineering for Cisco’s WebEx. He expanded t… more…

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NWBI) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
Fool.com

NWBI earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019. more…

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools
The New York Times

Anti-vaccine fervor on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinated against measles and other diseases. more…

2:00PM Water Cooler 6/13/2019
Nakedcapitalism.com

Today's Water Cooler: Biden, Sanders on democratic socialism, Warren, Democrat debates, UAW in Chattanooga, jobless claims, import and export, rail, ports, Amazon and Whole Foods, Uber flying taxis, Jevons Paradox, food forests, orphan counties, meritocracy, … more…

Love isn’t what it was
Aeon.co

In a strangely unremarked-upon twist, Disney films have taken to subverting romance and rethinking the happy-ever-afters more…

Inside The Newly Renovated Mandarin Oriental Hotel In London
Forbes.com

Sir Winston Churchill allegedly once offered a staff member a cigar in exchange for an early breakfast at the Mandarin Oriental. In the 1930s, the Queen and Princess Margaret learned to dance in the hotel’s ballroom. And you can hear Household Cavalry horses … more…

Inside The New Vintry & Mercer Hotel: London's Latest City Hideaway
Forbes.com

Vintry & Mercer is a new boutique hotel in the City of London. A look behind the scenes reveals an aesthetic inspired by ancient London married with a forward-thinking approach to hospitality. more…

New Ways The Beauty Industry Is Testing Sustainable Practices
Forbes.com

With waste production at an all-time high for cosmetics, beauty brands are looking for new ways to tackle sustainable products and packaging. more…

Retail Giant Target Unmasks Its Blockchain Framework Aimed At Supply Chain
Forbes.com

Target has been quietly working towards building up a strong network of blockchain supply chain solutions through Hyperledger Grid project. They are now looking to expand their own blockchain-powered solution and hire a developer to help. more…

Do Female Entrepreneurs Approach Risk-Taking In Business Differently?
Forbes.com

Girls take less risks than boys. Women take less risks than men. Is this why there are twice as many male entrepreneurs in the UK than female entrepreneurs? And of the women who do set up their own businesses, do they have a different attitude to risk? more…