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Fruits and veggies can rot quickly because of a pesky gas called ethylene. Here are the items you should never store together.

By Anne workforce / November 9, 2019

If freshly bought bananas, melons, or greens rot quickly in your kitchen, you’re probably storing your produce incorrectly. Some fruits (and a few vegetables) emit a gas called ethylene, which breaks down chlorophyll, the chemical that keeps plants green and helps them make energy.  Some fruits and vegetables make lots of ethylene, some wither in […]

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Africa poised to lead way in global green revolution, says report

By Anne workforce / November 9, 2019

Continent is set for massive urbanisation but can avoid relying on fossil fuels, says IEA Africa is poised to lead the world’s cleanest economic revolution by using renewable energy sources to power a massive spread of urbanisation, says an IEA report. The IEA, or International Energy Agency, predicts that solar energy will play a big […]

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From aging dinosaurs to failed startups, these are 13 of the biggest tech companies that went under in the 2010s

By Anne workforce / November 8, 2019

The 2010s saw booming growth across the tech industry, but some companies didn’t survive the decade. Many of the companies that went under in the past decade were aging dinosaurs that couldn’t adjust to changes brought about by new technology. Other high-profile casualties included startups who raised hundreds of millions in venture capital before ultimately […]

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Pollutionwatch: Africa increases its reliance on fossil fuels

By Anne workforce / November 8, 2019

Continent is embarking on a huge expansion of power stations, most of which will burn coal Last week the UN secretary general, António Guterres, called for an end to new coal-fired power plants. Many European countries including the UK and Germany are decreasing their dependence on coal, but this is not the case everywhere. Across […]

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Ford reveals 6 custom-modified trucks as part of a collection of 50 vehicles going on display at SEMA

By Anne workforce / November 8, 2019

Ford Ford has revealed some of its upgraded trucks that will be on display at the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show (SEMA) on November 5-8. Most of the upgrades are geared toward outdoorsy people, with the exception of the Tjin Edition Ford Ranger, which was lowered to a “street-ready stance.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]

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Elon Musk called the lawyer who interviewed him for a Tesla shareholder lawsuit ‘a bad human being’ and other insults during a bizarre deposition (TSLA)

By Anne workforce / October 30, 2019

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Tesla CEO Elon Musk repeatedly expressed his frustration with a lawyer interviewing him during a June 1 deposition, calling him “a shameful person” and other insults. “You seem like a very, very bad person. Just a bad human being,” Musk said. “And I hope you come to regret your actions in the […]

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Research suggests that boys have a comparative advantage in math because they’re worse at reading than girls

By Anne workforce / October 29, 2019

REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko Alex Tabarrok is the Bartley J. Madden chair in economics and an economics professor at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He’s been writing on the research and economics of gender imbalances in different fields.  Notably, he writes, boys have a “comparative advantage” in math because they are generally worse at reading […]

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