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- Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has approved a law making his state the first to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains
ABC News. Tuesday, 21 May 2019.
- Celebrity chef Bobby Flay isn't buying into the meatless burger craze, yet
The cost of the newest alternative meat products, so far, is a tiny bit prohibitive for my fast-casual restaurants, says restaurateur Bobby Flay.
CNBC. Tuesday, 21 May 2019.
- Cement as a climate killer: Using industrial waste to produce carbon neutral alternatives
Producing cement takes a big toll on our climate: Around eight per cent of annual global carbon dioxide emissions can be attributed to this process. ...
Science Daily. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Crazy commutes: Employing alternative methods to beat traffic
Tommy Lutz's 12-mile commute from his home in New Jersey to the Manhattan offices of Google is accomplished by a foldable bicycle and then, once he hits the Hudson River, a foldable boat
CBS News. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Privacy concerns raised about upcoming Client-Hints web standard
Brave devs warn about new alternative user fingerprinting method being rolled out with Chromium-based browsers.
ZDNet. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Eat dirt, Uber: Beyond Meat most successful IPO of 2019 thus far
The alternative meat startup's stock price has soared nearly 250% to $87 per share since it went public on May 2
CBS News. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Omega lambs and fitbit cows: New Zealand responds to alternative protein threat
At Dave Harper's family farm in New Zealand's scenic Canterbury region, a painstakingly bred flock of lambs is grazing, not on grass, but on a field of herbs selected to unlock healthy omega-3 fatty acids in the animals' meat.
Reuters. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Faced with tariffs, US companies must weigh alternatives
Small businesses faced with higher tariffs on Chinese imports are forced to determine the best way to mitigate the damage to their profits after duties rose to 25% from 10% last Friday
ABC News. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- It's Time To Provide Alternative Strategies For Sexual Harassment Victims
It's no secret that most sexual harassment goes unreported. Yet employers continue to insist that formal reporting is the best (and only) option for victims. Those who are uncomfortable reporting are left with no alternative. ...
Forbes. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Buy 3 Alternative Mutual Funds to Counter Market Volatility
The current economic scenario might be apt for alternative investments.
Zacks. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Citing Greta Thunberg, Merkel Backs Decarbonization By 2050
The German Chancellor has joined eight other EU leaders in tentatively backing the emissions reduction plan, as the far-right Alternative for Germany party attacks the teenage activist.
Forbes. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- 10 best cheap phones: $400 (or much less) buys an iPhone, Pixel, or Galaxy alternative
In the past, low-cost smartphones offered terrible performance, were never updated, and it was tough to recommend them. ...
ZDNet. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- James Vowell, founder of alternative newspaper the Los Angeles Reader, dies at 76
Veteran newspaper executive and editor James Edward Vowell, who started the 1970s alternative publication the Los Angeles Reader with a stable of soon-to-be-notable writers, has died after a long struggle with dementia. He was 76. ...
Los Angeles Times. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- Apple's new Powerbeats Pro headphones are better than AirPods
The Powerbeats Pro are a great alternative to AirPods, but they cost $250, and the charging case is really bulky.
CNBC. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- Swindon Honda closure 'a body blow', says Unite
Honda said "no viable alternative" to the Swindon plant closure had been found during consultation.
BBC News. Monday, 13 May 2019.
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