• China plans to build $3 billion-worth of solar farms shaped like giant pandas

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    In 2015, Ada Li Yan-tung, who was 15 years old at the time, came up with a novel idea to get more young people in China interested in renewable energy: Build a massive solar-energy farm that resembles a panda.
    A year later, the United Nations Development Program and solar megadeveloper Panda Green Energy Group teamed up with Yan-tung to realize her vision.
    In 2017, the groups built a 248-acre solar power plant in Daton, China, that looks from above like two smiling pandas. Now the UN, Panda Green Energy, and the Chinese government are on a mission to build 99 more similar solar farms...
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  • I'm a 35-year-old working dad with 3 months to get in the best shape of my life - here's how I plan to do it

    I'm a 35-year-old working dad with 3 months to get in the best shape of my life - here's how I plan to do it

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Running 40 kilometers is hard for anyone, especially a 35-year-old working dad who's used to running a few times a week.
    In late August, I'll be running a 40K trail run through the Swiss and French Alps with over 7,500 feet of elevation gain.
    I need to get in mountain marathon shape while balancing work, raising two kids, and about a thousand other things.
    Here's how I'm going to do it.
    I've always been athletic, from grade school soccer to high school wrestling to summer hikes, but I never got into a consistent adult fitness regimen until shortly before my 27th birthday.
    I began running...
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