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Freelancing Rules? It’s 54 Million Strong

“People are increasingly building flexible careers on their own terms, based on their passions, desired lifestyle and access to a much broader pool of opportunities than ever before in history,” said Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork.

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Mario Batali, Sam Calagione Partner to Make Beer from Food Waste

Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, will launch a new Web series on Oct. 28. The first episode, featuring celebrity chef Mario Batali, will pair the offbeat brewer and “Iron Chef” alum together in Chicago to create a beer out of discarded food for the popular high-end Italian restaurant and retailer Eataly.

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Meet 5 Companies Making Sustainability Sexy

At the SXSW Eco Data + Tech competition last week, each contestant addressed a traditionally boring topic: air pollution, fire hydrants and lamp posts, river recovery, a solar garage, and dilapidated cultural sites. Are you asleep yet? These beautiful and fun projects will wake you up.

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Art: Creating a Deeper Connection

Messaging about the environment could use a more personalized approach, as these art and design concepts from SXSW Eco 2015 prove.

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Congress: TSA Needs Transgender Sensitivity

The Transportation Security Agency serves as the front-line buffer against terrorism at U.S. airports. Last week it faced yet another stiff rebuke from Congressional members for inadequate and offensive screening procedures. It’s only one of many such criticisms that the agency has received recently. Is that because the screeners aren’t doing their jobs, or because they are? And is it always the TSA’s fault?

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Wilderness in the Age of Man

In “Satellites in the High Country: Searching for the Wild in the Age of Man” Jason Mark explores the meaning of our connection to nature in the modern world.

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5 Tips to Becoming a B Corp Consultant

Here are five insider tips from a new webinar, the Secrets of B Corp Consulting, which I compiled as a member of the September 2015 cohort.

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How One U.S. Teenager is Creating Sustainable Profits

How many youth entrepreneurs do you know who can claim more than $125,000 in sales during their first two years in business, and a sustainable business to boot? Here is how he got there.