Brian Howard

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Milanote is the Evernote for creatives

The late Steve Jobs once said:<p>Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences …

Unexpected & Utterly Gorgeous Tile & Grout Combos

Grout lines aren't exactly known for being fun and beautiful—mostly, they just inspire dread when you pull out an old toothbrush to scrub them clean. …

Home Depot

16 pictures of beautifully designed small kitchens

You may think your décor has to be boring and ugly because your kitchen is small, but this homify feature includes 16 sensational, modern ideas to …

5 Main Reasons Banks Turn Down Small-Business Owners for Loans

It was never easy for smaller businesses to get loans when they needed them most and it has only gotten harder since the recession.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You were counting on that small business loan to help your business grow, but the bank said "no." If it …

The City Of Las Vegas Is Now Powered Entirely By Renewable Energy

Las Vegas just became the largest U.S. city to rely solely on green energy to power its municipal facilities.<p>All Las Vegas city facilities ― from government buildings to streetlights ― are now running entirely on renewable energy, city officials have announced.<p>“We can brag that the city, this city …

Renewable Energy

Disposing of waste responsibly isn't that hard

As you make room for the new, be sure the old goes to the right place.<p>My oldest son has decided to go to community college next year. It's a smart …

Sustainability

California's climate fight could be painful — especially on job and income growth

Californians are likely to pay more for gasoline, electricity, food and new homes — and to feel their lives jolted in myriad other ways — because their state broadly expanded its war on climate change this summer.<p>The ambitious new goals will require complex regulations on an unprecedented scale, …

Climate

Light and Space Issues Solved with this Innovative Glass Atrium

Steffen Welsch Architects took <b>Parkville Connect House</b> in Melbourne, Australia as an opportunity to think creatively about a common problem. Their …

7 Foods That Weaken Bones

When it comes to building strong bones, there are two key nutrients: calcium and vitamin D. Calcium supports your bones and teeth structure, while …

Wellness

11 clever ways to store your clothes

On the face of it, storing clothes doesn't seem like a big chore, but when you're short on space it suddenly becomes a much bigger issue. Not any …

Phone Charging Tech Creates Energy From Movement

We rely on our cell phones to get through the day. These handheld mini-computers keep us connected, but they also keep us tethered. While portable …

Lexus' insane LED-covered car, and more in the week that was

Transportation startup Lucid Motors is working on an electric car to rival the Tesla Model S, and it just announced plans to build a $700 million manufacturing facility to bring it to fruition. Meanwhile, Lexus unveiled a mind-blowing car covered with 41,999 LEDs that can change colors at a whim. …

A Tough Reality Most Entrepreneurs Don’t Understand

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Are You Ready to Drive on Solar Panel Roadways?

By Bruce Lieberman<p>Anyone who's taken a road trip knows how intensely the sun can beat down on the roadway. Could all those rays be converted to solar …