Bryson Solomon

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400 free online courses with credits that can count towards your degree

These days, more and more universities are offering for-credit programs via MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. What started with a small number of degree programs, such as the iMBA from the University of Illinois (Coursera) and Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science …

Online Education

The End Of An Era? How The ABC Test Could Affect Your Use Of Independent Contractors

If you’ve been following the latest news in California, you might have heard of a little thing called the ABC Test. This test is now the standard that California business owners must use if they want to prove that a worker is an independent contractor and not an employee. Otherwise, workers will be …

Employment

13 things to tweak when setting up a Windows 10 laptop

Get your new laptop set up just the way you want it. Here's a baker's dozen of settings to check or change. And when you are done here, be sure to check out the best new features of Windows 10 April 2018 Update, its hidden gems and the new privacy settings.<p>Check for updates<p>Microsoft releases a …

Why Workspace is So Critical to Employee's Success

An average person spends one-third of their life at work. Having engaging workspaces for your employee isn't just a matter of Keeping Up with Jones, human and environmental health are intrinsically linked<p>An average person spends one-third of their life at work. Work-life balance isn't just a …

The Time Has Come for Battery Net Metering

Net metering compensates solar customers for the power they contribute to the grid — but if they route the electrons through a battery, they’re out …

Solar Power

Grow Food for Chickens in Your Own Backyard

Want some fresh chicken forage for your flock? Growing chicken food is easy with a small plot, a few handfuls of perennial seed, and some welded-wire …

The Best And Worst States To Get Solar Panels For Your Rooftop

Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York aren’t the sunniest states, but they are the best at welcoming solar power.<p>How much you pay to power your home with solar panels varies widely across the U.S. Some states provide incentives, like exemptions on property taxes; others don’t. Some allow …

How to Watch Super Bowl 50 Streaming Online for Free, No Cable Required

This Sunday, cord cutters around the country will participate in the grandest tradition of the year: trying to figure out how to stream the Super …

The Devil At The Desk: Destructive Bosses

The onus is on leadership to improve employee engagement. It’s part of that magical workforce trifecta: a terrific candidate experience, a high level of workplace engagement, all resulting in retention. But what about when the leadership is toxic; when it’s more problem than solution? That’s a …

Leadership

CES 2016: Clouds over Nevada’s solar revolution

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1217000/1217863_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532594822_199de7f2f606b992063a5a55bb5b1945<p><b>Las Vegas must be a prime contender for the title of world capital of waste.</b><p>Millions come to waste their money in the casinos, and the city in …

Solar Power

This toy may spoil a huge character in 'Captain America: Civil War'

Some toy retailers may have just given away a huge twist in "Captain America: Civil War."<p>I just opened up an email announcing new comic book toys, and the first toy featured may have given away a huge plot point in the upcoming Marvel film which pits Captain America against Iron Man.<p><b>Last chance to</b> …

Marvel Universe

8 Free Online Courses For People Who Are Never Tired Of Learning

Learning new skills and knowledge is a great way to advance your career, increase your income and make sense of the world. Today, you have access to …

Project Management

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

These talks will inspire you to think differently about yourself and others.<p>Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful …

More Electric Cars From More Automakers Are Coming Because Of California

While national demand for electric vehicles hasn’t been what government leaders had hoped, California is pressing forward and forcing more companies …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

Infinity Energy INC

Does The Retirement Buckets Strategy Really Work?

Many investors have either heard or read about the retirement income strategy that uses three buckets. Each bucket represents a pot of money with a time frame for its use. The first bucket is typically designated for years 1-5, the second for years 5-15, and the third bucket for 15+ years.<p>In …

LED Solar Power Bricks

Kayak Storage

Introduction: Kayak Storage<p>Okay. I love kayaking and I have just recently purchased one. The difficulty was finding a way to store it that met …

City Testing the 2015 Volkswagen eGolf: An Electric Vehicle Without Pretense

eGolf is Volkswagen’s late entry in the electric vehicle (EV) market, a neighborhood scooter that builds upon the EV concept defined by the Nissan LEAF—except it’s engineered by clever Germans who analyzed Nissan’s steep learning curve. In the fundamentals of range, performance, curb weight, …

Modern Hippie Bus Goes Where Vintage Volkswagens Can’t

Iconic Volkswagen buses may be the original hippie mobiles, but there are a lot of things those relics of the 20th century can’t do – like go …

Solar Panels

How to Make a Homemade Pizza Oven

DIY Kit Kat Molds<p>Key Lime Pie Ice Cream<p>Easy Chocolate Ice Cream (Eggless and No Ice Cream Machine)<p>Cooking Class<p>So pizza just sits on a wire rack? You …

How to Build a Temporary Wood-fired Brick Pizza Oven With Cheap, Easy to Find Materials

Introduction: How to Build a Temporary Wood-fired Brick Pizza Oven With Cheap, Easy to Find Materials<p>About: I write for magazines, I make TV shows, …

How A Long-Term Care Event Could Affect Your Retirement Savings

Twenty years ago, Meryl Comer and her husband, Harvey, were in the prime of their lives when he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. The news was a staggering blow to their plans for the future. “He was 56. I was in my 40s. We both had good jobs. We were saving. We had portfolios. We had …

5 Common Tax Deductions People Often Skip

Tax season is upon us and with it comes the search for deductions. Deductions allow us to reduce that tax bill a little, which in turn either …

How to Build a Wood Sailboat

Introduction: How to Build a Wood Sailboat<p>I've been wanting to combine my two favorite hobbies - woodworking and sailing for a long time, so I …

Woodworking

Make It: DIY Industrial Firewood Holder

A quick trip to your local hardware store and a few basic and inexpensive materials are all you need to make your own industrial-style firewood …

How Mr. Money Mustache Retired At Age 30 And How You Can Too

His name is Pete. He lives in Longmont, Colorado. And, eight years ago, he and his wife retired at age 30.<p>He now blogs about finance and lifestyle at Mr. Money Mustache for 400,000 unique visitors a month. Because he’s anonymous, he says that his blog is now popular enough — garnering 37 million …