Casey Howard

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10 Life-Changing Questions to Ask Yourself Today

Be honest with yourself about the directions you're taking in this world.<p>Happiness, life satisfaction and the daily habits of the most successful people are topics which researchers love to study. And what they consistently find is that individuals who reach the end of their lives feeling …

Happiness

Governor Declares State of Emergency to Save Louisiana Coast

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency Wednesday for coastal Louisiana to highlight the state's need for more federal funding …

Stress Kills! 5 Ways to Keep Your Stress Levels Low.

The ability to manage stress is what sets apart successful entrepreneurs from not-so-successful ones. Just ask Bill Gates and Richard Branson.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been known to skip a few meals, dump four shots of espresso into one cup and even …

Bill Gates

Inspired by Nature: Scientists Find Groundbreaking Solution for Solar Storage

One of the most common pitfalls of solar energy is storing it. On sunny days there is typically an excess of energy, which is lost if not captured. …

Clean Energy

Google gets go-ahead to break ground on new, futuristic HQ

Google is readying its own new futuristic campus in Silicon Valley.<p>The tech giant can now break ground on its new headquarters after city officials in Mountain View, California, unanimously approved the project Tuesday.<p>Construction could begin on "Charleston East" as early as next month. The …

Café

5 Mental Biases That Are Keeping You Poor

Keys to overcoming these roadblocks to wealth.<p>Our brains are not naturally wired to make the kinds of decisions that lead to long-term financial …

Personal Finance

Here’s How to Use Lightroom to Eliminate Ugly Fringing Effects in Landscape Photos (VIDEO)

Most photographers prefer to spend more time behind the camera and less time sitting at their computer, and it’s easy for all of us to get a bit lazy …

Tutorials

3 Ways You Are Pissing Off Your Employees (And What to Do About It)

According to this study of 482 executives, professionals, and managers, they are working an average day of 13.5 hours and blaming YOU! Here's why...<p>An international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On, Never Done?</i>, which surveyed professionals, executives and managers in …

Employment

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Self-improvement

America’s hidden water affordability crisis

<i>This story was originally published by Fusion and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>When Elizabeth Mack wondered about a …

Most Buzzed Designs of February 2017

Below you’ll find the most popular designs we’ve tracked over the last 30 days – an overview of designs you shouldn’t have missed in February …

Evacuations ordered over concerns at California dam system

<b>(CNN) —</b> At least 188,000 people have evacuated from several Northern California counties after damage to a spillway at the Oroville Dam.<p>The dam, which is the nation's tallest, remains intact. But the emergency spillway, which guards against the overflow of the dam when water levels are high, was …

Weather

A startup founder worth $15 million explains why entrepreneurs should think like farmers, not suits

My path to becoming a tech startup founder with more than $15 million in funding hasn’t been conventional. My formative years were spent living and working on my family’s farm in Gladbrook, Iowa, a town with a population of around 1,000. I didn’t attend college on either coast, develop a knack for …

Entrepreneurship

16 Daily Habits That Will Instantly Make You a Happier Person

Motivation is what gets you started, good habits keep you going<p>If you want to improve your life, and you want to improve it right now!<p>You have to to be to develop good habits.<p>These good habits need to be positive, accumulative and directive.<p>Change rarely comes without extensive effort over time, …

Self-improvement

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The nutritional needs of succulents are similar to those of cacti, but succulents can generally tolerate more water and a lower pH than cacti. Most succulents can thrive in the same soil as the rest of your garden plants, so long as the soil is well drained, but when growing them in pots, it's …

Gardening

These Stunning Aerial Images Show Why Drones Are Serious Tools for Serious Photographers

Over the past few years drones have rapidly evolved from high-tech novelties with limited appeal, to serious tools for photographers looking for a …

8 Sex Habits Of Incredibly Happy Couples

Escalate your bond to a whole new level<p>Sex is to a happy relationship what butter is to a lobster feast: Totally and completely necessary. “It’s something you do with your partner that most people don’t do with anyone else, so it sets the relationship apart and makes it special,” says clinical …

The Pursuit Of Meaning, Not Happiness Is What Makes Life Incredibly Better

<i>“You don’t become happy by pursuing happiness. You become happy by living a life that means something, says Harold S. Kushner</i><p>If you are feeling unmotivated, unsure of yourself, aimless, or can’t lose yourself into your present work, you’re not alone — many people are in the same boat.<p>Tom Path, …

Illuminating Landscapes: Jess Findlay Has a Light Touch with Nature Photography

For Jess Findlay, outdoor photography was a natural. Growing up in British Columbia (BC), Canada, surrounded by lush landscapes, enthralling …

21 Little Ways To Be Happier In 2017

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13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

<i>”Somebody once told me the definition of hell: On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have</i> …

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

Solar-powered Farm From a Box is a compact farm kit that feeds 150 people

Two acres of land is enough to farm a sustainable food supply for as many as 150 people, and now a San Francisco startup is making it even easier to …

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Top 19 geovisualization tools, APIs and libraries that will let you create beautiful web maps

Creating a good web map is not an easy task but over the years we’ve seen plenty of amazing geovisualization examples. Almost all of them have been …

DiCaprio’s Environmental Documentary Needed to be More Radical

Leonardo DiCaprio’s documentary is terrifying… but is it as terrifying as it should be?<p><b>Leonardo DiCaprio’s new climate change documentary, Before the</b> …

Mimicking nature turns sewage into biocrude oil in minutes

Biofuels are often touted as an alternative to fossil fuels, but many depend on raw materials that would quickly become scarce if production were …

Wastewater

Here's one effective solution to climate change: Put a price on carbon.

<b>#PutAPriceOnIt is a new movement to raise awareness and support for carbon pricing as a climate solution.</b><p>Solar panels, wind turbines, LED lights, …

Putting Cities’ Abandoned Spaces To Work—Fighting Climate Change

Local Code takes thousands of underused urban spaces and optimizes them to fight flooding, heat, and extreme weather.<p>City infrastructure–like sewer pipes, for instance–are built to accommodate a certain number of people, and withstand a certain amount of bad weather. But with climate change …

Urbanism