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Five ways to manage student loans and credit card debt

Debt can be stressful, and the combination of student loans and credit card debt even more so. Here are five ways to manage debt and alleviate any …

2 Reasons Solar Stocks Are Smart Investments

Image source: SunPower.<p>It's been a rough few years for most solar stocks. The industry has seen the biggest renewable energy developer, <b>SunEdison</b>, go bankrupt, the former largest module manufacturer,<b>Yingli Green Energy</b>, can't pay its debts, and the yieldco market that was supposed to provide …

Five Essential Books on Art History

Hannah Rothschild, the writer, filmmaker and chair of London’s National Gallery’s Board of Trustees, on the best books to begin, or continue, an art history education<p>Hannah Rothschild, the chair of London’s National Gallery’s Board of Trustees who recently picked up a shortlist nod for the Baileys …

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The New Science of Afterlife Research and Its Benefits to Society

One of the most revolutionary ideas ever conceived is that we are more than our bodies and that our true home lies beyond our physical planet. This idea, that we are or have souls that do not die at death, is found in all the earth's religions. Under attack since the Enlightenment, it is reemerging …

Faster Than Light! Incredible Illusion Makes Images 'Time Travel'

Using a weird phenomenon in which particles of light seem to travel at faster-than-light speeds, scientists have shown that waves of light can seem …

4 Men with 4 Very Different Incomes Open Up About the Lives They Can Afford

From a father on the poverty line to a CEO millionaire.<p><b>The median household income in America is $53,657.</b> Politicians draw $250,000 as the line between the middle and upper classes. And the true starting point of real wealth remains a cool $1,000,000. We asked four more or less typical men, each of …

Solar panels that also use rain for power could change the world forever - Pocket-lint

Solar power is fast becoming a more energy efficient green power conversion source, but mainly in sunny places. A breakthrough with graphene could …

Sam Hinkie Resigns as 76ers GM: Takeaways from Former Exec's Resignation Letter

Sam Hinkie stepped down as general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday evening, according to an official statement from the team, and the sprawling 13-page resignation letter he sent to the club's investors became public shortly thereafter.<p>The letter—which exceeds 7,000 words in total and …

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Researchers use sunlight to produce chemicals and energy

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered a natural process they describe as "reverse photosynthesis," by which the energy in solar …

NASA's Made 2.95 Million Amazing Images of Earth's Thermal Emissions Public

Since 1999, NASA’s Terra spacecraft has been capturing amazing images of thermal emissions and radiation across the surface of the planet for Japan’s …

Could Depression Be an Allergic Reaction?

Most people are still locked into the theory that depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain — a shortage of feel-good …

Renewables are useless: The Evidence is Overwhelming

<b>Guest essay by Eric Worrall</b><p>Al Gore has a problem. He seems to want people to believe that only climate skeptics oppose renewables. The truth is, a …

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