Dawn Manoly

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The answer to America's power needs: Solar roads

In years to come we could all be driving on glass roads.<p>You think that sounds ridiculous? Well, think about it like this: A nation of drivers, the …

Modern Public Finance

2017 Deal of the Year Winner, Most Innovative Non-Traditional Financing<p>A case study in Cambridge, MA.<p>Neighborly's mission is to democratize access to …

A firefighter from North Carolina is writing apps for Google Glass to make his job safer

Google Glass is still a technology very much in its infancy, looking for the specific utilities and features that'll make it useful to a broader market than the developers and enthusiasts who are currently experimenting with the device. One of those developers is Patrick Jackson of Rocky Mount, …

Moving Forward, or at Least Trying to, With Uncertainty After Cancer

A few weeks ago I went to see Pearl Jam. They are my favorite band, they were playing in my hometown of Vancouver, and I knew it would take a lot for me to miss this one. The band delivered, they played for hours, and it was quite honestly the best show I have ever seen. They played so many of my …

Cancer

These 11 popular sodas tested positive for a potential carcinogen.

It’s The Patient, Stupid! – PM360

The human condition loves metaphor, a manner of voicing something in the moment to rationalize the assertion of knowledge and leadership. Truth be …

It Is Expensive to Be Poor

Minimum-wage jobs are physically demanding, have unpredictable schedules, and pay so meagerly that workers can't save up enough to move on.<p>Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson made a move that was unprecedented at the time and remains unmatched by succeeding administrations. He announced a …

The higher purpose of doodling

<i>Is the employee who DOODLES at office meetings a goof-off who's neglecting his or her responsibilities? Or is he or she actually exercising something</i> …

Doodling Your Way to a More Mindful Life

Doodling, according Sunni Brown, author of <i>The Doodle Revolution: Unlock the Power to Think Differently</i>, claims doodling has gotten a bad rap. In her …

Creativity

Meet Njathi Kabui

Chef Njathi Kabui spends a lot of time thinking about his native Kenya while he tends to his Apex, NC garden. Kabui spent much of his childhood …

Arts Therapy Has Benefits in Cancer

Action Points<p>Note that this systematic review of the literature revealed an association between creative arts therapies and improved quality of life …

a non-profit organization creating and installing original, appropriate ceiling art for the healing comfort of patients in adult cancer treatment centers.

Prayers in Painttm<p>to Comfort Cancer Patients in Treatment<p>Battling cancer requires strength, positive focus, and the loving support of others in the …

The healing power of art

Students at Neuse Charter are helping cancer patients through art.<p>In Healing Ceilings, a project launched last year, artists paint ceiling tiles that …

Power of One- The Bobby MacGuffie Story

Time traveling photographer adds herself into her childhood pictures

Genius. Photographer Chino Otsuka has discovered the art of time travel. Instead of exploiting a whole in the Space-time continuum to time travel, …

Finally, an Alternative to the Much-Hated QR Code

Marketers have been trying to make print and outdoor ads interactive for years, but despite their efforts, consumers are largely rejecting QR Codes. …

Strap This Wind Turbine To Your Electric Car To Stay Juiced in Park

Electricity-generating windmills churn out free energy as long as the wind is blowing. So strapping one to the roof of your car where there's always …

Art as Therapy

There is widespread agreement that art is ‘very important’ – but it can be remarkably hard to say quite why. Yet if art is to enjoy its privileges, …

Healing Ceilings offers an artistic view for cancer patients

Sue Scoggins� ostrich is a prayer.<p>Sue Scoggins� ostrich is a prayer.<p>A prayer of healing. A prayer for laughter. A prayer to forget about your …

I got 99 problems ... palsy is just one

"I have cerebral palsy. I shake all the time," Maysoon Zayid announces at the beginning of this exhilarating, hilarious talk. (Really, it's …