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4 ways the new overtime rules may affect your paycheck

In the coming months, millions of employees around the country could learn that they will become newly eligible for overtime pay due to a change in federal rules.<p>Everyone's first assumption is that the rule change will mean bigger paychecks. But that may not be how it plays out for some or even …

Chamber of Commerce

'Holy Moly!' moths: like 'F1 on water'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A moth is fast, nimble, jittery and seemingly uncontrollable.<p>But this is no bug's life, the moth shares its name with one of the most exciting sailing boats in global regattas from Australia to the United States.<p>They are the cutting edge of sailing design, so it's no wonder moth racing has …

Sailing

What Marijuana Actually Does to Your Brain and Body

Marijuana. Pot. Weed. Whatever you call it, it’s the most popular illegal drug in the world, gaining support for legalization for both medicinal and …

How To Organize Your Marketing Department In The Digital Age

A recent article on CMO.com suggested that to be successful in the digital age, marketing departments need to organize by functional expertise rather …

Marketing

11 Energy Storage Project Developers To Watch

Competition in the young energy storage market is heating up nicely. SunEdison’s announcement today of its purchase of an energy storage startup is the latest example of that.<p>This is a good time to look at who are the other developers in this market, which is driven by a federal rule and a state …

Energy

This Power Plant In Australia Is The First Ever To Send Energy From Waves Into The Grid

Waves are reliable and powerful. But only now is the world beginning to look at their true potential as a source for renewable energy.<p>Looking off the coast of Garden Island in Western Australia, all you’ll see is the ocean. But under the waves, the world’s first grid-connected power plant is …

Renewable Energy

How To Take Your Idea From A Startup To A Movement

To build a startup, entrepreneurs need a laser focus on providing an innovative solution to a real problem. Once they achieve that initial traction, the focus needs to change for quicker growth. Most entrepreneurs dream of achieving the exponential expansion of a Google or Amazon, but few investor …

Entrepreneurship

How Scientists Plan to Spark Future Battery Breakthroughs

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Inventor Yi Cui doesn't just talk about how next-generation batteries will transform the way we live. He talks on a phone that actually uses one of those next-generation batteries.<p>Cui, an associate professor of materials science and engineering at Stanford University, developed …

Clean Energy

EROI -- A Tool To Predict The Best Energy Mix

Modern society was born a hundred and fifty years ago when coal began providing sufficient energy to make lots and lots of steel and steam, lifting ordinary citizens out of poverty and into the newly-developing middle class. Soon after, we added oil. The energy obtained from these sources was …

Energy

The Debate Over Running While High

For Ultramarathon Runners, Marijuana Has Enormous Benefits—But Is It Ethical?<p>The grueling sport of ultramarathon has fostered a mingling of two seemingly opposite camps: endurance jocks and potheads.<p>“If you can find the right level, [marijuana] takes the stress out of running,” says Avery Collins, …

Ultramarathons

Solar And Water: Abengoa's Big Bets

While renewable energy dominate the portfolio of its young yieldco, Abengoa plans to mix that up with water projects, especially as drought and population growth prompt governments to search for alternative sources of fresh water, said Santiago Seage, CEO of Abengoa Yield.<p>The yieldco currently …

Renewable Energy

​The Best Sleeping Pad For Every Camper

Believe it or not, outdoor sleeping pads can now be <i>more</i> comfortable than your bed at home. And all that comfort can come in a package smaller than …

At less than 12 feet, SCAMP boat offers big features in a tiny package

By onOctober 3, 2011 in Boats 3<p>The SCAMP's more unusual features include a water ballast tank and an offset centerboard. Photo by Debra Colvin<p>Imagine …