Dustin Miller

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20 Things We Wish Someone Had Told Us At Graduation

So we decided to ask our editorial and senior staff here at Business Insider, "What do you wish someone had told you at graduation?"<p>Our colleagues had a lot to say, from how important it is to take care of your finances to not worrying about the first five years after graduation (you read that …

The Founding Fathers snubbed their noses at the British AND the Grammar Nazis

The Founding Fathers snubbed their noses at the British AND the Grammar Nazis.

Causing nationwide riots is one way to sear your brand into consumer consciousness

<b>#5. Pepsi Tells Half of the Philippines That They’ve Struck It Rich, Riots Ensue</b><p>Filipinos were encouraged to [purchase] shit-tons of Pepsi in hopes of finding a bottle cap with the winning three-digit code. One lucky winner would receive 1 million pesos (about $40,000 U.S.).<br>…<br>So how could such a successful marketing campaign backfire, you ask? Well, certain numbers were not to be selected as the winner; specifically, the number 349, seeing as how it happened to be printed on <i>800,000 bottle caps</i>. …

A&F Would Rather Destroy Its Clothes Than Donate Them to the Homeless

If you thought Abercrombie & Fitch couldn’t get more offensive, you’d be wrong, oh so wrong. After CEO Mike Jeffries drew fire last week for …

Homelessness

Matt Rutherford's Mission to Make Ocean Research Affordable

In 2012, Matt Rutherford became the first person to solo circumnavigate North and South America. He completed the non-stop 27,000 mile journey in 10 months in a tiny, old sailboat.<p>During the course of his epic journey, the then 31-year-old capsized in the Arctic battling waves, avoided being …

From Costa Rica to Massachusetts, Changing Our Habits to Help the Environment

By Emily Mitchell, <i>Student at The Bromfield School, Harvard, Mass.</i><p>In April, thirty students from The Bromfield School in Harvard, Mass. donned their hiking sneakers and incognito clothing, and on the coast of Tortuguero, Costa Rica, started on a quest. Led by biologists from the Sea Turtle …

Wind Power In 100 Countries (Thanks, Iceland!)

It was Iceland, which pretty much runs on hydro and geothermal power, that brought wind power to an impressive new level of global deployment in 2012.<p>…

INLET Gives Outlets A Much-Needed 21st Century Makeover

Did you know that the electrical outlet you use to charge your smartphone is virtually identical to the one Frank Sinatra’s parents used to power …

Chris Christie Denies Climate Change Has Anything To Do With Hurricane Sandy

Yesterday, Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) rejected the notion that Hurricane Sandy’s damage was worsened by climate change.<p>At a ceremonial event to …

Infographic: Where Are All Our Carbon Emissions Being Stored?

Last week the world reached a grim milestone: Levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide passed 400 parts per million for the first time in human history. …

Carbon Emissions

OsmoBlue Discovers a New Way to Turn Waste Heat into Electricity

The heat emitted from waste incinerators, refineries, and data processors could soon become much more useful, thanks to a discovery by the startup …

BLM’s New Draft Fracking Rules Give Industry a Free Pass, But Were They Written By ExxonMobil?

<i>DeSmogBlog</i> <i>notes</i> <i>that the Bureau of Land Management’s recently-released rules governing fracking on federal lands “will adopt the American Legislative</i> …

5 Fatal Flaws in President Obama's New Fracking Regulations

They're popping up all over America's public lands, bringing toxic chemicals and dangerous pollution to beautiful wild areas and nearby farms and communities. Fracking rigs have spread like poisonous mushrooms across land managed by the federal government, which leases millions of acres a year to …

Four 70s-Inspired Albums That Dare to Be Mellow, from Christopher Owens, Iron & Wine, Kurt Vile, and Villagers

There’s been a boomlet this winter and spring in new albums from young musicians who have audibly been steeping themselves in 70s-vintage singer-songwriters and “soft rock” acts. This is a somewhat heretical notion because, according to the thumbnail critical history of rock, handed down from</i> …

Why won’t Bitcoin die?

I attended the first Bitcoin World Conference and Expo, held in a second-floor meeting room in a midtown Manhattan hotel, on a Saturday in August 2011. The virtual currency was powering an alternative economy worth around $81 million USD. Roughly 75 attendees, mostly long-haired programmers and …