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Double your home Internet speed and save $120 a year at the same time

If there’s one thing that every single home internet subscriber in the US has in common, it’s this: we pay too much for home internet service, and we …

The lowdown on new low-down-payment mortgage programs

Potential home buyers who can't quite pony up the traditional 20% down payment have often had FHA loans as an alternative. But some lenders are shying away from these loans for legal and regulatory reasons.<p>Over the last few months, those same lenders have begun filling the gap with their own …

Real Estate

Obama is Helping Homeowners go Solar

The White House recently announced a package of Solar incentives specifically for lower income homeowners<p>There is no question that adoption of home …

Endothelial Dysfunction and High Blood Pressure Treatment

Years ago at a lecture, the speaker asked attendants "What Exactly is High Blood Pressure?" Each physician in the audience gave an answer by defining …

4 Foods That Can Naturally Lower Your Cholesterol

And the best ways to slip them into your everyday diet<p>Certain foods have been linked to a decrease in heart disease by lowering your LDL (“bad”) cholesterol.<p>Here are four of my favorite cholesterol-fighting foods. If your blood pressure levels are pre-hypertensive (120/80 millimeters of mercury), I …

Tens Of Thousands Of People Can Cancel Their Student Loans, But Don't Know It

The government has struggled to get the word out to former students whose federal loans can be written off.<p>When Rina Orlando was told last month that the Department of Education would forgive her tens of thousands of dollars of student loans, racked up at a disgraced for-profit college that has …

SolarCity Raises $345 Million to Make Solar Power a Viable Alternative Energy

SolarCity

The Great Electric Bus Takeover Has Begun

<b>Published on</b> May 17th, 2016 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>32<p>The Great Electric Bus Takeover Has Begun (CleanTechnica Exclusive Interview)<p>May 17th, 2016 by <b>Tina …

Transportation

Aggressive rooftop solar proposal clears key legal hurdle

One of the nation's most aggressive rooftop solar initiatives has cleared a critical hurdle.<p>The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday approved a ballot initiative that would deregulate a growing sector of the electricity industry in that state.<p>The proposed ballot initiative by Floridians for Solar …

Meet the electric bus that could push every other polluting bus off the road

<i>By Adele Peters</i><p><i>This article originally appeared on Fast Company and is reprinted with permission.</i><p>Electric cars might be sexier. But Ryan Popple, who was an early employee at Tesla, is now convinced that electric buses are more interesting.<p>Gallery: Meet the electric bus that could push every other …

Transportation

The Air Force will have combat lasers on its war planes by 2020

The Army has its HEL-MD (not to mention is working on GI Joe-style rifles and minesweepers); the Navy put a battleship-mounted railgun aboard the USS Ponce; and within the next five years, the Air Force expects to have laser weapons of its very own. These armaments, dubbed directed-energy weapons …

AES Dominicana Plans LNG Bunkering for Caribbean and Latin America

AES Dominicana, an affiliate of AES Corporation and provider of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)-powered electricity generation in the Dominican Republic, …

South America