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Articles about 5 unbelievably green housing developments on Dwell.com - Dwell

By keeping the budget strict, the insulation tight, and its values clear, Philadelphia’s Postgreen Homes shows a little brotherly...<p>Back in December, when news first emerged about the appointment of Shaun Donovan to the Obama administration as Secretary for...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's …

Obama Administration

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

Google Flights

The Weekly Standard | A Weekly Conservative Magazine and Blog of News and Opinion.

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Enron all over again: Why Wall Street’s pension investments are a disaster in the making

Congress aims to reduce regulatory scrutiny of private equity firms, exposing public employees and tax payers alike<p>To the casual observer, the investment returns recently announced by the California pension system might seem like cause for celebration. The state's investments in firms that buy …

How To Find Happiness In Today’s Hectic World

Trying to find happiness in a world so busy and complicated can seem impossible.What’s weird is that in so many ways our lives are objectively better …

Happiness

Divided over that speech, not over a lousy deal with Iran

It is time to reframe the dispute. We are not witnessing what is being widely depicted as a battle between the Obama administration and the Netanyahu …

10 Powerful Insights on Love From Those Happy Couples We All Envy

Shares 7K<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p>Over lunch with a friend one day, Kevin was asked about the “secret …

Self-improvement

7 Vegetarian Dinners Even Carnivores Will Devour

Whether you are expecting a vegetarian guest or just want to mix up your family's dinner routine, you'll wow everyone with these meatless meals.<p><b>1. White Bean Ragout</b><p>A quick ragout of white beans, sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs in a robustly flavored broth makes a satisfying vegetarian main …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Meet The Venture Capitalist From Ghana Investing In Restaurants And Night Clubs In Kenya

Ghanaian-born Kris Senanu is the Managing Director of Access Kenya Group, one of Kenya’s largest Internet service providers. Senanu, 41, started off his career at Access Kenya 14 years ago as a sales executive, and rose through the ranks to his current position. Throughout his career life with the …

Venture Capital

8 awesome iPhone apps that are now free downloads if you hurry

Another week, another set of nifty paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free to start things off on the right foot. We’ve become a real destination …

Wall Street Pays Bankers to Work in Government And Wants It Secret

Citigroup is one of three Wall Street banks attempting to keep hidden their practice of paying executives multimillion-dollar awards for entering …

CEO of Gallup calls jobless rate 'big lie' created by White House, Wall Street, media

The chairman of the venerable Gallup research and polling firm says the official U.S. unemployment rate is really an underestimation and a “big lie" perpetuated by the White House, Wall Street and the media.<p>What CEO and Chairman Jim Clifton revealed in his blog Tuesday about how the Labor …

Top Southern Chef Shares Where to Eat Now in New Orleans

When I recently hit New Orleans for the first time, I had only 24 hours to consume what so many chefs tell me is one of America's best food cities. So I enlisted the aid of one of the South's most talented chefs, Derek Emerson of Jackson, Mississippi's highly acclaimed Walker's Drive-In, Local 463, …

Ex-Teacher at Elite L.A. Girls School Charged With Having Sexual Relationship With Female Student

Joseph Koetters taught English at the Marlborough School, attended by the children of countless Hollywood luminaries, one of whom wrote a blog post …

The Uberpreneur: How An Uber Driver Makes $252,000 A Year

“It’s a genius way to start a business nowadays, especially because nobody’s doing it.”<p>The man sitting beside me is sharing the most insightful business advice I’ve heard lately. His ideas are as unconventional as the location of our conversation. We’re not in a coffee shop or a corner office. …

Uber

Lessons From Africa's Hard-Won Victory Over Ebola

The West Africa Ebola outbreak looks to be petering out. In the week ended Jan. 25, fewer than 100 new confirmed cases were reported: 30 in Guinea, 4 …

5 Dangerous Real Estate Investing Myths Beginning Investors Believe

How exactly do these crazy myths get started? Myths as we know them come from a variety of places: sometimes from the tall tales of long-gone …

02/01 Links: Rabbi Sacks: The Return of Anti-Semitism; HC: World better without Balfour

From Ian:<p>Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: The Return of Anti-Semitism<p><b>Last Tuesday, a group of Holocaust survivors, by now gaunt and frail, made their way back</b> …

How Iran Is Making It Impossible for the US to Beat ISIS

Washington needs to quit pretending it can work with Iran to defeat the Islamic State. Tehran’s real objective is to defeat Washington.<p>It was August …

Middle East

What I learnt about inequality after spending time with some of the richest people in the world

So what are the super-rich: are they bastards? Are they, as Hemingway put it, just like us, but with "more money”? Are they going to save us? Destroy …

Greece's Radical Left-Wing Government Is Right About The Debt — And Everyone Needs To Get Over It

Alex Tsipras, Greece's new radical left-wing Prime Minister. REUTERS/Marko Djurica Syriza has triumphed in Greece's election. The coalition has formed a government and all eyes are turning to the major showdown that's coming.<p>The party is demanding a major bondholder "haircut." This is effectively a …

10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

5 Affordable Caribbean Hotels for Families

With their beautiful beach stretches, the clear blue-green waters, and the warm sunny weather, the Caribbean islands are pretty much at the top of the list for every family looking for a quiet and relaxing getaway. And while a family vacation in paradise doesn't come cheap, these five affordable …

The Travel Industry Loses Its Way in a Blizzard

An epic blizzard bearing down on the East Coast of the United States today is forcing passengers to ask difficult questions about compassion and the travel industry that supposedly serves them.<p>It may be even more difficult for travel companies to answer them.<p>Airlines are waiving their strict ticket …

6 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Baking

Baking is one of the things we most commonly hear people say they cannot do. With so many things to keep track of, it can be daunting! We’re here to …

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