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The Wealth Inequality Problem In One Chart

<b>The Wealth Inequality Problem In One Chart by Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist</b><p><i>The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on</i> …

Earth - It took centuries, but we now know the size of the Universe

"Let us go rambling about the Universe." This is the invitation that American astronomer Harlow Shapley gave to an audience in Washington DC in 1920. He was taking part in the so-called Great Debate with fellow scientist Heber Curtis on the scale of the Universe.<p>Shapley believed that our Milky Way …

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

Personal Finance

10 Standards to Assess Your Fitness Level

Before you stamp yourself "in shape," make sure you can pass these fitness tests<p>We have a lot of time on our hands, so the other day we looked up "fit" in the dictionary. We read about fit (as in flipping out) and fit (as in what your hat should do) before finally landing on definition number …

4.5 Kw Off Grid Solar System Package

Enjoy the freedom of energy independence with our complete Off Grid Solar System Kits. These systems are designed for easy installation and utilize …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

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The Secret to a Massive Squat

Overcome these sticking points and watch your numbers skyrocket<p>The bench press, squat, and deadlift are called the “big three” for a reason: they’re the exercises that all others are measured by.<p>Indeed, each of those lifts hit nearly every muscle in your body. And because you can substantially load …

Workouts

How Humans Are Still Evolving To Avoid Extinction

As humans accelerate our impact on the earth and on ourselves, will 50,000 years of self-evolution both destroy and save us?<p>Humans may be approaching …

Top Ten Emerging Technologies For 2015 Include 3D Printing, Distributed Manufacturing

The World Economic Forum’s Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies has released their Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2015 and their findings support the importance of additive manufacturing, 3D printing and distributed manufacturing to global economic growth.<p>To compile the list, the World Economic …

What makes one Earth-like planet more habitable than another?

When it comes to finding the right kind of planet to target in the search for life elsewhere in the universe, the size of the planet matters.<p>All …

15 Foods You Should Never Eat

The foods to eliminate from your diet now.<p>We know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental …

Cross Training For Bodybuilders

Cross training or "X training" is generally considered to be one of the most effective ways to achieve a complete balance of fitness for an …

The Once-A-Week, All-You-Need Abs Workout

Well, hello, crop top.<p>It's been well established that the best strength-training programs allow for some days of rest in between workouts—yet some experts say you should do abs workouts every day. That approach works if you are interested in improving the muscular endurance of your ab muscles. The …

Workouts

Muscle Gain - Build Arm Muscles the Best Way

Exercises and a well balanced diet with lot of protein is required for muscle growth. Selection of the right food is required to build muscles. …

How to get athletic legs (without squats)

In lifting circles, the barbell back squat has always been considered the king of exercises. But what if—either due to injury or an inability to get …

Cannabis And The Pineal Gland : Turn On The Third Eye

By In5D on March 2, 2015 in Meditation<p><b>In5D PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/in5d Add YOUR name to our In5D Wall of Gratitude with a minimal donation</b> …

Even at $10/barrel, oil can’t match solar on cost

One of the biggest banks in the Middle East and the oil-rich Gulf countries says that fossil fuels can no longer compete with solar technologies on …

DIY solar cell from scratch

Hello! In this instructable I will be showing you how to create a solar cell! I must warn you, the end product does not have any esthetic appeal …

7 Smart Ways To Boost Your Testosterone

It's no secret that testosterone is the holy grail of male hormones. Here's how to boost your T-levels naturally and safely.<p>The power of testosterone …

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

Biomechanics

Eyes inspire more efficient solar cell architecture

Solar cells don't at first glance have any relation to a tiny structure in the eye that makes our central vision sharp, but that tiny structure – …

UK Low-Carbon Contract Winners Revealed: Wind Scores, Solar Disappoints

The first round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) programme — the UK scheme that is designed to support low-carbon generation and a capacity …

The climate case against meat: U.S. nutrition panel suggests Americans eat less meat, sparking Washington’s next climate fight.

Last week the nation’s top nutrition advisory panel unveiled 500-odd pages of advice for the federal agencies tasked with writing the nation’s …

A Place for Consciousness Studies in Academia? Professor Helps Pave the Way

Dr. Allan Leslie Combs is developing a Consciousness Studies PhD program at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS).“Consciousness was …

'Tsunami Of Superheroes' Is Just A Drop In The Bucket

Three and a half years ago, I wrote here in this blog explaining why we needed more, not fewer, superhero genre movies. I pointed out that, contrary to myopic myths about the history of cinema, adaptations have always been an important part of film history and produce many of a given year’s …

Amid Security Concerns, Google Aims To Beat Apple To Your Work Phone

Watch out, iPhone and BlackBerry: Android wants to be the world’s work phone of choice.<p>If you have a job and an Android phone, Google wants to make sure you’ll use your smartphone at work. This week, Mountain View announced a new Android for Work program with an ambitious goal: convincing corporate …

Is Home Efficiency Financing About to Eclipse the Solar Financing Market?

NY Green Bank and Citi put up $100 million to find out.<p>Property-assessed clean energy loans for homes rebounded in a big way last year. PACE looks to …