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Pros and Cons of the Electric Motorcycle

Love them or loathe them, electric vehicles are here to stay. Electric cars are already highly practical: Tesla’s Model S can go over 300 miles on a …

Electric Vehicles

Warren Buffett Says if You Hire Somebody Without This Trait, 'You Really Want Them to Be Dumb and Lazy'

No, it's not intelligence. But it should be a non-negotiable in building strong teams and companies.<p>Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett has been dazzling us with wisdom for nearly half a century.<p>As one of the most successful value investors in the world, the Oracle of Omaha …

Self-improvement

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

A Battery That Could Change The World

Last week I happened to catch an intriguing documentary on NOVA called Search for the Super Battery.<p>The topic is of intense interest to me, as the development of better, cheaper batteries is critical for both the future of electric vehicles (EVs) and for the future electrical grid. Battery …

Clean Energy

Electric Buses Are Hurting the Oil Industry

Electric buses were seen as a joke at an industry conference in Belgium seven years ago when the Chinese manufacturer BYD Co. showed an early …

Oil & Gas Industry

This former rowing coach is using electric car tech to make motorboats nearly silent

Former rowing coach Andy Rebele started Pure Watercraft on a mission to make boating quieter and less polluting<p>Inspired by his love of both rowing …

Boats

A Canadian Company Just Built the World’s First Electric Snowmobile

The TS2. All electric. No emissions… and no brap. Image: Taiga<p><b>Electric motors are on the verge of becoming the norm.</b> Teslas are becoming more and …

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett tells a 14-year-old kid a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason …

Michael Dell turned $1,000 into billions—here’s the No. 1 skill he says you need to do the same

Michael Dell's $21 billion net worth lands him among the 50 richest people in the world according to Bloomberg, in line with <b>Elon Musk.</b><p>Load Error<p>That …

How This YouTuber Used Language Tutorials to Get More Than 70 Million Views

English teacher Rachel Smith has been on the platform since its early days.<p>In 2009, when YouTube was just beginning, Rachel Smith was an American living in Germany and doing her best to learn a new language -- and commiserating with fellow expats and locals who were doing the same.<p>With the …

5 Mistakes Parents Make When Giving Kids Directions

Whether your child responds to your directions by saying, “In a minute!” or he ignores your commands completely, dealing with a child who doesn’t …

7 Habits That Will Help You Lead a More Successful and Productive Life

Your habits empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Regardless what path in life you’re on, your habits will dictate your success. They can empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you. That said it’s …

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

LightCam: a smart light bulb that doubles as a security camera

Smart light bulbs are all the hype, and we are glad to see LIFX and Philips Hue are no longer the only players in the game. Manufacturers are rising across the industry; some with very interesting ideas. So far we haven’t seen anything like LightCam, though. It is pretty much what it sounds like—a …

A Beginner’s Guide to a Home Automation System

Home automation is a rapidly growing market in today’s technology-savvy world. It’s an appealing blend of technology and convenience (and a plain old …

Want More Luck In 2018? Follow These 3 Simple Rules | Inc.com

New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate but also a time to hit the refresh button. We’ve all been there, brimming with optimism at the start of our resolution but then giving up even though fulfilling the resolution would have improved our lives. The latest research shows that by Jan.8, some 25 …

Harry Potter

Saying These Words Makes You Less Successful In Life, According To This Ivy League Professor

<i>Just</i>. It's a word that we've been told to eliminate from our language because it can come across as weak and minimizing, and could hamper how …

How to Build a Better Shower

Add power to your shower with the latest wondrous, waterproof technology<p>How could you improve the best 10 minutes of any day? By adding technology, …

Nikola Motor launches its all-electric UTV with up to 150 miles of range

Nikola Motor, a Utah-based EV startup, best known for their hydrogen fuel cell electric truck, launched their all-electric UTV with up to 150 miles of range this week.<p>Last month, I had the opportunity to be among the first people to experience their prototype for the new off-road electric vehicle …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Charisma

Oracle Smart Home Theatre Projector

Wanbo based in New York has created a new smart home theatre projector named the Oracle which offers a high-end projector equipped with a w/ 500 ANSI …

China Goes All In on the Transit Revolution

Just one city's fleet of electric buses is bigger than the five largest North American bus fleets combined.<p>In 2009, the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen rolled out its first electric city bus. As of May of this year, it had 14,500 of them on the road -- and by the end of this month, the city plans …

Alternative Fuel

Here is the secret ingredient behind Chip and Joanna Gaines' successful marriage

Faithful "Fixer Upper" viewers find inspiration by watching the hit HGTV show — and not just where their houses are concerned.<p>Husband and wife team Chip and Joanna Gaines are more than talented home improvement gurus. They're the definition of relationship goals.<p>"People ask all the time, 'How do …

We tested an insane electric UTV with more energy capacity than even the most powerful Tesla

I have been skeptical about the Nikola Zero, Nikola Motor’s all-electric UTV, ever since they announced some unbelievable specs. My main concern was that the Salt Lake City-based startup claimed that they were able to pack 125 kWh of energy capacity in a relatively small battery pack – beating any …

Batteries

Tesla releases ‘expected price’ of semi electric truck: $150,000 to $200,000

After focusing on the cost of operation instead of the purchase price during the unveiling event last week, Tesla has now released what it refers to as the “expected price” of the Tesla Semi electric trucks.<p>The company is listing pricing significantly lower than what we and even the most aggressive …

Tesla

Amazon vets develop $20 WyzeCam home camera, end up competing against their former employer

The four founders of Wyze Labs are all former Amazon employees, and they’ve hewed closely the company’s well-known leadership principles in …

Home Security

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Home Electrical Wiring & Connections: What You Need to Know

It's time to tackle some wiring projects in your home, but where do you begin? It's important that you know what you're dealing with before you …