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How to install solar panels on the roof of your home

A New York solar pro walks through the process of designing and installing a rooftop solar system in a historic district<p><b>The roof:</b> A sunny, flat expanse topping a two-story limestone townhouse on Maple Street in the Lefferts Manor Historic District in Brooklyn. The home was built in 1909, but its …

10 legal mistakes made by startups

Setting up your startup involves a lot of work and effort. Many things need attention, including developing a proof of concept, finding …

The Best And Worst States To Get Solar Panels For Your Rooftop

Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York aren’t the sunniest states, but they are the best at welcoming solar power.<p>How much you pay to power your home with solar panels varies widely across the U.S. Some states provide incentives, like exemptions on property taxes; others don’t. Some allow …

12 books every investor should read

There are countless varieties of investments from stocks, bonds, options, real estate, commodities, peer-to-peer lending and many more. In contrast with committing money to an insured bank savings account, investing typically involves trading additional risk for the opportunity for greater …

These Are the Best Retirement Withdrawal Strategies

Your withdrawal strategy makes a huge difference in how much money you'll have in retirement.<p>Many retirees will use <i>systematic withdrawals</i> from an …

Top 10 Tricks To Boost Your Memory And Remember Anything

Remembering things, like names, dates, and other fine details is a skill -- one that you can sharpen and hone. Here are ten memory boosting …

History says this 6-year-old bull market is only getting started

History says that this bull market is not over.<p>The following chart, which comes to us from Tom Lee at Fundstrat Global Advisors, shows that when you look at rolling 10-year stock market returns, the current bull market looks like it's just getting started.<p>Almost.<p>After hitting what to Lee looks like …

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This free app for iPhone and Android wants to stop banks from stealing your money

Mobile app maker PrismMoney is on a commendable mission. As the company points out, more than 60% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. …

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The 10 Commandments of Leadership | Inc.com

A group of archaeologists digging through ancient corporate archives recently uncovered two mysterious tablets (aka "wall plaques") engraved with the following laws:<p>I. Thou shalt remain optimistic.<p>Since thy employees look to thee for leadership, thou must not let thy worries and concerns cast a …

Employment

Solar and Uninterrupted Power Supply UPS DIY Free Energy Generator Homemade Electricity Battery Backup

Introduction: Solar and Uninterrupted Power Supply UPS DIY Free Energy Generator Homemade Electricity Battery Backup<p>An uninterruptible power supply, …

Five Habits Of Truly Effective Communicators

We all have room to polish our communication skills -- some people want to be more assertive, others need help with conflict management, and still …

Green energy co-ops blocked by government regulator

The future of community-owned green energy projects that ministers say are crucial to break the dominance of the ‘big six’ is being put at risk by the Financial Conduct Authority, according to co-operatives and the Labour party.<p>Thousands of towns and villages have clubbed together around the UK in …

9 Ways Google Is Changing The World

When asked if Microsoft could learn a thing or two from X Labs, Nadella retorted that there's always something to learn from "from people who market themselves well."<p>He was right to some degree. Project X creates a lot of hype for Google even though most of those projects aren't quite ready for the …

NASA Telescope Observes Signal That Can’t Be Explained By Known Physics

NASA researchers have stumbled upon a signal in the Perseus Cluster—one of the most massive known objects in the universe—that they say can’t be …

10 Jobs That You Could Have In 2030

Your job seems normal now. In 15 years, when someone tells you they’re a simplicity expert or a robot counselor, you won’t blink an eye.<p>All of the predictions we’ve seen lately regarding the “jobs of the future” assume that we’ll even have jobs once the robots take over. Eventually, we may not. But …

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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Articles about 10 tiny houses we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.<p>Spend blissful hours recharging your creative battery with these ten Tumblrs we've put together to make you feel inspired, keep...<p>Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm …

First Look at Wink Hub: A Foolproof Home Automation Center

Another day, another product is added to the ever-growing “smart home” industry. Just last week, GE announced a $15 smart LED bulb along with a slew of other “connected” devices from its partnership with invention company Quirky.<p>Still, ask an average person if they’ve heard of Quirky and you might …

How To Talk About Sensitive Topics So That People Will Listen

The way we talk to people about making changes in their lives has a huge impact on whether they will be open to our feedback. Whether you're …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Obama climate rule promises early health benefits

By targeting the nation's biggest sources of heat-trapping pollution, President Barack Obama is seeking to help forestall droughts, floods and other disasters that are projected to become more frequent, intense and expensive as the global climate changes.<p>But federal rules requiring a dramatic cut …

Fossil Fuels

Five out-there energy projects that are moving closer to reality

Advertisement<p>30 Comments<p>Some newer clean energy sources, like solar panels and wind turbines, are becoming mainstream industries, with low prices and …

To reduce the cost of solar, look to everything but the hardware

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>“Soft costs.” That term was repeated on stage, in workshops and in the hallways of the U.S. government-organized SunShot …

This is the bleeding edge of solar materials research

Advertisement<p>62 Comments<p>Credit: Courtesy of Oregon Department of Transportation, Flickr Creative Commons<p>Yes, a huge part of reducing the cost of …

Super cheap Smart Home kit brings automation to the masses

If you're wondering when home automation might tip into the Walmart-level mainstream, here's a sign: Archos' Smart Home starter kit is now on sale. Along with two cameras, two movement tags and two weather tags, they're throwing in a controlling tablet, all for $250 -- or $25 each for the cameras …