Scott Ward

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Beyond Energy: Making the Distributed Grid ‘Capacity-Efficient’

Ask your typical utility customer what it means to be energy-efficient, or what “green energy” is, and you’re likely to get a fairly well-informed …

Zombie Coal Plants Reanimated to Stabilize the Grid

Environmental regulations and competition from gas-fired turbines and renewable energy sources are shutting down dozens of older coal-fired power …

New energy cell can store up solar energy for release at night

A photoelectrochemical cell (PEC) is a special type of solar cell that gathers the Sun's energy and transforms it into either electricity or chemical …

How to Turn Your Car Payment Into a Million-Dollar Retirement

Do you ever feel like you’re out of cash before your paycheck even clears the bank? If so, you’re not alone.<p>A 2017 CareerBuilder survey found that …

5 Behaviors That Predict Poor Money Management Later

Source: Thinkstock<p>Now is the best time to establish good spending and savings habits. If you are not careful with your money, you risk having the …

Top 10 Better Money Habits You Can Build This Year

The start of the year is a great time to review and revamp our financial plans, including common resolutions like "save more money" or "pay down …

Personal Finance

Be Original And Flourish As A Leader in 2015

“The wise man lives off the fool, and the fool lives off his job.” This old Spanish proverb is timeless – yet many leaders in the workplace lack the wisdom to create enough impact to be both successful and significant in their work.<p>How often do you feel foolish because you allow others to dictate …

10 Surefire Ways To Build Your Wealth In 2015

<i>Be sure to check out the related story, 10 Surefire Ways To Boost Your Productivity in 2015.</i><p>A new year brings renewed energy to strive for one’s goals and dreams. And key to that pursuit is money.<p>Whether you’ve set your sights on launching a business, taking a trip to Patagonia, or buying a house, …

31 rules for the financial road ahead

Looking to improve your money management in 2015? Here are 31 rules for the financial road ahead. They’re excerpted from the “Jonathan Clements Money …

Smart grid powers up privacy worries

The next Big Data threat to our privacy may come from the electricity we consume in our homes.<p>“Smart” online power meters are tracking energy use — and that data may soon be worth more than the electricity they distribute.<p>The Department of Energy is publishing in January the final draft of a …

How to Master Photography Composition Using the Golden Ratio

The twelfth century was a golden age for photography. Let’s step back from that statement a little, because obviously photography didn't exist way …

Coverage of Disruptive Science and Technology

10 Mind-Blowing Hacks for Making Your Leftover Pizza Taste Better the Next Day

Three words: pizza grilled cheese.<p>Gone are your days of eating cold leftover pizza in your pajamas, leaning against your open refrigerator. Make pizza better the next day with these easy tricks.<p><b>1. Reheat cold pizza face down in a pan.</b> Slap your slice of pizza face down on a preheated skillet on …

Overworked And Overwhelmed? Use These Mindfulness Secrets To Restore Balance In 2015

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle, as quoted by Scott Eblin, author of “Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative“</i><p>Stress and burnout are an all-too-frequent condition for executives, and especially for entrepreneurs. But feeling …