Sean Bileski

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7 Science-Backed Habits To Keep You Motivated Every Single Day

How to be your own best cheerleader at all times.<p>Coffee might be your saving grace to get through the workday, but caffeine on its own won't cut it in the long-run.<p>To stay passionate and excited about work, you're going to need to harness your inner-motivation. It's stronger than a shot of …

Lower Body Workout: 10-Minute Bodyweight Cardio That Works Your Legs And Butt

Lower body workout time! If you’ve only got 10 minutes, minimal space, and nothing but your bod to work with, you don’t have to choose between …

An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …

Meditation

What Fear Does to Your Brain - And How to Stop It

From our televisions to our political conversations, we are inundated with messages of fear. We feel more afraid of the world and our own neighbors …

The Brain

24 Microwave Recipes For When You're Hungry But Lazy

Lazy chefs, represent.

26 grooming and style hacks every guy should know

There are certain things every guy should know about his appearance.<p>From how to match your dress shoes to your suit and how often you should get your hair cut to even how to shave, these tips will make every guy's life a whole lot easier.<p>There's bound to be at least one thing you didn't know.<p><i>Megan</i> …

Men's Fashion

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful | Inc.com

Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's because success is an outcome. Becoming successful--however you choose to define "success," since everyone's definition …

Motivation

What is "The world's greenest building?"

<b>UPDATE:</b> There is a poll at the end. Sorry about all the slideshow clicks but I like the big photos and the page per building format. If you want, go …

Chest exercises you can do at home

All you need is the floor, some open space and a basic understanding of biomechanics<p>Simple yet incredibly effective, these chest training tips you …

The Worst Project Management Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

Project management is almost always high-stakes. Any time teams are involved, there are multiple ways and reasons elements of the project can get …

Do These 6 Things if You Want to Start Your Day Before 6 a.m.

Reap the benefits of starting your day earlier by following these 6 tips.<p>One of my first published articles, "Six Reasons Why You Should Wake Up at 6 a.m.," had many people motivated and inspired. Yet, they still had a difficult time waking up that early.<p>The hardest part of becoming an early riser …

Infographic: What the net-zero homes of the future will look like

While previously the purview of a very niche (and often expensive) housing market, net-zero homes are quickly becoming both an economically sound and …

Made for each other: Net Zero and Passive House

Net Zero Energy building is hot in North America these days; that’s where people put enough grid-connected solar panels on their roof so that over …

These roads will charge cars as they drive

Electric cars are cool. Running out of juice -- not so much.<p>The British government is getting ready to test out new road technology that would allow electric cars to charge as they drive. The goal is to help drivers with electric and hybrid cars avoid frequent stops to recharge their vehicles.<p>Most …

Revolutionary new solar windows could generate 50 times more power than conventional photovoltaics

We’ve seen several transparent solar cell concepts on Inhabitat, but perhaps none with such ambitious claims as those made by SolarWindow …

Clean Energy

These Incredible Saltwater Batteries Are Designed To Store Renewable Energy

Now we can clean power even when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing.<p>If we’re going to use renewable power in a big way, we’re going to need better battery storage. Because solar and wind are intermittent sources of energy, they need to be backed up for when they’re not there, because, …

Everything I ever knew or said about green sustainable design was probably wrong

The drawing above, or some version of it, has been part of every sustainable design class since about 1970: have lots of south facing windows …

Why You Should Invest in the New Green Economy | Inc.com

Remember back to the financial crisis, when President Obama launched a program to create jobs through green innovation, a kind of environmental New Deal? And then one solar energy company that had received money from the government failed spectacularly, and the idea of a clean tech renaissance …

New Solar Thermal Energy Storage Method Boosts Solar Potential

Engineers have created a new method of storing concentrated solar thermal energy. This new technique will lower the cost and will enable solar …

How to make sure your green home upgrades pay off

Investing in making your home more energy efficient can help the environment, lower your utility bills and possibly help you fetch a higher sale price.<p>But homeowners considering a green remodel should also weigh how long it will take for the improvements to reap savings. Some pricey features, like …

Net-zero Unity home is a solar-powered prefab that pops up in just 3 days

1/20<p>Unity Home Greenbuild 2015<p>If you aren’t yet sold on factory-built housing, the gorgeous prefab Unity home may have what it takes to change your …

Are these futuristic high-altitude balloons the brave new world of solar energy?

One way to improve the efficiency of solar panels is to place them where clouds can’t interrupt their energy production. Even in the sunniest parts of the world, clouds can still cause fluctuations in energy output. So what better place to put solar panels than <i>above</i> the clouds?<p>The idea is not …

Solar Roadways: Efficient, Cost-Effective, Scalable

One year ago, the Netherlands constructed a bike path made of photovoltaic cells, connecting Amsterdam and its suburbs. It was a pilot program to …

Groundbreaking waterless toilet could help millions who lack access to plumbing

Currently there are still 2.3 billion people in the world without access to basic toilets. But hopefully this statistic will drop drastically after …

Toilets

Green horizons: new materials, new technology and new thinking inspire houses like this one, the Ice House in Reykjavik.

Architecture

All You Need to Build This PopUp House Is a Screwdriver

Yes, you read that correctly.<p>No power tools? No problem. The PopUp House was designed by a French studio called MultiPod Studio to simplify the process of building your own home...and we mean "simplified." Basically, they embraced IKEA's style when it comes to the construction process, because the …

OpenOffice

11 countries leading the charge on renewable energy

<i>This article was originally published on</i> <i>Climate Reality Project</i><i>.</i><p>Countries all around the world are powering towards a low-carbon future by embracing …

The power of zero: How to build a real-world Net Zero office

<i>The following is an excerpt from "The Power of Zero: Learning from the World's Leading Net Zero Energy Buildings," published by the International</i> …