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Articles about sustainable living chicagos first certified passive house on Dwell.com - Dwell

Take a tour through Chicago's first Passive House built by Brandon Weiss of Weiss Building and Development LLC, with the help of...<p>Back in early 2008, we wrote about a new suburban development by Swedish architecture firm Smedshammar + Holmberg, which was...<p>Passive Houses are built according to a …

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101 Ways To Make Money Online | All The Secrets Are Right Here

Here are 101 ways to make a living online.<p>Like To Talk?<p><b>1. Blog for Ad Revenue</b> – Start a blog on a topic you love, build up a reader base and make …

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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 …

57 Startup Lessons I've Learned The Hard Way

<b>Editors Note:</b> This is a guest post by Slava Akhmechet, founder of RethinkDB. You can follow him on Twitter here.<p>There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I learned these lessons the hard way in …

Webflow Lets You Design Responsive Websites Visually, Publish Instantly When You’re Done

Webflow, a Y Combinator-backed startup offering creative professionals an easier, more visual way to design and host responsive websites, is launching out of its closed beta, with already some 10,000 users signed up. It’s an idea whose time has come, as more of the world now interacts with the web …

25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

10 Amazing River Trips in North America

There's a place for vacations that include museum tours and visits to the childhood homes of famous people, but sometimes you need to feel your heart pound and catch a lump in your throat. For the latter type of experience, head to the mountains: The rivers are calling.<p>Whitewater rafting can spice …

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5 Dumbbell Workout Fat Burning Tricks

<b>You can burn major fat using a pair of dumbbells. Be prepared to go beyond using 5 and 10 pound dumbbells to make progress and start shaping your</b> …

Top 6 Training Tips To Increase Muscular Endurance

When most people think of muscular endurance they think of things like running and cycling. The fact is, muscular endurance is important to almost <b>any</b> …

'Almost death by zip code': Study suggests link between health and wealth

<b>By Barbara Raab, Senior Producer, NBC News</b><p>The biggest report in 15 years on the status of America’s health is getting a lot of attention today for its findings that Americans are not much healthier than we were a decade ago, and the fact that the U.S. is still far behind other wealthy nations when …

The 43 Best Hidden Hikes in the U.S.

Sure, hiking the Appalachian Trail is an experience no one ever forgets. But the United States is a pretty big place, with tons of opportunities for …

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