Tracy Porter

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Vanadium-Flow Batteries: The Energy Storage Breakthrough We've Needed

The latest, greatest utility-scale battery storage technology to emerge on the commercial market is the vanadium redox battery, also known as the vanadium flow battery.<p>V-flow batteries are fully containerized, nonflammable, compact, reusable over semi-infinite cycles, discharge 100% of the stored …

Clean Energy

Mental illness and poverty: you can't tackle one without the other

A recent report recommends dealing with mental illness before poverty, but this overlooks the fact that the two are fundamentally linked<p>A recent report by Lord Richard Layard suggests that “Happiness depends on health and friends, not money”. The conclusions presented argue that the UK government …

Mental Health

5 Powerful Rituals to Become More Resilient

Every now and then, life punches below the belt. How can you be resilient when times get tough and you feel bad?<p>There are all kinds of strategies for …

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

Self-help

Watch Maya Rudolph's Hilarious Rachel Dolezal Impression

Edie Baskin—Warner Bros./Archive Photos/Getty Images<p>Fred Hermansky—NBC/Getty Images<p>Raymond Bonar—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mary Ellen Matthews—NBC/Getty …

How To Make Your Everyday Life Feel More Like A Holiday

Last month, I took a nice, two-week holiday. I was excited, but even shortly into the trip, I was also dreading the awful feeling of coming back. …

7 fun and functional crafts that are too easy to be this cute

You don't have to be an experienced crafter to excel at DIY.<p>"Build up your confidence to tackle larger projects by starting with something small that …

83 Egg Recipes That We Always Crave

83 egg recipes is a lot of egg recipes. But is it enough?<p>Shockingly enough, Americans once ate twice as many eggs as they do today. Bring back the glory days with these 83 egg recipes, prepared every way you could imagine (baked! fried! poached! more!).

Cooking

The Only 3 Pie Crust Techniques You'll Ever Need

Whether you're a baking beginner or a seasoned pro, one of these crimping and venting styles is perfect for your next pie.<p>On the road to the perfect pie, you rolled your crust and mixed your filling—now it's time to bring it all together under a stunning top crust. Venting and crimping the top …

Baking

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

45 Summer Cocktails You Should Try Before Labor Day

If you've never enjoyed a Tom Collins on a sunny back patio, you haven't lived.<p>Whether guests prefer gin or rum, these simple, time-tested cocktails are guaranteed to please.

Taraji P. Henson Isn't Afraid of Bold and Beautiful Hair and Makeup

<i>Hidden Figures</i> actress Taraji P. Henson doesn't shy away from trying new beauty looks. Here's a look back at the W cover star's best looks over the years.

Hairstyling

Proposed House bill slashes education funding

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Health Care

“One in a Minion” Snacks and Craft

Kids will love making and eating these “one in a minion” snacks. They’re fun, easy and inexpensive to do.<p>Get the instructions for ––> “One in a …