Travis Barton

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In-wall wiring guide for home A/V

Crutchfield advisor Norm has worked on hundreds of whole-house wiring jobs.<p>This guide will help you save money by doing your own small-scale in-wall …

Top Venture Investors Pick Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

We asked some of the more thoughtful and outspoken members of the 2015 Forbes Midas List for their recommendations of books they’d like to see their entrepreneurs reading (and they suggest you do make time to read). Fire these up on your e-readers now.<p><b>Chris Sacca</b><br>Lowercase Capital <i><br>Not Fade Away: A</i> …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

10 Must Watch Video Tutorials for Chromebook Users

March 18, 2015<br>Chromebooks are making gigantic inroads in the education sector. Several school districts here in Canada and the States are adopting …

Sorcery! Bloomberg apparently just learned how venture capital works

Apparently someone at BloombergBusiness -- the magazine formerly known as BusinessWeek -- just graduated from their VC as a Second Language …

LED Lights Are The Future Of Urban Farming—At Least If Philips Has Anything To Say About It

For nearly a decade, LEDs have led a lighting renaissance, and for good reason: LEDs use less than half the power of—and run cooler than—­fluorescent …

Aquaponics

The Best Startup Accelerators Of 2015

Startup accelerators, now fixtures of the tech community, were hard to find just a few years ago.<p>When researchers Yael Hochberg and Susan Cohen began researching accelerators in 2010 and 2011, they could hardly find 10 true programs to rank. On Tuesday, Hochberg and Cohen released their latest …

Startups

Off Grid Solar – The Best Financial Solution for Your Home

<b>Consider using solar energy in a better way? Installing a solar power system outside the network today and stay tension free all year – round!</b><p>As we …

Mortgages With 2% Down Payment - Yes, They're Real

<i>By Bob Sullivan</i><br>The biggest barrier for many would-be homeowners is the pile of cash that's needed before a bank will even discuss a mortgage. The …

Running A Side Business? Here's How To Make Sure It's Legit

Not everyone is ready to jump headfirst into the entrepreneurial waters. And that’s okay. The best entrepreneurs understand the importance of managing risk. Sometimes it’s better to keep the stability and paycheck of a “day job” while fulfilling your dreams with a side business.<p>From selling on Etsy …

Small Business

15 amazing features in Google Apps you probably don't know about

To do that, Google isn't just matching some of Microsoft's Office's best features, it is adding a bunch of cool features of its own. Some of them can be pretty hard to find. So we asked Google to send us a list of some the best little-known features in Google Apps (plus we threw in a few of our …

Apps

No. 1 Arlington area, Virginia

To determine the best cities for young entrepreneurs, personal finance site NerdWallet looked at factors including access to funding, opportunities for networking and mentorship, the local economy, and cost of living.

The Google founders’ 2004 IPO letter has imitators even today

It’s been more than 10 years since Google went public, but the way the company did so is still having an impact. Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin wrote a long and personal “owner’s manual” for shareholders detailing their hopes and worries about going public, and sharing the company’s ethos.<p>Such …

16 Cool Homesteading DIY Projects For Preppers

Ready to take on some homesteading DIY projects of your own? You’re going to love these 16 cool homesteading projects for preppers.<p>16 Cool …

Homestead Building Plans and Design Ideas from Mother Earth News Magazine

<b>Homestead Building Plans and Design Ideas from Mother Earth News Magazine</b><p>Build your own portable chicken coop, pole barn, greenhouse, guest cottage, …

4 great products on Amazon that will turn your house into a smart home

The smart home is the wave of the future, but sadly very few of our homes were built with automated solutions in mind. If you want a smart home in …

How To: Solar Heater

Converting electricity into heat is one of the most expensive uses of energy. If you’re not convinced, look at the power usage of electric appliances …