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This solar-powered net-zero home is a modern take on the farmhouse

Missouri S&T’s entry into the biennial Solar Decathlon competition<p>The SILO house was conceived as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s biennial competition Solar Decathlon, which challenges collegiate teams to design and build solar-powered houses.<p>Designed for empty nesters by students of the …

Clean Energy

People are desperate for air conditioning as San Francisco deals with record heat

It's really hot in San Francisco right now. Like, really, <i>really</i> hot.<p>Temperatures in the Bay Area reached 106 degrees Farenheit on Friday. That's 106 …

£1 billion solar power deal to lower social housing tenants' energy bills

Over 1,000 new jobs are to be created under a £1 billion scheme to install solar panels on social housing across England and Wales.<p>The plans will see …

Social Housing

A Galaxy 5 Billion Light-Years Away Just Revealed a Major Clue to Universe's Magnetism Mystery

It's a cosmic fossil record.<p>Scientists have discovered evidence that galactic magnetic fields form early on in a galaxy's life and then stay …

5 Things to Consider Regarding Wind Turbines | Times Square Chronicles

5 Things to Consider Regarding Wind Turbines<p><b>5 Things to Consider Regarding Wind Turbines</b><p>The fight for getting a greener world once again without …

Avoid These 9 Traps to Become a Millionaire | Investopedia

I truly believe with enough time, effort and smart decisions, anyone in this country can become a millionaire. Thousands of not-born-rich Americans …

Buying a Tesla Could Soon Become Ridiculously More Expensive

Thinking of buying a Tesla (TSLA) electric vehicle? Better act soon, or you could lose out on a $7,500 federal tax credit.<p>Once Tesla hits 200,000 …

Automotive Industry

The Best Advice These 11 Successful People Ever Received

Mentors reduce your learning curve by years through mastering the best of wiser, more experienced role models. These 11 entrepreneurs share the No. 1 …

<b>You Don't Need To Be A Theoretical Physicist To Build A Social Media Audience... But It Helps</b> | Inc.com

People bring all sorts of backgrounds to social media. For many, it's a history of business success. For others, it's coaching, speaking and personal development. For very few though, it's a degree in the secrets of the universe.<p>That's what Amber Doig-Thorne brings to her vlogging, Snapchatting and …

Social Media

10 Habits That the Most Successful People Practice Constantly | Inc.com

<i>What can I do to make sure I am becoming the best version of myself? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Milena Rangelov, PhD Student and Blogger, on Quora:</b><p><i>This question originally</i> …

Success

How to Start Your Dream When You’re Scared

People aren’t afraid of starting a dream; they’re afraid of change. Here’s how to get real with ourselves and begin our greatest dreams with boldness.<p>…

Motivation

5 Ways To Help Manage Your Energy

You're reading 5 Ways To Help Manage Your Energy, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

10 Uncommon Skills You'll Need to Be a Successful Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Do you want to be successful? Of course you do. But are successful entrepreneurs born or made? If you weren't "born with" what it takes to be successful, is it something you can learn or cultivate? Or should you just give up now, and find a new job?<p>Success is a relative term. It means different …

Entrepreneurship

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Leadership

31 Quotes on How to Be a Great Leader From Nelson Mandela | Inc.com

Tuesday was the birthday of Nelson Mandela, the South African civil rights leader who was instrumental in the country's transition out of Apartheid. He spent over 27 years in prison for his activism and advocacy for racial equality and democracy.<p>A man with a powerful gift for words and a passion …

South Africa

Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Power of Unique Potential

Readers know of my belief that our present educational system fails to effectively address the growth needs of our children.<p>Recently I researched Ralph Waldo Emerson, arguably our greatest philosopher and greatest 19th century writer. His works include his famous “Self Reliance” article, and he …

Adopt The 10x Mindset

There are no absolutes in life. And there are no givens. Everything is up for grabs. Most people dream of accomplishing something extraordinary in …

How to Use One Small Daily Ritual to Tackle a Big Goal

Professional life coaches Marc and Angel Chernoff are accomplishing big goals. And they are doing it by focusing on small, daily rituals.<p>The Florida couple, both in their mid-30s, overcame a series of obstacles in their own lives that led them to launch their popular self-help blog (recently named …

Success

The 13-Minute Definitive Guide to Living Your Dreams | Inc.com

Last week, I visualized my new workout partner. Today, I'm benching 20 lbs more than I ever have before.<p>A few months ago, I noticed a 50-year-old man at the gym lifting twice what I lift in every exercise. His energy and overall vibes inspired me. However, after a hectic few months and adjusting to …

Motivation

How to Finally Start Living on Your Own Terms | Inc.com

1. Stop consuming caffeine.<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is they don't. Actually, we've become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we're off it, we underperform and become incapable.<p>Isn't this absurd?<p>In his book, <i>The</i> …

Self-improvement

5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader

Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make …

Is Dividend Growth Investing Doomed?

I love cake. I live a quarter mile from a cake specialty dessert shop and I frequent way more than I should. The only problem with buying a single …

Investing

Analyzing The Bull Market Thesis

<b>Stocks Rise Following Breakout</b><p>In last week's missive "Bulls Run On Yellen's Easy Money," I addressed the breakout and why we increased equity …

The 5 Best Chinese Stocks to Buy Now

In most American households, the washing machine keeps a low profile. Consumers may want their washer to be energy-efficient, water-saving, or even …

General Motors' New Chevy Bolt Ads Take Aim at Tesla

<b>General Motors</b> (NYSE: GM) just lifted the curtain on its new marketing campaign for the electric Chevrolet Bolt EV -- and viewed from a certain perspective, it's <i>hilarious</i> (in a good way).<p>What's the story? GM is positioning the Bolt EV as the technological descendant of... the original Lunar Rover, …

3 Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

If you consider the long-term prospects of Enterprise Products Partners, STAG Industrial, and Brookfield Renewable Partners, then their current stock …

Investing Strategies for the High-Net-Worth Investor

Here are some smart ways to reduce taxes, protect your savings, and boost returns.<p>When you're a high-net-worth investor, proper investment-management …

3 Stocks Under $5 That Could Make You Rich

These three dirt-cheap healthcare stocks offer enormous upside potential for risk-tolerant investors.<p>Stocks with share prices under $5 are rarely …

These 5 Drugs Could Be Worth $45 Billion -- and They're Not Even on the Market Yet

Biogen, Johnson & Johnson, Lilly, AbbVie, and Celgene could have huge winners on their hands in the near future.<p>$45 billion for five experimental …

Prepare For A 30-Year Bull Market

Heading into 2017, Wall Street was excited by the prospect of a U.S. president who sympathized completely with business. His promised tax and …

Stock Markets