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Overland Skills: Make Power or Store Power, Which is Best for You?

If you follow Expedition Portal with any regularity, you know we cover the topic of power management quite often. The business of watts and amps has …

The World's Longest Hiking Trail is Finally, Officially Open

Nearly one year ago, we couldn't contain our excitement about The Great Trail coming to Canada. Now, exactly 11 months later, it's finally and …

Hiking

How the Parks of Tomorrow Will Be Different

America’s most special places will always be beautiful, but a warming climate forces us to accept that they can’t be frozen in time.<p><b>Assateague Island National Seashore,</b> which sits on a 37-mile-long sliver of land just off the coast of Maryland and Virginia, is gradually shuffling west. Over …

How to turn an old Wi-Fi router into an access point

A network needs only one router to function. That said, when you replace your old Wi-Fi router with a better faster one, you can spend time trying to convince someone to take a five-year old router off your hands, or you can turn it into an external Access Point (AP). Placing this DYI AP at the far …

Canada will impose a carbon price to fight climate change

Canada will impose a minimum price on carbon emissions, says the country's environment minister Catherine McKenna. The move is designed to push the nation's 10 provinces into properly regulating climate change-causing gases. <i>Reuters</i> reports that McKenna said so on CTV's Question Period, and that …

A ‘big step backwards’ for solar in Florida?

Amendment 1, which prohibits third party ownership of solar, is funded by Florida’s big utilities to protect their monopoly markets and limit …

Solar Power

Obama is Helping Homeowners go Solar

The White House recently announced a package of Solar incentives specifically for lower income homeowners<p>There is no question that adoption of home …

Apple Pay rolling out to all Chick-Fil-A locations this Friday

As Apple Pay continues to expand to more banks in the United States and around the world, it’s slowly coming to more retail locations, as well. Next on the docket for Apple Pay support appears to be Chick-Fil-A, according to a tweet from the restaurant chain.<p>Last year, it was reported that Apple …

Articles about 9 buzz worthy smart home innovations coming out ces 2016 on Dwell.com - Dwell

There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and this year we spied practical advances in...<p>Energy-monitoring and smart technologies have set up shop in the home, transforming machines for living into veritable living...<p>Get ready to dive into warmer weather with …

How I Landed 5 Dream Jobs In One Month By Giving Away My Best Ideas

<i>by</i> <i>Garin Etcheberry</i><p>30 days/300 ideas<p>A few months ago I sent 10 ideas for passive revenue streams to James Altucher and Aaron Brabham at The Ask …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Death Valley National Park

<b>Location: California & Nevada<br>Established: October 31, 1994<br>Size: About 3.4 million acres</b><p>The largest national park south of Alaska, Death Valley is known for extremes: It is North America's driest and hottest spot (with fewer than two inches/five centimeters of rainfall annually and a record high of …

15 American Campsites To Visit At Least Once In Your Life

It is so easy to forget about the wonders that the U.S. has to offer! That's why you need to see these campsites at least once in your life!

How To Climb Mt. Whitney

As the highest point in the contiguous United States, Mt. Whitney stands at 14,505 feet tall. Easy accessibility makes it a prime destination for …

This National Park is a Haven for Turtles

Travel<p><b>Location: Florida<br>Established: October 26, 1992<br>Size: 64,700 acres</b><p>Known for its spectacular coral reefs teeming with aquatic life, Dry Tortugas National Park protects a seven-key (Garden, Loggerhead, Bush, Long, East, Hospital, and Middle) archipelago in the Gulf of Mexico. Nearly 99 percent of …

National Parks

Easy DIY Campfire Starters from Common Household Items

Have dryer lint or sawdust lurking around in your home or workshop? Turn that trash into easy DIY campfire starters that’ll keep you s’more-ready all summer long!<p>As many beginner campers, and some skilled outdoorsmen/women, have experienced sometimes wood fires just don’t want to light. Maybe the …

5 Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires

#3: Avoid time wasters.<p>When I finished my five-year study on the habits of 233 self-made millionaires, I made a breakthrough discovery. Nearly every …

Self-improvement

How To Become A Renewable Energy Entrepreneur | Investopedia

From photovoltaic solar panels to kinetic energy adapters for stationary bicycles that generate electricity from pedaling, entrepreneurs are taking …

Renewable Energy

On the Cusp of the Third Industrial Revolution

by Rolly Montpellier<br>(Canada)<p>Jeremy Rifkin’s book, The Third Industrial Revolution, has provided the inspiration for this post. The premise of …

5 Clever Ways to Raise Money for Your Startup Without Making an Investor Pitch

Tom Walker, CEO, author, and angel investor shares a few skillful ways startups can raise funds without having to pitch to investors.<p>"Fundraising is going to be the death of me!"<p>That's how I've felt, oh, perhaps 10 times throughout my journey to date as a serial entrepreneur.<p>Any entrepreneur will …

Venture Capital

12 Homeopathic Remedies That Should Be in Every Survival Kit

Bonnie Camo, MD, <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In the event of a natural or man-made disaster, you may be cut off from medical aid. One of the most important …

The Energy Collective

Since 1995, Energy Central has been a hub for news and content for electric power industry professionals. With more than 200,000 registered members, …

US Department of Energy to provide US$32 million for solar workforce training, innovation

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has set aside US$32 million in funding in order to help build up the US solar market by training workers and …

Solar Power