Chuck Howard

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The House That Could Save the World

The next generation of ultra-efficient houses will redefine how we fight climate change—and how we live.<p>In July, when Portland was sweltering at upwards of 100 degrees, the tenants of The Orchards wondered if they had air conditioning. The temperature in their apartments never rose above 70.<p>They …

Housing

Following A Greener Path: What You Must Understand About Solar Power

Going forward, people will be using oil less and less. Luckily, you can join this transition by making good use of clean, renewable solar energy …

Solar Power

How Solar Power Could Slay the Fossil Fuel Empire by 2030

A Stanford business professor predicts that today’s energy and automobile industries will be swept away in just over a decade by solar and wind power, and electric cars.<p>​In just 15 years, the world as we know it will have transformed forever. The ​age of oil, gas, coal and nuclear will be over. A …

Pot Shot: Pro-Marijuana Group Mocks Maureen Dowd With Christmas Card

<i>New York Times</i> columnist Maureen Dowd will never forget her bad experience with a marijuana candy bar this year – and the eight-hour “hallucinatory …

Apple says ‘no other company doing as much’ in response to BBC supply chain profile

Ahead of a BBC special exploring work conditions in Apple’s supply chain airing tonight (<b>update:</b> video embedded below), BBC.com today published a story revealing the results of its investigation. The news outlet went undercover into Apple’s supply chain and claims “Apple’s promises to protect …

Famous Paintings Recreated as Photos Using Things Around the Office

Photographers Chris Limbrick and Francesco Fragomeni both work for the website hosting company Squarespace. During times in which they’re not hard at …

Tim Burton has confirmed a 'Beetlejuice' sequel - Alternative Press

After essentially 26 years of the rumor mills working at full capacity, director Tim Burton has officially confirmed that there will indeed be a</i> …

From The Oval Office To The Great Wall Of China: A Look At The Best White House Photos Of 2014

Chief official White House photographer Pete Souza and his team follow President Barack Obama and the first family into the Oval Office and around the world, giving Americans a glimpse into the day to day life of our nation's leader.<p>Below, take a look at some of the best White House photos of …

Here's How to Fix Your Cracked iPhone Screen

Lefteris Pitarakis—AP<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Xaume …

24 restaurants foodies couldn't stop talking about in 2014

This was the year of crisp doughnuts and slurpy ramen, two trends heavily reflected in the world of food blogging.<p>From Sydney to New York, bloggers …

Explore Mars' most detailed map ever

Detailed imaging of the surface of Mars from orbit has allowed space scientists to produce the most detailed geological map yet of part of the Red …

3 Inexpensive DIY Projects for Photographers

Unless you’re into flying, skydiving, or thoroughbred racing, photography is probably one of your more expensive hobbies. If you’re looking for ways …

Cover Your RSS: Be Ready for the Google Reader Shutdown

Inside Flipboard / June 17, 2013<p>In about two weeks, Google will retire Google Reader, but there are steps you can take now to ensure that your Google …