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Everything You Need To Know About Adding Solar Panels At Home

<i>Christine Tusher, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Solar-powered homes were a rarity as recently as a decade ago. But a plethora of federal and local tax incentives along with increasing worries about climate change have made them commonplace.<p>Installing solar panels can decrease your household’s carbon footprint …

6 Low-Cost Franchises with Great Growth Potential

Thinking of starting your own business? Opening a franchise of an established and successful service business can be a good way to navigate the many …

Lil Wayne Enlists Drake for First Single off 'Final' Solo Album

Lil Wayne got a jump on the weekend by releasing the first single off his upcoming <i>Tha Carter V</i> late on Friday night. Just a few days after Kobe …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Finest New Whisky in the World Is Made in a Shed under a Bridge in Waco, Texas

(Photo: <i>Forbes</i>)<p>The town of Waco, Texas gave birth to the great soft drink Dr Pepper. But that is not the end of Waco's beverage innovations. In a …

Up in Arms: Georgia Governor To Sign Controversial Gun Bill Wednesday

ATLANTA – Its official name is the “Safe Carry Protection Act.”<p>But critics are calling it the “Guns Everywhere Bill.”<p>At noon Wednesday, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is scheduled to sign the sweeping legislation into law. One of the most permissive state gun laws in the nation, it will allow licensed …

Guns

14 mind tricks to help you save more and spend less

But in practice, it's harder than it sounds.<p>In the moment, most of us would rather have that $25 brunch special than increase our retirement contributions by 1%, or take that desperately "needed" week at the beach instead of saving for a down payment on a two-bedroom bungalow. "Later" doesn't hold …

CNN asks: “Can the Klan rebrand?”

<b>(Patrick Collard)</b><p>Racism is facing a branding problem, and CNN is on it<p>Prachi Gupta<p>April 20, 2014 4:37pm (UTC)<p>CNN issued a groundbreaking report on Saturday about the struggles of the Ku Klux Klan, a white supremacist group that has been marginalized by all those of us who believe in racial equality.<p>…

Blood vows: Joseph Smith, Mormonism and the invention of American polygamy

How polygamy created a schism among early Mormons — and ultimately led to the murder of the religion’s founder<p><i>In the last eighteen months of his life, Joseph Smith introduced the Mormon faithful to the Old Testament doctrine of polygamy. Everyone, including Brigham Young and Joseph's wife Emma,</i> …

23 health benefits of marijuana

The American public largely supports the legalization of medical marijuana. At least 84% of the public believes the drug should be legal for medical uses, and recreational pot usage is less controversial than ever, with at least 61% of Americans in support.<p>Even though some medical benefits of …

Inside a Christian Pot Shop

God told Moses to go down the mountain. He told Abraham to sacrifice Isaac, his only son. And, according to Bryan Davies, he made another commandment …

10 Cities Where Americans Are Pretty Much Terrified to Live

According to Gallup, 70.5% of Americans surveyed in 2012 and 2013 said they felt safe walking alone at night. This is effectively unchanged from …

Colorado drivers say police profiling them in other states on heels of pot legalization

Colorado drivers claim they're being unjustly targeted by police officers in other states who are singling them out because of their state's recent legalization of marijuana.<p>Legal experts predict the complaints will soon lead to a string of "license plate profiling" lawsuits -- one of which already …

Bob Saget recalls drunken night in Vegas with John Stamos

Bob Saget slept with John Stamos in Vegas! In his hilarious memoir, “Dirty Daddy,” Saget recalls a trip to Sin City with his “Full House” co-star to go see, what else? An Elvis impersonator.<p>The evening was supposed to be capped off by visiting some clubs but instead Stamos was forced to care for …

LA Dodgers star Yasiel Puig at centre of kidnapping and gangster drama

• Press probes defection of Cuban star with league's richest team • Source: stories could attract interest of federal authorities<p>• David Lengel on Puig, the Dodgers and more in MLB this week<p>As one of the most volatile players in baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Yasiel Puig was already …

5 Tips for Capturing The Magic of Golden Hour Photography

One of the main things that all photographers strive for is to make their work stand out somehow. Obviously, there’s no shortage of photographers on …

Landscape Photography

Now you can buy a Bugatti for $1,000 – but it's a toaster

Before you get too excited, it's not <i>that</i> Bugatti. Nonetheless, the Bugatti appliance company's transparent Noun toaster does sport some quite …

Survival Gear - How to assemble a MOLLE pack

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Essential Wilderness Equipment

If you were stranded in the middle of nowhere, your chances of survival would be significantly higher if you had this equipment with you. To me, …

Primal Gear’s Compact Folding Survival Bow | RECOIL

Primal Gear Unlimited is a company that specializes in ‘hunting, survival, camping and every day carry”. They’ve only been around for approximately a …

Survivalism

Learn to See Photographically With These 4 Tips

Perhaps one of the biggest challenges in becoming a proficient photographer is learning to see the creative possibilities of the scene in front of …

How to Get Amazing Images from Shadows (15 Awesome Examples)

Photographing shadows is often overlooked as a creative subject for our photography, and we can understand why. Any photographer, or photographic …

Landscape Photography

SEO for Photographers: How to Make it Work For You

It’s a given these days that if a photographer wants to get his or her work seen by a wider audience, they will need a good website. However, getting …

Useful Tools to Help Simplify Your Life As A Photographer

Let's face it, there are tons of little gadgets on the market all claiming they can turn your photos into brilliant works of art so long as you fork …

Every Document You Need to Defend Yourself During an Audit

Defending yourself during an Internal Revenue Service audit can be a time-consuming, stressful affair — but audits aren’t too common. During the 2016 …

Don't Be Afraid To Cancel Cable — Here's How To Get All The Programs You Love

3 Professionals Entrepreneurs Need for Their Personal Lives

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you are driven to work hard and perform at your best. Too often, though, you probably tend to focus on your business and neglect the other aspects of your life. While you may be the first to hire an assistant or barter …

'Tamiflu Is No Better Than Tylenol'

Tamiflu and Relenza, the world’s front-line defences against influenza, are only as effective as paracetamol or acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, at fighting the disease.<p>Analysis of clinical trial data released by the manufacturers, Roche and GlaxoSmithKline, after a five year battle …

Sears is dying: What the ubiquitous store’s death says about America

The middle class shrunk, American culture became atomized and a nation’s beloved department store was the casualty<p>You shopped at Sears. You wore Toughskins jeans. You paged through the Fall/Winter catalog, thumbing frayed edges onto the toy section. You mowed your grass with a Craftsman lawnmower, …

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