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Sustainable Design of Communities Dramatically Reduces Waste

In the past decade, the construction and retrofitting of individual homes to reduce energy and water use has grown explosively. Yet applying green …

Sustainability

DIY: 11 steps to building your own home

Building your own home might sound extreme, but having the simple process laid out before you will make it all the more easy.<p>Are you looking for …

The morning rituals of Elon Musk, Richard Branson​,​ and 8 other successful people

Success

8 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

Get your body moving or try something new before your next brainstorming session. Your daring mindset will follow you back to the office and inspire something great.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creativity is essential to your business strategy. I’m not talking about …

Creativity

Hotel AWA

Set on the shores of southern Chile's Llanquihue Lake, Hotel AWA completely immerses guests in the surrounding landscape. Each of their rooms …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

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These 12 Habits Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

Changing habits can improve your health, your focus, your motivation.<p>No matter who you are sometimes, we find ourselves in a slump or not where we want to be in our lives. For us to change our mindset, we often have to make changes to our habits and the behaviors that are causing us the problem. …

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

Feed your brain at the gym, in the car, or whenever you have a few minutes to spare.<p>Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to …

Ditch your nail and hammer. Build your dream house in just 2 days using only wooden bricks.

'Brikawood' is shaped into boards and spacers that interlock to make building a house easy and fast.

Architecture

Need a Shot of Inspiration? Here are 5 Awesome TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

When it's hard to keep the faith, let these help you out.<p>Entrepreneurship is hard. There's no getting around it.<p>But it's also worth it. It can be a way of getting wealthy, yes, but it's also a way of expressing what you're really about -- the best of who you are.<p>These five TED talks are 20-minute …

Five Proven Ways Spending Time in Nature Inspires Creativity

Any person with a desk job has probably had that one moment where they look outside into the world and think they could do more, work better and get …

How to Become Exceptional - 5 Simple Steps to Goal Success

<b>…because all success isn’t average or normal. Those you see out in front, ahead of everyone, are truly exceptional.</b><p>Hi there ,<p>News:<p>Finally had our …

Self-improvement

Lessons from a Teenage Entrepreneur: Leadership and Sustainability | Founder's Guide

As a teenage entrepreneur, or rather, as a former member of this fraternity, I have many lessons to share about business success in general and …

9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing - Bisi Adewale :: Marriage is my middle name

By: John Rampton<p>9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing<p>Have you ever you wondered how certain people have gotten so successful? Sure you …

Self-improvement

The 6 Resources That Lead to Creativity, According to Research

Intelligence matters--but it's only one piece of the puzzle.<p>If you want your team to think more creatively, research indicates, there are key things you can do to increase the likelihood of creative outcomes.<p>Consider research published in 1995 by Robert J. Sternberg, who conceptualized a theory …

Expert Advice: Architects’ Top Tricks for Creating a European-Inspired Interior

We know—Europe is big, and a European “look” doesn’t mean one thing at all. Still, romantic notions of European decor continue to inspire.<p>Short of …

Engineers Just Created The Most Efficient Solar Cells Ever

Yes!<p>Australian engineers have taken us closer than ever before to the theoretical limits of sunlight-to-electricity conversion, by building …

The Best States And Cities For The Clean Tech Economy

Where are clean tech companies getting the most traction? Mostly in the states you’d expect, but don’t underestimate what wind power is doing to the grids of middle America.<p>In 2010, only one state generated 10% of its energy from renewable sources. Now, 14 states exceed 10% renewables that aren’t …

New eco-village hits the (plastic) bottle

Recycled plastic bottles have previously been used to make a sustainable home, but an ambitious new project in Panama hopes to use the ubiquitous …

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A psychologist looked at over 50 years of research on creativity — here’s what he found

Indeed, deliberate practice can help you master new skills.<p>Deliberate practice involves a series of techniques designed to learn efficiently and purposefully.<p>This involves goal setting, breaking down complex tasks into chunks, developing highly complex and sophisticated representations of possible …

Creativity

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

The Cheapest 5 Shipping Container Homes Ever Built

With US house prices back on the climb and many people being unable to afford rent, it’s no wonder that countless people are now starting to look for …

Family Successfully Living Off-Grid

Family Successfully Living Off-Grid<p>Updated on December 20, 2017<p>All but one of my children are grown so the time seemed right for our family to try …

12 things successful people do on Sunday nights

In fact, a whopping 76% of American workers say they get the Sunday-night blues, according to a 2015 Monster survey.<p>Even if you love your job and typically look forward to getting back into the swing of things, "it's easy to feel a bit of trepidation on Sundays about the stresses waiting for you on …

Success

These Architects' Drawings of Human Figures Offer an Insight Into Their Minds

While there are many different approaches creating architectural space, most architects agree that the primacy of the human is paramount to the …