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Soul Food from a Soul Legend

It’s not every day that you can eat a meal in a restaurant owned by a soul legend. While there are a couple of locations around town, the one across …

7 ways to make camping with kids fun (for everyone)

Camping – now there is an activity sure to divide. Camping with kids, well that is enough to terrify any parent. Pity, as it is the perfect way to …

Electric vehicles beat gasoline cars in cradle-to-grave emissions study

A cradle-to-grave analysis finds driving an electric car in California creates less greenhouse gas emissions than even the most efficient gasoline vehicle.<p>A car running on electricity -- even when powerplant emissions are considered -- produces pollution equivalent to a theoretical conventional car …

Electric Vehicles

Did Starbucks Just Create The Most Epic $250 Million Recruiting Tool Ever?

In early April, I covered Starbucks Coffee’s announcement that it would offer a four-year college education for every Starbucks employee working 20 or more hours, at zero tuition expense. At that time, Starbucks committed up to $250 million to ensure that each of its U.S. employees–whether full or …

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With This Airbnb For Energy, Now You Can Buy Solar Power From Your Neighbor

The sharing economy meets renewable energy.<p>In the last six years, the price of solar power has fallen by at least 50%. And yet, for most Americans, that fact hardly matters, because they’re not able to take advantage. Either their roof is facing the wrong way, there’s too much shading from trees or …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

The Best Meditation Retreats in the U.S.

You don’t have to journey to an exotic ashram in India a la <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> for an exclusive, life-changing meditation retreat. Whether you’re traveling solo, want to reconnect as a couple, or take an unforgettable trip with friends, some incredible resorts and getaways in the States are geared to …

Start Collecting Original Art with Uprise

Uprise Art is an art collective and online gallery that features original artwork from some of today’s emerging contemporary artists. The collective …

Streetwear

The 13 Best Children’s, Illustrated, and Picture Books of 2013

<i>“It is an error … to think of children as a special kind of creature, almost a different race, rather than as normal, if immature, members of a particular family, and of the human family at large,”</i> J. R. R. Tolkien wrote in his superb meditation on fantasy and why there’s no such thing as writing …

Amanda Palmer on the Art of Asking and the Shared Dignity of Giving and Receiving

<i>“It would be a terrible calamity,”</i> Henry Miller wrote in his meditation on the beautiful osmosis between giving and receiving, <i>“for the world if we eliminated the beggar. The beggar is just as important in the scheme of things as the giver. If begging were ever eliminated God help us if there should</i> …

Atlanta Braves honor sports and Civil Rights legends at Heritage event

Share<p>Tweet<p>Reddit<p>Share<p>Pin<p>Flip<p>Share<p>Email<p>WhatsApp<p>Buffer<p>Pocket<p>Shares 0<p>By Maria Saporta<p>Another great Atlanta tradition is born.<p>The Atlanta Braves on …