Ahmed Elidrissi

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10 Bad Exercises for Low Back Pain

You may be on a mission to lose some pounds and gain holistic health but if you are the one who suffers from the problem of lower back pain then you …

Options For Going Off The Grid: Harnessing Wind, Solar And Hydro Power

With rising inflation and increasing prices on all utilities, it’s no wonder that many Americans today are looking for ways to cut costs wherever …

I Tried to Power Three Electric Vehicles With Solar Panels

Powering three modern electric vehicles with my home's solar array and an extension cord. Can the sun be your endless fuel pump?<p>Toward the end of last year, I bought a solar array: 24 LG panels up on my roof paired with Enphase microinverters, transforming sunlight into 7.4 kilowatts of …

Electric Vehicles

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Strength Exercise: Everything You Need to Know

Strength exercise, or resistance training, works your muscles by using resistance, like a dumbbell or your own body weight. This type of exercise …

These 14 Sleek Solar Homes Do More Than Produce Power

Fewer college teams built homes to compete in this year’s Solar Decathlon, but their gee-whiz features might offer a surprising glimpse of the future.<p>They’re not simply places to live. They charge cars, grow food, collect water, and generate electricity during blackouts. These <i>Dwell</i>-like beauties …

Solar Power

How To Make Speakers From Post-Its

Harnessing the power of sound using office supplies<p>On the ground floor of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation in Brooklyn, New York, a bearded and flanneled trio played gloomy arrhythmic music one Wednesday night. Upstairs, director of education David Sheinkopf taught a class on the …

The 'Great Energy Transition' is already underway, according to a new book

In a new book, noted environmentalist Lester Brown says the shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources is not only unstoppable, but will happen much faster than anyone expected.<p>“I think we're going to see a half-century of change compressed into the next decade,” Brown says. “And this is …

How To Rock A Job Interview

The biggest problem for job-seekers going on job interviews has nothing to do with answering tough questions. It has nothing to do with making small talk or showcasing their accomplishments. The biggest problem for job-seekers when they go on a job interview is a conceptual problem.<p>The vast …

Career Development

6 Business Books That Will Revolutionize Your Business and Change Your Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Books have the power to change lives. We live in a time when books are more affordable and accessible. Yet, fewer entrepreneurs read books, using the excuse of a lack of time. If you can’t find time to read, you as an entrepreneur will …

Black Solar Cells Reach Incredible New Efficiency Record

The bright world of photovoltaics<p>Renewable energy is the future. All over the world cities and countries are vowing to go quit fossil fuels and commit to getting their energy fix from 100 percent renewable sources.<p>One of the most popular renewable options is solar—especially in areas that are, …

3 cover letter tips for people who haven't written one in forever

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article called "3 Editing Secrets That Will Make Your Cover Letter Even Better." To which a dear (and succinct and …

Employment

2015 Tesla Model S 70D

The car of the century, now updated with more power and AWD.<p>Tesla made history with the introduction of its Model S sports sedan two-plus years ago, prompting approbation from car critics far and wide. This was the breakthrough electric car the world had seemingly been waiting for, offering …

Elon Musk said Powerwall battery demand is ‘off the hook’ — here’s what that means

The quarterly earnings calls held by Tesla Motors are always a chance to hear CEO Elon Musk describe the Silicon Valley carmaker’s operations and outlooks.<p>But last week’s call was a first: The bulk of the questions by financial analysts weren’t about the company’s electric cars.<p>Most of the …

6 Easy Ways to Grow Your Subscription-Based Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do have run a subscription-based business? If so, get your to-do list ready.<p>As you may know, in a subscription-based business, even the smallest improvements can lead to serious compounding growth over time. So you should always be …

Tesla's Big Announcement Is PowerWall: A Battery For Your Home

It's electrifying<p>Could a battery big enough to power your whole home be coming to market soon? Yes, says Elon Musk. More than that, he says it will change the world.<p>Rumors have swirled for weeks about a new announcement from Tesla, with onlookers around the world latching onto any crumb of …

3 atom thick materials could lead to ultra-thin processors

Researchers from Cornell University have announced a breakthrough in transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD) production that could lead to much thinner transistors, the building block for faster, smaller and more power efficient processors.<p>TMDs are promising materials for future semi-conductors, …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

These People Were Not Prepared for Tesla P85D "Insane Mode"

Watch their minds get blown in real time.<p>Elon Musk took the lid off his own madness with the Tesla Model S P85D, the dual-motor, all-wheel-drive, 691 horsepower silent screamer of the electric car world.<p>As if all that unhinged power wasn't enough, The D comes with "Insane Mode," unleashing the …

Tesla

A Reddit User Has Cracked The Mysterious Code On The Front Page Of The Pirate Bay

A coded message that has appeared on the front page of The Pirate Bay for over a month, fueling speculation about the site's relaunch, has finally been solved, TorrentFreak reports.<p>The Pirate Bay has been down since a police raid took the file-sharing site offline on Dec. 9. The code appeared on …

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Zero-emissions house charges itself and your car

Gallery: Zero-emissions house charges itself and your car<p>Gallery: Zero-emissions house charges itself and your car<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>Architecture firm Snøhetta …

Saudi Arabia Can't Afford To Have Oil Prices This Low For Very Long

In a new note, RBC Capital Markets analyst Helima Croft takes a look at both the fiscal and external breakeven crude-oil prices for countries across the Middle East.<p>Fiscal breakeven is the price required for countries to balance their budgets, while the external price is what is needed for a …

Oil

Habits That Help Boost Productivity From Dawn To Dusk

Resolutions, intentions, visualizations, and plans are all great. But it’s <i>habits</i> that really change our lives. In fact, a recent article from Psychology Today notes that habits are so powerful that, if we’re in the environment that supports our habit, we’ll carry out the action without even …

How to live for free: 7 tips from an expert

From free taxis to complimentary sailing trips around the world; a new book explains how to live for nothing. We highlight seven of the ways<p>In a recent study, two thirds of Britons who received a freebie or bargain said they would feel "happy and cheerful" for the rest of the day.<p>And according to …