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This Millennial Couple Is Saving $150,000 a Year and Plans to Retire by 2029. Here’s How They Do It

They even economize on food: 'Scallions are cheap.'<p>Some kids want to be a fire fighter, astronaut or a ballerina when they grow up. Lily He wanted to …

Personal Finance

$200 solar self-sufficiency — without your landlord noticing.

<b>Building a solar micro-grid in my bedroom with parts from Amazon</b><p><b>The problem</b><p>Apartment renters need the landlord’s permission to install anything on …

Self-sufficiency

Scientists are now using Wi-Fi to read human emotions

Scientists at MIT are using Wi-Fi and AI to determine your emotional state. They’ve created an algorithm that can detect and measure individual heartbeats by bouncing RF signals off of people.<p>An RF emitter coupled with the algorithm works in the same way as an electrocardiogram (EKG/ECG), without …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do | Inc.com

As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've realized that helping people "do more" of their good habits …

Self-help

The Amazing Way GE Is Combining Big Data And Electrons To Create 'The Internet of Energy'

The global energy industry is facing disruption as it transitions from fossils to renewables (and occasionally back again). Its challenges include balancing growing demand in developing nations with the need for sustainability, and predicting the effect of extreme weather conditions on supply and …

Internet of Things

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep | Inc.com

Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion for their business plans and personal life goals. Before you go to bed, try these 10 things so you can wake up ready to …

Success

CourseBuffet serves up a free DIY degree in Computer Science or Management

CourseBuffet understands that while college may be a rite of passage, it’s certainly not the only way to get the knowledge you need to succeed in the ever-changing tech or business world.<p>Look, school is expensive.<p>Even worse, we’re now finding out that the degrees that set us back years to obtain …

Computer Science

Hawaii’s First Rocket Launch Fails Midflight: U.S. Air Force

The first rocket launch from Hawaii failed shortly after takeoff, according to the U.S. Air Force.<p>The 55-foot "Super Strypi" rocket was launched on Tuesday from Kauai's Pacific Missile Range Facility. Video posted online showed the rocket lift off, streaking up into the clouds.<p>However, the Air …

U.S. Air Force

Solar Paper Ultra Portable Modular Solar Charger

As its name implies, the Solar Paper provides you an eco-friendly and ultra portable way to charge your mobile devices. Line the feature? Let’s go on …

Free mapping data will elevate flood risk knowledge - Creating a better place

For the past 17 years we have been capturing LIDAR (Light Detection & Ranging) data in England. LIDAR uses a laser to scan and map the landscape from …

Physical Geography

10 Daily Habits Of The Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship

Articles about who knew relaxed tropical retreat could be made shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>These shipping containers have left …

Costa Rica

The 14 Principles Of The Future Organization

Over the past few months I’ve been sharing a series of posts on the 7 Principles of the Future Employee and the Evolution of the Employee. This was followed by the 10 Principles of the Future Manager followed by the Evolution of the Manager. Today I want to introduce the 14 Principles of the Future …

The Workplace

Could China Become The OPEC Of Solar Manufacturing?

Not so long ago, solar power was championed as the solution to America’s energy problems because it promised to destroy energy cartels.<p>More than four decades after enduring the slings and arrows of the Arab oil crisis, most Americans still consider energy independence (or at least reduced …

U.S. Dept. of Commerce

Samsung launching Gear VR 'Innovator Edition' in early December for $199

You'll be able to get your hands on Samsung's Gear VR in early December. Today the company announced that it will launch the Gear VR Innovator Edition — essentially what amounts to developer preview hardware (that's available to everyone) — next month. Obviously the Note 4 that's central to …

Why Isn't The Sky Purple?