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6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

42 Insanely Clever Products You Need For Your Next Camping Trip

Just don't carry them all at once — you might not make it out of the door.

Sculpt Broad Shoulders With Just Your Body Weight

Anthony J. Yeung, C.S.C.S.

6 Pilates Moves for a Shredded Six-Pack

1 of 6<p>Do you have a gut or a tight, lean midsection? As a master Pilates instructor for 10 years, I can comfortably say that I know what’s best when …

Tim Cook parla di Apple Watch ed energie rinnovabili

<b>Tim Cook</b> è stato uno degli ospiti d’eccezione alla <b>Goldman Sachs Tech Conference 2015</b>. Il CEO di Apple ha parlato un po’ di tutto, dai nuovi prodotti …

Apple building $850m solar farm in California

San Francisco - Apple says it will spend $850m on a massive solar energy project that will generate enough power for the computer giant's new office …

Renewable Energy

How Mobile Technology Is Changing Canadian Health Care

Innovation -- it's a term we use often when it comes to emerging technology, but the word itself comes from the Latin "innovare," meaning to do …

5 Weightlifting Mistakes That Are Screwing Up Your Workout

Indeed, it doesn't matter whether you're a weightlifting neophyte or a seasoned ironworker; odds are your routine is peppered with missteps that are holding you back. In fact, we're willing to bet that the following five are among them.<p>The more bad habits you do away with, the faster your gains …

Workplaces of the Future to Abandon the Open Plan and Feed Employees with Sky Gardens

The winners of Metropolis Magazine's Workplace of the Future 2.0 Design Competition have been announced. This year's competition challenged …

6 New Rules of Sex Appeal

Learn to conquer your dating competition and make your attractiveness soar by mastering these secrets<p>Leo, Beckham, Clooney: Rich, powerful, admired.<p>But their appeal goes beyond fame or earning power. Call it charisma, call it confidence. Social scientist Catherine Hakim, Ph.D., calls it "erotic …

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Solar And Water: Abengoa's Big Bets

While renewable energy dominate the portfolio of its young yieldco, Abengoa plans to mix that up with water projects, especially as drought and population growth prompt governments to search for alternative sources of fresh water, said Santiago Seage, CEO of Abengoa Yield.<p>The yieldco currently …

Renewable Energy

This Combination Wind And Solar System Perches On the Edge Of A Building’s Roof

Most urban wind turbines don’t do much but putter in the breeze. This idea puts them in a place where they can turn.<p>Wind turbines often don’t work well on top of buildings. With all the other structures in the way in urban areas, the wind speeds aren’t fast enough, and the blades fail to turn. You …

Wind and solar are cheapest energy options for China's growth

We already know that large-scale wind and solar are becoming competitive without subsidies in some parts of the world, even while fossil fuels remain …

Renewable Energy

Why The World Isn't Ready For Renewable Energy - And How We Can Be

At 3:59 am on 8 November 2009, Spain’s renewable energy control center registered a milestone: For a gusty moment, more than half of Spain was powered by wind.<p>The brief spike was cause for celebration. Powering the world using nothing but renewable energy is often seen as a naïve dream, despite the …

Renewable Energy

The 'Wind Tree' that could heat your home

<b>(CNN) —</b> From a distance this may look like an ordinary tree, but get closer and you will discover it is actually a power generator.<p>French company NewWind has created the "Arbre a Vent" or "Wind Tree," a 3-meter-tall generator designed for urban environments which makes the most of smaller air …

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Google Makes Two More Solar, Wind Investments

We’re barely three weeks into 2015, and Google has already disclosed two substantial investments in renewable energy projects.<p>The total so far: more than $1.5 billion.<p>The most recent transaction (its 19th so far) will see the Internet giant put $76 million into the Balko Wind project in Oklahoma, …

Renewable Energy

Leggere i cambiamenti climatici in chiave economica

La geografia viene ridisegnata dai cambiamenti climatici: non c'è linea di confine che non cambierà a causa dell'innalzamento del livello dei mari. …

The 10 Most Livable Global Cities For Balancing Work And Play

Some cities, like New York and Tokyo, offer economic and cultural clout. Others, like Vancouver and Melbourne, offer “comfort.” A new ranking attempts to balance both.<p>How do the world’s biggest cities stack up against each other in terms of their livability? Every day seems to bring a different …

Wind and wave farms could affect Earth’s energy balance

<b>UPDATE, April 6</b>: <i>This article has elicited a considerable amount of interest, and some criticism. We always welcome discussions of the stories</i> …

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21 Incredible Places You Must Stay In Before You Die

Beautiful stays for big adventures.<p>All selections from National Geographic's Unique Lodges of the World.

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

7 New Sex Positions You've Probably Never Tried

7 Hot Sex Positions in 60 Seconds<p>Learn a week's worth of moves in a minute flat<p>If your go-to bedroom moves have gotten a little boring lately, it's time to add to your hot sex arsenal. Here are seven hot sex positions you've probably never tried before—and how to perform each one—presented in less …

5 Cooking Techniques You Should Know By Now

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Increase in renewables investment recorded in 2014

The renewable energy industries managed to withstand increased competition from the oil and gas sector to win greater investment over the last 12 …

Nest Now Will Integrate With Your Smart Lock and Whirlpool

The Works With Nest program gets 15 new partners.<p>Nest is continuing its bid to dominate the entire smart home market by announcing 15 new partners in its 'Works with Nest' developer program.<p>Works with Nest launched six months ago with several companies including Mercedes Benz, Logitech, Pebble and …

Google's 'Security Princess' on Hacking, Hiring, and Women in Tech | Inc.com

Parisa Tabriz calls herself Google's "Security Princess." No, really--that's the title on her business card. And what duties, you might be wondering, come along with such a grand and cheeky title? This particular princess heads a 27-person team of Google engineers who build and protect Chrome, the …

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