Jonathan Albiz

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4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

29 Budget-Friendly Sites To Find Cheap Home Decor

Though there are loads of sites to snag discount furniture, it seems finding cheap and inexpensive home decor is its own unique challenge.<p>From finding cheap rugs and expensive-looking coffee tables, to snagging affordable mid-century furniture styles, the online options are endless for home design …

Shopping

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This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

Workouts

Stock Tank Pools Are Going to Be All the Rage This Summer

Want one? Here's what you need to do.<p>As the temperatures rise, installing a pool in your backyard probably sounds like a really good idea — until you learn that the average cost of a backyard pool is $20,000 to $30,000. Instead of dropping a ton of cash just to stay cool this summer, you may want …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Really Need

A man's fitness routine, much like his choice in films, women, clothes and favourite reptile (Komodo dragon - closely followed by the bearded dragon …

Fitness

The Best Way To Get Cheap Solar: Shop Around

A new report finds that there can be big difference in prices to get solar installed on your home–especially between big companies and more local installers.<p>If you’re thinking about getting solar panels for your roof, here’s two pieces of advice, free of charge. One, shop around. And, two, don’t be …

Solar Power

HyperSolar Releases Video Demonstration of Renewable Hydrogen Production

<b>SANTA BARBARA, Calif.</b> -- HyperSolar, Inc. (HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and any …

Energy

How drones are helping design the solar power plants of the future

A cottage industry is growing around new technology for solar power developers to design, build and operate solar farms to help compete with fossil fuel power<p>At the edge of a plot of muddy farmland, a few miles down the road from the University of California at Davis, an engineer takes a few quick …

Solar Power

This Startup Lets Small Businesses Buy All Their Power Directly From Wind And Solar Farms

Squeaky makes it easy for companies to go 100% renewable energy. Now there are no excuses.<p>When Google decided to shift to 100% renewable energy, it worked directly with wind and solar farms to sign deals. A new U.K.-based startup called Squeaky lets small businesses easily do the same thing at a …

Renewable Energy

Electrek green energy brief: 650MW solar plant construction video, world’s largest solar facade, and more

Danish School Has Installed The World’s Largest Solar Facade – When the building is made of electricity generation material, from day one, we change the perception of what a building is. It’s no longer simply a structure to feed material, food, energy for hot, cold and light, etc. In soon time, a …

Solar Power

The future of solar power technology is bright | Ars Technica

From photovoltaic paint to thermal fuel, we peek at a future beyond today's solar cells.<p>While our recent look at residential solar may lead you to …

Clean Energy

This blooming solar system harvests energy from the sun like a flower

'Smartflower' claims to be the world's first "intelligent energy plant." It's a solar system that unfolds its giant solar panel petals in the morning …

Prices For Solar Panels Keep Falling, So Why Isn’t It Cheaper To Get Solar?

Now that we’ve made the tech affordable, we have to turn our attention to the less sexy parts of the business.<p>It’s never been cheaper to go solar. The installed price for home solar systems is less than half of what it was eight years ago. More than 1 million U.S. homes have now taken the plunge, …

Recipe: How to Make Shanghai-Style Soup Dumplings

A few years ago, I was living in LA and taking regular trips to the San Gabriel Valley, home to hundreds of restaurants serving regional Chinese food (among other cuisines). With friends in tow, I’d drive into the parking lot of whatever dumpling house living legend/noted food writer Jonathan Gold …

Food & Dining

The Damage Already Done by Trump's Presidency

Trump's just taking office, but he's already cost America gravely<p>Donald Trump moves into the White House already having done damage to the …

Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

Nanotech

Solar is getting a lot cheaper, and it's reducing investment in solar

But last year's 18 percent drop doesn't tell the whole story. Lurking among the numbers are a few bright spots.<p>Solar is getting a lot cheaper, reducing investment in solar.<p>It sounds paradoxical, but falling prices for photovoltaic solar have stunted investment. Solar energy is getting cheaper and …

Renewable Energy

Electrek morning green energy brief: Solar panels so cheap manufacturers losing money, Russians hacking the US grid, and more

Solar Panels now so cheap, manufacturers probably selling at a loss – I personally have seen the price of solar panels fall from $.55/W to $.35/W starting in about June of 2016 through today. That’s a 36% fall in price for the formerly most expensive component of a solar panel. The Chinese believe …

Solar Panels

8 fabulous houses under 75 m²

Whoever said that size matters had clearly never seen these amazing but modest homes, but we bet they would have liked to! With no more than 75 …

Fabulous

How to Become a Contractor and Save (or Make) Money Renovating Homes

If you've successfully DIY'd a few home improvements around your house, you might be wondering how to become a contractor. After all, why hire someone to oversee renovations when you can just take on the role yourself? You might even turn it into a profitable side business! If you've ever wondered …

Home Improvement

KILL SINUS INFECTION IN 20 SECONDS WITH THIS SIMPLE METHOD AND THIS COMMON HOUSEHOLD INGREDIENT!

Step-by-step method<p>The nasal cavity holds a bone, also known as the Vomer bone, which is placed vertically in the cavity. Lisa De Stefano, D.O., an …

Tips on Toning Down Aggressive Households

Some households are noisy and full of roughhousing. Others are quiet and easy going. If the your household has been aggressive for a long time it wears on everyone in the family and emotional temperatures flare. Individuals lose sight of how to regulate their emotions to a talking level even though …

Parenting

Metal Roof vs. Asphalt Shingles - We Bet You Had No Idea!

Are you in the process of deciding between Asphalt and Metal for your next roof? If so read on to learn more on how a metal roof stocks up against a …

New Solar Capture Technique Converts CO2 Into Burnable Fuel

University of Chicago Engineers have built a new type of solar cell that would efficiently convert atmospheric carbon dioxide to fuel—and it achieves …