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10 Off-Grid Myths - Renewable Energy

I’ve been living without any connection to grid power since 1991. The Homeowner’s Energy Handbook can teach you the basics. In all these years I can …

Tudor-inspired tiny house blends old-world charm with minimalist functionality

From climbing walls to movable walls, the prolific tiny house team from Tiny Heirloom is well known for creating unique tiny homes, but they’ve …

The Nobe is 100% electric car, 75% wheels!

Technically classified as a trike (a contraction of the word tricycle), the Nobe 100 electric trike looks retro and feels futuristic. With an …

Kate Spade is the 3rd high-profile designer in recent years to die by suicide

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kate Spade's suicide is the latest in a tragic and disturbing recurrence of high-profile fashion designers who have hanged themselves.<p>Since 2010, two other celebrity designers have killed themselves in a similar way: Alexander McQueen in 2010 and L'Wren Scott in 2014.<p><b>Alexander …

How the Nordic countries outsmarted us again

<b>Bergen, Norway (CNN) —</b> Subtly, as is their style, the Nordic countries -- Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland -- have seized global leadership on clean energy innovation and aim to keep it.<p>Their motive isn't simply green-tinged altruism -- although …

Tom Brady posts emotional message after idol Dwight Clark's passing

In one of the great links between NFL dynasties, a four-year-old Tom Brady was in the stands to watch Joe Montana and the 49ers dramatically defeat …

The Sullivans and Blue Heelers screenwriter Tony Morphett dead at 80: Beloved father and writer passes away following a heart attack in Katoomba

The Sullivans screenwriter Tony Morphett has died at the age of 80.<p>The beloved father, husband and storyteller passed away in Katoomba on Saturday …

Media Industry

You Can Purchase This Tiny House on Amazon

Do you ever just blindly add things to your shopping cart while browsing Amazon? It isn't like you're going to buy everything, but you just want to …

The Cryptocurrency Job Market Is Exploding (Infographic)

Looking for a new career? Check out the crypto industry.<p>It can feel like a new cryptocurrency is popping up every hour, and that’s because they basically are. There are more than 1,500 tradeable cryptocurrencies. In 2017 alone, there were between 2.9 and 5.8 million people using crypto wallets …

Cryptocurrency

My Last Google Search Ever…

All it took for me to switch to a private search engine<p>I turned on my computer and opened up my web browser, Firefox. My usual home page popped up: …

Former Raiders first-round draft pick Bob Buczkowski dies

AP<p>Bob Buczkowski, a first-round draft pick of the Raiders in 1986 who had a disappointing NFL career and trouble off the field, has died at the age …

The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism

Since the founding of the United States, politicians and pundits have warned that partisanship is a danger to democracy. George Washington, in his Farewell Address, worried that political parties, or factions, could "allow cunning, ambitious and unprincipled men" to rise to power and subvert …

Political Science

30 Of The Handiest Gadgets On Amazon For Under $20

In this day and age, finding a practical product that claims to make life easier isn't hard. You know what is? Finding one that actually does it. …

Ozzy Osbourne: ‘My problem, really, is I don’t remember I’m 70’ [He’s 69]

The singer on Black Sabbath, being superstitious and moving back to England<p><b>I am so pleased</b> I gave up drinking. At one point, I never ever imagined going a day. I was a raging alcoholic. When I used to drink booze, I’d buy a Ferrari or whatever, and Sharon would always be getting rid of them so I …

Ozzy Osbourne

Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Dies at Age 81

Ted Dabney, the co-founder of Atari and one of the first figures of the video game industry, has died at the age of 81.<p>Video game historian and close …

Now just four men who walked on the moon are still alive

The death of Alan Bean means only four of the 12 astronauts who set foot on the moon are walking the Earth.<p>Bean, who became the fourth man to walk on the moon as part of the Apollo 12 mission in 1969, died today (May 26) at age 86 at Houston Methodist Hospital in Texas. He had fallen ill while …

Space Science

New Evidence Points to an Unbroken, Million-Year-Long Ice Core in Antarctica

Imagine an unbroken chronological record, dating back a million years, of temperature and atmospheric conditions on Earth. Such a thing could indeed …

3D Virtual Tour of the Aurora Tiny House That Expands with Huge Slide Outs

This is a 3D virtual tour of the Aurora tiny house on wheels by Zero Squared that expands with its huge slide outs. The home actually has a split …

The Valhalla 35ft Gooseneck Tiny House by Simblissity Tiny Homes

This is the Valhalla 35ft Gooseneck Tiny House on Wheels built by SimBLISSity Tiny Homes out of Lyons, Colorado. At 35ft, it’s a pretty large tiny …

Girl Challenges Herself To Draw A Self-Portrait In 50 Cartoon Styles, And The Result Is Unbelievably Spot On

If you aren't stepping out of your artistic comfort zone, you probably aren't improving. A year ago, 24-year-old Sam Skinner decided to take her …

NASA's 'Impossible' Space Engine Tested—Here Are the Results

The first independent tests of the EmDrive suggest there's a mundane explanation for the wildly controversial device.<p>Spaceflight is hard. Blasting heavy cargo, spacecraft, and maybe people to respectable speeds over interplanetary distances (not to mention the luxury of stopping at destinations) …

How This Couple Saved $1 Million in 11 Years and Became Financially Independent Before 40

They aim to spend just $2 on every meal.<p>Convenience drives American cuisine, and from her kitchen in Richmond, Va., Laura Barrett has put her own, …

Porn does not educate, it distorts. A course in sexual reality is in order | Barbara Ellen

Ian McEwan is right – material on the internet does warp expectations among the young<p>Ian McEwan has spoken about online pornography “warping” the sexual expectations of young people. How, while his novella <i>On Chesil Beach</i> was about newlyweds who were unable to cope with sexual reality in the early …

Former model and young son die in plunge from New York hotel

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> A 47-year-old former model and her 7-year-old son plunged to their deaths in what the New York Police Department has deemed a murder-suicide. The two were found unconscious after a fall from a New York hotel Friday.<p>New York police found the bodies of Stephanie Nicolai and her …

Former Patriots RB Andy Johnson dies at age 65

PatsPulpit<br>The Patriots lost a team legend this week. Former running back Andy Johnson has passed away from an undisclosed illness, New England …

Interlocking indoor and outdoor levels bring Japanese house close to nature

For this lakeside house in Japan, Tokyo-based studio Sugawaradaisuke used five interlocking levels to create multiple viewing platforms both inside …

Tiny House That Expands to 374 Sq. Ft. Using Slide Outs!

This is an expanding tiny house on wheels for sale out of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It’s the Aurora by Zero Squared and now you can have it! This …

Treat Addiction Like Cancer

Two years ago, I spent a week in Houston helping my stepbrother while he underwent treatment for Stage 4 lymphoma at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. I sat with him while a nurse cleaned his chemo port and made records of her work, to keep his medical team updated. I accompanied …

A mix of Viagra and the flu vaccine could treat cancer: Bizarre cocktail is now being tested in humans after reducing the disease by 90% in mice

A combination of Viagra and a flu vaccine could treat cancer, surprising new research suggests.<p>The unconventional strategy invigorates the immune …

Immunotherapy

People can't stop talking about this 'brilliant' National Geographic cover

<i>National Geographic</i> has its fair share of affecting, enduring covers, like 1985's "Afghan Girl," arguably the publication's most famous image.<p>For its …