Jeff Hallyburton

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Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website

Every startup wants the formula for success. Google just provided it for free.<p>Starting a startup isn't easy. Most startup founders struggle with juggling the myriad of success factors required to get things off the ground. Many new ventures fail.<p>It all just got a lot easier thanks to Startup with …

Hydrogen vs atomic bomb: What's the difference?

North Korea has claimed significant advances in testing a thermonuclear bomb. But how is it different to an atomic bomb? DW takes a look at the …

3 seemingly smart moves new entrepreneurs make — that are actually rookie mistakes

Thinking of launching a business? You might already have the common sense to avoid blatantly boneheaded mistakes, like — as one venture capitalist …

Triple Threat: New Pneumonia Is Drug-Resistant, Deadly And Contagious

In the past few years, there have been so many "superbugs" appearing in hospitals around the world that we here at Goats and Soda haven't had the time or resources to report on all of them.<p>But a new type of pneumonia emerging in China seems so important that we dropped what we were doing to write …

Public Health

There's a teaching method tech billionaires love — here's how teachers are learning it

It involves students guiding their own lessons with the help of technology, while teachers take on more of a coaching role if problems emerge. For its apparent benefits in getting kids up to speed in reading and math, advocates have claimed it could — and should — become the future of US …

Pedagogy

Opinion: The U.S. economy will never have another Golden Age

It was the Golden Age of the U.S. economy, the quarter century between 1948 and 1973, when the U.S. reigned supreme, manufacturing flourished and the …

Video: How to Make Wild-Salmon Chowder

In August, I traveled to Alaska to fish the coho salmon run on the Egegik River, near the Becharof National Wildlife Refuge. After wrangling fish …

Recipes

Climate change is going to be very bad for the global economy

That's why an increase in extremely hot days is one of the more worrisome prospects of climate change.<p>To predict just how various countries might suffer or benefit, a team of scientists at Stanford and the University of California, Berkeley, have turned to historical records of how temperature …

Climate Change

China's plans to lead the global economy are being foiled by... China

America’s traditional stewardship of the global economy is in limbo. As president-elect Donald Trump sees it, the United States’ role in the world isn’t necessarily to lead it. Sure, the US will still engage with other countries—but only in line with Trump’s guiding principle of “America …

Can an app change human behavior? This behavioral economics professor is banking on it

Whether personal or professional, change is hard. And the cumulative data is <i>not on</i> our side.<p>Take something obviously detrimental, like smoking. A …

Our readers' top 10 flooring problems (to learn from)

Who doesn’t love a beautiful floor in their house? Be it laminate, stone, hardwood or tile, a beautiful floor (that is also clean) can go a long way …

Beware the Trump: 4 critical energy issues to watch under the next administration

<b>Power lines tower over a coal ash pond from an abandoned coal fired power plant in Chesapeake, Va., Monday, June 27, 2016. A lawsuit has gone to a judge over environmentalists claim that there are leaks of arsenic and other heavy metals into a river near Dominion's abandoned Chesapeake power plant</b> …

How one family thrives in the Arctic with a cob house inside a solar geodesic dome

Life inside the Arctic Circle is by no means easy, unless you’re a Hjertefølger. We first heard about Benjamin and Ingrid Hjertefølger four years ago …

Photoshop is hard to learn. Adobe thinks artificial intelligence can help

A teary-eyed Mala Sharma felt vindicated as she stood outside a school for impoverished children in India. A student had snatched the Adobe Systems executive's iPad and had a go with the company's simplest video editing program. He nailed it, creating a quick video that Sharma said amused his …

9 lifestyle changes to make if you want to earn more money in 2017

"Success is a learnable skill," writes T. Harv Eker in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "If you want to be a great golfer, you can learn how to do it. If you want to be a great piano player, you can learn how to do it ... If you want to be rich, you can learn how to do it."<p>If you want to …

Personal Finance

In Vermont, solar, batteries key energy revolution

Rhonda "Honey" Phillips keeps her own cows and garden at her small, hillside homestead, and now is pushing self-sufficiency in a more high-tech direction. This year, she installed new solar panels just downhill from her modest house and hung a Tesla Powerwall backup battery on her basement wall, to …

Liberal college students caught on camera toppling ‘free-speech wall.’ The reason? (Oh, come on, you already know.)

A cardboard box “free-speech wall” was put together by conservative students at Colorado State University — which displayed liberal and conservative opinions.<p>Free-speech wall at Colorado State University. (Image source: YouTube/Campus Reform)<p>But it was knocked down several times by livid …

Bill Nye-backed solar company aims to cut the cost of solar by 60%

<b>By using a particle accelerator and Float Zone Silicon, Rayton Solar plans to produce high-efficiency silicon wafers just 3 microns thick, slashing</b> …

Meet the New Green Face of Affordable Housing

When you think of "affordable housing," what's the image that comes to mind? For lots of people, including many of those most in need of it, the picture is not a pretty one: it's a scene of dreary, deteriorating high-rises or shabby, poorly constructed "garden" apartments with no garden in sight. …

Urban Design

Mimi Zeiger on design, density and her new book 'Tiny Houses in the City'

Architecture critic and author Mimi Zeiger grew up in Berkeley with a Bronx-raised mother who she says had no patience for driving her anywhere.<p>So it's no surprise that her latest book, "Tiny Houses in the City," (Rizzoli, $29.95) focuses on creative pint-sized homes that are wedged into densely …

San Francisco

Your Water Heater Can Become A High-Power Home Battery

No need to rely on the Tesla Powerwall<p>Although wind and solar energy are growing in popularity, storing that clean energy costs a lot of money. If consumers wanted to keep their green energy in Tesla's Powerwall home battery, for example, they would have to shell out $3,500. That may be why Tesla …

Clean Energy

What I Wish I'd Known Before Buying a House

Tips to make the seemingly daunting task much more bearable.<p>Owning a home is supposed to be part of the American Dream, but the buying process can seem more like a nightmare at times. As my husband and I prepared to buy our first home last year, I was shocked by how little I knew about it and how …

Real Estate

5 Eco-Friendly Prefab Homes You Can Order Right Now

Modern green living<p>One of the major benefits of prefab homes is efficiency. This starts with the basic premise of on-site assembly with precise factory-made elements, which is often completed in a matter of days and eliminates lots of potential for waste. And then there are sexier sustainability …

DIY Outdoor Concrete Bench - Quiet Corner

My parents wanted a bench to go with the concrete fire pit that I made for them. I decided to reuse the wooden forms from that project to make the …

DIY Outdoor Wood Bench

This is a little labor intensive, but the result is beautiful. If you're interested in a bit of a challenge and want to revamp your outdoor space on …

This Super Sustainable House Can Be Built in One Day

A Dutch design firm has redefined living by creating a house that doesn't need a foundation, can be built in one day and is three times more …

Stop pretending America’s housing boom had nothing to do with lending standards

2016-07-20T07:30:24.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>Why did Americans (and Spaniards and Irish) borrow so much against housing in the 2000s, only to find …

Flexible Wings Could Soon Be a Reality for Commercial Airplanes

Commercial airplane designers have been able to significantly improve fuel efficiency in recent years with lighter materials and more aerodynamic …