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12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior is to reward ourselves. With motivation, we repeat the action again and again until it becomes ingrained.<p>How you go …

Self-improvement

Revolutionary new solar windows could generate 50 times more power than conventional photovoltaics

We’ve seen several transparent solar cell concepts on Inhabitat, but perhaps none with such ambitious claims as those made by SolarWindow …

Clean Energy

My new attitude to travel is to skip the iconic – and I thank my father for that

My father, who lives in India, loathes travel. He will tell you this himself. When he hears about other people’s road trips, he shakes his head, wishing they had more common sense. The greatest pleasure, for him, is to be at home, reading the news and eating rice and coconut <i>chammanthi</i>. Ideally, the …

Travel

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.<p>Looking for an epic road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious …

These are the 12 largest nuclear detonations in history

Since then, there have been over 2,051 other nuclear weapons tests around the world.<p>No other force epitomizes the absolute destructive power humanity has unlocked in the way nuclear weapons have. And the weapons rapidly became more poweful in the decades after that first test.<p>The device tested 70 …

Smartphone 'mode' can speed up devices and lengthen battery life

Phones, tablets and other devices slow down over time, no matter how expensive or cutting edge they were when you bought them. Now, researchers from Hanyang University in Korea claim a technology they developed can delay the inevitable. It's called Where's WALDIO or Write Ahead Logging Direct IO, …

Batteries

Boeing just patented a jet engine powered by lasers and nuclear explosions

With airplane makers constantly on the lookout for new and more efficient ways to power their products, this laser engine is the latest idea cooked up by the engineers at Boeing.<p>Modern airliners such as the Boeing Dreamliner are powered by multiple turbofan engines. These engines deploy a series of …

Internal Documents Show Fossil Fuel Industry Has Been Aware of Climate Change for Decades

<i>ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson supports a carbon tax, but insists climate models "simply are not that good" and don't justify a dramatic shift away from fossil fuels.</i><p>Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse created a stir recently when he speculated that fossil fuel companies may be violating federal …

The Biggest Winner From The Greek Tragedy

Long after Greece has left the Eurozone and Germany is using the Deutsche Mark as its currency, the people of the two nations, antagonized to a level …

How 3D-Printing Rocket Engines Could Win Back The Space Race

Rapid manufacturing methods may eliminate dependence on Russian rockets<p>In the mid-1960s, NASA’s Marshall Spaceflight Center, outside of Huntsville, Ala., was a hive of rocket-engineering activity, ground zero for America’s efforts to establish herself as the world’s dominant space power. Following …

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

A solar-energy storage cell that works at night | Kurzweil

A UT Arlington team has developed a new energy cell that is more efficient and can store solar energy even at night (credit: UT Arlington)<p>A …

Clean Energy

New Models Of Suspended Tents That Let You Sleep Among The Trees

Tent company Tentsile recently added three new models to its range of suspended tents.<p>It revealed Trillium, a small, stackable, versatile …

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Meet the nomadic photographer who has been road-tripping with her dog around the US for the past 7 years

"Ever since I can remember, I have been independent and curious," Turner told Business Insider. "Being on the open road is a feeling I can't get anywhere else. It's a feeling of freedom," Turner said.<p>"The first year is the hardest — if you get through that and want to continue, then the road is for …

8 camping hacks you'll kick yourself for not knowing sooner

The number of overnight stays at U.S. National Parks in 2014 increased by almost one million since 2013, according to the National Park Service.<p>It's …

Hacking

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

365-Gigapixel Panorama of Mont Blanc Becomes the World’s Largest Photo

Say hello to the new largest photo in the world. An international team led by photographer Filippo Blengini has published a gigantic panoramic …

Mont Blanc

Free to See: 10 U.S. Adventure Activities

Interested in trying a new sport or activity? Check out this list of free ways to give it a go without shelling out big bucks. Sponsored by Toyota Venza<p><b>Sail Boston Harbor</b><p>Boston, Massachusetts<p>Sail scenic Boston Harbor with an experienced skipper during one of the Open House events held by the Boston …

New England

Why You Should Never Start Just One Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are two types of entrepreneurs: Those who start one company and those who start lots of companies.<p>Those who start lots of companies like to describe themselves as “serial entrepreneurs,” which may or may not be slightly fatuous. …

The Silly Politics Of Climate Change

A few weeks back, news of Florida Governor Rick Scott’s prohibition of the term “climate change” in his administration raised howls of criticism. It may have been wrong, in a state where the entire economy is on the beach, to insist that rising sea levels are “nuisance flooding”, but was it really …

Sustainability

11 of the world's most incredible journeys

Up for an extraordinary expedition? Whether by foot, car, boat or train, these adventures will fire up your wanderlust<p>1. Trek with creature comforts, …

How To Get Wealthier By Paying Extra On Your Mortgage

Y<i>ou’ve probably heard that paying off your mortgage early is a good idea because it reduces your total interest outlay. But there are other virtues of paying more than your monthly mortgage bill. AdviceIQ Network member Larry R. Frank Sr., a financial advisor in Roseville, Calif., is wise in the</i> …

Personal Finance

The New Entrepreneur's Bible

It’s been more than ten years since Guy Kawasaki wrote his classic guide to entrepreneurship, <i>The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything</i>, and a lot has changed. We’re in an era dominated by mobile devices, Big Data, and social media. Great ideas no …

Entrepreneurship

The Coziest Two-Person Sleeping Bag Yet

Thanks to its shoe-style, zipper-free design, this new Backcountry Bed Duo from Sierra Designs packs bed-level comfort for two into a bag that's …

Backpacking

Survival Gear Review: Solo Scientific Solar Knife

Can your knife light a fire? I’m not talking about a detachable spark rod that you pull from the handle, or the Zippo that you duct taped to the …

Made in America

Apple is investing $850 million to build a giant solar farm that will power its new headquarters

The company is partnering with First Solar on an ambitious renewable energy project<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook told an audience at the Goldman Sach's Technology and Internet conference that the company is very focused on making environmentally responsible decisions. As proof, he offered up a piece of news. …

Design Lab Workshop merges 3D printing with solar energy for glowing architecture

Jan 13, 2015 | By Simon<p>As more architects look into ways of using additive manufacturing as a way of constructing their buildings, we’ve been seeing …

Kent State