John Ulmer

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Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

7 Ways to Free Yourself From Debt—for Good!—in 2015

These smart and easy strategies can get you back in the black before you know it.<p>If you’re in debt, getting out may seem impossible.<p>One in eight …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

9 Insanely Simple Steps To Fix Your Finances This Year

Is your money still funny? Make 2015 the year you ~really~ laugh all the way to the bank.<p>In 2014, we learned that money is a subject many young adults are still trying to master.<p>The good news — no matter your income or starting balance — is we have 365 days to get it right, or at least <i>try</i> to do …

Personal Finance

On Being a Black Male, Six Feet Four Inches Tall, in America in 2014

<i>Just like Michael Brown, comedian and commentator W. Kamau Bell is six feet four inches tall. And he knows it.</i><p>I am afraid of the cops. Absolutely petrified of the cops. Now understand, I’ve never been arrested or held for questioning. I’ve never been told that I “fit the description.” But that …

The Front Lines of Ferguson

The death of Michael Brown and 48 hours at the center of an American crisis in Ferguson, Missouri<p>I don’t know what made me buy a plane ticket to St. …

Justice

Chimichurri Sauce

MAKES ABOUT 2 cups<p>This recipe for a colorful chimichurri sauce doubles as a marinade and an accompaniment to all cuts of beef.<p>July 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup red wine vinegar<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>3-4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced or minced<p>1 shallot, finely chopped<p>1 Fresno chile or red …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

The death of privacy

We have come to the end of privacy; our private lives, as our grandparents would have recognised them, have been winnowed away to the realm of the shameful and secret. To quote ex-tabloid hack Paul McMullan, "privacy is for paedos". Insidiously, through small concessions that only mounted up over …

How To Live The Good Life On A Shoestring Budget

Once upon a time, I was living a very luxurious lifestyle. I had a successful career with a big salary, which meant that I had the financial means to …

Personal Finance

A look inside the container houses.flv

The Sarah House Project Will Provide Shipping Container Shelter for Low-Income Families

Jeffrey White, a real estate agent who resides near Salt Lake City, Utah, is spearheading the Sarah House Project, a nonprofit, community-based …

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6 Small Investment Ideas When You Have Less Than $500

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to be rich to start investing. Even if you have less than $500 to invest, you can get in on some good …

6 Things You Must Know About Tech Cleanup

While you're spring cleaning, don't forget to spruce up current devices and discard outmoded electronics.<p>1. Do a thorough sweep.<p>If you’re giving your …

Shaquille O'Neal Subject of Open Assault Investigation in Atlanta

<b>Updates from Wednesday, March 26</b><p>According to a report from TMZ, alleged x-rays of Shaq's victim show how serious the damage was:<p>Rob's attorney, William J. McKenny tells us his client required 4 screws and a metal plate as a result of the alleged "punch-tackle" ... and says he's still in serious …

X-rays

Changes made to NFL replay system

ORLANDO, Fla. -- NFL owners voted Tuesday to use a centralized system to help referees in stadiums make decisions on replay reviews.<p>Officially known …

NFL

22 Most Beautiful Houses Made from Shipping Containers

These days, life can mean a lot more that just having shelter, food and clothing. People have evolved a great deal over the past 50 years and the …

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