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DIY Snow

For about $5 and 15 minutes of work, you can turn any pair of running shoes into a pair of reliable winter running cleats.<p><i>Spend a couple bucks and</i> …

Brightup Is A Smart Home Lighting System That Works With Your Existing Bulbs And Lamps

Smart home lighting is a growing field, with entrants including Philips and LIFX, but one other new contender has a different approach that might appeal more to some. The Brightup system consists of plug socket hardware and in-wall dimmers, connected to and controlled by a central hub via Z-Wave RF …

The best 20-minute total-body workout

Any guy who goes to the gym on a regular basis probably wonders, "What workout should I do?" more often than not.<p>But no matter what equipment you …

Exercise

10 Essential Total-Body Moves

Walking Lunges with a Twist<p>Triceps Dip<p>Side Lunge<p>Squat<p>Single Leg Deadlift<p>Curtsy Lunge<p>Speed skater<p>Bird Dog<p>Mountain Climbers<p>Push-Up

Bodyweight Exercise

Nine Items to Light Up Your Run

Winter’s short days have you running in the dark? Here are our favorite ways to light up the night and stay safe on the road.

The 10 Best Treadmills On The Market Right Now

It's not too late to start a fitness goal, either. But you'll need the right equipment depending on whether you're a serious runner or just interested in general wellness.<p>We turned to the experts at FindTheBest to help us narrow down the 10 best treadmills you can buy.<p>FindTheBest ranked the …

Marathons

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

The Philippines is devastated as much by unfair debt as typhoon Haiyan

By Christmas Eve, a country struggling with foreign loans and climate change will have spent $1bn on debts in seven weeks<p>By Christmas Eve, the Philippines will have spent $1bn (£0.6bn) paying foreign debts in the seven weeks since typhoon Haiyan devastated much of the country. It will have spent a …

The best books on the Philippines: start your reading here

Our literary tour of the Philippines embraces colonialism, the Marcos dictatorship and a smattering of multi-layered mystery<p><b>Dusk by F Sionil José</b><p>Dusk is the first novel in José's acclaimed Rosales Saga, five books that follow the fortunes of one family through 100 years of Philippine history.<p>The …

Cricket Wireless offers 5 lines for $100, trade-in cash

The carrier's new family plan model rewards customers who band together and guarantees at least $15 trade-in value for any phone.<p>Prepaid carrier Cricket Wireless is rolling out a handful of new perks to customers starting this Sunday. The first is a family plan that costs $100 for up to five phone …

Flexible Sapphire Glass And Simpler OS Will Make iWatch More Fuelband Than Gear

Tim Cook acknowledged in an ABC interview yesterday that Apple has something big going on in Arizona concerning sapphire glass, but stopped short of admitting that a forthcoming iWatch might be a major beneficiary of the new material. A number of other factors conspire to make me think that to be …

LEED Certification's Impact On America By The Numbers

<b>Published on</b> January 10th, 2014 | <i>by Silvio Marcacci</i><p>8<p>LEED Certification’s Impact On America By The Numbers<p>January 10th, 2014 by <b>Silvio Marcacci</b><p>Green …

2014: The Maturation of Clean Tech

As a new year begins for the clean tech industry, maturation is a theme that comes to mind. And if we think of clean tech not only as a growing …

Car News, Reviews, & Pricing for New & Used Cars

6 hrs ago<p>6 hrs ago<p>You can reserve the PHEV truck for $1,000.<p>7 hrs ago<p>When you really, really need a drink ...<p>7 hrs ago<p>The state has more than 150 major suppliers and 57,000 auto manufacturing jobs.<p>8 hrs ago<p>Talk about putting the cart before the horse.<p>9 hrs ago<p>Honda's swappable batteries power …

Better Racking Drives Down Solar’s Soft Costs

“Of the average $4.93 per watt cost of a residential rooftop solar system, over 60 percent of the total is attributable to ‘soft costs,’” according …

Solar Power

The aggressive acceleration of deep-energy retrofits

<i>This story originally appeared on Rocky Mountain Institute's RMI Outlet blog.</i> <i>Read part one of this series here.</i><p>Since 2009, RMI's work to advance deep …

JP Morgan Chase

Goldman talks down Tesla shares, setting up a new challenge for showman Elon Musk

The share price of electric carmaker Tesla has nearly quadrupled this year, thanks in part to smooth talking by its founder, California entrepreneur Elon Musk. That is, until a paragraph of calculations in a Goldman Sachs report sent its shares down by 13.7% on July 16, their biggest one-day loss …

Tesla

The Surprising Rebirth Of America's Industrial Centers

Move over, Silicon Valley. The American Rust Belt is going fiber optic. Though local economies built on manufacturing may not sound like the perfect candidates to transition into the new economy, cities like Cleveland, Detroit and Pittsburgh are proving otherwise.<p>Pittsburgh is an especially robust …

SoftBank, Bloom Energy joint venture will bring fuel cells to Japan

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Bloom Energy<p>Since the 2011 earthquake and resulting Fukushima nuclear meltdown, Japan has shut down nearly all of its …

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