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Should You Buy A Tesla Battery?

So does it make sense to buy this battery? The answer depends on who you are and where you live. For companies that pay steep demand charges (when …

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John McAfee: The Dark Web is a twisted parallel universe where Homer Simpson predicted 9/11

According to current estimates, the Deep Web, or UnderNet, contains somewhere between 750,000 petabytes and 2 exabytes of information (1 exabyte = …

US scientists develop oil repellent mesh inspired by lotus leaves

Lotus leaves could help to clean up oil spills without using powerful chemicals, according to new research from Ohio State University.<p>Scientists at …

Achieve Your Job Goals Using the C.L.E.A.R. Method

Whether you're an entry level employee working your way up or a corporate hotshot, you probably set day-to-day job and career goals. Actually …

7 Smart Ways To Use Unexpected Free Time

Your meeting just got canceled. Now what? Schedule that time for yourself in the following ways.<p>Anyone can plan something for an open slot on the calendar. What really separates the time management masters from everyone is else the ability to seize time they didn’t know would be there.<p>A client …

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Pop art meets coffee with #sleevebucks

You'll never look at the Starbucks mermaid the same way again.<p>An amazing Tumblr artist is using Starbucks sleeves to recreate pop culture icons. …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

6 Reasons To Lose Weight That Have Nothing To Do With Fitting Into Your Skinny Jeans

If you're carrying a little extra weight, you probably already know there are a host of health-related reasons to slim down. Even small changes on the scale can improve blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, diabetes and heart health.<p>But those aren't always the benefits that are the easiest to …

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During disasters, iCalamity will help you find family and friends

The super typhoon Haiyan that previously hit the Philippines seemed to have been a lesson for everyone. A number of startups and companies have even …

Naomi Klein: How science is telling us all to revolt

Is our relentless quest for economic growth killing the planet? Climate scientists have seen the data – and they are coming to some incendiary …

If you have LOVE in your heart, you have EVERYTHING!

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The Funniest Autocorrects Of The Month: October 2013

If you've ever heard of the "world wide web" or "cellular phones", you're probably familiar with Damn You, Autocorrect, the site that curates the funniest texting FAILs uploaded to the web. And you wouldn't believe how many there really are.<p>Out of all the unintentionally inappropriate messages …

A Table And Some Bottles Are All This German Band Needs To Make Music

Who needs an expensive studio and bunch of fancy musical equipment when you happen to have a perfectly good table and a few bottles lying around the house?<p>If you're skeptical of that rather bold statement, then you're in for an absolute shock and treat when you see what German band Rakede can do …

6 Rules To De-Stress Your Weekends

Go from hectic to happy with these healthy rules for relaxing your body and mind<p>Come Friday, you're ready to relax and recharge—but too many of us sabotage our weekends by cramming in a month of chores or going zombie in front of the TV. Either way, the weekend is a bust. If you want to feel truly …

What Is It Like to Be a Mathematician?

<i>Mathematician Edward Frenkel of the University of California</i>–<i>Berkeley wants to expose the beauty of mathematics, inspire awe at its power, and</i> …

Cheap Alzheimer's test made from peanut butter and ruler, researchers report

Alzheimer's disease is difficult to diagnose before symptoms start showing up, because there is no single test that can definitively determine …

'Solar suitcase' saving moms, babies during childbirth

On a research trip in Nigeria, Dr. Laura Stachel watched as physicians performed an emergency cesarean section.<p>What happened next stunned her.<p>"The lights went out," Stachel recalled, "and I said, 'How are they going to finish?' "<p>She was even more surprised by the nonchalant response.<p>"You didn't …

The 10 Best Careers Right Now For Recent College Graduates

Some career paths are going to be more beneficial and open to a recent grad. To help new degree holders find the right field, the University of California, San Diego has compiled its fifth annual list of "Hot Careers for College Graduates."<p>For this report, UCSD looked at four criteria — "current …

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Why colleges are big believers in microgrids

We tend to think of colleges, and especially students, as our future -- not only the students themselves, the next generation of leaders, but the …

Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality

<i>Slate</i> <i>has an interview</i> <i>with Edward Frenkel, a mathematician at UC Berkeley who wants to expose the beauty of math, inspire awe at its power, and challenge his colleagues to wield it for good.</i> <i>His new book is Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality</i>.<p><b>What is wrong with the way most of us are introduced to math?</b><p>The way mathematics is taught is akin to an art class in which students are only taught how to paint a fence and are never shown the paintings of the great masters. When, later on in life, …

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Wellness<p>The Cheat Sheet<p>John McCain's lived with a rare form of brain cancer for longer than many doctors expected. Here's how much time he probably …

Five truths of sustainable product design

<b>There are a lot of misperceptions when it comes to the concept of sustainable product design. Here's what to look out for.</b><p><i>In early 2012, my colleague</i> …

Meet the world's first natural capital management system

Today, a company called Climate Earth is unveiling software that lets companies assess their natural capital impacts at a pretty granular level. It …