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New Solar Capture Technique Converts CO2 Into Burnable Fuel

University of Chicago Engineers have built a new type of solar cell that would efficiently convert atmospheric carbon dioxide to fuel—and it achieves …

3 Retirement Rules Everyone Should Follow

About one in four 65-year-olds today will live past 90, and one in 10 will live until at least 95. Life expectancy has increased dramatically, going up an average of two months annually from 1960 to 2015. So, the great news is, odds are you'll enjoy a long retirement.<p>The bad news: You're going to …

Japan’s UltraSmall Houses Photos

In Japanese cities, the average house is 1,075 square feet. That makes sense when you consider that the country has a landmass smaller than Montana but a population that puts it at number 11 worldwide. Creativity abounds despite such constraints, notes Naomi Pollack in Jutaku: Japanese Houses …

Japan

The UN's Weather Agency Warns of 'Fundamental Change' in Climate

Pointing to data released on Monday that May was the hottest on record, the UN weather agency warned of “fundamental change” unfolding in the global …

The World Nears Peak Fossil Fuels for Electricity

The way we get electricity is about to change dramatically, as the era of ever-expanding demand for fossil fuels comes to an end—in less than a …

Fossil Fuels

Which country has the worst air pollution? Clue: it's not China

When people think of poor air quality, images of a smoggy Beijing skyline often come to mind. China's difficulties with pollution have given it the …

Researchers turn carbon dioxide into sustainable concrete

Imagine a world with little or no concrete. Would that even be possible? After all, concrete is everywhere—on our roads, our driveways, in our homes, …

Meet The Carbon Dioxide Battery

Carbon dioxide goes in. Heat comes out.<p>That is the basic idea behind the Earth Battery, a novel, grid-scale energy storage concept from Thomas Buscheck and a team of researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Carbon dioxide captured from factories or power plants would be pressurized …

Carbon Dioxide

This Simple Morning Ritual Primes Your Brain for Success

Want this to be the year you finally achieve some of your biggest goals? It can be--if you get your subconscious mind on board. That advice comes from May McCarthy, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and author of <i>The Path to Wealth</i>.<p>"Good leaders know that for a company to run successfully, …

Self-improvement

How to Say No to Taking on More Work

Sometimes you have too much on your plate or you’re just not interested in taking on a project you’ve been asked to work on. You might not have a choice in the matter, but if you do, how do you turn down the opportunity in a way that won’t offend the person offering? How can you avoid being labeled …

Warren Buffett's 15-Minute Retirement Plan

It's boring, but solid.<p>If Warren Buffett weren’t the world’s best stock picker, how would he plan for retirement?<p>Luckily for the rest of us, he’s …

How to Stay Focused in an Age of Distraction

I bought the original iPhone the summer it came out. That was 8 years ago, and this internet-connected pocket computer has been within arms reach …

The Iceman Cometh?

Posted: May 09, 2015 12:01 AM<p>President Obama, Al Gore and other alarmists continue to prophesy manmade global warming crises, brought on by our …

Dipamerkan kembali 'kafan' Yesus

<b>Kafan Turino, yang diduga merupakan kafan yang digunakan untuk pemakaman Yesus, kembali dipamerkan di katedral kota Turino, Italia.</b><p>Terakhir kali dipamerkan tahun 2010, kain sepanjang 4,4 meter itu akan dipajang kembali untuk umum sampai 24 Juni mendatang.<p>Pameran berlangsung gratis namun orang harus …

Can the world economy survive without fossil fuels? | Larry Elliott

The past three centuries of progress have been powered by coal, oil and gas. Burning much of what’s left will lead to environmental and economic catastrophe. Here’s how to save the earth without giving up on growth<p>The final chapters of The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell’s 2014 novel, describe a future …

Carbon Emissions

Google and the Green Economy: Lessons in Process Innovation

Changing Planet<p><b>Guest post by Samia Mazhar</b><p><i>Global efforts to reach a climate change agreement in Paris later this year are gaining momentum not only in the halls of some parliaments but also in the corporate world. In this guest post, an Australian scholar of project management and innovation, Samia</i> …

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Run Presentations with Office Remote for Android

PowerPoint Remote app<p>Microsoft quietly launched a new Android app that lets you control Powerpoint presentations on your PC over Bluetooth.<p>With the free powerpoint remote app, dubbed Office Remote, you can control Powerpoint to advance through slides, play and pause embedded audio and video clips, …

21 of the Most Creative Wedding Invitations Ever

Getting married soon, or just in the mood for some offbeat, colorful and creative invitations? We’ve got just the thing. Be it maps, teepees or (functioning) paper records, these invites are sure to impress all your guests. And with options for every kind of budget, you can set the tone of your …

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

5 Money Habits of the Filthy Rich You Can Learn Now

Think it’s impossible to save a million bucks? It’s not. Fidelity Investments took a look at the 401(k) portfolios of its clients to see if those in …

Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Andrew J. Wight 21 September 2018<p>MEDELLIN, Colombia — Keeping an eye on what is going on out in the vast countryside of Colombia’s palm oil …

Palm Oil

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Oscars 2015: Winners

Winners from the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday, February 22

Is “Extinct” Forever? Central Asia’s Caspian Tiger Traverses the Comeback Trail

Wildlife<p>In reeds tinged red in the Central Asian sun, a tiger once roamed. Will it again? (Illustration: Helmut Diller, WWF)<p><i>I imagine a tiger.</i><p><i>He’ll move through the forest and his days</i><p><i>Leaving his traces on the mud banks</i><p><i>Of a river whose name he doesn’t know.</i><p><i>In his world there are no names or past</i><p><i>Or</i> …

Smart Investing Strategies For 2015

(<i>The following is adapted from the new book, Jonathan Clements Money Guide 2015</i>.)<p>Reviewing your investment strategy for 2015? Start with these five steps:<p><b>1. Calculate your portfolio’s current split across stocks, bonds, cash investments and alternative investments.</b> This basic asset allocation is …

8 Skills Every Great Leader Must Master

No one said that leadership is easy--it's not. But by mastering the skills of great leadership, you can be much more successful.<p>No one said that being a leader is easy. In fact, it can be quite a challenge--even for the smartest and most-accomplished among us. While some make leadership look easy, …

3 Tips for Becoming a Better Professional Writer

<i>This article originally appeared on Levo.com.</i><p>Writing effectively in a professional setting is a key skill to learn early–and it requires discipline. …

Jangan sekadar investasi tapi lupa evaluasi

JAKARTA. Januari 2015 baru berjalan beberapa pekan. Meneruskan tradisi tahunan, selain menyusun resolusi tahun baru, satu agenda yang juga perlu …