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Tesla Wants to Power Wal-Mart

Tesla Motors Inc. is signing up big customers like Wal-Mart and Cargill, accelerating efforts to become a leader in energy storage -- a new market …

Fortune.com

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33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Four ways to take advantage of the new age of marketing

Television, print and billboard ads were once the gold standard for marketing. Basically, companies pushed their name in front of the masses in an attempt to build brand awareness.<p>But now customers want personalized, one-on-one interactions with brands, and marketers are beginning to see how a …

Germany just proved everyone wrong as growth surges upward

Eurozone growth numbers rolled out Friday morning and topped expectations.<p>Growth came in at 0.3% for the final three months of the year, above the 0.2% expected, leaving the bloc's economy 0.9% larger than a year earlier.<p>Germany's growth came in at more than twice as fast as was forecast.<p>Here's how …

How to Make a Green Power Smoothie | Smoothie Recipes | Allrecipes.com

How to Make Easy Tuna Melts with Avocado | Sandwich School

Why Your 'Small-Batch' Whiskey Might Taste A Lot Like The Others

It's a good time to be a whiskey maker, and craft whiskeys are all the rage, with names like Bulleit, Redemption, Templeton and George Dickel.<p>But according to a report on The Daily Beast, some of those producers tossing off hazy, golden adjectives like "hand-crafted," "small-batch" and "artisanal" …

Rainbow ICE CREAM Sandwich - How to Make Rainbow Cookies with Cupcake Addiction

How to Make Grilled Lemon Chicken | Chicken Recipes | Allrecipes.com

6 Meal-Planning Hacks That Can Recalibrate Your Grocery Budget

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Are you routinely bowled over by your grocery bill? Do you often find yourself tossing a garbage bag’s worth of spoiled ingredients? Are you on a first-name basis with the pizza delivery guy?<p>All of these could be signs that your food-shopping—and …

White House responds to Tesla direct-sales petition: Sorry, talk to Congress

Fully a year ago, a Tesla supporter started a petition on WhiteHouse.gov asking president Barack Obama to let Tesla Motors sell its electric cars directly to consumers in all 50 states.<p>While it got the necessary 100,000 signatures, it has taken the White House a year to respond — and its answer is …

Science: Secrets to Making & Baking the Best Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

Creamy Asparagus & Cauliflower Soup - Simple Asparagus Soup Recipe

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

Gerri K. Songer Compares ACT and PARCC and Finds They Both Are Rotten

Gerri Songer compares ACT and PARCC and finds them both wanting , both developmentally inappropriate.<p>She begins that she used to think that ACT “is a …

Circle Launches as Bitcoin for Dummies -- And It’s Free

The company also uses bank-like phrases to describe its services to help mainstream audiences relate.<p>One advantage to raising gobs of venture capital is that you now have gobs of venture capital at your disposal. This fact, of course, lets you make decisions in the early days of a company’s …

Banana & Oat Slice (No added sugar) - Healthy Recipe

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences.<p>While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van …

Public Speaking

How to Make Grilled Salmon | Fish Recipes | Allrecipes.com

Fireball Whiskey Meatballs by the BBQ Pit Boys

Superfoods - Moist Turkey Burger Recipe

How to Make Breakfast Strata | Brunch Recipe | Allrecipes.com

Innovative project uses energy efficiency to help the unemployed

With a quarter of carbon dioxide emissions in the UK coming from the residential sector, there's a need to find new ways to help households reduce energy use. While some of this is related to building condition and type, much is related to the way people use energy. In the last two years we have …

Sustainability

Artist Gregory Kloehn Upcycles Found Materials as Tiny Homes for California's Homeless

Artist Gregory Kloehn is using his sculptural and recycling skills to help California's homeless population. The Oakland-based artist has been …

Homelessness

How To Tell When A Laugh Is Real: The Answer Is In A Breath

Greg Bryant, a professor at UCLA, explains his studies on laughter. Using acoustic analysis, he found that real laughter was more emotional, closer to animals, and fake laughter was closer to speech.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>And now, strictly in the interests of evolutionary psychology, the …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …