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This 21-Year-Old's $10 Million Business Is Just Nuts (Literally)

Daniel Katz started his first business at the age of 12. Nine years later, he's on his way to building an empire.<p>Daniel Katz isn't good at sitting still. He gets up each day at 2:30 a.m. to do what he calls an hour-long "heavy workout," which, depending on the day, consists of lifting weights, …

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Hanergy Holding Group Limited.

News update<p>More<p>Hanergy's thin solar panels break multiple world record...<p>Hanergy Breaks World Record for GaAs Solar Production Mod...<br>• Hanergy Exhibits …

Solar Power

Transparent solar panels are "the wave of the future"

See-through Solar Panels<p>Solar panels and solar power-generating windows are a couple of things people have come up with to take advantage of the Sun, …

Clean Energy

Butterfly wings inspire a better way to absorb light in solar panels

Taking inspiration from nature<p>The wings of a butterfly have inspired a new type of solar cell that can harvest light twice as efficiently as before and could one day improve our solar panels.<p>Solar panels are usually made of thick solar cells, and are positioned at an angle to get the most amount of …

Clean Energy

A Psychologist Reveals 5 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Strengthen Your Mind

Do you practice mindfulness? Ever wondered how you’re actually improving mind?<p>The truth is, it can take weeks or months before you experience any of …

A Backpacker’s Theory of Life

What I learned my first summer in the Sierra Nevada—and since<p>I’m in the autumn of my life now, a first-year baby boomer, not yet retired but given to …

Innovative living: Big Adventures Await With This Tiny House

Mass produced apartments and houses are the norm in our modern industrialized world. For those who hearken to an era where handcrafted homes with …

Deltec launches line of super efficient, net-zero energy homes - starting under 100K

A company in Asheville, North Carolina is taking prefabricated home design to a new level with their Renew Collection of affordable net-zero energy …

Acre Designs Wants To Change The Way We Buy And Build Houses

Most new homes that are being built in the U.S. today really aren’t all that different from those that were built 30 years ago. Some materials may be different, but most builders haven’t really kept up with the times. Y Combinator-backed Acre Designs wants to change this by building zero-energy …

Housing

These Gorgeous Buildings Showcase the Surprisingly Innovative Future of Wood

Wood is the future. That’s the feeling you get after looking through the 2016 award winners named by WoodWorks, the United States wood building …

Cheap Survival Gear: Best You Can Buy for Under $25

Whether you’re working on buffing up your survival gear stockpile for cheap, or you’re just looking for some affordable survival stocking stuffers to …

See-Through Solar Is Tomorrow’s Threat to Oil

Solar energy is the future. The problem is, it’s been the future for a long time. And while progress has been made, using the sun as a primary source …

Clean Energy

23 Cheap Upgrades That Will Actually Increase The Value of Your Home

Invest in your own future bank account.

Home Improvement

Best Shoulder Workouts | Men's Health

The Best Exercises for Your Shoulders<p>Use these movements to build muscle and strength<p>Thinkstock<p>There are a lot of different ways to work your shoulders, and we’ve collected 11 of the greatest here. All to help you build your deltoids, traps, rotator cuffs, and all of the muscles in between. Keep …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

23 Must-Do Hikes in the National Parks

Photo: Michael Matti<p>You can't see all the beauty of the National Parks from your car or the visitor center. You need to hit the trail and get into the wild to really capture all that the parks have to offer. Take a look at this list, lace up your hiking boots, and start planning your next hiking …

National Parks

Off The Grid Living: Are You Ready To Pull The Plug?

<i>“Most men appear never to have considered what a house is, and are actually though needlessly poor all their lives because they think that they must have such a one as their neighbors have. …</i> <i>Shall we always study to obtain more, and not sometimes be content with less?”</i> ― Henry David Thoreau<p>Living …

Clean Energy

Could you go off-grid?

In a few months, Bethany Schweitzer and her husband hope to be generating most of their own electricity through solar panels installed on the roof of their house. Driven by a desire to live an eco-friendlier life, they crunched the numbers and sought approval for the panels from their homeowners …

Solar Power

6 ways to add passive solar features to your home

Looking for a way to reduce that electric bill, lower your carbon footprint, and show off to your neighbors? The good news is that you don’t have to …

7 Features That Define the New American Home

Indoor plumbing. Electric lights. We take these things for granted today, but there was a time when such basic conveniences were novel and sought …

Can bladeless wind turbines mute opposition?

A more efficient and less intrusive wind turbine design has been welcomed by two of the UK industry’s biggest critics and government regulators<p>A new bladeless wind turbine that promises to be more efficient, less visually intrusive, and safer for birdlife than conventional turbines has been …

Renewable Energy

Backpacking Food Ideas: Be Prepared for a Long Trip

Backpacking can be considered an art among hikers and campers. Most trekkers tend to pack almost always the same types of foods, either dehydrated or …

KQED

<i>Click to enlarge.</i><p>Solar power is energy that comes from the sun. This energy can be captured and stored in many different ways. It is the ultimate …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

New SAT, New Problems

The questions, particularly those in the math sections, could put certain students at a disadvantage.<p>In his announcement last spring that a new version of the SAT would be launched in 2016, The College Board President David Coleman drew on a favorite buzzword: opportunity.<p>In his speech, Coleman …

Education

A Blaze of Glory: The 7 Best Fire Starters | HiConsumption

There are lots of things that separate humans from animals. We have electricity, we have bitchin’ hot rods, we have BitCoins that no one understands, …

Reach for the sun: Five ways to invest in renewable energy

Rising gas and electricity bills are set to come back onto the political agenda as the days get shorter and the thermostat goes back up amid the …