Stephen English

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15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Books

Keeping these 12 plants in your home can improve your health — and they're almost impossible to kill

Eating plants isn't the only way to reap their benefits. Science has shown that keeping a simple houseplant can do wonders for your health.<p>Horticulturist Marc Hachadourian, the director of the Nolen Greenhouses at the New York Botanical Garden, told us that plants benefit both your physical and …

Plants

Revolutionary new solar windows could generate 50 times more power than conventional photovoltaics

We’ve seen several transparent solar cell concepts on Inhabitat, but perhaps none with such ambitious claims as those made by SolarWindow …

These 4 Gadgets Will Make Your Home Environmentally Friendly

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

Virtual Reality

Homemade Jerky: Where Whiskey and Beef Are a Match Made in Heaven

The ultimate road food tastes better homemade.<p>Most people think of jerky as gas station bounty: tasteless, chewy, and wrapped in cheap plastic. But Pamela Braun, a Dallas-based cook, makes far better road food. The author of <i>Jerky Everything</i> (The Countryman Press), out August 3, is all about healthy …

Act Now To Put Solar On Your Home Before Incentives Expire

A little-known government program called the Federal Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit, coupled with massive evolution of solar technology, …

Meltdown or Mother Lode (3 Nuclear Technologies and Why You Should Be Excited)

<i>This piece was adapted from Tomorrowland: Our Journey from Science Fiction to Science Fact by Steven Kotler.</i><p>We use a lot of energy. A lot of energy. Thus, if you want to talk safety and security, you have to start with the options available. Can solar and wind even satisfy our needs? Can green …

Nuclear Energy

Tesla Battery Life, Volvo Plug-In Hybrid, Fossil-Fuel Girlfriend: The Week In Reverse (Video)

<i>Why are fossil fuels like your girlfriend?</i><p><i>And which carmaker will offer the world's very first seven-seat plug-in hybrid SUV?</i><p><i>This is our video look</i> …

Electric Vehicles

Why Hydrogen Cars are Less Efficient Than Electrics

The efficiency of hydrogen cars versus battery electrics has been debated for a long time in the past decade. However, despite of all that talk, …

Fuel Cell