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What do you really get for a $7,000 Tesla home battery?

NEW YORK (AP) — Elon Musk, the star CEO of the electric car company Tesla Motors and the rocket company SpaceX, staged an elaborate event last month to unveil a new product. Not a sleek new luxury car. Not a rocket that can ferry people to Mars. A home appliance — a battery — that can be mounted on …


The non-millionaire's guide to buying art - CNN Style

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6 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Not Blog

Practically every entrepreneur has heard someone say, “You should start a blog!” Ever since blogging became a highly successful marketing tool, some businesses have begun to act like it’s the only form of online marketing that matters. There’s an unspoken expectation that if you’re an entrepreneur, …


11 critical things ultra-productive people do differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>Time is really the only capital …

Time Management

The world's most unusual gardens

Organic foods: Why they're so expensive, and who owns your favorite brands

Consumer demands for organic foods in the U.S. continue to explode. Sales of organic food and non-food products totaled $39.1 billion in 2014, up …


33 social media groups you should know about

Whether you’re a community manager, a social media marketer, a PR pro or a digital strategist, chances are good you could use a sounding board once in a while.<p>Joining a group of likeminded professionals is a great way to bounce around ideas, ask and answer questions and share industry news and tips.<p>…

New Web trends: immersive interaction design

Aside from the visual appeal, animations more importantly transition users between states of content. Transitions are the glue holding together all animated effects. How does the user get from one state to the next? What does each different state ask or tell the user to do? A smooth transition …

10 Great American Dividend Stocks To Buy Now

On Memorial Day, Americans pay respects to members of the armed forces who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. The holiday of remembrance also kicks off the start of summer, a three-month stretch when vacations and time at the beach allow for a slower pace and time to reflect …


National Geographic Travel

Want to Cure Income Inequality? The Answer Is Entrepreneurship

One of the most pressing issues for our society today is income inequality. That is, the rich get richer while the poor struggle to access meaningful opportunities. Janet Yellen, President Obama, and former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich have all cited it as a growing concern for our economic …

Income Inequality

The Secret Of Lawyers-Turned-Entrepreneurs?

Lawyers have launched numerous startups—some law-related, some not. But does legal training benefit or, as some have argued, hinder a future entrepreneur? In search of an answer, I interviewed three law school graduates who founded businesses and was surprised by what the members of this admittedly …


Pesticides in Produce - Consumer Reports

Our risk guide for conventional produce<p>This tool shows the risk of pesticide exposure from eating 48 fresh conventional fruits and vegetables from 14 …


Make Meditation a Habit to Improve your Life

<b>Make Meditation a Habit to Improve your Life</b><p>I wasn’t really into it at first. Meditation was hard. It required sitting and quieting my mind, neither …

15 Smart Solutions for That Awkward Space Above Your Cabinets

...and none of them are "gather dust."<p>If you've got a gap between your kitchen cabinets and the ceiling, you've likely spent time cursing your architect. But some good news: There are some stylish ways to tackle this forgotten spot.

A Responsive Web Design Podcast — Shopify

Ethan:<p>Hi, this is a responsive web design podcast where we interview the people who make responsive designs happen. I’m your host, Ethan …

Vadouvan-Roasted Cauliflower with Harissa Chickpea Curry

4 Servings<p>Faster! Faster! Skip the pickling and just top the curry with sliced fresh Fresno chiles. Or leave them out altogether if you’re spice-averse.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 Fresno chiles, thinly sliced<p>¼ cup Champagne vinegar<p>¼ teaspoon sugar<p>1½ teaspoons kosher salt, divided, plus more<p>1 head …


17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.


Series: Farm Size Matters

Articles in this series:<p>Join Grist as we explore agriculture of the middle.<p>The country icon talks 30 years of Farm Aid, pot legalization, and more.<p>If …


25 Tips From SEO Professionals

Despite popular opinion, the death of SEO has been greatly exaggerated. However, that doesn’t mean that what was effective in 2006, 2010, or even last year still works today. SEO is a rapidly changing practice – thanks in part to the hundreds of adjustments Google makes every year to its search …


The Home Workout Movement

en_US<p>article<p>Get In The Best Shape Of Your Life, At Home, For FREE. Daily video workouts, motivation, and extensive meal plans to help you live a …

A Look at the Best Living Rooms of 2010

Tour some of the top designs from 2010.<p>From Hollywood Regency to high-gloss paint, here are some of the top spaces, trends, and styles in living room design this year. Don't miss the top design trends from 2010 or the dreamiest kitchens.

AutoDesk Rolls Out New 3D Printing Features in Inventor Professional 2016

Autodesk has rolled out the latest version of the company’s flagship engineering software suite, Inventor Professional, and they say it includes 387 …

3D Printing

10 Ways to Tame Your Monkey Mind and Stop Mental Chatter

Zen Buddhists refer to the constant chatter of the mind as monkey mind. The Buddha held that the human mind is filled with drunken monkeys flinging …

Why Solar Panels Are Suddenly Sprouting On Everyone’s Roofs

Have you noticed a lot more solar panels on homes recently? While an increase in solar panel installations can partly be explained by pointing out …

Solar Power

10 Things To Do In Europe Before You Die

<i>by Caitlin Morton and the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>JOHN KELLERMAN / Alamy<p>Whether it's catching an opera in Vienna, having afternoon tea in London, shopping for leather in Florence or sipping a cocktail by the Eiffel Tower -- we've rounded up 10 things you need to do, eat, see, shop for and …

European Travel

The habits behind successful, creative, productive people

Gretchen Rubin has a slight frame, a fast mouth and an energetic zeal when talking about her new book, for which she was once again part researcher and part guinea pig. <i>Better Than Before</i> in many respects picks up where her earlier body of advice, <i>The Happiness Project</i>, left off. This time, she …

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