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Retail Isn't Dead, But It Does Need to Adapt

Rumors of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.<p>It seems like there has never been a worse time for retail. Sears looks doomed. Many other large retailers, including J.C. Penney and Macy's are closing stores and even fashionable boutiques like BCBG Max Azria are filing for bankruptcy. CNN …

eCommerce

Fishing report for the week of April 30, 2017

Information is provided by Colorado Parks & Wildlife employees and local fishing enthusiasts. Keep in mind that fishing conditions change on a …

Fishing

Why Donald Trump’s Treasury pick misled Congress about how his bank seized homes

The promise of Donald Trump’s administration, at least to its supporters, is an end to faceless bureaucracies denying them the help they deserve. The man he wants as US Treasury secretary could tell a story about how he fought such a bureaucracy. But that story would entail admitting that banks …

Steve Mnuchin

Headlights Use a Million Micro-Mirrors to Project Images On the Road

A head-up display taken to a whole new level.<p>The technology was touted by BMW back in November 2002 as the "light from the future" and the "third step after bixenon and adaptive light." And while it would be an auxiliary device at the outset, it would—at some point—become "the only front lighting …

Texas Instruments

Behance

Donald Trump Was About To Make Jerry Falwell, Jr. Education Secretary. Let That Sink In.

"Gays and lesbians," Falwell Sr. said, were partly to blame for the 9/11 attacks<p>Donald Trump has settled on billionaire Betsy DeVos as his choice for Secretary of Education, a woman with her own, long anti-LGBTQ record. I’ll get to her further down, but first it’s important, because it reflects on …

7 ways to make extra income when you have a full-time job

The American Psychological Association (APA) released a survey showing that money stress impacts Americans' health nationwide.<p>And, as it turns out, the wealthy are also stressed about money — not just those in lower-income households.<p>You can eliminate some of that financial stress by earning extra …

American Psychological Association

Clarks Originals Torcourt Super at Grants 1856

Sweet baby Jesus and the orthopaedic orphans would you look at these!!! Torcourt Supers in white and tan leather!! They’re like the kind of shoe that …

Shoes

Koda - A Small Prefab Home that Mixes Design and Technology

Dubbed Koda, this small prefab home has been developed by the Estonia-based architecture firm, Kodasema. Since the completion of the home, they’ve …

Prefab Homes

These are the 10 hottest trends in the Internet of Things right now

And as the IoT creeps toward mass adoption, a handful of trends have started to emerge with the space. AppCarousel recently attended IoT World in Santa Clara, California and the Internet of Things Summit in London.<p>From those conferences, AppCarousel came away with 10 of the hottest trends within …

Internet of Things

Scientists Explain All Your Dumb Hiring Decisions

You’ve definitely heard of cognitive bias by now, but you might still be surprised how deep it can run.<p>You probably don’t need a reminder of how much bad hires can hurt–but here’s one anyway: Some research suggests that each bad hire leaves employers with a monetized loss of over $50,000 in …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Air Pollution

JCLU

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Mapping The End Of Utilities: Where Grid Defection Will Happen Fastest

In Hawaii, the revolution will happen quickly.<p>Solar power won’t kill the utility industry, but solar power plus storage might. Once people have the ability to reserve electricity produced on their rooftops, not just generate it, they’ll need utilities less than they do today. And that, in turn, is …

Solar Power

Lawrence Berkeley National Labs: Solar Costs Continue To Fall

Just yesterday, I ran into a Solar City vendor inside a Home Depot in Massachusetts, offering to install solar on my roof with no upfront costs. The salesman noted they were now in dozens of Home Depot locations. For those following the industry, this type of offer is no surprise. It’s been out …

Build Your Own Hanging Bike Storage

Storing bikes inside is tough, especially when you have more than two or three. This DIY solution will store up to six bikes against the wall, and …

House Design

Reinventing Performance Management

At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people—and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly—is increasingly out of step with our …

Making a Tough Decision? Ask These Five Questions First.

When you're making a tough decision it's easy to let the wind take you for a ride. Try this instead.<p>Leading is mostly about making decisions. Sometimes you have the wind to your back and those decisions are easy, but in most cases the wind pushes against you, making decisions anything but easy.<p>The …

Leadership

California PUC Aims to Replace Shuttered Nuclear and Gas With More ‘Preferred Resources’

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) made a proposed decision on Friday that denied approval of a new gas-fired power plant in the …

Nuclear Energy
Solar Power

This Power Plant In Australia Is The First Ever To Send Energy From Waves Into The Grid

Waves are reliable and powerful. But only now is the world beginning to look at their true potential as a source for renewable energy.<p>Looking off the coast of Garden Island in Western Australia, all you’ll see is the ocean. But under the waves, the world’s first grid-connected power plant is …

Renewable Energy

Reid Hoffman’s Two Rules for Strategy Decisions

Reid Hoffman — the co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn and partner at the venture capital firm Greylock — is a preeminent Silicon Valley strategist. I recently ended my tour of duty as Reid’s chief of staff and wrote a long essay about that experience <i>—</i> “10,000 Hours with Reid Hoffman: Lessons …

11 Energy Storage Project Developers To Watch

Competition in the young energy storage market is heating up nicely. SunEdison’s announcement today of its purchase of an energy storage startup is the latest example of that.<p>This is a good time to look at who are the other developers in this market, which is driven by a federal rule and a state …

Solar Power

5 Myths of Great Workplaces

Suppose that later this evening, after you have stepped away from your keyboard, put on your coat, and traveled home for supper, your organization underwent a magical transformation, reshaping itself into the world’s best workplace.<p>How would you know? What would be different the next time you …

Procter & Gamble Fires Up Massive Biomass Investment

With companies like Apple and Google regularly stealing headlines for their solar and wind investments, it’s easy to forget “renewable” energy comes in many forms.<p>For consumer products giant Procter & Gamble biomass continues to be highly strategic. Indeed, it’s working on one of the biggest …

Renewable Energy

Researchers have a plan to make batteries hold 10x more power

The division is pretty clear: nickel-metal-hydride batteries are for use only in hybrid cars–at least those from Toyota, which has used more of the batteries than any other maker by far.<p>Lithium-ion cells, on the other hand, are the only ones with sufficient energy density to be used in the much …

Clean Energy

HP CEO Meg Whitman makes the whole company follow the advice in this book

How do you maneuver and lead such a huge team?<p>Answer: you make all the managers read the same strategy book and follow that books' advice.<p>For Whitman at HP, that book is "Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works" by A.G. Lafley, chairman and CEO of Procter & Gamble, who retired from the company in …

Meg Whitman

Pro Tips: Top 10 Nymphs for When Trout Aren’t Keying on Anything Specific

Written by: Bryan Eldredge<p>Higa’s S.O.S., tied super big and heavy, is a great point fly. <i><br>photo by Bryan Eldredge</i><p>Sometimes, trout in rivers don’t seem …

Fishing

What's Butylated Hydroxyltoluene and Why Is It in Your Food Even Though It's Banned in Europe?

From the perspective of corporations, the less the public knows about what their products contain or emit, the better. (Photo via Shutterstock)A …

Agriculture