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Solar panel efficiency ‘research race’ ongoing as technology dashes toward records

The solar panel industry is fighting physics’ stubborn hold on the secrets of photons exciting electrons – and the results of this atomic level focus are showing up for regular people.<p>A trio of solar efficiency records have been brought forward recently: Hanergy’s thin film unit developed a 25% …

Solar Power

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Self-improvement

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life

You can achieve wins in four domains of life at once–work, family, community, and self—following Friedman’s Total Leadership process. Learn how in this video slide deck. Download a customizable version here.

Best Apple TV apps for streaming soccer

<i>By Chris Brantner</i><p>Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world — there are soccer fans everywhere. With all of this popularity comes a ton of potential leagues and tournaments to watch. If you’re a big fan, you’ll be glad to know there are some great ways to watch streaming soccer on Apple …

Mindfulness and Happiness in the Workplace | Inc.com

What's the connection between mindfulness, emotional intelligence and happiness in the workplace? Or is there a connection?<p>Let's start by defining terms.<p>Mindfulness is the state of being aware or conscious of what is happening within and around you. Research indicates that mindfulness is a tool …

Emotional Intelligence

Video explains how electric cars work, battery and motor technology included

While many drivers generally understand the concept of an electric car, understanding generally stops there.<p>It's a car, and you plug it in to get …

This 20-Minute Power Yoga Workout Will Strengthen and Stretch From Head to Toe

Yoga is a great addition to any fitness routine. Unlike your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts or weight-lifting sessions, yoga is …

Sysco Corp.: A Future Dividend King Worth Reviewing

Dividend investing has proven to be an effective way for investors to compound their wealth and income over time.<p>And when it comes to dividend growth …

Machine Learning In Python for Trading

<b>Introduction</b><p>Machine Learning has many advantages. It is the hot topic right now. For a trader or a fund manager, the pertinent question is “How can I …

Machine Learning

A Safe 7.8% Yielding Stock With Fantastic Growth Potential That's Also 46% Undervalued

When it comes to quality high-yield dividend growth stocks, they don't get much better than Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI).<p>OHI Total Return …

Investing

Honda Miimo is an adorable Roomba for your lawn

After being announced years ago, it's finally coming to the US.<p>If you've always been too lazy to mow your lawn, there's finally a Honda-branded robot that will do it for you.<p>The Miimo is Honda's robotic lawnmower. It can do the job entirely on its own, within a defined area. That mow-friendly patch …

Lawn Mowing

Top 4 Dividend Stocks To Hold Now

In my latest article, I’ve highlighted 4 popular dividend stocks to sell. As I wrote at the end of this article, I don’t appreciate when people …

This Flower-Shaped Solar Panel Can Power Your Entire Home

The Smartflower is designed to follow the sun throughout the day, like a sunflower.<p>Solar energy is getting even more buzz lately, with Tesla's new solar shingles hitting the market this month and Route 66 scheduled for a solar panel makeover. But a new product from an Austrian company could soon …

Smart garden buying guide - CNET

Nature and technology don't have to exist at odds with each other. In fact, similar smart home tech that automates your thermostat or your garage door can extend outside the walls of your house, helping you make your own corner of nature thrive.<p>Smart garden and lawn care tech encompasses plant …

Smart Homes

7 Tech Stocks That Will Crush the Market for Years

They say that anyone who bought tech stocks right before the dot-com bust is well-familiar with the perils of diving into technology. But you don’t …

Your Z-Wave smart home gadgets just got more secure

Announced last year, new, stronger security standards for smart home gadgets that speak Z-Wave are live as of today.<p>Smart home gadgets typically use some sort of wireless radio to communicate with each other -- and the creators of those gadgets must take steps to ensure that those wireless …

Home Automation

The 7 Best Stocks to Buy for an Income-Rich Retirement

Portfolio manager Ned Davis studied the returns of S&P 500 stocks from 1972 to 2004. His goal? To figure out what the best stocks to buy were over …

Investing

6 Popular Decluttering Methods for Minimalism

The thought of living with less clutter is appealing to many, and the benefits are well-known. Owning less stuff means having more time for the most …

Minimalism

A Dividend Portfolio Built From The World's Best Dividend ETFs

Since my first article using the pseudonym ETF Monkey was published on Seeking Alpha on June 3, 2015, my main focus has been to demonstrate that it …

Investing

Solar Power Is Now The World's Cheapest Energy

The drop in price is driven by investments from developing nations.<p>Over the past six years, the cost of solar energy has dropped dramatically, to the point where it is now even cheaper than wind power in emerging markets like China and India. This may be largely due to rising investments in solar …

Build Your Own Mobile Digital Library to Share Books From Anywhere With Anyone

Ever wished you could easily share your collection of PDFs, DIY books, or magazines? Adafruit has a guide to turn a Raspberry Pi Zero into a little …

Jumpstart your automated home with these discounted Apple HomeKit and Nest products

Researchers claim that only about 6 percent of U.S. homes currently have some form of home automation facilitated by iOS devices, which isn't …

Home Automation

4 Cheap Dividend Growth Stocks

We all know the secret to successful investing is buying low and selling high. But what does that mean, exactly – do we simply buy companies growing their top lines aggressively in today’s low-growth world?<p>There are dangers in this approach, which put you at risk for drastic losses. Take, for …

Investing

The Price of Solar Is Declining to Unprecedented Lows

The installed price of solar energy has declined significantly in recent years as policy and market forces have driven more and more solar …

88 Stock Picks For The Next 30 Years (Or More)

<b>Introduction</b><p>In March, I wrote my inaugural article detailing the top monthly picks for a DIY DGI portfolio. My strategy revolved around using Motif …

Investing

This is How I Invest My Retirement Money

Vanguard just closed its most popular dividend fund to new money. If you’re not already in, I’m afraid you’re out of luck.<p>But I’ve got a backdoor way …

Investing

If You’re Too Busy For These 5 Things: Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Can Tesla go from sexy car company to clean energy empire?

If you're wondering about Elon Musk's latest vision for Tesla, think Apple.<p>Apple succeeded in turning a bland market for electronic devices into a coveted and connected lifestyle where your phone, your tablet, your computer, your watch and your television can all be bought in one place and work …

Tesla

12 Mindfulness Hacks You Can Use in 24 Hours

Mindfulness is all the rage these days, and with good reason.<p><b>Practicing mindfulness has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety.</b><p>A new study from the …