Richard Winter

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How to Transform a Wilderness Into a Giant Battery

Chris Gwynne stands in a ravine below a towering dam in the Tasmanian wilderness and ponders whether the giant concrete structure can withstand the …

Electrical Grid

Top 9 Healthiest Foods In The World

Top 9 of the healthiest foods in the world, try to include these foods in your diet to improve your health and stay in shape.<p><b>1.Sprouts</b><p>Sprouts may …

Nutrition

A startup is building $125,000 backyard 'granny flats' that can be constructed in less than a month

A growing number of cities are now beginning to think differently about how people can instead age in place, retrofitting neighborhoods to accommodate aging baby boomers.<p>One approach is the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU), which is also sometimes called a "granny flat" or "in-law unit." The small …

Housing

How to Spend It: the shopping list for the 1%

In an age of astonishing wealth, nothing reveals the lives of the ultra-rich like the FT’s unashamedly ostentatious luxury magazine.<p>By Andy Beckett<p>On 7 October 1967, the Financial Times, then the most buttoned-up newspaper in Britain and quite possibly the world, discreetly added a regular new page …

Coffeemakers

Delta Launches String PV Inverter M125HV Series with Industry-Leading Efficiency up to 99% at Intersolar Europe 2018

<i>Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, announced today it is launching its new 1,500 Vdc string solar PV inverter M125HV</i> …

Bifacial Solar Modules Decrease Cost of Energy

Silicon-based photovoltaic modules are currently the best tradeoff between cost, durability, and efficiency, in spite of the fact that for every six …

Solar Power

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

Back Issues

The content from many back issues of Whole Earth publications is available here on the website. We are in the process of adding content from all 145 …

Legendary Investment Banker Richard Jenrette Left These 24 Rules for Success

Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four decades on Wall Street. When he died last week …

Homework

Fern-Like Sheets of Graphene Could Boost Solar Panel Efficiency

Flexible, thin-film solar could be used almost anywhere to generate power, from building windows to car panels, smart phones to smart watches.<p>A …

Healthy Cooking Oils — The Ultimate Guide

You have many options when it comes to selecting fats and oils for cooking.<p>But it's not just a matter of choosing oils that are healthy, but also …

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …

The 16 Best Homemade Snacks to Keep You Full and Happy

Healthy Eating

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Why This Montana Farmer Grows Food Year-Round in Shipping Containers

By Isabelle Morrison<p>Kim Curren, owner of Shaggy Bear Farm in Bozeman, Montana, has worn many hats. She worked in the solar power industry for 15 …

9 of the Wildest Misconceptions About Cast Iron, Debunked

Everyone seems to agree that cast iron cookware is wonderful, and everyone seems to believe they know best about how it should be used and cared for. …

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

The Best Way for Wealthy Parents to Talk to Children About Family Money

The key is give them the right information at the right time<p>Many wealthy families face a tricky balancing act. On the one hand, they want to conceal important details even from adult children for fear of creating a sense of entitlement. But when parents are too secretive, it can make it much more …

San Mateo County

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

New smart windows darken in the sun—and generate electricity at the same time

Solar power has undergone a revolution in recent years, thanks to an upstart family of crystalline materials called perovskites. Now, perovskites are …

Clean Energy

8 brilliant innovations helping homeless populations around the world

Homelessness is widespread and hard to solve, affecting more than 560,000 people in the U.S. and hundreds of millions around the world.<p>It's a complex …

Homelessness

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen?<p>Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, …

Living in an Eco-Friendly Yurt

Powered by Nature<p>After a year and a half of living in a Brooklyn apartment, Casey Brown and Danfung Dennis started hatching an escape plan. So in …

Life lessons from Tadahisa Sakai, the last descendant of a Japanese samurai clan

About 150 years ago, at the end of Japan’s Edo period, a civil war resulted in the end of the samurai culture and the birth of modern Japan. One …

Some Gadgets We Might Actually Buy From CES 2018

Twelve Wirecutter reporters and editors spent three days working overtime at the CES 2018 trade show to find just a few things that we might consider …

Longreads Best of 2017

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2017. Here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our weekly Top 5 email.</i><i>If</i> …

Harvey Weinstein

Millennials Are Screwed

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey