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Residential Solar Installers Back on Growth Path

Two big residential solar companies are expanding, but it may not be a good path forward if they want to become profitable.<p>Forget what you've heard …

Solar Power

Watch Neill Blomkamp's new sci-fi short Firebase

Filmmaker Neill Blomkamp has released the second sci-fi short from his new production company Oats Studios, entitled <b>Firebase</b>.<p>Set during the Vietnam …

13 Amalfi Coast Hotels with Stunning Views

The 20-room Casa Albertina goes beyond its three-pearl rating with perks such as turn-down service, bathrobes, and family owners, which gives the …

Investing in These Stocks Now Could Make You a Millionaire Retiree

Investors willing to buy now and hold these two companies for decades could get rich.<p>Investing in stocks is the best way for most people to grow …

Investing

The Pineal Gland - The "Seat Of The Soul"?

<b>After writing several articles on reincarnation and enlightenment, many readers asked me why I never mentioned the significance of the pineal gland —</b> …

TAKATINA completes elevated black box house in suburban japan

<b>15 miles just outside of tokyo, japan, the distinctive ‘black box house’, sits raised on corner lot in its hilly suburban neighborhood.</b> proving to be …

How to invest in the resource boom that Tesla Gigafactory and electric vehicles are creating

For those of us who believe that the entire automotive industry is rapidly transitioning from being powered by fossil fuels to electricity, it becomes important to transfer any asset from one to the other not only from an environmental standpoint, but also from a financial standpoint.<p>We have …

Electric Vehicles

Beautifully restored Neutra in West Covina returns asking $1.8M

“On a parklike 3.5-acre setting”<p>Well, well, well, if it isn’t the J.M. Roberts Residence! Welcome back, old chum. Things were looking a little dicey for the Richard Neutra-designed midcentury modern when it last came to market in 2014, its listing copy sprinkled with ominous phrases like …

Architecture

How to Make PVC Look Like Wood

Jason Poplinski's method is inexpensive and effective<p>If you're building a set, an installation or props, it might be helpful to have a ready source …

Woodworking

Interior designer Emily Henderson asking $1.03M for her Glendale home

As seen in Good Housekeeping and Domino<p>Home stylist and TV personality Emily Henderson is the owner of this midcentury residence in Glendale’s Adams Hill neighborhood. Previously featured in publications like <i>Good Housekeeping</i> and <i>Domino</i>, the house has unsurprisingly been expertly staged—showing off …

Living Rooms

Finding the Right Headboard: 20 Contemporary Ideas to Get You Started!

There are few times and places in our life when we feel as relaxed, comfortable and secure as in the bedroom after a long, hard day. It is the one …

Interior Design

Tesla’s Battery Revolution Just Reached Critical Mass

Tesla Motors Inc. is making a huge bet that millions of small batteries can be strung together to help kick fossil fuels off the grid. The idea is a …

Energy

Electrek green energy brief: Trump’s renewable infrastructure, 80% solar before big upgrades, 4,000 years of solar and more!

Trump releases infrastructure possibilities, 4 (actually 5) renewable grid projects included – The renewable projects are, 1. an HVDC transmission line to move wind power from Oklahoma to Tennessee Valley Authority customer, 2. an HVDC line moving wind power from Wyoming to the southwest USA, 3. …

Renewable Energy

3 ways to play the Internet of Things boom in 2017

As far as investment themes go, it’s hard to think of one as exciting as the Internet of Things (IoT) boom. With self-driving cars, smart cities and …

Internet of Things

This Little-Known Energy Dividend Stock Gained 75% in 2016, and There May Still Be Room to Run

2016 was an interesting year for <b>Archrock</b> (NYSE: AROC) and subsidiary partnership <b>Archrock Partners</b> (NASDAQ: APLP). After going public in late 2015 with the intent to capture the need for compression services in the oil and gas industry, it got immediately slammed with market troubles. Despite this, …

How I Trained Myself To Wake Up On Time Without An Alarm

Half the battle is figuring out how much sleep your body needs, and the other half is consistency.<p>Sleep is one of my favorite things. I adore it. I’ve never been one for alarms, though. Potentially because they mark the end of my sleeping.<p>I started working remotely a few years ago, and …

Sleep

110-Year-Old Piano Saved And Transformed In To Awesome Piano Desk

Artist and musician Jonathan Miranda Sickmeyer salvaged a 110 year old piano which was listed on Craigslist and saved the piano from a trip to the …

spacon & X completes renovation of family duplex in denmark

<b>remodeled by architecture and design studio spacon & X, this residential dwelling in denmark merges two different apartment to accomodate a family</b> …

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

With a few minutes and a few free tools, you can resurrect nearly any aging PC with a fresh, fast, Chrome-like interface.<p>Common scenario: You buy a new laptop, thinking you'll sell, donate or hand down the old one... but it never happens. Maybe you don't want to deal with the hassles of Craigslist …

Linux

As the Algarve is named best-value destination - here’s how to get the most for your money

The Algarve in Portugal has been named the best-value destination in the world for British travellers, according to the Post Office’s 2017 Holiday Costs Barometer.<p>The Algarve topped the list for the second year running, beating Sunny Beach in Bulgaria and Spain’s Costa del Sol which came second …

European Travel

Unexpected & Utterly Gorgeous Tile & Grout Combos

Grout lines aren't exactly known for being fun and beautiful—mostly, they just inspire dread when you pull out an old toothbrush to scrub them clean. …

Home Depot

The Barn

"The Barn" is an exceptional conversion by Carney Logan Burke Architects, it combines both rustic and modern details to complement the beautiful and …

Classic Cars

Trestle Glen Modern Modern Home in Oakland, California by Knock…

Location: Oakland, California - This brand new, 2 story home in the eclectic Trestle Glen neighborhood of Oakland, California takes it departure from the dramatic, but historic area lot, on Santa Ray…

California

Incredible Frank Lloyd Wright house with 15 acres and waterfall asks $8M

The Tiranna house was built in 1955 and is located on 15 acres in New Canaan, CT<p>2016 saw a host of noteworthy Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes go up for sale—and the trend seems to be continuing into the new year. The Wall Street Journal reports that Tiranna, a 1955-built residence named after the …

Lloyd Wright home with killer Hollywood views asks $2.5M

The 1949 home was designed for an actor<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Los Angeles, California<p><b>Price:</b> $2,495,000<p>A home by Lloyd Wright—Frank …

3 Things You Should Really Know About the Internet of Things

Image source: Getty Images.<p>It's easy to be skeptical about new tech trends. Every emerging technology is seemingly touted as the "next big thing," which leaves consumers and investors to wonder which new thing is truly the next big thing, and what's just hype.<p>So I understand why there's some …