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How Biodiesel is Made

This Entire Building Is Powered By Its Algae-Filled Walls

A new building in Germany gets its energy from what’s growing inside it.<p>Algae may still be years away as a source for road and jet fuel. But could it power whole buildings before long?<p>If you think that’s crazy, then look at this recently completed five-story residential building in Hamburg. It is …

3 Ways To Teach Yourself To Become Smarter

New research reinforces the idea that intelligence is not fixed–and therefore can be strengthened. Here’s how to put those findings to use.<p>When I was a 7-year-old growing up in rural Austria, I had only one dream, one shared by probably 90% of all other boys in my home country: to become a …

Why Passion Is Not Enough...You Need This, Too

I just read a wonderful post here on Forbes: Dan Schwabel’s interview of Chris Guillebeau. They talk about Chris’ new book, <b>The $100 Start-Up</b>, and in the course of the interview, Chris mentions that simply loving something isn’t enough to establish a successful business around that thing. Then he …

How airline pricing works

Long gone are the days when government regulation forced flight prices to be based on flight lengths. Today, the final fare is much more dependent on the person buying.<p>As early as this month, airlines worldwide may start testing a strategy that could customise airfare pricing and itinerary results …

Skyward House by Kazuhiko Kishimoto / acaa

Built along a grassy hillside, the Skyward House blends beautifully into the woodsy environment while providing protection from the busy street …

Five money-saving tips to improve how staff interact with your bottom line | The Star

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Investor Rites of Passage - Part 1

Many cultures today still perform rituals to initiate coming of age or establish one’s responsibilities as an adult in their society. Some, like Australian aboriginal tribes, use isolation or a 6-month walkabout during which young men must prove an ability to survive on their own before being …

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Investor Rites of Passage - Part 2: Retirement

Part 1 of this series examined the rites of passage investors who are still employed need to undergo to ready themselves for controlling their financial future. Here, in Part 2, I explore what new and soon-to-be retirees need to do to demonstrate preparedness for the final leg of their life’s …