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The failure of the North 2003 affected 45 million people in eight US states. Those who use alternative energy sources like solar panels have been able to benefit from its independence from the network. No food is spoiled in refrigerators, not sitting...
From: Micro Persuasion | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Filed under: Real Estate, Personal Finance, Housing Market, Home Buying, Home & Garden Oliver PariniEthan Waldman's house cost $42,000 to build; his utility bills cap at $150 a month. By Ethan Waldman as told to Meghan Rabbitt In its Money Mic series,...
From: Daily Finance | By: LearnVest | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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The Department of Agriculture's new voluntary plan to cut U.S. carbon emissions shouldn't cause a ruckus -- and that just might make it work....
From: Grist | By: Nathanael Johnson | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Thinking out loud … while wondering how to channel my inner Clark Griswold this week. — We’ve maintained here from Day 1 — whenever that was — that Kris Dunn was a strong lean toward returning for his senior academic season at Providence College...
From: WEEI | By: John Rooke | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Technology developed to make Formula One cars more efficient could reduce carbon emissions in supermarkets and bus routes across the developed world, writes Geoffrey Lean...
From: Telegraph | By: Geoffrey Lean | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Brooke Burke-Charvet spotted donning her red nose while taking a selfie in support of the first ever Red Nose Day in America at Walgreens in Los Angeles. Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley (Real Housewives of Orange County) stopped …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Jaime Rabb | Friday, April 24, 2015
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New mom (for the fourth time) Kimora Lee Simmons gives us our first sneak peek at her precious newborn baby boy Wolfe Lee. Meanwhile, Whoopi Goldberg was honored at Variety’s Power of Women luncheon held in NYC today. Peep the mommy-son cuteness and...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Christian Longo's tale is not just about deception. It's the horrifying reality of a man who murdered his wife and children....
From: The Atlantic | By: Garrett Epps | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Ladies and gentleman, we've made it to May—the height of sample sale season (so get ready to go nuts). We've already heard about so many sales before the month has even begun, so we wanted to share them with you now. Start out with discounted AG jeans...
From: Racked | By: Laura Gurfein | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Here's what Catholics think about the pope's big climate push.
From: Grist | By: Liz Core | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Beijing: China's proposed national policies to curb coal use will provide enormous air quality and health benefits to the public and coal industry workers, saving 49,000 lives and $6.2 billion in 2020,...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Barbara Finamore | Friday, April 24, 2015
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At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed as a result of conflict in Yemen since 26 March, according to UNICEF. The number is likely to rise.
From: Global Voices | By: Noon Arabia | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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I just got home from Las Vegas, where for the last week I had attended the CinemaCon convention (formerly ShoWest), the largest gathering of movie theatre exhibitors each year. Thursday afternoon we saw a presentation from Universal Pictures showcasing...
From: SlashFilm | By: Peter Sciretta | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- In his first quarter letter to Greenlight Capital investors, David Einhorn writes that it has been "challenging" to find worthy companies for long-term investment. But over the years, he has found plenty of opportunities. According...
From: TheStreet | By: Emily Stewart | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Mother Theresa, I am not. But I still try my best daily to teach my children to be kind, considerate, good human beings. The post 9 Simple Ways I’m Raising My Kids to Be Good People appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Ellen Seidman | Friday, April 24, 2015
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A study released Tuesday by the North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) concludes that more time is needed for utilities to develop new generation and transmission than is allowed by the timeline for carbon pollution reductions in the EPA's...
From: Free Republic | By: Utility Dive | Friday, April 24, 2015
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When we think about climate change and sources of pollution, fossil fuels and dirty industries are the culprits that usually dominate the conversation. Agriculture, though, contributes substantially to global warming as well. The Obama Administration...
From: Inhabitat | By: Cat DiStasio | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Food, beverages, decor, and all! The post How I Planned a Cinco de Mayo Brunch in 30 Minutes appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Yanira Garza | Friday, April 24, 2015
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A close relative whom I love dearly is having triple bypass surgery soon. He lives too far to drive (USA, on the opposite coast). I'd like to do something nice for him, and my first thought was flowers. It was suggested that this might be morbid, and...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: onecircleaday | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Once embraced by cities for its beautiful white flowers, disease resistance and ability to grow just about anywhere, the Callery pear is now considered a nuisance due to its smell and invasive nature.
From: NPR | By: Liz Reid | Friday, April 24, 2015
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It doesn't get much cuter than this. The post 12 Stunning Photos of Babies Underwater appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Babble Editors | Friday, April 24, 2015
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The Dune House is a contemporary reinterpretation of the local architectural typology that features wood cladding and pitched roofs. The wooden cross-laminated structure uses a unique timber roofing system to mimics the gabled silhouette when viewed...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lucy Wang | Friday, April 24, 2015
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More and more utilities are competing for solar power dollars -- but what will that mean for smaller companies and consumers?...
From: Grist | By: Tim McDonnell | Friday, April 24, 2015
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A dress with a flowing full skirt is a great fashion choice for a hot day, so the woman who walked into a RadioShack in Florida dressed that way back in February didn’t really stand out. No one really noticed the full skirt of her floral dress…not...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Friday, April 24, 2015
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A coal-dependent China could be a thing of the past. The post China Could Get 85 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewables By 2050, Report Finds appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Samantha Page | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Most Consumerist readers consider themselves savvy and resistant to marketing messages and sales pitches. Even then, be cautious when accepting free stuff or cash in exchange for sitting through a time-share presentation. One couple received such an...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Friday, April 24, 2015
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With Tesla’s “major new product line” announcement scheduled to take place next week, new reports have surfaced that support the idea the company’s much-hyped unveiling is for a new line of batteries to power homes and businesses. One in particular...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Campbell Architects morph a Victorian home in Sydney, Australia into a fresh, modern and sustainable abode. Retaining the original foundations and preserving the old-school façade, the firm bring the house up-to-date with the addition of… The post...
From: Selectism | By: Glenys Johnson | Friday, April 24, 2015
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In the pursuit of scientific discovery, where is the line between alternative therapies and "quackademic" medicine?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Alan Levinovitz | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Dear Grandson, Consider my address book - and yes, the simple fact that I have one already tells you a good deal about me. All the names, street addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers that matter to me are still on paper, not in a computer or...
From: Truthout | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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In this recipe, you’ll learn: 20-Minute recipe that you can serve over rice or noodles Simple sweet and sour sauce that can be used in countless dishes Recipe from the famous Rosa’s Thai Cafe in London Rosa’s Thai restaurants in London are known...
From: Steamy Kitchen | By: steamykitchen | Friday, April 24, 2015
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VERA CHEEKS failed to halt at a ‘Stop’ sign in Georgia last year. Too poor to pay the ticket’s $135 fine, she was put on probation until she earned enough to cover the charge. But this came at a cost: her case was handled by a private firm, called...
From: The Economist | Friday, April 24, 2015
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As the weather warms up, Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is warning customers against scams offering solar power systems to reduce energy costs.
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Nearly 20 years after the novel's release, Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club antagonist is back—in comic-book form....
From: The Atlantic | By: Matthew Schniper | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Here’s a collection of recent announcements from Wisconsin’s technology and innovation community: —Cellular Dynamics International (NASDAQ: ICEL) has reached a proposed settlement in three similar class-action lawsuits challenging the Madison-based...
From: Xconomy | By: Jeff Engel | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Federal agricultural officials announced Thursday voluntary programs and initiatives for farmers, ranchers and foresters meant to build on P...
From: USA Today | Friday, April 24, 2015
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"The elimination of fossil fuels for all but the most limited and essential purposes is necessary but not sufficient to allow our descendants a fair chance for a healthy and prosperous future. Enhancing carbon biosequestration in terrestrial ecosystems...
From: Truthout | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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The NFL Network's lead analyst for the 2015 NFL Draft, Mike Mayock, recently took part in a conference call and he hit on a number of draft related topics in approximately 90 minutes. We'll highlight he Chicago Bears specific stuff, plus hit on his remarks...
From: Windy City Gridiron | By: Lester A. Wiltfong Jr. | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Kevin Hart, Michael B. Jordan and Rocsi Diaz got dressed to impress before heading to this year’s CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards. At another event, Jhene Aiko and Jussie Smollett hung out at the #MyCalvins denim series launch. Peep the flicks...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Friday, April 24, 2015
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The plaza walls, leading down a long, narrow alley, are painted every inch in gorgeous murals of a country meadow, fronted by European stone columns and sconces, with vines and trellises reaching up into a sky-blue ceiling. Sonoma Plaza is flanked with...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: By Carey Sweet | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Hunterdon Healthcare and ShopRite of Flemington will be presenting a spring health and wellness education series for the community. The second event in the series will be a "Cooking Demonstration for People with Diabetes." It will be held on Tuesday,...
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Hunterdon County Democrat | Friday, April 24, 2015
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When I was making a vague attempt to house hunt in the oh-so-hot-right-now area of Walthamstow, estate agents would constantly bleat on about a property being in the vicinity of the William Morris Gallery and why that made it xxx amount more expensive....
From: Style Bubble | By: susie | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Driver bits that fit many consumer electronics screws
From: Kevin Kelly | By: mark | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Beyoncé is giving fans a glimpse into her mom Tina Knowles Lawson's Wedding day. A couple of weeks after Tina and her new hubby Richard Lawson tied the knot, the "7/11" singer showed off a ton of pics from their wedding day on her blog. The shots included...
From: Just So You Know | By: Brandi Fowler | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Hatim Kanaaneh reflects on the recent news that the Israeli Supreme Court will permit the "legal seizure" of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem by remembering a story from his youth of trying to pick the delicious, and dangerous, prickly pear.
From: Mondoweiss | By: Hatim Kanaaneh | Friday, April 24, 2015
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The minute I sat down with these gorgeous images from Lisa Zeising, I was immediately searching for a way to join Chef Jakubiec’s Garden Harvest Supper Club. Infused with local talent from the likes of Wit Weddings,  Meant To Be Calligraphy,...
From: Green Daily | By: Abby Capalbo | Friday, April 24, 2015
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How about using revenue from a carbon tax to help pay for corporate tax rate cuts? That’s the idea proposed yesterday by Rep. John Delaney (D-MD). His political calculation: Democrats would back the bill as a way to reduce carbon emissions and slow...
From: TaxVox | By: Howard Gleckman | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Page Six says that a dude named Leonard Taylor, who worked as a bodyguard for Marky Mark and Uma Thurman, has thrown a $1 million lawsuit at a club owner for causing him emotional distress by making him buy the bad shit for famous types. Wait, let’s...
From: Dlisted | By: Michael K | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Many tech investors have likely heard about the Internet of things phenomenon, but maybe they should focus on the Internet of energy.  That's what Tom Siebel's latest venture entails. Speaking at the IHS Energy CERAWeek conference...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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