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5 Reasons E-Learning Will Radically Change the Education System

E-learning can change education as we know it. Improving the ability to broadcast knowledge is one of the easiest steps we can take to enhance education. Talent Educational Technology education e-learning Apps for Education

Joan Quigley, astrologer who advised Reagans, dies at 87

Astrologer Joan Quigley, who suddenly became a national figure in 1988 when it was revealed she was advising Ronald and Nancy Reagan based on their star charts while they were in the White House, died Tuesday at home in San Francisco. She was 87.

Power Assure Goes Kaput

Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) is one of the fastest-growing segments of the enterprise software market, according to 451 Research. Unfortunately, it was not growing fast enough to keep Power Assure, a DCIM start-up company focused on management, financially afloat. On Thursday, the Santa Clara, -based company said it had run out of cash to [...]

Honey, climate change is shrinking the kids

A new study finds that rising temperatures have downsized mountain goats by 25 percent in just 30 years. Cute, but not good.

Amazon's Fire phone flop: A watershed for investors?

Investors are losing patience with Jeff Bezos’ game. Amazon stock swooned Thursday and it’s diving deeper today after the company reported weak earnings and predicted a dismal holiday season.

New E-Waste Recycling Marketplace Keeps Materials Out of Developing World

Want to make sure your e-waste recycling efforts don't support offshoring of such wastes? The e-Stewards Online Marketplace gives you that assurance The post New E-Waste Recycling Marketplace Keeps Materials Out of Developing World appeared first on Sustainablog.

Putin lashes out at U.S. as warmonger that has 'deformed' world order

Russian President Vladimir Putin lashed out at the United States on Friday, accusing Washington of provoking armed conflicts and undermining global security in a quest to lord its power over the rest of the world.

Fusion won’t save us from climate change

The latest fusion breakthrough comes not from that Asian/Mexican place down the block, but from Lockheed Martin. You’re wise to keep your expectations low.

In just 15 years, wind could provide a fifth of the world’s electricity

The coming global boom in wind power will be driven largely by China's rebounding wind energy market.

Joe Maddon return to Angels appears unlikely

Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said he spoke to Joe Maddon on Wednesday yet had no indication that Maddon was on the verge of opting out of his contract as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays.

Highest Ice Age human settlements found in the Peruvian Andes

Archaeologists say they’ve found the highest-known remains of Ice Age human settlements in the southern Peruvian Andes, dated to more than 12,000 years old.

Are enviros smart to back Republican Susan Collins?

The Democrat in the Maine Senate race is the greener candidate, but environmental groups are still supporting Collins.

Environmentalists Don't Like Europe's New Climate Plan. Can Obama Do Better?

Environmental groups are warning that a new European agreement to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030 sets the bar far too low. The pact—which was reached early Friday in Brussels—makes the European Union the first major bloc of countries to commit to emissions targets ahead of next year's crucial climate change talks in Paris. Show More Summary

Walmart isn’t really green, just really big

Slate proclaimed Walmart the leader in solar power. The greenwashing must have worked.

The '40s live on in restored Village Green apartment

Walking through the park-like grounds of the Village Green garden apartment complex, one tranquil tree-studded grass court after another, Steven Keylon is pointing out highlights, past and present. "That's where the wading pool used to be, until they filled it in," he gestures. "And there's the...

L.A. a fertile ground for garden apartments

As you drive around L.A., you may not notice them, but the city's garden apartment complexes are worth notice. Park La Brea, adjacent to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, may be the most recognized of the complexes — and one of the largest, at 150 acres — but there are at...

Another Round on Energy Rebound

Two analysts of energy trends expand on their view that efficiency's climate and energy benefits have been overstated.

California: Plumas County claims fall color crown this weekend

If you haven't explored California's Shasta Cascade region, this is a great time to go. Fall colors are reported to be at peak or approaching peak in Plumas, Lassen and Siskiyou counties, areas in the northern part of the state rich in national forests and parklands.

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