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Solar and Wind Energy Start to Win on Price vs. Conventional Fuels by DIANE CARDWELL


The cost of electricity from wind and solar power plants has plummeted, making it in some places cheaper than coal or natural gas. 14 more words

With ‘Hunger Games’ Campaigns, Lionsgate Punches Above Its Weight by BROOKS BARNES


In its campaigns for the “Hunger Games” films, Lionsgate’s tiny marketing department has used mastery of social media and a culture of risk-taking to dazzle the legacy studios. 14 more words

‘Serial,’ Podcasting’s First Breakout Hit, Sets Stage for More by DAVID CARR


If podcasting’s model seems familiar — Netflix, anyone? — it’s no surprise that it will have similar transformative effects on traditional providers of serious audio programming, which means public radio. 14 more words

Teachers at Thanksgiving: We WILL Survive

Active and retired teachers at Thanksgiving this year need reassurance that we will survive. And, we WILL survive.

With all of the viciousness aimed at teachers, we continue to refuse to be willing victims. 117 more words

Construction Zone

Our living room has been in disarray for a couple of months as we’ve been working on our latest home improvement project: removing our old fireplace, reframing the wall, installing a new fireplace, tiling the surround, and installing new cabinets. 634 more words


Boracay, Philippines

Another place you may want to visit here in the Philippines is the island of Boracay. It is one of the world’s top destinations for relaxation. 92 more words


Saving for retirement? Take a look at the S&P 500

What is there to say? The crash of 2008-2009 doesn’t look like a big deal from this perspective does it…. unless you panicked and moved you money out of stocks. 6 more words

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