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Solar power lessons from across the pond



The U.S. and the U.K. can learn a great deal from each other's approach to solar energy, writes Penny Atkinson. The British government may be cutting subsidies, but some British fossil-fuel companies,… Read More

Startup lessons from a Cisco Systems co-founder


  • Entrepreneur online

Sandy Lerner's varied career has involved co-founding Cisco Systems and makeup brand Urban Decay. Lerner, who is now working on a sustainable farm in Virginia, says it's important to do your research … Read More

Short grass in winter, healthy lawn in spring


  • WWLP-TV (Springfield, Mass.)

Cutting grass between 2.5 and 3 inches is an ideal length to prepare for winter, as it won't get as matted under snow. A shorter lawn also makes it easier to remove leaves, which can lead to snow mold… Read More