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Official: Elon Musk: Tesla Gigafactory location announcement coming late 2014

GARD Pro Not RegisteredFiled under: Emerging Technologies, EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors GARD Pro Not Registered Tesla’s Gigafactory is going to be a huge deal. So huge, in fact, that Tesla’s not going to announce where it will be located until...
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31 Reasons Why I’m in Love With Thrift Shopping (and You Should Be Too)

GARD Pro Not Registered I realize I’m a strange animal. My palms tingle a little bit when I approach a thrift store. All my senses sharpen. The rest of the world fades into watercolor tones and muffled sounds. I can park, grab my wallet, hop out,...
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$20 in New York City: The 15 Best Ways to Spend It

GARD Pro Not Registered New York City has it all — recreation and restaurants, theaters and tourist attractions. Since NYC has it all, it was hard to narrow down the best ways to spend $20, because there are pretty much a zillion ways to spend 20 bucks...
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True Story: I Lived in San Francisco for 2 Weeks on $200

GARD Pro Not RegisteredI moved to San Francisco in June thinking there was not an ounce of bad blood in the city. Such a beautiful, and expensive, city with so many different types of people, I didn’t think anything could go wrong.  I had just paid...
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How I Saved $30,000 and Helped the Earth at the Same Time

GARD Pro Not Registered Over seven years ago, I joined The Compact out of green guilt (and because everything I do in my life has to be a dare). In brief, The Compact is an environmental movement that challenges members to step away from the consumer...
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This map shows where Tesla can and can’t sell cars

GARD Pro Not RegisteredFiled under: EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors, Legislation and Policy, USA GARD Pro Not Registered The fine folks at Mojo Motors recently put together a US map showing where the Tesla Model S electric vehicles can and can’t be legally...
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13 “Bad” Habits That Are Actually Good for You

GARD Pro Not Registered Humans are creatures of habit. Although it can take us a while to form these mental pathways, once they’re carved out, it’s extremely hard to deviate from them. As a species we spend millions of dollars each year trying...
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This Is the Secret to Buying Electronics for Cheap

GARD Pro Not Registered I love new electronics, but I don’t always let myself buy them. There’s simply too much available, and they cost too much money. Lately, I find myself turning more and more to buying my electronics refurbished. Right...
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15 Easy Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill

GARD Pro Not Registered My family is looking to move into a new house in the near future. With all the added rooms and exciting DIY projects on the horizon, I realize we’ll also need to more carefully watch our utilities costs. More space equals...
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Would You Drive One of the 10 Smallest Cars Ever Made?

GARD Pro Not Registered I love my tiny Toyota Yaris (and the terrific gas mileage it gets), but it’s a behemoth compared to some of the smallest vehicles ever made. Which one of these diminutive automobiles would you be willing to drive? (See also:...
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