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Krasinski's quirky film 'The Hollars' pulls up lame - SFGate

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/01/2016 - 00:02

SFGate

Krasinski's quirky film 'The Hollars' pulls up lame
SFGate
It's the type of movie where a grown son still hides his smoking from his mother; a father and son get into a silly slappy fight, a divorced man pulls up in his car at his ex-wife's house and obviously looks through binoculars, yet is surprised when he ...

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Transfer Pricing Rough Justice for Hemorrhaging States - Bloomberg BNA

Google News Passive House - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 23:31

Transfer Pricing Rough Justice for Hemorrhaging States
Bloomberg BNA
In the late 1980s, multinationals began to embrace passive investment companies to house intangibles in low-tax and no-tax jurisdictions. The most notorious structure was the so-called Delaware holding company. Multistate companies parked patents, ...

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Apple tax bill undermines transatlantic cooperation, Lew says - Phys.Org

Google News Passive House - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 22:10

Apple tax bill undermines transatlantic cooperation, Lew says
Phys.Org
Lew's remarks followed a reaction from the White House on Tuesday, which described European authorities' actions as "unilateral" and "unfair." The Obama administration ... "It has been passive and so Europe attempts to fill the vacuum. Shame on Apple ...

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The Road & Track Test: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport - RoadandTrack.com

Google News Passive House - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 21:33

The Road & Track Test: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
RoadandTrack.com
It is easy to go fast, but not in the passive way a Nissan GT-R can feel out here. This is no video game. The GS is familiar and ... I know all this because I've left my house at 6 a.m. and by 3 p.m., I've barely exited the car. I feel like I'm only ...

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Good Life: Positive achievements for Sept. 1 - Poughkeepsie Journal

Google News Passive House - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 21:08

Poughkeepsie Journal

Good Life: Positive achievements for Sept. 1
Poughkeepsie Journal
To promote fiscal and energy sustainability, the library is among the first Passive House designed library in the country. The energy cost per square foot has dropped by 85 percent, representing a significant savings to the operating budget. “We are ...

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Baustelle Passivhaus - Hochparterre.ch – News in Architektur, Planung und Design

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 20:04

Baustelle Passivhaus
Hochparterre.ch – News in Architektur, Planung und Design
Nicht nur bei der Planung, sondern auch beim Bau eines Passivhauses braucht es Sorgfalt und Wissen. Weil aber beides nicht immer auf der Baustelle vorhanden ist, haben die Donau-Universität Krems, das österreichische Energieinstitut der Wirtschaft und ...

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Manish Dayal, Lee Pace (Image: AMC) Manish Dayal, Lee Pace (Image: AMC) - A.V. Club

Google News Passive House - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 10:12

A.V. Club

Manish Dayal, Lee Pace (Image: AMC) Manish Dayal, Lee Pace (Image: AMC)
A.V. Club
Gordon's always on the verge of insufferable—tonight, his inability to stop bringing his self-pity and passive-aggressive needling to the Mutiny board meetings makes everyone want to throttle him—but McNairy finds a core of painful self-knowledge in ...

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Politics and a Jittery Nation - The New Yorker

Google News Passive House - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 00:39

The New Yorker

Politics and a Jittery Nation
The New Yorker
Instead, especially from the Republican candidate, Donald J. Trump, we get a portrait of an alarmed, even passive nation, cowed by China on trade and by guerrilla terror sponsored by the Islamic State. He promises to “Make America Safe ... One way not ...

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American Mom Held by Afghan Militants Pleads for U.S. Help - Daily Beast

Google News Passive House - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 00:00

Daily Beast

American Mom Held by Afghan Militants Pleads for U.S. Help
Daily Beast
But the White House, which has refused to pay ransoms for American captives, has also refused to conduct trades for civilian hostages. Officials characterized the Bergdahl trade not as a hostage swap, but rather a military-style prisoner of war exchange.

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Swiss central bank steps up stock buying spree - Reuters

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 20:42

Swiss central bank steps up stock buying spree
Reuters
It also shuns other stocks for ethical reasons, she told Sonntagsblick newspaper. An in-house team manages the investments with help from some outside bankers it does not identify. The SNB is mostly a passive investor, starting only last year to vote ...

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Help! HR Is Investigating Us for Calling a Colleague “Miss Samoa.” - Slate Magazine

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 20:09

Slate Magazine

Help! HR Is Investigating Us for Calling a Colleague “Miss Samoa.”
Slate Magazine
A: I'm in something of a fiery mood this morning, and I don't think that you have to put up with a campaign of passive-aggressive, unkind remarks about your appearance from your mother-in-law for the rest of your marriage just because some other people ...

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This Will Be The Largest "Passive House" Apartment Complex In The World - Co.Exist

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 19:34

This Will Be The Largest "Passive House" Apartment Complex In The World
Co.Exist
To meet the exacting "Passivhaus" standard, buildings can only use a tiny amount of energy for heating and cooling. Even with cold German winters, the complex will never use more than 15 kilowatt-hours of energy for heating per square meter in a year; ...

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This Will Be The Largest "Passive House" Apartment Complex In The World - Co.Exist

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 19:34

This Will Be The Largest "Passive House" Apartment Complex In The World
Co.Exist
Unlike some passive house apartment buildings—often criticized as boring boxes—the architects aimed for a liveable design. "Our buildings simulate the feeling of living beneath old trees. You have the feeling of being protected by the massive ...

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PassivHaus hosts exhibit featuring talent from across the corridor - Whistler Question

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 08:41

Whistler Question

PassivHaus hosts exhibit featuring talent from across the corridor
Whistler Question
PassivHaus, best known as a cross-country ski and cross-country biking spot and an entry point to the Lost Lake trails, has been transformed into a gallery to host the Our Sea to Sky art exhibit until Sept. 18. “It's on the Cultural Connector,” said ...

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8 TV Moms Who Showed Us How To Parent Like A Mutha - Scary Mommy

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 08:16

Scary Mommy

8 TV Moms Who Showed Us How To Parent Like A Mutha
Scary Mommy
Forget the anonymous armchair perfect parents hiding behind screen names and avatars who dole out “advice” that looks more like passive-aggressive bullshit or outright shaming. We need to be ... If you find yourself at the very tippy end of your rope ...

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Town of Huntington Purchases Land in Fort Salonga, Cold Spring Harbor - Patch.com

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 03:44

Patch.com

Town of Huntington Purchases Land in Fort Salonga, Cold Spring Harbor
Patch.com
The Town of Huntington recently purchased two parcels of land, one in Fort Salonga and another in Cold Spring Harbor, that came with a price tag of $897,500 and $700,000 each. The Tanenbaum property, a 3.75-acre tract at 1064 Fort Salonga Road, now ...

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City of North Charleston announces new artist-in-residence, Caroline M. Self - Charleston City Paper

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 03:36

Charleston City Paper

City of North Charleston announces new artist-in-residence, Caroline M. Self
Charleston City Paper
Caroline M. Self, an abstract impressionist artist with nationwide renown, has come to the Charleston area to serve as Artist-in-Residence for The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department. Recently, Self's painting "Life" won a purchase award ...

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Can the Passive House Standard Help Bushfire Resiliency? - Sourceable

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 02:57

Sourceable

Can the Passive House Standard Help Bushfire Resiliency?
Sourceable
This could be another benefit of building a passive house according to the International Passive House Standard, because such houses must be extremely airtight, and they need to satisfy a stringent air leakage test. Ventilation is still part of such a ...

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Jim Harbaugh: I don't respect Kaepernick's motivation or action - NBCSports.com

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 02:11

NBCSports.com

Jim Harbaugh: I don't respect Kaepernick's motivation or action
NBCSports.com
Passive aggressivly racist white men are the only people that are overly offended by Colin's actions. In other words, mostly Trump supporters. ... This oppressed man of color, will drive home to his 2.45mil dollar house. In a affluent majority white ...

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