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Meet the Norwegian tech entrepreneur on 'Forbes 30 under 30' list who wants to protect the world’s oceans with her new innovation

Blueye Robotics Press<p>28-year-old Christine Spiten from Norway is the co-founder of Blueye Robitics – a startup that develops and sells underwater drones. They are operated from a smartphone and can explore depths far below the ocean's surface.<p>The company was founded in 2015 and now has a staff of …

Entrepreneurship

Urban jungle: green space reaching new heights in concrete quarters

Elevated parks are all the rage. Spearheaded by James Corner’s work on New York’s High Line, cities across the globe are currently investing heavily in elevated urban parks that offer top-down views of familiar terrain. While some follow the High Line’s blueprint of repurposing abandoned rail …

Urbanism

How to Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy

Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy<p>Step 1<p>Order your windmill building plans as well as the DC motor. See the Resources section for a …

Windmill

14 Framing Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

Build your walls straight, sturdy and plumb with these great tips.<p>Minor framing mistakes can lead to wavy walls and squeaky floors. More serious …

Home Improvement

Brined Grilled Chicken with Dipping Sauces Recipe

Step 1<p>Combine water, vinegar, salt, brown sugar, thyme, parsley, rosemary, garlic, and chiles in a large stockpot. Cook over medium-high, stirring …

Recipes

These Windows Can Generate Electricity And Provide Insulation

By Marlene Cimons<p>The windows of many cars and buildings often are tinted with a film that shuts out unnecessary sunlight, an energy efficiency …

Clean Energy

Harley-Davidson unveils new range of electric motorbikes and an electric bicycle

Harley-Davidson unveiled on Monday its first ever electric motorcycles and an electric bicycle, in what is being seen as the most radical shakeup of the struggling company in its 115-year-history.<p>Matt Levatich, CEO of the Milwaukee-based company, said the new products were designed in response to …

Motorcycles

Here's How America Uses Its Land

Pasture/range<p>Forest<p>Cropland<p>Special Use<p>Miscellaneous<p>Urban<p>= 1 million acres<p>Pasture/range<p>Forest<p>Cropland<p>Special Use<p>Miscellaneous<p>Urban<p>= 1 million …

Exports

Airstream's rugged Basecamp X trailer is built to venture farther off road

Airstream's Basecamp trailer released in 2016 was a stripped back camper in some ways, shedding some of the weight and bulk of its bigger siblings in …

Airstream

An industrial designer from Australia makes foldable stairs that are perfect for small apartments

Zev Bianchi is an industrial designer in Australia. He designs compact furniture pieces for small spaces. He came up with the idea when he lived in a …

Industrial Designer

Liquid metal feeds Stanford's new high-voltage flow battery

Flow batteries have the potential to help store energy on a large scale, and might be particularly useful to back up renewable energy sources, but …

Clean Energy

This ship is on a six-year-long journey to prove that zero-emission ocean travel is possible

The ‘Energy Observer’ is a hydrogen powered boat that’s circling the planet with 101 stopovers planned. It was launched in 2017 and has already covered 8017 nautical miles. With its creators focused on developing clean energy initiatives, the Energy Observer could become the first hydrogen vessel …

Clean Energy

Goldman Sachs Names David Solomon C.E.O. as Blankfein Plans Exit

Goldman Sachs on Tuesday named David M. Solomon as its next chief executive, putting a veteran investment banker in charge of a Wall Street giant that faces mounting challenges.<p>Mr. Solomon’s appointment will end the tenure of Lloyd C. Blankfein, the 63-year-old former gold salesman who has run the …

Goldman Sachs

Want to leave the world less cluttered? Then stop relying on recycling and do this instead

The following article, part of a content partnership between Stone Pier Press and Earth | Food | Life (EFL), a project of the Independent Media …

Pollution

The luxurious Pohutukawa tiny home on wheels lets you live large in style

The notion of living large in small spaces is perfectly captured in the Pohutukawa, a tiny home on wheels that fits up to six people and boasts a …

A Typeface Designed To Thwart NSA Surveillance

Worried about spying eyes? Here’s a typeface created with the government’s prying computers in mind.<p>Long before Edward Snowden leaked the Prism documents, Sang Mun served two years of mandatory service for the Korean military, gathering intelligence under the NSA. He didn’t choose to publish any …

Does the moon hold the key to the earth’s energy needs?

Using giant kites, blades and paddles, and mimicking pogo sticks, blowholes and even the human heart, groups around the world are on the cusp of harnessing the colossal power of the oceans.<p>The challenge is huge - seas have been battering coasts and sweeping sailors to their doom for millennia - but …

Renewable Energy

These are the largest Bitcoin mining farms in the world

The world is in the middle of a second gold rush — but it’s not gold they’re mining today. It’s Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, ones and zeroes …

The entire planet could literally be fueled by star power as soon as 2030

Your electric bill could end up being obsolete if one company succeeds at harnessing the energy of superhot plasma with a mega-reactor that could …

The Military Reinvented the Wheel, They're Triangles Now

A new wheel that Carnegie Mellon scientists developed for DARPA adapts to its environment.<p>Twenty inch rims are cool, but 20 inch rims that shapeshift to conquer any environment are next level. Magic wheels that look like a Transformer doing its thing are a new innovation from the Pentagon’s Defense …

Koa Smith Rides a Mile-Long Wave, Gets Barreled Eight Times at Skeleton Bay

Yep, that's one hell of a leg burner<p>In the most mesmerizing clip to come out of Namibia since Cory Lopez put the surreal left hander on the map a …

The Shift From 4G to 5G Will Change Just About Everything

Telecom experts are going so far as to herald the arrival of 5G as the advent of the fourth industrial revolution. There are an ever-expanding number …

Sleek camper van is an adventure cabin on wheels

Cue your van life dreams<p>The swift rise of the #VanLife phenomenon has resulted in a proliferation of van conversion companies aiming to make camper dreams a reality. And whether you’re looking to buy a budget van or one tricked out with amenities, most adventure companies can customize your van to …

Jaw Dropping Remastered Footage of Led Zeppelin Performing of ‘Dazed and Confused’ Live in 1973

In a remastered clip from the iconic film The Song Remains the Same, the members of Led Zeppelin perform a jaw-dropping version of “Dazed and …

Nvidia’s mini supercomputer is the fastest single computer humanity has built

Nvidia has laid claim to building the “fastest single computer humanity has ever created,” by linking up 16 of its Volta-generation Tesla V100 …

These 10 Skills Are Putting Top Freelancers In Hot Demand

Want to make sure you’re always busy as a freelancer? Then it’s important to offer the services clients truly need today.<p>Keeping an eye on the skills that are most sought-after on major freelance platforms can offer some guidance on where to focus your efforts to stay current. Upwork recently …

Power BI

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

Watching Japan’s King of Tuna Cut Fish is Mesmerizing

Inside the world's largest fish market, a master shows where Tokyo's best sushi comes from.<p>Most days each week, a little drama plays out inside the …

Japan

How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

Octopuses are officially the weirdest animals on Earth

Octopuses have blue blood, can change colors, and regrow their tentacles. But what really makes them stand out is even weirder: they can edit their own RNA. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Octopuses are the weirdest animal on earth. I know what you're thinking... Is it because they have …