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4 Simple Gymnastics Drills for Strength and Mobility

<b>Gymnastics strength training provides countless benefits to those willing to commit to the process</b>. By focusing on bodyweight progressions, athletes …

U.S. set to announce response to Russian election hacking: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration plans to announce on Thursday a series of retaliatory measures against Russia for hacking into U.S. political institutions and individuals and leaking information in an effort to help President-elect Donald Trump and other Republican candidates, two …

Russia

This Future Highway Will Remove Lanes, But Add Public Transit And Space For Drones

“We believe, in the future, cars won’t be operating the way they are now,” says Vicky Chan, director of Avoid Obvious Architects, which partnered …

Transit

Australian Scientists Just Set a World Record For Solar Thermal Efficiency

97% conversion of sunlight into steam.<p>Scientists at the Australian National University have set a world record for efficiency for a solar thermal …

Can Elon Musk Make A Solar Success With His Solar Roof Proposal?

The news that Elon Musk is now the owner of energy giant, SolarCity, is not new. But, the news that the company are looking to produce roofs made …

Paradox nation: Norway, a climate leader making money on oil

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway wants to get rid of gasoline-fueled cars, plans to become carbon neutral by 2030 and spends billions on helping poor countries reduce their carbon footprints. Meanwhile, it's pushing ever farther into the Arctic Ocean in search of more oil and gas.<p>"We know there is a …

Why Should Only the Wealthy Get Solar Panels?

Washington, D.C., has embarked on an aggressive clean-energy plan, but a big challenge will be making sure it doesn't worsen existing inequalities.<p>WASHINGTON, D.C.—For homeowners and renters, drawing energy from solar panels on their roofs can be very cost-effective: Some estimates put monthly …

Solar Power

The surprisingly bright future of America’s forgotten renewable energy source: water

Long before wind and solar, water was the nation’s top renewable energy source. Going back some 100 years, the United States built enormous dams — like the Depression-era Hoover Dam in Nevada — to produce tremendous amounts of energy.<p>We have so many such dams that hydropower last year remained our …

Simple Habit is an app to squeeze mindfulness into your busy day

The stress of running a startup guided founder Yunha Kim to her next idea: a mindfulness app called Simple Habit, offering audio meditations as short as five-minutes so that busy people can squeeze a little tranquility into their day.<p>Kim, who sold her prior startup — an Android lock screen app …

Mindfulness

These 12 cities are going all in on renewable energy

A number of cities are ready to step away from fossil fuels.<p>While some cities have already accomplished this goal, others plan to in the near future. Either way, many cities are taking the step towards a more sustainable future.<p>Scroll down to see if your hometown makes our list of cities set to …

Renewable Energy

Solar Impulse 2 aircraft prepares to land in Spain after non-stop Atlantic flight

The solar-powered Solar Impulse aircraft is preparing for a landing in Spain after crossing the Atlantic Ocean. It is the latest stage in the …

U.S. seeks answers over Russian strikes on Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Saturday it has questioned Moscow over air strikes against U.S.-backed Syrian opposition forces earlier this week, saying Russian forces failed to heed U.S. warnings to stop the attack.<p>In a video call with Russian counterparts, the U.S. Department of …

Middle East

10 things you should know about sea level rise

Sea level rise has been in the news a lot lately. Recent research has raised concerns about the possible collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and …

Sea Level

Jakarta's traffic trials give rise to a tech success

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Indonesian capital's reputation as one of the most congested cities is typically not an advantage with investors. But …

Asia

” The Bionic Leaf ” Mimics The Photosynthesis and Converts Solar Energy Into Chemical Energy or Liquid Fuel

Innovation in science hits us as researchers from Harvard University have created what they are calling the ‘bionic leaf.‘ This amazing invention is …

The World Nears Peak Fossil Fuels for Electricity

The way we get electricity is about to change dramatically, as the era of ever-expanding demand for fossil fuels comes to an end—in less than a …

Solar installations overtaking all other conventional energy sources in the U.S.

It looks like 2016 may be solar energy’s time in the sun.<p>Not only did the U.S. have more new solar capacity additions — mainly installations of solar …

Solar Power

Solar Panel Design Ideas for Your Home

Solar is not just for rooftops anymore. When it comes to picking the right solar electric or photovoltaic (PV) system for your house, be sure to …

Clean Energy

ISIS fights back after Iraqi forces surround Falluja, military says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fierce clashes erupted between Iraqi security forces and ISIS militants on Tuesday at the southern edge of the Iraqi city of Falluja.<p>The U.S.-led coalition and Iraqi forces are battling to retake the city from the terror group. Iraqi security tried to enter the city at dawn, a senior member …

Iraq

Think TTIP is a threat to democracy? There’s another trade deal that’s already signed | Nick Dearden

If you needed proof that trade agreements are just an excuse to hand big business power at our expense, look no further than Ceta, a deal between the EU and Canada<p>As the great powers gathered in Japan for last week’s G7 summit, a series of massive trade deals were under attack from all sides. And …

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In Off-Grid Regions, Cheap Solar Kits Could Spread As Quickly As Mobile Phones

East Africa is exploding with pay-as-you-go solar electricity that takes advantage of the country’s mobile payments infrastructure.<p>It’s easy to get a cheap solar panel in Uganda. You just pay a small deposit via a mobile phone and you can take home the equipment immediately. You install the system …

As climate risks expand, diplomats start to overshadow green experts

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Diplomats are gradually crowding out environment experts in global efforts to tackle climate change, a shift signaling a higher profile for the issue and improved chances for more coordination to fight it.<p>Water drips from an icicle at the leading edge of the Pastoruri …

Climate Change

SUNY New Paltz SunHawk solar car

SUNY New Paltz students gather around their baby, the SunHawk solar car. In discussing the future of transportation, they were decidedly optimistic about the prospects of electric cars and solar power.

Solar Impulse 2 Lands in Pennsylvania in Latest Leg of Global Journey

A solar-powered airplane has landed in Pennsylvania, about 17 hours after it took off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright.<p>The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 landed at Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, the latest stop …

Portugal runs on renewable energy for four days

Portugal has made a huge headway in clean energy. The nation consumed electricity only from renewable sources for more than four days, revealed ZERO …

Renewable Energy

Portland public schools ban textbooks that cast doubt on climate change

The Portland Public Schools board voted last week to ban any materials that cast doubt on climate change, the Portland Tribune reported.<p>According to the resolution passed May 17, the school district must remove any textbooks and other materials that suggest climate change is not occurring or that …

Venezuela On The Brink Of Collapse Hikes Minimum Wage By 30%

Minimum wage advocates here in the US have a long way to go before they match Venezuela President’s “generosity” to the working class.<p>On Saturday, President Nicolas Maduro announced a 30 percent hike in the minimum wage. That’s the 12th increase since Mr. Maduro became President.<p>Once, Joseph Stalin …

The innovators: desalination unit brings clean water on wheels

Portable ‘Desolenator’ makes sea water and rain fit for human consumption<p>Travelling around Thailand in the 1990s, William Janssen was impressed with the basic rooftop solar heating systems that were on many homes, where energy from the sun was absorbed by a plate and then used to heat water for the …

Innovation

How thousands of gamers are helping to decode the human body

<i>EVE Online</i> isn't just a game about internet spaceships and sci-fi politics. Since March, developer CCP Games has been running Project Discovery – an …