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Here's How You Can Learn to Build DIY Robots and LED Cubes

Thimble teaches people to code, build and hack with monthly electronics kits.<p>Many people may know how tweak and hack their smartphones to optimize them. But few people have even a basic understanding of electronics—namely, how software controls digital or analog circuits, which in turn control …

Arduino

Wall Street is having an important realization about Tesla

"Over the past year, the market has seen how expensive it is to launch a car company from the ground up and how much cash can be consumed when launching all-new vehicles to the market," Jonas wrote.<p>Of course, the market should have seen this coming. Established automakers routinely burn through …

Tesla

Woman Trolls Trump By Reading Book Of Poems On Racism In The Background Of A Speech

Important to keep a book in one's bag, if an event gets boring or there is a lull.

Ben Carson’s harsh spotlight: An unfit candidate struggles under intense scrutiny

Conservatives shield Ben Carson from the “liberal media” and protect him from the scrutiny he deserves<p>Ben Carson has had a very strange couple of weeks. Let’s take a moment to review precisely what the arguable front-runner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination has undergone since the …

Government

All electricity in Austria's largest state now produced from renewables

Hydroelectric power, wind energy, biomass and solar provide 100% of electricity for 1.65 million people<p>Austria’s largest state said Thursday that 100 percent of its electricity is now generated using renewable sources of energy.<p>“We have invested heavily to boost energy efficiency and to expand …

Renewable Energy

After Endorsement From Oil Industry, Vitter Calls For End To Solar Tax Credits

In an era where staunch opposition to raising taxes on anything is a defining principle of the Republican Party, the GOP gubernatorial nominee in …

Hackers infect MySQL servers with malware for DDoS attacks

Hackers are exploiting SQL injection flaws to infect MySQL database servers with a malware program that's used to launch distributed …

Information Security

Top theoretical physicist Kaku: 'Colossal space object, possible alien superstructure, civilization, found 1,500 light-years from Earth'

(INTELLIHUB) — Have you ever wondered if intelligent life exists somewhere else other than on the planet Earth?<p>Well wonder no more because top …

Elon Musk sometimes sleeps over at Larry Page's house

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook<p>Elon Musk may have a net worth upward of $13 billion, but he is not above hitting up his friends to crash in their spare bedrooms.<p>Musk owns a $17 million home in Los Angeles with gorgeous ocean views, but he doesn't have any property in Silicon …

Tesla

The Problem With Atheism

I’ve been writing Daily Zen since I was 14. When I was in high school, I found myself intoxicated by various introductions to new ideas. I became …

Acquainted

An early look at Elon Musk's Gigafactory, a building that could change the world

For those unfamiliar, Tesla describes its massive 5.5 million square-foot Gigafactory as a way to "accelerate the world's transition to sustainable transportation."<p>The first Gigafactory, located outside Sparks, Nevada, is an ambitious manufacturing facility that plans to build the batteries for …

Tesla

Illegal wind turbine leaves green energy entrepreneur spinning in jail

A Minnesota green energy entrepreneur has been in jail since Friday all because of a wind turbine that once stood on his property.<p>Jay Nygard, founder of Go Green Energy, built the 29-foot-high turbine, which has been likened to a giant eggbeater, on his Orono, Minn., property in 2010 despite being …

Renewable Energy

Samsung has an idea that could blow Google Glass out of the water

Google Glass has not proved to be as successful as the internet giant previously hoped it would, with Google discontinuing sales of the device worldwide in January and announcing a need to rethink its strategy. For now, the gadget is regarded by many in the industry to be a rather expensive toy …

Augmented Reality

13 of the most impressive professors at Stanford

In fact, we named it the No. 2 college in America on this year's best colleges list.<p>The Ivy League of the West is an incubator for future tech stars and entrepreneurs and home to some of the world's most innovative researchers and teachers.<p>From writers to mathematicians, Stanford's professors are …

Artificial Intelligence

Tesla Model X: Elon Musk launches first all-electric SUV

New larger electric four-by-four can hit 60mph in 3.2 seconds, a top speed of 155mph and drive 250 miles per charge<p>Elon Musk’s all-electric-car company Tesla has launched its highly anticipated SUV, the Model X.<p>The seven-seater car has falcon doors that open upwards instead of outwards, can drive …

Tesla

Researcher's experimental ion drive outperforms NASA's HiPEP engine

Ion engines, which generate thrust by ionizing a propellent gas using an electric or magnetic field is a classic tortoise and the hare technology. …

Tesla

SolarCity in Kauai: The company has a brilliant, battery-centered plan to solve solar’s nighttime problem.

How do you get solar power when the sun goes down?<p>This isn’t a trick question.<p>Advertisement<p>One answer: You generate power from solar panels during …

SolarCity

Jason Momoa Talks About His Aquaman Costume in BATMAN V SUPERMAN

Porsche Mission E delivers 800 volt shock to Tesla

Tesla may have had the luxury all-electric sedan space effectively to itself for some time, but Porsche has a striking wake-up call for Elon Musk. …

Neurotechnology Provides Near-Natural Sense of Touch in Prosthetic Hand

A 28-year-old who has been paralyzed for more than a decade as a result of a spinal cord injury has become the first person to be able to “feel” …

Netflix and Amazon users sue to stop Chicago’s 9% streaming tax

It’s on. Subscribers to popular streaming services, including XBox Live and Spotify, have filed a lawsuit that claims the city of Chicago’s …

Streaming

Space prospecting: How Planetary Resources selects its asteroid mining targets

The world might not have flying cars or hoverboots quite yet, but if you need proof of how far humanity has come technologically, just remember that …

Space Exploration

An Open Letter To My Neighbors Who Have A Grill

Dear Occupants of 298 15th St., aka My Neighbors,<p>Well, well, well, here we are, September 7th. The day after Labor Day, aka the official end of …

Meet Mycroft - World's 1st Open Source Artificial Intelligence Based on Linux, Raspberry Pi and Arduino

Mycroft makes use of natural language processing for listening to your commands and run world’s first open source and open hardware home A.I. …

How it works: Inside the BB-8 Star Wars drone that’s blowing everyone’s mind

The new Star Wars movie isn’t even out yet, and we already have a character that we totally love: the spinning BB-8 drone that’s even cuter than …

Robotics

Tesla CEO Musk plans Model X deliveries this month, Model 3 orders in March

Tesla Motorsplans to deliver the first Model X electric crossovers to customers near the end of this month at its auto factory in Fremont, Calif.<p>Tesla CEO<p>Elon Muskannounced Wednesday on Twitter that the first production cars would be handed over on Sept 29. The X is a closely related sibling to …

Russia just announced it's going back to the moon

Sergei Remezov/Reuters<p>Over 40 years have passed since any human has walked on the moon, and all of them were American.<p>Russia has some grand plans to …