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America’s First Offshore Wind Farm May Power Up a New Industry

BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. — The towering machines stand a few miles from shore, in a precise line across the seafloor, as rigid in the ocean breeze as sailors reporting for duty.<p>The blades are locked in place for now, but sometime in October, they will be turned loose to capture the power of the wind. And …

This May Be The Biggest Environmental Catastrophe No One Is Talking About

Researchers used infrared cameras to scan for methane gas leaks at over 8,000 U.S. sites.<p>The oil and gas industry has a major methane problem, according to an extensive environmental study.<p>Odorless, colorless methane gas is seeping out of wells and tanks at hundreds of natural gas facilities across …

Oil & Gas Industry

Trumpet-Blowing and Other Necessary Evils of Our Self-Promoting Culture

<i>"But enough about me, let's talk about you... what do YOU think of me?" -- Beaches, 1988</i><p>I originally wrote this post from the standpoint of independent authors, certainly one group very much at the mercy of our Rube Goldbergesque self-promotional models of hyper-media 2015. But clearly the …

Armadillo: Cool Recycled Plastic Bike Lane Dividers Keep Cyclists Safe on Roads

UK-based Cyclehoop has found a way to use pieces of recycled plastic to keep cyclists safe on the road. Their clever “Armadillo” lane dividers can be …

Self-Sufficient RE:Villa Floating Island Concept Recycles Coastal Pollution Into Building Material

Together with a naval architect and a building engineer, WHIM architecture is developing an island prototype that employs recycled coastal pollution …

A clean energy miracle: My challenge to Bill Gates

In June, Bill Gates published an article on his site, <i>gatesnotes</i>, titled “We Need Energy Miracles.” Mr. Gates notes that much like breakthroughs in …

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7 Ways To Actually Feel Better About Your Body

Willing yourself to higher self esteem and reading self help books just doesn't seem to do the trick. But having a gay best friend and reading more magazines? Now you're talking.<p><b>1) Stop Believing in the Perfect Body</b><br>A professor at North Carolina State University looked at pictures of 6,300 women—and …

The Volkswagen XL1 Is The Most Efficient Car Ever

Drive more than 500 miles on two gallons of fuel<p>For years, automakers have worked to push fuel economy beyond 100 miles per gallon. Reaching that mark typically meant three things: cutting weight, maximizing aerodynamics, and improving powertrain efficiency. In 1999, Volkswagen engineers got close …