Benjamin Bruckert

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Tesla to release in-car app for solar roof/Powerwall monitoring, says Elon Musk

Ever since the acquisition of SolarCity, Tesla has been looking to create synergies between its energy producing products, solar panels and now solar roof tiles, its energy storing products, Powerwalls and Powerpacks, and its energy-consuming products, its electric vehicles.<p>The latest synergy …

The ACT's Solar Highway Is Driving Renewable Energy In Australia

The southern stretches of the Monaro Highway make for a wholesome pastoral drive, with fields full of cows and golden grass swaying in soft breezes. …

Tesla's Solar Roof Is Cheaper Than Expected

Tesla will begin delivering its first solar roof tiles this summer at a price point that could expand the U.S. solar market. Bloomberg's Tom Randall …

The big melt: Glacier National Park is losing its glaciers

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 37 glaciers remaining at Glacier National Park are vanishing.<p>In the past half century, some of the ice formations in Montana have lost 85% of their size, and the average shrinkage is 39%, a study released by the U.S. Geological Survey and Portland State University says.<p>One day, they …

National Parks

Mexico could emerge as a surprise winner if NAFTA retooling works out

Amid President Donald Trump's tough-sounding talk about renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, economists and other observers have …

Economy

Donald Trump’s trade war with Canada kicks off fresh doubts over the future of Nafta

The meeting could not have been more cordial when Donald Trump hosted Justin Trudeau at the White House in February.<p>Mr Trump was on his best behaviour and Mr Trudeau oozed charm. The greatest excitement was generated by the Canadian prime minister successfully fending off the US president’s …

Nuclear bunkers are suddenly in high demand and we can’t imagine why

<b>The tense stand-off between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un is showing no sign of slowing down – and some people are getting ready for the terrifying</b> …

North Korea Declares Nuclear War With US? Missile Launch Could Happen At Any Moment, Ambassador Says

North Korea isn’t backing down after President Donald Trump said Kim Jung Un’s country “gotta behave” during the White House Egg Roll Monday. …

‘US strikes on Syria may spark nuclear war’

<b>A lawmaker in the Russian lower house of the parliament, the State Duma, has vehemently condemned the recent US missile strikes on Syria, warning</b> …

2 teenage girls were arrested on suspicion of plotting a French terror attack

The pair, aged 14 and 15, were taken in for questioning by the anti-terrorism prosecution service after a search of both girls' homes turned up evidence suggesting they could have been planning an attack, a judicial source said.<p>"At this stage we do not know how far advanced the preparations were," …

A 2008 Al-Qaeda Bombing Killed 50 at a Marriott Hotel. Pentagon Announces Justice Has Finally Been Served

America's long fight against terrorism has taken many forms.<p>A decade ago, long before the public learned the name ISIS, the terrorist group al-Qaeda …

What to know about Pompe disease and treatments highlighted in Trump's address to Congress

President Donald Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress happened to fall on Rare Disease Day -- a fact he highlighted by recognizing …

Blood test to predict likelihood of disease years in the future

A simple blood test that can tell how well a person is likely to age is on the horizon after scientists cracked blood “signature” patterns which predict ill health.<p>The breakthrough means doctors will be able to assess the likelihood of dementia, cardiovascular disease and a range of other …

Biomarkers

Tesla will begin selling its Solar Roof this year — here's everything you need to know

In 2016, Elon Musk presented a new product that may someday change the way we power our homes — it's called Solar Roof. Solar Roof is the brainchild of the Tesla owned company, SolarCity. Unlike traditional solar panels, which are bulky and attach on your current roof, Solar Roof is designed to …

Civilians Caught in Iraq Crossfire

Plus:Trump's new travel ban; Hungary border guards beat up refugees; Executions in Jordan; European Union & DR Congo sanctions; Fate of unaccompanied …

How brake dust could end up harming your lungs - Futurity

New research shows how brake and tire dust could wreak havoc on respiratory health. Even electric cars wouldn't prevent this pollution.

Pollution

Government Accused Of Covering Up Damning Report Into Teen's Work For The Dole Death

"This is about accountability – people deserve to know what the government is doing to make sure participants in Work for the Dole aren’t at risk."<p>Labor has accused the Turnbull government of covering up an internal report on the death of an 18-year-old Work for the Dole participant in Toowoomba as …

Health and Safety

'Islamic State' fighters rape and torture Sunni Arab women: Human Rights Watch

Fighters for the "Islamic State" terror group are raping and torturing Sunni Arab women in areas they control in Iraq, Human Rights Watch reports. …

Why Donald Trump can't bully China on trade

Beijing holds trillions of dollars in US debt and any trade disruption could lead to huge price rises in the budget stores on which many Americans rely<p>As US President Donald Trump proceeds to destabilise the postwar global economic order, much of the world is collectively holding its breath. …

Globalization

An activist is mysteriously ill in Russia, and the U.S. needs to speak up

ONE DAY after President Trump and Vladi­mir Putin held their first phone call, Russian-backed forces mounted their largest offensive in months in eastern Ukraine. Now, days later, one of Russia’s most prominent opposition activists is in a coma in a Moscow hospital, where he was rushed after …

Russia

Why Russia Has Not Condemned Donald Trump’s Immigration Ban

U.S. President Donald Trump’s move to ban on travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, has confused airport staff and drawn ire from governments …

Paris Just Banned Crappy Pre-2000 Cars to Fight Rampant Pollution

Paris has a big pollution problem. The French capital banned diesel cars made before 2000 on Monday, in a bid to reduce air pollution plaguing the …

Apple's Night Shift Is Finally Coming to macOS

Staring at your computer screen in the dead of night can be bad for you, if only because it can also keep you up later than expected. Now, Apple is …