Benjamin Crockett

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Trek’s Super Commuter+ 8S ebike wants to be a car replacement (and better be) with its $5000 price tag

I had the pleasure of joining the Trek team in New York City this morning for a small briefing and a ride over the Williamsburg Bridge to Brooklyn on the new Trek Super Commuter 8S which due for consumers in the US later this Spring. What got us interested in this event wasn’t so much the Bosch …

Earth is losing its ice: Glaciers around the world are rapidly disappearing

“The evidence is overwhelming: Earth is losing its ice.”<p>Glaciers all over the world are disappearing in what should be the subject of “international …

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Off-The-Grid Circular Oceanfront House With Protected Courtyard | iDesignArch | Interior Design, Architecture & Interior Decorating eMagazine

The circular nature of this timber framed home located on Sidney Island, British Columbia, Canada creates a protected courtyard that keeps the harsh …

How to Use Android’s Built-In Tethering When Your Carrier Blocks It

Tethering your phone’s internet connection, which allows users to share their phone’s data connection with other devices, is really useful if you’re …

The Superbook is a shell that turns your Android smartphone into a laptop

I usually do my best to ignore Kickstarter projects – especially tech ones. Why? Many of them make grand promises that they seldom deliver on, …

Best Android games with no in-app purchases

There's something refreshing and low-stress about playing a mobile game without in-app purchases. Knowing that you're spending a couple of dollars to …

The Real Reason Penny Dreadful Was Canceled

Nissan’s 600hp GT-R NISMO is back, boasting both power and luxury

Nissan is looking to get as much mileage out of the current, R35-generation GT-R as it can. At the 2016 New York Auto Show, the 2017 GT-R debuted as …

We are sailing

OLD technologies can return with a twist, just as airships keep threatening to and windmills and electric cars have already. Fitting ships with sails …

North Sea

Methane-Eating Bacteria Could Be a Win-Win for Reducing Emissions, Impacts of Fish Farming

Image Credit: Calysta FeedKind™ Protein<p>Related:<p>A non-animal, non-vegetable feed for fish farms could help reduce the negative impacts of our fish …

The last frontier: Growing mariculture in Alaska

<i>Part 1 of the "Last Frontier" series provides a history and commercial overview of Alaska’s new initiative to grow state mariculture efforts into a</i> …

Rapidly warming ocean water is imperiling an entire economy of female African seaweed farmers

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania—Sibeha Mustafa wades through the shallow waters of the Indian Ocean inspecting her small seaweed farm in Zanzibar. The sun glares …

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Aquaculture Stewardship Council sees potential in DNA seaweed testing

Responding to yesterday’s <b>launch​</b>​ of a DNA seaweed testing service in the UK by Geneius Laboratories in conjunction with bulk seaweed ingredients …

Government bailout for Tasmanian oyster farmers struggling after POMS outbreak

Tasmanian oyster growers devastated by the outbreak of Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS) will have access to a $7.6 million recovery …

Farming

Do you walk WITH your dog or BEHIND him? Learn how to make a lasting change!

Illustration from "Let's Go!"How many people do you see walking their dogs in comfort?I find it’s very rare to see an owner walking their dog where …

New York Auto Show: 565-hp 2017 Nissan GT-R, A Wolf In Wolf's Clothing

The new, 2017 Nissan GT-R at the New York International Auto Show is the latest update on Nissan’s concept combining “GT,” for “Grand Touring,” with “R” for “Racing.”<p>Nowadays the emphasis is definitely on the “Racing” part of that heritage, especially in terms of exterior styling and what’s under …

Auto Shows

Adapted Trombe wall now used for both building heating, cooling

A new study demonstrates a way to adapt the so-called Trombe wall -- a passive solar building design from the 19th century -- to not only heat but …

Green Living

Sign the Petition

<b>Raleigh City Council votes on Raleigh BikeShare Tuesday 2/16 @ 1pm</b><p>We have the money (only until April 2016), and a favorable report. Lets help make a …

Urban Design

Flattening the "duck curve" to get more renewable energy on the grid

Wind and solar power are pretty great, especially the part about how they don't create pollution that kills people and threatens the stability of advanced civilization.<p>But they do have their challenges.<p>In my previous post, I discussed one of those challenges: the "duck curve," i.e., the effect wind …

Natural Gas

Engineers have found a way to harvest wind energy from trees

Imagine if a world full of forests generated all the energy we need. That dream could become reality with a new form of wind power production that …

Saudi, Venezuela talk of OPEC, non-OPEC cooperation to stabilize oil market: SPA

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s oil minister Ali al-Naimi discussed cooperation between OPEC members and other oil producers to stabilize the global oil market with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, state news agency SPA reported.<p>A fuel pump assistant stands next to an old fuel pump during the …

Oil

11 ways to get richer this year without winning the lottery

Three lucky winners will split the record $1.58 billion Powerball jackpot, leaving the rest of us disappointed and down a few dollars.<p>The good news is that there are other ways to get start getting rich this year.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made …

Self-improvement

Google Project Skybender could bring super fast internet with the use of drones

We tend to take the internet for granted around these parts of the planet, but access to the world wide web happens to be a bit of a privilege. According to Internet Live Stats, only about 40% of the world has an internet connection.<p>Considering that Google’s business revolves mostly around …

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Podcasts coming to Play Music this month according to popular podcast host

We’ve known since October that support for podcasts would be coming to Play Music, but the when has remained a mystery. Today Bill Simmons, host of …

What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu in February

<b>(CNN) —</b> Love is in the air in February, so grab a loved one and cuddle up with some streaming options.<p>Whether you Netflix and chill or Amazon Prime and commit, there is plenty debuting on those sites as well as on Hulu, HBO Now and Acorn TV.<p>Click through the gallery above for some of what's …

Entertainment

The case for staying on track with railway stocks

Investors who chose to get on board rail stocks in the last recession had a nice ride – from the depths of 2009, every major North American rail company saw its shares at least triple, with a couple rising sixfold.<p>In the past 12 months, not so much. The shocking fall of the energy industry, coupled …