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The world’s toughest highway?

The highway opens Tuktoyaktuk year round to visitors, providing an opportunity for progress and possibility (Credit: Mike MacEacheran)<p>The world’s toughest highway?<p>It took four years to build and can withstand temperatures of -40C

The urban ultimatum: what should our future cities be like?

The landscape has changed radically in the decade that LSE Cities’ Urban Age programme has travelled the world – but the questions it explores are more important than ever, writes Deyan Sudjic<p>Outside the echo chamber of religious fanaticism of all descriptions, this is not a moment in which the …

Urbanism

Meet the architect who wants to return Mexico City to its ancient lakes

Alberto Kalach explains why the solution to the capital’s future growth may lie with the pre-Hispanic civilisations who built with respect for the environment<p>Lea este artículo en español aquí<p>“For the largest commissions, our government only trusts architects who speak English,” says Alberto Kalach, …

Sea Level

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

We will also specifically explore the exact mechanism behind this principle, and provide scientific evidence so let your rational mind be at ease.The …

Revealed: the first hydrogen-powered battery that will charge your Apple iPhone for a week

British firm Intelligent Energy has claimed a breakthrough in building smartphones that run for a week on a single cartridge<p>A British technology company has claimed a major smartphone breakthrough by developing an iPhone that can go a week without recharging, running instead off a built-in hydrogen …

13 scientific breakthroughs inspired by nature

Biomimicry, the field of science that takes direct R&D cues from nature's own solutions, has provided us with breakthrough materials, inspired developments in robotic locomotion and informed new medical techniques. We've even gotten introspective and looked at our own biological functions in order …

Articles about 5 energy storage solutions will make renewables viable alternative fossil fuels on Dwell.com - Dwell

Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.<p>The standard pear-shaped incandescent bulb thatmost of us have been using for ages has a bad reputation among environmentalists...<p>Jim Kelly first began pondering the possibilities and limitations of renewables as a senior vice …

Clean Energy

US Army reveals Iron Man helmets - and they're running Android

The helmet has integrated electronics in the helmet, a heads-up display powered by an Android smartphone, and a pneumatic liner system that inflates …

Weekend Reading: Everything You Need to Know About Bitcoin

<b>The Trends, Challenges and Opportunities</b><p>Digital currency site CoinDesk analyzes bitcoin’s trends, challenges and opportunities. Did you know the total number of merchants accepting bitcoin recently tripled to more than 3,000?<p><b>How Bitcoin Affects Your Business</b><p>There are now bitcoin ATMs, and homes are …

Hammock Camping 101: 5 Reasons Why You Should Switch From A Tent To A Hammock

“Think outside the tent.”<p>It’s a saying I’ve been using since Trek Light Gear began.<p>I grew up camping in a tent. So did just about every one of you …

Networked and super fast: welcome to Bristol, the UK’s smartest city

A forward-thinking mayor, a creative atmosphere and super-fast internet mean the city outdoes London when it comes to technological innovation<p>Chloe Meineck’s great grandmother, Winnie, suffered from dementia. But she could still play the piano by heart, the music triggering memories that brought …

6 Meals We Would Never Enjoy The Same Way Again If Bees Disappeared

A silent killer has been affecting our food system: The decline of pollinators. According to most available research, bees and other pollinator animals are disappearing due to a complex variety of factors including Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), a global bee epidemic first identified in 2006. The …

5 lessons from MobileBeat: Move beyond mobile tactics, invest in the experience first

After two jam-packed days of panel sessions at the recent MobileBeat conference, featuring brand executives in the retail, CPG and travel sectors, my head (and my notebook) are flowing with mobile marketing insights and lessons.<p>Here are five of the most compelling insights that resonated from the …

Apple-IBM Alliance Is Already Threatened By Startups

There is a good deal of hubris in the way IBM has been talking about its new relationship with Apple. The alliance will no doubt warrant a mention in today’s Apple earnings call, which is expected to show strong results for the device to services giant. But this partnership looks vulnerable from …

HTC harvests smartphone power to help solve world challenges

The "Power to Give" initiative aims to turn unused processing power from millions of smartphones into a supercomputer that can tackle issues like cancer, climate change, and space travel.<p>HTC is looking to harness the power of users' cell phones to engage in some altruistic pursuits, like finding a …

HTC

The bike test that shows what we're really like at work

<b>Cycling through the City of London to work on a dark morning recently, I was overtaken by a man in a black coat with no helmet, no lights, and listening to music through headphones, writes Lucy Kellaway.</b><p>Idiot, I thought. As he disappeared into the underground parking of a large bank, I wondered - …

Cycling

Scientists power mobile phone with urine

Google has not done enough to address concerns it is unfairly stifling competition, according to an EU official. The company has made several proposals to change the way it displays some results to address the worries, but the European Commission competition chief says he wants the search giant to …

Mobile