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Solar Panels Go Green — Literally. Here's Why That's a Big Deal

Tiny particles make bluish-black photovoltaic panels bright green, bringing high-efficiency solar panels of many colors a step closer to reality.<p>With highly rated models now running in excess of 20-percent efficiency, solar panels have gotten pretty good at turning sunlight into electricity. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Elon Musk says we need to regulate AI before it becomes a danger to humanity

Elon Musk’s thoughts on artificial intelligence are pretty well known at this point. He famously compared work on AI to “summoning the demon,” and has warned time and time again that the technology poses an existential risk to humanity. At a gathering of US governors this weekend, he repeated these …

Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk: There was 'no way' I could stay on at the White House after Trump pulled out of the Paris deal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Saturday that there was "no way" he could have stayed on the White House advisory councils after President Donald Trump announced in June he would pull the US out of the landmark Paris climate agreement.<p>Musk's comments came as he was speaking to US governors this …

Donald Trump

Investing in These Stocks Now Could Make You a Millionaire Retiree

Investors willing to buy now and hold these two companies for decades could get rich.<p>Investing in stocks is the best way for most people to grow …

There is a point at which it will make economic sense to defect from the electrical grid

More than 1 million US homes have solar systems installed on their rooftops. Batteries are set to join many of them, giving homeowners the ability to not only generate but also store their electricity on-site. And once that happens, customers can drastically reduce their reliance on the grid.<p>It’s …

Solar Power

This Paint May Pick Up Where Solar Panels Leave Off

It produces hydrogen fuel, the cleanest known source of energy.<p>In a few short years, house paint might be able to do more than simply brighten your walls. A team of researchers in Australia have created an experimental paint that attracts water molecules from the air and chops them up to produce …

Arduino developers get extra support as Codeanywhere acquires Codebender

Codeanywhere, a cross platform cloud IDE for creating web apps and sites has acquired Codebender, another cloud IDE that enables users to develop for Arduino devices. This is Codeanywhere’s first acquisition and financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.<p>Codebender and its additional …

Arduino

Buy Alaska Miles Under 2 Cents Each and London Heathrow Overtaken By Amsterdam

Next month United will start selling Uno’s spinach and garlic deep dish pizza in economy. They plan to offer a “Pizza and Beer Combo” with Miller …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Jeff Bezos wants your philanthropy ideas

Have a great philanthropy idea? Pitch Jeff Bezos.<p>The Amazon CEO posted on Thursday a request for pitches for a new philanthropic effort.<p>If anybody …

New in Wearable Health Tech: A Wrist Sensor That Works Up a Sweat

Researchers who are trying to find a way to make wearable health technology real say they’ve taken a big step with a device that generates enough sweat to be useful.<p>They’ve built a prototype that generates a few drops of perspiration — enough to measure blood sugar and to monitor other bodily …

Here's 3-ingredient pineapple soft serve, so you can have Disney level Dole Whip anytime

If you’re a fan of Dole Whip (the creamy pineapple soft serve that has amassed a cult-following amongst Disney World-goers), you’ll quickly fall in …

Two Twitter execs left more than $35 million in stock awards on the table when they quit last year

COO Adam Bain and CTO Adam Messinger said bye to a lot of potential cash when they departed.<p>Twitter’s top executives are very well paid, but that didn’t stop many from leaving the struggling social communications company.<p>In fact, two of Twitter’s highest-paid executives in 2016, COO Adam Bain and …

Compensation

California is getting so much power from solar that electricity prices are turning negative

The extraordinary success of solar power in some pockets of the world that combine sunshine with high investment in the technology mean that governments and energy companies are having radically to rethink the way they manage—and charge for—electricity.<p>California is one such a place.<p>On March 11, it …

Renewable Energy

After killing online privacy, the US is out to slay net neutrality

Earlier this week, Congress voted to allow ISPs to collect and sell your private information to third parties without your consent. That’s a huge win for broadband companies. Now, they’re about to score again.<p>The New York Times reports that the Trump administration has set its sights on Obama-era …

How to outwit noise in quantum communication

How to reliably transfer quantum information when the connecting channels are impacted by detrimental noise? Scientists at the University of …

Immortal Stem Cells Let Scientists Create an Unlimited Supply of Artificial Blood

This is a big deal for medicine.<p>Researchers have developed a line immortal stem cells that allow them to generate an unlimited supply of artificial …

Elon Musk wants to connect brains to computers with new company

Tesla and SpaceX founder launching Neuralink to explore technology of implanting tiny electrodes into the brain<p>Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk is launching a new company called Neuralink with the intention of connecting computers directly to human brains, according to a report.<p>The Wall Street …

Elon Musk

Public Land For Sale! Here Are Some of the 3.3 Million Acres Being Eyed for “Disposal”

Back in 1997, then Secretary of Interior Bruce Babbitt was required by Congress to "examine their holdings" — basically to rank public lands that the …