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The revolutionary redox system that produces and stores energy in the home

The team calls the device a Chemical Looping Energy-on-Demand System (CLES), and it's based on an original invention by Professor Behdad Moghtaderi …

What is Android Things? - Gary explains

Recently Google announced its new Internet of Things initiative based on Android, the aptly named Android Things. It was back in May 2015 that Google announced Project Brillo as its IoT operating system, but having looked at the feedback it received from developers about Brillo, Google decided to …

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Microsoft Monday: Windows 10 Update Causing Serious Problems, Get Paid To Use Edge, Genee Acquired

“Microsoft Monday” takes a look back at the past week of news related to Microsoft. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about Windows 10 Anniversary Update problems, the acquisition of Genee, a new program where you will be paid to use Microsoft Edge, the availability of a OneNote …

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Tim Kaine greets crowd in Spanish as Clinton introduces VP pick in Miami

Virginia senator welcomes ‘everyone in our country’ with bilingual address Clinton and running mate take aim at Donald Trump and Mike Pence Profile: who is Tim Kaine? Opinion: choice shows Clinton is the grown-up in this election<p>Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s newly minted running mate, had barely …

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LEGO Gaming PC Runs Much Cooler Than It Looks

Building a gaming PC out of standard hardware and LEGO bricks is pretty impressive. Integrating an all new method of air-based graphics card cooling …

Spec showdown: BlackBerry Priv vs. Nexus 6P vs. Note 5 vs. Moto X Pure Edition

One look at the BlackBerry Priv (and its price) and you know it's a high-end device, so it makes sense that it has all of the leading specs as well. …

The Pope’s Moral Case for Taking On Climate Change

Francis’s first encyclical is a cry to save the environment—and make a priority of theology over politics.<p>“The majority of people living on our planet profess to be believers.” It is a statement of fact, an intellectual premise, a gentle claim of territory. In his new encyclical on environmental …

Watch for These Top 5 Sky Events of 2015: Eclipses, Comets, and Planets

Lunar eclipses and the innermost planets will take center stage in the heavens.<p>Stay tuned, stargazers—the year ahead offers many heavenly delights, including a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potentially surprising comet.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here …

Titanfall confines cheaters to aimbot playpen

Respawn's cheat bans for the PC version of <i>Titanfall</i> have started to come into effect, trapping players in what amounts to a cheat "Wimbledon".<p>Respawn …

Stop Doing Everything and Start Doing Nothing (the Argument for a 4-hour Workday) | Inc.com

<i>"A great deal of harm is being done in the modern world by belief in the virtuousness of work ... the road to happiness and prosperity lies in an organized diminution of work."</i><p>Bertrand Russell, <i>In Praise of Idleness</i>, 1932<p>I was recently introduced to a fascinating, paradigm-changing essay called <i>In</i> …

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Northridge college finds hazing in hiking death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hazing was involved in the death of a California State University, Northridge, student who collapsed during an 18-mile fraternity …

How to Live an Inspired Life

Have you ever looked at someone you admired, someone who was changing the world and doing incredible things, and just wondered how they got there? And how you could get there too? Take Scott Harrison for example. He went from nightclub promoter to solving the world's water sanitation crisis with …

Get Destiny on Xbox One/PS4 for Free by Buying a 360/PS3 Digital Copy

Activision is offering an enticing offer for Destiny that will be of particular interest to anyone who hasn't yet invested in an Xbox One or PlayStation 4. For a limited time, buying a digital copy of Destiny on Xbox 360 or PS3 will entitle you to a free digital copy on Xbox One or PS4.<p>The deal has …

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These 8 Tiny Islands Are Hidden Where You'd Least Expect Them

Paris, Venice and Rome are all famous tourist draws with one <i>very</i> particular thing in common: they all have islands hidden within them.<p>And since teensy isles are kind of our new favorite obsession, we've culled together some of our favorites for your viewing pleasure. A bonus: certain islands come …

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Get 23% Off the DJI Phantom FC40 Drone

Take to the skies for your next video project with the DJI Phantom CF40 Drone. This compact, easy to fly quadrotor packs its own 720p camera to shoot beautiful HD quality video, while remaining airborne for up to 15 minutes over a distance of 100 meters, and it’s perfect for those getting started …

Google sees over 1 million daily takedown requests for pirate links

While sites like The Pirate Bay are busy improving the experience for the torrent-loving crowd, Google's facing the task of processing an extreme amount of removal request for pirate links. According to a recent transparency report on the matter, Google is now seeing more than 1 million DMCA …

This is the most ambitious game in the universe

Summon up every great space-exploration fantasy of the past century — from mining exotic planets in uncharted space to watching attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion — and convert that compendium of awesome into a game of unprecedented size and scale. That, in rough terms, is the …

Google launches stock Email app in the Play Store

For a while now, Google has been breaking pieces of functionality from stock Android and releasing them as standalone apps in the Play Store. Now it’s time for the Email app that ships with all stock devices to make its Play Store debut.<p>If you’re deeply invested in Google’s ecosystem, you’d be …

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10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014 - MIT Technology Review

Agricultural Drones<p>Relatively cheap drones with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities are giving farmers new ways to increase yields and reduce …

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Watch this: Bill Nye debates evolution with the founder of the Creation Museum

Bill Nye debated the founder of the Creation Museum tonight in a move that he hopes will promote scientific literacy in the United States. The popular science enthusiast and television host agreed to argue the origin of species with Ken Ham in an event livestreamed on YouTube and CNN.com. …

Watch The Creationism Vs. Evolution Debate: Ken Ham And Bill Nye

Does it damage children to teach them biblical creationism? What are the costs of denying evolution, one of biology's core tenets?<p>Those questions were asked Tuesday night, in a live debate between best-selling Christian author Ken Ham and Emmy Award-winning educator Bill Nye ("the Science Guy") at …

Lifehacker - Do everything better

View on Kinja Deals<p>We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.<p>Shared from Offspring<p>You knew it …

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Edward Snowden accuses US of illegal, aggressive campaign

Whistleblower uses first public appearance since surveillance leaks to defend decision and praise states that offered asylum<p>The American whistleblower Edward Snowden has accused the US of waging a campaign of "historically disproportionate aggression" against him during an extraordinary meeting …

NSA surveillance: narrow defeat for amendment to restrict data collection

The first major legislative challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records from millions of Americans was defeated by only a narrow margin on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to the Obama administration that congressional anger about the extent of domestic …

Caramelized Onion, Gruyere + Pepper Bacon Whole Wheat Pizza

In a large bowl, combine water, yeast, honey and olive oil. Mix with a spoon, then let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add in 2 cups flour and …