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Class war in the American west: the rich landowners blocking access to public lands

Private landowners present a rising threat to the millions of acres set aside for public use by blocking access to public lands<p>The Diamond Bar X is a postcard-perfect slice of Montana solitude. A former cattle ranch that’s been parceled up into sprawling home sites, it sits not far outside Augusta, …

Winning Swiss solar powered ‘Solar Decathlon’ home wants to feed, clean and protect you

Four Swiss universities came together to build the US Department of Energy’s 2017 Solar Decathlon overall winner. Eleven teams competed over the course of two years to build a home taking into account modern global demands of “reliability, resilience, and security.”<p>The Swiss schools – École …

Clean Energy

Revolutionary glass building blocks generate their own solar energy

There’s a new building block in town, and it generates its own clean energy. Researchers from Exeter University developed new glass blocks that are …

The Universe Voids Itself, and Einstein Predicted It

Most of the Universe is empty space.Duh. I mean, sure, that’s why we call it <i>space</i>. But what’s so very interesting about this is what you see when you …

Astrophysics

The earth's rotation is slowing - and days will eventually be 25 hours long

Many jokes are made about creating just one more hour in the day, but that will eventually become a reality. After a review of celestial data …

Universe

Startup creates renewable hydrogen energy out of sunlight and water

California startup HyperSolar and University of Iowa researchers have teamed up to make renewable energy in a way that draws inspiration from plants. …

Clean Energy

How cheap does solar power need to get before it takes over the world?

It's easy to get ridiculously excited about solar power these days. The panels keep getting cheaper as technology improves. Large photovoltaic arrays are sprouting up around the globe. Sure, solar still produces only 1 percent of the world's electricity, but it's growing at double-digit rates each …

A New Solar Cell Creates Electricity From Water as Well as Light

Rain means clouds and clouds mean less sunlight. That’s bad news for most solar cells, but a new design can actually make use of rain drops that fall …

Clean Energy

The $900 million village with LEDs, Spas, and no cars

<b>(CNN) —</b> Cape Town will soon be home to a luxury eco-friendly village with no cars and sustainable technologies.<p>The project, thought to be the first of its kind on the continent, has been designed by architecture firm Swisatec.<p>The R14 billion ($900 million) development will rise on the existing Blue …

South Africa

All-weather solar cell design generates electricity come rain or shine

Numerous research efforts have already demonstrated the potential for graphene to improve the efficiency of solar cells. Now a team of researchers in …

Clean Energy

Want Solar Panels on Your Roof? Here's What You Need to Know

A handy reference for navigating an emerging industry.<p>The newness of mainstream consumer solar power poses a challenge. If you want to buy a car, for instance, there are plenty of people who’ve done it and can tell you how the process works. Putting solar panels on your roof costs as much as a car, …

Solar And Wind Energy May Be Nice, But How Can We Store It?

Renewable energy like solar and wind is booming across the country as the costs of production have come down. But the sun doesn't always shine, and the wind doesn't blow when we need it to.<p>This challenge has sparked a technology race to store energy — one that goes beyond your typical battery.<p><b>Heat</b> …

Clean Energy

A Bridge to Nature: Barreau & Charbonnet's "Volet Vegetal" Urban Gardening Concept

We're always curious to see new developments in urban gardening trend as it grows parallel to broader interest in sustainable foodways, from …

Futuristic Device Fixes Holes In The Heart Without Invasive Surgery

Scientists in Boston have come up with an ingenious new way to repair life-threatening holes in patients' hearts and other organs.<p>Instead of invasive surgery and the risk that entails, the new technique makes use of an ultraviolet-light-enabled catheter that patches the holes using a plug made of a …

Tiniest Monster Black Hole Discovered

The smallest supermassive black hole ever identified is gobbling material at rates similar to its larger cousins, providing insights into how these …

Astrophysics

Jupiter's Great Red Spot May Yield Its Colorful Secret in a Lab

NASA scientists are trying to find what makes Jupiter's Great Red Spot red — by whipping it up in the lab.<p>Despite more than 150 years of study, the …

Scientists have taken a high energy x-ray of the sun and the results are stunning

NASA pieced together high energy X-ray images from three of its telescopes around the world to create a stunning mosaic of the sun.<p>The image shows the star's flaring, active surface regions which contain material heated to several millions of degrees. And it's absolutely stunning.<p>Here it is:<p>The …

Astronomy

Social Security Q&A: How Can We Maximize My Spouse's Survivor's Benefit?

Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits.<p>Today’s Social Security question is about maximizing survivor’s benefits for a lower-earning spouse.<p><b>Question</b>: I will be 63 in October, and my wife turned 63 in May. She …

Retirement

How easy is it to make your own bacon?

Making your own meat products at home has become all the rage. Leah Hyslop rolls up her sleeves for a bacon course in Norfolk<p>It’s 9am on a Saturday morning, and I’m thinking about bacon. Not in the usual, I’m-a-bit-hungover-and-fancy-a-bacon-sandwich way, however. No. This time, I’m face to face …

Bacon

Ikea's hi-tech table teaches you how to cook

Table can either show you how to make a recipe or suggest meals to make based on what ingredients you have<p>Ikea has predicted how the kitchen of the future will look, and its most revolutionary idea is a table that teaches you how to cook.<p>The furniture giant's <b>Concept Kitchen 2025</b>, shown at this …

Furniture

French Toast with Bacon, Onion and Tomato Jam

Make the filling: Toss the bacon into a large skillet with a few drops of olive oil. Bring the pan to medium heat and cook the bacon until brown and …

Recipes

The Easiest Paleo Steak Recipe Ever

Beef gets a bad rap, but it definitely has its place in a well-balanced diet — especially if you're on a Paleo plan. If the only steak dishes you enjoy at home are slow cooked or star ground beef, this is the recipe that will change everything.<p>Once you learn this easy recipe, <i>you</i> can enjoy an …

Juicing 101: Benefits, Ingredients And Recipes | Page 3 of 3

Recipes For Well-Being<p>Use your home juicer to create these nutrient-rich blends, and adjust the ingredients to your personal taste. Each of these …

Baked Eggs and Beans on Toast

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook, …

Juicing 101: Benefits, Ingredients And Recipes | Page 2 of 3

Juice This<p><b>Apples</b> are a low-glycemic fruit that contains pectin, which pulls impurities out of your system.<p><b>Beets</b> cleanse the liver and are great …

How Not to Screw Up Beans in a Pressure Cooker

Pressure cookers are an amazing tool, if you know how to use 'em right.<p><i>Yes, sometimes even BA staffers make basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as beans. Below, special projects associate Lilli Sherman confesses her bean-cooking woes to digital food editor Dawn Perry. Here's</i> …

Cooking