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Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

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Natick Readiness Center Gets $256,250 Grant For Solar Canopy

This marks the eighth solar canopy grant awarded by the Leading by Example Solar Canopy grant program.<p>NATICK, MA—The Natick Readiness Center just got …

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Wedding Trend: Swings at the Reception

Add romantic swings at your reception for a fun and playful accent that guests are sure to love (and use!)

This Crazy New Material Could Harvest Electricity From The Human Body

OMG.<p>We all get stressed out. But typically, when we stress, we don't produce electricity.<p>The same can't be said of a flexible new material developed …

Scientists created a new organic material that generates electricity when stressed

Stressed Material<p>We all get stressed out. But typically, when <i>we</i> stress, we don’t produce electricity. The same can’t be said of a flexible new …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Here's How Solar Panels Work

<b>Video:</b> Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to offer his help to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid, damaged by Hurricane Maria. …

Cigarette butts could be reborn as green energy storage

It's no secret that smoking is seriously bad news for your health, but the impact of the habit on the planet's health is pretty bleak, too. Every year nearly six trillion cigarettes are smoked around the world, generating more than 800,000 metric tons of cigarette butts. Something has to be done …

Scientists Have Discovered a Way to Generate Electricity From Tears And Saliva

We all secrete a special protein.<p>Scientists have discovered a way to harvest electricity from the secretions produced by our eyes and several other …

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