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Google adds a search feature to account settings to ease use

Google has announced a refresh of the Google Accounts user interface. The changes are intended to make it easier for users to navigate settings and review data the company has associated with an account — including information relating to devices, payment methods, purchases, subscriptions, …

Here's what Apple's doing to get you excited about AR

The future of augmented reality headgear and smartglasses is still very much in flux. The long-awaited Magic Leap might emerge this year. Microsoft's Hololens has hung in a state of enterprise limbo -- one from which it may finally emerge next year. Little smartglasses like ODG's might get better …

On London’s Streets, Black Cabs and Uber Fight for a Future

LONDON — Shortly before 6 a.m., Zahra Bakkali tiptoed out of her bedroom for morning prayers. She prepared breakfast (black tea and toast with olive oil), saw her children off to school, then rode the elevator to the garage below her southeast London housing project. She unlocked her white Toyota …

Taxicabs

World's cutest solar farm in China is shaped like a panda

Who says solar panel installations can’t be adorable? The Panda Power Plant in Datong, China is shaped like the country’s treasured animal – and the …

China completed the world’s biggest floating solar energy farm

This week, media welcomed the completion of what may well be the world's largest floating solar farm, in the eastern Anhui province. The 40 MW installation sits on a flooded coal-mining town, which adds a kind of poetic element to the story - a shift away from coal and to solar and wind. But poetry …

Renewable Energy

The Young Mexican Sticking it to the Man ... With Biodiesel?

The entrance to Smart Recycling’s warehouse is flanked by two huge plastic vats, both filled with dark brown, slightly viscous liquid. One vat …

Tesla's massive batteries are powering everything from exotic islands to breweries

Tesla has had an energy division committed to selling its at-home battery, the Powerwall, and commercial battery pack, the Powerpack since 2015. But after acquiring SolarCity in a deal worth $2.1 billion in November, Tesla has doubled down on its renewable energy efforts.<p>The company released …

Trump Files Motion to Delay Kids' Historic Climate Lawsuit

The Trump administration filed a motion Tuesday seeking an appeal to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on a federal judge's Nov. 10, 2016 order in</i> …

500 billion reasons blockchain can be a power play

Opportunity for President Donald Trump and his new administration. It will come in many shapes, sizes and, yes, even industries. To that end, while …

Blockchain

Akfen Working With Morgan Stanley, Goldman on Asset Sales

Turkey’s Akfen Group is in talks with banks including Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to advise on the sale of assets after completing …

Parasitic wooden cubes slash Parisian building's energy consumption by 75%

Stéphane Malka has designed a clever way of optimizing the energy efficiency of older urban structures while working within the restrictions of …

Architecture

Reducing road rage and carbon emissions: Sydney’s light rail project is underway

The National Mall in Washington, DC. The 1909 Plan of Chicago. The San Antonio Riverwalk. These urban icons all grew from a planning philosophy in the 1890s and 1900s focused on how we live and how we could live better. Leading thinkers of that era called their idea the City Beautiful Movement, …

New York ski resorts aim for 100 percent renewable energy

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's three state-owned ski resorts are pledging to generate 100 percent of their energy from renewable sources by the year …

Renewable Energy

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Are supermarkets facing the beginning of the end?

<b>In the face of climate change, water shortages, and political instability, the current supermarket model is extremely vulnerable.</b><p>Supermarkets have …

More on that plastic film that might replace your air conditioner

When writing New plastic wrap might keep buildings cool even when the sun is shining I was a little unsure about the science; the Stefan-Boltzmann …

Solar can already generate more energy than oil, says major scientific review

And is twice as powerful than previously thought<p>by Nafeez Ahmed<p><i>Published by</i> <i>INSURGE INTELLIGENCE</i><i>, a crowdfunded investigative journalism project for</i> …

Alternative energy fact: Texas and other red states still lead the nation in wind farms

Wind power capacity has surpassed hydroelectric as the nation's leading renewable energy, thanks in part to Texas' booming wind farms, according to …

Renewable Energy

Wind Power Blows Past American Hydro Dams and European Coal

Wind power is making a comeback. One of the earliest energy sources to be harnessed by mankind has now overtaken coal-fired generation in Europe and …

Thailand's free visa programme has been extended for travellers from 21 countries

The good news for many travellers heading to Thailand is that it has extended its free visa programme to August for people from 21 countries. This will benefit those who are attracted to the country because of the beautiful beaches in resorts like Phuket and Krabi, as well as the vibrant nightlife …

Travelers

9 awesome experiences to have in Arizona before you die

1. Getting to know the desert’s furry, scaly, and feathered denizens<p>Arizona just wouldn’t be Arizona without visions of roadrunners, coyotes, and …

National Parks

Reservations Are Now Required to See Sunrise From the Top of Mt. Haleakalā in Hawaii

The ability to be spontaneous is one of the great pleasures of being on vacation. Sure, it’s fine to have an itinerary, but leaving enough …

Maui

Everyone thinks India is dangerous. Here’s why I can’t wait to go back there.

India doesn’t have a great reputation for safety—especially women’s safety. While it’s true that the enormous country does have serious problems …

India

Incredibly popular tourist attractions you haven't even heard of

Congress moves to give away national lands, discounting billions in revenue and millions of jobs

Though recreation on public lands creates $646bn in economic stimulus and 6.1m jobs, Republicans are setting in motion a giveaway of Americans’ birthright<p>In the midst of highly publicized steps to dismantle insurance coverage for 32 million people and defund women’s healthcare facilities, …

Forests

Call of the wild: can America’s national parks survive? | Lucy Rock

America’s national parks are facing multiple threats, despite being central to the frontier nation’s sense of itself<p>Autumn in the North Cascades National Park and soggy clouds cling to the peaks of the mountains that inspired the musings of Beat poets such as Jack Kerouac and Alan Ginsberg 60 years …

Trump's anti-China trade chief is no economic illiterate

At first glance much of the criticism looks justified. Navarro is best known for his YouTube video Death By China, which accuses China of deploying "weapons of job destruction" against the US. It's a crude polemic, short on serious analysis and long on highly emotive language; hardly the sort of …

Economics

Second Life's creator is building a 'WordPress for social VR'

None of this is real. The rocks, the stars, the enormous transmitter standing upright like a needle. It's all a mixture of pixels presented by the Oculus Rift. As I stand on Mars, I urge my senses to surrender to the illusion. I long to be Matt Damon, growing potatoes in a makeshift greenhouse. In …

These Are Canada's Loneliest National Parks

Sponsored by<p>Whenever I scan a map of Canada, my eye is drawn to parkland: swathes of green ink that I just <i>know</i> harbour something very special; …

National Parks

The runaway who travelled the world

Despite having little money, he’s the second most travelled person on the planet<p>Although he’s ranked the world’s #2 on The Best Traveled website, 62-year-old Barcelona native Jorge Sanchez insists that he is nothing like the other competitive travellers. He comes from a poor background, dropped out …

South America