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Here's The Difference Between Synthetic And Normal Motor Oil, And What The Numbers On The Bottle Mean

I just changed the oil in my Nissan Pao last week, and in doing so I was warned—several times—that my plan to replace the conventional oil in my car …

Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 privacy DNS is real: here’s how to use it

Privacy has always been an important topic but, of late, it has become an increasingly troubling one. From smartphones to social media to plain …

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20 of the best places to find free assets for your graphic design projects

Almost no design project can be complete without the addition of the odd asset. Whether you need a stock photograph, vector, mockup or handy icon to …

Solar-Powered Pipe Designed To Desalinate 1.5 Billion Gallons Of Drinking Water For California

As California faces water scarcity in the coming years, the amount of energy needed to produce water will surely increase. Luckily, designs like ‘The …

"Ripening" Method Yields High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells

<b>Published on</b> August 5th, 2016 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>0<p>“Ripening” Method Yields High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells<p>August 5th, 2016 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>Ostwald …

European wind energy is now cheaper than nuclear power

Wind energy has officially overtaken nuclear power as the most affordable energy option – at least in countries surrounding the North Sea. In nearby …

These LEGO-like recycled plastic bricks create sturdy homes for just $5,200

Colombian company Conceptos Plásticos saw two pressing issues in the world and decided to tackle both with recycled building materials. One issue is …

Design

Earthships heading to Canada will provide First Nation communities with low-income housing

An Earthship is a unique type of low-cost home that strives for self sufficiency and is built primarily with recycled materials. These sustainable …

15 iPhone Tricks Apple Has Been Hiding From You - Quiet Corner

The ongoing debate between Android and Apple users just got a little more complicated. While both surely have qualities that appeal to all kinds of …

Android News

This hardcore wireless AC router will destroy any WiFi dead spots in your home

If you’re working with a tight budget, there are plenty of affordable Wi-Fi routers out there that will get the job done well. For as little as $20 …

The 3 Biggest Lessons of Denmark's Clean-Energy Movement

City leaders across the globe would do well to pay attention.<p>To find the world’s most aggressive clean energy targets, look no further than Denmark.<p>The city of Copenhagen is working hard toward meeting a pledge to become carbon-neutral by 2025. A much smaller municipality near the German border, …

Renewable Energy

The PennEast Pipeline Made Me Do It: Why My Family and I Moved to Solar Energy

Solar Panels, Old and New, Starview Hill Farm, Blairstown, New Jersey<p><b>"There is one forecast of which you can already be sure: someday renewable energy will be the only way for people to satisfy their energy needs. Because of the physical, ecological and (therefore) social limits to nuclear and</b> …

The FAA Just Released Its New Drone Rule Book

Want to fly? Here's the 170,000 words you need to read<p>Today, the Federal Aviation Administration released its new book of drones rules. The summary is almost a thousand words long. The full 624 page rulebook is, at roughly 170,000 words, about as long as Joseph Heller’s <i>Catch 22</i>. The rules are long …

Drones

This Might Be the Best Thing to Happen to Airplane Seats

It's not even the part where they're lying down.<p>Flying is a nightmare, and it seems like every day airlines are patenting fresh and horrible ways to try and pack more and more people into less space. Hexagonal seating. Weird standing bike-style seats. Stacking people on top of each other. But this …

First Look at the New Zoom H4n Pro DSLR Audio Recorder

Japanese audio gear manufacturer <b>Zoom</b> have been on quite the roll in the last 12 months by unleashing their top-end Zoom F8 multi-track recorder and …

Pentax's new film duplicator lets you digitise film from 35mm to 5x4 with your DSLR

The resurgence in film’s popularity in the last few years has been a wonderful thing. Large format photography is only just starting to see the the …

Cameras

Bluetooth 5 Officially Announced With 4X Range, 2X Speed

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has officially announced the upcoming release of Bluetooth 5 which quadruples the range, doubles the …

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Use Bacteria as Living Hard Drives

A data dump with a difference.<p>Computers are becoming more like living beings, and now it looks like living beings are becoming more like computers. …

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The Metalens Means Cameras Everywhere

In 1958, legendary physicist Richard Feynman delivered a lecture dubbed “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom“– a talk that anticipated (if not …

Scientists Find The 'Brain Clock' That Keeps Our Memories Ticking

Your brain has an invisible conductor.<p>In order to organise memories, the neurons inside our brains need regular spurts of activity to keep them on …

New FAA Flight Plans Making Life Very Loud for Some Americans

Record summer travel isn’t helping the matter.<p>Low-flying aircraft are tormenting formerly quiet communities around the country. (Photo: Bob Adams/CC …

Air conditioning goes green

Solar collector<p>6 June 2016<p>The ingenuity of four space engineers has created a zero-emission air-conditioning system that doesn’t pollute our …

Chronic stroke patients safely recover after injection of human stem cells

Injecting specially prepared human adult stem cells directly into the brains of chronic stroke patients proved safe and effective in restoring motor …

Stem Cells

NTP Patches Flaws That Enable DDoS

The network time protocol, at the center of a number of high-profile DDoS attacks in 2014, was updated on Thursday to ntp-4.2.8p8. The latest version …

The Future Of Personal Satellite Technology Is Here – Are We Ready For It?

Technology Photo credit: CubeSats upon release from the International Space Station. NASA Johnson, CC BY-NCSatellites used to be the exclusive …

Harness the Sun: America's Quest for a Solar-Powered Future

Harness the Sun: America’s Quest for a Solar-Powered Future<p>>(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Philip Warburg explores a range of solar technologies. A …