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Hosta, Frances Williams

Plant of the Week: Hosta, Frances Williams<p>The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture does not promote, support or recommend plants …

University of Arkansas

Google launches beta of Cloud Spanner, a managed version of its internal database

Google today is announcing the launch of Cloud Spanner, a new managed database service that people can use through the Google Cloud Platform.<p>The service is an implementation of the Spanner software that Google documented in a paper in 2012 and has been using internally for years. Google did …

Everyday people are furiously saving federal data before it's deleted—and you can, too

For some, it’s a form of activism. For others, it’s a hobby. Regardless of motivation, the movement to save digital data before it gets erased from government websites is suddenly in vogue—and it’s surprisingly easy for just about anyone to do.<p>Across America everyday people have found they can …

George W. Bush

A startup is launching a record-setting number of satellites to photograph the entire world daily

On Feb. 14, an Indian PSLV rocket will attempt to set a record by deploying 103 small satellites in a single launch, including 88 satellites owned by Planet. With a successful launch, the San Francisco-based imaging startup will operate a total of 143 satellites—the most of any company in the world.<p>…

Space Exploration

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How to: The perfect terrarium

Greenhaus In The Studio | October 24, 2015<p>There’s no easier way to bring the outside in than with a terrarium especially during the fall and winter …

Propel Zipp Nano 2.4 GHz High Performance Drone

[Scroll down to view product info]<p>I remember in my youth, having a remote control car was such a great thing when you're a kid. Nowadays, kids are no …

Drones

Sky Thunder RC HD 8500WH Drone

[Scroll down to view product info]<p>Drones used to be a rich person's toy up until recently. The fact that Costco sells various drones is a clear …

Drones

Turning Windows into Solar Panels

Researchers in the Center for Advanced Solar Photophysics at Los Alamos National Laboratory are seeking to transform everyday windows into solar …

Solar Power Windows Ready For Production

Solar power windows that can generate electricity from sunshine will soon be available from two companies. The cost more but pay for themselves in 1 …

Clean Energy