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How the world's power mix is about to change

Big changes are afoot for the energy sector in the next 25 years. Coal and gas are headed out and solar and wind are rushing to take their place on a …

Doppel wearable will be able to change your mood

Written by Reuters on July 8, 2015 in News with 0 Comments<p>Doppel is a new breed of wearable device, one that its developers say can actually change …

Wearable Tech

Wave Generator Powers US Electrical Grid For The First Time

The power of waves.<p>The US has started receiving power from wave energy for the first time, thanks to a prototype wave generator called …

Renewable Energy

White House wants to expand people's access to solar energy

The solar industry's apparently doing really well in the US right now, but the White House wants to broaden its reach even further. That's why the administration has launched a new initiative designed to give more people access to solar energy and to create more jobs in the industry. To start with, …

New Stella Solar Electric Car Produces More Energy Than It Uses

Back in 2013, a group of students from the Eindhoven University of Technology built a solar-powered car for the World Solar Challenge race held in …

Rare system of five stars discovered

<b>Astronomers have discovered a very rare system of five connected stars.</b><p>The quintuplet consists of a pair of closely linked stars - binaries - one of which has a lone companion; it is the first known system of its kind.<p>The pair of stars orbit around a mutual centre of gravity, but are separated by …

Local Motors latest 3D printed car aims to allow customization

The first time we talked about Local Motors and a 3D printed car was the Strati car that the company had designed itself. Local Motors held a contest …

Tesla

Japan is Working on Mega-Lasers to Blast Space Junk

Bump it or fry it, just get it out of orbit<p>There are 3,000 tons of space junk in orbit around Earth, and that junk will become a big problem down the road when important orbits get clogged with derelict satellites or fragments imperil important probes. The problem needs to be taken care of before …

Space

Aircraft skin and bird-guiding drones: Take a peek into the future of flight | CNN Travel

I, Marketer: How Machine Learning Robots Will Replace Human Marketers

I don’t mean to alarm you, but the Marketing Singularity is near. It is the point in time when artificial intelligence will be able to handle …

Machine Learning

The future of Britain? floating cities and high-rise farms

Engineers and futurologists claim the Moon and Mars spaceports and 3D printed houses will be common within 100 years<p>Super-deep six storey basements, floating cities and high-rise farms will be commonplace in Britain within 100 years, engineers and architects have claimed.<p>The next century will see …

Trains: The future on Rails - OpenMind

<b>603 kilometers an hour</b> is the latest record of rail technology. It was achieved on April 21, 2015 by the Japanese experimental train <b>“L Zero”</b>, which …

'Tomorrowland' Celebrates Walt Disney's Vision of the Future

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — The world of tomorrow is a pretty wonderful place … at least that's the sentiment of the makers of Disney's new epic, …

Walt Disney Company

Our virtual and augmented future: a deep look at the next generation of interactivity

Reality is about to get some serious competition.<p>Consumer virtual- and augmented-reality products are nearly upon us, and developers and consumers are ready for them, according to the latest report from VB Insight — the research division of VentureBeat. We’ve had false starts at virtual reality …

Using Space Radar To Hear Human Heartbeats in Nepal

On 24 April 2015 a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal - a nation woefully unprepared to respond to such an event. Nearly 300 aftershocks of …

Los Angeles

NASA Wants to Launch Interstellar Space Missions in 20 Years

The urge to explore beyond our solar system grows stronger every day. This proves true for the understanding of <b>wormholes and time travel</b> as well. In …