Jose Kell

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Hack Your Shower to Reuse Heat and Water

Imagine taking a deliciously long hot shower… Sounds great, except for all that fresh water and heat energy pouring down the drain! Well now you can enjoy long showers without the waste. Recover and recycle the water and heat, cutting your shower’s environmental footprint by about 90% with …

This man was 'the Steve Jobs' of Venezuelan prison gang lords

On January 23, Teofilo Rodriguez Cazorla, also known as "El Conejo," or "The Rabbit," was killed on Margarita Island in Venezuela.<p>Until his release from the island's San Antonio prison in 2015, after 12 years of incarceration for drug trafficking, Cazorla was one of the country's most innovative …

Costa Rica closes 2015 with 99% renewable energy

<i>“We close 2015 with 99 percent of clean energy!”</i> announced the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) on Facebook, saying that <i>“the energy produced …</i> …

Top 10 American Road Trips – Page 3

<b>Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park, Montana</b><p>This 50-mile road in northwest Montana is a National Historic Landmark and cuts Glacier National Park in half. The two-lane, east-west drive takes you through the variety of landscapes that the park is famous for—from forests and lakes to …

National Parks

5 minutes before dawn

How To Turn Your Old Windows, Mac, Or Linux Laptop Into A PC Gaming Powerhouse

I’m willing to bet you have a dilapidated HP, Gateway, or Dell laptop gathering dust in a closet somewhere. Or perhaps like me you have a MacBook Air that you tote around to conventions or use at home for work, writing, and browsing the web. Maybe an Ubuntu or Linux Mint box is more your speed. …

10 Amazing Adventures You Need to Do on Your Next European Vacation

Photo: Linny Le<p>When you think of a European vacation, you're probably picturing museums, cafes, and tours through the cities. Don't get us wrong, that side of Europe is amazing, but the continent is also home to some incredible outdoors locations waiting to be explored. From amazing waterfalls to …

Muji Unveils A Trio Of Tiny Prefab Houses (Cue Envy)

For Tokyo Design Week, Japanese mega retailer Muji invited celebrated designers Konstantin Grcic, Jasper Morrison, and Naoto Fukasawa to envision cozy escapes from the city hustle.<p>Holding true to Muji’s philosophy of “just enough” design, the three huts are modest, outfitted with the basics, and …

Prefab Homes

Apostrophy's gorgeous Bangkok townhouse boasts a 25-foot vertical garden

What happens when you want to build a spacious, green home on a narrow plot in an overcrowded city like Bangkok? For his own residence, managing …

A Tiny, DIY Trailer Home Built by a Couple on a Budget

A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.<p>At 204 square feet, this DIY tiny home on wheels is fully functional and even features a nifty gear room.<p>Inspired by the calming sea, an Oregon–based builder crafts a beach-inspired tiny home trailer and sells it …

Build an Aquaponic Garden with Arduino

Grow fish, fruits, and veggies together in this compact, automated system. You can even control it via the internet.<p>Lots of creative aquaponics systems are being developed for raising fish and vegetables together in small spaces. Unfortunately — for you and the fish — most of these systems fail to …

Arduino

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?” The short answer that I give is …

Google Glass

Cove 3 - a modern cliff house by SAOTA and Antoni Associates

This <b>modern cliff house</b>, designed by by SAOTA and in cooperation with Antoni Associates, was completed in 2010 and is elegantly nestled into the …

Architecture

These Incredible Saltwater Batteries Are Designed To Store Renewable Energy

Now we can clean power even when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing.<p>If we’re going to use renewable power in a big way, we’re going to need better battery storage. Because solar and wind are intermittent sources of energy, they need to be backed up for when they’re not there, because, …

Lightweight, Plug-and-Play Portable Wind Turbines are Coming

Free energy that fits in a bag, courtesy of Janulus<p>This is astonishing. The guys over at sustainable product company Janulus have developed a …

Wind Power

The decline of the French intellectual

One of the most characteristic inventions of modern French culture is the “intellectual.”<p>Intellectuals in France are not just experts in their …

How To Build A 400sqft Solar Powered Off Grid Cabin For $2k

Basic information on solar energy<p>Solar energy is one of the world’s best and largest natural resources. Solar power is said to be green since, in …

Solar Power

'Solar suflower' array generates 60 times more power than a typical solar panel

An innovative concentrated solar power design called the “Solar Sunflower” was recently demonstrated by Swiss researchers at Airlight Energy and IBM …

Solar cell absorbs high-energy light at 30-fold higher concentration than conventional cells

By combining designer quantum dot light-emitters with spectrally matched photonic mirrors, a team of scientists with Berkeley Lab and the University …

Nanotech

Brothers Grimm-Inspired Photos Reveal Haunting Fairytale Worlds

German photographer Kilian Schnberger transports viewers to magical, mysterious worlds through his fairytale-inspired series <i>Brothers Grimm's Wanderings</i>. A sequel to his previous series <i>Brothers Grimm's Homeland</i>, this collection of atmospheric photographs shot throughout Central Europe evokes the …

5 Up-and-Coming U.S. Tourism Cities

<i>By Leah Still for ShermansTravel</i><p>Before the rest of the world catches on, discover these five American cities that are gaining traction in the areas of fine arts, fine food, and fine beverages.<p><b>St. Petersburg</b><p>With a celebrated museum devoted to Salvador Dalí and a revamped downtown that's home to …

Unease in Singapore over Filipino workers

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1109000/1109670_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524697994_63e202b72da112f87fc3913f280f3712<p><b>One of Singapore's most popular comic characters happens to be a Filipino maid called Leticia Bongnino.</b><p>A fictional character from a television sketch …

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

Newly-Opened Markthal Rotterdam Features Dazzling 36,000 Square-Foot Mural

The <i>Markthal Rotterdam</i>, a covered food market and housing development in the Netherlands, has officially opened after five years of construction. It was designed by Dutch architects MVRDV, and the nearly 312,000 square-foot space looks like it was well worth the wait.<p>The most striking feature of …

10 National Parks to See Before You Die

Originally Published on on CNTraveler.com<p>Our national parks are overwhelming in every way -- in number, in size, in their capacity to inspire wonder. And the question remains: Which one will you see next? For the following introduction to, and celebration of, our nation's greatest natural …

Ink Different: Forget Swatting Mosquitoes, This Sri Lankan Newspaper Repels Them

We all have our favorite memories of summer, but we're more inclined to forget the rather less pleasant thought of mosquito bites that might come …

Mosquitoes