Nicholas Rovinski

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3 cool technologies that could save the world's water

One company uses moss to clean water, while another purifies it by passing it through stone. A third promises a new technology that can cut the cost of turning sea water into drinking water by 70%.<p>All these firms are out of Minnesota, where talent from a longstanding group of industries is …

Android's factory reset has a security problem. Here's how to fix it

How do you sell a phone without giving away the data on it? If you've used a phone even briefly, it's filled with all kinds of sensitive data, including passwords and login tokens alongside personal texts and photos, all of which need to be erased before you can safely put the phone up for sale. …

Black silicon solar cell hits record efficiency, could bring solar to more parts of the world

For years, one of the most promising emerging solar technologies has been what is called "black silicon" solar cells. The technology is really a …

These Incredibly Thin, Simple Headphones Don’t Use Any Wires

Traditionally, making headphones is a complex process. The devices are commonly made up of at least 50 parts, and the production process is lengthy. But a new kind of headphones, created using a technique called roll-to-roll processing, are thin, simple, and easy to produce.<p>With roll-to-roll …

Shooting Son Doong in 360°

As me and my team left for Vietnam this January, we had a goal: to make an interactive reportage about the world’s largest cave for National …

Natural Whey Protein Powder & Organic Superfood Blends

Constantly tired and fatigued? Addicted to coffee? Always craving sugary foods? Skipping workouts? Having trouble sleeping? If this sounds like you, …

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Wind Power Without The Mills

Vortex Bladeless is a radical company. It wants to completely change the way we get energy from the wind. Think wind stick instead of a massive tower with blades that capture blowing winds.<p>Wind stick. Really. Lest you think I’m mad, I’ve included a picture of this bladeless generator that helps …

Scientists Reviewed 343 Studies To See If Organic Food Is Better For You. Here’s What They Found

bodymindsoulspirit | May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments<p>Some people assert that “organic” foods are a marketing ploy–they cost more but there is no other …

Chicken Power Bowl, Tofu Stir-Fry, and More Meal Prep Ideas for the 21 Day Fix 1500-1800 Calorie Level

Almost every weekend, Social Media Specialist (and fitness fanatic) Amanda Meixner preps her healthy meals and shares her photos on her Instagram …

4 Plant-Based Mason Jar Meals For A Lighter Lunch

Sure, we're all into the idea of packing a healthy lunch to bring to work. But between the unappealing Tupperware, figuring out which items may or …

10 Futuristic Design Concepts That Will Change the Way We All Live

<i>This post is sponsored by JetBlue. JetBlue is purchasing carbon offsets, and encouraging customers and TrueBlue members to purchase carbon offsets for their own future travel. The city whose TrueBlue members donate the most TrueBlue points to CarbonFund.org via JetBlue.com/donate in May will</i> …

Meltdown or Mother Lode (3 Nuclear Technologies and Why You Should Be Excited)

<i>This piece was adapted from Tomorrowland: Our Journey from Science Fiction to Science Fact by Steven Kotler.</i><p>We use a lot of energy. A lot of energy. Thus, if you want to talk safety and security, you have to start with the options available. Can solar and wind even satisfy our needs? Can green …

Hawaii for first-timers: how to choose an island

Planning a trip to the Hawaiian Islands but not sure where to start? Torn between picking a single island or doing some island-hopping?<p>Wherever you travel around the Hawaiian Islands, fantastic beaches, friendly faces and <i>ono grinds</i> (good eats) are practically guaranteed, but every island has a …

Fonkraft Modular Smartphone by Fonkraft Technologies

While we are waiting for Project Ara come to fruition, Fonkraft Technologies, an Australian start-up, steals the moment with <b>Fonkraft Modular</b> …

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