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Stacking concrete blocks is a surprisingly efficient way to store energy

Thanks to the modern electric grid, you have access to electricity whenever you want. But the grid only works when electricity is generated in the same amounts as it is consumed. That said, it’s impossible to get the balance right all the time. So operators make grids more flexible by adding ways …

Clean Energy

Architect of bin Laden raid issues stunning rebuke of Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Retired Adm. William McRaven, the man who oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, issued a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan on Thursday, defending the former spy chief as …

Donald Trump

The Senate Challenged Trump's "Fake News" Attacks By Unanimously Passing A Formal Resolution

Following a coordinated effort by newspapers across the country to call out the president's repeated verbal attacks on the press, the Senate …

Fake News

America’s Largest Veterans Group Rains on Trump’s Parade

Trump appears to put blame for higher estimate on D.C. officials who ‘know a windfall when they see one’<p>Opponents to President Donald Trump’s plans …

Donald Trump

This Two Billion Year-Old Natural Reactor May Hold The Key To Safe Nuclear Waste Disposal

The Oklo-reactor in Gabon, Africa is one of the most intriguing geological formations found on planet Earth. Here, naturally occurring fissile materials in two billion year-old rocks have sustained a slow nuclear fission reaction like that found in a modern nuclear reactor.<p>Uranium-235 is a …

Energy

Imaginative Man Builds a Video Game Inspired Folding Shed Door That Opens Geometrically

Warwick Turvey, a very handy logistics professional who lives in Mackay, Queensland, Australia built a really wonderful shed door that folds open and …

Web Hosting

A terrifying prediction from 1912 is so creepily accurate that people think it's fake. It's not.

A newspaper article in 1912 warned about climate change.<p>The debate over coal continues to rage across America. As recently as the 2016 presidential …

A new report says traces of Monsanto pesticide found in many popular, oat-based breakfast foods

While it’s not printed anywhere on their ingredients list, some of America’s most popular breakfast foods contain pesticides. On Wednesday, the …

Pesticides

Dumbed-Down Security Briefings Still Too Difficult for Trump to Read

When Donald Trump was elected president, it quickly became obvious that the traditional national-security briefing a person in his position receives …

Donald Trump

Halfway to boiling: the city at 50C

You could see the physical change. Road surfaces started to melt … Dev Niyogi, American Meteorological Society<p>The blast of furnace-like heat ... literally feels life-threatening and apocalyptic Professor Nigel Tapper<p>Imagine a city at 50C (122F). The pavements are empty, the parks quiet, entire …

Australian Open (Tennis)

Could Phonons Have a Negative Mass?

Sound has negative mass, and all around you it's drifting up, up and away — albeit very slowly.<p>That's the conclusion of a paper submitted on July 23 …

Physics

Trump Tweeted Before "Unite The Right 2" About The Charlottesville "Riots" & Twitter Is Livid

White supremacists are getting ready for "Unite the Right 2," an anniversary event of the violent rally that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, …

Rights & Freedoms

How to Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy

Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy<p>Step 1<p>Order your windmill building plans as well as the DC motor. See the Resources section for a …

Windmill

Woman held in Dubai with daughter after drinking wine on flight

A woman was detained in Dubai for three days with her four-year-old daughter after drinking a complimentary glass of wine on a flight from London, an NGO has said.<p>Ellie Holman, a dentist originally from Sweden who lives in Sevenoaks, Kent, with her English partner, Gary, and their three children, …

Human Rights

Republicans Projected to Pick up Seventy Seats in Prison

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a development that could dramatically change the composition of the federal penitentiary system, Republicans are projected to pick up as many as seventy seats in prison, a leading incarceration expert said on Thursday.<p>“Prognostication is an inexact science,” …

Donald Trump

Tesla Says Its New Self-Driving Chip Is Finally Baked

Tesla's Model S sedan, the car company’s flagship vehicle, was first shown as a prototype in 2009, has been on sale since 2012, and, barring one …

Tesla

Molecular 'switch' controls how much muscle we build

To the frustration of many gym-goers, some people can build and maintain muscles with little to no effort, while others have to work twice as hard …

Medical Research

Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it's a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight (ITF), an offshoot of Imperial College London, have been working to bring to life nebulous and intangible technological advances in a way you've never seen before.<p>They have created a table of disruptive tech, taking inspiration from the periodic table of …

Imperial College London

Donald Trump taunts basketball's LeBron James in late night Twitter rant

Donald Trump attacked the basketball superstar LeBron James in a late-night Twitter rant on Friday about an interview the Los Angeles Lakers player did with Don Lemon on CNN.<p>Trump tweeted that Lemon “made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do”, in response to a conversation the two men had …

Donald Trump

Trump administration lifts ban on pesticides linked to declining bee numbers

The Trump administration has rescinded an Obama-era ban on the use of pesticides linked to declining bee populations and the cultivation of genetically modified crops in dozens of national wildlife refuges where farming is permitted.<p>Environmentalists, who had sued to bring about the two-year-old …

Pesticides

What we found in an undisturbed rainforest hidden on top of an African mountain

Atop Mount Lico in northern Mozambique is a site that few have had the pleasure of seeing—a hidden rainforest, protected by a steep circle of rock. Though the mountain was known to locals, the forest itself remained a secret until six years ago, when Julian Bayliss spotted it on satellite imagery. …

Ecology

News: App That Puts SpaceX Launches on Your Tabletop Boosts Augmented Reality's Flight into the Mainstream

The mainstreaming of augmented reality won't happen overnight, but it's becoming increasingly clear that traditional media is leading the charge in …

Augmented Reality

Retired astronaut Scott Kelly blasts Trump's 'Space Force' proposal

President Donald Trump's "Space Force" plan is out of this world — and not in a good way, a former top astronaut said Friday.<p>Retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly blasted Trump’s proposed space military branch during an interview with MSNBC, telling Stephanie Ruhle and Ali Velshi that he saw the …

Donald Trump

The universe's rate of expansion is in dispute – and we may need new physics to solve it

Next time you eat a blueberry (or chocolate chip) muffin consider what happened to the blueberries in the batter as it was baked. The blueberries …

Dark Matter

There Is an Absolutely Gigantic Rogue Planet Wandering Our Galactic Neighbourhood

It can teach us so much.<p>There is a very strange object floating around our stellar neighbourhood and it has astronomers intrigued.<p>It's very large, …

Universe

The NRA Says It’s in Deep Financial Trouble, May Be ‘Unable to Exist’

The National Rifle Association warns that it is in grave financial jeopardy, according to a recent court filing obtained by <i>Rolling Stone,</i> and that it …

Guns

We're Going to Die in Record Numbers as Heatwaves Bake The World, First Global Study Shows

Be alarmed.<p>Mounting science is painting a very bleak picture of a future of soaring temperatures, and the accompanying death toll those soaring …

Climate Change

This Type of Workout Can Help You Avoid Back Pain

"The truth is, the spine is a robust structure. We're just using it incorrectly."<p>Most people think that the human spine is one of evolution’s great flaws. After all, around 80 percent of adults suffer from lower-back pain. What more evidence do you need? The truth is, the spine is a robust …

Exercise

NASA finds 3D-printed houses we could use on Mars

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and more talk big about getting humans on Mars. NASA , meanwhile, sorts out what those new Martians are going to live <i>in</i>.<p>The space agency last week announced five finalist teams who've designed sustainable shelters for Mars' atmosphere and landscape, designs capable of being …

Northwestern University

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