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Inhabitat's Week in Green: biofuel, supersonic submarine and a 3D-printed home

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Mobile technology continues to expand and evolve, but until we develop a way to charge our devices on the go, we'll continue to jockey for outlets at airports …

Dozens die as fighting intensifies in Gaza; children killed at refugee camp

Despite calls for a new cease-fire, fighting intensified in Gaza on Monday and Tuesday morning, with Palestinians saying more than two dozen people died as rockets or mortars struck a refugee camp, a hospital and the center of Gaza City.<p>Eighteen people died as powerful and continuous air strikes …

Gaza pounded by Israel after Netanyahu promises prolonged battle

Gaza endured a night of relentless bombardment that brought some of the heaviest pounding since the start of the conflict three weeks ago, in the hours after the Israeli political and military leadership warned of a protracted offensive.<p>Palestinian officials say more than 110 people have been …

Two more mysterious holes discovered in remote Siberia

Researchers want to investigate two more mysterious holes found by reindeer herders in the Siberian wilderness<p>Researchers investigating a mysterious hole in the remote Siberian tundra might be busy over the next few weeks.<p>Two more formations, which are similar in appearance to the first, have been …

The Good, The Bad And The In-Between Of Bungie's 'Destiny' Beta

For those following along, you’ll realize that yes, this is a follow-up to my lengthy article on Destiny’s alpha I posted earlier this summer under a nearly identical name. I thought that format was effective for analysis, and so I figured I’d repeat it here. Though this probably won’t be nearly as …

More than 660 dead from Ebola in West Africa as virus continues to spread

Sierra Leone has become the new epicentre for the Ebola virus outbreak which is continuing to grow.<p>As of 20 July there had been 660 deaths in West Africa according to the latest figures from the World Health Organisation (WHO.)<p>It’s the worst outbreak of the disease ever recorded. And it seems …

Nine Britons among dead in Malaysia Airlines crash

Nine Britons were among the 298 passengers killed when a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down over Ukraine, officials for the airline confirmed<p>Nine Britons were among 298 people killed yesterday when a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was apparently shot down over war-torn Ukraine.<p>Pro-Russian …

Here's The Rocket That Ukrainian Separatists Allegedly Used To Shoot Down The Passenger Plane

The Ukrainian government first claimed that a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane that crashed eastern Ukraine was shot down by Russian forces with a Buk Missile, while a recent report claims it was the pro-Russia separatists who used the same weapon.<p>Development of the Buk Missile system was first …

What is the Caliphate?

Most Westerners have only the dimmest idea of what the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) claims to have set up on the desert flats and …

Soccer

Ranking the first 16 matches of the 2014 World Cup

The World Cup kicks off on Thursday, and the Eye On World Cup has ranked the first matches for each team for you.<p><b>More World Cup: Group Previews |</b> …

Michael Jackson: Intimate Photos From the King of Pop’s Teenage Years

Piano Boy<p>"This is Michael in his family's music room," says Britt. "It was in one of the sheds around their estate in Los Angeles. There were drums, …

Men's Final in Pictures

From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

At a distance, the two soldiers look pretty much the same. But up close, the parallels fall away as what was new and cutting edge in 1944 looks almost impossibly simple by comparison in 2014.<p>Today is June 6, the 70th anniversary of D-Day, perhaps the most important day in the history of American …

As Brazil Barrels Toward World Cup, Brazilians Aren't Feeling It

The stadium where the opening game of the World Cup will be played is a gleaming monument to the world's favorite sport, soccer. The Corinthians Arena — named after one of Brazil's most famous teams, which will take it over — has been built from scratch and boasts a massive LCD screen and …

OS X Yosemite brings second sighting of new, retina display iMacs

New iMac models were referenced in last week’s OS X Mavericks software update and now similar code in OS X Yosemite reinforces it: Apple(s aapl) is …

December 2012

Hawaiʻi Selected to Host IUCN World Conservation Congress in 2016

Human Journey<p>The IUCN World Conservation Congress is theworld’s largest and most important conservation event. Held every four years, it aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social and economic development on a global scale. It includes leaders from governments, the …

All The Ways Nanotech Could Fix Our Bodies In The Future

The nano-scale holds a lot of promise for fixing human defects. From nano-particles that transport drugs to the brain and the inner ear, to biosensor implants that track vital signs and deliver drugs, nanotechnology’s potential medical uses are limitless.<p>This infographic is a trip round the body …