Sebastian Strassburg

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Meghan Markle's Favorite Breakfast Recipes

How to Eat Breakfast Like Meghan Markle<p>Who knew the princess-to-be was such a foodie?<p>April 21, 2018<p>The most tragic thing about Meghan Markle's …

Breakfast

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

Manchester

New 3 in 1 Roof solar tiles power your house for half the price of a Tesla roof

Tesla is getting all the attention when it comes to solar roofs, but some competitors out there are innovating in ways that even Elon Musk hasn’t …

Tesla

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

Luxury camper van can go off grid for days

And it’s for sale!<p>The outdoors world is chock-full of DIY conversion vans, (it’s a big reason why we started a brand-new van-focused community group) and many of them are marvels of ingenuity and sweat equity. But sometimes you need to turn to the professionals for a van with all the luxuries of …

RVs

This hexagonal indoor farm grows more food in less space with 90% less water

Hexagro‘s Living Farming Tree is a groundbreaking indoor garden that uses technology to grow food faster using less space. The innovative design …

Aquaponics

Compact self-sufficient house has a terraced roof garden

One can create a more self-sufficient home through a variety of ways: it might mean installing a system of solar panels or a way to harvest …

Architecture

These Cheap Paper Water Filters Remove Lead, Arsenic, and Bacteria

Just pour water through the Mesopaper and it does the rest.<p>On a visit to Bangladesh in 2011–where an estimated 20 million people are exposed to arsenic in local drinking water–scientist Liangjie Dong worked with a team to teach residents how to use a filtration system he designed that could make …

Particles

How Blockchain And Batteries Flipped A Power-Line Developer To Microgrids

Ed Krapels is a curious sort of electrical-transmission developer who thinks we don’t need to develop more transmission.<p>“We need less transmission in the future, but we need better-located and better-sited transmission,” the founder and CEO of Boston-based Anbaric Development Partners told me last …

Eco-Friendly Insulation Offers Thermal Performance, Sound Absorption and Fire Resistance at the Same Time

With the aim of promoting more efficient ways to isolate and protect building envelopes, the Chilean team Rootman has developed Thermoroot; a …

This man turned an abandoned village into a luxury mountain retreat

Nestled high in the peaceful Troodos mountains, Casale Panayiotis resort in Cyprus was created to restore and preserve Kalopanayiotis village, which …

This Renewable 'Instant Coal' Could Be The Fuel of The Future

It's highly efficient.<p>The world is shifting from fossil fuels to renewable energy in a big way right now, but a group of scientists has come up with …

This weird $9 trick increases solar panel efficiency 5-17%

Mega Sunergy released a new “multi shingled array module” 315W solar panel design that increases the efficiency of a standard solar panel by up to 17%. The company has changed how they lay out the 60 individual solar cells within the solar panel. Instead of perfectly spacing those 60 out – with …

Solar Power

America Heads Toward Solar Energy Tariffs, Will This Derail Environmentalists?

The first half of 2017 represented a huge increase in solar energy usage worldwide. The U.S. also headed in an Eco-friendly direction by boosting …

Solar Power

Pacific Drone Challenge™: 4500 Miles Across the Pacific – Non-Stop and Unmanned

Two competing teams from the United States and Japan will fly their drones across the Pacific Ocean to test the endurance and capability of their …

Drones

Futuristic solar home hidden inside 18th-century stone ruins

The stone ruins of an 18th-century Scottish farmhouse have been brought back to life as the envelope for a surprisingly modern solar-powered home. …

‘Star Wars’-Style Police Hoverbikes Will Soon Guard The Streets Of Dubai

The Dubai police force announced that their officers will soon patrol the streets of Dubai using electric police hoverbikes. The announcement was …

World Trade Center

In 5 Years, Batteries Will Blanket The U.S., Duke Executive Says

Five years. That’s how soon batteries can be expected to sprout all over the electric grid as utilities and homeowners drop in on a wave of falling prices, a Duke Energy executive said in Chicago Thursday.<p>“There’s going to be a lot of excitement around batteries in the next five years. And I would …

Business Development

Inside a $175,000 build-your-own ski lodge

Humans face 'mass extinction' if action isn't taken in the next 20 years

The human race is facing the possibility of mass extinction if measures are not taken in the next 20 years, scientists have warned.<p>Humans and …

Extinction
France

Meet Relive, a startup that uses data to turn your outdoor activities into 3D animated videos

Relive, a Dutch startup that has been flying a little under the tech media radar until now, might just be onto something. Inspired by its founders’ experience during a cycling trip whilst on holiday in Tenerife early last year, the company turns activity data, such as that garnered from devices …

Tour de France

Affordable solar power is coming to low-income minority neighborhoods

Lower electric bills are the big attraction for financially stressed families<p>In the predominantly African-American neighborhood of Broadway Heights …

Solar Power

Water-smart farming: how hydroponics and drip irrigation are feeding Australia

How energy-smart technology is allowing fresh vegetables to be grown in arid, isolated communities. Our Future of farming series is looking at the people, places and innovations in sustainable agribusiness in Australia<p>• Food security: the gene banks future-proofing Australian agriculture • The …

Farming

'We've left junk everywhere': why space pollution could be humanity's next big problem

With satellites under threat from collisions, a former lieutenant is now focused on technology that can remove space debris<p>Jason Held rekindled his love for space while lying in a ditch in Bosnia in 1996, where he was one of 16,500 US troops deployed on a peacekeeping mission at the end of the …

Space Exploration

Bunker Sales Spike as Some Prepare for Worst Amid Uncertainty

A Texas businessman whose trade is in survival says the Trump administration has been a boon to his bottom line. Clyde Scott of Rising S Company in Texas says orders for survival shelters have doubled amid political uncertainty.<p>"During the Obama administration our sales went up 250 percent. In the …

Trump Administration

Five maps that show exactly what's going on with London's housing market

With the UK having endured a prolonged period of low interest rates, London's property market has been one of the most reliable places for investment in recent years.<p>However, rising prices have led to higher stamp duty fees and as of April 2016 anyone wishing to purchase a second home in the …

Scientists made a detailed “roadmap” for meeting the Paris climate goals. It’s eye-opening.

Back in 2015, the world’s governments met in Paris and agreed to keep global warming below 2°C, to avoid the worst risks of a hotter planet. See here for background on why, but that’s the goal. For context, the planet’s warmed ~1°C since the 19th century.<p>One problem with framing the goal this way, …

Want to Go Backpacking? Now It’s Easy for Anyone to Rent the Gear.

The biggest barrier between most people and a backpacking trip isn’t the physical exertion, the time off, or a fear or bears: it’s the cost and difficult of obtaining the necessary gear. If you don’t already own a backpack, tent, sleeping bag, etc, purchasing all of that isn’t just expensive, it …

Backpacking

This Brilliant Solar Panel System Might Put a Huge Kink in President Trump's Coal Plans | Inc.com

Under the ink of President Donald Trump's America First Energy Plan, the fate of the solar industry is suffering a shoulder shrug period of uncertainty. But that isn't stopping major companies within the solar industry from pushing forward and asserting that the foundation for a shift to renewables …

Donald Trump