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Alliander, Enexis en Stedin starten test

<b>Geen aardgas meer binnen de bebouwde omgeving, maar groen waterstofgas. Of dat een praktisch bruikbare oplossing is, wordt met medewerking van</b> …

Why Quantum Computers Will Be Super Awesome, Someday

Satya Nadella, the chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., calls quantum computing one of three emerging technologies that will radically reshape …

Quantum Computing

Wireless charging of vehicles now possible with concrete breakthrough

A new breakthrough in concrete by Australian advanced materials technology company, Talga Resources promises to revolutionise a broad range of …

Engineering

Skyscrapers could soon generate their own power, thanks to see-through solar cells

Lance Wheeler looks at glassy skyscrapers and sees untapped potential. Houses and office buildings, he says, account for 75% of electricity use in …

Clean Energy

3D geprinte betonnen huizen in Eindhoven volgend jaar bewoonbaar

Mobiele printers die een huis kunnen printen bestonden natuurlijk al, maar in Eindhoven werd vorige week aangekondigd dat er een primeur kwam in de …

Ultra-capacitor hybrid radically boosts power and efficiency of lithium batteries

Nawa Technologies' core product is a new type of carbon ultra-capacitor with a set of remarkable advantages over typical lithium-ion battery …

Clean Energy

Albert Einstein’s best ideas came when he was aimless. Yours can too

Busy people don’t have epiphanies. Great realizations occur when we’re chilling—staring up at the sky, out at the sea, or wandering among trees.<p>Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein is perhaps the best proof of this truth. Einstein is known for publishing “the most beautiful of theories” …

Physics

Scientists use graphene to squeeze light to just one atom thick paving the way for tiny switches and sensors

Breakthrough in light compression heralds dawn of a new age of technological possibilities<p>Graphene is regarded as one of the ultimate materials we …

Nanotech

Graphene-reinforced concrete is "more than twice as strong" say scientists

UK scientists have found a way to incorporate wonder-material graphene into concrete, greatly increasing the material's strength and water resistance.<p>…

'Game changing' graphene concrete is twice as strong and better for the planet

Add concrete to the list of things graphene can improve. Scientists at the University of Exeter‘s Center for Graphene Science developed a new …

Spike puts laser measurement hardware on the back of a smartphone

Spike builds on the company's established GIS (geographic information systems) tools, which were used by the UN in the wake of natural disasters such …

Revolutionary Carbon Capture Method Makes Building Materials Out of Emissions

Not Just Storage<p>Australian firm Mineral Carbonation International (MCi) recently demonstrated the potential of a unique carbon capture and storage …

Doorbraaktechnologie energieopslag schaalt op in Flevoland

<b>De Arnhemse startup Elestor installeert in de gemeente Noordoostpolder een flowbatterij met een vermogen van 50 kilowatt. Het innovatieve</b> …

EverUse maakt circulaire isolatie van papierafval - Nederland circulair

<b>EverUse produceert een innovatief, circulair isolatiemateriaal van papierafval. Daarmee komt de droom van de oprichters uit. Zij zagen dat elke</b> …

Installatie van Friese onderneming produceert vraaggestuurd en efficiënt waterstof

De eerste waterstofinstallatie is inmiddels in bedrijf bij Zwembad Mounewetter in Witmarsum. Tieluk heeft daar een unit geplaatst waarin op lage druk …

Circulair cement uit oud beton

Ruim tien jaar geleden bedacht Ko Schenk een manier om cement uit oud beton te halen maar de tijd was er niet rijp voor. Inmiddels zijn de bordjes …

What You Really Need to Do to Make Your Employees Happy (No, It's Not More Money)

Deep down, every human being wants to find meaning in his or her work.<p>Want to inspire your employees to perform at levels you've never imagined?<p>In <i>Give and Take</i>, Adam Grant says that when people find purpose in their work it will not only improve that person's happiness, it will boost …

Fundraising

An outstanding modern home in the countryside

We love to show you some of the more unusual homes that are being built and today, we think we've really hit the jackpot! From the front, this home …

Wood Pallet Project Ideas - Do It Yourself

<b>Get inspired to build with these wood pallet project ideas, including an outdoor loveseat and an easily movable table.</b><p>June 19, 2013<p><i>By Chris</i> …

SEED: new film exposes startling loss of biodiversity in global crops

If you’ve taken a look around the produce aisle at your local grocery store, you’re lucky if you find more than two or three varieties of common …

The Fine Art of Decluttering

Easing into a nomadic lifestyle is about figuring out the things you need and the ones you don’t, the comforts you want and those you can do without. Then you eschew all the crap that’s at home—clogging up your life and existence. In a 23-foot trailer, there’s only room for the necessities.<p>For us, …

7 killer features in Chevrolet's new $30,000 electric car

In the Bolt, you'll be able to drive 238 miles per charge. That beats Tesla's Model 3 range of 215 miles.<p>GM's car, which goes into production this year, will beat Tesla's Model 3 to market too. The Model 3 isn't set to go into production until late 2017.<p>The Bolt will cost about $30,000, after a …

44 pallets ideas you can directly copy

You must know by now how much we love a bargain hack and we don't think many DIY projects are as impactful or easy and low-cost as creating pallet …

Airstream Basecamp: The Airstream You Can Pull Behind A Subaru

The iconic Airstream silver bullet just got smaller, good news if you don’t drive a full-size pickup.<p><b>Airstream today announced the launch of its</b> …

10 alternatives to Gotham

Originally a commission for GQ magazine, Tobias Frere-Jones' Gotham has become one of the biggest typographical success stories of the past decade. …

Bizarre Ways to Keep Eggs Fresh -- Without a Refrigerator--for Years

<i>Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons</i><p>In the centuries before refrigeration, folks cooked up some pretty inventive (or, shall we say, strange) ways of preserving fresh food. We took a look at several methods for keeping uncooked eggs fresh for years on end--at least according to a 19th-century …

12 Key Principles of Goal-Oriented Personal Finance

Different people approach personal finance in different ways.<p>Some people simply like to follow “rules,” like “put 10% of your money toward …

goaloriented

LEMON: waterproof speaker op zonne-energie

De California Roll van LEMON is een draadloze speaker, maar dit is wel een hele bijzondere. LEMON werkt namelijk op zonne-energie en is waterproof! …

Are we ready for an electric chopper?

Are electric bikes the future? We’re not sure—but with EU regulations getting progressively more restrictive, it’s not completely unfathomable.<p>If that day ever comes, put us down for one of these. Yes, you’re looking at an electric chopper—and a damn pretty one at that.<p>It’s the brainchild of …

Mountain Biking