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New discoveries about photosynthesis may lead to solar cells of the future

For the first time, researchers have successfully measured in detail the flow of solar energy, in and between different parts of a photosynthetic …

22 ways to cut your energy bills this winter

Winter is here! Despite many Australians opting not to heat their homes to the point of complete comfort, many of us will still receive a nasty …

Rainforest House

Set on a mountainside overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the Rainforest House manages to blend into the surroundings despite it monolithic, rectangular …

caramel architects' poolside family home overlooks city in austria

<b>caramel architects’ poolside family home overlooks city in austria</b><br>all images © martin pröll<p><b>completed by caramel architects, ‘house e’ is built on a</b> …

These $150,000 Prefab Houses Don’t Need Any Energy From The Grid

Deltec’s factory-built houses get their power from solar panels—and incredible gains in efficiency.<p>When a home-building company called Deltec Homes first launched in 1968, they focused on designing houses that could survive a hurricane. Now one of their main focuses is a different challenge—how to …

Skyscrapers could soon be held together with glue, claim architects

Composite materials and adhesives could "revolutionise" construction and lead to entire towers being glued together, according to American architect …

Carbon Fiber

These prefabricated mnmMOD wall panels could revolutionize the way we build

Imagine a building material that isn't only beautiful, but promotes energy efficiency, so you save money heating and cooling your home. Now imagine …

Thatch-covered Enterprise Centre may be the world's greenest building

Not long ago the American plastics industry and the American Chemistry Council were at war with the US Green Building Council over the fact that they …

Prefab Homes

12 places to escape the smog: the world's best car-free islands

This transparent solar-powered battery looks like a futuristic Tony Stark invention

Remember Iron Man’s transparent smartphones? They might become reality sooner than you think thanks to an unusual new type of battery that’s not only …

Clean Energy

New way to store solar energy could lead to more common solar cell usage

A working cell from Switzer’s research, with gas evolution. Photo by Sam O’Keefe, Missouri S&T.<p>Researchers at Missouri University of Science and …

Brooklyn Outfitters Launches Outdoor Gear Line with Locally-Made Packs

1/11<p>PeopleTowels Winners Lead<p>And now for the moment you've all been waiting for! Last month we announced the talented finalists who made it through …

The Duggars Are Reportedly Broke And Begging Their Fans To Donate Cash

After the cancellation of TLC’s <i>19 Kids and Counting</i>, the Duggar family lost an ungodly amount of income. Estimates say their financial house will lose $25 million in future earnings, since the family received $45,000 per episode. This won’t stop the family from continuing to churn out kids. Josh …

Here’s a Breathtaking 4K, 360° Video That Takes You Around the World

There are times when videographers capture views of our world that inspire a sense of awe and wonder. Immersive Media succeeds in doing that with …