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This Special Glass Could Allow Windows To Harvest Solar Power

Solar cells aren’t just big dark panels any more. Professor Richard Lunt, of Michigan State University, has developed transparent solar cells, which …

Michigan State University

Build your own mini wind turbine from printer parts

<b>Here's a fun little DIY project that can bring home the clean, quiet nature of wind energy.</b><p>For all the DIY-ers and parents and teachers who want to …

A Third of Oil Companies Could Go Bankrupt This Year

About a third of the world’s publicly-traded oil companies are at high risk of going bankrupt this year, according to a new report out …

Sustainable Business

The Best GIFs From the 2016 Grammy Awards

Before the 2016 Grammys even began, host LL Cool J was hyping the show’s performances, saying that they would be “trending for weeks to come.” And the Grammys’ five-time host wasn’t kidding. The night was chock-full of memorable onstage performances, including Kendrick Lamar’s pyrotechnic rendition …

GIF Animations

Pictures of the Week 2.11.16


The latest innovation in renewable energy is an army of huge, sunken turbines in Scotland’s wild seas

Take a map of Great Britain and draw a line between its extremities. Far to the southwest is Land’s End. In the northeast corner, your pen will fall into the sea at the windswept tip of Scotland, not far from John o’Groats. That’s the future site of the world’s biggest array of tidal …

Hydroelectric Power

How To Build An Oculus Rift Gaming PC For $300 Less Than Off-The-Shelf Systems

Oculus has revealed the initial batch of <b>Oculus Rift Ready PCs</b> from Dell, Asus, and Alienware, all of which are available to pre-order on February 16. But you can <b>build your own for about $300 less</b> than even the <i>cheapest</i> pre-built system from ASUS.<p>I’m going to show you two part lists. The first will …

Computer Hardware

This Chip Will Give Your Phone AI Modeled On The Human Brain

MIT’s “Eyeriss” chip would allow for neural networks to run locally on your phone without an Internet connection.<p>In computing, a neural network is a collection of processors that mimic the way the human brain works. Simply put, a neural network analyzes data, learns about it, and then decides how …

Artificial Intelligence

World's largest concentrated solar plant switches on in the Sahara

<b>(CNN) —</b> Morocco has switched on what will be the world's largest concentrated solar power plant.<p>The new site near the city of Ouarzazate -- famous as a filming location for Hollywood blockbusters like "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Gladiator" -- could produce enough energy to power over one million …

Renewable Energy