Vilasini Mahesh

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It’s Big and Long-Lived, and It Won’t Catch Fire: The Vanadium Redox-⁠Flow Battery

Move over, lithium ion: Vanadium flow batteries finally become competitive for grid-scale energy storage Photo: Rongke Power <b>Go Big:</b> This factory …

Pani Puri: A Dribbly, Joyful Mess

LOS ANGELES — I grew up thinking my mom was the pinnacle of virtue. When I was young, she told me that she had lied only once (a lie in itself). The story of that lie was of mythic importance to our family: When my mother was a kid in Kolkata, India, there was a “pani puri” cart across the street …

Chaat

It's Official: Time Crystals Are a New State of Matter, And Now We Can Create Them

Peer-review has spoken.<p>Earlier this year, physicists had put together a blueprint for how to make and measure time crystals - a bizarre state of …

Top 10 Paris restaurants for €10 a head

With the traditional Parisian brasserie in decline, a new website is pointing diners to alternative cheap eats. The founders of Les Petites Tables show us where to dine well on a shoestring<p>‘No kebabs, no sandwiches - that’s our rule. Apart from that, if it’s good we’ll consider it.” Romain …

France

These DIY Eco-Friendly 'Air Conditioners' Are Cooling Down Bangladesh

Out in the sticks of Bangladesh, the threat of flooding means that 70 percent of the population live in corrugated tin huts, most of which aren’t …

How to make plastic from CO2 and plants - Futurity

A novel way to make plastic from carbon dioxide (CO2) and inedible plant material could provide a low-carbon alternative to plastic bottles.

Carbon Dioxide

Drumpf Twitterbot learns to imitate Trump via deep-learning algorithm

Presidential candidate Donald Trump gets the Recurrent Neural Network treatment as a bot tweets what it thinks he may say based on his speeches.<p>Sometimes politicians say things they wish they could take back, especially online. And in other cases, their words become the kind of fodder comedians …

Donald Trump

Like a local: Helsinki

If you thought Helsinki was little more than the introvert of the Scandinavian family, then think again. It’s true the city has at times been weighed …