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NYC man faces second work suspension for talking like robot

An employee of the New York City health department is facing a second work suspension for the offence of talking like a robot.<p>Ronald Dillon, 67, was …

27 of the coolest new buildings on the planet

The World Architecture Festival — held this year in Singapore — won't name 2015's Building of the Year until November, but the nominations are officially in.<p>With 338 buildings in the running, we combed through the contenders and made our own shortlist. From a ribbon-inspired wedding chapel in …

Two guys experience porn in virtual reality and have wildly different reactions

So far, we've mostly seen games, but two lucky men were recently able to experience pornography in virtual reality. And both men had vastly different experiences.<p>After playing a few games with Samsung's Gear VR, Kotaku's Nathan Grayson was given a chance to try out virtual reality porn thanks to …

Ending the Big Electric Bill Era

The vast majority of consumers want to save energy (83 percent of U.S. consumers said so last year), and macro trends in electric consumption certify …

Oscar-nominated “No” Salutes The Ad Campaign That Threw Out A Dictator

Filmmaker Pablo Larrain recalls the unusual ad campaign that changed his life, and the life of Chile.<p>Pablo Larrain was 12 years old when he first saw the TV commercial that changed his life. “I remember it was a sort of grey, sad environment in Chile at that time. What these ad guys opened up was a …

Watch Opower Founder’s TED Talk on the Behavioral Science of Efficiency

Since 2007, Opower has become a household name in the efficiency world -- evolving from a company offering basic paper-based energy reports into one …

PG&E rewards UCSC for “green” energy savings at BioMedical building

Pacific Gas & Electric teamed up with UC Santa Cruz to help design energy-efficient labs in the new BioMedical Building.<p>But the company did more than …