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The 15 most innovative countries in the world

The WEF looks at data on areas as varied as the soundness of banks to the sophistication of businesses in each country. It then uses the data to compile a picture of the economy of almost every country on earth.<p>One of the measures WEF looks at is innovation, which takes into account things like the …

Flow Battery Could Smooth Irregular Wind and Solar Energy Supply

Scientists in the US have developed an alkaline flow battery that they hope will help to tackle the tricky problem of storing energy from renewable …

Australian homes among first to get Tesla's Powerwall solar-energy battery

Company says 7kWH energy storage unit, which uses lithium-ion battery to store energy from rooftop solar panels, will be available by end of year<p>Australia will be one of the first countries in the world to get Tesla’s vaunted Powerwall battery storage system, as several other companies scramble to …

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Ahmed Mohamed is tired, excited to meet Obama – and wants his clock back

This week, the teenage inventor gained global attention after being arrested for bringing a clock he made to his high school in Irving, Texas<p>Above all else, Ahmed Mohamed wants some sleep.<p>Early Thursday afternoon, when he would be in school if he weren’t suspended, he curled his 14-year-old frame …

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How To Build A 400sqft Solar Powered Off Grid Cabin For $2k

Basic information on solar energy<p>Solar energy is one of the world’s best and largest natural resources. Solar power is said to be green since, in …

Aspen, Colorado, Just Became the Third U.S. City to Reach 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Aspen, Colorado, is the third city in the country to have reached 100 percent renewable energy use, including wind, solar and geothermal heat.<p>Burlington, Vermont, and Greensburg, Kansas, were the first two cities to claim their respective titles.<p>Aspen, Colorado. (Photo credit: Shutterstock)<p>“It was …

The World's 18 Strangest Hotels

For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. Here are the world's 18 strangest hotels.<p>The first thing every hotel developer considers before construction is "who is the guest, and why are they …

Android SDK tutorial for beginners

Android development starts with the Android SDK (Software Development Kit). While there are many different programming languages and a host of IDEs (Integrated Development Environments) you can use to create an app, the SDK is a constant.<p><i>Read Next</i>: Java tutorial for beginners<p>SDK provides a …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Wind energy gets blown away by shifting patterns in the West

Wind energy is butting up against the effects of sluggish weather in the West, where wind patterns have changed and renewable energy production is at …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1.</b><b>Hackers have released another dump of data from extramarital affairs site Ashley Madison — twice the size of the first one.</b> This new trove appears to include company emails and other internal data.<p><b>2. European authorities are ordering Google to remove links to news stories about the fact that</b> …

8 ideal workplace practices for entrepreneurs to follow

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>A happy workplace is a huge asset. In such places, something happens that transcends policies and practices. It isn’t what the companies are doing; it is …

Victoria to fast-track the construction of 50 new wind turbines worth $200m

Premier Daniel Andrews has moved in an opposite direction to Tony Abbott over renewable energy with a plan he says will create 1,000 jobs for regional Victoria<p>The Victorian government has set itself against the Coalition government over renewable energy by fast-tracking plans to build 50 new wind …

5 Startup Mistakes Entrepreneurs Can’t Afford to Make

The allure of being your own boss comes with a big risk: About 50 percent of all small businesses fail within five years, the Small Business …

Electric aircraft – the future of aviation or just wishful thinking?

Since the dawn of aviation, planes have primarily been powered by carbon-based fuels such as gasoline or kerosene. These contain a lot of energy for …

Amazon 'regime' making British staff physically and mentally ill, says union

GMB says staff at distribution centres across UK under pressure to be ‘above-average Amazon robots’, following US revelations<p>Staff at Amazon’s UK operation have developed physical and mental illnesses because of the “regimes” they work under, the GMB trade union has warned.<p>Employees at the online …