Andrew Galen

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Portable tiny house built from recycled water tanks can be towed by a bicycle

<b>Tiny houses come in all shapes and sizes, and are built from all sorts of materials, but this tiny house concept uses a novel approach to creating a</b> …

Startup Sakti3 says its battery could double the range of a Tesla Model S

It’s been quite awhile since we’ve heard anything from battery startup Sakti3. The seven-year-old University of Michigan spin-out has been heads down …

Tesla to allow iPhone to start Model S without key/fobs with v6.0 update

Tesla Motors, known for changing the automobile industry with its innovative electric cars, will update its Model S firmware in the coming months to allow owners to start and drive the Model S with only an iPhone. While it isn’t yet exactly certain how this will work, there is speculation that it …

Tiny accelerometer adds motion detection to clothes and cheap phones

Imagine a shirt or pants that can detect movement and tell you if that golf swing was weak or that jump shot was a bit lacking. That's the biggest goal of a company called mCube: to have its new and really tiny accelerometer embedded in clothing, though it could obviously be used for sports bands …

Using Oculus Rift to build immersive news experiences

In the online world more than ever, we're bombarded with news and imagery and the stories of strangers to the point that we can become numb to them. …

Regrowing a lost tail is cool, but turning blood cells into brain cells rules

Scientists study the ability of many species capable of regenerating parts of themselves, hoping that new medicine learned from these tricks could …

New study confirms that switching to wood construction from concrete or steel reduces CO2 emissions

A new study published in the Journal of Sustainable Forestry. Carbon, Fossil Fuel, and Biodiversity Mitigation With Wood and Forests, confirms that …