Andrew Wolf Jarrard

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What Exactly Is Zika Virus—and Should You Be Worried?

Before you wrap your entire family in mosquito netting, give this a read.<p>You may not have heard about the Zika virus yet, but the World Health Organization is now saying the virus is "spreading explosively" in the Americas. And because Zika spreads via mosquitos, the Centers for Disease Control and …

IBM’s Watson Can Figure Out A Lot About You–Just By Looking At Your Social Media

IBM’s Watson team–and anyone using their API– can infer dozens of traits about your personality just from your social media posts.<p>IBM’s Watson computer has branched out into social media consulting.<p>IBM recently worked with NPR tech reporter Aarti Shahani to analyze Shahani’s personality based on …

5 Benefits of Getting Outside the Home Office Every Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no surprise that a lot of entrepreneurs work from home. With today’s technology, offices can exist virtually and business can proceed the same as if it occurred in a brick and mortar office.<p>Since it is so conveniently located at …

The Revenant Is Brutal to Watch, But You Need to See It

DiCaprio's pain goes beyond performance.<p>It has become a cliché to bitch and moan about the state of movies. Creatively and financially, the argument goes, the glory days of film are in the long-vanished past, locked in one of Hollywood's golden ages or in the revenue streams that flowed without …

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New Replica Cars Don't Have to Follow U.S. Safety Laws

Replica automakers that sell fully assembled cars no longer have to abide by federal safety standards, according to a section in the 490-page highway bill that passed this month.<p>Replicas and restomods—such as those built by Singer and Icon—are officially exempt from costly certification standards …

Having Sex Twice an Hour May Triple Men's Fertility

Having Sex Twice an Hour May Triple Men's FertilityPolish actress Izabella Scorupco films a love scene with Irish actor Pierce Brosnan for the James …

Forget Wi-Fi: You may soon access the internet via ordinary light bulbs

Light-speed internet may be upon us. A technology called “Li-Fi” uses light waves from ordinary LED light bulbs to deliver internet connectivity that that is cheaper, more secure and 100 times faster that broadband internet.<p>Velmini—a tech company in Tallinn, Estonia—is the first to test visible …

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Climate change,Climate change,Science,COP 21: UN climate change conference | Paris,Greenhouse gas emissions,Global climate talks,Environment,Economic policy,Politics<p>Economic growth is tearing the planet apart, and new research suggests that it can’t be reconciled with sustainability<p>We can have it …

Fossil Fuels

This Sleek Startup Airplane Is the Cobalt Co50 Valkyrie

The canard is back.<p>There's a new black bird on the horizon. This is the Cobalt Co50 Valkyrie, a new five-seat canard-style aircraft for the refined aviating millionaire. The single engine piston airplane will top out at 260 knots (300 miles per hour) thanks to its 350 horsepower, with a range of …

Aviation

uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible

It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology. So rather than let the rumors swirl, today uBeam revealed a bunch of details about how far, how …

The end of the economic world has begun

A few weeks ago, it looked as though the end of the world had begun.<p>We are talking, of course, about the world in which credit, stocks, and central-bank reputations only go up.<p>But after a big fright in August, investors recovered their relaxed madness. They concluded that there was nothing to worry …

The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

The Case For Optimism About The Future Of The Planet

A sustainable future is not only possible, but will be better to live in. But it’s going to require some radical change.<p>It’s easy to look at the long list of problems facing the environment–mass extinction, dying oceans, climate change–and wonder whether things might have gone a little too far to …

21 Healthy Breakfast Recipes That Aren’t Eggs

Eggs taste delicious, look delicious and are super high in protein, so they keep a ravenous appetite at bay on any given morning (or evening, if you like breakfast for dinner .) But if you want to tone it down on the cholesterol, it’s probably not wise to eat an egg or two <i>every</i> single day. If you …

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4 unbelievable chemical substances humans have discovered

Scientists create and discover new materials all the time. But few are so jaw-droppingly cool that they deserve to be recognized.<p>From mindbendingly lightweight solids used by NASA to metals that melt in your hand, here are a few of the neatest chemicals around, sourced from this Quora …

Boeing just patented a jet engine powered by lasers and nuclear explosions

With airplane makers constantly on the lookout for new and more efficient ways to power their products, this laser engine is the latest idea cooked up by the engineers at Boeing.<p>Modern airliners such as the Boeing Dreamliner are powered by multiple turbofan engines. These engines deploy a series of …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

How Toyota Turned a Sienna into the World's Most Bad-Ass Minivan

Back in June, Toyota first showed the world this wild-child Sienna, which it dubbed Ultimate Utility Vehicle. Since then, the former minivan turned beastly off-roader has been touring the country as part of the company’s Ever-Better Expedition, sort of a team-building exercise. Now it’s pulling in …

6 Brutally Tough Workouts You Can Do on Your Lunch Break

Fair warning: They’ll kick your ass<p>A workout doesn’t have to be long to be tough. These quick 20 to 30 minute workouts from Gym Jones are testaments to that. They’re short, but incredibly brutal and unforgiving. Are you game?<p>If you want something even quicker, check out <b>The Unbelievable 4-Minute</b> …

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Job hunting, Tinder style – must have thumb, no experience required

In the three years since the release of dating app Tinder, there has been a flood of swipe-happy solutions to our daily gripes. Launched in the UK last week, SelfieJobs is the latest addition to an ever-expanding list, shoehorning the jobseeking process into a snappy, Tinder-style …

Apps

Yes, We Should Let Motorcycles Ride Between Cars

Every California driver's seen it: While you're sitting in your car on the freeway, creeping through traffic, one motorcyclist after another zips by, …

Carbon Emissions

If Tesla's new solar power batteries are as good as its cars, they could be a game changer

If you’re one of the millions of people around the world who’ve put solar panels on your roof, you're never happy about cloudy weather. No sun means no power.<p>That in itself is old news, and a problem plenty of people are working on. But now a big name is trying to come up with a way to crack the …

Clean Energy

Here's How Long Tesla's Powerwall Could Run Each Appliance in Your Home

How many iPhone charges in a Powerwall?<p>Tesla's new Powerwall batteries are huge, expensive, and powerful. The largest has a capacity of 10 kWh—roughly 1,000 times more than the battery in your phone. These batteries are <i>gigantic.</i> But how much energy is that really, in terms you can fathom?<p><i>All the</i> …

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Cree develops light-guide based LED fixtures for offices and garages (UPDATED)

<i>WaveMax edge-lit optics deliver lighting in two directions and enable sleek LED-based luminaire designs for high-end office space and optimized</i> …

Tesla Ventures Into Solar Power Storage for Home and Business

In recent years, the fast-growing popularity of solar panels has intensified a central challenge: how to use the sun’s energy when it isn’t shining.<p>Now, Tesla Motors, the maker of luxury electric sedans, says it is taking a big step toward meeting that challenge with a fleet of battery systems …

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Tesla's Powerwall Leads the Charge for Self-Powered Homes

People have been trying to live off the grid for as long as there had been a grid to leave behind. The latest advance from the electric masterminds at Tesla — a cheap, safe battery called the Powerwall that stores cheap energy for use later — may be just the thing to nudge this community from the …

Clean Energy

Watch Elon Musk deliver the best tech keynote I've ever seen

I've watched a lot of handsomely paid CEOs get on stages for keynote presentations over the past decade, and none were as good as the one I saw Elon Musk give Thursday night in California as he introduced Tesla's new battery system. I'm sure many people will disagree — I mean, how can you compete …

Tesla's huge new batteries will store power for Amazon, Target, and others

Elon Musk only announced Tesla's new Powerpack system tonight, but the company has already done deals with some of America's biggest companies to supply them with the new technology. Both Amazon and Target are rolling out pilot programs that will use Tesla's 100 kWh battery blocks, along with …

Tesla Powerwall Home Battery

You might have solar panels on your home. You might not. You're probably going to want a Tesla Powerwall Home Battery anyway. Capable of connecting …