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UK switches on the world's largest wind turbines

The largest wind turbines in the world have recently started producing energy for the UK. Dong Energy, the Danish company behind the project, has recently switched on the 32 gigantic structures in Liverpool Bay. The turbines are taller than some skyscrapers at 640 feet and have 262-foot-long blades …

Hydroelectric Power

Our Quest to Find a One-Sided Magnet Just Took an Unexpected Turn

Why do all magnets have two poles?<p>Of the many 'white whales' that theoretical physicists are pursuing, the elusive magnetic monopole - a magnetic …

Physics

Create Your Own Eye-Catching, Shareable Infographics Fast With These 6 Online Tools

When all your competitors are doing content marketing, standing out is a challenge. Infographics can give you that extra edge, especially with …

Solar or Coal? The Energy India Picks May Decide Earth’s Fate | WIRED

A<p>few minutes after I meet E. V. R. Raju, a vision pops into my head. I can see him on one of those lists of the World’s Most Important People …

Massive Windows 10 Update Has 10 Great Secret Features

With all the ongoing (and justifiable) controversies surrounding Windows 10, it is easy to forget that it is a very promising operating system. It also took a big step forward yesterday with the release of ‘Threshold 2’, Microsoft’s biggest Windows 10 update so far (all 4GB of it). Inside are a …

The biological secrets that make Sherpas superhuman mountaineers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mount Everest is the ultimate test for adventurers trying to test their boundaries, but when it comes to climbing this natural monument, one group of people excel -- Sherpas.<p>The Sherpa people are an ethnic group from Nepal who have lived in the high altitudes of the Himalayas for …

Facebook Moves Into Its New Garden-Roofed Fantasyland

Lori Goler compares it to The High Line in New York City.<p>The roof of the new Facebook building, about 70-feet up, offers a winding walk through nine …

Apple Watch: The Secret History of the iPhone Killer | WIRED

In early 2013, Kevin Lynch accepted a job offer from Apple. Funny thing about the offer: It didn’t say what he would be doing. So intense is Apple’s …

Google will fly a crazy, plane-like, 84-foot wind turbine next month

Astro Teller tells the crowd at SXSW that the 28-foot versions didn't crash<p>Google plans to fly an 84-foot wind turbine next month, according to Google X's Astro Teller, who spoke at SXSW today.<p>Google's wind turbines don't look like the ones you might see along the US coastline. They're more like …

Wind Power

No, Really, the PC Is Dying and It's Not Coming Back

A little while back, we started to hear a few voices speaking up against the drumbeat of doom. No, PCs weren't dead. They were maybe even coming back.<p>…

7 Common Mistakes Companies Make With Google AdWords

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you want to send paid traffic to your website? That’s great! Given the amount of digital noise online today, expanding your digital marketing campaigns by putting your message directly in front of your target audience with …

AdWords

The revolution wasn't televised: The early days of YouTube

A decade ago, Netflix meant DVDs by mail, video referred to TV and the Internet meant simple text and pictures.<p>All that changed in about 20 months. …

Today I Data Mined the 17 Most Interesting Facts in the World

If you wanted to build an algorithm to find the most interesting facts in the world, how would you do it? Since it seems that the modern media …

Charlie Chaplin

12 Reasons You Should Have Sex With Your Partner Every Day

Are you stressed? Struggling to sleep? Turns out there are a number of ailments that can be cured simply by having sex regularly. Here are twelve …

How Crazy Am I to Think I Actually Know Where That Malaysia Airlines Plane Is?

How crazy am I to think<p>I actually know where<p>that Malaysia Airlines plane is?*<p>*Kinda crazy. (But also maybe right?)<p>In the year since the vanishing of …

Facebook Is Rapidly Draining Your Battery: Here's One Easy Fix

New research suggests that the battery life of your Android device is being held hostage by a few rogue apps.<p>Security firm AVG analysed over one million AVG Android users and measured several factors including; battery life, data consumption and storage. It found that Facebook topped the list of …

Use Facebook (And Messenger) In A Way Most People Don't Know

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Welcome to Forbes

8 Web Design Facts that Will Blow Your Mind

If you truly want to understand the web design process, you must look beyond just the outward visual appearance of a website. Very few visitors …

Google Now for Android can now work with third-party apps

Google Now has probably been one of the best features the company brought to Android over the last few years, and today it's getting a big update. The company just announced that it will now allow third-party apps to generate cards in Google Now, which means the service has the potential to be a …

The Great Paper Caper

Years of running drugs and boosting cars left Frank Bourassa thinking: There’s got to be an easier way to earn a dishonest living. That’s when he nerved up the idea to make his fortune. (Literally.) Which is how Frank became the most prolific counterfeiter in American history—a guy with more than …

Why broken sleep is a golden time for creativity – Karen Emslie

It is 4.18am. In the fireplace, where logs burned, there are now orange lumps that will soon be ash. Orion the Hunter is above the hill. Taurus, a …

Top 10 Essential iPhone 6 Apps

<b>For an updated list, check out the video above.</b><p>Attempting to get to grips with the sheer volume of apps on Apple's iOS App store can be bewildering at best. Fortunately I’ve been putting together guides that break down the essential and latest apps available on both iOS and Android. You can read my …

Apps

Uber: Technology's New Great Satan

Uber has been in the news quite a bit lately. And for all of the wrong reasons.<p>Company executives mused about launching opposition campaigns against reporters. It has an app that lets company insiders track your rides. San Francisco and Los Angeles have filed lawsuits that allege, among other …

9 Thought-Provoking Lessons From the Best TED Talks of 2014

A few hours of TV watching can give you a year's worth of wisdom.<p>The presents have been opened. The guests have gone home. It's time to get into your jammies and snuggle down on the sofa for some well-deserved relaxation and maybe a little TV: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>, <i>Miracle on 34th Street</i>, or one of …

Dan Gilbert

10 Inspiring Everyday Quotes That Will Brighten Your Day

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

Self-help

How Remote Teams Are Becoming the Future of Work

In many ways, virtual teams are an ongoing experiment, as they have only been fully embraced by companies in the past decade or so.<p>Remote working has …

The Workplace

The secret of Google Maps' accuracy revealed

The maps we use to navigate have come a long way in a short time. Since the '90s we've gone from glove boxes stuffed with paper maps to floorboards …