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MIT's Mass Timber Longhouse Shows a Technology-Driven Approach to Sustainable Design

MIT Mass Timber Design, a cross-disciplinary design workshop at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have developed a building prototype that …

Engineering

P.E.I. electric utilities involved in pilot project for heat pumps that store energy

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Three entrepreneurs, including one from P.E.I., think they’ve come up with a home heating innovation that will “stash” energy …

CBD Is Changing the Health Industry

CBD is legal, and has been taken off the WADA Prohibited Substances List<p>In February 2008--ten years ago this past winter--Thomas Vanderham, a …

Electric Motorcycle Ethec Built By Zurich Students Offers 400 km Range

Its great to see another electric motorcycle built by students, that can compete and offer more than many mass-produced electric motorcycles!<p>Ethec …

Inside the New Technology That Could Transform the Solar Power Industry

The future of solar power has looked increasingly bright in recent years thanks to the plummeting cost of silicon solar panels and a global push for …

Clean Energy

A Beginner's Guide to Motor Homes

A motor home is an all-inclusive way to travel with your bed, living room, kitchen—even bathroom. You can tour the country and park overnight with …

Pray this beautiful prayer to the Holy Spirit when you are feeling uninspired

Written by St. Augustine, this poetic prayer fills the soul with God's presence.<p>It is not always easy finding the right words to pray. On certain …

Solar and wind are coming. And the power sector isn’t ready.

The rise in renewable energy will scramble the decision making of grid managers.<p>The US electricity system is at an extremely sensitive and uncertain juncture. More and more indicators point toward a future in which wind and solar power play a large role. But that future is not locked in. It still …

Natural Gas

Download a master bundle of “Augmented and Virtual Reality” templates now!

Download our free ebook <b>The Basics of User Experience Design</b> to learn about core concepts in UX design.<p>In 9 chapters, we'll cover: conducting user …

Future of the Global AR & VR Smartglasses Market: Market Trend & Forecast 2018-2025

This report of the Global AR & VR Smartglasses Market has been released by Questale to give an understanding of the market trends of the said market. …

Stop buying potatoes. Use this super easy method to get an endless supply at home!

If you eat a lot of potatoes, you’ll want to read this one. This super easy afternoon project can end up feeding you and your family for weeks and …

4 AR/VR Stanford student projects show the future of immersive tech

Universities have often been a breeding ground for the tech industry’s breakthrough companies and innovations. Microsoft, Facebook, Google, and Snapchat are global juggernauts today, but these started out as flashes of insight among college kids tinkering with ideas and side projects. As we move …

ARCore now supports shared experiences and walls

As expected, Google had a thing or two to share about its VR and AR endeavors, mostly the latter. And, as expected, it’s not exactly much. Make no …

Samsung, like Apple, reportedly has a wireless AR/VR headset

Two weeks ago, CNET revealed that Apple is working on a standalone wireless headset capable of both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), using Apple's very own chips -- so no need to plug into a traditional PC or phone.<p>Well, it looks like Samsung may have a similar idea brewing in its …

Microsoft introduces a pair of new enterprise apps for HoloLens

Today at Microsoft’s Day 1 Build keynote, AR and VR has definitely been a sideshow so far, but the company did have some announcements related to enterprise apps on the HoloLens. The company detailed two new apps, Remote Assist and Layout, which will be coming May 22.<p>The new Remote Assist app from …

The first principles of programming

It’s often said that there are two ways the human mind views growth: either the fixed mentality or the growth mentality. In the fixed mentality, human growth is a function of destiny: no matter how hard you try, you can never grow beyond what innate factors have prescribed for you. The growth …

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Millennials Who Want To Start Solar Companies Should Go For It (And Follow This Advice)

Over the past decade, solar investment has experienced an average annual growth rate of 68%. In 2006, just 30,000 homes had solar arrays; a decade later, over one million homes host solar installations. Walid Halty and his team at Dvinci Energy are running one of the fastest-growing and most …

Solar Power

What Exactly Is Agile? A Definition of Agile Project Management

In 2001, at Utah’s Snowbird ski resort, 17 software developers got together and produced the groundbreaking Agile Manifesto.It was meant to …

Amazing plant pods can grow more lettuce in a 10×10 room than a farm can grow on 1/2 acre

Do you live in a tiny apartment and want to grow your own food? Aggressively Organic has an answer. The Indiana-based company offers Micro Growth …

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Body Language

NAB: Location-Based Entertainment Could Be $12 Billion Industry in Five Years

A Starbreeze Studios exec warned that strong creative must lead this movement: "If we let technology lead this, we will fail."<p>Location-based …

Virtual Reality

Virtual Education Grows Up

Immersive environments are the next groundbreaking technology in education. And for many students, they’re already here.<p>The girl lay on the emergency room table, her breathing ragged, her vital signs dropping. The seven-year-old’s mother hovered nervously nearby as the medical team awaited …

Bringing Nonexistence Into Existence: Microsoft's Vision for Mixed Reality

We live in a world where each person has the ability to create, whether it’d be a painting, an essay, a vision for a business or anything that can be imagined, really. Technology has advanced our understanding as to how we can create in the digital space, and, in many cases made it easier to create …

Augmented Reality

Scientists say we’re on the cusp of a carbon dioxide–recycling revolution

Every year, the billions of metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) we release into the atmosphere add to the growing threat of climate change. But what …

University of Toronto

Here’s how to use Airtable, the user-friendly spreadsheet app that’s taking Silicon Valley by storm

Everyone in Silicon Valley seems to be talking about Airtable, a user-friendly spreadsheet app that makes it super easy to build custom applications — no coding experience required.<p>Airtable has achieved something of a cult following, especially among developers. Tesla uses Airtable to track …

An Investor's Primer: 5G, the Internet of Things, and Augmented/Virtual Reality

Get started with these growing tech trends here.<p>Staying on top of the latest technology trends isn't exactly easy. New tech emerges at a rapid pace; …

Oil Company Says Renewable Energy is Cost-Competitive with Fossil Fuels

An oil company released a study showing that renewable energy is cost-competitive with fossil fuels, even without subsidies. The same report suggests …

Fossil Fuels

AR and VR are different — y’all need to understand why this matters

One of the most anticipated launches of 2018 is the augmented reality glasses from Magic Leap, which are reportedly set to ship soon. Although cloaked in secrecy, the design and power of this product have been getting increasing hype. German media giant Axel Springer, which has been investing …

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Mental Health