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Copper Foam Batteries — Increased Energy Storage, Faster Charge Times, & Decreased Production Costs

<b>Published on</b> October 30th, 2013 | <i>by James Ayre</i><p>7<p>Copper Foam Batteries — Increased Energy Storage, Faster Charge Times, & Decreased Production …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

Making New Elements

How scientists create superheavy atoms.<p>Last year, scientists in Germany set out to create the heaviest known element in the universe: element 119. For five months, they attempted to fuse the atoms of two lighter elements to form one large atom with 119 protons in its nucleus. Like other …

iDoorCam Lets You Check Who's at the Door, Even When You're Not Home - Technabob

Are you too lazy to get the door? Have you ever lugged yourself out of bed to the sound of the doorbell ringing, only to open it and find that …

Gear & Gadgets

Researchers break Newton's third law - with lasers - ExtremeTech

Researchers break Newton’s third law — with lasers<p>By on October 17, 2013 at 11:10 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this …

Physics

New nano-material could boost solar panel efficiency as high as 80% - ExtremeTech

By on October 17, 2013 at 1:11 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Conventional solar cells based on …

Clean Energy

Wal-Mart, Apple and Other Top US Companies Accelerate Solar Adoption

U.S. companies are adopting solar power faster than ever before.<p>In the last year, “U.S. businesses, nonprofits and government organizations have …

Solar Power

Google still makes lots of money, Motorola doesn't, and Larry Page wants to spend more on 'speculative' R&D

"Great is just never good enough," according to Google CEO Larry Page. And on today's Q3 2013 earnings call, the state of Google mirrors its CEO's statement pretty well. Google itself is doing as well as it ever has financially, raking in almost $15 billion in revenue for the quarter. Motorola, …

Use external storage to expand unexpandable Android phones

If your phone lacks a microSD slot, you can still add extra storage. Here's how.<p>Android phones have always had one big advantage over iPhones: expandable storage. Unfortunately, not all Android phones have a microSD expansion slot, which makes that advantage a lot tougher to leverage.<p>Does that mean …

Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 unboxing (Video)

Samsung has released several high-end smartphones in the last year with monster specifications. Yet all its tablets have been lacking that special …

Drone driver licenses? How to make flying robots safe for American skies

A romantic pre-wedding photo shoot turned sour when the photographer's camera-equipped quadcopter swerved out of control and hit the groom on the head.<p>"We cleaned up the blood and just kept going," Davey Orgill, the photographer — who had been filming the bride- and groom-to-be on Aug. 1 on a …

Drones

iPhone-controlled Xkuty One Electric Bike Calls for Help in Emergencies

Remember when telephones were strictly used for making phone calls? Now smart phones are used to control everything from small homes to this awesome …