Ben Jenkins

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Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

Fact-checking Zinke’s claim that wind turbines kill 750,000 birds a year

0dbede05-9934-42f6-988b-58c9e3fbe280<p>Fact-checking Zinke’s claim that wind turbines kill 750,000 birds a …

Wind Power

Clean Energy Is Upending Today's Energy Industry

Fossil fuels are being pushed out by clean energy and the trend is only picking up steam.<p>Clean energy has already upended the coal industry, …

Renewable Energy

Massive Infrastructure Projects Are Failing at Unprecedented Rates

Big fossil-fuel, mining, hydroelectric, and other "mega projects" are struggling thanks to competition from newer, cleaner technologies and a firestorm of market and civil forces.<p>Though few recognized it at the time, 2011 may mark a turning point for the era of building mega energy and mining …

Why We're Still Debating a Newspaper's Prediction 105 Years Later

On August 14, 1912, a New Zealand newspaper ran a story with the headline: "COAL CONSUMPTION AFFECTING CLIMATE."More than 100 years later, that …

Climate Change

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American energy use, in one diagram

How much energy we use, what kind, and how much is wasted.<p>Spring brings new growth, new possibilities, and, best of all, a new spaghetti diagram from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) at the Department of Energy.<p>Every year, LLNL produces a new energy flow chart showing the sources of US …

Natural Gas

Researchers create electronic rose complete with wires and supercapacitors

Taking advantage of natural plant physiology to grow electronics.<p>Everything from solar power panels to everyday electronics relies on advanced …

Nanotech

Future of Energy 2017 Archives

Published in<p>Report<p>Mar, 2017<p>Viewrcnt.eu/n9xpb<p>Summary<p>Following the 2015 Paris Agreement, the shift to a low-carbon economy eventually seems inevitable, …

Archives

Economics Are Transitioning America From Coal To Clean

There is considerable hullabaloo about the future of coal in America: Can it be resuscitated by slashing environmental protections, per the Trump Administration, or is it on a secular decline due to economics and other forces? And what energy policy strategies make sense for this changing …

Fossil Fuels

Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This | Inc.com

Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. Doing Sudoku and crossword puzzles isn't going to hurt. …

The Brain

Durex's Sexually Inappropriate Ad Sparks Outrage In Thailand

“Twenty-eight percent of women that fought ended up consenting,” is the translation offered by multiple local observers of a now pulled Durex ad on the company’s Facebook page in Thailand earlier this week. The Facebook page of Durex Thailand subsequently posted an apology.<p>In the age of the …

Rangers add microchips to jerseys; Carlyle 'unplugged'; Harding out with ankle injury (Puck Headlines)

Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the …