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Wind turbines disguised as trees and producing electricity from low wind speed are coming to the US

A startup in France called ‘Newwind’ has designed a special product which can be best described as a fake tree with small wind turbines for leaves. The company has already deployed a few units that are currently generating electricity in Paris and it is now testing the market in the US.<p>While solar …

Here's How Yoga Can Drastically Improve Your Gut Health

I can still remember the first time I was dragged to a yoga class by my friend Lana.<p>Lana had a rough couple of years packed with extreme stress that …

Engineers urge SNP to drop 'irrational' energy policy

The Institution of Civil Engineers Scotland warns Scotland is to become a net importer of energy following the closure of its two nuclear plants and its last coal-fired power station.<p>Scotland will have to start importing electricity to keep the lights on unless the SNP changes its “irrational” …

The cheapest supermarket in town? It might actually be Waitrose

Bread for 9p, beef for 19p, meals for 49p – and all of them freezable. This isn’t a cut-price store – it’s Eric Dixon pouncing on the last-minute bargains as items nearing their sell-by date are marked down<p>I used to hate shopping. Clothes shopping especially, but food, too. As a kid, I remember …

Study Skills

Could your morning coffee be the next step forward in sustainable energy?

Coffee fuels the people and, to some extent, the economy. But why stop there?<p>Arthur Kay was studying architecture at The Bartlett, UCL where he was …

WaterStillar readies roll-out of scaleable solar water distiller

In a bid to help bring greater access to clean drinking water to the developing world, WaterStillar has created a solar-distillation system designed …

New NASA Satellites Could Help Prevent Katrina-Like Disasters

To predict a hurricane’s deadliness, CYGNSS will look deep into the eye of the storm<p>Nearly 10 years ago, Hurricane Katrina laid waste to the Gulf Coast. While moving over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the storm unexpectedly revved up from a Category 3 hurricane to Category 5—the worst …

University of Michigan

Starwatch: Of Pluto and planets

Illustration: L. Calçada/ESO<p>Artist’s impression of Pluto’s icy terrain, with Charon looming large in starry skies.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/10/1436545674578/96793793-b33c-4366-9f40-1dd5b206d821-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Illustration: L. Calçada/ESO<p>Artist’s impression …

NASA's New Horizons gives final closeup of Pluto's puzzling dark spots

Pluto, the underdog of planetary science, finally gets its time in the spotlight this week. As the New Horizons spacecraft nears its historic …

Type 2 diabetes diminishes mental performance, but how?

Losing keys and forgetting names are real enough worries for anyone growing older. But for those with Type 2<p>diabetes, the prospect of cognitive decline is very real. Those who develop the metabolic disorder have a roughly 75% higher risk of developing some form ofdementiathan do those without the …

Diabetes

Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …

Australia Uses the Motion of the Ocean to Generate Zero-Emission Electricity and Desalinate Water Simultaneously

image via youtube screen captureIt’s not the size of the buoy that counts. It’s the motion in the ocean. Actually, both are pretty important. At …

Watch the environmental documentary that’s forcing China to confront its air pollution crisis

<b>(Screenshot, Under the Dome)</b><p>More than 175 million people have already watched the film since it was released online this weekend<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>March 2, 2015 8:27pm (UTC)<p>While you were bingeing this weekend on "House of Cards," an online release of a very different nature was taking China by storm.<p>An …

Pollution

Only In China: Why A Smog Documentary Sends Chinese Stocks Soaring To Trading Limit

When journalist Chai Jing released her documentary on China’s air pollution, she probably could not have dreamed that her message would resonate so widely while boosting the share prices of so many “environmentally friendly” companies.<p>On Monday, more than a dozen stocks in the fields of pollutant …

Heathrow air pollution forecast 'could be show-stopper for third runway'

Air pollution on roads around Heathrow will continue to breach EU limits in 2030 even without a third runway, new figures suggest.<p>Air quality on the …

Heathrow

The Best Morning Skin-Care Routine

Start your day on the right beauty foot with these tips.<p><i>This article was written by Erika Stalder and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>Forget freaks and vampires: When it comes to beauty rituals, it’s our inner princesses who come out at night. It’s then that we languidly soak in tubs of …

Get The Glow Author Madeleine Shaw Shares Her Top 10 Healthy Eating Tips

Madeleine Shaw - the Instagram fave and author of healthy eating cookbook 'Get the Glow' - explains the simple steps to a healthier lifestyle...<p>After …

Beautiful wind turbine trees generate clean energy in urban environments

Often, one of the major complaints about clean energy installations is that they're eye sores. Large wind turbines or solar arrays are considered …

The Role Of The New European Energy Union

The European Commission has launched an initiative to create a European Energy Union to “reform how Europe produces, transports and consumes energy.”<p>On February 4th, the European Commission began debate on the aims of this Energy Union (World Nuclear News) which are:<p>- diversifying of energy sources …

Grandmother has last laugh with joke obituary

Wheelchair-bound Norma Brewer wrote her own obituary describing how she died climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with her pets<p>A wheelchair-bound grandmother decided to have one last laugh when writing her own obituary, declaring that she had died climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.<p>Norma Brewer in fact passed away …

British chocolate lovers panic-buying Cadbury's in California

If you're going to San Francisco ... be sure to pack some Dairy Milk from home<p>Chocoholic expats in San Francisco have been grabbing entire boxfuls of Cadbury’s products off the shelves of a British shop, fearing that supplies will soon dry up.<p>According to David Kidd, a Briton from Stoke on Trent …