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Did Hawking Just Solve His Own Paradox - or Did Einstein?

It's been 40 years since Stephen Hawking shocked the physics world by claiming that the universe is inherently unpredictable. Now, at a conference in Stockholm where invited luminaries are discussing the impact of Hawking's discovery and possible ways to resolve the contradictions it has wrought, …

Physics

What They Don't Tell You About Owning A Pit Bull... Or Four Of Them

Years ago, I never would have imagined myself as an owner of four pit bulls. Really, three would have been plenty.<p>Over the last five years, I've learned a lot from these dogs. Yes, pit bulls may be controversial, but in reality, they're just dogs. People ask what it's like owning them and usually …

Pets

This map shows your state’s most embarrassing Google searches

Every state in the U.S. has its own unique culture, which also means it has its own unique Google searches. Real estate search site Estately recently …

Tom Brady

Secret U.S. Space Plane May Be Too Mysterious

Transparency. Openness. International cooperation. These are some of the principles the United States should embrace in order to "safeguard U.S. …

This Australian Startup Is Building A Solar Car That Runs Indefinitely

Keep driving as long as the sun keeps shining.<p>The Immortus electric vehicle comes with the ultimate range-extending capability: the sun. Unlike other EVs, you don’t have to carry extra batteries if you want to go further. You just make sure the rooftop solar panels are working.<p>The car–or, at least, …

Why no one can pull 2 phone books apart

People, trucks, and even military tanks have tried and failed the task of pulling apart two phone books lying face up with their pages interleaved, like a shuffled deck of cards.<p>While physicists have long known that this must be due to enormous frictional forces, exactly how these forces are …

Physics

Why I'll never have a lawn again

I didn't realize what a dead zone the lawn is until I lived in a meadow.<p>The "no-mow" movement is gaining steam, and I've joined it, after I've had …

Gardening

Ultra modern PV+ House boasts scissored solar panels for a super energy boost

Paul Lukez Architecture has big dreams for the PV+ House, a prototypical "zero energy" or "energy plus" home. Based on the design of a classic New …

The Little Boy Who Should’ve Vanished, but Didn’t

He was 12 years old. He was a slave. He’d had no schooling. He was too young, too unlettered, too un-European; he couldn’t have done this on his own. That’s what people said.<p>Edmond (he had no last name—slaves weren’t allowed them) had just solved a botanical mystery that had stumped the greatest …

Watch An Engine Powered By Evaporation Drive A Car

Using bacteria to create power<p>Evaporation is one of the givens here on Earth, right up there with death and taxes. At any given moment, water is evaporating from the ground or oceans and entering the air in massive quantities.<p>Now, some researchers think they may have figured out a way to harness …

Design a sustainable future for the world’s most remote inhabited island—Win £5,000! | Design Competitions

Know of a cool competition? Submit it to inhabitat ><p>DESIGN COMPETITIONS<p>1 result<p>filter by... deadline: discipline:<p>Tristan da Cunha is the world’s most …

Architecture

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Clean Energy

Tesla Motors Announces A New Home Battery; Living Off The Grid Will Soon Be Status Quo

• Home<br>• ><br>• News<br>• ><br>• Tesla Motors Announces A New Home Battery; Living Off The Grid Will Soon Be Status Quo<p>posted 2 years ago<br>Categories: News<p><b>(Page 1 of 2)</b><p>Elon …

AP News Archive

Why we should build wooden skyscrapers

Building a skyscraper? Forget about steel and concrete, says architect Michael Green, and build it out of … wood. As he details in this intriguing …