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Beautiful Astrophotography by Monika Deviat

<b>Monika Deviat</b> is a talented self-taught landscape photographer from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Monika works as a physicist by day and is a fitness …

Photography

Bookworms: your dream home has arrived

Book lovers, prepare to put an offer down on The Bookshelf House.<p>Formally a dark space in bad condition, Italian architect Andrea Mosca transformed …

Researchers accidentally turn carbon dioxide into ethanol

Science has a long and storied history of looking for one thing but finding something better instead. Penicillin, radioactivity, science boxes...I mean microwave ovens -- all of these discoveries came in the the search for something else. On Monday, researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory …

How to get the crazy Pokemon Go hack that lets you walk anywhere on the latest update

Even now as the Pokemon Go app declines in popularity, it’s still one of the most widely played mobile games in the world right now. It’s also still …

What are the levels of vehicle automation?

Most automakers agree that your car is sooner or later going to take more control of primary functions over time. But how autonomous are the cars we know today, compared to the fully automated driverless cars we expect?<p>The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has classified …

Autonomous Cars

How designer Heather Dubbeldam plans to change Canada's conversation about sustainable housing

The ZEB Pilot House by the Norwegian-American firm Snohetta is a pilot project toward zero-emission buildings. (Photos by Bruce Damonte)<p><b>A better way to live</b><p><b>Fresh off winning this year’s Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture, Heather Dubbeldam and her firm are set to explore why Canada is</b> …

Elon Musk turns 47 today — here's the incredible story of how he went from getting bullied in school to the most interesting man in tech

On Thursday, Musk turns 47 years old, and he's already racked up a long string of victories.<p>As CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, founder of The Boring Company, and cofounder of OpenAI, Musk seems to be everywhere all at once, pushing all kinds of incredible new technologies. He's said he won't be happy …

Elon Musk

These ultra-luxurious underwater homes are being built in Dubai

In the clear-blue waters off the coast of Dubai lies a chain of islands known as "The Heart of Europe." It's a man-made reconstruction of actual European nations, just on a smaller scale — part of a larger archipelago known as "The World."<p>Richard Branson, fittingly, owns the island representing …

How Urban Farms Are Changing the Way We Eat

"These are spoiled plants," says Gotham Greens co-founder and CEO Viraj Puri, gesturing toward seemingly endless rows of perfectly symmetrical leaves — butter lettuce, arugula, basil — in vibrant, uniform shades of green.<p>His point is obvious inside Gotham Greens' 20,000-square-foot rooftop …

Urban Agriculture

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How to do Exposure Stacking with Manual Alignment in Photoshop

Astrophotography can yield some amazing results even when working with a simple point-and-shoot camera. It helps, however, to know how to reduce the …

You can order HonoMobo's prefab shipping container homes online

Buying a new home can get stressful and costly - but it doesn't have to be. Canadian company HonoMobo built an entire collection of flexible, …

Tesla Model 3 pre-orders hit 276,000 in three days - Pocket-lint

Tesla pulled the covers off the Model 3, its new electric car for the masses, on 31 March and it seems the masses have responded.<p>Elon Musk, CEO and …

Tesla

Elon Musk promises a spaceship interior for Tesla Model 3

Tesla Motors founder and CEO Elon Musk went on a little tweet spree late Sunday, sharing some additional info about the company's upcoming Model 3 …

Vincent Callebaut Imagines "Oceanscrapers" 3D Printed from Recycled Trash

Vincent Callebaut Architectures has envisioned a radical underwater colony for "climate change refugees" 3D printed from recycled materials taken …

Aussie ARENA backs feasibility study for 330-MW pumped storage HPP

December 18 (SeeNews) - The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) said Friday it will help finance a feasibility study for a 330-MW pumped …

World’s Best Solar Homes: See 14 Inspiring Student Designs

As climate change ups the risk of extreme weather, a student-built house that can withstand storms wins this year’s Solar Decathlon.<p>After Hurricane Sandy pummelled the New Jersey shore in 2012, college students took action. They designed and built a solar home that could survive fierce winds, …

Learn How to Incorporate 3D Modeling Into 'Minecraft'

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>Has your kid hit a wall with <i>Minecraft</i>, believing they know everything there is to know about the game? Uh… think again because …

3D Modeling

This off-grid concept house shares energy with a hybrid companion car

To Brian Lee, living and relying on a power grid is an outdated way to get energy in one’s home. Lee, a Harvard graduate and partner at …

INFOGRAPHIC: Everything you ever wanted to know about LEED

You’ve probably heard about LEED buildings, but do you know how projects go about getting certification or which states are leading the LEED charge? …

This robotic bricklayer can build a house in two days

For all the modern tools and heavy machinery found on construction sites these days, one aspect has remained a decidedly manual labor: bricklaying. Just as they did 6000 years ago when masonry was first developed, today's bricklayers still perform their backbreaking work almost exclusively by hand. …

New Technology Could Power Battery-Free Electric Cars Within Five Years

Australian scientists have developed graphene-based supercapacitors that are so light they can be used to create electric vehicles that are powered …

Clean Energy

Portland’s New Pipes Harvest Power From Drinking Water

Turn on the tap and you’re getting water and energy for the price of one.<p>If you live in Portland, your lights may now be partly powered by your drinking water. An ingenious new system captures energy as water flows through the city’s pipes, creating hydropower without the negative environmental …

Batlab defines a space-saving loft bedroom with an eye-catching orange ribbon

Per the clients’ wishes, batlab placed the bed directly above the door and created a pair of stairs with male and female characteristics. The “male” …

New method could lead to cheap, spray-on solar power for flexible surfaces

Spray-on cells hold considerable promise for reducing the manufacturing costs of solar power. Within this field, colloidal quantum dots (CQD) have …

Clean Energy

Ultra-green complex in Cairo features a host of energy technologies

Much previous work by Vincent Callebaut Architectures (VCA), which has designed the Gate Residence, has also focused on environmental sustainability. …

InformationWeek, serving the information needs of the Business Technology Community

Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer, 6/11/2018<p>Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 6/18/2018<p>Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary, 6/19/2018<p>…

Business Technology

Hexagonal Bee Hives Inspire Brilliant Modular HIVEHAUS Home

Barry Jackson's HIVEHAUS is creating quite the buzz among modular home design fans. Inspired by the ultra efficient form of honeycomb structures, the …

Design

Biome is a Smart Living Flora Terrarium You Nurture With Your iPad

In an effort to slow down and find more meaningful ways to spend our time, London-based designer Samuel Wilkinson has created the Biome Terrarium. …

Light Bulbs

Baumraum's World of Living Tree House Sits on Spider's Legs

We're no strangers to Germany's tree house makers extraordinaire Baumraum, so when we saw another brilliant arboreal home design from them, we knew …

Treehouses