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Are Home Solar Panels Worth the Cost? Here’s When They Make Sense—And When They Don’t

From electricity costs to your home's sunlight.<p>With prices falling rapidly, installing home solar panels can dramatically trim your energy bills — if …

Solar Power

Hybrid solar cell captures energy from the sun and raindrops

As useful and ubiquitous as solar energy is becoming, it still has one major Kryptonite: gloomy weather. Now, a team of Chinese engineers has …

17 Fresh Beet Recipes That Show How Versatile This Veggie Is

Nothing beets these delicious recipes.<p>February 26, 2018<p>Have you ever seen a prettier vegetable than beets? With their vibrant purple hue, beets are …

Fla. shooting suspect had a history of explosive anger, depression, killing animals

PARKLAND, Fla. — The killing began with the squirrels. As a fourth-grader, Nikolas Cruz would try to bloody them with his pellet gun. Then he started going after chickens.<p>By the time Cruz was a teenager, he was sneaking into his neighbors’ yard across the street and trying to get his dogs to attack …

Crime

16 Gifts for When the World Ends

Once civilization collapses, you'll want a flashlight that triples as a flask and a compass. Happy holidays!<p>Gifts are great when civilization is running smoothly, but when the world ends, how important is that new tie really? That's why all the tools on this list come in handy—whether you're just …

8 Tricks for DIY Photo Filters

If you love taking artistic pictures, you probably use filters to help create interesting and dynamic still images. However, professional filters can …

Landscape Photography

The world's first 'smog vacuum cleaner' can suck up air pollution and turn it into jewelry

The air we breathe is not as clean as it once was. And in many cases, it is getting worse.<p>On high-smog days in Kraków, Poland, the city's air pollution can reach six times that of safe levels. And in the United States, about 4 in 10 people live in counties that have unhealthy levels of either ozone …

Pollution

Electricity from all forms of renewables will be consistently cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020

Abu Dhabi<p>“Turning to renewables for new power generation is not simply an environmentally conscious decision, it is now overwhelmingly a smart economic one,” said Adnan Amin, who has the numbers to back it up. Amin heads the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena), and the numbers can be …

Our Favorite Buttermilk Biscuit

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 475°. Grate frozen butter using large holes of a box grater. Toss together grated butter and flour in a medium …

Baking

Home biogas: turning food waste into renewable energy

Last night I cooked my family a delicious pasta dinner using biogas energy. This morning we all had eggs cooked on biogas. I’m not sure what’s for …

8 DIY Lens Filters That Will Spice up Your Photos and Don’t Cost a Dime to Make (VIDE0)

Simple DIY camera hacks are among the most popular stories we post, because they enable photographers to spice up their work with simple homemade …

Hacking

'Battery' that bottles sunshine could bring a new solar revolution

A plastic-like material may do for solar power what high-performance electrical batteries have done for iPhones and Tesla cars.<p>Solar energy is clean, abundant, and irritatingly inconvenient: It doesn’t work at night or on cloudy days. You can convert sunshine into electricity and store it in a …

Clean Energy

Readers’ 23 All-Time Favorite Real Simple Recipes

We asked, and thousands of you answered. Here are the dishes most bookmarked, dog-eared, clipped, shared, and enjoyed—from once-a-week slow-cooker …

Cooking

A High-School Student Just Won $250,000 For This Incredible Explanation of Relativity

This is genius.<p>The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane …

Physics

Bang Bang Chicken

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside<p>2<p>Done<p>Combine all the sauce ingredients in a small bowl with …

Beet and Ginger Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

1K<p>3K<p>Shares 4K<p>Yotam Ottolenghi seems to be everyone’s favorite cookbook author. After meeting him, he became mine, too. (But if I could stay in your …

Dessert

This Easy Pumpkin Pudding Cake Is Pure Magic

No disrespect to pumpkin pie, but it's time to let other (equally delicious) pumpkin desserts take center stage this fall. Because, let's be honest, …

Dessert

Winning Swiss solar powered ‘Solar Decathlon’ home wants to feed, clean and protect you

Four Swiss universities came together to build the US Department of Energy’s 2017 Solar Decathlon overall winner. Eleven teams competed over the course of two years to build a home taking into account modern global demands of “reliability, resilience, and security.”<p>The Swiss schools – École …

Your home could be powered by solar-powered batteries in the near future

Solar power is taking off in a big way as more and more Americans turn to renewable energy sources. However, the tech isn’t without its flaws. One of …

Clean Energy