Glenn Rabano

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The Far Side of Paradise

One of the things I like best about Hana is that there is nothing to do. This is intentional on my part. It's a small town on the far eastern end of Maui, with one general store and not much else. But for us city folk who are wedded to our iPhones and iPads and computers and all the connectivity in …

Maui

The DJI Inspire 1: finally, a drone that flies well indoors

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>A drone carrying mistletoe at a TGI Friday’s clipped a photographer on the nose earlier this month, …

How would you change Acer's Iconia W3 tablet?

If you want to judge a gadget on its true strengths, stick several in a room full of Engadget editors and see which one they swarm around. For that alone, Acer's Iconia W3 was a winner as soon as the eight-inch full-Windows tablet arrived in the office. When Dana Wollman was able to wrestle it away …

15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you never start, you’ll never have a chance to fail. But you’ll never have a chance to succeed, either.<p>So stop pretending you haven’t failed by not trying. Stop procrastinating and go for it. Your dilly-dallying around, your excuses, …

Procrastination

5 holiday gift ideas for avid golfers

Your loved ones have a hard time buying presents for you, so you try to help: "How about some of my favorite golf balls?" You write down the name of the kind you like -- the exact name, including the "X" after the "V1" -- and your loved ones take the piece of paper with them when they go shopping. …

5 Ways Einstein Was a Regular Guy

A new, free digital archive of his personal papers reveals what we all share with the 20th century's greatest mind.<p>Life isn't always easy, even when you're a genius. But what else do you have in common with Albert Einstein?<p>A free archive of the famed physicist's writings released on Friday might …

Relio: A Tiny Light That Aims to Be the Most Powerful and Color-Accurate USB Light on the Market

Want a professional lighting solution that you can carry around in your pocket? Check out Relio, a new pint-sized light that aims to put serious …

When Charlie Chaplin met Albert Einstein: http://t.co/8uknKFhS5W

The story of a brave lady. She deserves some recognition: http://t.co/qN5PZo3thj

The Foldio2 Foldable Pop-Up Light Box for Product Photos is Bigger, Brighter, and Better than Ever

Remember Foldio? Introduced a little over a year ago today, it’s an ultra-portable, foldable light box that gave smartphone photographers the ability …

Innovations in storage boost renewable energy

Because utilities can't control when the sun shines or the wind blows, it has been hard to incorporate solar and wind power into the electricity …

No More Air Conditioners: This “Skin” For Buildings Keeps The Inside Cool With Zero Energy

The facade works with no power at all–not even solar panels–and keeps the temperature comfortable and light bright inside.<p>For most of human history, buildings were essentially net zero energy systems. Thick walls kept out cold and simple windows let in fresh air and daylight. Then came complex, …

Clean Energy

TouchPico Will Turn Any Flat Surface Into A 80″ Touchscreen (video)

Big things come in small packages and that’s exactly the case with the Indiegogo project for TouchPico. It may look like a tiny handled projector, …

The Fresh Air Plus Toilet Seat Airs Out Your Dirty Business

Just because everybody does it, doesn’t mean everybody needs to smell it is my motto! For those who live with others who don’t always use air …

D-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug and Wi-Fi Motion Sensor Review

Anyone who remembers the X-10 series of remote control devices also remembers how easy they were to use — just plug them into your AC outlet and …

VOCCA Makes Ordinary Light Bulbs Smart and Voice Activated

Transforming your house into a smart home isn’t always cheap. You have smart light bulbs, temperature sensors, monitors, alert system and even baby …

5 Reasons Why You’ll Want the OM/ONE Magnetically Floating Speaker (list/video)

With so many Bluetooth speakers on the market, it’s hard to really stand out from the rest. That is until OM/ONE came into play. This one of our top …

Noke Is A Bluetooth Controlled Padlock To Offer Next-Generation Security

Padlocks have been used by users for different purposes for generations, such as locking your bikes, lockers, etc. They are unlocked either by using …

Emberlight Transforms Ordinary Bulbs Into Smart Bulbs

The new Kickstarter campaign for Emberlight lets you take your existing bulbs and turn them into smart bulbs without any complicated equipment. …

Every Smart Home Can Have A Smart Yard With The Eve Ecosystem

If you’re going to have a smart home, it only makes sense to make your yard smart, too. The Kickstarter campaign for Eve Ecosystem will revolutionize …

Style Meets Function With The Swich Wireless Charger

Chargers aren’t always the greatest things to look at. Given, their function is to charger your phone so that you don’t run out of battery life with …

HEXO+, For All Your Flying Camera Drone Needs

Drones are cool. This is not so much a statement of opinion as a statement of fact. Who doesn’t want a robot flying around, doing stuff for us… in …

Blink Smart HD Home Monitoring and Alert System Ditches The Wires

Wires are so messy, which is why the Blink HD Home Monitoring and Alert System is made without them. The totally wire-free is perfect for renters and …

The First 100 Years of Camera Advertising

Ever since the invention of photography, we’ve been deeply fascinated by cameras and the images they produce. Historically, we’ve used them to …

Google Said to Plan Energy Push With Tools for Utilities

Google Inc. plans a deeper push into the $363.7 billion U.S. power-sales market by working on tools that help utilities deliver electricity to homes …

Do Perovskites Hold the Keys to Ubiquitous Solar Energy?

<b>What are perovskites?</b> <i>Perovskite is a relatively inexpensive mineral composed of calcium titanate (titanate is a salt composed of titanium and</i> …

World Wind Power To Double By 2020

<b>Published on</b> June 13th, 2014 | <i>by Guest Contributor</i><p>33<p>June 13th, 2014 by <b>Guest Contributor</b><p><i>Originally published on Energy Post.</i> <i><br>By Karel Beckman</i><p>Despite an …

Developing Nations Led Renewables Growth in 2013

A new report has credited the renewable energy policy mechanisms of developing nations as the main drivers of recent growth in renewables, which last …

When Lightning Strikes a Huge Wind Turbine

It's not pretty for the machine.<p>A team of storm chasers from Tea, South Dakota, spotted a wind turbine damaged by a lightning strike ear Ruthton, Minnesota. The Tea Storm Chasers gave me permission to post the image here.<p>The only wind farm I can find in the area is relatively old. The Ruthton Wind …