Gareth Rees

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Coolala is the world’s first portable, solar-powered A/C unit

Holds a charge of up to eight hours and weighs just seven pounds<p>If you’ve ever wished to upgrade a personal hand-held fan into something with more serious cooling power, then you’re going to want to check out this new portable air conditioning unit.<p>Called Coolala, not only is it truly portable, …

Clean Energy

9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

Self-improvement

Mystery over woman 'crying through people's letterboxes in early hours of morning'

A mystery woman has been heard shouting through people’s letterboxes in the middle of the night, prompting concern and confusion in a Merseyside town.<p>…

Crime
United Kingdom

What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

Consciousness

Six Nations 2015: The five areas Warren Gatland MUST consider changing for Wales' clash with France

The old adage is you never change a winning side, even if, rather ironically, Warren Gatland rarely changes a losing one.<p>But following the 26-23 …

Delivering pizza, making films ... now safety fears grow over use of drones

As companies scramble to discover new uses for small unmanned aircraft, critics fear changes to laws will ignore privacy issues<p>From monitoring vineyards so they are well watered, to filming sequences for blockbusters such as the Harry Potter films, the use of drones is now widespread. Almost 500 UK …

Blockbusters

Articles about these transformations show why challenging renovations are worth it on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2015 issue.<p>The best use for a building can be reuse.<p>Tucked into the side of a scenic San Francisco hill, one of the city’s more diminutive houses battles everything from dry rot to...<p>An inspiring renovation gives new life to a …

Architecture

Architects Want To Turn Old Subway Tunnels Into An Underground Cycling Highway

The conceptual London Underline would offer pedestrians and cyclists an alternate route through central London.<p>London commuters could one day ditch the Tube for a different kind of underground transportation experience. A proposal by global architecture firm Gensler would turn out-of-use metro …

Cycling