Michael Snyder

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Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 rocket could slash space travel costs and open new frontier for private investors, says Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

A successful launch of a rocket with legs by Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. may slash the costs of reaching space and give a boost …

LEED Certification's Impact On America By The Numbers

<b>Published on</b> January 10th, 2014 | <i>by Silvio Marcacci</i><p>8<p>LEED Certification’s Impact On America By The Numbers<p>January 10th, 2014 by <b>Silvio Marcacci</b><p>Green …

Electric Cars Hit Milestone With First Grand Prix Race Ahead

Leonardo DiCaprio's new FIA Formula E team adds glitz to a competition designed to showcase EV performance.<p><b>Electric cars have rounded a corner in their drive to enter the mainstream. Soon, you're going to be able to watch them race at high speeds.</b><p><b>The world's first fully electric Grand Prix racing</b> …

Formula E Cars Race for All-Electric Glory

Editor’s Picks<p><b>Imagine 20 state-of-the-art</b> single-seat racing cars, lined up in front of grand-stands and TV cameras. Envision them streaming past …

Buenos Aires

Multi-Year Smart Grid Project Gets Underway in Maui - 350 EV Drivers to Participate

Hitachi announced that, in collaboration with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Mizuho Bank and Cyber Defense …

Electric Vehicles

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

Elon Musk

The Launch of Maui's Hawaiian Voyaging Canoe, The Mo'okiha o Pi'ilani

Send in your donation today and be a part of this community project. Support Maui's youth, residents, and visitors to learn the ways our Polynesian …

NSA program stopped no terror attacks, says White House panel member

A member of the White House review panel on NSA surveillance said he was “absolutely” surprised when he discovered the agency’s lack of evidence that the bulk collection of telephone call records had thwarted any terrorist attacks.<p>“It was, ‘Huh, hello? What are we doing here?’” said Geoffrey Stone, …

A Palace For Nature: Sanzpont Arquitectura Unveils Plans for a Self-Sustaining Botanical Oasis in Qatar

Sanzpont Arquitectura just unveiled plans for a luxurious and sustainable palace for Qatar. Based upon the concept of the Sidra Tree, the Palace for …

Wake up, Rosetta!

Loading...<p>How Rosetta wakes up from deep space hibernation<p>10 December 2013<p>Think it’s tough getting up in the morning when the alarm clock sounds? …

Climate Change: The State of the Science

Nissan BladeGlider takes 'Wing

EV technology is interesting, but not particularly... cool. Something Nissan is keen to address with the BladeGlider Concept, which may give us a glimpse into the future of its sports cars.<p>But before we get under this thing's skin, here's something: there's a chance it might – might – reach …

North America

SpaceX Successfully Launched Its First Commercial Satellite

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afycnFlrPIA<p>Last night at 10:41 GMT, SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon-9 rocket. The rocket is on what may be the most important mission yet for the company. It is taking the SES-8 communications satellite into a geostationary transfer orbit. Its success …

Space Exploration

Wireless EV Charging Stations Cut the Cord

Does wireless charging hold the key to mass-market appeal for electric vehicles (EVs)?<p>It’s still too early to tell, but with the U.S. government, …

The Voxan Wattman is the World's Most Powerful Electric Motorcycle

The new Voxan Wattman is the world’s most powerful electric motorcycle – and it may just be the greenest adrenaline rush on the road. The bike can …

These Breathtaking ISS Time-Lapses Make You Feel Like You’re Flying Through Space

Once in a while, you wake up in the morning with problems on your mind (or in your Inbox) and immediately start your day in a funk, focused on those …

Kris Fuchigami - Europa (HiSessions.com Acoustic Live!)

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Here’s how much gas the Chevy Volt has saved in California

It’s hard to picture how much fuel we use as a nation when given the raw data — the numbers are usually so unimaginably vast they lose all meaning.<p>Just how vast is spelled out succinctly when we’re shown how much we save by driving electric or hybrid vehicles.<p>In the case of the Chevrolet Volt, …

Chevrolet To Showcase 'Tech Performance' Spark EV At SEMA

Next week at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Chevrolet will have on display a hotrod Tech Performance version of its Spark EV.<p>It won’t go “vroom-vroom” …

McLaren P1 is a slick hybrid supercar

The forthcoming McLaren P1 hybrid supercar, which debuted earlier this year at the Geneva Motor Show, is set to be a demon on the roads. With only …

Bonsai-Inspired Electree+ Solar Charger Launches on Kickstarter!

From nanoflower solar cells to plant-based computer interfaces, modern technology often looks to nature for design inspiration. The Electree+ …

Walmart CEO made 1,188 times the typical employee’s compensation

Apr 21, 2018<br>5:44 PM<p>Syracuse University permanently expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that drew protests since it emerged last week.<p>Apr 21, 2018<br>4:40 PM<p>Verne Troyer, the actor known best for his portrayal of Mini-Me inAustin Powers, has died at 49, according to a statement on his Facebook …

Street Smarts

How intelligent roads—not just cars—will change transportation.<p>Every year, cars become more sophisticated. They can adapt to the speed of traffic, generate power from braking, and even park themselves. But the roads are pretty much made of the same stuff that was under your grandparents' wheels, …

Zero Motorcycles kicks up $6.5M in new funding - Silicon Valley Business Journal

By Cromwell Schubarth <br>– TechFlash Editor, Silicon Valley Business Journal<p>Jul 17, 2013, 12:29pm PDT<p>Electric motorcycle maker Zero Motorcycles on …

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

Scientist praises socialist philosopher under attack from senator Joseph McCarthy in letters written in 1954<p>Published: 1 Mar 2013<p><b>Stephen Curry:</b> Wonders of Life is the amazing story of the physics of living things, but underneath there is a harder and more complex tale to tell<p>Published: 18 Feb …

Hyundai to Reveal Fully-Functioning Fuel Cell Farm Demonstration Next Week in London

Hyundai’s commitment to fuel-cell technology is clear, and in fact, the Korean manufacturer is actually the world’s first automaker to put a vehicle …

The Expanding Role of Electric Cars in Managing the Grid

The killer app in the EV movement might not be the vehicles themselves—but how they can play a crucial role in a smart electrical grid. A session …