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High-flying solar balloons could produce clean electricity night and day

<b>Combining solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, hydrogen production, and fuel cells, these solar balloons are meant to be deployed above the clouds.</b><p>A team …

Knowledge Management

The Best Breakfast Recipes You Can Make Right Now

Now that the holidays are over, it's a perfect time to move into the kitchen -- away from the reality of heading back to work -- to make these beautiful brunch recipes.<p><i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>Now that the holidays are over, it's a perfect time to move into the kitchen -- away from the reality of heading …

Eggs

How to charge your cell phone battery in less than a minute

Is it possible to charge your phone from 0% to 100% in less than a minute? Yes. I just saw it happen.<p>But you'll need to put a special battery in your phone, drill holes through the case directly into the battery, put copper connectors in the holes and get a specialized 200 Watt charger.<p>Or you could …

Discover the Furious Fat-Loss Workout We Call ‘The Metaconda’

Squeeze out every last ounce of extra body fat with this metabolic conditioning routine<p>As a trainer, I take great pride in my creative workout names and themes. Not only do the names make training more fun, but they also set the tone and reveal the expectations.<p>One of my favorite workouts is called …

Parrot's new Disco drone ditches quadcopter design for a fixed-wing aircraft

To take off, just toss it in the air and let it reach cruising altitude<p>Over the past few years, the form factor of the consumer drone has become fairly standard. Almost every popular offering currently on the market takes the shape of a quadcopter, with four rotors on a body supported by two legs …

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Hiking

Brazil Is Building A Giant Floating Solar Farm

'Sun and surf' takes on a whole new meaning<p>Generally when you think of solar power, the sun beating down on a dry, dusty desert might come to mind. But in Brazil, a new project will see solar panels installed on a much wetter surface: the surface of a reservoir.<p>As the renewable energy industry …

A Map Of Lightning Strikes Around the World

Lightning does strike the same place twice (and sometimes a lot more)<p>Lightning strikes are one of those dangerous natural occurrences that happen all over the world, spawning myths and adding a bit of atmospheric flair to movies and ghost stories.<p>But there are definitely some places where lightning …

Why Not Google Map Your Body?

Researchers have used Google Maps tech to create zoomable “maps” of the human body.<p>No, you won’t need Dennis Quaid to travel to the Innerspace of your body–just a little Google Maps know-how. Researchers at the University of South Wales, borrowing the algorithms Google Maps uses to make sense of …

Florida by Land: Go Beach Camping

Travel<p>Start the day with a sunrise walk on the beach and let the rolling surf lull you to sleep at night by camping on or near the sand.<p>Start the day with a sunrise walk on the beach and let the rolling surf lull you to sleep at night by camping on or near the sand. Options range from primitive …

Western Canada

Mississippi Mud Pie (aka Muddy Mississippi Cake)

Layers of crumbly cookie crust, rich chocolate cake, and creamy pudding make this Mississippi mud pie from Matt Lewis's "Baked Explorations" cookbook the ultimate indulgence for chocolate lovers.

MathStudio: One of the most comprehensive and powerful math apps we’ve seen

Invalid data returned from the iTunes Web Service. Check your app ID, and verify that the iTunes is currently up.<p>We have of course shared with you …

10 crafty home brewing kits for beer lovers

Beer drinkers who love the distinct flavor of a craft beer, but hate the price tag, listen up. Craft brew enthusiasts can get the same unique flavors …

Homebrewing

Help NASA discover new asteroids with this free app

You can now help NASA find new asteroids. At South by Southwest today, the space agency released its asteroid tracker desktop software, produced in conjunction with asteroid mining company Planetary Resources in an online competition. The software, which will run on any standard Mac or PC, will …

Meet Instant AppMachine, a Speedy Mobile App Builder

Running a small business is challenging, not only when it comes to designing and managing the best product or service, but also when it comes to presenting your creation to the public. When compared to large companies, there’s certainly less help available for critical processes like establishing a …

Top 10 Things to Do in Hawaii

National Parks

Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

This is the spacecraft Lockheed Martin wants to build to support human deep-space missions

Lockheed Martin has unveiled an ambitious proposal for a new spacecraft that would be used to resupply the International Space Station, launch commercial payloads, and support deep-space missions. The craft is composed of two main parts, a servicing vehicle named Jupiter and a cargo container …

10 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Homemade Bread

Have you ever noticed that healthier bread is way more expensive than its white, fluffy counterparts? It makes sense, as quality ingredients come at …

Tesla for the Masses: Electric, Fuel Cell Buses Take Off

In an increasing number of cities, bus riders experience the clean, quiet ride of electric buses.<p>In cities worldwide, buses are morphing into giant battery-powered rolling computers. Equipped with the same technologies as the luxury Tesla sedan, they offer a clean, quiet ride for the price of a bus …

EPA

Best Post Workout Food: 10 Foods to Help Muscle Recovery

Many of us, who aren’t professional athletes, don’t put much thought into the best post-workout food. It’s true that just about everything you put …

A Google For Scientific Articles, For The Next Time You’re Locked In A Debate About Vaccines

Search for “measles vaccine” on Google, for example, and you’ll get the standard CDC information along with a series of news articles about the …

Here’s how much faster wind and solar are growing than fossil fuels

By Chris Mooney<p>Chris Mooney<p>Reporter covering climate change, energy and the environment.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>There’s been a lot of positive news about clean energy lately. For instance, we’ve reported that from 2008 to the present, wind and solar energy capacity in the United States has tripled.<p>Now, a …

Natural Gas

The Best Business Advice From The Past 30 Years

<i>An edited version of this post first appeared on Blinkist.</i><p>Each year brings with it scores of new business books filled with secrets. <i>Become a better leader! Start a million dollar company! Be your best at work!</i> They tell you, <i>we’ll show you how!</i> Even if you maxed out on vacation days, it would be …

Formula One 2015: Forget the 'good old days' - the sport has never been better

Tighter races, more overtaking, a more competitive field of drivers - F1 is in rude health ahead of the new season<p><b>Formula One</b> feels like a sport addicted to doom-mongering a lot of the time. This propensity to rubbish what is after all the pinnacle of motorsport rears its ugly head pretty much on a …

23andMe Will Now Use Your DNA To Develop Drugs On Its Own

Drug developers are paying millions to tap into the massive pool of DNA owned by genetics-testing company 23andMe. Now 23andMe will use its own data to become a drug developer itself.<p>In a major strategic shift, the Mountain View, California, company said today that its database, which contains the …

Using Lean Analytics Principles to Build a Strong Company

Lean Startup is a methodology designed to get companies to adopt a <i>Build, Measure, Learn</i> product development cycle. This emphasizes that teams quickly …

Danger Zone: 7 Essential Skills for Staying Alive in the Wild

Rod Alne has spent the better part of four decades navigating high-pressure situations in some of the world’s most demanding and unforgiving locales. …

World’s largest indoor vertical farm will produce 2 million pounds of soil-free food in Newark

A new $30 million deal will soon make New Jersey’s largest city home to the world’s largest indoor vertical farm. Currently under construction, the …

Aquaponics