Jamie Filer

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Ten things that can make or break the job interview

We've all read tips from job coaches and HR pros about job interview do's and don'ts. Everything from proper eye contact and reading body language to preparing succinct stories of personal work successes.<p>My company is currently on a hiring spree and expects to grow from its current 100 employees to …

Baby Elephant Cries For 5 Hours After Mom Attacks, Rejects Him

A baby elephant cried for five hours after his own mother attacked and abandoned him at a zoo in China.<p>Shortly after the mother elephant gave birth to the calf in August at the Shendiaoshan Wild Animal Nature Reserve in Rongcheng, China, she stepped on him, according to Metro U.K. Veterinarians …

Sony QX10, QX100 iPhone Lens-Camera Attachment Manuals Leak [PICS]

Earlier this week <i>SonyAlphaRumors</i> leaked what appeared to be the first press images of an upcoming lens-camera from Sony, the QX10 and QX100 …

Marriage Secrets Of Highly Successful Couples

<b>By Victor M. Parachin for YourTango.com</b><p>Over lunch with a friend one day, Kevin was asked about the "secret of your obviously happy and healthy love relationship."<p>Kevin responded, "I married a wonderful woman and made the commitment to apply myself to the relationship with the same energy that I …

Soundscraper Transforms Vibrations from City Noise Pollution into Green Energy

The Soundscraper is a futuristic structure designed to transform auditory vibrations from bustling cities into a source of clean energy. Designed by …

Hirobo's Futuristic One-Man Electric Helicopter is the Ultimate James Bond Gadget

Compact, silent and futuristic, Hirobo’s one-man electric helicopter looks like the ultimate James Bond gadget! Recently showcased at an expo in …

"Pure" Water Bottle Filters 99.9% of Bacteria with UV Light

While traveling through Zambia, Timothy Whitehead became perplexed with the issues surrounding purifying water — chlorine and iodine tablets abound, …

Speech

Thank you, Maggie, for the kind words. I can’t tell you how cool it is to be back home for my first speech as EPA Administrator and to have you here …

Climate Change And Weather Modification: Could We Control The Future?

<i>From Accuweather's Mark Levatich:</i><p>A U.S. study is under way to evaluate several possible ways to limit climate change including solar radiation management and carbon dioxide removal.<p>The study will primarily be an analysis of peer-reviewed literature, and will not involve any substantial new …

Crowdfunded cups and straws quickly detect 'invisible' date rape drugs

The odorless and tasteless nature of "date rape drugs" can make them impossible for victims to detect before it's too late. But soon your drinking glass may able to warn you if dangerous chemicals have been slipped into your cocktail. Next month, DrinkSavvy will begin shipping plastic cups and …

Korea Constructs Road That Wirelessly Charges Moving Electric Buses

An electric bus that charges its batteries while driving (rather than while sitting idle in a charging station) is no longer science fiction.<p>Researchers at Korea’s Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) recently constructed a seven and a half mile stretch of asphalt roadway in the …

The Algae Is Coming, But Its Impact Is Felt Far From Water

Algae blooms are green or red or brown, slimy, smelly and you don't want it coming soon to a waterfront near you.<p>Most of us don't give a lot of thought to algae until the furry-like monstrosity is spreading over beaches, rivers, lakes and bays, but gigantic algae blooms have become an increasing …

Japanese Government and Auto Industry Team Up on $1.025 Billion EV Charging Plan

Japan is pushing an ambitious $1.025 billion (100.5 Yuen) plan to install a national electric vehicle charging infrastructure powered by renewable …

8 Toilet Designs That Could Save Millions of Lives Around the World

It's hard to imagine, but 40% of the world's population still lives without access to toilets. In many developing countries, the installation of …

MIT Creates World's First 'Perfect Mirror' with Zero Distortion, Signaling Breakthrough for Solar Power

Scientists at MIT just announced that they have created the perfect mirror – and it could signal a breakthrough for solar power technology. The …

Indoor Vertical Farm 'Pinkhouses' Grow Plants Faster With Less Energy

Indoor farms need light—and a lot of it—to grow crops, but that energy adds up big time in terms of cost and environmental impact. A Pinkhouse is a …

European Electric Micro Car Can Drive On Solar Alone

The evolution of the electric vehicle industry in Europe, particularly in the United Kingdom where we’ve seen strong examples of its progress, is …

3-in-1 Camera Lens Kit for iPhone Sale: 65% Off at $24, Shipped Free [Deals]

Due to popular demand, the 3-in-1 Lens Kit deal has returned to our <i>Deals Store</i>, but this time it’s even cheaper than the last time at $24 (normally …

City of Palo Alto, California to Switch to 100% Renewable Energy Sources

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>This week the city council in Palo Alto, California voted in favor of sourcing all the town’s energy needs from clean, …

Renewable Energy

LivingHomes Debuts Next-Generation Zero Energy C6 Prefab Home

LivingHomes is continuing to update its popular C6 prefab model and now has made it even more efficient and sustainable. The C6.1 model is now Energy …

Gravity-Powered Light Works Anytime, Anywhere

arthTechling has featured LED lights powered by solar energy, wind energy, and even human energy. But each of these has obvious limitations–sometimes …

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New Urban Algae System Generates Energy While Cleaning Wastewater in Paris

<i>Rendering from</i> <i>Axel Schoenert Architecture</i><p>Ennesys, a Paris-based energy systems company and OriginOil, an American algae harvesting company just …

Wastewater

7 Eco-Friendly DIY Summer Crafts for Creative Adults (and Kids!)

It's mid-summer. The days are long and hot, and the nights, while cooler, can still be pretty hot. When people are hot and bored, things escalate to …

Scientists Develop a Long-Lasting and Environmentally Friendly Battery Made from Wood

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>When searching for inspiration to create an environmentally friendly battery, University of Maryland researchers Liangbing Hu, …

Artist Berndnaut Smilde creates amazing indoor clouds

It’s looking rather cloudy inside. That’s because Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde has the ability to create small, fluffy clouds indoors. He creates …

Art

What The Physics Of Love Looks Like [Video]

Like drops of color in water, with some heavy breathing.<p>What Love Looks Like, video one of six from Tangible Graphics on Vimeo.<p>Louise Ma, a Brooklyn-based designer, has been exploring the visualization of one of our most pressing emotions in an ongoing project called What Love Looks Like. This …