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4 juvenile behaviors we should expect from bots

If the recent Microsoft Tay debacle tell us anything, it’s that we’re very far away from a robot takeover, no matter what the movies say. Standalone artificial intelligence (AI) is merely a teenager in the technological landscape, and no story proves this more than the 16-hour transformation of …

Artificial Intelligence

Are you paying too much for a rooftop solar system?

If you're thinking about pulling the trigger on a rooftop residential solar system, don't be afraid to drive a hard bargain with an installer.<p>"There's so much competition, there's no reason not to get better deals," said Ryan Willemsen, founder and chief executive of the start-up Solar to the …

The Dumbest Thing The Star Wars Expanded Universe Did To Princess Leia

<i>Star Wars</i>’ old Expanded Universe is no more. Under the Disney regime, it has been relegated to the “Legends” banner, and the new official canon …

Motorcycle-Riding Robot Has A Mission: To Surpass Humans

Robocop, is that you?<p>Robocop is real. Well, almost. Yamaha's new autonomous motorcycle-driving robot, Motobot, doesn't fight crime, but it can seriously ride a motorcycle.<p>Motobot is still very much in the research and development stage, so the technical details are scarce. In a promo video posted …

Australia 'could become world leader in solar home battery storage'

Australia could become a world leader in home battery storage, with the potential for energy stored from solar panels offering the cheapest electricity alternative within just three years, according to a new report.<p>Australian homes among first to get Tesla's Powerwall solar-energy battery<p>Read …

Clean Energy

Scientists have created a new breed of stronger, faster dogs using DNA manipulation

If you’ve ever read recent dystopian sci-fi books such as Margaret Atwood’s <i>Oryx and Crake</i> or Paolo Bacigalupi’s <i>The Windup Girl</i>, you’d know that one …

Genetics

Military firepower set to return to Philippine economic zone

SUBIC BAY: Subic Bay, located just a few hours outside of Manila, was once host to the largest US naval facility in the world before it was shut down …

Elon Musk and SolarCity unveil ‘world’s most efficient’ solar panel

The sun is a virtually endless supply of energy that goes mostly untapped. The solar panels you see covering the roofs of an increasing number of …

Solar Power

Solar Panels from CPS Energy: The San Antonio utility’s brilliant new business model for renewable energy.

The business model surrounding rooftop solar has changed dramatically in the past decade. Several years ago early adopters had to spend a lot of …

US May Use Military To Confront China In South China Sea Islands Dispute

Just <b>days after Japanese PM Shinzo Abe leaves Washington</b> <i>(having stepped up his nation's military assertiveness)</i>, The Wall Street Journal reports that …

10 Landscape Mistakes To Avoid When Decorating Your Backyard

Planning your backyard landscape is a complex process. It’s just like when you’re decorating your living room or any other part of the house. Of …

LAPD Asked To Explain Why They Give Dumb Tickets To Pedestrians

Councilman Mike Bonin is not a fan of the 'crosswalk stings' which have been plaguing pedestrians with pricey tickets. He motioned on Friday to take …

Tesla Gets Ready To Drop The Final Piece Of The Energy Puzzle Into Place

Here in New England, we have a set of ills distinguished from those that plague the West Coast. While they are afflicted with drought, we have an abundance of water. They suffer earthquakes on occasion. But we have seasons and bugs to make up for it. When I was a boy, on a rare bright blue day on …

Tesla

Ensuring Tesla Doesn't Crowd Out The Batteries Of The Future

This evening, Tesla is widely expected to announce that its new line of products, “not a car,” will power homes and the electricity grid with lithium-ion batteries. To supply these new markets, the company is building a massive battery factory in Nevada, betting on a predictable decline in costs to …

Charge for weigh-in tickets a boxing first; proceeds will go to charity

One of the most anticipated moments of any fight week is the weigh-in, especially in Las Vegas, where fans often jam the MGM Grand Garden Arena to …

Which Solar Panels Will Save You The Most Money?

Very often, when we consider the changes in our homes, we wonder why we should get solar panels. Perhaps this is not the right question, perhaps the …

Japanese Scientists Successfully Transmit Electricity Through The Air

Scientists in Japan have successfully transmitted electric energy wirelessly through the air, proving that Nikola Tesla was onto something big.<p>For …

Japan can now beam solar energy from space

If you think the idea of powering the whole world with solar power is still many years away, prepare to be amazed. The inspired minds at Mitsubishi …

Inside the Islamic State ‘capital’: no end in sight to its grim rule

When Isis took over Raqqa, a wave of black swept over the city. The group’s dark flags were raised where its members lived or worked, women were required to shroud themselves in black, and black paint was daubed on buildings and in public spaces.<p>When US air strikes started, though, activists warned …

Free Syrian Army

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather hold hour-long talks over Las Vegas fight

Pair stage summit meeting in Miami hotel suite, with fight expected to take place on May 2 at the MGM Grand<p>Floyd Mayweather and <b>Manny Pacquiao</b> have held hour-long talks in Miami over finally staging their long-anticipated fight.<p>The boxers met in Manny Pacquiao's hotel suite after attending a …

Financial benefits of solar panels? Not so fast!

Shares 0<p><i>This article is by staff writer Honey Smith.</i><p>In my homeownership and priorities progress report in September, I mentioned that Jake and I were …

leaos solar electric bike fuses technology with elegant aesthetics

jan 27, 2015<p><b>leaos solar electric bike fuses technology with elegant aesthetic body</b><br>images courtesy of leaos<p><b>with a set of fully integrated solar</b> …

Lake Como

Flexible solar panels are both functional and decorative

While scientists and engineers are still racing to make solar panels more efficient and feasible, some are trying to make the technology more …

Space-based solar power: the energy of the future?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In space there's no atmosphere, it's never cloudy, and in geosynchronous orbits it's never night: a perfect place for a solar power station to harvest uninterrupted power 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.<p>The concept has been around since the 1940s when science fiction writer Isaac Asimov …

Solar Heating Just Got Stylish: Innovative Glass Roof Tiles for Energy-Efficient Homes

Looking for an “elegant” alternative to the existing household heating systems? The glass roof tiles by <b>SolTech System</b> mark a revolutionary and award …

Floyd Mayweather wants $250 million super-fight against Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on May 2

Floyd Mayweather insists his is ready to reach out to Manny Pacquiao's people with the hope that 'richest fight in boxing history' can be held on May 2<p>At last the fight everyone wants to see. Floyd Mayweather has called out <b>Manny Pacquiao</b> to fight him on May 2 - but only if he receives a much bigger …

Boxing