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Michael Jantzen’s Solar Eco-Aquaponic House is a Self-Sustaining Urban Farm

Michael Jantzen’s Eco-Aquaponic House is a cylindrical steel structure that creates a self-sustaining environment for growing fish and plants – waste …

NASA Wants to Beam Microwave Energy to Earth with a Solar Power Plant in Space

When we first heard about the Solar Power Satellite via Arbitrarily Large Phased Array (SPS-ALPHA) – a proposed flower shaped solar power energy …

Report: Cutting Carbon Emissions Isn’t Necessarily At Odds With A Stronger World Economy (Updated)

Work from an international effort to model climate change’s effects suggest that cutting more carbon emissions needn’t hold humanity back from a …

Native American Tribe’s Push For Solar & Wind (To Replace Coal & Keep Out Natural Gas)

<b>Published on</b> August 23rd, 2013 | <i>by Guest Contributor</i><p>5<p>Native American Tribe’s Push For Solar & Wind (To Replace Coal & Keep Out Natural Gas)<p>August …

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Some see the invention of bogus-sounding professions as a sign that work has become less and less...

British Virgin Islands in US tax evasion talks

<b>The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has begun talks with US authorities over compliance with a law designed to crack down on offshore tax evasion.</b><p>The BVI, home to about 30,000 people and 500,000 registered companies, is one of the world's biggest offshore trust jurisdictions.<p>Rules coming into force …

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US states banned from exporting their trash to China are drowning in plastic

Being green is getting a lot harder for eco-friendly states in the US, thanks to the country’s dependency on overrun Chinese recycling facilities. Recycling centers in Oregon recently stopped accepting clear plastic “clamshell” containers used for berries, plastic hospital gowns and plastic bags, …

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Out Of Ideas And In Debt, Spain Sets Sights On Taxing The Sun

It’s always sunny in Spain, right? That might be a bit of an overstatement but the country hasn’t garnered a sunny reputation for nothing: cities like Huelva and Seville boast nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine per year. With so much sunshine at its disposal, Spain has aggressively pursued the …

New wireless devices need no power supply, can harvest energy from TV towers

Wireless devices and sensors capable of sending and receiving data may soon be able to also harvest the power they need, right from the air, thanks …

New Cars, Used Cars for Sale, Car Reviews and News

It was designed by former Bugatti engineers.<p>If you have a large family, lots of cargo to haul, or big stuff to tow, you might need a fullsize SUV. These are our favorite large utility vehicles.<p>Buckle up for a wild ride in a 2014 Ferrari 458 Italia Spider.<p>BMW could bring an M5 Competition Package …

Studies Making the Business Case for Sustainability

Many arguments have been made both for and against the business case for sustainability. For those of you still trying to answer that question, (or …

AC Use in the South Jumps Nearly 50% From 1993

Air conditioning is only growing more popular across the U.S. -- and the world, but in the U.S., it’s growing fastest in the South.<p>The amount of …

Coca-Cola Debuts “Life” Brand, Highlights Deadliness Of Regular Coke

The red splash of Coca Cola is one of the most recognizable pieces of branding across the globe. It’s stamped on cans, bottles, and polar bears of every nation. But for the soft drink giant’s Argentinian spinoff, Coca-Cola Life, the new label is green.<p>Now the green label is an absurdly obvious bit …

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Immune system boost 'fights cancer'

<b>A way of firing up the body's immune system in order to attack cancer has been discovered by US researchers.</b><p>The immune system is delicately balanced so it attacks invaders but not the body's own tissues.<p>Animal studies suggested that shifting the balance could open up new treatments for cancer, the …

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Football Player Death Highlights Dangers

A 16-year-old football player who reportedly had received a scholarship to play at the University of Kentucky died after breaking his neck in what …

New IPCC Report: Climatologists More Certain Global Warming Is Caused By Humans, Impacts Are Speeding Up

The Fifth — and hopefully final — Assessment Report (AR5) from the UN Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change (IPCC) is due next month. The leaks …

Professor Sugata Mitra On Teaching Spelling And Grammar: Phones Have Made It Unnecessary

Well, this is an opinion you don’t often hear in the education world.<p>Acclaimed professor and educational researcher Sugata Mitra suggested in an interview with British education magazine TES that he no longer thinks it's entirely necessary for kids to learn spelling and grammar. He credits the …

How Does All Your Stuff Get to You? Inside the Shipping Industry

Almost everything you own and consume came to you via a container ship, but we know almost nothing about the industry. Rose George, author of the new …

How cheap phones and text messages are changing Africa

Recent years have seen a spate of efforts to improve life in Africa by expanding access to high-end technology, but something as simple as a text message may yield more immediate results. In a recent piece for the <i>Huffington Post</i>, Lex Paulson examines a UNICEF program called "U-report," which uses …

CIA confirms the world's worst kept secret: Area 51 is real

407-page document explains the site as a base for secret spy planes<p>After almost sixty years, and a ridiculously high number of pop culture references, the CIA has finally confirmed that Area 51 is real. As <i>The Atlantic Wire</i> reports, the revelation comes from a recently declassified document that …

The Dramatic Racial Bias of Subprime Lending During the Housing Boom

Wearable-technology pioneer Thad Starner on how Google Glass could augment our realities and memories

Countless wearers of Google Glass stalked the halls of this year's Google I/O developer conference, but only a lucky few were sporting the prescription model, which makes room for lenses in a more conventional glasses frame. Among those lucky early adopters with imperfect vision was Thad Starner, a …

IBM Dreams Impossible Dream With Clone of Human Brain

The thing to realize is that recreating human intelligence is impossible. We can't even grasp how the brain works.<p>"Clearly, we can't build a brain," …

Google Glass Update Hints At What The Final Product Will Be Like

So far Google Glass has been released to a strictly limited list of people at the incredibly high price of $1,500, and it’s been given powers that are very far from revolutionary for the average Joe. But Google just updated the Glass OS to the XE8 version in its monthly upgrade, and this really …

Google Glass

The Paradox of Wearable Technologies - MIT Technology Review

Ever talk to someone at a party or conference reception only to discover that he or she is constantly scanning the room, looking this way and that, …

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