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The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

5 Fast On-the-Road Repairs

Black girls’ zero-sum struggle: Why we lose when black boys dominate the discourse

There’s no saving black and brown men without the labor and love of black and brown women. Who’ll lift <em>us</em>?<p>Two African-American girls live in the White House. But Malia and Sasha Obama’s presence there, in a traditional two-parent home, alongside their highly accomplished mother and their …

Climbing On Mount Denali

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A Retired Traveler's Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

Photography

The Murmurations of Starlings

When starlings flock together, wheeling and darting through the sky in tight, fluid formations, we call it a murmuration. These murmurations can range from small groups of a few hundred starlings in a small ball, to undulating seas of millions of birds, blocking out the sun. I thought today would …

DuckDuckGo — Privacy, simplified.

The Internet privacy company that empowers you to seamlessly take control of your personal information online, without any tradeoffs.

DuckDuckGo

376 of the best one-liners on the internet

<b>One one-liner a day keeps the doctor away…so, here is a shortlist of the best one-liners you can find on the internet today. Have fun!</b><p>1. I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.<p>2. Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to …

Leading GaN Device Supplier - Transphorm

Management<p><b>Mario Rivas</b><br>CEO<p>Mario leads all functional areas of Transphorm and brings over 30 years of executive level leadership to the company. Prior …

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[ANN][DOGE] Dogecoin - very currency many coin - v1.10.0

<b>Bitcoin Forum</b> > <b>Alternate cryptocurrencies</b> > <b>Announcements (Altcoins)</b> (Moderator: mprep) > <b>[ANN][DOGE] Dogecoin - very currency many coin - v1.10.0</b><p>« …

Cryptocurrency

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Architecture

Sequoia not shy about investing in energy, transportation startups

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Just don’t call it cleantech — that term has morphed into a dirty word for venture capitalists and the limited partners that …

15 more must-see iPhone 5S slow-motion videos

We've compiled more 15 must-see slow-motion videos shot on the iPhone 5S using the new time-bending feature.<p>The iPhone 5S has been out for more than a week, and the collection of slow motion videos has ballooned in size.<p>Earlier this week we posted 15 of our early favorites people had shot in their …

iPhone

Stunning Maps Show A Day In New York And San Francisco In 32 Seconds

Foursquare, the location-based social network, has put together a series of videos tracking "the pulse" of various metropolises -- New York, San Francisco, London, Chicago, Tokyo and Istanbul -- using check-in data from its users. The resulting animated maps are gorgeous, all black backgrounds, …

Lithium nabs $50M more in pre-IPO financing

Lithium Technologies just raised $50 million in its quest for dominance in the social-media marketing space.<p>The San Francisco-based company competes with Jive Software and Salesforce to bring social networking software to businesses. Lithium boasts about 300 customers; companies use the cloud-based …

Niche Networks: Why Zapnito Wants to Quieten the Web

He served as CTO for a premier conference company and grew projects valued at up to $1 billion.<p>So why did Charles Thiede use paternity leave to quieten the Internet?<p>“Google+ has 400 million registered users,” he says. “Facebook has 1 billion users. The user is the product. I use these tools, get …

VMware fires a massive volley against virtualization upstarts

SAN FRANCISCO — It has been a very good week for the virtualization giant VMware, as it drew a record-breaking 22,000 people to the Moscone Center for its lavish spectacle of a conference.<p>VMworld was the place to see and be seen for the information technology elite. It was also a hot ticket for …

The U.S. Company That Makes Almost a Million Dollars Per Worker

It isn't Apple.<p>You'd be forgiven for not recognizing the name InterDigital, despite the fact that it has been around since 1972 and developed many of the technologies that are critical to our increasingly mobile, wireless world. As a result, per employee, InterDigital is the most profitable company …

Is Airbnb The Next eBay, Uber The Next Amazon?

Are Airbnb and Uber the next big pillars of Internet commerce?<p>In the next wave of technology, Airbnb could be the next eBay and Uber could be the next Amazon, according to Jeremiah Owyang, an analyst and partner at Altimeter Group.<p>While these changes could be years away–Airbnb and Uber declined to …

BeRecruited, A Networking Site For High School Athletes, Is The Top Pick For Elite Training Camp

BeRecruited, the LinkedIn of college athletic recruiting, has become the official recruiting provider for IMG Academy, a training center and school in Florida that has turned out athletes like Maria Sharapova and Eli Manning. After 15 months of development, the site also launched its newly revamped …

Young Adult Literature Is Better Than You Think

I’m a grown up who still reads Young Adult (YA) novels. You know that whole category of books that too many people pigeonhole as being about …

Five Companies That Are In Line To Dominate The Post-PC World

Think of the PC and we immediately think of companies such as Intel, Microsoft, and to a lesser extent smaller players such as AMD, NVIDIA, and Dell. These companies help shape and steer the PC industry for several decades.<p>But that reign is coming to an end. As consumers and enterprise buyers spend …

Waking From Sleep: The Causes of Higher States of Consciousness

Steve Taylor, <i>New Dawn</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Higher states of consciousness (HSCs) – or awakening experiences, as I prefer to call them – are moments of …

Digital Artworks by Adam Martinakis Explore Photo Realistic Surrealism | Colossal

<p>Digital artist Adam Martinakis (previously) was born Poland in 1972 and currently lives and works in in Cannock, UK. His computer-generated artworks …

How to Optimize Video Streams to Be Worthy of Your HDTV

Nothing ruins a dramatic scene like buffering, so do yourself a favor and optimize your rig for streaming video.<p>Absolutely everything you own …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

Architecture

“The Book of Woe”: Psychiatry’s last stand

An account of the making of the new DSM questions whether psychiatry is — or should be — a science<p>"Psychiatric diagnosis is built on fiction and sold to the public as fact." So writes psychotherapist Gary Greenberg in "The Book of Woe: The Making of the DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry." That's …

The Least-Crowded Days at Disney World

If you're hoping to visit Disney World, have a flexible vacation schedule, and want to avoid the crowds, there are a few times of year when this …

Walt Disney Company

Henry Molaison: the amnesiac we'll never forget

In 1953, a young man named Henry Gustav Molaison, of Hartford, Connecticut, lost his memory and helped to invent neuroscience. Henry Molaison's …