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Do robots need rights?

From The Terminator to the Matrix, science-fiction movies have captured our fear of dystopian futures where we are ruled or subjugated by our own …

New concept in solar energy poised to catch on across US

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too expensive or impractical to buy green energy anyway.<p>Community solar gardens first took off in Colorado a few years ago, and the model — also known as …

Solar Power

Chameleon colours 'switched by crystals'

<b>Swiss researchers have discovered how chameleons accomplish their vivid colour changes: they rearrange the crystals inside specialised skin cells.</b><p>It was previously suggested that the reptiles' famous ability came from gathering or dispersing coloured pigments inside different cells.<p>But the new …

Zoology

Venice House - Contemporary - Exterior - Other - by Kevin Daly Architects

McNichols Company added this to Perforated Metal Looks (Amazing!) June 7, 2017<p>Perforated metal forms eye-catching shapes and adds a contemporary feel …

The CIA helped develop planes that scrape cell phone data

The US may be using cellphone-sniffing planes to find suspects across the world, according to a new report from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. In November, the <i>Journal</i> revealed the US Marshal's secret program to locate specific fugitive through airplane equipped to mimic cell towers. Flying over an urban …

Surveillance

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design