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These Incredible Saltwater Batteries Are Designed To Store Renewable Energy

Now we can clean power even when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing.<p>If we’re going to use renewable power in a big way, we’re going to need better battery storage. Because solar and wind are intermittent sources of energy, they need to be backed up for when they’re not there, because, …

Clean Energy

Top 21 things to do in Tokyo for free

Exploring the Big Sushi is a mind-blowing experience, but it can also blow your budget. Don't despair <b>–</b> there’s an abundance of things to do and see in Tokyo that don’t cost a single yen. From gardens and temples to contemporary art, sumo practice and a world-famous fish market, you can experience …

Japan

Smuggling refugees into Europe is a new growth industry

A Hungarian court placed four men under preliminary arrest for being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria.<p>A Hungarian court placed four men under preliminary arrest for being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria.<p>BRUSSELS — Amid the biggest …

Asylum Seekers

Sometimes I have to leave work early to pick up my kids. Deal with it

“Never tell anyone you need to leave work early because of your children. Make something up – you, your partner, your dog – but never say it’s your kids.”<p>This was the advice a female colleague whispered to me when I returned to work after having my first child. My son’s childcare centre called me …

Parenting

PixPlant 3: Create Custom 3D Texture Maps for Rendering

Rendering has become the ultimate tool in the architect’s arsenal for communicating designs directly to clients. But with the seemingly infinite …

Google makes Earth Pro available to virtual travelers for free

While we're sure Google Earth works just fine for your daily virtual 'round-the-world travels, the Pro version comes with some really useful features -- even better, it's now completely free. Google Earth Pro, which used to cost an eye-watering $399 per year, gives you the tools to measure 3D …

Google Earth

Dark Australian timber lines Aesop Melbourne store by Kerstin Thompson Architects

Panels of gum wood in a variety of tones and textures cover surfaces in this Aesop store designed by Kerstin Thompson Architects for a Melbourne …

Architecture & Water: Exploring Radical Ideas To Unlock The Potential of Urban Waterways

In the first part of their new micro documentary series on architecture and water, Ellis Woodman and a team at the <i>Architectural Review</i> (AR) have …

Hudson Woods

Located about 100 miles north of New York City, the Hudson Woods development offers city dwellers the chance to own a weekend home or …

Giant sash windows cover the back of Panovscott's Sydney house extension

Two oversized sash-style windows have been added to the back of this two-storey extension by Sydney architects Panovscott, allowing both levels to …

One engine fits all in Re-do Studio's Bio 50 project

A team of designers are presenting a concept for a modular engine that could fit into any vehicle at the Bio 50 biennial of design in Ljubljana (+ …

Researchers developing reactor powered by nuclear waste

Nuclear energy could have curbed C02 emissions long ago if not for one problem: the waste is toxic for over 100,000 years. That's quite a commitment for humanity, but Hitachi thinks it has the answer: burn the spent fuel in small reactors to generate more power. That would produce manageable waste …

2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport

No, it's not a high-powered version of the standard, boxy Disco we all know and love. Instead, the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport is an all-new …

You can now unplug Sonos kit from the router

Sonos has made a name for itself as a <i>wireless</i> home audio system. The problem is -- up until today -- that you still needed to plug <i>something</i> into the router (one of your speakers, or a "Bridge" device). What's new today? Sonos has come good on its promise, letting you drop that pesky "last cable" -- …

Nike Suggests You Take to the Wilderness in Its New Trail Collection

Nike looks towards the outdoors and nature with its new trail running collection. The line of<p>Nike looks towards the outdoors and nature with its new trail running collection. The line of apparel dubbed “Trail Kiger,” which pays homage to the Kiger Mustang horse’s agility, encompasses a range of …