Richard Haukka

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Earth Angel

Patience is a Virtue.

Watch an Electric Rimac Concept One Annihilate a Bugatti Veyron

On a twenty-three degree morning in Croatia recently, an electric Rimac Concept One destroyed a Bugatti Veyron in a quarter mile drag race.<p>The Rimac …

Térénez

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Scientists have found a way to recycle sunlight, and it could cause a solar-power revolution

The world of solar cells could be on the cusp of a revolution, as researchers seek to boost efficiency by harnessing the power to recycle light.<p>A new study, published Thursday in the journal Science, considers the properties of hybrid lead halide perovskites, a group of materials already making …

World’s highest ranking human rights official says the FBI is ‘unlocking a Pandora’s Box’

The very high-profile and incredibly important case between Apple and the FBI wanting access to data stored on an iPhone could have “serious global ramifications,” according to the United Nation’s High Commissioner of Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein.<p>“In order to address a security-related issue …

Human Rights

Amazon releases new ‘Amazon Tap’ and ‘Echo Dot’, more competition for Apple’s Siri voice assistant

The Amazon Echo has become somewhat of a hit success, with many users preferring Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant to Apple’s Siri because of faster speech recognition speed, reliability and overall better performance. Amazon is continuing to compete in the voice assistant space with the release of …

Siri

Final Cut Pro X: Getting started with Library management and organization [Video]

Final Cut Pro X has gone through a lot of changes since it first debuted as a reboot back in 2011. Since then, the app has grown up significantly, but it’s been able to retain its relatively low barrier to entry in the process. Final Cut Pro X is remarkably simple to learn, but it has a fairly high …

Final Cut

How-To: Stop the ‘Open this page in YouTube’ prompt when visiting YouTube in Safari on iOS

If you have the YouTube app installed on your phone, then you’ve likely run into the dreaded ‘Open this page in “YouTube”?’ message when visiting YouTube in Safari. While it’s understandable that Google would like you to view content via its official app, it starts to get annoying after …

Google Chrome

St. Michael’s Mount

In some circumstances, timing is everything

Tree of Åhus

“A girl holding on to some white balloons about to takeoff, and a guy grabbing her leg to fly away with her wherever she goes.” This week’s #MashFaves selection is @drcuerda, a #photographer and #architect from #Spain. He feels Instagram "makes you keep an eye open all the time, you never know where you will take the next picture!” Be sure to check out @drcuerda’s feed and never miss a moment.

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Hack Your Shower to Reuse Heat and Water

Imagine taking a deliciously long hot shower… Sounds great, except for all that fresh water and heat energy pouring down the drain! Well now you can enjoy long showers without the waste. Recover and recycle the water and heat, cutting your shower’s environmental footprint by about 90% with …

Personal Hygiene

One sentence that should make everybody nervous about Canada's red-hot housing market

In 2015, home prices in Canada continued to rise while ratings agency Fitch warned that homes were 20% overvalued.<p>But a report from Bloomberg's Katia Dmitrieva on Wednesday makes clear that no matter what a financial analysis of Canada's housing market might yield, anybody worried that a full-on …

An 'Uber for kids' startup just poached a key executive from Uber

The Los Angeles-based HopSkipDrive plans to announce on Tuesday that it has hired Eyal Gutentag, Uber's former general manager for LA.<p>Gutentag, a father of two, joins the startup founded by three moms.<p>"Eyal brings significant operational expertise, rideshare expertise, as well as experience at …

Power to the poop: one Colorado city is using human waste to run its vehicles

Renewable natural gas is a growing industry for fuel, electricity and heat, but advocates says it’s a largely untapped market in the US<p>No matter how you spin it, the business of raw sewage isn’t sexy. But in Colorado, the city of Grand Junction is making huge strides to reinvent their wastewater …

Natural Gas

The India-Pakistan border is so closely guarded that it can be seen from space

The border between India and Pakistan is one of the few international boundaries that can be easily identified from space.<p>Late last month, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) Earth Observatory shared a nighttime image of the international border that divides India and …

New chairman sees emissions scandal as threat to VW's viability: paper

BERLIN (Reuters) - Hans Dieter Poetsch, the incoming chairman of Volkswagen (VW)(VOWG_p.DE), sees the scandal around the rigging of emissions tests as a threat to the firm’s viability albeit a surmountable one, a newspaper quoted him as saying.<p>Hans Dieter Poetsch, CFO of German carmaker Volkswagen, …

Has Stephen Hawking solved the mystery of black holes?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Black holes have a way of capturing our imagination. That's why when Stephen Hawking recently talked about them the media went wild.<p>But what was he really saying? Was it a breakthrough moment?<p>At the Hawking Radiation Conference organized by Laura Mersini-Houghton, a professor of physics at …

Black Holes

Giant air-sucking machines could be the solution to Earth's scary carbon dioxide problem

Canadian company Carbon Engineering is building machines that suck carbon dioxide out of the air by pulling it through a fluid, where it can either be discarded or recycled to be used as fuel.<p>Trees do the same thing, but the fan machines would ideally be built in areas where you couldn't plant …

Carbon Dioxide

French pilot in tiny one-seater beats Airbus to first electric cross-Channel flight

BATTLE OF THE SKIES: Noted stunt pilot Hugues Duval made history after crossing the English Channel in an electric aircraft - hours ahead of an attempt by aviation giant Airbus<p>A French pilot in a tiny one-seater plane has beaten aviation giant Airbus in the race to fly an electric-powered plane …

Drivers In Golf TDI Set New Guinness Record: 48 States, $300 Of Fuel

Over the course of 16 days last month, auto journalist Wayne Gerdes and co-driver Bob Winger drove a 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI to all 48 of the states …