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Tesla’s fleet has driven 7.2 billion miles and its energy products produced 10.3 billion kWh

For earth day, Tesla released some interesting data about its fleet of electric vehicles and its energy products with a fun Lord of the Rings theme.<p>Back in October 2016, we reported on Tesla reaching the 3 billion electric mile milestone and the company’s global fleet has managed to add 500 million …

Tesla

Newt Gingrich: A glimpse of America’s future in space in 2024

Two historic events happened this past week that will lay the groundwork for the future of American space exploration.<p>First, after a close vote in the Senate, Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla. – a former Navy combat pilot – was confirmed as the new head of NASA. I am confident he will be a strong …

The average American's annual food waste, water use, energy consumption, garbage, and carbon emissions in 1 simple chart

America's thirst for resources seems unquenchable, and its ability to generate waste can be shocking.<p>In 2015, for example, 5% of the world's population lived in the United States, but the country consumed about 18% of the planet's energy, according to EIA data.<p>Meanwhile, Americans in 2010 had a …

Carbon Emissions

What If Tesla’s Time Is Running Out?

Incrementalism doesn’t make for the best sales pitch, especially in Silicon Valley. That certainly wasn’t how Tesla Motors—now just Tesla Inc.—was …

Inside Bella and Gigi Hadid's $350,000-Per-Weekend Coachella Mansion

Gigi and Bella Hadid stayed at their very own desert oasis during the Coachella music festival — complete with a man-made beach.<p>The supermodel …

Ms. Lauryn Hill Announces Miseducation Anniversary Tour

Ms. Lauryn Hill has announced a full tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her seminal album <i>The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill</i>. She’ll performing the album in full on the road. The tour kicks off July 5 with a show at Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and …

This experimental road is one very long charger for electric vehicles

Sweden has built an electrified road that recharges your car as you're driving on it. The project, called eRoadArlanda, is part of the Swedish …

VW’s Electrify America unveils 4 different ultra-fast charging stations for its massive network

VW’s Electrify America has announced today the selection of 4 suppliers to build 4 different charging stations for its massive electric vehicle charging network to be deployed in the US over the next few years.<p>As we previously reported, Electrify America was created as part of the German …

Tesla temporarily suspends Model 3 production — again

For the second time since February, Tesla said Monday it has temporarily suspended production of its Model 3 sedan, a move that analysts say underscores the immense challenges for the company to deliver its first mass-market electric vehicle.<p>The pause comes just days after chief executive Elon Musk …

Tesla

Will Tesla Roadster 2.0 Have A New Advanced Battery?

The Unsolved Tesla Roadster Battery Mystery<p>In a previous article we described an engineering analysis of the Tesla Roadster.<p>In that article, we …

Tesla

New breakthrough could make batteries safer—without compromising power, charge

Remember all those smoking cellphones?<p>Researchers think they've found a safer, long-lasting zinc battery that uses water-in-salt electrolytes that …

Mars Express is good to go

A tired but very happy Mars Express flight control team pulled shift through the night between 16 and 17 April, overseeing the successful reboot and …

SpaceX to build its massive BFR in Los Angeles

The mayor of Los Angeles confirmed earlier reports that SpaceX will build its largest rocket, the BFR, at the Port of Los Angeles. The company …

Netflix CEO says apps are the new TV channels

Apple boss Tim Cook predicted in 2015 that “the future of TV is apps.” That future is here, says one of media’s biggest CEOs. Launching a TV network is now as easy as building an app.<p>“The great thing now is it’s easier to create a TV network, called an app,” said Netflix chief executive Reed …

Windows 10 update will support more password-free logins

It's not just web browsers that are moving beyond passwords. Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10's next update will support the new FIDO 2.0 standard, promising password-free logins on any Windows 10 device managed by your company or office. You could previously use Windows Hello to avoid typing …

Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

10 reasons to spend your money on travel, not things

<b>While short-term purchases might boost your happiness for a short time, here are 13 reasons why you should spend your money on travel, instead.</b><p><i>Spend</i> …

Beyond ‘Black Panther,’ Studios Are Losing Interest in the Domestic Blockbuster

"Black Panther" is a huge hit overseas. So are "Detective Chinatown 2" and "Paddington 2," and that's where studios are taking their cues.<p>As …

A NASA astronaut brought her 4-year-old son to a spacesuit photo shoot — and the pictures will melt your heart

Before NASA's talented astronauts launch into space, they pose for an official photo shoot.<p>Most astronauts play it safe. They hop inside of a spacesuit, smile for the camera, then get back to their rigorous training. Some, however, choose to bring family, friends, and even pets along for the …

Dick's Sporting Goods' CEO just called out Under Armour's worst mistake

Dick's Sporting Goods specifically called out Under Armour in its latest earnings call on Tuesday.<p>While the retailer saw growth in brands like Adidas and Patagonia, it was "offset by significant weakness in the Under Armour brand," Dick's CEO Ed Stack said in a call with analysts.<p>Dick's reported …

Scientists say the dream of unlimited clean energy is about to come true

In just 15 years, the U.S. will be producing unlimited amounts of nearly free, completely green energy. Not only would such an energy holy grail mean the end of humanity’s dependence on expensive fossil fuels, it would also be a panacea for climate change.<p>Amazingly, this is not a science fiction. …

Hillary Clinton: US did not 'deserve' Trump presidency

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Hillary Clinton told an audience in India that the United States did not "deserve" Donald Trump's presidency and these are …

Donald Trump

​South Korea develops 5G, Wi-Fi auto steering tech

The technology developed by South Korea's ETRI will have 5G network automatically steering users to Wi-Fi connection depending on traffic and quality …

Ukraine's National Militia: 'We're not neo-Nazis, we just want to make our country better'

Ultranationalist group with neo-Nazi links says it has been driven to action by ‘impotent’ police<p>Just past midnight in a snow-covered forest near Kiev, four men dressed in black with truncheons strapped to their waists listen carefully for the telltale buzzing of chainsaws that belong to illegal …

Rights & Freedoms

Here's the Early Reaction to Steven Spielberg's New Movie 'Ready Player One'

The early reaction for <i>Ready Player One</i> is officially in after the film was screened Sunday evening at SXSW, and the near consensus appears to be that …

How Much Protein Is Required for a Weight Lifter? | Healthy Eating | SF Gate

Weight lifting involves moving a resistance through a range of motion by bending joints and contracting muscles. Following through with a consistent weight lifting plan is only part of the equation. To optimize size and strength gains and get the most from workouts, diet needs to be taken into …

Elon Musk, speaking at SXSW, projects Mars spaceship will be ready for short trips by first half of 2019

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk told an audience at South by Southwest that his timeline for sending a space vehicle to Mars could mark its first …

Elon Musk

The Latest: Trump's school plan envisions arming teachers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan in response to school shootings (all times local):<p>9 p.m.<p>The White House is pledging to …

Donald Trump

'Fortnite Mobile' Is Going Somewhere No Other Games Can Follow

Tomorrow marks the launch of <i>Fortnite Mobile</i> on iOS, with Android and PC/console cross play soon to follow. But this is a rare case in which “[Insert Game] Mobile” does not mean some half-hearted port, but instead a copy of the fully-fledged version of the game.<p>It’s hard to understate just how big a …

Gaming Industry

Rwanda Seventh-Day Adventist churchgoers killed by lightning

<b>A lightning strike killed at least 16 people and injured dozens more at a Seventh-Day Adventist church in Rwanda on Saturday, an official said.</b><p>Most of the victims died instantly when lightning hit the church in the southern district of Nyaruguru, local mayor Habitegeko Francois told AFP.<p>Two people …

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