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Google to begin testing purpose-built self-driving cars on public roads

Small electric two-seater pods will take to public roads – but must be fitted with a removable steering wheel and pedals, and limited to 25mph<p>Google’s prototype self-driving car pods will take to public roads for the first time around its headquarters in Mountain View, California this summer.<p>The …

Roads

10 Green Technologies That Could Help Revolutionize Our Changing Planet

In an era of drought, climate change and food shortages, environmental pioneers have joined forces to help tackle some of the world's most pressing issues through technological advancement.<p>Here are 10 burgeoning technologies that have the potential to help revolutionize our planet of consumerism. …

Sustainability

Elon Musk couldn’t be more excited about Apple Car

If Apple ever does get around to building an electric car, no-one would welcome the move more than Tesla CEO Elon Musk.<p>In Tesla’s Q1 earnings call yesterday, the pioneering entrepreneur behind Tesla, Space X and, most recently, revolutionary solar batteries chimed in on Apple’s reported electric …

Tesla’s new battery will ‘change the way the world uses energy’

You don’t have to have had your iPhone die at an inopportune time to conclude that current generation batteries kind of suck.<p>Unlike most of us, however, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has the resources to do something about it.<p>In a press conference late on Thursday, Musk unveiled Tesla Energy: a line of new …

The difference between Apple and Samsung industrial design

Some people might not care. Like painting the back of the fence or finishing the underside of the cabinet, it's a detail that only people who take …

Forget Fukushima: China powering ahead with plans for new reactors

In February, four years after pressing pause on one of the world’s most ambitious nuclear energy programs, China quietly green-lighted the …

The new class divide

AMONG America's educated elite, the traditional family is thriving according to a new book by Robert Putnam, but the gulf between how the rich and …

Income Inequality

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

What not to ask about at a job interview

After waiting and hoping, you finally get the call – for a job interview.<p>It is for the job you really want and you immediately pore over potential interview questions and review your research on the company. You get to the interview and sail through it confidently, knowing you were made for this …