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New battery technology for large-scale storage

A team of researchers from Jena University in Germany has developed a safe and cost effective redox-flow battery (RFB) that they believe could …

5 Amazing American Castles to See Now

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Castles. They loom large in our imaginations either as the one-time residences of European kings and queens or as places where crowds gather and snap a selfie with Mickey (we're looking at you, Disney!). Yet there are castles all over the United States. …

Get Excited: These Are the Best New Restaurants in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

All across Brooklyn, new restaurants and bars are upping the ante with creative comfort food, small batch brews, and envy-inducing design. …

Farm-to-table

A Perfect, Picturesque Weekend Drive Through California's Big Sur

As you drive along Highway 1, split off onto Sycamore Canyon Road, seduced by the sights and smell of Pfeiffer Beach. The water flows between large …

ExitFares.com finds great deals on flight prices

<b>Name:</b> ExitFares.com<p><b>What it does:</b> This website monitors social media, message boards, newsletters and more in the travel industry to find inexpensive routes and flight sales.<p><b>What's hot</b>: ExitFares locates remarkable flight deals; it also leads you to little-known websites that hunt down cheap flights …

Flying

Qnovo commercializes battery improvement software, adds Intel as strategic investor

Innovative charging technology enables mobile devices to charge faster, last longer<p>Qnovo Inc., the leading innovator of software to enhance battery …

Saft wins $6-million grant for stop-start battery development

Saft America has received a $6.13-million award from the United States Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC), in collaboration with the DOE, to develop …

JBT develops high-temperature solid-state battery technology

ATLANTA, Georgia -- Johnson Battery Technologies (JBT) has developed a Solid-State battery technology, which will enable wireless and remote …

New formula makes liquid flow batteries organic

Flow batteries have potential for grid-scale electrical storage.<p>In the batteries that power your laptop and cellphone, the charge carrying material …

Electricity from the air - Drayson's big idea

<b>Free energy from the air. It sounds like a fantasy but that is what the entrepreneur and former science minister Lord Drayson has just unveiled at London's Royal Institution.</b><p>He claims that a technology called Freevolt can be the power source for the "internet of things", allowing low energy devices …

Green Flow Battery Based on Cheap, Nontoxic Reagents

Illustration: Getty ImagesFlow batteries are an interesting alternative to conventional batteries because they can store charges in the form of a …

Clean Energy

Apple working on fuel cell tech that could give devices weeklong battery life

Apple continues to show interest in using hydrogen fuel cell technology, as evidenced in its latest patent filing. On Thursday, the United States …

Samsung’s free-form battery was instrumental in creation of the Gear S2

Samsung’s new smartwatch has caught the wearable industry’s attention, the Gear S2 is receiving favorable opinions from many critics and it’s likely …

Qualcomm's new Quick Charge will take batteries from 0 to 80 percent in 35 minutes

Quick Charge 3 is 38 percent more efficient than its predecessor, and will appear in mobile devices next year<p>Fast charging is an increasingly widespread and popular addition to modern smartphones. Almost every new Android handset features some sort of solution for giving it a rapid injection of …

Safe Advanced Mobile Power

Related Links:<p>2014 Safe Advanced Mobile Power White Paper<br>• 2014 Talk Given by Tom Coughlin at ICCE-Berlin<br>• 2014 SAMP Workshop – Update & Provisional …

The Importance of Battery Technology in Wearables

This lab makes phone batteries that charge in 30 seconds

Welcome to the lab where scientists are building smartphone batteries that fully charge your phone in 30 seconds -- and electric-car batteries …

Chelsea FC

This company wants to build a better battery than Elon Musk

Building a battery company is hard. But it’s even harder to do while the clean energy bubble is popping and your competitors are going bankrupt.<p>But …

How a Microscopic Supercapacitor Will Supercharge Mobile Electronics

<b>Capacitors. Open up your</b> computer and they stick out like rocks on a sandy beach. They’re the one kind of electronic device that never made it to …

Nanotech

New Best Buy rechargeable battery uncovered by Which? tests

<b>Our latest tests revealed a new top-scoring AA rechargeable battery. We’ve tested 18 AA rechargeable batteries from popular brands, including</b> …

Tech Trends

10 iconic US road trips you should take right now

Instead of suffering through another round of apple picking in an orchard that's been plucked dry, check out these essential American road trips, where you can see the fall foliage in all its glory.<p>While beautiful year-round, this is a fall foliage fave (for its epic dogwood, sourwood, sassafras …

The Best Fall Destinations (Besides New England)

If you’re looking for a stellar fall foliage road trip, Skyline Drive offers breathtaking views of beautiful Virginia landscapes along twisting, …

New England

The Seven Faces of Palm Springs

When I mentioned to a friend that I had recently visited Palm Springs, he asked, "<i>Which</i> Palm Springs?"<p>There's only one city in California named Palm Springs, of course, but that magical spot means different things to different people. My friend wondered what Palm Springs meant to <i>me</i>: luxury, …

Buenos Aires’s Eight Most Elegant Cafes

Café Tortoni was opened in 1858 by a Frenchman and has a good claim to being the “oldest café in BA.” Over the years, many of the country’s most …

Argentina

Top 6 Experiences in Southern California

Sand, surf and spectacular scenery are just a few reasons why Southern California lures travelers seeking a laid-back beach getaway. Beyond the picturesque shorelines across Malibu, Newport and Santa Monica, there are troves of can't-miss sights in Los Angeles, Orange County, Santa Barbara and San …

32 delicious foods to try in Chicago

1. Deep dish from Giordano’s.<p>2. Thin crust from Bar Siena.<p>3. One of each taco from Velvet Taco.<p>4. A big juicy steak from Chop.<p>5. Oysters from the …

French Fries

A route of life-changing moments

Highway 2 isn’t the quickest route across Washington state – and that’s exactly why you take it.<p>Honeyed streams of light slipped through a thick layer of trees as we raced east on Highway 2. I rolled down my window and deeply inhaled Washington state’s cool, refreshing mountain air. With my husband …

12 Things Not to Miss In Zanzibar

By College Tourist; Author: Julia Wiesmann<p><b>There are fewer African names more attractive and magical than Zanzibar.</b><p>There are fewer African names more attractive and magical than Zanzibar. Turquoise sea, palm-packed beaches, timeless fishing villages and the smell of exotic spices make Zanzibar a …

8 Gorgeous Day Trips From Amsterdam

By College Tourist; Author: Veronica White of University of East Anglia<p><b>Bring a book, catch a train and spend a day exploring everything Dutch in the Netherlands.</b><p>When you think of the Netherlands, the first things that jump to mind are windmills, tulips, canals, bikes and cheese (and maybe some …