Zach Graber

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China’s war on coal continues — the country just canceled 104 new coal plants

Because China is such a behemoth, its energy decisions absolutely dwarf anything any other country is doing right now. Case in point: Over the weekend, the Chinese government ordered 13 provinces to cancel 104 coal-fired projects in development, amounting to a whopping 120 gigawatts of capacity in …

How the grandson of a World War II tank mechanic built an online marketplace for mechanics

His grandfather was a military mechanic during the second world war, and went on to create a successful mechanics and leasing company.<p>His father, after leaving school at 15 to become a mechanic, now owns the biggest Kia franchise dealership in the UK.<p>And his brother is a mechanic today.<p>The …

Solar Employs More Workers Than Coal, Oil and Natural Gas Combined

U.S. solar employs more workers than any other energy industry, including coal, oil and natural gas combined, according to the U.S. Department of …

Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut and travel to the brain

WE HAVE been thinking about Parkinson’s disease all wrong. The condition may arise from damage to the gut, not the brain.<p>If the idea is correct, it …

Circadian rhythms and the microbiome: Disrupting daily routine of gut microbes can be bad news for whole body

<b>(Getty/azgAr Donmaz)</b><p>This offers one pathway to explain a Pandora’s box of possible adverse health effects from aspects of modern life<p>Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens<p>December 25, 2016 12:30am (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>We’ve known that bacteria …

How Simple Hydrogen Could Solve Renewable Energy's Biggest Problem

A promising technology that injects hydrogen into existing gas pipelines could be the key to stabilizing renewable energy generation.<p>One of the biggest problems with renewable energy is the way supply and demand can fluctuate wildly. If the wind stops blowing or the sun goes down, renewable energy …

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Oil Companies and Big Polluters are Desperately Trying to Stop I-732 (the Carbon Tax Swap Initiative)

<b>Big Oil and Big Carbon Polluters are very worried</b>.<br>They obviously believe that Washington State's I-732 (the revenue-neutral carbon tax initiative) …

Most Wanted Woodworking Tools for Carpentry Works | Top 10 Best Products | Buyers Guide and Reviews 2018

Woodworking is the very interesting subject. I think every people should know about this field. Because, It will help us to do our home woodworking …

The best Christmas gifts for people who love to travel

Accessories<p>I-blossom blusher<p>This nifty no-mess powder blush, which has the properties of coconut oil that help to soften skin, comes with a mirrored-bottom and a stamp-style soft sponge applicator convenient for a quick touch of colour on-the-go. It comes in three shades of peony, rose and tulip to …

World's Best Destinations For Adventure Travel, Revealed

According to <i>Scientific American</i>, the strongest memories are formed when a person experiences something interesting, novel, or emotionally intense. …

Roman coins ID'd in Japanese ruins, but their origin baffles

TOKYO (AP) — The eyes of a visiting archaeologist lit up when he was shown the 10 tiny, tarnished discs that had sat unnoticed in storage for two and a half years at a dig on a southern Japan island.<p>He had been to archaeological sites in Italy and Egypt, and recognized the "little round things" as …

Skip The Math: Researchers Paint A Picture Of Health Benefits And Risks

Mammograms are said to cut the risk of dying from breast cancer by as much as 20 percent, which sounds like an invincible argument for regular screening.<p>But two Maryland researchers want people to question that kind of thinking. They want patients to re-examine the usefulness of cancer exams, …

MIT’s new software makes multi-material 3D printing easy

Using a mixture of different materials in 3D printing has been difficult for the user end, requiring basically knowledge of programming and specific training, but new software developed by MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab aims to be the “Photoshop for 3D materials,” making it …

One Hour Of Exercise On This Bike Can Power Your Home For A Day

Imagine powering your home with just one hour of exercise-for free. Manoj Bhargava, CEO of 5-hour Energy maker Living Essentials, is working to make …

10 Ways How Running Changes Your Body

The benefits from running are just amazing! Any runner can tell you good stories about how running has positively impacted their lives. Running …

Researchers discover more efficient way to split water, produce hydrogen

Hydrogen is often considered a fuel for the future, in the form of fuel cells to power electric motors or burned in internal combustion engines. But …

Human Activity in the Oceans is Driving Many Large Species Toward Extinction

Human activity in the oceans is driving many large species toward extinction, posing a threat to the wider ocean ecosystem, according to new research.<p>…

Ben & Jerry's Puts Its Own Ice Cream Flavors on 'Endangered Pints' List Due to Climate Change

As the climate heats up, there’s one thing you can always depend on to cool you down: ice cream. But popular ice cream manufacturer Ben & Jerry’s …

Pope, UAE build bridges to take on ideology of hate and terror

<b>(CNN) —</b> When His Holiness Pope Francis received His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the armed forces of the United Arab Emirates, it was the highest-level official delegation from the Gulf state ever to visit the Vatican, and …

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5-Minute Drink Lets You Lose 5 Pounds In 5 Days

When it comes to the process of losing weight, there are numerous ways which can be of great help. Most of them include regular exercising and having …

Which Is Worse for the Planet: Beef or Cars?

By Jordyn Cormier<p>Cars are often used as the golden standard of environmental destruction. We know that our driving is hurtful to the environment. …

3D Printing Gives Historic Cars a New Chance To Be on The Street Again

Restoring cars and another great memorabilia is a well-known pastime for many people. Whether it is for nostalgic reasons, or that you just love the …

13 Sweet Uses for Cauliflower You Haven’t Tried Yet

You’ve witnessed firsthand how great sweet potato pies and black bean desserts can be. In other unexpected dessert ingredient news, here’s everyone’s fave paleo hack ingredient: cauliflower! It whips up light and fluffy, and since it tastes great mashed it will work in a batter too. Whether you’re …

Food

How to Make $2 Clamps, Build a Wooden Vase and Avoid Nail Gun Blowouts

<b>Reclaimed Wood Table</b><p>A cool, short build from Jimmy DiResta's archives this week, as he takes some wood he found on the streets of NYC and turns it …

Chocolate Coffee Smoothie

<i>Naturally sweetened & dairy free Chocolate and Coffee Smoothie – thick, creamy, chocolatey indulgence! Paleo & Vegan</i><p>I hate to sound like a Folger’s …

Financial technology matures as government steps in

You would be hard pressed to read the news and not know that fintech is seemingly at a crossroads — from Lending Club‘s CEO resigning to reports of other peer-to-peer lending platforms reducing their workforce to headlines that state that, after a boom in funding, venture capitalists are looking to …

Tesla Tried To Buy A Lithium Startup for $325 Million

Two years ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk offered $325 million to buy the once promising startup Simbol Materials, which was extracting small amounts of …

This Case Lets Your iPhone Run Android

Tech accessory firm Tendigi has managed to develop an iPhone case that lets the Apple-built handset run Google’s Android operating system. It’s the …

Wisconsin scandal: Aaron Rodgers eliminates dairy from his diet

Getty Images<p>Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers may still autograph a fan’s cheesehead.<p>But don’t expect him to share in the Wisconsin fashion icon’s …