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Ford to Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car at CES Published January 02, 2014 /Associated Press
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, solar hybrid vehicle, cars, buses, trucks, tractor trailers, boats, ships, technology, news, performance, transportation, travel, usa, world, safety, Gizmos, performance, research, science, scientists )

Ruth
- 1108 days ago - foxnews.com
"The C-MAX Solar Energi Concept car uses a gasoline engine combined with a gizmo that acts like a magnifying glass to concentrate the sun's rays on the vehicle's roof-mounted solar panels....combined city-highway mileage is 100 mpg."
The Pentagon Banks on Giant Inflatable Satellite Balls for Satcom
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, environment, Gizmos, interesting, internet, investigation, NewTechnology, research, scientists, technology, world )

Frans
- 1110 days ago - industrytap.com
In an effort to make military equipment more durable, the Pentagon sees the future of communications in giant inflatable balls. A five-year, $440 million contract has been granted to the Army and Marine Corps, among others, in order to use an inflatable..
Cheap, Efficient Organic Flow Battery Materials
Science & Tech  (tags: science, batteries, organic, energy, environment, discovery, research, study, Gizmos )

Michael
- 1127 days ago - ecogeek.org
The science of power storage has a new variety of options and new materials to investigate thanks to some recent developments in the chemistry of materials used in flow batteries.
Solar Plane's Round the World Test Flight a Success SOLAR TECHNOLOGY NEWS | JANUARY 6, 2014 BY BRIAN |
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, tech, world, study, society, scientists, science, research, performance, NewTechnology, safety, news, Gizmos, environment, energy, design, concept, computer, climate, business )

Ruth
- 1132 days ago - solartribune.com
'One pilot of the world's largest solar plane, Solar Impulse, has completed round-the-world flight simulation lasting 72 hours.'..'The plane has a wingspan of 208 feet, weighs around 3,500 pounds and can fly both at day and night time thanks to 12,000 pv'
Wind Power To Supply 100% Of N.Y. Boarding School's Electricity Needs By Windpower Friday January 10 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: solar-wind energy combined, business, climate, computer, concept, design, energy, environment, Gizmos, habitat, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, science, scientists, study, tech, world )

Ruth
- 1134 days ago - nawindpower.com
'Through a deal with Connecticut-based renewable energy firm Viridian Power Co., The Storm King School (SKS), a New York-based boarding school, has begun consuming electricity that is entirely generated by local wind farms.' PLEASE GO SOLAR WITH WIND!
Indonesian Indigenous Groups Fight Climate Change With GPS Mapping
Science & Tech  (tags: asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, violence, UnitedNations, society, politics, technology, world, science, NewTechnology, interesting, Gizmos, environment, climate, safety )

JL
- 1135 days ago - irinnews.org
Indigenous communities in Indonesia are using GPS technology to demarcate the boundaries of their ancestral lands, a move many believe could also help mitigate the negative effects of climate change.
Solar Industry, Steel Workers Applaud Obama's Climate Change Initiatives BY: EDGAR MEZA 26. JUNE 2013 |
Science & Tech  (tags: thank you, energy, environment, science, research, safety, scientists, men, women, children, inventions, Gizmos, habitat, health, tech, performance, concept, design )

Ruth
- 1155 days ago - pv-magazine.com
"The U.S. currently has an installed cumulative solar electric capacity of more than 8.5 GW - enough to power more than 1.3 million homes, Resch explained, pointing out that in the first quarter of 2013, more than 48% of new electricity...was solar." TY
Video: A Boy Was Born Without A Hand. I Couldn't Have Guessed What His Dad Made For Him. Mind: Blown!
Science & Tech  (tags: study, technology, tech, safety, society, NewTechnology, medicine, humans, investigation, internet, Gizmos, health, discovery, design, computer, computers )

JL
- 1164 days ago - upworthy.com
Laura Willard Technology is fascinating. And I know you can find pretty much anything on the Internet, but the fact that this dad found the directions to create what he did is pretty darn amazing.
Take Action: End the NSA's Dragnet Surveillance Program!
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, government, humanrights, unitednations, usa, world, UnitedNations, politics, middle-east, HumanRights, study, technology, internet, Gizmos, discovery, society, safety )

JL
- 1171 days ago - secure2.convio.net
A NSA senior manager, speaking anonymously to the Washington Post, admitted that the NSA gets vast volumes of location data of Americans as well as overseas cell phone users by tapping into the cables that connect mobile networks.
Video:A 15-Year-Old With A Huge Brain And An Even Bigger Heart Blows MIT Away
Science & Tech  (tags: africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, world, usa, interesting, freedoms, HumanRights, technology, science, scientists, society, NewTechnology, investigation, Gizmos, discovery, energy )

JL
- 1175 days ago - upworthy.com
Alvin Melathe In a world where the word "genius" gets thrown around to describe taxi-cab apps and online dating algorithms, it's nice to meet someone who remembers that truly important inventions are about making life better for your community & your w
2012: The Year in Pee and Poop Sami Grover Design / Bathroom Design January 3, 2013 Teenagers Invent a Pee-Powered Generator 20
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Ruth
- 1192 days ago - treehugger.com
"Derek posted on four teenage girls who presented a "pee-powered generator" at Maker Faire Africa in Lagos, it generatored quite the discussion in our comments."
When Florida Disappears - Floating Architecture for a Submerged World August 12th, 2013 By Kelly
Science & Tech  (tags: business, climate, concept, design, energy, environment, discovery, Gizmos, habitat, health, investigation, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, science, scientists, society, study, tech, technology, world )

Ruth
- 1193 days ago - ecochunk.com
"With the possibility of cities and coastal areas going under water in the future, it has become necessary to devise plans beforehand in order to deal with such situations successfully. Can floating architecture can be the ultimate solution...."
Cheap, Spray-on Solar Cells Developed By Canadian Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, solar, solar panels, science, NewTechnology, research, concept, design, Gizmos, study, technology, tech, energy, Canada )

Michael
- 1231 days ago - cbc.ca
Silicon-free solar cells, light and flexible enough to roll up or use as window blinds, are under development at a University of Alberta lab.
The Royal Photographic Society's Science Images of the Year - Fascinating Photos
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Caree
- 1243 days ago - weather.com
Many of the photos highlight aspects of nature that are only visible under a microscope, and most of the images were created by scientists in the midst of research, reports the BBC. Located in Newcastle, England, the International Images for Science ...
USAID Invests in Open-Source Mobile Tech for Water Sanitation Monitoring
Science & Tech  (tags: tech, technology, science, scientists, water, society, world, safety, performance, NewTechnology, investigation, health, Gizmos, design, environment )

JL
- 1270 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A non-profit tech startup, mWater has created an app for mobile phone users to instantly test and analyze water quality from local sources and share this information on their global, open-source water monitoring database.
 

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