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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
- 77 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
- 79 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..
Worst Password of 2013 Was '123456' According to New Research By Splashdata
Science & Tech  (tags: business, computer, computers, design, discovery, Gizmos, humans, internet, investigation, news, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, science, technology, world, study )

Frank
- 90 days ago - mirror.co.uk
"The password management provider released a list of the 25 easiest to crack passwords to encourage internet users to better encrypt personal details."- mirror.co.uk
Cheap, Efficient Organic Flow Battery Materials
Science & Tech  (tags: science, batteries, organic, energy, environment, discovery, research, study, Gizmos )

Michael
- 96 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
- 100 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'
We Will See Malware Attacks on Internet-Connected Cars, Expert Warns
Science & Tech  (tags: business, computers, design, discovery, environment, Gizmos, habitat, humans, interesting, internet, investigation, news, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, science, society, technology, world )

Frank
- 103 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
"The threat to internet-connected cars is no different to that of web browsers - only with much more serious consequences, warns API and data security expert."- ibtimes.co.uk
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
- 103 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
- 104 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.
GravityLight: Applying Newton's Theory to Light
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, energy, environment, Gizmos, habitat, humans, interesting, investigation, news, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, society, tech, technology, world )

Frank
- 115 days ago - pulse.edf.com
"A pair of British designers are using the laws of gravity to fight energy poverty. Martin Riddiford and Jim Reeves have designed a lamp that can produce light from gravity. A bag weighted with around 9 kg of stones or sand provides enough power to..."
Metamaterials Developed to Bend Sound Waves, Deflect Tsunamis, Create Invisibility Cloak
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, environment, Gizmos, humans, interesting, news, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, society, technology, scientists )

Frank
- 118 days ago - nydailynews.com
"While the holy grail for researchers is to make objects and people invisible to the eye, there other applications -- such as charging cellphones wireless, protecting buildings from seismic waves during an earthquake and even designing rooms to appear.."
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
- 124 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
- 133 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
- 140 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
- 144 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
Science & Tech  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, china, europe, middle-east, business, concept, design, environment, Gizmos, habitat, health, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, science, scientists, study, tech, technology )

Ruth
- 161 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."
 

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