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Mellow brings sous-vide cooking to the home user

Many people aren't fortunate enough to have a partner both willing and able to prepare delicious meals on a regular basis. Those who are blessed in such a way can stop reading right now. Everyone ...

2 hours ago from Gizmag

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Aton-Impulse's beefy Viking 2992 amphibian

This no-nonsense Russian seven-seater looks like a grenade-proof apocalyptic off-roader that happily handles river and lake crossings, but behind its muscular looks hides a surprisingly meek ...

19 hours ago from Gizmag

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Smart Wind and Solar Power

Big data and artificial intelligence are producing ultra-accurate forecasts that will make it feasible to integrate much more renewable energy into the grid.

18 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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Paradise for pedants: Software replaces the word 'literally' with 'figuratively' online

Does the misuse of the word 'literally' have you figuratively tearing out your hair? If so then we literally have the app for you: an extension for Google's Chrome browser that replaces every ...

9 hours ago from The Independent

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Bloomberg invests $5M in solar-powered lamp

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation has announced a $5 million investment in an artsy-looking solar-powered lamp designed for use in off-grid populations in Africa.

Tue 22 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Solar Frontier ponders New York expansion

Memorandum of understanding raises possibility of thin-film solar panel maker locating research and manufacturing activity in the US.

12 hours ago from optics.org

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Trinity portable wind turbine takes a breezy approach to charging-on-the-go

There are already plenty of solar-powered phone chargers out there, but they won't do you much good at night, when it's cloudy, or even if you live too far north. Chances are, however, that ...

22 hours ago from Gizmag

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Tesla delivers first China cars, plans expansion

Tesla Motors Inc. delivered its first eight electric sedans to customers in China on Tuesday and CEO Elon Musk said the company will build a nationwide network of charging stations and service ...

Tue 22 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Hydro-electric Toilet Helps You Generate Electricity With Each Flush

A hydroelectric dam is always a good idea when it comes to generating green power, but there are case studies which show that there will also be a largely negative environmental impact if ...

Tue 22 Apr 14 from Ubergizmo

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Wireless power transfer achieved at five-meter distance

The way electronic devices receive their power has changed tremendously over the past few decades, from wired to non-wired. Users today enjoy all kinds of wireless electronic gadgets including ...

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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