Science & Technology

Octopuses Are So Intelligent, Scientists Are Sure They Must Be Aliens

You learn at a young age that octopuses have eight tentacles… and that’s about it. Unless inspiration hits to research more about the many-legged creatures, the fact that they have an enormous head and three hearts usually goes unnoticed. But that’s not where the cool facts concerning this species end. Recently, scientists studying the genetic […]

Germany Just Got 78 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewable Sources

Germany Just Got 78 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewable Sources

On July 25th, Germany set a new record for renewable energy by meeting 78% of the day’s electricity requirements from renewables, exceeding the previous record of 74% set in May 2014.  This is a huge achievement and proves that renewable energy is the answer to our future energy needs.  According to the federal Energy Information […]

This Mega-Structure Sucks CO2 Emissions Out of Thin Air

You’ve probably been drowning in all the news about global warming. The fact of the matter is, our carbon pollution is currently damaging our ecosystem and causing great concern for future generations.  Some might think that global warming is irreversible but this Canadian start-up, Carbon Engineering has created a modular series of carbon capture filters, claiming […]

Does Elon Musk’s Tesla Model S ‘Signal the Beginning of the End for Oil?’

Does Elon Musk’s Tesla Model S ‘Signal the Beginning of the End for Oil?’

By: Lorraine Chow | ecowatch.com At least that’s the word on the street after Story County official Dean Haymore revealed that the electric vehicle/battery maker initially bought a thousand acres to start with, then recently swooped up another 1,200 acres and another 350 acres on top of that. As Tech News Today writes, Tesla “initially intended to purchase 10 million square-feet of […]

James Cameron Built A Giant Solar Garden For His Wife’s Sustainable School

James Cameron Built A Giant Solar Garden For His Wife’s Sustainable School

James Cameron, the acclaimed film director, gave his wife a ‘bouquet’ of flowers, but not the normal flowers you find at the local supermarket. It is a flower garden consisting of five big photovoltaic Sun Flowers that will generate electricity for Suzy Amis Cameron’s sustainable school called MUSE School. “My incredible husband really knows how to […]

Tesla’s $3,500 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy!

Tesla’s $3,500 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy!

The wait is over! Tesla announced a home battery and utility-scale battery that will power future homes. Powerwall is a home battery that charges using electricity generated from solar panels, or when utility rates are low, and powers your home in the evening. It also fortifies your home against power outages by providing a backup […]

These Two Students Created A Device That Puts Out Fires With Sound Waves

Fire is a beautiful, terrifying, and captivating beast. Licking the essence of what it desires before it consumes it whole, it’s a force of nature to be reckoned with – and also handled with caution for obvious reasons. Every year out-of-control fires consume approximately 1,240,000 homes and cause 3,240 civilian deaths – and just in the US. But […]

1 2 3 26