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Toyota’s Hybrid TS030 Supercar to Debut at Le Mans 24 Hour Race

Toyota’s Hybrid TS030 Supercar to Debut at Le Mans 24 Hour Race

Toyota just made a splash in the high-performance auto world as it unveiled its brand new hybrid TS030 - the gasoline-electric super car they'll be driving in 2012's 24 hour Le Mans Race. The

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Obama’s State of the Union Address Sets Forth a Green Blueprint for America

Obama’s State of the Union Address Sets Forth a Green Blueprint for America

President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address to the nation last night while standing firm on his believe that American ingenuity will carry us safely into a secure future. His

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Tesla Set to Launch Model S Electric Sedan This Summer!

Tesla Set to Launch Model S Electric Sedan This Summer!

Tesla - the company that made electric vehicles sexy for the first time - just announced that they're on track to get the first Model S sedans on the road next summer. While talking to

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Japanese Homes and Business Sold 2,150 Gigawatt-Hours of Solar Energy Back to the Grid in 2011

Japanese Homes and Business Sold 2,150 Gigawatt-Hours of Solar Energy Back to the Grid in 2011

Small businesses and homeowners in Japan sold an amazing 2,150 gigawatt hours of solar energy back to utilities last year - a figure that shows a fifty percent increase since 2010. The surge in

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Massive 1,000 LB Butter Sculpture Will Power Pennsylvania Farm for Three Days

Massive 1,000 LB Butter Sculpture Will Power Pennsylvania Farm for Three Days

Each year the Pennsylvania Farm Show unveils a series of giant butter sculptures, and this year the mother of them all was revealed - a 1,000 pound piece of butter art. The sculpture depicts a

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US Department of Energy Decreases Estimate of East Coast Natural Gas Reserves by 66%

US Department of Energy Decreases Estimate of East Coast Natural Gas Reserves by 66%

The US Department of Energy took a chunk out of the natural gas industry's high hopes for the future yesterday by slashing the amount of gas estimated to be held in the Marcellus Shale -- a huge

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Giant Bulge of Fresh Water in the Arctic Ocean Threatens Europe’s Weather Patterns

Giant Bulge of Fresh Water in the Arctic Ocean Threatens Europe’s Weather Patterns

European researchers recently discovered a bulging mass of fresh water currently growing in the western Arctic Ocean that could wreak havoc on Europe's climate if it enters the Atlantic Ocean.

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UK’S First Marine Energy Park to Harvest 27 Gigawatts of Wave Power by 2050

UK’S First Marine Energy Park to Harvest 27 Gigawatts of Wave Power by 2050

The UK's climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced today that South West England will soon be home to the country's first Marine Energy Park. The park, once completed, will stretch from

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New Mitsubishi Technology Makes Ships More Efficient by Blowing Tiny Air Bubbles

New Mitsubishi Technology Makes Ships More Efficient by Blowing Tiny Air Bubbles

A new technology from Mitsubishi will make large ships more fuel efficient by using tiny air bubbles to reduce the friction of the ship's hull on the water. The company has completed the

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HORTUS is a Crazy Greenhouse Contraption of 300+ Algae-Filled Bags

HORTUS is a Crazy Greenhouse Contraption of 300+ Algae-Filled Bags

HORTUS -- or Hydro Organisms Responsive To Urban Stimuli -- is a crazy new exhibit in London made up of 325 transparent bags of algae hanging from the ceiling via a network of ropes. Long

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14 Ton Failed Russian Space Probe Is Now Littered Somewhere in Earth’s Oceans

14 Ton Failed Russian Space Probe Is Now Littered Somewhere in Earth’s Oceans

News that an unmanned failed Russian space probe -- the Phobos-Grunt, or Phobos-Ground in English -- was about to smack into Earth shot like wildfire through the airwaves last week as the truth

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Bulgaria Officially Bans Hydraulic Fracturing for Natural Gas

Bulgaria Officially Bans Hydraulic Fracturing for Natural Gas

The country of Bulgaria just thwarted Chevron and took a big step forward for the environment by banning hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) for natural gas, making it the second European nation

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Human Stomach Microbe Breaks Down Seaweed for Biofuel Production

Human Stomach Microbe Breaks Down Seaweed for Biofuel Production

Researchers at the Bio Architecture Lab and the University of Washington in Seattle have genetically modified a microbe commonly found in the human stomach to enable it to break down the very

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Investors Ask the Bank of England to Ditch Carbon-Heavy Investments

Investors Ask the Bank of England to Ditch Carbon-Heavy Investments

Investors, environmental groups, and academics sent a letter to the Bank of England (which is responsible for keeping England's economic stability) this week, urging it to assess the risk

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EPA to Provide Clean Drinking Water to Families Near Fracking Sites in Pennsylvania

EPA to Provide Clean Drinking Water to Families Near Fracking Sites in Pennsylvania

Showing concern for the dangerous impact of hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) on ground water reserves, the EPA has decided to provide clean drinking water to four families in Dimock,

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Apple Unveils iBooks 2 Platform for iPad With $15 Digital Textbooks

Apple Unveils iBooks 2 Platform for iPad With $15 Digital Textbooks

Today Apple shook up the world of textbook publishing by unveiling iBooks 2 for iPad - a platform that will allow iPad users to purchase inexpensive and dynamic textbooks for their device.

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Wikipedia, Reddit Blackouts Successful – 24 Senators Retract Support for SOPA/PIPA Bills

Wikipedia, Reddit Blackouts Successful – 24 Senators Retract Support for SOPA/PIPA Bills

Though the Motion Picture Association of America called yesterday’s protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) an “irresponsible” publicity

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Philips Unveils a Transparent Solar-Powered OLED Car Sunroof

Philips Unveils a Transparent Solar-Powered OLED Car Sunroof

Philips and BASF recently teamed up to create a hot new technology that could be the "it" feature in upcoming luxury electric vehicles - an OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) that also acts as

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SOPA and PIPA Protests Could Save Online Publishing and the Jobs that Depend on It

SOPA and PIPA Protests Could Save Online Publishing and the Jobs that Depend on It

You might have noticed today that some of your favorite internet haunts are looking kind of gloomy, and that's because websites like Wikipedia, Google and Reddit are protesting two bills - the

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Nissan Unveils World’s First Self-Healing iPhone Case

Nissan Unveils World’s First Self-Healing iPhone Case

Nissan envisions a world where you'll only have to buy one iPhone case for the life of your precious device - and they just launched the world's first self-healing iPhone case to bring that

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Artist Creates Incredibly Detailed Life-Size Ford Mustang Entirely Out of Paper!

Artist Creates Incredibly Detailed Life-Size Ford Mustang Entirely Out of Paper!

We can't help but wonder if Brand used recycled paper to create this masterpiece -- we hope he did -- and we're concerned about the toxic nature of the inkjet ink that colors the piece but we're

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President Swiftly Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline Plan from TransCanada

President Swiftly Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline Plan from TransCanada

The Obama Administration is expected to announce a rejection of a Canadian oil firm's Keystone XL pipeline application. The Keystone XL pipeline has made headlines over the past year as

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Mercedes Announces B-Class E-Cell Electric Vehicle for the US in 2013

Mercedes Announces B-Class E-Cell Electric Vehicle for the US in 2013

The race for the coolest electric vehicle in the United States just heated up a little as Mercedes-Benz's Head of Sales and Marketing Joachim Schmidt just announced that a US-only range-extended

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MIT Researcher Explains Why Gas Mileage is Still Low Despite Advances in Fuel Economy

MIT Researcher Explains Why Gas Mileage is Still Low Despite Advances in Fuel Economy

If you live in the United States and value fuel efficiency, you might catch yourself looking longingly overseas at super efficient vehicle fleets and wondering, why not us? One MIT researcher

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Breakthrough Silver Ink Could Lead to Cheaper, Lower-Impact Flexible Electronics

Breakthrough Silver Ink Could Lead to Cheaper, Lower-Impact Flexible Electronics

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a new method of printing silver ink that could lead to dramatic decrease in the price of flexible electronics. Previous conductive silver

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NASA Study Says Air Pollution Controls Could Slow Climate Change and Boost Agriculture Yield

NASA Study Says Air Pollution Controls Could Slow Climate Change and Boost Agriculture Yield

A recent NASA study completed in New York City at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) found that fourteen key air pollution control measures could not only help to curb climate

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Newly Observed Criegee Molecule Could Be the Key to Cooling Climate Change

Newly Observed Criegee Molecule Could Be the Key to Cooling Climate Change

Researchers in the United Kingdom have finally been able to nail down and measure the impacts of the elusive Criegee biradical (or Criegee intermediate) - an atmospheric molecule that could be

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Architecture for Humanity Reports They’ve Helped Tens of Thousands in the Wake of the Haiti Earthquake

Architecture for Humanity Reports They’ve Helped Tens of Thousands in the Wake of the Haiti Earthquake

When a massive earthquake struck Haiti two years ago today, the damage was staggering. Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced and entire towns were reduced to rubble. In the wake of the

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EPA Announces Online Tool For Tracking Large Stationary Polluters, Power Plants Lead the Pack

EPA Announces Online Tool For Tracking Large Stationary Polluters, Power Plants Lead the Pack

Information is power and as it turns out power equals emissions. Or at least that's what a new comprehensive database of the United States' 6,700 biggest stationary emitters put together by the

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Official Doomsday Clock Moves One Minute Closer to End of World Due to Climate Change, Nuclear Proliferation

Official Doomsday Clock Moves One Minute Closer to End of World Due to Climate Change, Nuclear Proliferation

A well-known group of scientists decided yesterday that Earth's doomsday is now one minute closer due to global inaction on climate change and the ongoing threat of nuclear disaster. The

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