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EV Racers Could be Turned Into Life-Size Slot Cars Using Wireless Charging

EV Racers Could be Turned Into Life-Size Slot Cars Using Wireless Charging

Every kid who's ever played with slot cars had the dream that one day they could get inside one and whizz around a race track. Of course getting inside a regular petrol-driven car would probably

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LA’s Amazing Jovanovic Residence Keeps its Cool With a Perforated Facade

LA’s Amazing Jovanovic Residence Keeps its Cool With a Perforated Facade

Los Angeles is a pretty crowded city and finding the space to build your dream home can be pretty tricky. But US architects Lorcan O’Herlihy found a solution by building an amazing family home

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Fleets of Wave Power Ships Could Harvest Cheap Energy from the Motion of the Ocean

Fleets of Wave Power Ships Could Harvest Cheap Energy from the Motion of the Ocean

With cost being one of the few remaining barriers to renewable energy technology fulfilling our energy needs on their own, projects like this from the guys at Boston University and the

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US Kids Targeted by ‘Fracking’ Cartoon

US Kids Targeted by ‘Fracking’ Cartoon

Energy companies are rarely the most popular bunch these days, with their enormous profits, executive bonuses and environmental impact. So how would you feel if you found out that a Canadian oil

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El Hierro: The World’s First Renewable Energy Island… or is It?

El Hierro: The World’s First Renewable Energy Island… or is It?

The tiny Spanish island of El Hierro has recently entered the spotlight and being dubbed "the world's first renewable energy energy. No one can deny that what's happening on El Hierro is

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Coca-Cola First In the Industry to Create Sustainable Shelving Made from Cardboard

Coca-Cola First In the Industry to Create Sustainable Shelving Made from Cardboard

Companies like Coca-Cola are constantly running new promotions, pushing new products and tapping into new markets. Unfortunately, with all their new initiatives comes continually changing store

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Solaleya’s Shell-Shaped Solar “Pearl” House is a Breezy Green Retreat

Solaleya’s Shell-Shaped Solar “Pearl” House is a Breezy Green Retreat

Over the past few years we've seen many architects move away from traditional architecture in an attempt to make their designs more sustainable. One of the great things about this trend is that

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Swooping Hoover Dam Re-Design Creates Spectacular Views for Visitors

Swooping Hoover Dam Re-Design Creates Spectacular Views for Visitors

One of the primary purposes of the re-design is to allow visitors in engage with the water flowing from the upstream river via a series of mega-containers. A hanging tower above the 700-foot

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Vestas Announces Launch of the World’s Most Efficient Wind Turbine

Vestas Announces Launch of the World’s Most Efficient Wind Turbine

Danish wind power manufacturer Vestas has announced the launch of the world's most efficient wind turbine, the V163-7.0MW. This huge windmill boasts a 7 megawatt (MW) capacity and a rotor

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The Geoid: New Gravity Map of the Earth Helps Us Understand the World’s Climate

The Geoid: New Gravity Map of the Earth Helps Us Understand the World’s Climate

The European Space Agency's GOCE satellite has returned detailed images of the world's varying gravitational signals that reveal a multi-colored 'Potato Earth'.

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Highview’s CryoEnergy System Efficiently Stores Energy With Liquified Air

Highview’s CryoEnergy System Efficiently Stores Energy With Liquified Air

One of the major issues with renewable energy technologies like solar and wind power is that energy generation tends to be intermittent -- i.e. the sun doesn’t always shine and the wind

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Underwater Kite Turbines Harvest Energy From Ocean Waves

Underwater Kite Turbines Harvest Energy From Ocean Waves

Wave power generators generally take the form of sea snake-like designs that sit atop rolling waves, gathering kinetic energy and turning it into power. However a new idea combines the worlds of

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UK’s Cella Energy Develops Hydrogen ‘Micro Beads’ That Could Fuel Cars for $1.50 Per Gallon

UK’s Cella Energy Develops Hydrogen ‘Micro Beads’ That Could Fuel Cars for $1.50 Per Gallon

With social unrest in the Middle East and North Africa raising more concerns over our reliance on fossil fuels, and the horrific earthquake in Japan underscoring the dangers of nuclear power, we

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