Germany Converts Coal Mine Into Giant Battery Storage for Surplus Solar and Wind Power1

Germany Converts Coal Mine Into Giant Battery Storage for Surplus Solar...

Germany is embarking on an innovative project to turn a hard coal mine into a giant battery that can store surplus solar and wind...
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Recognizing the Inherent Rights of Nature

The Town of Crestone’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution last month recognizing the rights of nature. Crestone, Colorado now joins dozens of communities,...
Newly Discovered Planet Could Be The Best Hope For Life Outside Solar System

Newly Discovered Planet Could Be The Best Hope For Life Outside...

We live in a wondrous age where scientists don't exactly find it hard to make out exoplanets against the inky blackness of the night...

New Battery Lets Electric Cars Go 200 Miles on a 10-Minute...

Electric vehicles could decarbonize one of the most polluting sectors of our economy, but they’re bedeviled by one major problem: range anxiety. A new...
Awesome New Technologies That Make Us Feel The Future

Awesome New Technologies That Make Us Feel The Future

For every massively large technological advancement from Big Data to astronomy telescopes the size of office buildings, there are a handful of innovations that...
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Trees travelling west: How climate is changing our forests

Many studies on the impacts of global temperature rise have suggested that the range of our forests will migrate poleward and upward. However, research...

Bats can use ‘vocal learning’ to change their tune

Humans learn to speak by mimicking speech sounds. Are there other mammals who can learn sounds by imitation? In an experimental study, researchers from...

Is vegan design the Next Big Trend?

It's a nice idea, but it needs a bit more rigor. We do go on about building a healthy house, about a low-carbon house, about...

15 Unique Holiday Foods From Around the World

Food is the cornerstone of the holiday season. It brings friends and family together to share memories, cultural traditions, and great flavors. From figgy pudding...

Study Suggest Your Phone Could Be 10x Dirtier Than A Toilet...

Think of anything, absolutely anything that you use on your body. It either goes for wash afterward or gets thrown or is washed away....