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10 Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency at Home and Put Money in Your Pocket Industry

10 Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency at Home and Put Money in Your Pocket

Domestic Energy Efficiency has long been a hot topic of debate and subject to extensive research and capital expenditure for countries and organizations alike for many decades. The so-called green revolution has helped to push this principle into the public arena.It might surprise you that in the UK, domestic energy accounts for a large proportion of the country’s CO2 emissions.

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New Metallic Glass Could Create Graceful NASA Rovers Industry

New Metallic Glass Could Create Graceful NASA Rovers

By Shelby RogersDecember 04, 2016So much of a robot& 39;s efficiency lies in its gears. For specialty needs, like gathering soil samples on a different planet, gears can make or break a robot& 39;s success.NASA& 39;s Jet Propulsion Laboratory recently reported it& 39;s working on a new type of glass to aid its robots.

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Watch the Wearable Tesla Coil Gun in Action Industry

Watch the Wearable Tesla Coil Gun in Action

December 03, 2016“Power can be, and at no distant date will be, transmitted without wires, for all commercial uses, such as the lighting of homes and the driving of airplanes. I have discovered the essential principles, and it only remains to develop them commercially. When this is done, you will be able to go anywhere in the world — to the mountain top overlooking your farm, to the arctic, or to the desert — and set up a little equipment that will give you heat to cook with, and light to read by.

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Germany's New Machine Brings Us Leaps Closer to Nuclear Fusion Industry

Germany's New Machine Brings Us Leaps Closer to Nuclear Fusion

By Shelby RogersDecember 06, 2016A new study proves we might be significantly closer to fusion energy than ever before.Last year, Germany powered up a huge nuclear fusion. The reactor could contain high-powered, high-heat helium plasma, making it an initial success. But has it worked properly since that preliminary success?

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The 3D Atlas of Our Universe Redefines Our Sense of Home Industry

The 3D Atlas of Our Universe Redefines Our Sense of Home

December 08, 2016For the ones who would like to see where we are in the cosmos, this 3D digital atlas of our universe stretches out the universe to billions of lightyears away.The 3D Atlas of Our Digital Universe comes as a result of almost 20 years of work of the Hayden Planetarium and the American Museum of Natural History.

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15 of Mankind's Greatest Engineering Marvels Industry

15 of Mankind's Greatest Engineering Marvels

Mankind has gone from strength to strength since our early days fending off large predators. Mankind& 39;s greatest engineering marvels don& 39;t just encompass the modern ones you might instinctively think of.Join us as we dive into the ancient past and journey through history to revisit, the greatest engineering marvels of mankind.

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India Unveils World's Largest Solar Power Plant Industry

India Unveils World's Largest Solar Power Plant

India has been celebrated by environmental groups with the announcement of its latest solar power plant in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu, Southern India. The facility& 39;s construction propels India into the top position for the world& 39;s largest solar power plant.The recently-completed plant cost $679 million USD.

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This Robot has the Grace of a Gliding Manta Ray Industry

This Robot has the Grace of a Gliding Manta Ray

By Shelby RogersDecember 11, 2016Engineer Gabrielle Franzini knew she wanted to pursue engineering after winning third place in her state science fair. She and her team constructed an Arduino microcontroller out of cardboard and balsa wood. Despite its simplicity, it was enough to instill a passion into Franzini.

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Sweden Recycles Over 99 Percent of Waste, Imports Other Countries' Trash Industry

Sweden Recycles Over 99 Percent of Waste, Imports Other Countries' Trash

By Shelby RogersDecember 10, 2016It sounds like the start of a bad late-night joke. & 34;Sweden& 39;s recycling is so good...& 34; & 34;How good is it?& 34;But the answer remains impressive rather than humorous.The Swedish recycling program reported it recycles more than 99 percent of all household waste & 34;in one way or another.

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The Nesin Mathematics Village: a Dream to Think, Learn and Enjoy Math Industry

The Nesin Mathematics Village: a Dream to Think, Learn and Enjoy Math

Imagine a fascinating complex in the middle of nature, completely designed to & 39;live& 39; science and art. That would be Nesin Mathematics Village.The Nesin Mathematics Village is a small village built on the Aegean side of Turkey, completely designed to experience mathematics and art, collaborate and enjoy for anyone who is into.

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This Incredible Floating House Complex is Truly Off-The-Grid Industry

This Incredible Floating House Complex is Truly Off-The-Grid

December 12, 2016For many people seeking environmentally friendly living, living off the grid remains the ultimate goal. Canadian couple Wayne Adams and Catherine King managed to do just that in a house built on 12 floating platforms. The Cypress Bay, British Columbia floating complex gives them and their guests all they could want in spectacular fashion.

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Google to Go Carbon Neutral By 2017 Industry

Google to Go Carbon Neutral By 2017

By Shelby RogersDecember 08, 2016By 2017, the processing power it takes for your search of cute cat videos on the internet will now be carbon neutral.In a recent press release, Google announced it will reach 100 percent renewable energy and carbon neutrality by next year. Google started taking steps toward this goal in 2010, according to Urs Holzle, senior vice president of technical infrastructure.

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South Korean Scientists Smash Nuclear Fusion Record Industry

South Korean Scientists Smash Nuclear Fusion Record

By Shelby RogersDecember 19, 2016Physicists in South Korea managed to keep high-performance plasma stable for 70 seconds this week. This gives the Korean Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research (KSTAR) reactor the record for the longest ever time sustaining such reaction. Image Source: Michael Maccagnan/Wikipedia This superheated plasma holds the key to unlocking nuclear fusion for virtually limitless and reliable energy.

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The Panama Canal: A story of blood, sweat and rebellion Industry

The Panama Canal: A story of blood, sweat and rebellion

The Panama Canal, one of the 20th Centuries greatest engineering achievements. This not so humble piece of infrastructure connects 160 countries and 1,700 ports across the planet.Officially opened on 15th August 1914, the Panama Canal is an American-built waterway across the Isthmus of Panama. The canal is a 50-mile long passage connecting the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans enabling shipping to & 34;shortcut& 34; between the two.

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IDDP Drills Into a New Era of Steam Energy Potential Industry

IDDP Drills Into a New Era of Steam Energy Potential

January 03, 2017Iceland Deep Drilling Project (IDDP) recently announced they almost reached into 5km down into the heart of a volcano where temperatures about 500C. The project aims to & 39;drill& 39; a new era of the geothermal energy industry.According to the IDDP, the project almost reached 5 km down into one of the most volcanically active places in the world, Reykjanes peninsula.

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The Top Toys for Young (and-Young-at-Heart) Engineers Industry

The Top Toys for Young (and-Young-at-Heart) Engineers

Only six more days until Christmas! Still missing presents for people? We& 39;ve compiled a shortlist of incredible gadgets for young and young-at-heart engineers. Fun can be had by all with these toys. We& 39;ve categorized them by age, though, in case you& 39;re looking for something for an adult or child.

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Top 10 Largest Engines in the World Industry

Top 10 Largest Engines in the World

Welcome to Interesting Engineering& 39;s Top Largest Engines in the World. Being such a & 34;catch-all& 34; topic we have decided to choose certain historical and current examples. Ranging from humble land-based internal combustion engines to gravity-defying space rockets, the following list is an eclectic mix of old and new.

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The Universal History of Numbers: a Book Inspired by a Kid's Question Industry

The Universal History of Numbers: a Book Inspired by a Kid's Question

One of the 100 or so books that shaped a Century of Science of American Scientist& 39;s list; The Universal History of Numbers of Georges Ifrah.January 01, 2017The road of science is paved with questions, and the most interesting ones mostly come from children. A Universal History of Numbers by Georges Ifrah became a pioneering book resulting from the curiosity of children.

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Method-1 Makes Impressive Debut as the Future's Giant, Walking Robot Industry

Method-1 Makes Impressive Debut as the Future's Giant, Walking Robot

December 22, 2016This 4 meter tall robot could be the small-scale Iron Giant we& 39;ve always wanted. Future Technology, a company based in Seoul South Korea, has begun testing their 4 m tall, 1.5 ton manned robot dubbed “Method-1”. Method-1 bears a striking resemblance to Avatar’s MK-6 Amplified Mobility Platform which amplifies the user& 39;s articulation.

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Challenging Times for Canada's Oil Sands Industry

Challenging Times for Canada's Oil Sands

December 25, 2016Canada& 39;s oil sands industry is under immense pressure as companies abandon major projects. A company recently requested to revoke an oil sands project as a result of & 34;regulatory uncertainty.& 34; According to the Wildrose party, a conservative provincial political party in Alberta, Canada, this signifies similar economic moves to follow.

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