UK wind power share shows record rise
The United Kingdom wind power production has been enjoying an upward trajectory, and on Tuesday wind power achieved a significant energy production milestone, reported Brooks Hays for UPI. High winds from Hurricane Gonzalo were the force behind wind turbines outproducing nuclear power ...
Survey: Harassment a common part of online life (Update)
A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.
Hendersons introduce hoverboard and a future beyond wheels
Should the Japanese give nuclear power another chance?
On September 9, 2014, the Japan Times reported an increasing number of suicides coming from the survivors of the March 2011 disaster. In Minami Soma Hospital, which is located 23 km away from the power plant, ...
Electromobility, efficient and safe: Visio.M consortium presents new electric car
An attractive electric vehicle at an affordable price that provides safety and comfort combined with a reasonable driving range: that was the goal of the Visio.M project. The participating researchers at ...
Super stable garnet ceramics may be ideal for high-energy lithium batteries
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered exceptional properties in a garnet material that could enable development of higher-energy battery designs.
Magic Leap moves beyond older lines of VR
Review: Apple Pay in action
If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44. That wallet-free day won't ...
Solar energy prices see double-digit declines in 2013, trend expected to continue
Distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) system prices dropped by 12 - 19 percent nationwide in 2013, according to the third edition of a jointly written report on PV pricing trends from the Energy Department's (DOE) National ...
Li-ion batteries contain toxic halogens, but environmentally friendly alternatives exist
Physics researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered that most of the electrolytes used in lithium-ion batteries—commonly found in consumer electronic devices—are superhalogens, and ...
Review: Apple Pay is great, at stores that accept it
When Apple Pay launched Monday, my editors decided I needed to go shopping.
Samsung seeks boost from redesigned Note
The latest version of Samsung's popular big-screen Galaxy Note has gone on sale at a crucial time for the South Korean company as it suffers a rapid decline in profit from its global smartphone business.
Japan firm showcases Bat-Signal of the future
A free-floating image created by firing lasers into thin air was unveiled in Japan on Monday, offering the possibility one day of projecting messages into a cloudless sky, as seen in Batman.
Adaptive zoom riflescope prototype has push-button magnification
When an Army Special Forces officer-turned engineer puts his mind to designing a military riflescope, he doesn't forget the importance of creating something for the soldiers who will carry it that is easy ...