Google is just a small slice in the new corporate PPA boom

August 4, 2015 by  
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This chart shows how corporate green power purchases in 2015 are already double the level of 2013.

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Bio-inspired robots: A force for good or evil?

August 4, 2015 by  
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From gripping an object on an assembly line to navigation modeled off of animals’ built-in sonar, nature offers an array of enviable features for robotics researchers.

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Renewables’ bird problem

November 1, 2013 by  
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It's not what you think. Meet the Duck Chart.  

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America Loves Big Vehicles The Best. Are Pickups The Next Economic Bubble To Pop (After SUV’s)?

October 10, 2010 by  
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Image credit:Chart Of The Day: The Top 25 Nameplates In August And Year-To-Date, Edward Niedemeyer, The Truth About Cars What’s the first thing you thought of when you saw this chart? For me it was the stereotype of a single man, living with mom and dad or sharing a flat with online gamer-guys, flipping burgers or waiting tables for money: yet living-large with a new FD150.

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Russian Woman Builds House of 5,000 Glass Bottles

October 9, 2010 by  
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Photos: via siryoga Besides shipping pallets, milk and beer crates, glass bottles are another building material that can be cheap, easily collected and reused, like in this house of 5,000 glass bottles built by a woman in Novoshakhtinsk, Russia….

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A Dinosaur’s Ancestor Walked Here…250 Million Years Ago

October 9, 2010 by  
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A dinosaur skeleton at the American Museum of Natural History, in New York. This animal lived tens of millions of years after its recently discovered predecessor

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Woo! Bicycling in New York City is UP 26% in 2009!

November 10, 2009 by  
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Image: NYC DOT (pdf) “Everybody get out there and ride!” The stats are out and according to the NYC DOT, bicycling in New York has shot up by 26% in 2009, which is a lot by any measure, though it is lower than the 35% increase in 2008. As you can see from the chart above, these increases are unprecedented. For more on these feel good news, make sure to check out the great video below….

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Discovery News Launches as a Dedicated Destination for the Latest in Science and Technology

November 10, 2009 by  
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Image credit: Discovery News/DCI At a time when many newspapers and other news organizations are cutting back, Discovery Communications has decided to step out and fill an increasingly empty niche. The launch of Discovery News signals a new commitment to covering the latest science and technology news with original reporting and features…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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