Google’s Project Sunroof spreads to potentially reach 43 million rooftops

May 24, 2016 by  
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Last year tech giant Google introduced Project Sunroof, a service that allows homeowners to search for their rooftop to see if their home is right for solar. Users can also use the service to connect with local solar providers. Google initially launched in just three cities, but as of last month the service is available in 42 states, reaching potentially 43 million roofs. Project Sunroof synergizes with Google Earth, using the aerial images the company already has. The service offers…

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Dubai debuts world’s first fully 3D-printed building

May 24, 2016 by  
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Not surprisingly, the actual build looks exactly like the early renderings. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated the 3D-printed office building in a ceremony on Monday attended by a number of UAE dignitaries. Named the “Office of the Future,” the 3D-printed building is located on the Emirates Towers premises and will be the temporary home of the Dubai Future Foundation. Related: Dubai to build world’s first 3D-printed…

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Octopi are taking over the oceans, and no one knows why

May 24, 2016 by  
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A new study published in the journal Current Biology has revealed some startling statistics — a group of researchers from the University of Adelaide have found that since the 1950s, the population of cephalopods (octopus, squid, and cuttlefish) in the world’s oceans has exploded. What makes this truly curious is the fact that climate change, overfishing, and ocean acidification have caused the numbers of many fish and shellfish species to plummet during the same period. Scientists…

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The Huge Promise of Local Solar (Infographic)

October 31, 2011 by  
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This semi-cheesy infographic makes a good pitch for the vast benefits of local solar …

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