Solar Impulse 2 is ready to take to the skies again

April 15, 2016 by  
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As planned , the record-breaking solar-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 is ready to launch and continue its flight around the globe. After weathering the winter in Hawaii and receiving upgrades, the plane is once again ready to travel longer distances. Pilots André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard will announce today when the Solar Impulse 2 will soar to North America, dependent on weather conditions. Read the rest of Solar Impulse 2 is ready to take to the skies again

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Faraday Future breaks ground on $1B electric car factory outside Las Vegas

April 15, 2016 by  
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Earlier this year at CES, mysterious startup Faraday Future unveiled a downright unbelievable Batmobile-like concept car that brought all the automotive aficionados to the yard. But the company doesn’t even have a manufacturing plant, yet. That could change in as little as two years, as fast-moving FF broke ground this week on the massive $1 billion factory they have been talking about for months. Read the rest of Faraday Future breaks ground on $1B electric car factory outside Las Vegas

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Disneyland mountain house is a modern interpretation of the vernacular architecture of Alsace

April 15, 2016 by  
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Solar Impulse 2 is ready to soar with the sun again

March 3, 2016 by  
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Solar Impulse 2 , the solar-powered plane piloted by André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard, is ready to continue its revolutionary voyage around the world. After the craft was grounded in Hawaii last July due to overheated batteries, it was repaired and upgraded, and a recent initial test flight proved successful. Read the rest of Solar Impulse 2 is ready to soar with the sun again

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Energizer launches world’s first recycled rechargeable batteries

March 3, 2016 by  
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Everyone knows that Energizer batteries ‘keep going and going’ – and now the company makes batteries that do less harm to the environment. The company just debuted the world’s first rechargeable AA and AAA cells made from recycled post-consumer batteries . The new line—dubbed Energizer Recharge —is just as well-suited to powering small electronic devices as the company’s other battery offerings, but with less waste and environmental impact. Read the rest of Energizer launches world’s first recycled rechargeable batteries

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Solar Impulse launches five day trip across the Pacific Ocean toward Hawaii

June 29, 2015 by  
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x Last week we reported that the Solar Impulse 2 could be grounded for up to a year if the experimental solar-powered airplane missed its window to take off across the Pacific Ocean. When the June 23 attempt was canceled due to worsening weather forecasts, co-founder Bertrand Piccard lamented via live web feed about the difficulty of making flight decisions with the whole world watching. It was hardly surprising to hear the news, then, that Solar Impulse successfully took off early this morning from Nagoya, Japan. Pilot André Borschberg has embarked on a solo five-day, five-night flight to Hawaii with nothing but the sun to fuel the journey. Read the rest of Solar Impulse launches five day trip across the Pacific Ocean toward Hawaii Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “clean energy” , Andre Borschberg , bertrand piccard , futureisclean , nagoya japan , solar impulse , Solar Impulse 2 , solar powered aircraft , solar powered airplane , solar powered flight across pacific , solar powered round the world flight , Zero energy

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Meet the Solar Impulse 2: The First Airplane to Attempt a Round-The-World Solar-Powered Flight!

April 9, 2014 by  
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Contemporary XAN House Overlooks the Brazilian Landscape Through a Slatted Timber Screen

April 9, 2014 by  
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