Electrifying moments from VERGE 17

September 25, 2017 by  
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Here are the not-to-be-missed performances, technology exhibits and discussions from our trademark event in Santa Clara last week.

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Apple Patents (Intentionally) Flexible ‘Smart Paper’ Display

October 14, 2014 by  
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The US Patent and Trademark Office has just granted the latest batch of Apple’s patents, and as usual, none of us has any idea which of them will go anywhere. But one of them— #8,855,727 , to be precise—is rather interesting (if not entirely original). It suggests the possibility of a flexible, double-sided display that would serve as a “digital periodical.” Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of Apple Patents (Intentionally) Flexible ‘Smart Paper’ Display Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple , digital periodical , flexible display , green design , green technology , inewspaper , iPad , magazines , Newspapers , OLED , patent , smart paper , tablet

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Largest Coal Terminal in North America Planned for Washington

August 9, 2011 by  
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Photo via CoalTrainFacts.org by Paul K. Anderson As an informed reader of this site, you may be aware that it is of the utmost importance that we humanfolk begin weaning our industrial economy off of its fossil fuel dependence. Like, asap. By spewing greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere with our trademark nonchalance, we’ve already accelerated the warming of the planet at a rather alarming rate. Fossil fuel companies are intent to see that trend continue, however — and that’s why some of the most important battles in the enviro… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Weekday Vegetarian: Couscous with Corn and Peas

August 9, 2011 by  
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Photo Credit: Kelly Rossiter This recipe is actually for something called fregola, which was new to me. It is apparently, “tiny, toothsome balls of pasta” . Given that I’m at the cottage, I was reasonably certain that fregola would not be on offer at my local general store. But, of course, couscous is tiny, toothsome balls of pasta as well, and that was easy to find. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Schwarzenneger’s Post-Governor Plan: Fight Climate Change

November 19, 2010 by  
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Photo: the Guardian Arnold Schwarzenegger will not likely be remembered as California’s most beloved governor — he’s leaving office with his approval rating in the 20 percent range.

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