Now this just once I bet everyone wished really happened:
New Wind Turbine Generates Electricity Without Rotating Blades. This new wind turbine wobbles elegantly in the wind, generating electricity without rotating blades. “It looks like asparagus,” says David Suriol, one of the founders. A Spanish company called Vortex Bladeless has produced a wind turbine that
The text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is so secret you need to physically go to the basement of the Capitol to read it. Negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a 12-country free trade agreement, have been ongoing for nearly a
I kept track of my trash for a week and realized America is built on garbage. We asked a friend to write down every last thing she threw away for a week and to think long and hard about it.
Scientists examine why men even exist. Sex is a messy, inefficient method of reproducing, but most multicellular organisms have evolved to rely on a partner regardless. It’s generally accepted that species accept the inefficiency of sexual reproduction because something about the
Why Fast Track Is a Dangerous Gift to Corporate Lobbies. The Obama Administration is now on track to get “fast track” legislation through the Senate, heading towards a close vote in the House. The end goal is to conclude two
The Debt To GDP Ratio For The Entire World: 286 Percent. Did you know that there is more than $28,000 of debt for every man, woman and child on the entire planet? And since close to 3 billion of those
Why Pamela Geller Is Hated. Pamela Geller — the woman whose group, the American Freedom Defense Initiative, organized the Muhammad cartoon drawing contest in Garland, Texas — may be the most hated person in America right now. She is certainly
The Light Phone Is The Anti-Smartphone. The Light Phone is the opposite of every other phone in existence. It is thin, light, lasts 20 days on a charge, and literally does nothing but make and answer calls. It’s as if
The War On Poverty How to get $75k in benefits for you and your girlfriend. Follow these proven steps: 1. Don’t get married to her. 2. Use your mom’s address to get mail sent to. 3. The guy buys a
What If Everybody Didn’t Have to Work to Get Paid? Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it. Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish
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From HERE. The internet is running out of room – but we can save it. Are we running out of internet? It might sound like an odd question, but researchers met at the Royal Society in London this week to
The marriage calculus. Women with money and education tend to get and stay married in America. Why don’t working-class women do the same? We’re both happily married law professors who followed the same trajectory. We graduated from college, became established
1. Outraged Pope Decrees Equal Pay for Female Pontiffs. Pope Francis today demanded an end to the wage gap that forces women to do equal work for less pay, which he called “pure scandal.” To set an example of leadership,
Here’s how to launch a start-up when you only have 99 dollars. When it was first invented, I can imagine that the press release was an incredibly powerful tool. Write a single document, fire it off to the largest media