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Container ship, here’s what you’ve been missing all your life: An enormous sail

Shipping would have never existed without wind power, but it rarely uses it anymore. It’s not for lack of technology. Installing wind devices could cut container ship fuel use by more than 10 percent, a U.K. 160 more words

Climate & Energy

If you think technology has no place in the national parks, think again

On their 100th anniversary, Grist is exploring America’s national parks and the humans who use them. See the full series.

It’s easy to blame it all on the cellphone tower. 2,529 more words

Climate & Energy

Taraji P. Henson set to launch makeup collection with M.A.C Cosmetics

You may recognise her as the feisty, larger-than-life, boss-lady named Cookie from the American drama series, Empire, but Taraji P. Henson is now making major moves in the beauty world too. 275 more words

Lifestyle, Beauty And Fashion

Photos: World's biggest aircraft known as the' flying bum' crashes on first flight

The world’s largest aircraft has crashed during its second test flight since being revamped in the UK – damaging its cockpit. The £25million Airlander 10 – a 302ft-long part plane , part helicopter and part airship – was damaged after hitting a telegraph pole.The incident happened at its base at Cardington Airfield, Bedfordshire, this morning, Daily Mirror reports. 66 more words

Lifestyle, Beauty And Fashion

Lesbian farmers are taking over the country, if you believe Rush Limbaugh

Fast-forward with me to the year 2024. Food is plentiful and no one goes hungry — but our society has gone horribly, terribly wrong.

After eight years under Obama and eight more under Clinton, there are hardly any straight white male farmers left. 269 more words

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Why some enviros are cheering the death of a solar project

California’s San Bernardino County narrowly rejected a controversial solar panel project over concerns that it would threaten groundwater and wildlife in the region.

Soda Mountain Solar was slated to be built just a half-mile from the Mojave National Preserve.  212 more words

Climate & Energy

Technology Challenges facing small businesses in 2016

New developments have made the creation of complex applications and online tools easy to purchase.  But what is included in the software?  Does it really work as advertised, will the provider still be around in 12 months and if not what happens to our data? 369 more words