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How D.C. Is Going To Drill a Tunnel Through Frozen Ground

Groundwater is not a friend of folks who dig tunnels. And just like with a pesky person you don’t want around, the best way to deal with the problem is to freeze them out. 687 more words

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Apple to open retail store in Singapore powered only by solar energy

Apple will open its first retail store in Singapore, which will also be Southeast Asia’s first to be powered solely by solar energy, officials said on Monday. 271 more words

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Mondays Good Idea: Stash-busting baby hats

I’ve recently gained a new niece and nephew, they’re now 3 months old but still very small. I wanted to make them a knitted gift each for Christmas but I have rather a lot of deadlines coming up, so it had to be something small and quick. 132 more words


Giving back

Remember that big trophy case in your high school? You know the one; it houses all the awards from sports and band and club competitions. It’s filled with statuettes and plaques and medals and team photos, and you always stop to look at it when you go back for a visit. 496 more words

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European refugee crisis: 'Airbnb for asylum seekers' started by German couple

A fine idea reported by the Independent to break down the barriers of hate and promote integration and solidarity among people:

Refugees Welcome: ‘Airbnb for asylum seekers’ started by German couple spreads around the world – and the UK could be next… 111 more words


Coal India to invest Rs 6,000 crore to set up solar power units

KOLKATA: State-run Coal India (CIL) will invest Rs 6,000 crore to set up 1,000 MW of solar power generation capacity over the next five to six years, according to a senior company executive. 231 more words

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MIT-Engineered Solar Water Station Produces 1000 Liters/Day for Remote Village

In some places, solar is a great green option, but not really a necessity, but in other places, solar power can make a huge difference, and not always just by charging mobile phones and providing clean lighting (which is a huge need in the developing world). 495 more words

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