We all use advanced technology on a daily basis, but not much of it is environmentally friendly. This may all change in the near future. Learn about scientific advances and discoveries that could result in everyday green tech.
The flow battery is an old idea that has come back around. If built with clean and affordable components, it could become the power source our planet needs. Before getting into the details of the flow battery, let’s review how a basic battery works.
For the environment, for your budget or for both reasons, you have decided to buy a green car. Government and big business have finally stopped pushing against, and are now pushing for, vehicles that burn less or no gas. Your options are growing, but how do you decide what’s right for your?
Together with brilliant minds from Tesla, Space X and around the world, Elon Musk is developing a new way to travel long distances over land. “It’s a cross between a Concorde, a rail gun and an air hockey table," he says. Learn more about the fascinating Hyperloop.
Are you currently backing up your computer to a local USB hard drive or not at all? If you aren’t taking your backups away from your home, read this article to learn how to back your computer up to the cloud.
The automotive marketplace is shifting. Suddenly a traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) is not your only option. Do you understand your choices? The following is a guide to the pros, cons, ins and outs of the four most common new car power trains: Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid, Battery Electric and
Elon Musk believes that 100 years of internal combustion engines is enough. Electric cars can be mainstream. Along with Martin Eberhard, Marc Tarpenning, JB Straubel and Ian Wright, he built Tesla Motors to prove it.
You probably don’t think much about the electricity supply to your house. Flip the switch and there it is, unless a storm knocks down a power pole. Considering two-thirds of the United States’ electricity is produced by burning fossil fuels, it’s time you took control of the process.
Does monk fruit extract replace the sugar in your snack? Does that toaster pastry contain specialized yeast extracts to lower the salt content? How about algae-based flour in your pizza roll fat or corn fiber and synthetic fruit flavoring in your drink? What happened to the food in food?
From “clean eating" to “non-GMO" to “caveman diets," the latest health trend — the search for “real food" — seems like it might require a glossary all its own. But where did this concept of “real food" originate, and what does it really mean?
In the last article, we discussed what the cloud is and the types of cloud services offered. As most people are familiar with Software as a Service (think Gmail, Outlook.com, Dropbox, etc.), I thought it may be useful to do a roundup of IaaS or Infrastructure as a Service providers.
As part of a multi-part series of articles, I will walk you through the basics of the Cloud, some top cloud hosting providers and even a how-to article showing you how easy it is to dive in and start using the Cloud. If you haven’t been paying attention to the Cloud, it’s time to listen up.
This is the story of a can. The humble can is home to so many different varieties of foods and beverages, but you may not know that aluminum is one of the most recyclable materials on the planet. Learn more about the story of the humble can.
If you wear fabric shoes, shun plastic water bottles, and grocery shop with a canvas bag, you are practicing environmentalism. If you take the time to be eco-conscious during your life, really caring and doing all you can for the Earth, can you leave this world in an eco-friendly manner as well?