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Environment Personal Science & Physics Technology

My top 7 environmental sci-tech articles on Blah

When we talk about the environment, we really mean our environment. And the saviour of our environment is, ironically, the very same thing that in many respects imperiled it in the first place — our application of science & technology…

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Environment Technology

Rocket Racing League to leave environmentalists fuming?

The idea of a rocket racing league all sounds amazingly futuristic. And given our current grasp of aerospace technology, entirely possible, too. However, I think the Rocket Racing League will either struggle to get off the ground, or all go up in smoke — and in a very literal sense…

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Environment Innovation Science & Physics Technology

Sustainable housing: why build when you can grow!

Scientists from the U.S and Israel are proposing a novel solution to sustainable housing that involves putting down a few roots — literally. Their ideas center around arboreal aeroponics (designer trees, to you & me) fashioned into tree houses, the kind grown ups as well as kids can live in…

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Environment Innovation Society & Culture Software & Hardware Technology

My gadget energy manifesto

We love gadgets. Thing is, gadgets loves energy — and lots of it, too. So if we know about the problem, why aren’t we doing more to avert a gadget energy crisis?

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Business Communication Environment Innovation Legal & Politics Personal Science & Physics Security & Privacy Society & Culture Software & Hardware Technology

The future of mankind: predictions of a new world

The future of mankind is one driven by the need to innovate. The pressures on our species are unique, which will in time give rise to unique solutions to the problems of our past, present and of our future…