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Making gaming computers more efficient could save $18 billion a year in energy costs

These powerful computers use a lot of energy, but a new study says that a few easy fixes could slash energy use while improving performance.

The Desolenator gets the People's Choice at INDEX awards

It's actually pretty clever as it pumps out fresh water and electricity.

Infographic reveals the damaging effects of helicopter parenting

It may seem like love at the time, but parents who overdo it can create lasting problems for their precious little ones.

Photo: Male monarch butterfly in all his glory

Mary Lou Endres photographed this male monarch butterfly in Alden, Illinois.

Riding the new bike and pedestrian bridges of Copenhagen (Slideshow)

They just keep adding great bike infrastructure, but the best is yet to come

Spy shots reveal all-new 2016 Toyota Prius

Almost 6 years after the current version of the best-selling hybrid was unveiled.

Another reason to embrace the nap

A new study finds that a siesta a day could save your life.

Slippery coating dramatically cuts power plant carbon emissions

One of the creators of the coating that helps ketchup flow from the bottle is working on something much bigger.

Modernist open plan family home reuses 270 concrete blocks

Built for a sculptor and his new family on the site of an old gold mine and sawmill, this house uses reclaimed concrete blocks weighing a ton each.

Ecombo is a rust-proof, solar-powered take on the teardrop trailer

It's boxy, aluminum exterior hides a cushy bed, and a convenient galley kitchen -- all powered by the sun.

In defense of salad

Who doesn't love a great salad? And I'm not talking about nasty iceberg wedges.

Multifunctional pillow furniture expands tiny spaces for guests (Video)

When you live in small space, dressing up the floor and making it comfortable may be the next best option when hosting a lot of people.

Woodzee launches USA-made line of sunglasses upcycled from whiskey barrels

Woodzee founder opens a factory in his own hometown, to make wooden sunglasses from recycled materials.

Two-wheel drive electric utility bike doubles as a remote power supply

The Ubco 2X2 is not exactly a speed demon, but as an electric workhorse with a 200kg capacity, it's well-suited to farm, rural, and offroad use.

In celebration of MacGyvering: 90 hacks to welcome in a new word

With Oxford Dictionary’s addition of the verb 'MacGyver' to the official lexicon, we pay homage to the almighty hack.

Pretty DIY composting system doubles as a planter

Hil Padilla, who works with the Kadoorie Conservation China Department, designed this cool composer/planter system you can make yourself.

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