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World Looks to OECD as High Level Commission Calls for Phasing Out Coal

Recently, the high powered Global Commission on the Climate and Economy released its flagship report on global coal use and the economy: The New Climate Economy. The report pulls no punches when it comes to coal, including a call for a global coal phaseout. read more

Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson - Second major DLC detailed

- Second major DLC pack is called Senran Kagura 2: Hipster - Adds sidescrolling shooter mode to the game - Also contains a new story - Hebijo have been abusing newfound power - The heroines will need to stop them in order to bring back...Show More Summary

Canadian Solar Joins China Solar Financing Club

By Doug Young: Canadian Solar (NASDAQ:CSIQ) has joined a growing field of Chinese solar panel makers entering the risky business of speculative development in China, with its launch of a new locally-based fund for solar power construction. Show More Summary

WEBCAST: Learn How the Internet of Things can deliver business value to Power & Utility Companies

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises vast opportunities, but the question we often ask is when trillions of things can be connected, which things should you connect for business value? For Power & Utility companies the energy IoT is...Show More Summary

Unique waste cleanup for rural areas developed

A unique method has been developed to use microbes buried in pond sediment to power waste cleanup in rural areas. The first microbe-powered, self-sustaining wastewater treatment system could lead to an inexpensive and quick way to clean up waste from large farming operations and rural sewage treatment plants while reducing pollution.

2015 Ford Kuga : New petrol engines from January, including 176kW 2.0-litre turbo

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Ford Kuga will get a big power boost in January when the updated MY15 version arrives with a new 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine. The Kuga’s turbocharged four-cylinder EcoBoost engine – similar to that in the Falcon EcoBoost – produces 176kW of power and 340Nm of torque, giving it a considerable 42kW/100Nm advantage over the [...]

Spouse's personality influences career success, study finds

As much as we might try to leave personal lives at home, the personality traits of a spouse have a way of following us into the workplace, exerting a powerful influence on promotions, salaries, job satisfaction and other measures of professional success, new research suggests.

Shinra Technologies is Square Enix's cloud gaming company

Square Enix has set up a cloud gaming company called Shinra Technologies. Cloud was the star of Final Fantasy 7, and The Shinra Electric Power Company was the game's evil mega corp. Do you see what they did there? Shinra Technologies has its headquarters in New York City and is run by Square Enix CEO Yoichi Wada. Show More Summary

Scots’ no to independence still leaves UK in limbo

The roughly 55:45 vote against secession in a landmark referendum reduces many risks: financial instability, a UK exit from Europe and a sharp fall in trade. But the bribe to no-voters of more devolved powers creates other dangers – including a weakening of the union.

David Foster on Commercial Entertainment, the Redemptive Power of Reading, and the Future of Writing in the Age of Information

20 hours agoOdd : Brain Pickings

The fun of reading as "an exchange between consciousnesses, a way for human beings to talk to each other about stuff we can't normally talk about." Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. Show More Summary

Intel's wireless charging bowl to power up this year

20 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich told the crowd during his closing keynote at MakerCon in New York on Thursday that the wireless charging bowl he showed off at CES 2014 would be hitting the market by the end of the year... Continue Reading Intel's...Show More Summary

A more efficient, lightweight and low-cost organic solar cell: Researchers broke the 'electrode barrier'

For decades, polymer scientists and synthetic chemists working to improve the power conversion efficiency of organic solar cells were hampered by the inherent drawbacks of commonly used metal electrodes, including their instability and susceptibility to oxidation. Show More Summary

John Dewey on the True Purpose of Education and How to Harness the Power of Our Natural Curiosity

20 hours agoOdd : Brain Pickings

"While it is not the business of education... to teach every possible item of information, it is its business to cultivate deep-seated and effective habits of discriminating tested beliefs from mere assertions, guesses, and opinions." Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. Show More Summary

The Riot Club – reviews of ‘darkly funny’ class drama

Alt Text: The Riot Club ‘Brilliantly acted’ film adaptation of Posh reveals how rich boys are groomed for power Hot Ticket Friday, September 19, 2014 - 7:30am What you need to know British drama The Riot Club is released in UK cinemas today. Show More Summary

6 Reasons Why the World Needs to Value Introverts More Highly

In her book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking author Susan Cain discusses what... The post 6 Reasons Why the World Needs to Value Introverts More Highly appeared first on Lifehack.

Pulse of a dead star powers intense gamma rays

NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, is helping to untangle the mystery of what powers high-energy gamma rays emanating from supernova. The observatory's high-energy X-ray eyes were able to peer into a particular site of powerful gamma rays and confirm the source: A spinning, dead star called a pulsar.

Non-Reflective Update: Russia

I had the best of intentions to blog regularly about my trip to this part of the world, but the long intense days have gotten the better of me so far. I also had blogging duties over at the Museums, Politics and Power blog, so please check out there for tri-lingual reporting on that tri-national conference in St. Show More Summary

The Power of Hindsight: Using Historical Twitter Data to Make Better Decisions

WEBINAR: Tuesday, September 23rd, 11:30am EDT How many times have you looked back and thought, “If only I’d known x”? We’ve all experienced the power of hindsight, and luckily now businesses can harness that power by analyzing historical social data.

Scotland votes 'No,' will remain in the U.K.

The Union has been upheld in a powerful example of direct democracy.

Chargerito: Charge Your Phone On the Go

23 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Oh Gizmo!

  You’ve got your power bank for emergencies. But when there’s a socket in the area, then leave your power bank for the real emergencies and bring out the Chargerito. The post Chargerito: Charge Your Phone On the Go appeared first on OhGizmo!.

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