Rare earths may not be so critical to renewable... →
“New research out of Berkeley Lab and the University of California suggests that it is possible to make solar cells from any semiconductor, opening the door to solar panels made from cheaper, more abundant materials.”
Adjusted for inflation, the minimum wage is lower... →
mohandasgandhi: Recall: Since 1979, the income of the top 1% has increased by 275% even after taxes and income transfers. Half of all workers in the United States make less than $26,364 a year. Gee, I wonder why there are all these Occupy Wall Street protests. What could they possibly want?
I am now aware of a visceral NEED to have a... →
Plant a New Language in Your Mind - Technology... →
smarterplanet: A Web app tailors language learning to your ability, and turns the experience into a game. A world memory champion and a neuroscientist have joined forces to create a language-learning website called Memrise, which combines mnemonic tricks with a game to help users learn quickly and efficiently. Its carefully paced learning structure and competitive points system, the app’s...