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12

Feb

How do we plan for a future of blackouts?Modern life is utterly dependent on electricity. What are we to do if that supply becomes erratic?

How do we plan for a future of blackouts?
Modern life is utterly dependent on electricity. What are we to do if that supply becomes erratic?

25

Jul

Could carbon dioxide be converted to electricity?The greenhouse gases produced by power plants could be a source of electricity, says new research.

Could carbon dioxide be converted to electricity?
The greenhouse gases produced by power plants could be a source of electricity, says new research.

12

Nov


Mesmerizing, Camera-Less Images of Electrocuted Flowers Marina Galperina, flavorwire.com
It can take up to 150 attempts to cap­ture one of these glow­ing, alien plant images — not to men­tion the risk of acci­den­tal elec­tro­cu­tion with 80,000 volts. But look at the results! Beau­ti­ful. Fear­less, patient San Fran­cis­co artist Rob…

Mesmerizing, Camera-Less Images of Electrocuted Flowers
Marina Galperina, flavorwire.com

It can take up to 150 attempts to cap­ture one of these glow­ing, alien plant images — not to men­tion the risk of acci­den­tal elec­tro­cu­tion with 80,000 volts. But look at the results! Beau­ti­ful. Fear­less, patient San Fran­cis­co artist Rob…

01

Aug

What’s wrong with India’s electric grid?Limited sources of energy with an overburdened power grid may compromise India’s growth and stability.

What’s wrong with India’s electric grid?
Limited sources of energy with an overburdened power grid may compromise India’s growth and stability.

13

Jul

7 electrical use mistakes that will cost youFlip a few switches, monitor the air conditioner and check those light bulbs.

7 electrical use mistakes that will cost you
Flip a few switches, monitor the air conditioner and check those light bulbs.

14

May

Scientists generate electricity from virusesNovel generator uses harmless viruses to create an electric charge.

Scientists generate electricity from viruses
Novel generator uses harmless viruses to create an electric charge.

16

Feb

Prepare to pay for power in public placesA new ‘smart’ power outlet developed by Sony raises the prospect of coffee shops, airports and other public places charging people for charging devices.

Prepare to pay for power in public places
A new ‘smart’ power outlet developed by Sony raises the prospect of coffee shops, airports and other public places charging people for charging devices.

13

Feb

The Wool Ball Hybrid HumidifierYuan Gu’s design concept runs on standard electricity or an integrated battery that gets charged when your kitty plays with it.

The Wool Ball Hybrid Humidifier
Yuan Gu’s design concept runs on standard electricity or an integrated battery that gets charged when your kitty plays with it.

10

Feb

A switch too nasty to flipKatrin Baumgarten gives ordinary light switches a serious case of the uglies ‘to show that people are indeed both repelled and fascinated by the disgusting transformation of the switches.’

A switch too nasty to flip
Katrin Baumgarten gives ordinary light switches a serious case of the uglies ‘to show that people are indeed both repelled and fascinated by the disgusting transformation of the switches.’

07

Feb

Electricity that rocks!