Tag Archives: energy

California gives final approval to code requiring solar on new homes

While there was little doubt it would happen, it's now a done deal: California will require solar panels on most new homes. Officials at a December 5th Building Standards Commission meeting have voted for the new code, providing the last bit of appr...

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I Went From Intern to EIC at Who What Wear—Here Are My 5 Career Tips

My name is Kat Collings, and as the title implies, my career at Who What Wear has followed an upward trajectory. I climbed the ladder and went from intern to editor in chief in five years

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Researchers create a method of embroidering a battery into any garmet

Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst have created something that is a breakthrough in powering wearable electronics. The team has figured out a way to create a fabric alternative to batteries for wearable devices

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5 Fall Outfits to Remember When You’re Feeling Desperate

We all have those mornings when we can barely muster up the energy to get up and shower, let alone figure out a semi-presentable outfit to get us through the day.

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All the Cool L.A. Girls Shop at This Ultra-Chic Boutique

If there's one designer that truly encapsulates the energy and style of L.A. it's Anine Bing

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Honda and GM’s Cruise team on a unique autonomous vehicle

Honda and GM’s Cruise autonomous car division have inked a multi-billion deal to produce a new self-driving vehicle, as the driverless car wars continue to escalate. The deal will see Honda invest $750m today in Cruise, the autonomous car start-up that General Motors acquired in early 2016, as a result valuing the company at more than $14.6 billion. That should … Continue reading

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Bluetooth key fob for Tesla Model 3 spotted in FCC pictures

Among the quirks of the Tesla Model 3 is that unlike most cars, it doesn't come with a traditional key or key fob at all. Instead, it relies mostly on a Bluetooth Low Energy link to its owner's nearby iPhone or Android device, with keycards available...

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Court rules accessing smart meter data constitutes a government search

Smart meters are designed to reduce energy consumption, lower household bills and, by extension, help the planet along a little bit. But could they also be used by the government to spy on you?

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28 Perfect White Sneakers Hiding on Amazon

White sneakers should be easy to shop for, but for whatever reason, finding that perfect pair is actually rather challenging. Everyone's idea of the ideal white sneaker is completely different and if there's one retailer in the world that caters to the widest variety of audience members possible, that's Amazon.  Some of you might already consider Amazon a reliable destination for clothing items ranging from dresses to accessories, while some of you have only ever bought hangers from the site.

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Material with eagle-like grasp could lead to grippier robot hands

Most materials bulge out when you squeeze them, pushing the energy outside. But that's not always what you want -- wouldn't it sometimes be better for them to collapse and hold the energy inside?

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