Featured by Christopher Mims
New Clean-Fuel Rules For Ships Could Actually Hurt the Environment
The International Maritime Organization, which oversees the shipping industry, will begin enforcing rules this July that mandate cleaner fuel to...
Iceland’s Geothermal Bailout
Last October, Iceland's economy tanked. Its bailout? A two-mile geothermal well drilled into a volcano that could generate an endless supply of clean energy. Or, as Icelanders will calmly explain, it could all blow up in their faces
Crocodile-like Reptiles Lived in the Arctic 55 Million Years Ago. Could it Happen Again?
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Climate Change Never Looked So Good
Stunning images show the science of global climate change
Wild Boars Menace Germany. Could it Happen Here?
Boars are more dangerous than people realize -- and they're multiplying, possibly because of global warming. Will grave-robbing, pet-eating hogs take over the American South?
The Newest Thing in Old Solar Technology Nets Ten Times As Much Energy Per Gram of Silicon
Cheap, off-the-shelf parts and a clever design make Skyline Solar's reflective aluminum troughs a contender in the race to make solar ubiquitous
‘Gay Elephant’ Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg
A Polish politician, furious over a gay elephant, obviously hasn't been keeping up with the latest research on homosexuality in animals
Access Any Hard Drive from the Internet
Using a tiny server crammed into a wall wart, the $100 PogoPlug turns any hard drive into a network-attached storage device
The $9000 Plug-In Hybrid That Will Beat the Volt to Market
Advanced engine tech in Piaggio's new 140mpg three-wheeler can future-proof your commute
Power-Harnessing Garments Straight Out of ‘Dune’
New nanogenerator technology could lead to clothes that power your gadgets