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 … Continued
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,...
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