Tag: economy

01
Jan
2020
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Why Calendars Are So Weird, and What Might Be Done About It – Atlas Obscura

Imagine a calendar that is the same every year—sort of. Calendars are fundamentally weird—after all, none of…

19
Feb
2018
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The sudden death of the website | TechCrunch

When we started building websites in the mid-’90s, we had great dreams for e-commerce. We fundamentally thought…

03
Dec
2017
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How to revive a dead rechargeable battery with a barbeque clamp – DIY Photography

Sometimes it a rechargeable AA or AAA battery dies and you can’t recharge it. However, it’s not…

19
Sep
2017
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Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy protection in US – BBC News

The once dominant toy retailer has struggled against larger rivals such as Amazon and Walmart. Toys ‘R’…

15
Sep
2017
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China Fossil Fuel Deadline Shifts Focus to Electric Car Race – Bloomberg

China will set a deadline for automakers to end sales of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles, becoming the biggest market…

14
Sep
2017
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Solar now costs 6¢ per kilowatt-hour, beating government goal by 3 years | Ars Technica

Cost goals met, the DOE is moving on to address grid reliability in solar.

04
Sep
2017
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Dutch Company Powers Streetlights With Living Plants; Will Your Cell Phone Be Next? by Kayla Schultz — YES! Magazine

Forget potato clocks. This promising new technology derives substantial amounts of electricity from living plants.

15
Aug
2017
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Everton’s under-23 squad help buy house for homeless – BBC News

Everton FC’s under-23 team have helped raise £245,000 to buy a house for young people at risk…