Business & Technology

Business & Technology

Should you be worried about solar leasing? Utilities think so

Some Republicans and utilities want solar leasing to seem shady. But experts think their concerns are overblown.

Living

Warning: This video about dying on Mars may make you weep

"If I Die on Mars," a new mini-doc from The Guardian, will leave you wondering what it'd be like to leave Earth and never come back.

Hoverboards?

5 guesses about Apple’s big secret project

The company's mysterious new initiative could allegedly "change the landscape" of personal transport, and give Tesla a run for its money. Hmmm.

Climate & Energy

Who needs Keystone when you could build a tar-sands pipeline through Alaska?

The oil industry and its political lackeys are cooking up a new scheme to get Alberta's oil to coastal ports.

BPA in my IPA? WTF!?

There’s a scary toxin in your beer can, and it isn’t alcohol

BPA is in beer cans -- even your local, small-batch, organic smoked stout.

Business & Technology

We need to talk about your old basement TV

By collecting old electronics instead of replacing them, we're making the energy efficiency of new devices kind of meaningless.

Roaming Network

That’s not a sheep, it’s a WiFi router! (It’s also a sheep.)

As farm animals help expand networks in rural areas, side effects could include decreased attention spans and ruminanty Facebook rants.

Cities

This map shows the freakiest places to ride a bike in NYC

This is your brain. This is your brain wired up with electrodes and forced to pedal through New York's terrifying concrete jungle.

Business & Technology

Is it greener to buy a new car or drive the old one into the ground?

A reader is feline unsure about buying a new, fuel-efficient car. Umbra says it's better to make the leap, and she's not lion.

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