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geothermal

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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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Drone crashes into Yellowstone hot spring, defying park rules

Even though unmanned aerial vehicles are banned in national parks, a tourist manages to accidentally fly one into Yellowstone's famous Grand Prismatic Spring.

By August 7, 2014

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Tim Cook to eco-sceptic shareholders: 'Put up or shut up'

Apple's usually calm and collected CEO Tim Cook is reported to have reacted angrily to suggestions that Apple only act for profit in future.

By March 1, 2014

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Drilling surprise opens door to volcano-powered electricity

Can enormous heat deep in the earth be harnessed to provide energy for us on the surface?

By January 29, 2014

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Pinterest's top pins of 2013 involve bacon, 3D printing

The diversity of the Internet is on full display with Pinterest's top trending pins from the past year. Beer-candied bacon, anyone?

By December 19, 2013

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3D-printed bio-shoes could repair themselves

It doesn't take long for avid runners to wear down a new pair of shoes. But some day runners and walkers alike may be able to pop protocell shoes into a vat of liquid to regenerate overnight.

By December 12, 2013

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Apple to build made-in-the-USA manufacturing plant in Arizona

Creating more than 2,000 jobs and running on 100 percent renewable energy, the tech giant embarks on building a new US manufacturing facility.

By November 4, 2013

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Life's first cells may have evolved in geothermal pools

Team of scientists speculates that the last common ancestor of life on Earth got its start in the planet's natural hot tubs.

By February 16, 2012

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Geothermal potential reaches coast to coast

Google-sponsored study from SMU finds that new techniques mean geothermal power can be done in many areas in the U.S. and supply a signficant portion of U.S. electricity in the future.

By October 26, 2011

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A zero-energy micro-home for off-grid living

A non-profit green technology company in Romania has unveiled a prefabricated house that has the capacity to be powered entirely by sustainable energies.

By May 6, 2013