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Sustainable kettle brews up a Kickstarter storm

Aiming to save power and water, the Miito induction kettle is now seeking crowdfunding to bring it to market.

By May 12, 2015

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Take a tour of the Super Pit: The largest open-pit gold mine in Australia

The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. House-size machines dig into a canyon-size hole. Here's a full tour.

By May 4, 2015

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Young Minecraft players invited to design the perfect park

The State Government of Adelaide, Australia, has asked young Minecraft players to design their perfect park in-game.

By April 22, 2015

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Do private high-tech commuter buses jibe with public transportation?

Jitney-like shuttle startups, such as Leap and Chariot, have been criticized as being elite services that compete with mass transit, but urban planners don't quite see it that way.

By April 12, 2015

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Prefab tiny home generates more power than it uses

The Archiblox Carbon Positive House is a modular prefabricated home designed to give back to the environment -- by producing more energy than it uses.

By February 24, 2015

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The Eiffel Tower now generates its own power with new wind turbines

The famous Paris landmark has been fitted with two new wind turbines that generate enough electricity to power the commercial areas of its first floor.

By February 24, 2015

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Verizon CEO: Unlimited data plans just aren't sustainable

"If you allow unlimited usage, you just run out of gas," says Verizon chief Lowell McAdam. Oh, and don't go looking for a price war anytime soon.

By September 24, 2013

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Blocks: A customisable, modular smartwatch

Creator of the modular smartphone Phonebloks is stepping into the wearable market with a customisable, modular smartwatch called Blocks.

By October 19, 2014

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Building anything, anywhere starts with this 3D printer

This solar-powered 3D printer fits in a suitcase and can replicate itself or print parts to build an even larger 3D printer.

By October 14, 2014

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Microsoft aims to be greener and drops ALEC membership

The tech giant pulls out of the conservative lobbying group that is known to have pushed legislation to block renewable energy development.

By August 19, 2014