Solar and Wind Leaf Photovoltaic Shingles

While the future of solar technology seems to rest on nanotechnology innovation, these GROW panels by SMIT are fairly remarkable. Inspired by leaves, these tiny generators do one better than their biological counterparts, drawing power from the sun, but also capturing energy from the wind as they are jostled by the breeze.  More

Fusion Power by 2035 …ish.

If scientists can perfect fusion power, they will usher in a golden age for power production, with systems providing all the benefits of nuclear reactors and none of the drawbacks. -read full storyMore

Google goes solar funding $1 per watt solar panels

Googling Green Recently Google posted an article on there blog about encouraging green energy. They also made it obvious that, as usual, they were ready to put their money where their mouth was. Where is Google’s mouth? Well, at moment Google’s billion dollar mouth is salivating all over a change-the-world sandwich. First bite: The way…More

Body Clock ‘Control Switch’ Found

Our DNA amazes me. It is a complete language describing how to build a human. Beautiful. The good ole BBC came out with this interesting story a day or two ago. “Researchers say they have identified the chemical switch that controls the genetic mechanism regulating our internal body clock.” Read on with the links below.…More

Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year 2007: w00t

That’s right…”This year’s winning word first became popular in competitive online gaming forums as part of what is known as l33t (“leet,” or “elite”) speak—an esoteric computer hacker language in which numbers and symbols are put together to look like letters. Although the double “o” in the word is usually represented by double zeroes, the…More