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Power can corrupt even the honest

When appointing a new leader, selectors base their choice on several factors and typically look for leaders with desirable characteristics such as honesty and trustworthiness. However once leaders ...

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The UK's First Floating Solar Farm Unveiled in Berkshire

The UK’s first floating solar farm has been unveiled in Berkshire; the array features 800 photovoltaic panels and has a capacity of 200W. The project cost £250,000 ($405,400) and has been ...

10 hours ago from ZME Science

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Thousands unable to renew car tax

Thousands of customers trying to renew their car tax online are experiencing problems with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) website.

19 hours ago from BBC Technology

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Solar Hourglass might power 1,000 Danish Homes while inspiring Climate Change Action

Every year, the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) in Copenhagen welcomes renowned designers and engineers to submit designs that integrates renewable energy in harmony with citizens, nature, ...

8 hours ago from ZME Science

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You Can't Build a City Like a Startup: What the Downtown Project Missed

At the CityLab summit in LA yesterday—right about the time that Tony Hsieh's Downtown Project was supposedly laying off a third of its staff—I was having a conversation with a young, excitable ...

9 hours ago from Gizmodo

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NREL software tool a boon for wind industry

Wind energy is blowing away skeptics—it's so close to achieving cost parity with fossil fuels that just a little extra efficiency is all that is likely needed to push it into the mainstream ...

Tue 30 Sep 14 from

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VW Passat GTE plug-in hybrid makes 141 mpg

The 2014 Paris Motor Show is shaping up to be a showcase of fuel saving technologies. Citroen and Peugeot are showcasing compressed-air hybrids, while Volkswagen will reveal a "GTE" plug-in ...

Tue 30 Sep 14 from Gizmag

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BMW's Chinese Robocar Tests Will Use Baidu's Maps

Superdetailed maps are key to self-driving cars, and in China, Baidu can provide them

Tue 30 Sep 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Smart, ecofriendly new battery to solve environmental problems

Present-day lithium batteries are efficient but involve a range of resource and environmental problems. Using materials from alfalfa (lucerne seed) and pine resin and a clever recycling strategy, ...

Mon 29 Sep 14 from

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