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Can Onsite Generation With Microgrids Help Zap Widespread Blackouts?

2 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Onsite generation with microgrids is helping to battle widespread power outages. But are they as efficient as centralized generation and what is their potential payback?
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Meet the 27-year-old Stanford grad who impressed Peter Thiel at a meet-&-greet and inspired the billionaire entrepreneur to invest in his crypto startup the next day

Meet the 27-year-old Stanford grad who impressed Peter Thiel at a meet-&-greet and inspired the billionaire entrepreneur to invest in his crypto startup the next day

18 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Alexander Liegl is the CEO at Layer1 , a bitcoin-mining startup that raised $50 million in Series A funding from Peter Thiel and Shasta Ventures in 2019. Before Layer1, Liegl...
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CVS Health Hub Construction Back On Track After Covid-19 Shutdowns

54 minutes ago   |   Forbes

CVS Health is back on track with the rollout its new health hub concept to 1,500 stores across the U. S. within the next two years despite the continuing spread of the...
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Solve the Covid-19 Testing Crunch, Win $5 Million

1 hour ago   |   Wired

For decades, governments and private organizations like Xprize have put up prizes to spur scientific innovation. But how much can contests help in a crisis?
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Scientists discover new kind of powerful, BOOMERANG earthquake which generates underground ‘sonic booms'

Scientists discover new kind of powerful, BOOMERANG earthquake which generates underground ‘sonic booms'

1 hour ago   |   RT

For the first time in history, scientists have confirmed the existence of mysterious and extremely powerful ‘boomerang' earthquakes, throwing open the possibility of even more...
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The Arguments For Keeping Middle Seats Open On Flights

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

Should airlines block middle seats? This is a critical question airlines face while balancing passenger health and financial survival during the pandemic.
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As The Pandemic Highlights The Need For Industrial Tech, Parsable Raises $60 Million For Connected Frontline Workers

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

As venture funding for industrial software increases amid the pandemic, San Francisco-based Parsable, which uses software to connect frontline workers, said today that it had...
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Data-Driven Collective Action Is Imperative For A Post-Covid-19 Development Agenda

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

For data and technology to truly transform the welfare landscape, there are many underlying capacity, cultural and infrastructural issues that we collectively have to resolve...
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When Bugs Crawl Up the Food Chain

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

We usually think of insects as meals for vertebrates such as frogs. But arthropods may turn the tables more often than you think.
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Wedbush: 4G-only iPhone 12 coming 2021

Wedbush: 4G-only iPhone 12 coming 2021

3 hours ago   |   iMore

This rumor doesn't stack up with a lot of previous information, however... What you need to know A new rumor says a 4G iPhone 12 might be coming next year. Wedbush says Apple...
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New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first...

New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days

New Zealand has reintroduced coronavirus restrictions in parts of the country after new locally transmitted cases broke the 102-day streak the country had gone without... Read more ...

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been... Read more ...

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

If you've got a mound of leftovers and you're sick of eating them as-is, try converting just about any of it into a creative work-week lunch. Read more ...

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Captain Kyle Rosenblatt says he's seen hammerheads and tiger sharks many times, but this is the first time he's ever seen a great white shark. Read more ...

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

Monday brought no new talks between Trump's team and negotiators on Capitol Hill as the president tries a go-it-alone strategy meant to circumvent the legislative standoff. Read more ...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health ministry, his daughter was vaccinated

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Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

WASHINGTON - Secret Service agents abruptly halted President Trump's coronavirus briefing on Monday after an armed suspect was shot outside the White House. The president was... Read more ...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has received it

MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President... Read more ...

Derecho with 100 mph winds moving across the Midwest

Derecho with 100 mph winds moving across the Midwest

A derecho is a widespread, long-lived wind storm associated with a band of rapidly moving showers or thunderstorms. Read more ...

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may replace closed department stores at struggling malls. Read more ...