Efficiency

09.25.16
The US' TV energy ratings don't reflect the real world
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The US' TV energy ratings don't reflect the real world

Advocacy group research shows that even new TVs use more power than ratings say they do.

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10.02.15
Elon Musk's SolarCity has the world's most efficient solar panels
10.02.15

Elon Musk's SolarCity has the world's most efficient solar panels

Elon Musk's other green company will build enough panels for 200,000 homes per year.

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05.16.14
3D printing shows why sharks are so deadly efficient
05.16.14

3D printing shows why sharks are so deadly efficient

A shark's fearsome teeth don't end in its mouth, as its skin is also made up of millions of sharp,...

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04.25.13
Chevy Spark EV rated most efficient retail car with 82-mile range, 119 MPGe
04.25.13

Chevy Spark EV rated most efficient retail car with 82-mile range, 119 MPGe

All EVs have their own particular merits: some climb, some race, some only have three wheels, and...

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04.19.13
Facebook launches real-time graphs to highlight its data center efficiency
04.19.13

Facebook launches real-time graphs to highlight its data center efficiency

Curious as to the effect that your poking wars are having on the planet? Facebook is outing power...

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12.18.12
Breakfast Topic: Efficiency
12.18.12

Breakfast Topic: Efficiency

In a post yesterday about the easiness of low level dungeons, wiserwaylander commented on an in...

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08.28.12
Spherical glass lens concentrates sunlight by up to 10,000 times, boosts solar cell efficiency
08.28.12

Spherical glass lens concentrates sunlight by up to 10,000 times, boosts solar cell efficiency

Eking out more power from solar cells is an ongoing challenge for scientists, and now architect An...

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06.29.12
Scientists develop flush-efficient toilet system that can turn waste into energy, sort before it recycles
06.29.12

Scientists develop flush-efficient toilet system that can turn waste into energy, sort before it recycles

Scientists from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University aren't keen on being wasteful -- that...

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06.21.12
Calxeda benchmarks claim that its server chips are 15 times more power efficient than Intel's
06.21.12

Calxeda benchmarks claim that its server chips are 15 times more power efficient than Intel's

Calxeda may have been given the bum's rush by HP's Project Moonshot, but the company isn't taking...

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