Solar powered handheld vessel can turn hot air into cool drinking water

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 03/08/2017 - 20:03

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (PNN) - March 3, 2017 - In an era when humans are taking from the Earth much more than they’re giving, it’s important that developers continue to create sustainable solutions that the globe is facing or will face in the near future. The water crisis that is impacting the whole planet, caused primarily by climate change and overpopulation, calls for new ways to produce water even when traditional natural resources are scarce so that people don’t die of dehydration.

Seven Earth-size planets were just found orbiting a nearby star

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 03/01/2017 - 17:57

Three of them may be habitable.

HOUSTON, Texas (PNN) - February 23, 2017 - Planet-hunters are always on the lookout for worlds that look like Earth - rocky planets that are not too hot and not too cold for liquid water to flow on the surface. Now scientists have hit the jackpot, discovering seven Earth-size exoplanets orbiting a single star just 39 light-years away.

Vizio smart TVs tracked viewers around the clock without consent

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 03/01/2017 - 17:48

WASHINGTON (PNN) - February 7, 2017 - Vizio, one of the world's biggest makers of Smart TVs, is paying $2.2 million to settle charges that it collected viewing habits from 11 million devices without the knowledge or consent of the people watching them.

5 things you need to know about EMPs

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 02/22/2017 - 17:54

Electromagnetic pulse weapons are often cited by the Prepper community as a potential threat to our nation. But are they to be taken seriously?

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New study finds most government workers could be replaced by robots

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 02/22/2017 - 17:46

LONDON, England (PNN) - February 8, 2017 - A study by a British think tank Reform says that 90% of British civil service workers have jobs so pointless they could easily be replaced by robots, saving the government around $8 billion per year.

World’s amazing modern future technology inventions

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 02/08/2017 - 19:34

Latest technological innovations from the annual Consumer and Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Scientists have turned cooking oil into a material 200 times stronger than steel

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 02/08/2017 - 19:30

CANBERRA, Australia (PNN) - February 1, 2017 - Researchers have found a way to turn cheap, everyday cooking oil into the wonder material graphene - a technique that could greatly reduce the cost of making the much-touted nanomaterial.

Globalists are installing next-generation spying smart meters in homes worldwide

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 02/08/2017 - 19:27

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (PNN) - February 1, 2017 - Itron’s Wi-Fi smart meters are being installed in homes across the globe. Iltron's "OpenWay CENTRON”, and its EM420i modular smart meters, are a privacy nightmare.

Scientists have unlocked the code that turns genes on and off

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 02/01/2017 - 16:21

SAN DIEGO, Kalifornia (PNN) - February 1, 2017 - A DNA sequence code critical to our understanding of how human genes are turned on and off has just been unlocked by a team of scientists. Molecular biologists refer to this code as the “human initiator”. Ever since it was first observed back in the 1980s, the human initiator was believed to play a significant role in gene activation, given that it commonly occurs at the start sites of genes.

Organisms created with synthetic DNA pave way for entirely new life forms

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 01/25/2017 - 16:44

LA JOLLA, Kalifornia (PNN) - January 24, 2017 - From the moment life gained a foothold on Earth its story has been written in a DNA code of four letters. With G, T, C and A - the molecules that pair up in the DNA helix - the lines between humans and all life on Earth are spelled out.