The fastest way to charge your phone without damaging the battery

– One thing I’ve noticed, as a reviewer at the Verge, is the problem surrounding smartphone batteries. Regardless of which NexGen battery technology you’re using, lithium ion batteries tend to just die during the day anyway. If science can’t come up with better battery technology, it can at least change how quickly we charge our […]

This is Elon Musk’s key to Tesla’s future

– For the last year or so, the story of Tesla has been all about the Model 3 and understandably so. Elon Musk basically staked the entire viability of his company on being able to make as many of these cars as possible, and there were times where that bet looked pretty risky. – Temporarily […]

Solar power is finally within reach, but not for long

– [Sean Hollister] Solar panels used to be something you only saw in fancy neighborhoods or that one nice house down the street. But in the last 10 years, the cost of solar has fallen by more than half. In 2019, installing solar is starting to look like a really smart investment for millions of […]

The future of renewable energy is making it look cool

(calm music) – Remember the Jetsons? They had gadgets galore from holograms to a robotic maid, but they also probably had an astronomical electric bill as well as a massive carbon footprint. That’s still an issue for our own home of the future, but unlike the Jetsons, we’re actually using some of that cutting edge […]

Zero Mass’ solar panels turn air into drinking water

What if you could produce clean drinking water right out of thin air and without using electricity? That’s what one Arizona based startup is trying to do using a combination of solar energy, material science, and data. Is this the next level of drinking water? This is Zero Mass Water. It’s a water startup operating […]