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In Drought-Stricken California, Watering Your Lawn Could Mean $500 Fines

In Drought-Stricken California, Watering Your Lawn Could Mean $500 Fines | MishMash | Scoop.it
With a deepening drought crisis on their hands, California officials have approved an unprecedented regulation to crack down on outdoor water use statewide.
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SALt : la lampe qui veut illuminer les Philippines avec du sel

SALt : la lampe qui veut illuminer les Philippines avec du sel | MishMash | Scoop.it
FIGARO DEMAIN - L'objectif principal de la lampe est d'apporter l'éclairage aux communautés rurales du pays et leur donner une alternative aux lamps à kérosène. Et cela, grâce à l'eau de mer.
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The building brutal heat wave, in four graphics

The building brutal heat wave, in four graphics | MishMash | Scoop.it
As a large part of the U.S. braces for searing heat, here's what's happening.
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Could Groundwater Desalination Solve California’s Water Crisis?

Could Groundwater Desalination Solve California’s Water Crisis? | MishMash | Scoop.it
A new Israeli study suggests that saline groundwater could be better for desalinization through reverse osmosis, possibly solving California's water crisis.
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Scientists glimpse why life can't happen without water: Water molecules control protein motion, study finds

Scientists glimpse why life can't happen without water: Water molecules control protein motion, study finds | MishMash | Scoop.it
Scientists are getting closer to directly observing how and why water is essential to life as we know it.
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Will the Future Be Hellish, Heavenly, or Simply Better Than Today?

Will the Future Be Hellish, Heavenly, or Simply Better Than Today? | MishMash | Scoop.it
What will the future look like? Imagine it for a second. Maybe you see a gleaming city cleaner than anything has a right to be.... read more
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Antarctic Carbon Dioxide Reaches Staggering 400 ppm, Highest Level in 4 million Years

Antarctic Carbon Dioxide Reaches Staggering 400 ppm, Highest Level in 4 million Years | MishMash | Scoop.it
The steady rise of carbon dioxide levels has finally reached its last station, Antarctica, where it recently breached the 400 ppm threshold.
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Here's How Your Smartphone Can Be Hacked Without You Knowing

Here's How Your Smartphone Can Be Hacked Without You Knowing | MishMash | Scoop.it
Even if a malicious attacker cannot get into your phone, they can try to get the sensitive data stored inside: contacts, places visited and e-mails.
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NASA, Google Launch Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab

NASA, Google Launch Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab | MishMash | Scoop.it
Google and NASA have teamed up to launch the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab, a facility designed to explore the future of machine learning.
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Get a Remarkably Accurate 3D Printed Action Figure...Of Yourself

Get a Remarkably Accurate 3D Printed Action Figure...Of Yourself | MishMash | Scoop.it
doob uses the "dooblicator," 3D full-body scanning system that relies on a process known as photogrammetry, to make lifelike 3D printed action figures. And you can get your own.
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Brutal and prolonged heat wave about to hit the Southwest

Brutal and prolonged heat wave about to hit the Southwest | MishMash | Scoop.it
The hottest temperatures in at least two decades could affect the Southwest this weekend and into early next week.
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Listen Up: Cleaning Your Solar Panels – Professionally

Listen Up: Cleaning Your Solar Panels – Professionally | MishMash | Scoop.it
Please Listen Up to this week’s Energy Show on Renewable Energy World as we welcome Jay Welsh, CEO of Solar Maids, the leading professional panel cleaning service.
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Long Promised Artificial Intelligence Is Looming—and It's Going to Be Amazing

Long Promised Artificial Intelligence Is Looming—and It's Going to Be Amazing | MishMash | Scoop.it
We have been hearing predictions for decades of a takeover of the world by artificial intelligence. In 1957, Herbert A. Simon predicted that within 10... read more
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Cette erreur de chercheurs américains pourrait révolutionner nos vies...

Cette erreur de chercheurs américains pourrait révolutionner nos vies... | MishMash | Scoop.it
Des scientifiques viennent accidentellement de mettre au point des nano-tiges capables de récupérer l'eau de l'air en climat aride.
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By Improving Access To Basic Necessities, Israeli Technologies Transform Africa, Save Lives

By Improving Access To Basic Necessities, Israeli Technologies Transform Africa, Save Lives | MishMash | Scoop.it
From water technologies to agricultural solutions and medical devices, Israeli companies improve the lives of millions.
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NASA Just Unveiled Its All-Electric X-57 Plane

NASA Just Unveiled Its All-Electric X-57 Plane | MishMash | Scoop.it
NASA unveiled the design of its latest aviation project, the X-57 electric aircraft. The electric plane is geared to be the fast and energy efficient.
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What Does Britain’s Solar Record Tell Us?

What Does Britain’s Solar Record Tell Us? | MishMash | Scoop.it
Damian Carrington reported in The Guardian that solar PV plants in Great Britain generated more electricity than coal in May.
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This Is the Tech That Will Make Learning as Addictive as Video Games

This Is the Tech That Will Make Learning as Addictive as Video Games | MishMash | Scoop.it
The way we learn today is just wrong. Learning needs to be less like memorization, and more like…Angry Birds. Half of school dropouts name boredom... read more
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China Announces World's Fastest Supercomputer, 3X Faster Than Former Record Holder

China Announces World's Fastest Supercomputer, 3X Faster Than Former Record Holder | MishMash | Scoop.it
The Sunway TaihuLight is now the world's fastest supercomputer. Developed by China, it more than triples the speed of Tianhe-2, which is the previous record holder.
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Israel’s BioBee To Ship 500 Million ‘Predatory Bugs’ To Russia

Israel’s BioBee To Ship 500 Million ‘Predatory Bugs’ To Russia | MishMash | Scoop.it
Israeli company BioBee Biological Systems will ship 500 million “predatory bugs” to Russia to help its farmers get rid of pests without using toxic pesticides.
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Scientists Created a Substance that Transforms Infrared into Visible Light

Scientists Created a Substance that Transforms Infrared into Visible Light | MishMash | Scoop.it
A team of scientists from Germany were able to create a substance that converts infrared light into visible light. This development is a big step in the advancement of illumination technology.
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Fusion Energy: Compact Tokamak is 100 Times Smaller And Could Run Years Earlier

Fusion Energy: Compact Tokamak is 100 Times Smaller And Could Run Years Earlier | MishMash | Scoop.it
Three papers released by an English startup, Tokamak Energy, are challenging established science that in the area of fusion reactors, bigger is not always better.
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Every observatory in the world now reports carbon dioxide is at highest level in 4 million years

Every observatory in the world now reports carbon dioxide is at highest level in 4 million years | MishMash | Scoop.it
Carbon dioxide levels have reached 400 parts per million at the South Pole for the first time in at least 4 million years.
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Staying Human in the Machine Age: An Interview With Douglas Rushkoff

Staying Human in the Machine Age: An Interview With Douglas Rushkoff | MishMash | Scoop.it
At the dawn of the internet Douglas Rushkoff wrote the book Cyberia: Life in the Trenches of Hyperspace. A whirlwind tour through the lens of... read more
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Why Outsourcing Innovation Will Be Big in Tech and Beyond

Why Outsourcing Innovation Will Be Big in Tech and Beyond | MishMash | Scoop.it
Paul Jozefak, co-founder and managing director of innovation laboratory Liquid Labs, discusses how outsourcing innovation will become a mainstream business practice and a key driver of growth, specifically in the tech sector.
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