Tag: alternative

A New Drug Has Been Discovered That Could End All Cancer Deaths

A New Drug Has Been Discovered That Could End All Cancer Deaths

| March 27, 2012 | Reply

A Protein named CD47 is one of the root causes that makes cancer take such a toll on the body. What the protein does is tells your body not to destroy healthy blood cells. While that is very good, cancerous tumors use the same protein to tell your immune system not to destroy the tumor. […]

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3M Has Developed Window Film With Solar Power And It will Be Available Next Year

3M Has Developed Window Film With Solar Power And It will Be Available Next Year

| October 5, 2011 | Reply

Most of the time when you see some news about groundbreaking alternative energy, its years off and you forget all about. This time, the technology isn’t far away. 3m demonstrated the film in Japan this week and has said it will go into production in 2012 targeting government and larger office buildings with consumer production […]

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Intel & Samsung Backing New Linux-Based Mobile OS

Intel & Samsung Backing New Linux-Based Mobile OS

| September 28, 2011 | 2 Replies

Intel and Samsung are joining forces, backing the development of a new operating system for smartphones and other devices. The new platform, Tizen, is Linux-based and being developed by both the LiMo Foundation and the Linux Foundation. According to the two foundations, the Tizen platform is an open-source, standards-based software platform that supports multiple devices including smartphones, […]

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If You Have T-Mobile And You Are Too Cheap To Pay For Data, Smozzy Will Get You Free Web Browsing VIA MMS

If You Have T-Mobile And You Are Too Cheap To Pay For Data, Smozzy Will Get You Free Web Browsing VIA MMS

| September 9, 2011 | Reply

I didn’t really know this was possible. But now that I have seen it explained it makes perfect sense. This app will send packets through MS and SMS  to get data to your browser for web surfing – for free. If you have an Android phone, unlimited messaging and no data plan then this is […]

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Wireless Charging Coming To An Electric Vehicle Near You

Wireless Charging Coming To An Electric Vehicle Near You

| August 2, 2011 | Reply

Since the world powers want us to use electric cars that most likely get the electricity from a  coal-burning pollutant filled power plant, we will pretend that’s better than oil based fuel for now. That is until the next great alternative energy idea comes about. Until then, a company named Evatran has come up with […]

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Solar Power Is The Fastest Growing Industry In The US

Solar Power Is The Fastest Growing Industry In The US

| July 28, 2011 | 1 Reply

The solar industry employed 93,000 people in the US in 2010. This year it is expected that the number will grow by 25-50k. The amount of solar energy installed has grown 66% this year over last years numbers.  Even still, there is only enough solar energy to power 600,000 homes. The industry hopes to expand […]

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Man Uses Fish Scales to Create Plastic

Man Uses Fish Scales to Create Plastic

| July 26, 2011 | Reply

Plastic is a nasty substance for the most part. It’s made from oil and the Carbon within the oil. Not only that, it is not biodegradable. So plenty of it ends up in the ground or sea and will simply never break down. The amount made v the amount recycled is minimal at best. For […]

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Official Merriam-Webster English Dictionary Available in Android Market

Official Merriam-Webster English Dictionary Available in Android Market

| July 3, 2011 | Reply

I’m going to admit something here, dictionary.com/thesaurus.com is one of my most frequented websites. There, I said it. I’m a nerd and I like learning new and alternative words…That said, I’m downloading the new Merriam-Webster dictionary free from the Android Market. Whether you’re on Android or iPhone, check out some of the offerings: Voice search […]

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Heeneduty Truck Transformer is a neat gadget if you use a truck for work

Heeneduty Truck Transformer is a neat gadget if you use a truck for work

| June 22, 2011 | Reply

So this is a neat idea. It’s a portable workstation, table, rolling cart, toolbox, ladder rack for your truck all tucked into one. You can move it in and out of your truck pretty easily with power assisted wheels that raise and lower. If you enjoy your truck as a full time daily driver as […]

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Google gets more green – Gives 55 Million to a wind farm in the Mojave desert

Google gets more green – Gives 55 Million to a wind farm in the Mojave desert

| May 25, 2011 | Reply

Google is all kinds of environmental. They have multiple solar investments, wind investments and even a server facility cooled by ocean water. Now the search giant has partnered with Citibank to make the Alta Wind Energy Center. When complete, the center should power about 450,000 homes.This investment will put google at over $600 million invested […]

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