The Department of Energy put together a list of the top ten things most people don’t know about wind energy. Check it out: 10. Human civilizations have harnessed wind power for thousands of years. Early forms of windmills used wind to crush grain or pump water. Now, modern wind turbines use the wind to create […]
Lamborghini’s Sesto Elemento concept car, unveiled at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, will go into production at a price of about $2.2 million, the automaker has announced. Only 20 will be built but there’s one thing you should know before you sign up for yours. You won’t be able to drive it on the street. […]
A Virginia bakery owner is causing a stir after turning down a visit from Vice President Joe Biden This post was submitted by CNN / IM.
Many people were so excited about London Olympics 2012 and so did I. However, that excitement apparently did not last long enough for some people. Some have complained about the Olympics committee not doing a great job with selling the tickets, organizing the venue and you can go on and on criticizing whoever involved in […]
Today, the Energy Department and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a new report highlighting strong growth in America’s wind energy market in 2011 and underscoring the importance of continued policy support and clean energy tax credits to ensure that the U.S. remains a leading producer and manufacturer in this booming global industry. As President Obama has made […]
Authorities admit “grave fears” for 67 people reported missing after leaving Indonesia last month for Christmas Island. More than 60 asylum seekers have been reported missing off the Australian coast, and authorities hold “grave fears” for their safety, an official has said. The 67 people left Indonesia in a rickety boat bound for Australia more […]
Experts say agricultural sector must modernise to avoid country’s dependence on food from abroad. Indonesia is one of the most fertile countries in the world, experts say, but farmers there are struggling to grow basic crops. The country was self-sufficient before it opened up its agricultural market, under international pressure, to the free market in […]
Legendary track star and chairman of the London Organizing Committee Sebastian Coe congratulated his fellow Britons for a “glorious” Olympic Games on Sunday night. “When our time came, Britain, we did it right,” Coe told the 80,000 gathered at Olympic Stadium for the closing ceremony. Coe said these “two glorious weeks” would “inspire a generation.” […]
Mitt Romney on Saturday announcedU.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate for the White House — a bold and risky move that energized both conservatives and their opponents. Ryan is a rising Republican star and the party’s leader on fiscal and budget issues. He is the architect of a Republican spending plan that […]
Last week, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it’s purchasing 50 pounds of fake poop. A practical joke? No, not in the least. Nor is this synthetic poop a plastic replica of the real thing; it’s an organic version made from soybeans. The Gates Foundation will use it to test high-tech commodes at theirReinvent the […]
Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao’s swimming pool has an exceptional view, as the image above shows. Part of the indoor pool, which perches atop the 24-story hotel, protrudes from the main building and is suspended mid-air. Its bottom is constructed with toughened glass. This gives guests a delirious sense of swimming in the sky — […]
Group calling itself “People’s Care for Rohingya” demands an end to violence against Southeast Asia’s stateless people. An Indonesian group calling itself “People’s Care for Rohingya” has been protesting in front of the Myanmar’s embassy in the capital Jakarta against the violence and discrimination suffered by the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar. Thursday’s demonstration attracted protesters carrying […]
Yesterday morning, President Obama placed a call to Dr. Manmohan Singh, the prime minister of India. The two leaders discussed the shooting at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, and the President expressed his condolences for the senseless attack. According to a readout of that conversation, “Prime Minister Singh expressed his gratitude for […]
NASA releases new images of Mars, compares landscape to the Mojave Desert. Deborah Lutterbeck reports This post was submitted by Reuters.
On July 15, 2012 during a nice and sunny Sunday morning, a perfect riding weather, about 80 plus motorcycles and close to 100 people convene in the parking lot of Quaid Harley-Davidson dealership in Loma Linda. They were part of 1st Annual Filipino-Indonesian Brotherhood Ride. This was a unique event and rather historic since no event […]
Science rover finishes eight-month journey and will now seek evidence Red Planet once hosted ingredients for life. The Mars science rover Curiosity landed on the Martian surface shortly after 10:30pm Pacific US time on Sunday (0530 GMT) to begin a two-year mission seeking evidence the Red Planet once hosted ingredients for life, NASA has said. […]