By the end of the decade, enough energy storage for 1 million homes will be created.
Articles tagged "California"
The slow death of the bullet train.
Oil companies are turning to fracking's freaky cousin, "matrix acidization" in hopes of dissolving their way to 15 billion barrels of oil locked underneath California.
And they've been doing it behind the state's back.
Rampant Valley Fever has killed dozens of inmates since 2006.
Authorities think so, but some experts are skeptical.
Meet the new cutting edge.
The other time that arm-waving geeks filled San Francisco’s inordinate number of coffee shops and brainstormed en masse about how to solve the world’s problems with the internet.
I got the chance to see all this first hand last summer while shooting Motherboard’s upcoming documentary, Drone On. It was eye-opening. I got to fly some of these things.
Even after the machine had turned off and the illusion had ended, people still saw themselves in each other.
Megan May Daalder is a young artist in Los Angeles who is responsible for the Mirrorbox, a hands-on piece that uses two-way mirrors and a lighting sequence to allow two participants to momentarily blend their faces together in a genuinely arresting i…
When your grandparents were young and curious and eager to see the world, they had to join the Navy. Today, you can just go to Google. Now five years old, Google Street View is an endless source of fun and adventure. Sure, there are the serendipitous…
Vandals used a Sawzall to cause a hundred grand in damages to First Solar's AV Solar Ranch One.
About a month ago, SpaceX’s Dragon capsule "landed safely in the Pacific Ocean":http://www.space.com/15939-spacex-dragon-capsule-landing-pacific.html after completing the first ever commercial expedition to the International Space Station. Granted,…
Music has been central to meditation for thousands of years, in part because it helps "chill people out":http://news.health.com/2010/03/19/music-soothes-anxiety-as-well-as-massage-does/. But the artist and technologist Jay Vidyarthi is trying to flip…
In Culver City, about four LA blocks from a place that sells used tires and and In-n-Out Burger, stands a strange landmark of the Los Angeles art scene. Opened in 1988, the Museum of Jurassic Technology is equal parts 18th century cabinet of curiosit…