Full-size remote control cars – coming soon to a road near you?

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living Thanks to efforts of groups such as Google, Oxford University, BMW and Continental, we’re getting closer and closer to the advent of autonomous cars (full-side remote cars) – vehicles that drive themselves, with the human “driver” pretty much just along as a passenger. Researchers at Germany’s Technische Universität München… Read more »

Five Items to Avoid in the Home for Green Living

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There are items in our everyday lives that can actually be making us sick. Here is a quick list of things to avoid and suggestions for alternatives and get green living. Household Chemicals. So many cleaning, pest control and beauty products are chock full of dangerous chemicals yet easily available over the counter to invade… Read more »

Gaining Power By Going Green

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living As consumers become ever more sensitive to the plight of the environment, they are increasing their pressure on utility companies to join the Going Green Revolution by replacing fossil fuels with clean, renewable energy sources. Also helping to accelerate the green movement are incentives offered by the federal government… Read more »

Researchers double efficiency of see-through solar cell

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living A new type of two-layer solar cell could power our devices and buildings while remaining transparent. Researchers at UCLA have developed a new kind of see-through solar cell that could be used on windows, car sunroofs, smartphone displays and other transparent surfaces to harvest energy from the sun. First developed in… Read more »