November 11th, 2020 by editorialstaff  November is here! And that means the holidays are just around the corner. (Yikes, already??) With the impending mayhem that holiday shopping brings, we at CleanTechnica decided to create an alternative to the hectic, consumerist shopping experience we’ve come to accept during this time of year. Enter … Virtual Trade
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HELSINKI — A draft policy on opening up India’s space sector is expected to bring transformational change, the chairman of the commercial arm of the Indian space agency said Nov. 10. Speaking during an interview at Euroconsult’s World Satellite Business Week Virtual Edition conference, chairman and managing director of Antrix Corp. Rakesh Sasibhushan said the Spacecom
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Hello Nature readers, would you like to get this Briefing in your inbox free every day? Sign up here Credit: Charlie Berthaume/Aerial Photography Awards Eibsee Lake in Germany’s Wetterstein mountains is located 973 metres above sea level, and freezes over every winter. This bird’s-eye view shows how the ice starts to melt at the end
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Appropriators questioned “recent moves by some agencies to procure launches outside of the space launch enterprise through direct commercial contracts or delivery on orbit contracts.” WASHINGTON — The Senate Appropriations Committee in a report Nov. 10 criticized the practice by some agencies of procuring launch services directly from commercial providers, bypassing the National Security Space
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The logos of the Chinese video portal TikTok and the US software and hardware manufacturer Oracle Corporation can be seen on a smartphone and screen on September 14, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Thomas Trutschel | Photothek | Getty Images Remember TikTok? That wildly popular user-generated video application that dominated headlines for months as a potential
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High-flying automotive executive turned international fugitive Carlos Ghosn believes the coronavirus pandemic will accelerate consolidation of the global automotive industry, including his former employer Nissan Motor. In a rare interview following his daring escape to Lebanon from Japan on Dec. 29, the former Nissan chairman said the industry will continue to struggle even after a
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Quantum tunneling happens when a particle seemingly teleports across a barrier. But despite how instantaneous this event sounds, recent research suggests that it doesn’t happen nearly as fast as you might think. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming
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Allianz Global Investors’ Mona Mahajan won’t rule out market consolidation over the next several weeks. But she’s painting a bullish long-term picture that’s chiefly tied to a key advancement on the coronavirus front. “We’ve had tremendous vaccine news,” the firm’s senior U.S. investment strategist told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Tuesday. Since yesterday’s encouraging vaccine announcement
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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November 10th, 2020 by Tina Casey  Renewable energy advocates are eagerly anticipating President-elect Joe Biden’s plans for bringing the US back into the Paris Agreement on climate change, and it looks like his first 100 days in office will be fruitful ones. In one of life’s little ironies, outgoing President Donald J. Trump* talked a
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Blue Canyon Technologies, based in Boulder, Colorado, will be merged into Raytheon Intelligence & Space, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. WASHINGTON — Raytheon Technologies announced Nov. 10 it intends to acquire Blue Canyon Technologies, a manufacturer of small satellites and spacecraft components.  Blue Canyon is a privately held company. Raytheon did not disclose the value of
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AT&T‘s WarnerMedia began thousands of layoffs Tuesday as the company formerly known as Time Warner restructures around streaming video. The job cuts are part of AT&T’s plan to eliminate redundant positions within WarnerMedia and refocus the company around growing HBO Max, the company’s flagship streaming video service. Many of the top executives at Time Warner’s
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Conspiracy theories can undermine political participation, discourage environmental protection and incite violence. Involvement in online conspiracy-theory communities, such as QAnon, can contribute to violent extremism, according to an analysis this year (A. Amarasingam and M.-A. Argentino CTC Sentinel 13(7), 37–44; 2020). And those who believe conspiracy theories are less likely than those who don’t to
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Perfected by generations of craftsmen, traditional bamboo steamers are lightweight, strong and durable. Stream Full Episodes of How It’s Made: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/
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November 8th, 2020 by Zachary Shahan  The most popular articles on CleanTechnica last month are listed below. The top story of the month was about electric conversions! And no, it’s not 2010. After that, it’s Tesla, Tesla, Tesla, Tesla, Tesla. Before getting to those, though, let’s have a quick stroll through CleanTechnica exclusives from the
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A woman holds her smartphone with the app of the electric scooter sharing provider Tier Mobility next to an e-scooter to use it. Hauke-Christian Dittrich/dpa (Photo by Hauke-Christian Dittrich/picture alliance via Getty Images) Hauke-Christian Dittrich | picture alliance via Getty Images LONDON — German electric scooter rental firm Tier announced Tuesday that it’s raised $250
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Marijuana can have various effects on your body. But what is it about weed that makes you so hungry? Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more. Subscribe to our channel and visit us at: http://www.businessinsider.com/science Science Insider on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BusinessInsiderScience/ Science Insider on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/science_insider/
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Credit: Getty As I adjusted the microphone and tightened my grip on the guitar, I broke into a sudden yawn, a familiar response to anxiety. I remembered my first scientific talk as a graduate student, trying desperately to convince an audience of about 100 people that my work was interesting and worthwhile. Here, at my
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People are silhouetted against Singapore Airlines Airbus planes at Changi International Airport in Singapore on October 24, 2020. ROSLAN RAHMAN | AFP via Getty Images SINGAPORE — Airline and casino stocks in Asia-Pacific surged during Tuesday trade, following their peers overnight on Wall Street as investors reacted to a major positive coronavirus vaccine development from
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Find out how pecans get from trees to your local supermarket. Stream Full Episodes of How It’s Made: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at an opening ceremony for Tesla China-made Model Y program in Shanghai on Jan. 7. Aly Song | Reuters President-elect Joe Biden presents a mixed bag for Tesla and other electric car-makers. On the pro side, Biden’s stated goals for clean energy and manufacturing could mean new government incentives for
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Some things I learned while on vacation. Watch me die to death at the end. ** LINKS ** Turtle BUTT BREATHING (my sister taught me about this while we were in Hawaii): http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2325/is-it-true-turtles-breathe-through-their-butts The best turtle butt-breather: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fitzroy_River_turtle
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Hank pays tribute to Carl Sagan, noting his accomplishment as an astronomer and his contributions to culture — both pop and otherwise — as one of the great popularizers of science. Happy Carl Sagan Day! ———– Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso
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