Tech & Gadgets

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How To Recycle Your Cell Phone Responsibly

E-waste is one of the fastest growing and most environmentally hazardous elements of the U.S. garbage stream, with only 15-20 percent recycled. Mobile devices and electronic appliances contain lead, cadmium, mercury and other toxic materials that often leak into the… Read More
Smart Meter Myths

Top 6 Common Myths About Smart Meter Danger Exposed

There’s a lot of talk about smart meters and how they can help communities use power more efficiently, conserving energy and thus reducing utility bills. However, some claim that smart meters are hazardous to human health, emitting dangerous high frequency… Read More
V2V Safety Pilot

Car Talk: Crash Avoiding Tech Gets Big Test

It’s not quite the Google car that recently rolled past 300,000 miles of driving itself (Where does it go? What does it do when it gets there?). But the U.S. Department of Transportation is road-testing a safety system that puts… Read More
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Garbage-Eating Drone Destroys Ocean Pollution

Drones have been a hot topic in the media lately. Whether they’re for surveillance or combat, the idea of drones patrolling our airspace is one that’s not taken lightly by the public. As we struggle to work out the ethics… Read More
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Are Smart Meters Hazardous To Your Health?

We all need energy to survive. That’s just the facts in our modern society. The problem is that producing energy is a dirty business, and actually burning it’s even worse. Since we can’t give up on fossil fuels all at… Read More
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Meet The Deep Sea Version Of The Starship Enterprise

Captain James T. Kirk may have called space as the final frontier, but it’s actually the ocean that stands full of mystery. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the ocean covers 71 percent of the Earth’s surface, yet… Read More