Going Green: Toyota to Phase Out Conventionally Fueled Cars from 2020 Onward

By 2050, gas-electric hybrids, plug-in hybrids, fuel-cell cars and electric vehicles will account for most of Toyota’s global vehicle sales, the world’s best-selling auto maker disclosed in a story run by the Wall Street Journal. Toyota has timed its assumptions well, plotting a road to near extinction for its conventionally fueled cars as the industry […]

Billionaire Manoj Bhargava to make people driven energy generators for the poor – Video shows

For billionaire Manoj Bhargava (like many other people), the world is a place full of problems. Between poverty, pollution, food growth, and access to water, the list seems to be ever growing. That’s why he’s recently pledged to spearhead a group aimed at giving away all their billions to turning things around for mankind. Here’s […]

Breakthrough rectenna converts light into DC current video shows

Rectifying antennas – “rectennas” – are used as parasitic power capture devices that absorb radio frequency (RF) energy and convert it into usable electrical power. Constructing such devices to absorb and rectify at optical wavelengths has proved impractical in the past, but the advent of carbon nanotubes and advances in microscopic manufacturing technology have allowed […]