Tag: Green

10 Best Cheap Electric Cars 2020

Cars with electric motors are marvelous machines that offer several advantages offer combustion powered vehicles. They’re more efficient than typical gas powered cars and offer significant cost savings of ownership over the life of the vehicle. Many car manufacturers are focusing their attention on affordable and reliable electric cars that are packed with the latest […]

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The dark side of electronic waste recycling

– [Jim] They had a place where they’d store it right under our noses. They just thought they could get away with it forever, and they could have if it hadn’t been for those trackers. (Jim laughs) – [Reporter] Right now, you’re watching this on an electronic device. Do you ever think about where it’ll […]

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Computer Color is Broken

If you put a colorful image into photoshop or instagram and blur it, you’ll see a weird, dark boundary between adjacent bright colors. Yuk! In the real world, out of focus colors blend smoothly, going from red to yellow to green – not red to brown to green! This color blending problem isn’t limited to […]

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Are Electric Cars Really More Environmentally Friendly?

[INTRO ♪] Telling people that buying an electric car is a great way to fight climate change is a pretty reliable way to start an argument in some circles. People will say that you still burn fossil fuels with electric cars – it just happens at the power plant instead of the engine. And while […]

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How Pocket Calculators Changed Electronics Forever

[ INTRO ] SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. We don’t think of pocket calculators as being all that special these days. They’re cheap, easy to lose, and your phone can do all that stuff anyway, right? But the development of the pocket calculator […]

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GreenCitizen – Electronics Recycling

According to the Consumer Electronics Association, the average American household has 24 electronic items This huge demand for electronics, in tandem with shorter product lives, causes America to generate an alarming amount of electronic waste also known as e-waste. 75% of e-waste in America is sent to domestic landfills. Although representing only 2% of America’s […]

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The First Computer-Generated Bacterial Genome | SciShow News

[ intro ] On Monday, scientists announced that they’d made the first entirely computer-generated bacterial genome. And, just to be clear, they didn’t actually make the bacterium. They made a really big piece of DNA shaped like a ring, and they detailed the process in a paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National […]

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