Repowering the UK’s oldest wind farms could boost energy generation by 171%

Enlarge (credit: Germanborrillo) Wind energy has been identified as having an important role to play in the world’s move towards a low-carbon future. But due to short-term planning rules, it may not have as big a part as it could in the UK’s own sustainable energy generation. To date, when most UK wind farms were […]

Pokemon Go Gen 4 release: Great news for Niantic ahead of big Generation 4 update

Pokemon Go will continue to expand under Niantic’s watchful eye, following news of some impressive new stats. According to data firm Sensor Tower, the hit Android and iOS app has seen significant growth when it comes to its revenue streams. As many Trainers will already know, Pokemon Go is free to download and play but comes […]

Meet the Next Generation of Mississippi Writers

On a weeknight, a person can walk down Courthouse Square in Oxford and be pulled into an art gallery of only Southern making. Hanging at Eastside Gallery are the works of William Dunlap, whose major works can be affectionately summed up as “dogs and barns.” Hanging nearby is the photography of Maude Schuyler Clay, depicting […]

Four maps show how electricity generation has changed in the US

A natural gas fracking well near Shreveport, Louisiana. (credit: Daniel Foster) The US Energy Information Agency (EIA) recently published two interesting sets of maps to show how the US energy mix has changed state by state between 2007 and 2017. That decade saw the rise of cheap natural gas that lead many utilities to switch […]

Generation being born now is the last to be free – Assange in last interview before blackout (VIDEO)

Before his links to the world was cut by his Ecuadorian hosts, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gave an interview on how technological advances are changing humankind. He said global surveillance will soon be totally unavoidable. The interview was provided to RT by organizers of the World Ethical Data Forum in Barcelona. Assange, who is currently […]

Generation being born now is the last to be free – Assange in last interview before blackout (VIDEO)

Before his links to the world was cut by his Ecuadorian hosts, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gave an interview on how technological advances are changing humankind. He said global surveillance will soon be totally unavoidable. The interview was provided to RT by organizers of the World Ethical Data Forum in Barcelona. Assange, who is currently […]

Apple’s $1,000 iPhones are turning it into a luxury brand — and it could lose a whole generation of customers (AAPL)

Apple is increasingly transforming itself into a luxury brand. A year after debuting its first thousand-dollar smartphone, the company replaced it with two more. At the same time, it cut its lowest-priced iPhone. The moves could boost Apple’s near-term revenue and profits. But they could lead to stagnating phone sales and could discourage people from […]

The new generation rent

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Renting a new-build apartment with a luxury hotel feel is not just for millennials – baby boomers are getting in on the act too. But while younger people head for the bright lights of London, Liverpool and Manchester, the over-55s are settling by the coast and small towns.