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Reviving The “Tesla Deathwatch” — With A Totally Different Spin

After the recent unveiling of the Ford Mustang Mach-E, I feel like it’s time to revive the Tesla Deathwatch. No, not the Tesla Deathwatch that you may have read about on this site before, where certain websites made daily updates gleefully predicting that Tesla would run out of money and be forced to shutter operations

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Ask Scientists: Dead zones and hurricanes

For the sake of this column and yours truly, we’ll try and focus on just this one. So what causes this, or any other, dead zone? You see, the ocean has microscopic algae called Phytoplankton, which …

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Mysterious oxygen spike seen on Mars puzzles scientists

Scientists previously knew that this oxygen can be made through non-biological means. As ultraviolet light from the sun smashes into carbon dioxide and water vapor in Mars’s atmosphere, it breaks …

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Drones That Do the Work of 500 Farmers Are Transforming Palm Oil

Images collected from drones flying up to 400 meters (about 1,300 feet) above Genting’s oil palms help the company spot fires in remote and inaccessible areas. It’s part of a technology drive …

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Tesla Model 3 V3 Supercharging Times: 2% To 100% State of Charge (Video)

VegasModel3 posted a video that answers the most asked EV question I’ve encountered. Although, the answer to this question is particular to the Tesla Model 3. It won’t answer the question for all EVs. That question is typically the beginning question before someone delves further into the world of electric cars

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Transitioning away from extractive industries

Those solutions need to be the basis for regulation, with updates as new scientific data emerges. The presentation indicated that the Fluid Oil & Gas Waste Act passed earlier this year enables the …

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France reverse palm oil tax break after outcry

France’s parliament on Friday voted down a proposed tax break on palm oil — which would have hugely benefited energy giant Total — after lawmakers and environmental activists complained the …

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Open The Plug-In Hybrid Floodgates! Germany EV Sales Report

Something clicked in the German plug-in vehicle market after the summer holidays. The market had a record month (9,452 registrations) in September, and then October came and set a new record, this time 26% above the previous one! 11,926 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) were registered, more than doubling last year’s result. With China’s PEV market in post-subsidy blues, this is a welcome boost to global sales. Now if only the US market helped to carry the burden

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