California breaks record and creates solar power for 6 million homes in one day

Last Tuesday, the San Francisco Chronicle reported that California produced electricity for 6 million homes with its solar power. The record-breaking number is nearly twice that of what it produced two years ago and is only counting the electricity proouduced at power plants, not on individual houses.  The rooftops are reported to produce another 50% of that number…

Patagonia introduces world’s first neoprene-free wetsuit line

VENTURA, California. (November, 16 2015) – Patagonia will introduce the world’s first neoprene-free, wetsuits made with plant-based material for Fall 2016 – a groundbreaking innovation that doubles down on the company’s initial entry into natural rubber last year with another industry first and expands Patagonia’s Yulex offering from two to 21 wetsuits for men, women…

Mark Zuckerberg sells $95 Million worth of Facebook shares for charity

  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is taking steps toward fulfilling his promise to donate 99 percent of his Facebook stock to charity. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan made their first cash infusion into their for-profit charitable group, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI). On Wednesday and Thursday they sold 767,905 shares they had transferred to the organization, which was worth…

Une entreprise dévoile une batterie en graphène chargée en 15 minutes

Le fabricant chinois Dongxu Optoelectronics a conçu une batterie de téléphone en graphène, qui se charge de dix à vingt fois plus vite que celles en lithium-ion. Ça commence maintenant à faire quelques années que le potentiel du graphène, découvert en 2004, nous promet monts et merveilles technologiques, à commencer par la résolution définitive du…