Author: Dr. Jim

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A rollicking, fast-paced adventure tale about newbie drug smugglers trying to put together a deal while continually distracted by romance, alcohol and pot. A funny, riveting page-turner. Click here for more.

The hydrocarbon era’s spectacular end

Dustin Yellin, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based artist whose intricate 3D photomontages adorn the likes of New York’s Lincoln Center, wants to draw your gaze to climate change. Not in a subtle way, either. He plans to stand an oil supertanker on its end in the g…

Fabric-based solar cells on the horizon

New textile-based solar cells developed by Fraunhofer researchers, semitrailers could soon be producing the electricity needed to power cooling systems or other onboard equipment. In short, textile-based solar cells could soon be adding a whole new dim…