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The U.S. Is Closer to a Zero-Carbon Grid Than It Seems

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The U.S. has a lot of work to do to draw down carbon emissions. But a new report shows that when it comes to the energy grid, things are actually in better shape than researchers thought it’d be by this point.

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Source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/the-u-s-is-closer-to-a-zero-carbon-grid-than-it-seems-1846682644
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dharna Noor on Earther, shared by Brian Kahn to Gizmodo

Contractors, Beware: This Robot Is Coming for Your Job

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It’s been hard to automate construction and home improvement. While there is plenty of room for robots on the worksite, I doubt any of us have seen anything quite like the Baubot, a construction bot that can carry heavy loads, lay bricks, and even sand sheetrock, feats once only performed by folks in hardhats and…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/contractors-beware-this-robot-is-coming-for-your-job-1846681399
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The Article Was Written/Published By: John Biggs

Twitch and Facebook Gaming Are Having One Hell of a Year. YouTube Gaming? Eh, Not so Much

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As the world descended into lockdown last year, people overwhelming tuned into livestreams to connect with others and stave off boredom while stuck in their homes. And that pandemic-fueled growth shows no signs of slowing down even as the world attempts to return to business as usual, with both Twitch and Facebook…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/twitch-and-facebook-gaming-are-already-having-one-hell-1846658990
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Alyse Stanley

Scientists Dive Into Axolotl Genome, Looking for Secrets to Regeneration

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Its adorableness aside, the Mexican axolotl is a salamander of particular interest to scientists. On the molecular level, the animal seems to have a cheat code for life: It can regenerate its limbs and vital organs, an ability researchers are desperate to better understand for medical applications.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/geneticists-get-closer-to-a-complete-axolotl-genome-1846651148
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Isaac Schultz

First-Ever Observations From Under Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday Glacier’ Are Bad News

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Glaciers all over Antarctica are in trouble as ice there rapidly melts. There’s no Antarctic glacier whose fate is more consequential for our future than the Thwaites Glacier, and new research shows that things aren’t looking good for it.

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Source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/first-ever-observations-from-under-antarctica-s-doomsd-1846650385
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dharna Noor on Earther, shared by Brian Kahn to Gizmodo

Well Here’s Something You Don’t See Every Day

We’re used to seeing stark images of rovers all alone on the Red Planet, but Perseverance brought a friend. NASA has just released a stunning photo showing two vehicles—the Perseverance rover and the Ingenuity helicopter—in a single shot.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/well-here-s-something-you-don-t-see-every-day-1846642123
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The Article Was Written/Published By: George Dvorsky

Use These Apps to Make Windows 10 Feel Like a Chromebook

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Nothing against Windows 10, but if you want to simplify it a bit by giving it the Chromebook treatment—tweaking various settings and UI elements to make them a bit easier to deal with, or simply integrating some of a Chromebook’s more useful features directly into Windows 10 itself—nobody is going to give you any…

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Source: https://lifehacker.com/use-these-apps-to-make-windows-10-feel-like-a-chromeboo-1846629387
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Murphy on Lifehacker, shared by Andrew Couts to Gizmodo

How to Ensure Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Is Accessible to Everyone

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As the Biden administration puts the federal government’s muscle behind widespread electrification, one fact has becoming increasingly clear: The electric vehicle revolution is coming. But states have a lot of catching up to do if they want to make sure everyone is included, a new report shows.

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Source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/how-to-ensure-electric-vehicle-charging-infrastructure-1846630660
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Molly Taft on Earther, shared by Brian Kahn to Gizmodo

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