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Students from NUI Galway built a car that can do the equivalent of 10,500 miles per gallon
# Sucking Diesel
# Sucking Diesel

Students from NUI Galway built a car that can do the equivalent of 10,500 miles per gallon

Jun 25th 2017, 11:00 AM 33,020 Views 14 Comments

It’s called the Geec.

Stop closing down your apps, it only makes things worse
# Q-tip
# Q-tip

Stop closing down your apps, it only makes things worse

May 19th 2016, 7:30 PM 44,819 Views 29 Comments

If you’ve been doing it because you think it’s good for your battery life or phone, you’re going to be disappointed.

This keyboard's keys will respond differently to whatever finger you use
# Shortcuts
# Shortcuts

This keyboard's keys will respond differently to whatever finger you use

May 16th 2016, 4:58 PM 13,231 Views 4 Comments

Pressing the same key with your index finger or middle finger will yield different results.

A new kind of WiFi could stop it from draining your phone's battery
# Efficiency
# Efficiency

A new kind of WiFi could stop it from draining your phone's battery

Feb 24th 2016, 4:22 PM 15,613 Views 12 Comments

The method, called Passive WiFi, consumes 1/10,000th the energy current methods use.

This smartphone company says it can charge a phone fully in 15 minutes
# Fast Charge
# Fast Charge

This smartphone company says it can charge a phone fully in 15 minutes

Feb 23rd 2016, 3:00 PM 14,532 Views 17 Comments

The Chinese company Oppo says it can fully charge a 2,500mAH battery in the space of 15 minutes.

Efficient Chelsea ease past Watford and into the fourth round
# Efficiency
From The42
# Efficiency

Efficient Chelsea ease past Watford and into the fourth round

Jan 4th 2015, 6:23 PM 3,601 Views 2 Comments

Watford held out for a while but the result was inevitable really.

Taking notes by hand is more effective than typing them
# Take That Down
# Take That Down

Taking notes by hand is more effective than typing them

May 10th 2014, 4:30 PM 10,794 Views 12 Comments

Note-taking by hand forces you to think about what you’re writing.

New York police begin testing Google Glass as crime-fighting tool
# Eyes Of The Law
# Eyes Of The Law

New York police begin testing Google Glass as crime-fighting tool

Feb 7th 2014, 12:50 PM 10,261 Views 12 Comments

The wearable device is being used by police officers to see if it has any use in law enforcement.

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter
# Buuuurrrrrrr
# Buuuurrrrrrr

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter

Nov 9th 2013, 7:30 AM 18,323 Views 69 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency said that householders can save money and be environmentally friendly this winter.

Nobel prize for economists who worked on matching schools with students
# Game Theory
# Game Theory

Nobel prize for economists who worked on matching schools with students

Oct 15th 2012, 1:06 PM 5,904 Views 8 Comments

US economists Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley share the award for their work in ‘the theory of stable allocations’.

New car efficiency standards ‘would save drivers €800 a year’
# Motoring
# Motoring

New car efficiency standards ‘would save drivers €800 a year’

May 25th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,360 Views 22 Comments

Tougher laws to cut emissions would lead to dramatic savings in the cost of motoring, it’s been claimed.

Column: Ireland is a country that doesn’t know what it wants to be
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland is a country that doesn’t know what it wants to be

Mar 22nd 2012, 7:30 AM 30 Views 23 Comments

First we blame our leaders for going one way, then the opposite. We need a grown-up discussion about where Ireland is headed, writes Aaron McKenna.