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Don’t Blame The Batteries For Every Lithium-Ion Explosion

Wired | Posted 03.20.2017 | Technology

By Tim Moynihan for WIRED. Lithium-ion batteries have been making headlines for all the wrong reasons. The latest marquee moment involved a pair of ...

Innovating Dirt Cheap: What Sadoway Can Teach Us About The Future Of Clean Energy

Loukia Papadopoulos | Posted 08.01.2016 | Impact
Loukia Papadopoulos

When it comes to alternate power sources and batteries, Donald R. Sadoway, John F. Elliott Professor of Materials Chemistry at the Massachusetts Insti...

Consumers Can Profit from Leaving the Grid

Joshua Pearce | Posted 05.31.2016 | Green
Joshua Pearce

Secret is Out It is no secret that solar energy is a money maker. Since 2011, the cost of solar electricity has been less than what consumers pay the...

Trump Is Right (and Ultimately Wrong) on Reporter Incident

William Bradley | Posted 04.01.2016 | Media
William Bradley

I sure do dislike agreeing with Donald Trump. But the billionaire bully boy is right about one thing: The manager of his neo-fascist presidential campaign, Corey Lewandowski, did not physically attack a female reporter, as all too typically hyped media reports suggested he had.

Alkaline Battery Poisoning in Dogs

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 12.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Obviously, alkaline batteries are another household hazard pet owners should be aware of. Many tech devices we use every day require batteries, and especially this time of year, small batteries are in plentiful supply in most households. If you share your home with a four-legged family member, please take care to insure your furry companion doesn't have access to alkaline batteries.

What's Musk's 'Missing Piece?' Tesla Insider Shares Insights

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Alison van Diggelen

This evening, Elon Musk announces details of Tesla's new products: not cars, but battery storage for the home and for the business/utility. So why does Musk call battery storage "the missing piece" and why is it so significant?

Samsung: We're 'Just Friends'

Michael L. Berman | Posted 05.05.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

I will no longer be able to sneer at iPhone users when their batteries die, proclaiming that I didn't need to go to an Apple Store to get my battery replaced. Gone are the days when I can show off additional storage capacity, not limiting me to the miniscule gigabytes that came with the phone.

Decoding Excuses For Abuse

David Adams | Posted 12.17.2014 | Women
David Adams

It is important for everyone to become more savvy about abuser's excuses because many people unwittingly reinforce them in how we respond to the abuser's "explanations" for his/her violence, and to understand what taking real responsibility means.

Several Ways to Give Mobile Devices the Charge they Need to Survive

Michael L. Berman | Posted 10.29.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Unfortunately, in this world of mobile devices, we must face one harsh reality -- all of them need to be recharged. With that in mind, we took a look at several items that can make that task a bit easier.

External Battery Chargers

Sonia Gil | Posted 06.26.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

There is NOTHING worse than running out of battery when you are traveling. Whether it is your phone, your tablet or your computer, these puppies make ...

Tesla Fires: Will GM Share Volt's Protection Tips?

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

Although Tesla's Elon Musk has declared, there won't be a recall, it's almost certain the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will investigate. As we all know, three's a trend.

Solar Battery Backup Customers Want Security, Not Profit

Dan R. Fink | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Dan R. Fink

When the electric grid goes down into a blackout, the consequences can be very serious for utility customers. Essential medical equipment such as oxyg...

Minute Hacks: How To Extend Your Phone's Battery Life

HackCollege | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology

Between all your texting, tweeting, and talking, the little battery in your smartphone sometimes just doesn't seem to cut it--and there are few things more frustrating than having your phone die when you need it most.

Just Say No to Chinese Acquisitions of American Assets

Peter Navarro | Posted 02.11.2013 | Business
Peter Navarro

China's recent acquisition of Michigan battery maker A123 represents yet another step in Beijing's well-orchestrated strategy to surpass the U.S. as both an economic and military power.

Video Shows Teacher Slamming Student Into Row Of Lockers

Posted 10.17.2012 | Education

The trial of a former Illinois math teacher accused of battery against a student last year started Monday, with prosecutors playing a security tape th...

Girl Tied To Tree, Pelted With Eggs, Beer By Legal Guardians, Cops Say

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.23.2012 | Crime

A 15-year-old girl's legal guardians and neighbors are in jail after they allegedly tied her to a tree at a Virginia campground and pelted her with eg...

How to Fast Forward Radical Innovation -- Quickly

Marc Stoiber | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business
Marc Stoiber

For has long embraced sustainability in its operations, consistently innovating greater and greater efficiencies -- the sort of initiatives John Viera, global director of sustainability and vehicle environmental matters, describes as 'blocking and tackling.'

Couple Attacks Mom For Using Their Taco Sauce

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.08.2012 | Weird News

What a dip. Cops jailed a Florida man and his girlfriend on Monday after the two allegedly attacked his mother because she used his salsa and taco ...

GAG ORDER: Man Allegedly Vomits On Cop Intentionally

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.06.2012 | Weird News

He had the right to remain silent, but he spewed anyway. Florida man Corey Trabucco, 21, allegedly vomited on an officer's head and shoulder from t...

Toxic Free Trade Targets Children

Dr. Gary Ginsberg | Posted 02.24.2012 | Green
Dr. Gary Ginsberg

The free ride that free trade offers toxics can be stopped by putting up some barriers. There is no reason why inherently dangerous waste should be allowed transport overseas for cheap disposal or recycling.

Florida Woman Attacks Roommate With Butter: Cops

AOL Weird News | Ben Muessig | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

There's a thin line between buttery and battery -- and Dawn Elizabeth Rhash crossed it, according to police. Sheriff's deputies in Collier County, ...

Florida Man Allegedly Attacks Woman With Pool Noodle Over Watermelon Dispute

AOL Weird News | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

No matter how old you are, there's no horseplay allowed at the beach. Police arrested a Florida man at Lowdermilk Park on Thursday after he alleged...

47th Ward Pol Charged WIth Election-Night Battery After Candidate Lost

Posted 05.29.2011 | Chicago

The 47th Ward, a district that covers parts of Ravenswood and Lakeview north and west of Wrigley Field, was home to the biggest political surprise of ...

Mel Gibson- Will he actually be Charged with Felony Domestic Abuse?

Vikki Ziegler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Vikki Ziegler is reporting that Prosecutors are ready to file criminal charges against Actor Mel Gibson for hitting his ex girlfriend and mother of his young daughter...

Man Charged With Battery For Throwing Dog At Sister

Aurora Beacon News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An Aurora man has been charged with battery after attacking his sister with a pit bull, according to Aurora police....