New Electric Vehicle Engine Makes Rare Earth A Thing Of The Past

German automotive maker Mahle have designed a cost effective and efficient electric vehicle (EV) engine without the use or rare earth metals in its magnets. Mass production is still a few years away, but Mahle have created an EV engine that is extremely durable, efficient and does away with the need for rare earth metals.… Continue reading New Electric Vehicle Engine Makes Rare Earth A Thing Of The Past

Gas Boilers To Be Banned From 2025

The use of all existing gas boilers could be banned in the UK from 2025. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), gas boilers should be banned from 2025 to aid the fight against climate change. Britain has ambitious targets and as green energy supply continues to ramp up, we can increasingly move toward carbon… Continue reading Gas Boilers To Be Banned From 2025

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Plastic Waste? Nah, Fishing Nets Are Killing Our Oceans

Discarded fishing nets, also known as ghost gear, are the unspoken killer of marine life that we have no intention of stopping. Yes, plastic waste is a problem, but the largest contributor to plastic garbage patches, also known as garbage vortexes because they just suck in plastic from ocean currents. In a case of what… Continue reading Plastic Waste? Nah, Fishing Nets Are Killing Our Oceans

Reusable Plastic Bags Are Making The Plastic Crisis Worse

Apparently, reusable plastic bags are actually making the plastic crisis worse as supermarkets are dishing out more plastic and not less. What’s happened is that supermarkets have started to hand out more bags for life, which are thicker, using more plastic to produce. They’re meant to be used repeatedly before being replaced, but the reality… Continue reading Reusable Plastic Bags Are Making The Plastic Crisis Worse

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Motocubo A45 Eco

Throwback Thursday, way back to 2009 when Motorola released the Motocubo A45 Eco. It was back when phones still had keyboards and everyone it seems was trying to emulate the ultimate business phone formerly known as the Blackberry. Man, that seems like a long time ago. Let’s take a look at the Motocubo’s specs with… Continue reading Motocubo A45 Eco

The Importance Of Mobile Technology In Rural Africa

There is currently a big divide between the digital haves and digital have nots on the continent of Africa and mobile technology can help level the playing field. Mobile technology allows banking for the majority of people who don’t even have bank accounts and can also help to boost the efficacy of farming, through apps… Continue reading The Importance Of Mobile Technology In Rural Africa

Environmental Conciousness Hastens Carphone Warehouse Demise

As part of a corporate re-brand, the household name Carphone Warehouse is going to disappear from the British High Street after 32 years in business. The reason for the change can be attributed in part, to a more environmentally friendly consumer base. Well, they’re not yet going the way of the Dodo, but standalone stores… Continue reading Environmental Conciousness Hastens Carphone Warehouse Demise