Researchers developed a brand new kind of good window: a self-powered model that guarantees to be cheap and straightforward to use to current home windows, with potential to avoid wasting heating and cooling prices. The window powers itself with a clear photo voltaic cell that harvests near-ultraviolet mild. Top Technology News — ScienceDaily
CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh goes undercover inside Venezuela, a rustic getting ready to collapse and torn aside by violent protests in opposition to President Nicolas Maduro and his supporters. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas
EARLIER this year Françoise Hardy, a French musician, appeared in a YouTube video (see link). She is asked, by a presenter off-screen, why President Donald Trump sent his press secretary, Sean Spicer, to lie about the size of the inauguration crowd. First, Ms Hardy argues. Then she says Mr Spicer “gave alternative facts to that”. It’s all a little odd, not least because Françoise Hardy (pictured), who is now 73, looks only 20, and the voice coming out of her mouth belongs to Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to Mr Trump.
The video, called “Alternative Face v1.1”, is the work of Mario Klingemann, a German artist. It plays audio from an NBC interview with Ms Conway through the mouth of Ms Hardy’s digital ghost. The video is wobbly and pixelated; a competent visual-effects shop could do much better. But Mr Klingemann did not fiddle with editing software to make it. Instead, he took only a few days to create the…Continue reading Science and technology
FRANKFURT, June 30 (Reuters) – The European Central Financial institution plans to examine Greek banks this 12 months to observe their progress in working off their big pile of unpaid loans, ECB director Sabine Lautenschlaeger stated on Friday.