Image Blogging for 7-15-2012, part deux…

In the year 2000, the “Second Impact”, a global cataclysm, destroys most of Antarctica and leads to the deaths of half of all humanity. The impact, thought by the public to have been a high-speed meteorite impact, causes devastating tsunamis, changes in the Earth’s axial tilt (leading to global climate change), and later geopolitical unrest […]

Free Mac anti-virus – Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac

Sophos is now offering free copies of it’s anti-virus software, to Macintosh users… Technical Specifications are as follows: Mac with Intel or PowerPC processor 256 MB of memory 150 MB of available disk space Mac with OSX 10.4 (Tiger), 10.5 (Leopard) or 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Supports All Apple Mac hardware including iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro […]

Solar cells get two electrons for the price of one, efficiency bonus

It may still be a lab experiment, but still, this could led to eventual mainstream adoption of solar power… Photoelectric current as function of photon energy was measured on single crystal TiO2 coated with a monolayer of PbS nanoparticles. The experiments conclusively showed that multiple electrons were generated and extracted from the nanoparticles for each […]

Switch Power Management Plans With a Shortcut

Have you ever wanted to quickly switch from High Performance to Power Saver mode to save some battery life? With a quick command line in a shortcut, you can do it with a keystroke. Here’s a quick-and-dirty method to create a shortcut for switching between Windows power management plans—and once you have the command line, […]