This Electric Motorcycle Changes Everything

The Mission RS isn’t notable because it’s electric or because it’s designed and made in America. Or even because it’s really, really fast. Why you’re going to sit down and read every single word of this world-first review is simply because it’s a superior performance motorcycle to any yet made. Period. » 8/02/13 2:34pm 8/02/13 2:34pm

Making Edison's Batteries Charge 1000 Times Faster

Over a century ago, Thomas Edison developed a rechargeable nickel-iron battery, designed to power cars. Remarkably, the technology is still used by some people to store energy from solar panels and wind turbines—but now, Stanford engineers have tweaked it to charge 1000 times faster. » 7/02/12 12:40pm 7/02/12 12:40pm

Battlemodo: Energizer vs Duracell Rechargeable Batteries

Duracell vs Energizer was one of the headlining tech fights of the '80s, as Walkmanseseses chewed through cell after cell. Today, a better match up is the one between their rechargeable batteries. » 2/12/09 3:00pm 2/12/09 3:00pm

Laptop Heat Creates Energy Instead of Burning Precious Man Parts

Japanese engineers who were tired of sweaty nutsacks » 10/09/08 1:30am 10/09/08 1:30am quickly draining batteries revealed a prototype of a thermoelectric device that could create electricity using heat produced from laptops, which means more renewable energy and less time being plugged into a wall. When two ceramic semiconductors with different…

How To Recharge Standard Duracell Batteries

There's a reason why standard batteries contain warnings for you NOT to attempt to recharge them. But, if you're either brave or cheap, here's a guide to extend regular batteries by around three charges with 50 cents of parts from The Shack. » 12/06/06 7:15pm 12/06/06 7:15pm