Tesla largely responsible for slide in U.S. home solar sales

(Reuters) – After years of double-digit growth, home solar installations in the United States are poised to fall for the first time this year, according to a report released on Thursday by GTM Research. The reason? An analysis of installation data suggests that most of the slowdown is traceable to a single company: Tesla Inc […]

Using nanotechnology, not water, to clean solar panels

Using nanotechnology, not water, to clean solar panels

Top Story Although solar panels might appear bright and shiny, in desert environments — where they are most frequently installed — layers of dust and other particles can quickly coat their surfaces. These coatings can affect the panels’ ability to absorb sunlight and drastically reduce the conversion of the sun’s rays into energy, making it […]

Deportation Or Death? The Plight Of Undocumented Domestic Abuse Victims

Deportation Or Death? The Plight Of Undocumented Domestic Abuse Victims

“If I seek help, they might deport me, but If I don’t, he might kill me.” This harsh reality is what many undocumented women must face in the United States, hiding from immigration officials and abusive partners. They are eventually forced to chose the lesser of two evils, if they’re brave, and live long enough. […]

Australia child abuse inquiry finds 'serious failings'

Australia child abuse inquiry finds 'serious failings'

Media playback is unsupported on your device A five-year inquiry into sexual abuse in Australia has released its final report, saying institutions had “seriously failed” to protect children. The royal commission, Australia’s highest form of public inquiry, heard more than 8,000 testimonies from victims of abuse. The accusations covered churches, schools and sports clubs over […]

Julian Assange Just Warned of a Deep State Coup Meant to Install Mike Pence as President

Julian Assange Just Warned of a Deep State Coup Meant to Install Mike Pence as President

Washington, D.C. – In a tweet this morning, WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, made a prescient observation that the ongoing deep state coup against President Trump is an operation by establishment forces to unseat Trump and replace him with Vice President Mike Pence. Assange noted that Trump’s political capital has “been openly looted for months now […]

Pakistan could lose territories to terrorists: US Secretary of State

Pakistan could lose territories to terrorists: US Secretary of State

Rex Tillerson has said he has urged Pakistan’s leadership to consider the possibility of terrorists shifting focus from Kabul to Islamabad in the future. By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Dec 15, 2017, 17:16 PM IST Soldiers carry the body of their colleague after he was killed by terrorists in the border areas with Afghanistan. […]

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on May 19

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his American fiancée, Meghan Markle, will marry on Saturday May 19, Kensington Palace said. Queen Elizabeth’s grandson, fifth-in-line to the throne, and Markle, who stars in the U.S. TV legal drama “Suits”, announced their engagement last month with the marriage to take place in St George’s Chapel at […]

Family Upset Dog Doesn’t Like Christmas Present|Humor

Family Upset Dog Doesn’t Like Christmas Present|Humor

GOLDEN, CO – The Hernandez family dog, Peppers, was unimpressed with its Christmas present this year, angering the family. “How ungrateful? How disrespectful? No respect for us and no respect for Christmas! What would Jesus say?” said Alfredo Hernandez. “We give that dog everything and it just takes us for granted. And then one Christmas […]

That Net Neutrality Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal Was Written By a Comcast Attorney

That Net Neutrality Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal Was Written By a Comcast Attorney

In the face of widespread opposition, the Federal Communications Commission rolled back net neutrality protections that prevented internet service providers from charging websites for faster download speeds. The vote fell along party lines. But one Democrat, Barack Obama’s former Federal Trade Commission chief Jon Leibowitz, dismissed net neutrality repeal as no big deal in the pages […]

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