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Vortx review: The most fun you can have with a desktop heater

Vortx review: The most fun you can have with a desktop heater

Vortx is a ridiculous machine. On the surface, it's a $120 desktop fan — a bulky black box with a hole in the front that blows air at people's faces as they play PC games or watch YouTube videos.
Vortx review: The most fun you can have with a desktop heater

Vortx review: The most fun you can have with a desktop heater

Vortx is a ridiculous machine. On the surface, it's a $120 desktop fan — a bulky black box with a hole in the front that blows air at people's faces as they play PC games or watch YouTube videos.
European offshore wind giant buys US’ most successful offshore wind company

European offshore wind giant buys US’ most successful offshore wind company

In a sign of offshore wind to come, Deepwater's contract success is valuable.
Shrieking Wind and Shuddering Glass: Hurricane Michael Arrives With a Punch

Shrieking Wind and Shuddering Glass: Hurricane Michael Arrives With a Punch

A highway in Panama City Beach, Fla., was obscured by heavy rain as Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday.
Satellite images show coal power plants are likely to be bad business for China

Satellite images show coal power plants are likely to be bad business for China

China has a lot of coal power plants, and is planning to build even more. At the rate construction is going, China will have a…
Hurricane Michael: The Damage in Pictures

Hurricane Michael: The Damage in Pictures

A search-and-rescue worker walked down Main Street in Mexico Beach, Fla.
Five graphics from Google show how carbon-intensive its data centers really are

Five graphics from Google show how carbon-intensive its data centers really are

Google wants to match actual energy demand with carbon-free supply.
Death Toll From Hurricane Michael Is Now at Least 18, and Expected to Keep Rising

Death Toll From Hurricane Michael Is Now at Least 18, and Expected to Keep Rising

The death toll from Hurricane Michael, an unprecedented storm which slammed into the Florida Panhandle near Mexico Beach at Category 4 strength last week, is expected to rise from the latest count of
Among the Ruins of Mexico Beach Stands One House, Built ‘for the Big One’

Among the Ruins of Mexico Beach Stands One House, Built ‘for the Big One’

The elevated house that the owners call the Sand Palace, on 36th Street in Mexico Beach, Fla., came through Hurricane Michael almost unscathed.
Thousands in Florida May Not Get Electricity Back for Weeks

Thousands in Florida May Not Get Electricity Back for Weeks

Mayor Margo Anderson of Lynn Haven, Fla., made the rounds of her city on Sunday, notifying residents that electric service may not be restored for weeks.
Eye of the Storm: A Surreal Video Inside the Eye of Hurricane Michael

Eye of the Storm: A Surreal Video Inside the Eye of Hurricane Michael

A surreal scene from inside the eye of Hurricane Michael which has devastated regions of Florida and Georgia
Among the Ruins of Mexico Beach Stands One House, Built ‘for the Big One’

Among the Ruins of Mexico Beach Stands One House, Built ‘for the Big One’

The elevated house that the owners call the Sand Palace, on 36th Street in Mexico Beach, Fla., came through Hurricane Michael almost unscathed.
An ice shelf in Antartica is making eerie noises

An ice shelf in Antartica is making eerie noises

What started as a quest to watch the activity of the largest ice shelf in Antarctica turned into one to hear it instead. On Tuesday…

How a Vortex Helps Dandelions Fly

Scientists from the University of Edinburgh have discovered the secret to dandelion flight: a vortex of air previously unseen in nature.

ScienceTake: Drifting Dandelion Seeds Produce a Vortex Never Before Seen

The air flowing through the bristly tufts of dandelion seeds creates a vortex scientists had never viewed in nature.
Venice Flooding Is Worst in a Decade; Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 11

Venice Flooding Is Worst in a Decade; Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 11

Visitors to Saint Mark’s Square in Venice used raised walkways on Monday.
Venice Flooding Is Worst in a Decade; Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 11

Venice Flooding Is Worst in a Decade; Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 11

The high tide in Venice was more than 61 inches, or 156 centimeters, above average sea level on Monday.
The low-carbon economy: Driving a cleaner future

The low-carbon economy: Driving a cleaner future

Ad Content from AT&TSigns of America’s transition to a low-carbon economy are everywhere. In urban areas, electric buses are joining city fleets. In the suburbs, charging stations for electric
Bay Area: How can we integrate e-scooters into our cities?

Bay Area: How can we integrate e-scooters into our cities?

At the next Ars Live we'll discuss Lime, Bird, and these new transportation startups.