Could We Build Solar Panels Around The Sun? (Dyson Spheres and Rings)

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Capacitors, Resistors, and Electronic Components

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Solar Energy As Fast As Possible

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Electric Vehicles as Fast As Possible

Electric vehicles aren’t nearly as new as one might think! So why is everyone so excited about them now? Freshbooks message: Head over to http://freshbooks.com/techquickie and don’t forget to enter Tech Quickie in the “How Did You Hear About Us” section when signing up for your free trial. Twitter: http://twitter.com/linustech Facebook: http://facebook.com/linustech Join our community Read more about Electric Vehicles as Fast As Possible[…]

Tesla Powerwall as Fast As Possible

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Electromagnetic Interference as Fast As Possible

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What's the Difference Between AC and DC?

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Quantum Dots as Fast As Possible

As if determining the price to performance ratio of a TV wasn’t hard enough, some manufacturers have started using a new rating system, quantum dots… Freshbooks message: Head over to http://freshbooks.com/techquickie and don’t forget to enter Tech Quickie in the “How Did You Hear About Us” section when signing up for your free trial. source

Volts, Amps, and Watts Explained

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Why Don't We Have Fusion Power?

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