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Galileo’s Telescope. Galileo worked at his lenses, first creating one to the power of six and then improving it until he achieved lenses to the power of twenty. At that point in the depths of the winter of 1610 he trained upon the Moon his long and narrow telescope—a telescope covered like the gold-tooled leather souvenir notebooks and bookends sold in Florence today. In so doing he became the first to see the Moon accurately.

from TreeHugger

Wind-powered device can produce 11 gallons per day of clean drinking water from the air

WaterSeer is a low-tech, low-cost atmospheric water condenser that could help create water self-sufficiency in communities around the world.

from Jezebel

Janelle Monáe Teaches Sesame Street the Power of Perseverance

Bert can't sing the right notes. Cookie Monster can't bake the right cookies. Elmo can't do math. That is, until a tuxedo-clad Janelle Monáe arrives on Sesame Street to teach them "The Power of Yet."


The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore

Review: The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore-- 2 Kit Kat Bars