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Insulation: first the body, then the home - LOW-TECH MAGAZINE

lowtechmagazine.com/2011/02/body-insulation-thermal-underwear.html
You could fill a library with reports and books describing the importance of energy-efficient heating systems and home insulation. However, not a word has been said or written about the energy savings potential of clothing, even though there has been a lot of progress in this area too. Modern thermal underclothing offers the possibility to turn the thermostat much lower without sacrificing comfort or sex appeal. The potential energy savings are huge; the costs are almost nil. This ar...

How Airports Catch Illicit Radioactive Cargo

wired.co.uk/article/heathrow-radioactive-cargo-screening
Hidden screening devices are used to track the movement of dangerous materials—and recently caught a shipment of uranium at London’s Heathrow Airport.

What time is it on the Moon?

nature.com/articles/d41586-023-00185-z
Satellite navigation systems for lunar settlements will require local atomic clocks. Scientists are working out what time they will keep.

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WiFi Routers Used to Produce 3D Images of Humans

vpnoverview.com/news/wifi-routers-used-to-produce-3d-images-of-humans/
Carnegie Mellon researchers may have come up with a breakthrough technique to detect and map humans in space via WiFi transmitters.

‘That Girl is Going to Get Herself Killed’

longreads.com/2022/11/15/death-in-national-parks/
Krista Diamond | Longreads | November 2022 | 16 minutes (4,342 words) In 2012, I was working at a hotel in Glacier National Park when a man I’d just met invited me for a day of tubing and drinking beer on the river. L

The UX of Banking: 900 days of progress

builtformars.com/case-studies/ux-banking-chapter-7
A unique opportunity to revisit 12 UK banks, re-benchmark them, and highlight what 900 days of progress looks like.

OpenAI Used Kenyan Workers on Less Than $2 Per Hour: Exclusive | Time

time.com/6247678/openai-chatgpt-kenya-workers/
OpenAI used outsourced workers in Kenya earning less than $2 per hour to scrub toxicity from ChatGPT. Here's what to know.