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This 100% Solar Community Endured Hurricane Ian With No Loss Of Power And Minimal Damage | CNN

THIS 100% SOLAR COMMUNITY ENDURED HURRICANE IAN WITH NO LOSS OF POWER AND MINIMAL DAMAGE

Babcock Ranch, "America's first solar-powered town," did the impossible when Hurricane Ian knocked out power from surrounding communities; their lights stayed on, exceeding all expectations for their little town during a major hurricane. Not only did solar keep the lights on but, according to CNN, "The streets in this meticulously planned neighborhood were designed to flood so houses don't. Native landscaping along roads helps control storm water. Power and internet lines are buried to avoid wind damage. This is all in addition to being built to Florida's robust building codes." CNN

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The Healthy Way To Lose Weight: Get Lasting Results With Noom Weight | [Partner]

THE HEALTHY WAY TO LOSE WEIGHT: GET LASTING RESULTS WITH NOOM WEIGHT

A diet alone can't help you achieve lasting weight loss, but with the support of science and psychology, it is possible. Noom Weight uses principles of behavior change psychology to help you understand your habits and change them for the better. No foods are off-limits, but you get the tools you need to make healthier choices anywhere you are. [Partner]

CHANGE THINGS UP WITH NOOM

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Solar Power World Record Broken With 'Miracle Material' | Independent

SOLAR POWER WORLD RECORD BROKEN WITH 'MIRACLE MATERIAL'

Researchers have passed the 30 percent efficiency barrier with silicon solar cells for the first time by combining them with the so-called "miracle material" perovskite. Perovskite has been hailed for its potential to transform everything from ultra-high-speed communications to renewable energy production. Independent

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Meet The Alcohol Alternative That You'll Be Excited To Pour | Ghia

MEET THE ALCOHOL ALTERNATIVE THAT YOU'LL BE EXCITED TO POUR

Why wait for Dry January when Sober October is now a thing? And we have just the product to help you get through it — Ghia, a non-alcoholic apéritif and spritz packed with only pure, natural extracts. Each glass promises to kick up the energy and calm down the mind. Use Ghia to make a variety of cocktails or just drink it on the rocks, as an alternative to your favorite cocktail. If you are partaking in spirits, you can use Ghia as a mixer for alcoholic drinks as well. Plus, they're having a sale this October — get their mini aperitifs for 50% off. Each of their minis are 8.4 fl oz or 250 mL and contains enough Ghia to make 5 cocktails, so it's the perfect party favor or weekend supply.

DRINK SOME GHIA TODAY

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How John Deere Plans To Build A World Of Fully Autonomous Farming By 2030 | CNBC

HOW JOHN DEERE PLANS TO BUILD A WORLD OF FULLY AUTONOMOUS FARMING BY 2030

John Deere has been the farming vehicle of choice for decades and like the wide world of agriculture, it plans to evolve. But have no fear, farmers, your time isn't up quite yet. As of right now, John Deere only has a fleet of 50 autonomous tools in total. CNBC

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Sober October Is Coming, Enjoy It With Athletic Brewing

SOBER OCTOBER IS COMING, ENJOY IT WITH ATHLETIC BREWING

Athletic Brewing is pioneering the non-alcoholic space. A craft beer that athletes can drink before, during, or after a workout without the negative side effects. Athletic Brewing Company is taking a holistic approach to create non-alcoholic beer that is full of flavor, low in calories, and made with only four ingredients: Water, hops, barley, and yeast. With over 30 brews, they have perfected the process of creating tasty non-alcoholic beer through an artisanal, patent-pending brewing process. Athletic Brewing allows people to not miss out while drinking without the hangovers.

DRINK WITHOUT CONSEQUENCE

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This Machete Is Controlled By A Plant Yielding A Robot Arm | Interesting Engineer

THIS MACHETE IS CONTROLLED BY A PLANT YIELDING A ROBOT ARM

Artist and engineer David Bowen invented a machete-wielding robotic arm connected to a plant. According to David, "the plant is the brain of the robot controlling the machete determining how it swings, jabs, slices and interacts in space." And all we have to do is ask, why? Interesting Engineer

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  • Want to celebrate Sober October without missing out on the taste of a great cocktail? — Try Ghia today

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