Still need proof that Google is about to take over the world? It has been granted an order by he Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to buy and sell energy at market rates.
Google wants more control over the high energy costs of its many data centers, and they are aiming to become carbon neutral.
A Google spokesperson told CNET: “Right now, we can’t buy affordable, utility-scale, renewable energy in our markets. We want to buy the highest quality, most affordable renewable energy wherever we can and use the green credits.”
Say you're a standup comedian and you're speaking to a crowd. The only way to tell if your jokes were flat is by the crowd not reacting to it. But what if you went further than that. What if you made them angry but they're just not voicing it out? This Google Glass app will measure emotions. It is both creepy, and possibly useful in some situations. Read more
Ordering a decaf cup of coffee? Gasp! Sacrilege! How could you? But if you've ever wondered how it was possible to make decaf, you're not alone. Mental Floss answers all of that in a video below. Read more
Apple has so much money, its spaceship campus is already underway right now. And now, you get a birds-eye view of it courtesy of a YouTuber with a drone and GoPro camera. Here's a peek of it. Read more