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Illustration of the Solar Wind Energy Tower concept. Mighty Man Made Winds (No, Not That Kind)

Last November, I shot an episode about renewable energy and harvesting wind. I mentioned the Solar Wind Energy Tower, or SWET. It’s an interesting idea that uses some basic physics to capture wind energy. And the neatest thing is that

iStockphoto/Thinkstock Googling Green Energy

There are two things I want you to take away from this article in The Guardian. The first is that Google has a “top executive” with the name Astro Teller. Honestly, that fact alone merits a blog post. Astro Teller

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What’s the future of fuel? How are we going to power the amazing future we talk about in Fw:Thinking? Our need for fuel — whether it’s to provide electricity or power our vehicles — grows every year. Back in 2011,

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Explore the physical science of the Prius v with these videos from HowStuffWorks.

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Read from topics in the driver’s guide to fuel economy at HowStuffWorks.

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Learn how to decode the new EPA fuel economy labels with this interactive infographic.

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Read about car trends and innovations at HowStuffWorks.

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Study for your future with the latest Fw:Thinking videos.

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Listen up for what tomorrow sounds like with the Fw:Thinking audio podcast.

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