High power bills? There's an app for that

High power bills? There's an app for that

Updated July 13, 2017 23:47:40 Video: ‘Negawatts’ touted as solution to growing energy prices (Lateline) Related Story: Power prices are ‘off the chart’ and there’s no relief in sight An app that could cut household’s power bills, or even allow them to turn a profit, by trading household electricity usage on the energy market could be available in Australia within months. The Federal Government’s Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has been inundated with proposals from tech companies vying for $37 million dollars in start-up funding. “It’s a sleeping giant in terms…

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'I'm stuck in here': Trapped repairman slips help notes through ATM receipt slot

'I'm stuck in here': Trapped repairman slips help notes through ATM receipt slot

Posted July 14, 2017 07:36:04 External Link: Fox8 Tweet: Man gets stuck in ATM A Texas repairman who became trapped inside an ATM slipped notes to customers via the receipt slot pleading for them to help him escape, police said. The contractor became stuck on Wednesday when he was changing a lock to a Bank of America room that leads to the back of the ATM, Corpus Christi police Lieutenant Chris Hooper said. He could not let himself out of the room because he did not have a key card…

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UK animal experiments fall by 5% – annual figures

UK animal experiments fall by 5% – annual figures

Image copyrightScience Photo Library Home Office annual figures show that animal experiments carried out in the UK fell by 5% in 2016. The statistics show that 3.94 million procedures were carried out in the course of scientific research – a fall of 206,000 on 2015. Some 51% of the total figure was accounted for by experiments and 49% relates to the breeding of genetically modified animals for research. A charity called on the government to curb “out-of-control” animal breeding. Troy Seidle of Humane Society International said: ” We’ve witnessed this…

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$32m row could end historic race

$32m row could end historic race

Britain’s Silverstone circuit hosted F1’s first ever official race in 1950 and has been a key stop on the calendar for the last 30 years, but 2019 could be the last time the British Grand Prix is staged at the track due to a financial dispute. Silverstone’s owners — the British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) — say the cost of hosting the race isn’t viable anymore. And ahead of this year’s event on Sunday, the BRDC is now on a collision course with Liberty Media after formally triggering a break…

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Donald Trump Jr. 'red handed' on Time cover

Donald Trump Jr. 'red handed' on Time cover

This is one Time magazine cover President Trump might not want to frame. Donald Trump Jr. and his email controversy are front-and-center on the magazine’s July 24 issue, which Time revealed Thursday. The cover features an image of Trump Jr., with excerpts from emails he made public Tuesday superimposed on the photo. The emails show that Trump Jr. agreed to meet with someone he’d been told was a “Russian government attorney” about “very high level and sensitive information” that would “incriminate” Hillary Clinton. Time’s title: “Red Handed.” The cover story,…

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