This Week in Tech
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The Mystery City Being Built by Silicon Valley’s Elite
A mysterious company has spent a billion dollars snatching up thousands of acres in Northern California. The people behind it — from Marc Andreessen to Laurene Powell Jobs — are Silicon Valley’s elite. What’s going on here? »
Buildings Made From… Coffee?
A surprising material can make roads and building materials thirty percent stronger. And this material is probably sitting in your kitchen trash can right now »
Clean Energy is Right Under Our Noses Feet
A vast source of clean energy is sitting right beneath our feet. But how do we access it? Get the answer here »
Meet “Benzie” — The NFL’s Newest Security Tool
A security robot will patrol the sidelines at NFL games this season. Considering it can run faster, jump higher, and last longer than any player on the field, we feel extra safe. Say hello to Benzie »
Protestors are Arming Themselves with Parking Cones
Protestors in San Francisco are darting around town wielding ordinary parking cones. As it turns out, these cones are extremely effective at immobilizing an enemy. Read more here »