efficiency

energy

This Is Why Solar Windows Have Yet to Become Popular

They're just not as efficient as solar panels yet.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
12.26.16
wnba

Nneka Ogwumike is the Most Efficient Shooter Ever in Professional Basketball

Nneka Ogwumike finished the WNBA regular season with a true shooting percentage of 73.7 percent, which is absurd.
Howard Megdal
9.19.16
reel talk

The Triumph of LeBron and a Moment with the NBA's Head of Security: Corbin Smith's Review of Online Highlights

An in-depth look at LeBron's seamless, vicious, near-perfect performance in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, and a speculative visit with Jerome Pickett.
Corbin Smith
5.18.16
nba

Watching The Houston Rockets, A Team In Shambles

Last year, the Rockets were annoying but undeniable. This year, their brand of ultra-efficient basketball has collapsed. What's left is odd, but much more human.
Robert O'Connell
3.22.16
reel talk

Reel Talk: Corbin Smith's Review of Online Basketball Highlights Pertaining to Steph Curry

The NBA belongs to Stephen Curry at the moment, and rightfully so. But this does not mean we can't bellyache about it, and praise the divine Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf.
Corbin Smith
3.2.16
Daytona 500

Louder, Faster, Completely in Control: Three Days at Daytona

Navigating the crowds, the hierarchies, and just the immense size of the Speedway while the Daytona 500 roared around the track.
Jules Bentley
2.23.16
weak in review

David Roth's Weak in Review: On to the Next One

After two weeks that saw precious little in the way of sports and entirely too much bad-faith noise, any green shoot will do. So yeah, bring on Spring Training.
David Roth
2.19.16
nba

Uncertainty Carries The Day At The NBA Trade Deadline

Moves got made, but the NBA's uneventful, anticlimactic trade deadline made clear that teams still don't know how they'll handle the coming salary cap boom.
Blake Murphy
2.19.16
nba

The Houston Rockets Might Really Be This Mediocre

Houston has figured out an efficient and effective way to play on offense, but they let opponents play the same way. The results have been maddeningly meh.
​Jared Dubin
2.1.16
video

Let a Robot Park Your Car in 2 Minutes in Denmark’s Underground Parking Lot

And it doesn’t cost much more than a regular parking spot.
Clinton Nguyen
11.23.15
apps

The Model That Can Predict (and Prevent) Transit Delays Two Hours in the Future

With "commuter prognosis," Sweden's train system will soon be able to predict the future.
Brian Merchant
9.11.15
Gaming

Gaming Computers Use a Truly Astonishing Amount of Energy

They suck down $10 billion worth of electricity a year, and that number's poised to double if we don't start thinking efficiently.
Brian Merchant
9.1.15
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