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Watch: A clever YouTuber just made 1 incredible song using 23 pre-existing videos 

You’ve probably heard of a big group jam resulting in a new song, but this is taking things to the next level. 

YouTube user Kutiman composed (if you can call it that) a song called “Give It Up” by splicing together edited clips of 23 different Youtube clips, almost all of which are amateur musicians playing single tracks on their respective YouTube videos. 

It’s kind of amazing.

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Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]

Technology getting a little bit more integrated into looking less high tech is awesome. Imagine entire skyscrapers being powered by the outer skin of ‘glass’ covering them. Or a handheld device you leave sitting in the sun for a little bit each day rather than plugging it in to anything with a cord. This is very exciting!

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