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Transfer 50GB Of Data In 2 Minutes, Stream S20 HDD

Silicon Power has just launched the all-new S20, a 2.5″ external hard drive that makes use of the extraordinary USB 3.0 speeds. If you’re unfamiliar with what USB 3.0 can do, it can copy 50GBs of data in just over two minutes.

The device has built-in LED status indicators that notify the user its power and transfer status. Also, the technology is green enough to make sure you don’t unnecessarily keep your external hard drive running all day long.

Solar Powered Prison Facilities Save $55M

In addition to educational programs for prisoners, California’s “Con College” will give an opportunity for prisoners to lower their carbon footprint. The CDCR (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation) will be adding 23 megawatts of solar-generated power at five state prison facilities in Southern California. The CDCR has estimated that the solar projects will save taxpayers more than $55 million over the long term.

Thinking Fuel Efficiency? How does 2,500 MPG sound?

The Eco-marathon is a race where the winning vehicle has the best rated “miles per gallon.” The goal is to complete ten laps around a Houston park at an average speed of 15MPH while consuming the least amount of energy possible. Last year’s winners included students from Laval University in Quebec, and achieved 2,487.5 miles per gallon.

For the third year in a row, students at the same university have won the competition again, building a three-wheeler that gets an astounding 2,564.8 MPG.