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Fisherman Justino Rodriguez Rivera washes clothes with water from a well in Loiza, Puerto Rico, which sustained heavy damage by the destructive path of Hurricane Maria. Rodriguez and his wife evacuated to their church. Angel Valentin for NPR hide caption

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Greg Gatscher, left, and his son, Evan, prepare the house for Hurricane Irma. Little did they know these metal shutters would later become a cooktop. Tara Gatscher hide caption

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Could You Power Your Home With A Bike?

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Kevin Spacey's depiction of Frank Underwood from "House of Cards" epitomizes the Machiavellian idea of power. But researcher Dacher Keltner argues, that's not actually an effective way to gain influence. Nathaniel E. Bell/AP Photo/Netflix hide caption

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The Perils of Power

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A car drives by a Switch data center in Las Vegas on Sept. 9, 2015. In 2013, data centers consumed 2 percent of all U.S. power — triple what they used in 2000. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

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