Microchip: The Promise of a Month-Long Battery Life for Smartphones

Smartphones could one day “last a month” before running out of power
The new microchip is so efficient that the devices only need to be charged 12 times a year

Viral 3-legged bear that enjoyed White Claws returns to another Florida home to open another fridge

In a peculiar and unexpected turn of events, a three-legged bear found its way into a Florida family’s residence, boldly asserting its presence by indulging in an unconventional feast of hard seltzers and fish treats. The incident occurred at the Diglio family home in the serene enclave of Lake Mary, Florida, on a seemingly ordinary … Read more

Scientists Just Pulled CO2 From Air And Turned It Into Coal

Scientists have made a groundbreaking discovery, finding a way to pull CO2 from the atmosphere and transform it into coal. This incredible breakthrough has the potential to reshape our perception of CO2 and its impact on the environment. The research, recently published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications, used a unique cerium-containing liquid metal catalyst, … Read more

Imagine Your Kitchen Sink Has A Built-In Composter, Connected To Your Hydroponic Garden – This Is The Futuristic Eco-Design!

Your kitchen is more than just a place to prepare meals; it’s the heart of your home, where life’s essential moments unfold. It’s the warm aroma of freshly baked bread that greets you in the morning, the cozy haven where you unwind with a cup of tea after a long day, and the bustling hub … Read more

Electric Cars: A Tale of One Man’s Experience and the Future of the Industry

The rise of the electric vehicle (EV) industry is undeniable. Thanks to technological progress in battery life, charging infrastructure, and vehicle performance, EVs are fast becoming a staple in transportation ecosystems. However, real-world experiences, like that of hotel manager Rob Alcock from Carnoustie, remind us that caution is required alongside the optimism. Rob, the proud … Read more

Studies Link Canine Cancers To Lawn Chemicals

Bulldog puppy in grass

“Lawn chemicals, particularly, ones containing 2,4-D, have been linked to at least two types of canine cancers. Studies found that lawn chemicals travel to neighboring yards and inside homes, and chemicals have been found in the urine of dogs whose owners did not spray their lawns.”1 Evidence that lawn chemicals are linked to cancers in … Read more

Balloons at the Ocean: What Goes Up Eventually Washes Up and Can Kill Marine Life Along the Way. How About Some Alternatives?

Balloon and ribbon washed up on beach

  Many of us are aware that balloon releases pose a serious threat to the health of marine wildlife. Unfortunately, too few people understand this. I took the photo above and the others in this article on just one walk along a Mid-Atlantic beach. As you can see, three different balloons washed up along about … Read more

Beyond Plastic: Scientists Who Made Flip Flops from Algae Are Creating More Biodegradable Alternatives to Petroleum-Based Products

It is heartening to see the research community continue the quest to find realistic alternatives to petroleum-based plastics. A group at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) continues building on previous work that developed algae-based flip flops and rigid foam used in surfboards. Their latest effort is purifying oil from green microalgae for use … Read more

Need some things to feel optimistic about? The BBC has this!

There is a wonderful podcast and video series on the BBC News called “People Fixing the World.” Their Facebook page describes it as the “BBC’s solutions programme finding the amazing people tackling some of the world’s toughest problems.” Many of the solutions center on environmental challenges. One of the videos shares a growing urban farming … Read more