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Beijing introduces recycling banks that pay subway credits for bottles

Beijing's vast army of plastic-bottle scavengers will get an automated rival later this month, when the city introduces its first reverse vending machines that pay subway credits in exchange for re...

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Turkish Recycling Box Provides Food for Stray Animals Every Time a Bottle is Deposited

One innovative company has created a vending machine that's dispensing help for both the environment and our furry friends. The Turkish company Pugedon recently introduced a vending machine in I...

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16-Year-Old Egyptian Scientist Finds Way to Turn Plastic Waste Into $78 Million of Biofuel

Egyptian teenagers are on a roll – if they’re not proposing next-generation space propulsion systems, they’re figuring out how to use plastic waste for fuel... Sixteen-year-old Azza Abdel Hamid Fai...

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I Thought This Guy Was A Wack Job When I First Heard The Story, But...

Brazilian billionaire surprises everyone when he buries his million dollar car. But his speech quickly changes everyone's minds!

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Japan Plans To Jazz Up The 2020 Olympics With An All-Robot Event

Japan will be bringing what they do best to the 2020 Olympics, Robots! According to Agence France-Presse, “I would like to gather all of the world’s robots and aim to hold an Olympics where they...

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TWC Hilariously Claims Google And Netflix Are The Real Threats To Net Neutrality

Both Time Warner Cable and the National Cable and Telecommunications Association lobbying group have filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission warning that major Internet companies ...

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Physicists unlock nature of high-temperature superconductivity

Physicists have identified the "quantum glue" that underlies a promising type of superconductivity—a crucial step towards the creation of energy superhighways that conduct electricity without curre...

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New energy discovery from lightning can change society to live off grid

As a child of 8yrs. with my dad witnessed a lightning event that can change the world. It dumped a shiny blue liquid (LOx) that fogged up our back yard while sending a huge red cloud (electrons) th...

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Late Great Bradley Nowell of Sublime: "They Never Knew We Were There. We Got $30,000 of Studio Time for Free."

40oz. to Freedom is one of the greatest albums of all time, and this story makes it even better. While recording their debut album, Sublime did not have permission to use the studio. Their frien...

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This Self-Driving Forklift is Parking Cars at a German Airport

Travelers at Dusseldorf Airport don’t even have to park their cars anymore. The idea is to get business travelers in and out of an airport as quickly and easily as possible. A driver can pull i...

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World's First Flying Motorcycle Takes Flight

What happens when you cross a helicopter with a motorbike? "We combined the simplicity of a motorbike and the freedom of a helicopter to create the world's first flying motorcycle" said Chris Mallo...

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The Line Between Creativity and What's Diagnosed as "Mental Illness" is More Blurry than You Think.

The science behind the “tortured genius” myth and what it reveals about how the creative mind actually works. Nancy C. Andreasen, PhD, author of *The Creating Brain* wondered about the social fo...

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Yes, Russia Lost Control of their Lizard Sex Satellite — But They've Got it Back Now.

This Russian sex satellite with mating geckos was lost in space. Control was finally regained on Saturday night, while the partying lizards were distracted. Russian officials estimate that 90 pe...

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Underwater Meadows Might Be Like Antacid for Acidic Oceans

The world's oceans are changing — chemically changing. As people put more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, the oceans absorb more of it, and that's making the water more acidic. The effects a...

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Google Streetview Cars Track Down Stray Methane Emissions that Contribute to Climate Change

Google has added another item to its lengthy list of services, and this one is something you really wouldn’t expect. Google’s Street View cars that map roads across the world are also being used to...

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