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16 Year Old Girl Invents Bio-plastic from Banana Peels

The typical 16 year old is not usually concerned with starch and cellulose based biomass that can be used as feedstock for bio-plastic. But then again, Elif Bilgin is far from typical. 31 more words

Environment, Weather, Pollution & Nature

Mouse Pads - help or hindrance?

There are several types of mouse mats available for computer users now, including thin, cushioned, elevated wrist rests with gel wrist pad cushions but what’s the school of thought behind them? 533 more words


Tesla Hyperloop Train Can Travel At 4000 MPH

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has revealed more information on his top-secret Hyperloop, a vehicle he says will take passengers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in a mere half hour. 51 more words

Design & Innovation

Hempcrete, Made From Hemp, Used To Build Houses.


by Drew Guarini via Underground Health

Imagine you had a building material that was energy-efficient, non-toxic and resistant to mold, insects and fire. The material may even have a higher R-value, or thermal resistance, than concrete, a claim that is still being investigated. 125 more words

Environment, Weather, Pollution & Nature