Amanda Martinez

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These Backpacks For Cow Farts Reduce Climate Change And Generate Power

Bovine farts are powerful enough to power your refrigerator. The trick, which this gear nicely solves, is capturing the gas that is passed.<p>Argentine researchers are using special backpacks made for cows to capture cow belches and turn them into power while fighting climate change.<p>The cows are each …

Exclusive: Foreign doctors raise alarm over Syrian birth defects

Doctors working inside Syria are witnessing a “shocking” number of babies being born with severe deformities - a result of the collapse of the …

Low-water lunch: A Chinese breakthrough on irrigation?

<i>Growing more food with less water will be one of the biggest challenges in the coming era of surging populations and increasing climate disruption. In China, scientists say they've developed a new irrigation method that's twice as efficient as today's best technology, part of an increasingly urgent</i> …

Child labour: India’s hidden shame

<b>Rescued from forced employment, 13-year-old Lakshmi is frail and frightened.</b><p>Two child protection officers hold her on either side as she walks into the police station.<p>She was abducted four years ago from her village in north-east India.<p>Until her rescue, she had been working in people's homes across …

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Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

Papua New Guinea

First Google Glass App for Sex Sees Everything (Yes, Everything)

It was bound to happen: A developer claims that he built the first Google Glass app designed for sex. No, not porn — sex. Sex With Glass is designed …

Google Glass

Google Glass

Google Glass Gets Prescription Frames: Everything You Need to Know

For early adopters of Google Glass, it's been a demand from the start: a version that is friendly to prescription lenses. Those people's prayers were …