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Hole in the ozone layer 'solved' reports Nasa

The giant hole in the ozone layer is shrinking -- and will be effectively extinct by the end of the century.<p>Nasa reports in a new study that the …

Climate Change

World's First Plantable Coffee Cup Biodegrades Into Seedlings After Use

Given America's caffeine addiction, it's no surprise that to-go coffee cups contribute significant amounts of waste to landfills. One California-based company has a solution to cut back on coffee-related trash: cups that can be planted. Seeds embedded in fibers that make up the cup's walls will …

This New Fuel Cell Fits In Your Pocket, For Carbon-Neutral Charging Off The Grid

Next time your smartphone drains too quickly, recharge it with this fuel cell that only weighs as much as a cup of sugar.<p>In theory, our electronic gadgets keep getting more portable. In reality, most of us are still tethered to the nearest wall outlet–and to whatever conventional energy sources, …

Street artist places cocaine-snorting Oscar statue on Hollywood Boulevard

Here's a party crasher the Academy didn't expect.<p>A Los Angeles-based artist known as Plastic Jesus placed a life-size Oscar statue kneeling on all …

Adobe celebrates 25 years of Photoshop with 60 seconds of artistry

Where would we be without Photoshop? Among all the productivity applications that developed alongside the home PC over the past quarter century, Adobe's Photoshop has been the most influential and transformative for the rest of the world. It's the greatest image manipulation program that's ever …

Vintage Photographs Taken by 18-Year-Old Stanley Kubrick

Having lived out most of his film career in the United Kingdom, it’s sometimes overlooked that<p>Having lived out most of his film career in the United Kingdom, it’s sometimes overlooked that Stanley Kubrick was born in The Bronx, and that he started out behind the lens as a photographer. Recently …

Creative Mom Paints Fantastic Designs on Her Sons' Lunch Napkins for Past 8 Years

Brooklyn-based sculptor Nina Levy started drawing on her sons' lunch napkins and unwittingly touched off an adorable ritual that would span years. Levy has been sending her children, 12-year-old Archer and 8-year-old Ansel, to school with amazingly detailed napkins for the past eight years.<p>She …