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These Bicycles Eat Smog and Spit Out Clean Air

The Smog Free Project was inspired by air pollution problems in Beijing.<p>Bike sharing programs in China are big right now. There are over 30 Chinese start-ups and one of the largest of them all, Ofo, has about 2.2 million bikes in 43 cities. Daan Roosegaarde, an inventor from the Netherlands and the …

Will Extracting the World's Most Abundant Fossil Fuel Release the Methane Monster?

Japan and China have successfully extracted methane hydrate—ice crystals with natural methane gas locked inside—from the ocean floor near their …

When scientists saw the mouse heads glowing, they knew the discovery was big

Kari Alitalo had studied lymphatic vessels for more than two decades. So he knew that this network, which carries immune cells throughout the body and removes waste and toxins, didn’t extend into the brain: This had been accepted wisdom for more than 300 years. “Nobody questioned that it stopped at …

Alzheimer's Disease

Don't Touch The Spikes

Putin launches investigation into Boris Nemtsov's murder

<b>Written by: Sarah Joanne Taylor (@mllesaraht)</b><p>Russia’s Investigative Committee is allegedly pursuing several lines of inquiry following the murder of Boris Nemtsov, one of President Vladimir Putin’s most vocal critics.<p>The 55-year-old former deputy prime minister is said to have been shot four times …

Slushy wave off coast of Nantucket

Sure, the ocean freezes. But this photo of partly frozen waves – caught by photographer and surfer Jonathan Nimerfroh – fascinated even the …

Leading climate change denier was paid by energy companies

Wei-Hock Soon earned more than $1 million publishing erroneous reports<p>Wei-Hock Soon, a leading climate change denier whose work has fortified right-wing political arguments for years, was paid more than $1.2 million by energy companies, <i>The New York Times</i> reports. New documents uncovered by …

Core blimey! Donate your apples for urban cider making – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 12:30 pm, February 22, 2015 in Food & Drink<p>Some people donate blood. Others give the change in their wallet to charity. And then there are …

Are these Britain's best waiters?

The Gold Service Scholarship awards turn the spotlight on to the restaurant industry's all-important front of house staff<p>It is not unusual for young people to be drawn to a career in the restaurant and hospitality business, but it is usually the glamorous, high-stress lifestyle of the celebrity …

Hospitality

'Birdman' vs 'Boyhood' Oscar battle heats up after Spirit Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Reuters) - Dark showbiz satire “Birdman,” and coming-of-age tale “Boyhood,” took the top honors at the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, a day before Hollywood’s biggest night when both will face off in the top Oscars categories.<p>“Birdman,” nominated for nine Oscars on …

Santa Monica

‘X Factor: Simon Cowell To Recruit Snoop Dogg For The Judging Panel?

‘X Factor’ could one day welcome Snoop Dogg to the judging panel, according to, well, the man himself.<p>Yes, Snoop is claiming that Simon Cowell has …

NASA satellite image shows the frozen wasteland that currently is the United States

If you're reading this from anywhere in the United States right now, there's a pretty good chance it's cold outside. We're in the middle of a massive freeze that could last until March, the breadth of which NASA's Terra satellite just captured in the remarkable view you see above. See all that …

Barnard’s Loop and more in Orion

Orion the Hunter of one of the brightest and easiest-to-find constellations. Orion also contains a vast region of bright and dark clouds, hidden to …