Miss Mitchell

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15-Year-Old Develops Flashlight Powered by Body Heat, Wins Top Prize in Google Science Fair

From a sleeping bag that charges your gadgets to entire buildings warmed by body heat, scientists are harvesting the heat emitted by humans as a …

Canadian Teen Finds a Way to Scrub Toxic Tar Sands Using 5th Grade Science

Canada’s Hayley Todesco has developed a method to speed up the detoxification of oil sands tailings ponds using 5th grade science. The 18-year-old …

16-Year-Old Irish Girls Win Google Science Fair 2014 With World-Changing Crop Yield Breakthrough

Irish teenagers Ciara Judge, Émer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow, all 16, have won the Google Science Fair 2014. Their project, Combating the Global …

Edtech Opportunities

May 27<p>Resume Writing Lab company provides $500 scholarship for talented and creative students who are willing to get a financial support for college …

Education Technology

Interesting Engineering

Engineering

Aviation College Training Special Air Marshals

One aviation college in Sichuan made a new program to specifically train air marshals who masquerade as flight attendants. Admissions require females …

The EPA’s Significant Yet Totally Insufficient Approach To Plane Emissions

After years of prodding and legal action from environmental groups, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that it will …

Civil Aviation

Airbus puts SpaceX on notice with a reusable rocket concept called Adeline

The biggest hurdle that is preventing commercial space flight from becoming affordable to the general public is the cost of building a rocket. It’s …

Air Force One: The $367 million Boeing 747-8 is selected as the next presidential plane (VIDEO).

The Boeing 747-8 is the longest and second largest airplane ever built and features a regal stateroom, an office, and dining and conference rooms. In …

EasyJet's Using Drones to Check Planes for Lightning Damage

One hazard that comes with traipsing through the skies is that occasionally, you get hit by lightning. For commercial jets, it happens about once a …

Nocookies

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Software

Teenage pilot makes emergency landing in NSW Snowy Mountains, walks away unharmed

A 16-year-old pilot has walked away unharmed after making an emergency landing in the New South Wales Snowy Mountains.<p>Stacey Gibb, who was on his …

New South Wales

Kohli, Sushil pledge support to save environment

India’s Test captain Virat Kohli called on the youth of the country to come forward and pledge their support to save the environment by planting …

5 (or More) Ways You Can Reuse Food Packaging in Your Garden - One Green Planet

Wow! What a group of concerned citizens, food warriors and green advocates we are, following links to learn not just how to deal with food packaging …

New Bug Discovered at Chicago Botanic Garden

A new leaf-eating pest has been found in the Chicago Botanic Garden and officials at the garden warn it could soon have an impact on several homes in …

Gardening

Using Banana Peels in the Garden

Written by Patrick Blair on Survival at Home.Using banana peels in the garden provides your vegetables with loads of nutrients that plants need to …

Crop scientists experimenting to see if food can grow on Mars | Toronto Star

“But I didn’t dare to taste it. I have to test it first. There are heavy metals in those soils. It can be poisonous.”<p><b>What about bees?</b><p>When his plants …

Doing our part for the environment

When we moved into our house four years ago, I was interested in having a garden. I thought it would be really neat to grow some of our own food. I …

Water Heater

Divers Plant Staghorn Coral in Florida Keys

Divers have planted 1,600 staghorn corals in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary to mark World Oceans Day.<p>About 70 staff and volunteers from …

Tree root research confirms that different morphologies produce similar results

Despite markedly different root morphologies and resulting disparities in nutrient-uptake processes, forest trees of different lineages show …

Connecting Rain Barrels to a Rain Garden

Collecting rain from your roof in rain barrels is a great way to use a free resource to irrigate the garden. However, rain barrels can fill up within …

Biodiversity

Purifying Plants: NASA Guide to Air-Filtering Houseplants

[ Filed under Science & in the Earth & Nature category ]Plant life in your home can do far more than brighten up the space, filtering toxins and …

Under Perry, Texas Added Jobs At Nearly Four Times The National Rate

On Friday, the Labor Department announced that the economy added 280,000 jobs in May — a strong figure, and a much faster rate than economists expected.<p>Now imagine that in your state, job creation was nearly four times that fast.<p>That's what GOP presidential hopeful Rick Perry can claim for Texas …

Employment

The 11 best jobs for women in 2015

But some jobs are known for treating and paying women more fairly than others.<p>Jobs site CareerCast recently put together a new list of the best jobs for women in 2015. Many of the jobs that made the list defy the gender conventions of the workplace.<p>CareerCast looked at jobs where the percentage of …

More and better-paying jobs on tap for summer hires

More than half of employers offering summer jobs have openings that pay $15 an hour or more.<p>That's according to an annual survey of more than 2,000 …

7 skills you never knew you needed for a career in IT

Being skilled at computers and troubleshooting is an essential part of working in IT, but if you plan on truly excelling in the field, it's vital to have a combination of hard and soft skills.<p>Here are seven soft skills every IT professional should have.<p>It's sort of a no-brainer, but when you're …

Customer Service

10 skills that are hard to learn but pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>In an effort to ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways.<p>Effective time management …

Watch this now: Hilarious blooper video shows incredible hi-tech robots… falling down

It is not at all hyperbole to say that the DARPA Robotics Challenge gives us a glimpse of the future. Robotics experts come together to have their …