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Turning greenhouse gases into mobile phone cases

New technology takes GHGs from the atmosphere and turns them into an eco-plastic claimed to be stronger and less expensive that oil-based plastics<p>Forget old-style alchemy. A California-based tech company has come up with something far cooler than just turning dull metal into shiny metal. Using a …

Robertson's advice for the GOP

“Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson has a cure for the GOP.<p>“You want to turn the Republican party around, get godly,” Robertson told the Republican Leadership Conference on Thursday, according to coverage from The Times-Picayune.<p>The reality star, appearing at the party gathering in New Orleans, …

Rest in Peace: Wartime Relics Reclaimed by the Land and Sea

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Leap Motion Announces Public Beta of Its V2 Tracking Software

Leap Motion’s 3D gesture control has taken a big step forward today after the company made the second-generation version of its software available in public beta for developers.<p>Currently, the Leap Motion software can only track all five fingers, but Version 2 is able to track “the actual joints and …

This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video of a Roller Coaster | Colossal

<p>Could this be the most meta thing on the entire internet? Just so we’re clear, the title isn’t a typo. This really is a GIF of a Vine of a video of …

iPhone ringtones remixed into a club hit

While remixes of famous ringtones are hardly new, YouTube musician MetroGnome's delightfully infectious "iPhone" more than merits a watch. The song is made up of some of Apple's most recognizable sounds, including classic ringtones like "Marimba," "Opening," and "Xylophone." It even features a …

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

A Paralyzed Teen Will Kick The First World Cup Ball Thanks To A Robotic Exoskeleton

The 2014 World Cup begins next month in Brazil and will feature something truly amazing: the plan is for a paralyzed, non-ambulatory Brazilian teenager to stand up and kick the first ball of the first game using a motorized exoskeleton and special 3D-printed helmet.<p>Created by an international team …

Chiefs to Battle Arlington Stallions for Trip to State Rugby Championship

<b>Submitted by</b> <b>Janet Kean</b><p>In the Semi-Final Round of the Illinois Youth Rugby Association Division 1 High School Boys Playoffs, the number 2 seed Chiefs …

Rugby player gets pummeled in face, congratulates opponent

It is truly a sport of gentlemen. Except for the "gentle" part.<p>Rugby is a fantastic sport. There are scrums, massive guys in short-shorts barreling into one another with no pads ... and of course, socking one other full-on in the face.<p>Sometimes, someone gets punched so hard in the chops that the …