Nicole DePew

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New Device Cleans Air, Produces Energy, Runs On Light

Turns out, air pollution is good for something — making energy.<p>Belgian researchers have developed a device that runs on light, cleans the air and …

Indian firm makes carbon capture breakthrough

A breakthrough in the race to make useful products out of planet-heating CO2 emissions has been made in southern India.<p>A plant at the industrial port of Tuticorin is capturing CO2 from its own coal-powered boiler and using it to make baking soda.<p>Crucially, the technology is running without subsidy, …

19 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …

Learning

Sifting Through the Wreckage of Nagasaki

In the hours after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945, survivors tried to come to grips with the devastation created by the blast.<p><i>Susan</i> …

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Meet the Olympic swimmer, and Syrian refugee, who saved 20 refugees from drowning

Yusra Mardini swam for her life, and now she's swimming for gold.<p>The 18-year-old athlete saved 20 people when the boat they were traveling in while …

Olympic Swimming

Here are 10 new ways other countries are solving real problems — and kicking America's ass

The Presidential candidates have been sounding off for almost two years now, pointing out (or in many cases manufacturing) all of America’s problems, …

‘White Trash’ — The Original Underclass

This story was co-published with the Atlantic.Sometime during the past few years, the country started talking differently about white Americans of …

A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …

Spices

Tomb in Giza Pyramid is protected by a 'primitive machine' built by the ancient Egyptians

Archaeologists have digitally reconstructed the defence system protecting the king's chamber.<p>To deter robbers from looting the tombs of great …

Bird Flight Patterns Get Captured in Stunning Still Images

For the past five years, Xavi Bou has been hard at work on his 'Ornitographies' photography series.<p>For five years Xavi Bou has traveled in order to document the flight patterns of several different species of bird. Inspired by the birds he used to see on long walks with his grandfather, Bou decided …

How Technology From the 50s Could Answer Our Growing Energy Problem

Most of the talk today centers around clean energy, and whether ramping up solar and wind initiatives will produce enough energy to replace the dying coal industry...and save us from the consequences of fossil fuels.<p><i>Photo Source</i><p>While the idea of nuclear power conjures images of three-eyed fish, …

Archaeologists find skeleton in Alexander the Great-era tomb

Archaeologists in Greece have uncovered a skeleton from a tomb dating back to the era of Alexander the Great. The excavation has refueled rumors …

Eating cinnamon could improve your ability to learn – study

Good news for anyone keen on cinnamon – a new study has provided an excuse to eat more of it.<p>Researchers at The Rush University Medical Center in California say it could help one’s ability to learn. In an experiment on laboratory mice, rodents with poor learning ability were found to show …