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To Recycle or Not to Recycle – PVC Cable Waste is the Question

Distractify

It takes 38 minutes to fall through the centre of the Earth: Journey is four minutes faster than previously thought when density is taken into account

Why it would take just 38 minutes to fall through the centre of the Earth: Journey is four minutes faster than thought due to changes in</b> …

Sweden Wants Your Garbage for Energy

Martin Almqvist / Johnér Images / Corbis<p>Every day, some 300 trucks arrive at a plant outside the city of Göteborg on the west coast of Sweden. They carry garbage, but they are not there to dump the cargo. Instead, they deliver it to the plant’s special ovens, which burn it, providing heat to …

Sustainability

Earth is Halfway to Extinction, Scientists Say

A Swedish scientist claims, in a brand new theory, that mankind has surpassed four of the nine limits for keeping the planet ‘safe.’ Another …

The deepest holes dug by hand

Readers on reddit challenged our recent infographic, asking us how humans have managed to dig hundreds of metres into the Earth by hand. So we, er, dug into the subject to find the stories behind humanity's efforts to reach subterranean limits.<p>When considering humanity’s greatest architectural …

Archaeology