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Amazing Kinetic Doors Unfold Like Origami

You’re about to realize just how boring every door you’ve ever seen really is.<p>Vienna-based artist Klemens Torggler designs doors, except they don’t feel like doors. They don’t swing open or shut. Instead, you tickle them and they unfold. Part sculpture, part origami, Torggler’s doors seem less like …

Dash Smart Earphones

We've got smartphones and smart watches — so why not smart headphones? Dash Smart Earphones are indeed smarter than your standard pack-ins, and …

Being vulnerable about vulnerability: Q&A with Brené Brown

At the end of 2010, a researcher named Brené Brown gave a talk at her local TEDx event, TEDxHouston. That talk, “The Power of Vulnerability,” has …

Recycling Discrimination

09/27/2013 · by carylsue · in Current Event Connection, Main. ·<p><b>ENVIRONMENT</b><p>What do you recycle, and what do you trash? Researchers say that “[a]fter we finish using a product, we somehow evaluate, ‘does the product still look like it could be useful?'” Tons of recyclable material—scraps of paper, …

The story of Aluminium Recycling

How Plastic Bags Get Recycled

Following the paper trail - Paper Recycling

How A Used Bottle Becomes A New Bottle, In 6 GIFS

<i>For more, watch our video:</i> Secrets From The Recycling Plant<p>The rise of curbside recycling programs over the past few decades has meant more glass recycling. But for a long time, many recycling centers didn't have the technology to turn recycled glass into the raw material for new bottles. Instead, …

San Francisco puts textile recycling bins in apartments, shaming every city that still can’t separate trash

San Francisco is so far ahead of every other American city in the recycling game that now they’re just running victory laps, basically. The city is …

CHESNUT CHARTER ELEMENTARY RECYCLING DRINK POUCHES TO SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT

<b>DUNWOODY, February 5, 2014</b> -- Chesnut Charter Elementary is starting off the new year by participating in the TerraCycle's Drink Pouch Brigade. The …

China's 'Green Fence' is cleaning up America's dirty recycling

Susan Collins, president of the Container Recycling Institute in Los Angeles, wants to correct a fairy tale many of us like to believe about recycling.<p>“The public has been trained to put their stuff in their bin at the curb, and for the stuff to just go away. And of course there is no such thing as …

Volt Heated Slippers

Your extremities tend to be the hardest parts of your body to keep warm. Ensure that your feet stay nice and cozy with Volt Heated Slippers. These …

GoPro files for IPO to become publicly traded company

It's safe to say GoPro's camera business is quite successful -- and there are plenty of things which prove this to be the case. Still, GoPro doesn't want to stop there, so much so that it has now started the process to take its (adventurous) efforts to the next level. The company, which is based …

AIRO wristband tracks not just sleep, exercise and stress, but also what you eat

There are fitness wearables that track steps, gauge your quality of sleep and monitor your stress, but few combine all three. As for keeping track of what you eat, most people still resort to old-fashioned food diaries and calorie counters. The AIRO wristband, however, aims to measure all of the …

Anki Drive

Anki Drive ($200) is a new kind of racing game — part new-aged slot car, part iOS video game, part exercise in artificial intelligence — it brings …

Odin Roam

Take yourself out of the bleakness of your Fall and Winter blahs with a subtle hint of Summer every time you wear Odin Roam ($135). The newest scent …

Tait Turbo Flyer

Relive fond childhood memories of building models out of balsa wood with the Tait Turbo Flyer ($15). These high-flying airplane models are each …

Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition

Since its inception in 1963, the engineers at Porsche have spent nearly every moment overcoming a design flaw that makes the 911 unique; a …

Wacom Bamboo Stylus Mini

It can be great to have a stylus around when using your tablet or smartphone, but finding space for one in your pocket — or trying to find one in a …

The Vamp

Have an unused speaker laying around? Put it back to good use with The Vamp (£35; roughly $55). This diminutive cube-shaped box gives your aging gear …

The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book

We might not be in school any longer, but that doesn't mean we don't still enjoy throwing folded pieces of paper around the office. <i>The New World</i> …

Africa's Rift Valley from above – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/apr/19/africa-rift-valley-kenya-ethiopia-in-pictures<p>720<p>German photographer Michael Poliza travelled by …