Fern Stewart

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15-Year-Old Artist Creates Incredible Animal Drawings From Memory

While some artists are trained in their crafts, others seem to be born with an innate talent and creative drive. At two-years-old, Serbian child prodigy Dušan Krtolica began drawing as soon as he was old enough to hold a pencil. When we first discovered Krtolica’s work four years ago, aged 11, he …

Drawing

Gear Closet: Jackery Explorer 240 Portable Power Station Review

When shopping for a portable power station to take with you into the backcountry the two factors that you must always consider is how much power does …

Portable

Britain Has Gone Nine Days Without Wind Power

Britain’s gone nine days with almost no wind generation, and forecasts show the calm conditions persisting for another two weeks.<p>The wind drought has …

Renewable Energy

V&A Dundee secures funding to rebuild lost Charles Rennie Mackintosh tearoom

An interior from the celebrated Ingram Street Tearooms by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, who was born 150 years ago today, is set to be rebuilt inside …

Scotland

New hybrid solar panel harvests energy from raindrops

A team of Chinese engineers have created a new hybrid solar panel that can also harvest energy from raindrops. This new technology takes advantage of …

Clean Energy

Macron and Modi kick-start International Solar Alliance

The French president has pledged hundreds of millions for solar projects in developing countries at the International Solar Alliance summit in New …

International Solar Alliance

Move over, lithium! Researchers create world’s first rechargeable proton battery

A team of researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, has created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery. The current battery is …

Clean Energy

New ship with rigid solar sails harnesses the power of sun and wind at the same time

Solar Powered Sails<p>In 2019 the world’s first solar energy sails will be put to the test. Called EnergySails, the technology should enable ships to …

M.A.DI. Unfolds Into a Solar-Powered A-Frame In Just a Few Hours

Talk about (near) instant gratification: Italy-based M.A.DI.’s prefab A-frame unfolds to near completion like a pop-up book, requiring only a few …

Dual Bowls: Striking Mixed Metal Bowls Forged With the Ancient Art of Sand-Casting | Colossal

<p>Fusing ancient techniques with contemporary aesthetic, Dual Bowls are one-of-a-kind vessels forged from a mixture of recycled brass, copper, zinc, …

Urban ‘Wind Trees’ generate electricity from breezes

A micro wind turbine that can work in the city<p>Conventional wind turbines have been criticized as ugly, large, and often so noisy they are too obtrusive for backyards.<p>But French firm New Wind wants to change that with the ‘Wind Tree,’ a 26-foot-tall tree fitted with 63 tiny blades that can generate …

Renewable Energy

Burning wood for energy ignites fierce academic row

<b>Scientists on both sides of the Atlantic have become embroiled in a war of words over energy from trees.</b><p>A recent Chatham House report claimed that burning wood for electricity is worse for the climate than using coal.<p>It sparked a backlash from a group of 125 academics in the field who said the …

Fossil Fuels

Photo Of The Day By Eric Grimm

Photo Of The Day By Eric GrimmToday’s Photo Of The Day is Marron Lake by Eric Grimm. Location: Maroon Lake, Aspen, Colorado.Photo of the Day is …

30 Most Colorful Cities Around the World

Many of the world's most iconic metropolises are filled with towering skyscrapers and shiny glass-and-steel facades, but not all cities are gray concrete jungles. From the candy-colored buildings of Havana, Cuba to the blue-painted houses of Jodhpur, India, many urban areas have embraced vivid hues …

The Charming Miniature Photos of Ashraful Arefin

<b>All images by Ashraful Arefin. Used with permission.</b><p>“And that made me realize that I don’t actually need to find the most beautiful things to create …

Lynx Cubs in Scotland: Pictures

United Kingdom

Photos Taken 100 Years Ago Capture Rare Look at Paris in Color

Over 100 years ago, a French banker named Albert Kahn undertook a massive photography project that became known as <i>The Archives of the Planet</i>. Sending photographers to every continent, Kahn aimed to collect colour snapshots from all corners of the Earth using a brand new technology known as the …

5-Hour Energy creator to distribute 10,000 stationary bikes to power homes in India

You may not know the name Manoj Bhargava, but you’ve probably seen his creation enough times for it to become a household name. Bottles of 5-hour …

National Parks

Old noble

Picture of the Day: Aurora Borealis, Bear Lake, Alaska

United States Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Strang<p>In this beautiful capture we see Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, above Bear Lake, …

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …