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A 17-Year-Old Invented This Smart Device That Makes Clean Water And Power At The Same Time

17-year-old Cynthia Sin Nga Lam, one of 15 finalists in this year’s Google Science Fair, started researching renewable electricity generation last …

New York City is a Mecca for street photography, but how do you make your work original in a place so commonly captured? If you’re veteran photographer Ken Heyman, it’s all about “getting closer.”...

New York City is a Mecca for street photography, but how do you make your work original in a place so commonly captured?<p>If you’re veteran …

Even though he only describes it as a hobby, Heinz Maier’s high-speed water drop photography is some of the best we’ve seen. Using simple white backgrounds and colored liquids, Heinz transforms water...

Even though he only describes it as a hobby, Heinz Maier’s high-speed water drop photography is some of the best we’ve seen.<p>Using simple white …

These are the African writers you should be reading right now

<b>(CNN) —</b> Take a moment and think of an African author. Have you got the name in mind? Keep it there for a minute.<p>In years gone by, chances are cultural icons like Nigerian literary giant Chinua Achebe or South African Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer might have popped straight into your head.<p>But …

GRUBER: The iWatch Is Coming Next Month

Apple is widely expected to unveil its new iPhone next month, but one report suggests the company may also introduce the iWatch in September as well.<p>Well-connected Apple blogger John Gruber of Daring Fireball says Apple will unveil "their first wearable wrist thing next month."<p>This contradicts a …

Meta Watch's 'premium' smartwatch is now available for preorder

The Meta M1 can be had in a variety of colors and band options<p>Smartwatches are everywhere this year, but with few exceptions, the majority of them suffer from a lack of style or design sense. Meta Watch is looking to capitalize on this opportunity with its new Meta M1, a smartwatch that puts …

Plane Search Shows World's Oceans Are Full of Trash

Search for missing Malaysian plane shines spotlight on giant ocean garbage patches.<p>Before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, sea trash was not a global headliner.<p><b>But as hundreds of objects sighted off the Australian coast as possible aircraft debris turn out to be discarded fishing</b> …

Lion killing in Tanzania reduced by installation of 'living wall' fences

A new low-tech solution is helping eliminate an age-old problem in northern Tanzania – the conflict between predators and farmers.<p>Lions raid Masai cattle in the villages, and then the herders kill lions in retribution. Lion numbers in the region have declined by 50% since 2003 as a result of …

China Tightens Law on Eating Rare Animals

World<p>China will jail people who eat rare animals for 10 years or more under a new interpretation of the criminal law, state media reported, as the government seeks to close a legal loophole and better protect the natural environment.<p>China lists 420 species as rare or endangered, including the …

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8 Of Google’s Craziest Offices

Google is known for its zany office designs, from stroopwafel ceilings to slides to scooters. And you thought your office’s foosball table was cool.<p>While most of us 9-to-5ers hunch over in boxy, fluorescent-lit cubicles, feeling lucky if our office has a snack machine, the Google employees of the …

Watch these Caterpillar excavators play the biggest game of Jenga ever

Catfight.<p>Jenga is fun, but it's a lot more fun when played using heavy construction equipment weighing a few hundred tons.<p>Caterpillar, maker of all manner of dozers, backhoes, cranes, and other construction site awesomeness put together this video of some its machinery playing everyone's favorite …

Dad Films His Daughter Growing Up Over 14 Years in 4 Minutes

In a gorgeous display of fatherly love, Frans Hofmeester started filming his baby girl Lotte in the autumn 1999 and continued for a full 14 …

Chinese Twitter clone Weibo makes $285.6M in its U.S. IPO, shares up 19%

Sina Weibo, a Twitter-like service under Chinese online media company Sina, went public on the Nasdaq Capital Market this week under the ticker symbol of “WB.”<p>The company filed for this long-rumored IPO in March 2014.<p>The company will issue 16.8 million American depository shares at the bottom of …

Under a 'Blood Moon': First total lunar eclipse of the year wows stargazers

The moon took on an eerie blood-red hue early Tuesday during the first total lunar eclipse of 2014, a celestial sight that wowed potentially millions of stargazers across North and South America.<p>The total lunar eclipse of April 15 lasted about 3.5 hours between late Monday and early Tuesday, with …