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This startup has found a way to remove CO2 from the air and turn it into pellets

An “air capturing” plant is taking in air through giant fans, filtering out the carbon dioxide, absorbing the gas in liquid, and converting it into pellets in a bid to combat climate change.<p>A Canadian start up, backed by Bill Gates, built its first such plant in Squamish, Vancouver, where members …

Bill Gates

Pictures of the Week 9.10.15

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10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …

Virtual Reality

Men's Fashion - Gay Guys or Metrosexual Men?

<b>Gay Guys or Metrosexual Men?</b><p>Recently, one of my good friends was talking about a man she had seen in a bar.´ He was beautiful, perfect. Just too …

Polls put Tories in front for first time in two years

Cameron's popularity grows and grows as he is pictured here, being included in a selfie [GETTY]<p>More than 1,000 voters give the Conservatives a 2 per …

The Coat Of Arms Gets A Same-Sex Marriage Update

British heraldry is about to get a lot gayer!<p>There is no shortage of heraldic bucket shops selling random coat of arms to any fool who happens upon their cart at the local mall. Not so in England, where the College of Arms properly governs all coat of arms. Founded through royal charter by King …

Same-sex Marriage

OECD Warns UK: Rein In Your Dangerous Housing Market

It is time for authorities in the UK to cool off the country's overheating housing market, according to the OECD.<p>House prices in the UK are soaring …

Animated GIFs by Moran Goldstein

Animated GIFs are awesome since the 90s. I remember when I started using the web I used to see them around and it seems that they haven't lost their …

Animation

Why the Smart Reading Device of the Future May Be … Paper

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.01.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Paper books were supposed to be dead by …

Dior: The Legendary Images

AnOther speaks with curator Florence Muller on Musée Dior's new exhibition<p>This weekend, <b>Dior: The Legendary Images</b> opens at Granville's Musée Dior, a …

Google shares how its self-driving car uses sensors to navigate cities (video)

It’s been a while since we last heard about one of Google’s most intriguing “moonshots:” the driverless car.<p>In a video teaser, Google offers a new look at how its self-driving cars perceive a busy city street. The company details that it has updated its software “so it can detect hundreds of …

Homebuyers' spending faces scrutiny as new mortgage regime comes into force

Applicants' budgets to be checked more closely under lending rules that ban self-certification and limit interest-only loans<p>Homebuyers and people looking to re-mortgage will face tougher checks before being offered a loan under new rules coming into force on Saturday, which are designed to prevent …

Spoof-Wikipedia Site Offers Hilarious Abbreviated Descriptions

The Tumblr blog TL;DR Wikipedia is a lighthearted website with the tagline “Wikipedia: Condensed for your Pleasure.” The funny website (which stands for “too long, didn't read”) translates a wide range of lengthy, detailed descriptions from the internet into a few concise sentences that will …

Wikipedia

Extremely Detailed 3D-Printed Ice Cube Sculptures

Novelty-shaped ice cubes are nothing new, but it's safe to say that you've never seen them as impressive as this before. <i>3D on the Rocks</i> is the latest ad campaign for Japanese liquor company Suntory, a brand who specializes in whiskey. They collaborated with advertising agency TBWAHakuhodo to create …

Sculpture
Architecture

Cameron Diaz: 'I’ve never said never to anything in life'

One of the most successful film stars of her age, Cameron Diaz tells cheating, friendship and ageing how it is<p>Cameron Diaz is 41, an age that strikes fear into the heart of many an actress. Not this one. “It is the best time of my life. I love being this age, are you kidding?” she exclaims, sitting …

Cameron Diaz

The Lost Empire that Ruled the Silk Road

Today, the city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan is relatively remote, known mostly for its magnificent medieval ruins. But over a millennium ago, it was …

Chiroti Recipe - Best Indian sweets recipes - Diwali special sweet

Method for making Chiroti<p>In a bowl, add the flour, salt and melted ghee and mix well. Slowly add enough water to make a smooth yet firm dough like …

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

Healthy Eating