Shuba Ragulan

115 Added | 3 Magazines | 25 Likes | 18 Following | 11 Followers | @shuragulan | Keep up with Shuba Ragulan on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Shuba Ragulan”

Moss-covered CityTree has the same air-purifying effect as 275 regular trees

20 of them have been deployed so far around the world<p>From smog-sucking bikes to electric taxis and paint made of car exhaust, designers and architects are stepping up to address air pollution—the world’s single largest health risk. But a new air filter making the rounds in Oslo, Paris, Brussels, …

5 Edible Plants for Urban Foragers

Urban foraging has grown in popularity over the past few years, from a few folks offering plant walks in city parks, to a career path for urban …

Gardening

Most sea salt contains microplastics, study finds

<b>Salt samples from 8 different countries revealed the presence of plastic contaminants from ocean pollution.</b><p>Oh, we are a special species. Not only did …

Pollution

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Dessert

Mumbai society opts for solar power, aims to save Rs 5 lakh a year

Thsi residential complex in Mulud (West), Mumbai, has planted a solar plant to generate electricity and aims to save Rs 5 lakh a year<p><i>Representational</i> …

Renewable Energy

Dancer and film maker creates visually stunning campaigns to save the oceans

We’re told every day we need to recycle more and waste less.<p>Messages of conservation and sustainability often seem unrelatable, washing over us like …

Ideas about Synthetic biology

Talks about Synthetic biology<p>15:53<p>Jennifer Doudna<p>How CRISPR lets us edit our DNA<p>Posted Oct 2015<p>17:35<p>Siddhartha Mukherjee<p>Soon we'll cure diseases with …

Biotechnology

Scientists Study How DNA-Binding Proteins Read, Interpret 'Epigenetic' Changes

The DNA in our cells, which contains the genetic instructions that make us human, is passed on from parent to child along an unending line of …

Pets

Here's what popular dog breeds looked like before and after 100 years of breeding

Dogs have been our furry companions for thousands of years, but they didn't always look the way they do today. Many well-known breeds have changed a lot physically in the last century, thanks to humans.<p>By identifying specific traits — such as size, coat color, and demeanor — and allowing only those …

Pets

Golden Turmeric Cashews

Hello there! After a week of no doubt chocolate up to your ears this Easter (which I hope included some healthier options like my Caramel Creme …

Swedish supermarket replaces produce stickers with laser branding

<b>The 'natural branding' process marks the outermost layer of peel without using ink or affecting taste and shelf life.</b><p>Plastic produce stickers might …

Sustainability

Here Are 50 Bob Ross Quotes That Will Make Today Better

October 29 is Bob Ross' birthday. The late painting instructor, famous for his storied, 11-year run as the host of "The Joy of Painting," would have turned 73 years old in 2015, were he the immortal personification of happiness born from a pristine canvas in 1942 with the sole purpose of teaching …

Bob Ross - Autumn Oval (Season 29 Episode 2)

How this could help the environment

On May 31, the Swiss company Climeworks will turn on the first commercial plant to suck carbon dioxide out of the air and feed it to vegetables in a neighboring greenhouse. Located in the tiny, agricultural municipality of Hinwil, Switzerland, the plant stands 40 feet tall and looks like a …

Fossil Fuels

These complex yet simple floral beauties are made with ceramics (Video)

Whether it's the glorious heart of a sunflower, or the mind-bending swirl of a fractal, one of nature's secrets to its seeming complexity is that it …

Art

7 companies steering the self-driving car craze

In 2009, the first photos started to trickle out of a Toyota Prius outfitted with a bizarre-looking metal contraption on the roof cruising the …

Google’s Project Sunroof expands beyond US for first time, now available in Germany

Project Sunroof, Google’s initiative to make it easy for homeowners to determine whether or not their roof is viable for solar panels, is expanding beyond the United States. Starting today, homeowners in Germany will be able to get in on the fun of finding out just how much money they might be able …

The biodegradable burial pod that turns your body into a tree

<b>(CNN) —</b> Your carbon footprint doesn't end in the grave.<p>While you rest in peace, the wood, the synthetic cushioning and the metals generally used in traditional coffins -- as well as the concrete around reinforced graves -- continue to litter the earth.<p>"A lot of energy also goes into producing these …

Green Living

Snøhetta’s ready-made cabin can fit into any landscape

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a Snøhetta-designed home, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. The renowned Norwegian design firm …

First wolf pack in 200 years is roaming wild in Denmark

<b>Denmark’s last wolf was killed in 1813, but after a female travels 340 miles from Germany and meets some males, cubs are expected soon.</b><p>As it stands …

Wildlife

We'd Need 1.7 Earths to Make Our Consumption Sustainable

Can Mars help?<p>President Donald Trump has acted on his campaign promises to reverse Obama's environmental policies and proposed a budget that would …

China builds world’s first quantum computing machine

World’s first quantum computing machine build in China<p><b>Beijing:</b> Chinese scientists have successfully built the world’s first quantum computing machine …

Quantum Mechanics

Made In Space reveals the Archinaut, a robot-operated factory in the sky

Made In Space, Inc. is known as the company behind the 3D printers on board the International Space Station. Astronauts have used the startup’s AMF, or Additive Manufacturing Facility, on the ISS to churn out everything from finger splints to tools, sculptures and even other printer parts.<p>Now, the …

Space Exploration

What Will Humans Look Like 10,000 Years From Now?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Matan Shelomi.</i><p>All life on earth is constantly evolving: the process doesn't stop. As living …

Salted caramel whiskey bread and butter pudding recipe

There can be no dessert more comforting or delicious than bread and butter pudding - and it's even better with a caramel whiskey sauce<p>You could say that I grew up on bread and butter pudding. My mum or dad would prepare it at least once every two weeks. It is simple to make and great for using up …

Ask Ethan: How Far Is The Edge Of The Universe From The Farthest Galaxy?

When we look out into the Universe, there’s light everywhere we can see, for as far as our telescopes are capable of looking. But at some point, there’s a limit to what we’ll encounter. One limit is set by the cosmic structure that forms in the Universe: we can only see the stars, galaxies, etc., …

James Webb Space Telescope
Pride and Prejudice

Excited dogs drag their owner right off her front porch

Most dogs truly do love their owners, but do you know what they love more? The beach.<p>A couple was preparing for a trip to the beach when their dogs …