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9 DIY Halloween Masks to Make with Your Kids

Kids love playing dress-up and make believe whether it's Halloween or not -- so making masks that can both be used now and long past the upcoming …

New Portraits by Andrew Salgado | Colossal

<p>Artist Andre Salgado (previously here and here) wows us again with a new body of work completed in the last few months for exhibitions at Le Petite …

MIT develops advanced fog harvesting material that pulls 5x more water from thin air

Plants and certain animals like the fog beetle can survive in very arid regions because they’ve developed ways of absorbing minute amounts of water …

Engineering

Nano Water Chip Could Make Desalination Affordable for Everyone

With freshwater declining throughout the globe, desalination looks increasingly attractive, but current technologies are expensive, demand far too …

Australian Scientists Develop Catalyst to Turn Seawater Into Hydrogen Fuel

A team of scientists from Australia’s University of Wollongong have developed a way to turn sea water into hydrogen in order to produce a virtually …

The Biomimicry Manual: What Can Sloths Teach Us About Energy Efficiency?

It’s a scientific fact that there’s nothing cuter than a baby sloth in a bucket. But even if Facebook ‘likes’ turn out not to correlate with …

Biomimicry

6 Ways to Convert Poo into Power

The power of poop is sometimes an underestimated one. Thanks to projects involving anaerobic digesters and sewage treatment systems, communities …

The Biomimicry Manual: What can the honeybee teach a designer?

What exactly is biomimicry? I think of it as a way of unlocking a whole world of super-powers for humanity. It is literally the next stage of human …

Leonardo Da Vinci