How to make your own pictures with plastic

Plastic pictures are not as easily disposable as you might think, as the material they’re made of can decompose and leave behind toxic traces in the environment.A new paper from the National University of Singapore and the University of California, Berkeley suggests that you can make your pictures of plastic as simple as using the […]

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Asbestos ‘found in nearly 1,000 samples’: WSJ

By KAREN LEWISAssociated PressAUSTIN (AP) Nearly 1,500 samples of asbestos fibers found in nearly 100 Texas oil wells have been identified as coming from natural gas wells, the company said Friday.The discovery of the fibers in oil wells was a surprise, said Steve Gaudette, president of Texas-based AECOM, which is the parent company of Anadarko […]

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How a bird’s nest was built with a few DIY ingredients

On a recent afternoon, a group of birds were gathered on a hilltop overlooking a busy road.It was one of the few spots around where I could catch some rare bird species in my backyard.The only problem was, I wasn’t quite sure what to call them.Birders are often called birders, because they collect, photograph and […]

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Which Indigenous Peoples are the Most Flammable?

Flammability is a term coined by a professor at Columbia University, Dr. J. Paul Getty.Flammatory materials, including fire, are considered to be “a hazard of a hazardous nature.”The word itself is derived from a Greek word for “fire,” which is the name of a large number of things in the world that burn.In the English […]

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How to watch your movies at home

Recode/New York Times article We’ve all been there.The night before Thanksgiving, your family’s sitting at the table, and a television starts blaring.It’s the network you’re tuning in to.The next morning, you’re on a plane and you’re watching your favorite shows.You’ll be back home and back on the couch again, a few hours later, the same […]

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How to make a ‘smart’ house using 3D printing

Fox News article How do you create a home that uses 3D printer technology to make it look like it’s from the future?That’s exactly what Fox News contributor and 3D Printing legend Steve Maraboli did with a DIY house.Marabolis built the house using a combination of his 3D printed model of his living room and […]

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When a meme goes viral: A year in the making

By Nick Cafardo ESPN Staff WriterApril 12, 2018 — In March 2018, a video featuring a meme-like image of a man walking around the street with a bag of snacks went viral, becoming one of the most widely shared and widely shared videos of the year.On March 17, 2019, a few months later, the same […]

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