Texting while driving is not a good idea, and is illegal in a lot of places. But texting while walking?
We have to start thinking more about the garbage we produce – where it comes from, where it goes, and why it’s even there in the first place.
There is a whole other world that is smaller than our eyes can perceive. Diatoms are among these; these single-celled algal organisms are some of the most ecologically significant and abundant, and are also some of the most distinctive, displaying beautiful, natural forms, thanks to their cell walls made of silica.
So you probably think that LED lighting is the latest thing, but that's so 2002. The future of lighting is the Organic Light Emitting Diode, or OLED.
"The question is not if we make the transition to 100$ renewable. It's when, and how." That's how Diane Moss, a Founder of the Renewables 100 Policy Institute, describes the choice facing us in a new documentary.
With activists in the US preparing for the largest climate march in history, the refrain you'll often hear from naysayers is that curbing emissions in the West is pointless because China and India will continue to pollute.
MIT Biomimetic Robotics Laboratory has been working on the robotic cheetah for years now. Funded by DARPA, the project has already achieved major milestones like becoming the fasted four-legged robot and then beating Usain Bolt's land speed record.
“I don’t cook.” Those words baffle me whenever I hear them – and they do crop up in a surprising number of conversations with other young people my age.
It is hard to hear the word "fracking" without recalling images of people at their kitchen sink, setting fire to the gases emanating from their tap along with the flowing water.
A backlash against biking – known as 'bikelash' – may be happening in the city you ride in. That's according to Streetfilms, which made a short documentary about the phenomenon.
A forthcoming device allows acoustic guitar players to easily add effects to their sound, with no external speaker, using just the body of the instrument itself.
We love birds! We really do! That's why we think it's important to keep things in perspective and do the things that will really help them and make a difference.
Clothing swaps have long been a favorite way for environmentally-minded and budget-conscious people to recycle clothes.
In (strange) news today, George the 10-year-old goldfish is now recovering from the removal of a rather large brain tumor.
Zombies exist, don't let anyone tell you otherwise. They're just not the kind with guts hanging out and a ravenous taste for brains - well, human brains that is.
Residents of Ontario, Canada, have been challenged to allocate $10 of their weekly grocery budget toward local food.
It super-expensive cat-poop coffee (aka Kopi Luwak) - which doesn't actually involve cats, but rather poor caged civets - wasn't already bad enough for you, there is now a new kid on the block when it comes to pricey coffees that come from the most weird and unexpected places.
The ENGO charging station uses kinetic tiles and solar panels to charge up to 14 smartphones at a time, and provides free WiFi access and an emergency phone.
Europe looks like it has chickenpox We're closing in on the second anniversary of the unveiling by Tesla of its Supercharger technology ("Drive for Free.
There are many anecdotes about the joys of trading in a car for a bike, and now researchers in England are backing this idea with data.