Engineers Developed a Way to Convert Harmful CO2 Emissions into Chemical Building Blocks For Fuel

Engineers Developed a Way to Convert Harmful CO2 Emissions into Chemical Building Blocks For Fuel

Making catalysts to convert waste carbon dioxide into useful industrial products has been expensive and complicated – until now. Australian engineers have shown it’s as easy as playing with Lego. Chemical engineers from UNSW Sydney have developed new technology that helps convert harmful carbon dioxide emissions into chemical building blocks … Read more

Pakistan Hires Thousands of Newly-Unemployed Laborers for Ambitious 10 Billion Tree-Planting Initiative

Pakistan Hires Thousands of Newly-Unemployed Laborers for Ambitious 10 Billion Tree-Planting Initiative

Although the novel coronavirus pandemic has driven thousands of workers into unemployment, the Pakistani government has found a way to provide jobs to their citizens while also reforesting the nation. According to Reuters, Pakistan has created more than 63,000 jobs for unemployed day laborers by relaunching the nation’s ambitious 10 … Read more

Homeless People From California to France Are Being Given Emergency Shelter During COVID-19 Response

Homeless People From California to France Are Being Given Emergency Shelter During COVID-19 Response

As homeowners around the world are being ordered into self-isolation amidst the COVID-19 outbreaks, legislators are making sure that society’s most vulnerable people are offered the same protection. Homeless people across North America and Europe are being offered shelter in everything from unused hotel rooms to designated self-isolation centers. In … Read more

This Hacker Built a Vending Machine for Crows as an Ingenious Response to a Cocktail Party Argument

This Hacker Built a Vending Machine for Crows as an Ingenious Response to a Cocktail Party Argument

The Lesson: A strange experiment in wildlife behavior turned into a jaw-dropping lesson on the importance of reassessing our predispositions towards new ideas. In this presentation, Joshua Klein talks about how building a vending machine for crows has helped to teach people about the empowerment of embracing diversity—particularly biological diversity—as … Read more