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Watch: Film Uncovers the Disgusting Consequences of Plastic Pollution

Watch the trailer for the film “Midway” which uncovers the sickening result of plastic pollution. The plastic we carelessly discard finds it’s way to the ocean, and eventually it finds it’s way into the bellies of birds and fish. To see it on film may make you squirm.

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Super Smart Scientist is Growing Batteries At MIT

Genius MIT professor Angela Belcher has found a way to literally grow batteries and solar cells by altering the DNA of an abalone shell, and using a virus to make it duplicate. It’s complicated, so you’ll really just have to watch the video so she can explain it.

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Will We Grow Our Homes In The Future?

Is it possible to literally grow your dream home from scratch?  A non-profit architecture organization out of Brooklyn called Terreform One is working on just that.  In fact, they claim they could grown an entire village in 7-10 years.  Founder

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19-Year-Old Has Plans To Clean The Entire Pacific Ocean

By now, most people are at least loosely familiar with the Great Pacific Plastic Gyre, which is the accumulation of approximately 100 million tons of plastic garbage that has been discarded into water ways, and found it’s way into a

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Ecovative’s Mushroom Packaging Is Making Styrofoam Obsolete

A couple of smart engineers find a way to replace styrofoam with a 100% biodegradable moldable packaging made out of mushrooms. Yes….mushrooms.

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