Storm Emma, a massive weather system that brought bitter cold and snow to the U.K. this past week did a lot of damage to power grids, forced the closure of schools and caused havoc for anyone looking to travel anywhere in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland (the Republic of Ireland took its share of knocks, too.) Perhaps worst of all, was the destructive effect the drastic drop in temperature had on sea life in the water surrounding the United Kingdom. This YouTube video shot at Ramsgate Beach in Kent, illustrates what a change in temperature can do to a delicate species of animal–if this isn't a prime example of why climate change is such an important issue, I don't know what is.
At yesterday's Climate Live concert in Stockholm, Greta Thunberg took the stage to massive applause before stating: "We're no strangers to love." And with that, the rickroll began. "At the end of the day, we are just teenagers fooling around with each other, not just the angry kids the media often portrays us as," Thunberg… READ THE REST
British visual artist Peter Saville was granted the title of Commander of the British Empire in 2019 for his contributions to the field of graphic design. But he's probably best known for his 1979 work designing the soundwave-inspired cover art for Joy Division's debut album, Unknown Pleasures. You know the one. Now, Saville has teamed… READ THE REST
From ABC News: The machine Ted Bowman helped design can make water out of the air, and in parched California, some homeowners are already buying the pricey devices. The air-to-water systems work like air conditioners by using coils to chill air, then collect water drops in a basin. […] The technology works especially well in… READ THE REST
You can watch every movie streaming on Netflix and even travel the world, but until you see the world from new heights, you don't know how much you're missing. That's just one of the reasons drone photography has become so popular — with over 900,000 currently registered in the U.S. — as it allows you… READ THE REST
Just as Lord Vader disarmed Mace Windu at Sidious's behest, you too can stand up to your enemies, whether it be your annoying boss or nosy mother-in-law, lightsaber in hand. Okay, so you're not actually allowed to go into battle with your so-called mortal enemies, but just like you were told as a kid, it… READ THE REST
If you were like everyone at the beginning of the 2020 pandemic, then you probably tried your hand at bread-making. Maybe you were successful, but evidenced by the fact that so many people have left the hobby behind, it seems like bread-making was too much to handle for some. But what if you could automate… READ THE REST