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According to a new scientific paper from Nature Materials titled, "Nitroaromatic detection and infrared communication from wild-type plants using plant nanobionics" — living spinach plants (Spinacia oleracea) can be engineered to serve as self-powered pre-concentrators and autosamplers of analytes in ambient groundwater and as infrared communication platforms that can send information to a smartphone. Yahoo!… READ THE REST
Stuffed with greenery and title keywords, the Green Vegetable Produce Sprouting Broccoli Skull Statue Long Healthy Eating Salad Themed Skeleton Head Cranium Bizarre Ossuary Macabre Halloween Decorative Figurine (Broccoli Floret) is currently the best post-Christmas gift available on Amazon. It's 5" tall, 6.25" long and 5" deep, weighs about 13 ounces, and a perfect memento… READ THE REST
Police in Aberdeen, Scotland, scrambled to intercept someone reportedly wielding a machete in the street. Upon approach, however, they found that they were carrying a bag of leeks. Police Scotland said it had been established no crime took place and no further action was needed. A spokeswoman confirmed: "A witness reported a man wearing a… READ THE REST
You don't have to be Tony Stark to have a whole lot of fun conceiving and building electronic gadgets and doohickeys. Tony knew enough not to give the Vision active reproductive parts — and we're sure you'll show just as much restraint as you start cobbling together a whole bunch of nifty little coding and… READ THE REST
Des Moines, Iowa just welcomed a store dedicated in no small part to consumers of the electric skateboard phenomenon. It's one thing when a shop focused on the hobby intricacies of motorized, hyper-efficient electric skateboards pops up in Santa Monica or New York. But when the interest has risen to necessitate a storefront smack in… READ THE REST
Advances in technology always bring innovations over time. And those changes come from everybody, even a worldwide manufacturing titan like Yamaha. Last year, the Japanese firm known for its long history of audio components and speakers became the latest company to incorporate smart speaker technology into its products. That led to the unveiling of the… READ THE REST