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ecological

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Interactive game illustrates your family's ecological footprint

Public radio production company American Public Media has launched an interactive game that allows users to calculate and illustrate their family's ecological impact.

By Sep. 18, 2007

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Our doom will come sci-fi-style, NASA-funded study says

Uh-oh. The "1 Percent" might just lead to the complete collapse of civilization, according to a study sponsored by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. But all hope is not lost.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Bike-mounted 3D printer turns trash into twinkling tokens

In Taipei, a group of young design enthusiasts have kitted out a bike with a computer and 3D printer to turn plastic waste into something useful -- and fun.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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Reflected light maps Earth's vegetation

Using data collected by the VIIRS sensor aboard the Suomi NPP satellite, NOAA has created a map of the world's vegetation.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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'Game of Thrones' math: How many dragons could a dire wolf eat?

Crave's Michael Franco puzzles out a "Game of Thrones" question that's been nagging him for as long as winter's been coming. How many Targaryen dragons would one Stark dire wolf need to eat to survive?

By Mar. 14, 2014

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Australian textbook delivery, care of drones

A textbook rental start-up will deliver its packages to Sydney customers by drone starting next spring. From ordering to delivery, the entire process could take as little as two minutes.

By Oct. 16, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy S4 is first phone to win green TCO award

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is the first smart phone to be awarded a prestigious TCO certificate award for its sustainable credentials.

By May. 16, 2013

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Deep inside the world's longest tunnel

Road Trip 2011: By building the Gotthard Tunnel, the Swiss government hopes to cut heavy truck traffic across the Swiss Alps in half, while doubling the efficiency and capacity of cargo trains between Zurich and Munich. It's also one of the largest infrastructure projects in the country's history.

By Jun. 7, 2011

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Cell phone germs as art: Gross or gorgeous?

Molecular biology students test their phones for bugs -- and find lots of them. Some even look like flowers and distant galaxies.

By Feb. 20, 2013

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Mars ticket deadline nears for someone with the right stuff

As more than 165,000 people apply to join the Mars One mission, CEO Bas Lansdorp outlines his company's timeline for picking its astronauts.

By Aug. 28, 2013