Tiny Homes Are Very Eco-Friendly, New Research Confirms

The tiny house movement is an environmentalist dream's come true — less space means you need less stuff and you consume less energy. The problem is you have to live in...

The birth of the Web

The World Wide Web was invented by British scientist Tim Berners-Lee in 1989 while working at CERN. Tim Berners-Lee, a British scientist, invented the World Wide Web (WWW) in 1989, while...

Will Bernie Sanders Push Joe Biden Toward Dramatic Marijuana Reform?

Former vice president Joe Biden is the presumed Democrat presidential nominee, as Sen. Bernie Sanders announced he was ending his presidential campaign last week. This week Sanders formally endorsed Biden for President in...

Two steps forward, yes. But it’s a change in mindset that is needed.

In November 2017,  a slave auction was broadcast around the world. CNN journalists travelled to a town not far from Tripoli, Libya and captured shocking video footage of the sale of 12...

Kumkum to create green energy! Indian scientists develop low-cost, eco-friendly solar cells using vermilion...

Scientists at IIT Hyderabad have developed low-cost, environment-friendly solar cells by employing an off-the-shelf dye used to make kumkum or vermilion in India. The dye-sensitised solar cell (DSSC) is based on...

The problems AI has today go back centuries

In March of 2015, protests broke out at the University of Cape Town in South Africa over the campus statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes. Rhodes, a mining magnate who had...

As Millions Lose Jobs, the Billionaire Class Sees Wealth Soar by $434 Billion During...

New data from the Census Bureau found nearly half of all American adults say they or a member of their household had lost employment income since mid-March. But not all Americans...

Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a Public Health Emergency...

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today declared the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). “It is...

A beginner’s guide to building your own PC

Building your own PC from scratch gives you the freedom to choose the exact specifications you want, and it often saves money as well. However, the idea can be daunting. You...

Why the World Needs a People’s Vaccine

Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic has infected tens of millions of people and killed more than a million people. After months of uncertainty, however, the end of 2020 finally brought some encouraging news: multiple...

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