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Tuesday
May122015

Kettles May Be Out Of A Job

Everyone enjoys a nice, hot cup of tea or coffee or hot chocolate or whatever other sort of beverage you like to drink. But, we suppose the thing we never really considered when it comes to those drinks is the energy we’re using to make that hot water. We just turn on the faucet, fill up the kettle, put it on the stove, and see how much Netflix we can watch before the kettle starts to whistle.

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Wednesday
Apr162014

WEDNESDAY WONDER: OOHO 

“Ooh oh.”  That’s what you’ll be saying after your first sip of Ooho, the edible water blob. First you will be all like “ooh” when you sip the refreshing water trapped between Ooho’s two biodegradable membranes. Plus, how often do you see an edible water blob? But then you’ll see that Ooho’s membranes are made of brown algae and calcium chloride, and you might think twice about taking another sip. Now we know why it’s called Ooho. It’s “Ooh!…Oh.”

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Sunday
Oct132013

COKE PROVIDES CLEAN WATER AND MORE TO AFRICA IN BIG RED BOX 

We’ve come up with a slogan for Coca-Cola’s newest do-good project, EKOCENTER. Want to hear it? We spent all day thinking this up so we hope you’ll at least pretend to be impressed. “EKOCENTER: Sorry, we don’t carry Pepsi products, would you care for some clean drinking water, Wi-Fi, or women’s empowerment instead?” Boom! How ‘bout them apples? Wait, we’re not sure if EKOCENTERs will carry apples…

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Wednesday
Aug072013

WEDNESDAY WONDER: POCKET SHOWER 

Two words: Shower. Anywhere. Yeah, you read that right. Go ahead and pinch yourself – because your dreams are coming true. And we bet you never even knew you had a dream about shower freedom in the first place! Forget about those dark and dingy bathrooms. Bath tubs are too limiting, according to the Pocket Shower. This fairy godmother of bathing is here to show that you can be out in the middle of who-knows-where and still get your clean on.

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Friday
Sep072012

Future of Computing: Water-Based Computers

. Researchers at Aalto University have figured out a way to use water droplets to represent 0s and 1s on a logic board, a system they refer to as “superhydrophobic droplet logic.”

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