Forty years from now, how much will energy cost? What will happen with the climate? Most importantly, will you be richer?
As we continue to reassess the cost benefits of the clean (but incredibly dangerous) power source, we should truly consider all the variables.
There’s a lot of water moving through our pipes all the time. Moving water means power. This ingenious invention would let people use it to provide a little extra light.
Imagine a flotilla of glowing kites that indicate if the air is good or bad on any given day. That’s the vision of Float Beijing.
As resources become scarce, we’re going to need the valuable minerals and energy that our body discards in the bathroom. But that’s hard to harvest when it all gets mixed up in the toilet. A new design has an elegant(ish) solution.
The city has a lot of wealthy tech players with business experience looking to give back, plus a government that is making it easy for social entrepreneurs to flourish.
New street art in New York shows the error messages that should pop up on posters for bad food and movies.