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Biodegradable Pet Urn Tree Kit: From Death, Comes Life

Biodegradable Pet Urn Tree Kit: From Death, Comes Life
Some people turn trash into money (tote bags sewn from discarded juice packs, for instance.) Then there are those who find ways to turn death into life. Not the raising-from-the-dead type of things, because that’s obviously impossible, but the green type of transformation, such as the one that happens with the Bios Urn.

Grassy iPhone Case: Pocket Park

Grassy iPhone Case: Pocket Park
We’ve already seen a furry iPhone 5 case. But if you love plants more than Wookies, a Japanese company called Ag Ltd. has something for you. They’re making what they call the World Parks series, which are iPhone 5 cases that are modeled after grassy parks.
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The Two-Headed Shark: Doctor Evil’s Dream Come True

The Two-Headed Shark: Doctor Evil’s Dream Come True
I don’t think Doctor Evil was asking too much when all he wanted were sharks with frickin’ laser beams on their heads. Researchers recently confirmed an unusual discovery that will make any aspiring laser-wearing shark owner very happy indeed.

Ford’s 10-Acre Green Roof Puts Plants atop Industry

Ford’s 10-Acre Green Roof Puts Plants atop Industry
I recently had the opportunity to take a tour of Ford’s modern truck assembly plant in Dearborn, MI. While the plant’s robotics and just-in-time manufacturing facility are truly impressive, one of the things I had no idea about was that the factory is also home to the world’s largest living roof.

Natural Keyboard Grown from a Laser Cutter

Natural Keyboard Grown from a Laser Cutter
We’ve seen wooden computer peripherals before, but designer and programmer Robbie Tilton took it a step further. Turned off by the synthetic, “visually bland and tactilely inept” design of some gadgets, Tilton made a keyboard that looks like it sprung out from the ground.

Butterflies Near Fukushima Showing Serious Radiation Related Mutations

Butterflies Near Fukushima Showing Serious Radiation Related Mutations
Scientists in Japan have been studying a specific breed of butterfly called the pale grass blue butterfly. Two months after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster that led to radiation leaking from the nuclear power station, the researchers collected 144 adult versions of that butterfly from 10 locations around Japan.

Seedbomb Vending Machine Makes the World Greener, One Seedbomb at a Time

Seedbomb Vending Machine Makes the World Greener, One Seedbomb at a Time
The world is a better place if it’s greener. It looks better, too. So as part of a campaign by Greenaid, Seedbomb vending machines are being rolled out where anyone can become a green agent of change for the world.

Go Green on the Go with These Quirky Wearable Planters

Go Green on the Go with These Quirky Wearable Planters
The cool thing about accessories is that they let you express what you want to express without having to say a word. Because all you have to do to get a point across is to just wear it. 

Bonobo Chat App Lets Man and Ape Converse Through Pictures

Bonobo Chat App Lets Man and Ape Converse Through Pictures
Man evolved from apes. This isn’t new information, since the theory of evolution was drilled into our heads early on in school. And even though we’re just a few chromosomes different from these apes, the differences are massive.

See-Through Ants Come in Custom Colors

See-Through Ants Come in Custom Colors
Did you know that certain ants out there have translucent abdomens? We must have missed that day in entomology class. Not only are there see-through ants, but they can be filled with colorful liquid to make them any color you want!

Artist Uses Leaves as a Canvas for Awesome Art

Artist Uses Leaves as a Canvas for Awesome Art
I have seen a lot of art in my time and much of it isn’t that impressive to me. I have seen people use just about everything to make their art. I have never seen anyone use leaves from various trees to make their artworks.

Remote-Controlled Bald Eagle Has a 9-1/2 Foot Wingspan

Remote-Controlled Bald Eagle Has a 9-1/2 Foot Wingspan
Next time you see a giant bird flying through the skies, you might want to double-check that it’s the real deal. You could be looking a remote-controlled fake.

Wooden iPhone/iPod Dock Goes Au Naturale

Wooden iPhone/iPod Dock Goes Au Naturale
Just because your electronic gadget is constructed from metal, glass and plastic doesn’t mean that it shouldn’t get along with something more natural. These wooden iPod/iPhone docks let you charge or connect your media player to your computer.

The Real Alien Ant Farm

The Real Alien Ant Farm
Remember playing with ant farms when you were a kid? You know, the type where you’d get sand all over the place and proceed to kill all of your insect friends within a matter of minutes as you tried to fill it up?

Mom, What’S a Gerbil?: Oxford Junior Dictionary Omits “Nature Words”, Puts in More Tech Ones

Mom, What’S a Gerbil?: Oxford Junior Dictionary Omits “Nature Words”, Puts in More Tech Ones
The assimilation has begun. The latest edition of the Oxford Junior Dictionary will be missing numerous words that pertain to natural things like animals, flowers & birds. A few fantasy and religious terms will also be removed.

Singing Bird Alarm Clock Wakes You With Bird Calls

Singing Bird Alarm Clock Wakes You With Bird Calls
The Singing Bird Alarm Clock wakes you each morning with your choice of bird call. CIty dwellers, rejoice! You can spend a few groggy seconds each morning pretending you’re out in the country. The clock is portable and runs on 3 AAA batteries.
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