“Duh,” you say? Tell that to a British teen who just had to have her stomach removed.
This tree is wired with sensors so it can tweet about rain, noise levels, and air quality. Yeah, it's boring, but how many trees can tweet?
French bees don't have much better taste than American bees, it turns out.
The Riverside Clay Tennis Organization is in the process of creating some super eco toilets that magically turn poop into flowers. Well, that's a little bit of an exaggeration. But they kind of do.
Cupriavidus metallidurans can eat toxic gold chloride and excrete pure gold. This is not so useful as science. But it makes good art!
The Russian percussion group Ethnobeat has turned Lake Baikal, the world's oldest lake, into a 12,000-square-mile drum kit.
It's local, it's thriving, and -- oh, yeah -- it can get you high.
We are not making this up: that is what scientists at Clarkson University and the University of Vermont College of Medicine call them.
A woman in Florida tried to ride a manatee and people were pissed. Lots of them took photos of her so she had no choice but to turn herself in.
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