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Playing Video Games at Work Could Decrease Stress

By Travis Ketzak / August 1, 2017

A recent study, published by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, has found that people with high-stress jobs could actually benefit from taking a break during their workday to play some video games. Stressing out at work isn’t exactly rare. In fact, the majority of Americans suffer from cognitive fatigue and anxiety while at work. […]

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Scotland Sets Renewable Energy Record

By Travis Ketzak / July 26, 2017

Scotland has been absolutely killing it with wind power lately. In the first six months of 2017, they’ve set a record for energy output. After the World Wildlife Federation of Scotland Analysed WeatherEnergy’s data, they found that wind turbines in Scotland produced around 1,039,001MWh of electricity last month. That already sounds like a ton of […]

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Aussie Engineer Develops Drone That Plants 50B Trees per Year

By Danielle Ludwig / June 28, 2017

Susan Graham, Australian engineer, has announced that she has produced a drone device capable of planting up to one billion tree seeds per year to combat deforestation. According to the UN, deforestation makes up 17% of the planet’s total carbon emissions, more than those produced by transportation. More than 15 billion trees are lost each […]

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A drone saved two lost hikers and their dog

By Danielle Ludwig / June 21, 2017

A new high-tech search and surveillance tool was used by a Search and Rescue team to find two lost hikers and their dog. The drone was able to make visual confirmation of the whereabouts of the lost nature lovers within two hours of the team reaching the area. Near Devil’s Head Trail in Douglas County, […]

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Dentists Using Virtual Reality to Ease Dental Pain

By Travis Ketzak / June 20, 2017

Biting the bullet may soon be a thing of the past when it comes to the dentist. Scientists in the UK have discovered that having patients wear virtual reality headsets during procedures can lower their anxiety. The study had three groups. One group underwent a standard dental procedure, the second group experienced an urban environment […]

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Apple to Issue Second Green Bond

By Travis Ketzak / June 15, 2017

Apple broke ground last year when they issued the biggest green bond ever sold by a U.S. corporation, with a goal of financing climate change projects with it. Well, they’re back at it. Apple has announced that they are issuing another green bond. This new bond is in the amount of $1 billion, and builds […]

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Turning Bottles into Fabric Might Save Our Oceans

By Danielle Ludwig / May 29, 2017

American entrepreneur, Ian Rosenberger, was compelled into action after the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010. He was inspired to turn the trash from the island into a solution for Haiti communities by recycling plastic bottles into fabric. In places like Haiti, there is no system that manages waste collection. Oftentimes, according to Rosenberger, […]

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Renewable Energy Industry Employing Almost 10 Million People

By Travis Ketzak / May 26, 2017

The renewable energy industry has been growing for years now. In fact, about 9.8 million people were employed by the industry last year. The International Renewable Energy Agency’s (Irena) annual report showed a 1.1 percent increase from 2015 overall, with the solar photovoltaic business being in the lead with 3.09 million employees, as reported by […]

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(VIDEO) StarChase Technology Takes the High-Speed out of the Chase

By Danielle Ludwig / May 25, 2017

A new product for law enforcement technology has hit the market with the ambition of making chases with suspects on the road safer for all involved. StarChase, which fires a GPS-tracking device that self-adheres to a suspect’s car when activated, makes it possible for officers to maintain some distance for the safety of all cars […]

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LEGO Switches to Sustainable Energy Sources

By Danielle Ludwig / May 19, 2017

Since 2012, The LEGO Group has supported the development of renewable energy. As a matter of fact, the company adopted the admirable ambition of balancing 100 percent of its energy with renewable sources by the year 2020. Not only have they achieved this goal, it has been accomplished three years early. In celebration of this […]

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