Moving the water filter from the pitcher in your fridge to the reusable bottle you carry around all day means you can safely refill it anywhere. The catch, however, is that most filtered water bottles either require you to suck like a vacuum cleaner, or squeeze the bottle into submission to get the water through the…
Everyone reading this has heard of herbal medicine, but this is taking things a little too literally. Coconuts have been used as IV bags to rehydrate severely ill patients in remote areas. Learn why this works, and consider what it might tell us about the universe.
Australia's Department of Agriculture has announced that its researchers have made a breakthrough that will send shockwaves across beach resorts and tiki-themed restaurants around the world. Through careful breeding they've managed to produce a sweet pineapple that also tastes like coconut, reducing future Pina Colada…
Sometimes you just want some fresh coconut water. How frequent those times are all depends on who you are. If they pop up often, however, this clever coconut drill might come in handy.
Today, there is only the coconut. But by my calculations, octopods will invent smartphones in 2.6 million years, give or take. We will be dead, and they will be debating about desktop OSes and mobile app store economies.
It'll be a while before the first commercially viable fusion facility, ITER in France, is powered up. But before that can even ever happen, there's a need for a massive amount of coconut-shell charcoal which'll absorb byproducts of thermonuclear reactions.