Hate cables that run across your wall and look ridiculously ugly? If you are into the organic look, you should check out these Florafil cable covers from Tania da Cruz.
The narration is husky and the instructions sound: why toss that glass Coke bottle into the trash (or recycling bin!), when you're a few modifications away from a retro-tastic plant waterer? Beats an Aqua Globe, anyway.
Japanese workers are so desperate for work that many are traveling to devastated areas of the country to find employment in the risky field of radiation cleanup.
With everything that's happened in Japan in past months, it's no surprise that world—and Web—is keenly aware of today's ominous anniversary. From incredible galleries to deep analysis, here's the most impressive Chernobyl coverage we've seen:
TEPCO started using large remote-controlled excavation vehicles to clear the debris around the Fukishima plants this past weekend, including power shovels and bulldozers. The work is being controlled by operators in lead-covered operating rooms using cameras mounted on the robots and around the area.
The Tokyo Electric Power Company has released new images from the interior of Fukushima's reactor 3, as well as video of emergency personnel frantically working inside the plant.
The only times I've noticed power plants are when they blow an obnoxious amount of smoke in the air. If I lived in Copenhagen though, I think I would hang out at their power plant. The waste-to-energy plant is called the Big Vortex and the roof of the plant will be used as a ski slope. Seriously, it's part of a…
The next hydrangea you grow could literally save your life. With the help of the Department of Defense, a biologist at the Colorado State University has taught plant proteins how to detect explosives.
All I want for Christmas are some zombies and sentient, weaponized plants to protect me from said zombies. Failing that? These adorable clay figurines that look just like them.
Stuxnet—which some experts consider the most advanced virus ever—appears to be focusing its attacks on Iranian nuclear plants. Now, the Pentagon and German intelligence are being accused of creating the virus to take down Iran's atomic facility.
Data empowerment through iPhone apps. That seems to be the running theme. Project Noah—for networked organisms and habitats—is a location-based eco-field guide, submission-powered wildlife spotter, and mission dossier. And it's pretty slick.
Billionaires looking to get into the supervillain racket take note: An entire 3 million square foot former Chrysler fabrication, assembly plant and distribution center is up for sale. Apparently, that includes machines and equipment.
Sega Toys knows what Japanese people want: something to complain to that couldn't possibly think badly of you. It's called Pekoppa, and it's got a chip inside that will bend, stretch, and lean the plant according to how you speak to it. According to Sega it's "a good listener," will have 200,000 units floating around…
Sources say Sony's thinking about selling off their Cell CPU manufacturing plants, as evidenced by their recent canoodling with Toshiba. These plants would be the same ones where Sony currently produces the processos used in the PS3—you know, the Cell processors. If true, this sale would help Sony free up $860 million…
If your plants always look like they came out of the jungle where Predator and Governor Schwarzenegger did battle, invest in Doctor Frog. He's an accredited Ph.D. in plantology, and uses what's left of the lower half of his body—he was in a horrific golf cart accident—to detect the conductivity of your soil.
Hey boss, remember those Samsung NV3 Oriental Lacquer cameras you wanted? Here's what they look like. Nice, eh? Too bad they're going to be about £200 ($393) for the silver and £230 ($452) for the OPL.