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  • October 22, 2013
    Not in a million years, I don't care if it's true they smell like potpourri. Shreddies are his and hers underwear that have a layer of chemical warfare suit tested 'Zorflex' activated carbon in the rear that neutralizes the rotten smell of a fart before it offends your date. ... / Continue →
  • October 12, 2012
    Astronomers have recently verified that 55 Cancri e, a planet originally discovered in 2004, is composed mostly of carbon, at least a third of which is in the form of DIAMONDS. And it's only 40-light years away! Travel at the speed of light for 40 years and you're there. Ano... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2009
    Science, best known for inventing robots and dooming the earth, is now responsible for a new carbon wonder material called graphene. Nice, science, way to do good for once. Imagine a carbon sheet that's only one atom thick but is stronger than diamond and conducts electricity... / Continue →
  • June 21, 2009
    Deutsche Bank put up a billboard in Madison Square Garden that allegedly displays almost real-time data on the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. And I, for one, can't read that number. Kevin Parker, global head of Deutsche Bank's Asset Management division, said of... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2009
    Motorola unveiled what is believed to be the first carbon neutral (and sideways) cell phone at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show this week. The W233 Renew Phone is made predominately out of recycled plastic bottles and Motorola hopes it will help the company bust a circuit al... / Continue →
  • October 27, 2008
    Call me crazy, but I think this whole internet thing is really gonna take off one day. And, quite possibly, Buckypaper. It may just look like a turd wafer, but it's actually a paper-thin series of (carbon nano)tubes. Buckypaper is 10 times lighter but potentially 500 times... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2008
    It may look like a funhouse mirror and potato gun, but this sucker is actually a solar powered ice maker that requires no electricity, and can produce 14 lbs of ice per day. It works like this: the solar icemaker uses a refrigerant liquid that evaporates when exposed to the su... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2008
    Toyota already plans to roll out a plug-in version of the Prius in 2010, and now there are rumors of the company installing solar panels on upcoming models. The panels, if they do become a reality, won't power the engine, but rather the air conditioning, stereo, windows, telev... / Continue →
  • June 2, 2008
    Scientists in Japan recently made the world's smallest ramen bowl, with a diameter of only 1/25,000 of an inch. Which, in scientific terminology, makes it invisible except to superheros that got shafted in the cool powers department (unless they can also see through walls, in ... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2008
    The Delta 7 Sports Arantix Mountain Bike features an IsoTruss carbon fiber frame. What the hell is that you ask? Well it's a frame made of hand-woven carbon fiber strands that are then wrapped in Kevlar and baked. Each one has over 1,672 feet of carbon fiber and takes over 3... / Continue →