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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Green Technologies That Could Help the Planet

Written on May 18, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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If you could snap your fingers and invent something that would solve the pressing global problem, what would it be?

With the arising issue of Global Warming, inventions that could save the world are everywhere. However, these technologies – although promising – is not as efficient as it’s supposed to be. Whether these inventions can give a long-term solution in the pressing situation, that is yet to be known.

An example of this is the process of making seawater potable or desalination. According to DHI Water Group, an individual has 4,000 cubic meters of water yearly during the mid-20th century. But nowadays, it’s been estimated that each person only have a scarce 1,000 cubic meters annually. Since 97% of the planet’s water can be found in the ocean, desalination is a probable solution.

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