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Dutch teen designs giant 'plastic trap' to clean world's oceans

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Dutch student Boyan Slat is only 19 years old but he has already devised a revolutionary plan to scoop thousands of tonnes of damaging plastics from the oceans. Duration: 02:07 Video provided by AFP


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Is Your Furnace a Dirty Thief?

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3BL Media (Jan. 3, 2013) — According to http://energystar.gov, as much as half of the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling. At a minimum, you should change the filter in your furnace every three months it is in use. A dirty filter will slow down air flow and make the system work harder to keep you warm. A clean filter will prevent dust and dirt from building up in the system, saving you energy and money. Visit http://ilenergysaver.org to learn more energy saving tips. Remember to inspect, clean or change your furnace filter once a month, and stop those dirty thieves.
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Man-Sized Jellyfish Robot to Roam Waters

Man-Sized Jellyfish Robot to Roam Waters

Newsy (Mar. 31, 2013) — A research team at Virginia Tech is testing the waters of drones in a new project to find out what might lie in our deepest oceans.
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Environmentally-Friendly Prototypes Dominate Tokyo Motor Show

Environmentally-Friendly Prototypes Dominate Tokyo Motor Show

EFE (Nov. 20, 2013) — The Tokyo Motor Show opened its doors Tuesday with the latest from the automobile sector, which is increasingly dominated by sustainable vehicles, technology and unbelievable futuristic designs The 43rd biennial event, which will be open until 1 December, has brought together 180 companies from 12 countries, which will present 76 new models.
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Sony Patenting 'Smart Wig'

Sony Patenting 'Smart Wig'

Buzz60 (Nov. 22, 2013) — Sony is attempting to patent designs for a 'smart wig.' The patent reveals the wig would work in conjunction with a smartphone or tablet and would feature GPS, a laser and an actuator to detect nearby objects. Patrick Jones has the rest.
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