Faith in Humanity Restored

Occasionally, we see reminders of how good people can actually be. Here's one example from Sweden reported in BBC. A Turkish taxi driver in Sweden lent a passenger his credit card when he found out that he forgot his wallet on his way to a business trip in Germany. They eventually reunited 3 days later… Continue reading Faith in Humanity Restored

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The Waterless Toilet

Probably a boon to those societies without proper access to clean water, this waterless toilet would help address some sanitation issues. Screengrabs from this video. The polymer evaporates the water element from your poop, thus shrinking it. This polymer pack does need replenishing every 2 weeks, but hey, at least it's better than nothing! Now… Continue reading The Waterless Toilet

Climate Change is Real

Just to set the record straight, I have went through a ton of articles talking about explanations for and against climate change. My personal verdict, based on the evidences presented by both sides, is that climate change is real, and it is largely due to humans disturbing the delicate balance of the ecosystem which has… Continue reading Climate Change is Real

Why Scientists Disagree About Global Warming

Following a reader's comment on my post yesterday, I was intrigued and went on to investigate further. Got some light about the disagreements surrounding global warming and climate change. The key point is that water vapour, which is present in the air in much bigger concentrations than other greenhouse gases, is the major contributing factor… Continue reading Why Scientists Disagree About Global Warming

Global Warming? Blame the Cows!

There's no doubt that cows and other animals contributed to the global warming problem due to the methane they produce. But solving the global warming problem by sorting them out is something else! (Image credit: INTA) This backpack carries the methane the cow produces as a result of its digestive action and converts it into… Continue reading Global Warming? Blame the Cows!