The Doomsday Clock – a grim reminder that the human race is not immortal

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Called the Doomsday Clock, it hangs on a wall in the University of Chicago. In over 65 years, the time has only changed twenty-one times. Created in 1947, during the dawn of the atomic age, the universally-recognized clock represents the countdown to human extinction. The closer they set the clock to midnight, the closer the…

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What to do with all those dirty diapers? Grow mushrooms in them!

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They’re smelly, icky, stinky, nasty, and gross – dirty baby diapers. And not only do they account for a significant volume of waste in our landfills, they are darn-near indestructible and remain in the landfills for hundreds of years without degrading. What do we do with all those nasty diapers? Researchers think they may have…

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