Smart fabric could generate energy from the environment

Consider having a laptop with a fabric case wherein the case could power up the gadget on its own without the need of any external outlet. It could happen! Scientists from the University of Bolton’s Institute for Materials Research and Innovation (IMRI) have developed interactive fibers that respond to changes in the surrounding. Specifically, these special fibers are capable of generating electricity from wind, rain and even movement.


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Chocolate boxes could entirely disappear into the environment just as chocolate does in your mouth!

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Disposal of chocolate boxes couldn’t have been easier and more environmental-friendly! Marks and Spencer had been working on a material called ‘plantic’ with which they wanted to make chocolate trays. Plantic, which is made of starch and 100% compostable is now being used for their complete collection of ‘Swiss Chocolate Assortment’ paving the way to a new era of responsible food packaging.


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The soap that glows in the dark

Don’t bother using ordinary soaps anymore. Get invigorated using this chunk of glowing Uranium 238. At $6.99 a piece, this soap is environment-friendly too. Say goodbye to Irish Spring and Dove! “When you use our Uranium Glow In The Dark Periodic Table Soap you will be in your element every day.  Be careful not to create a nuclear reaction in the shower!


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BOTTLES UP, a boat constructed from discarded plastic bottles

No, it’s not a show-piece. It is actually a boat pieced together with discarded plastic bottles, and is meant to be boarded and navigated with paddles. Called the BOTTLES UP, it is said to be the first of its kind in Fiji. Owned by the Rain Tree Lodge located in Viti Levu, Fiji, the boat is the fruit of the combined effort of owner Tom and his employees.


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