While real concerns about cyber-attacks on our water infrastructure continue to surface, here's a slightly more amusing scenario: what would happen if all the toilets in the United States were flushed at the same time?
Turns out, we don't really know. However, experts are assuming that things might gurgle a bit...
For every parent who has struggled to get their child into the tub, there is a new invention by a South African student that may make life easier: DryBath.
This clear gel cleans the skin just as well as soap and water. What's different from most other antibacterial products is that it does not smell heavily of alcohol and leaves the skin feeling clean and moisturized. The inventor,...
How much space do you need? Despite being low on the population density list, Americans tend to take up a lot of space. In fact, the Sierra Club reports that an American's average "ecological footprint"—the space it takes to produce the resources he or she uses—is four times the world's average. Some people are trying to combat this by living small. Really small.
For two weeks ending...
How do you remove your bandage? Slow and steady? Fast, so the pain ends quickly? Some day in the future, you may not need to rip it off at all—your body would just absorb it!
Penn State's department of food science has been turning liquified starch into long fibers with charges from an electrospinning device. When woven together, these fibers can be used to make eco-friendly toiletries, including toilet paper and...
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