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Kenyan Elephants Use Text Messaging

Kenyan Ranger Richard Lesowapir was enjoying a peaceful day, when he received a text message from Kimani. The African bull elephant was back to his old tricks - heading to raid the neighborhood farms. Richard jumped into his jeep and rushed to try frighten Kimani back to his home at the Ol Pejeta conservancy.

San Francisco Unveils Its Amazing Academy Of Sciences

Last weekend, thousands of Bay Area residents waited patiently in lines, for as long as five hours, to be among the first to catch a glimpse of the newly renovated California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

Going For A Ride?- Be Sure To Charge Your Bike

If British inventor Mijevic Miroslav has his way, a bike ride will no longer evoke memories of grinding up steep hills.  Instead it will be as easy as pushing the gas pedal in a car, except for the fact that the Cycle Sol is solar powered.

This Eco-Friendly Car Arrives In A Kit

If the XR3 Hybrid Vehicle looks like the car of the future - It certainly is, starting from the way you purchase it. For you will not find this hybrid, two-passenger vehicle in any car showroom. Instead, it has to be ordered on the Internet and will be delivered to your door - in a kit - for you to assemble with the aid of some tools and an instructional DVD.

Exploring The Antarctica With A Cool Ice Vehicle

The Continent of Antarctica is beautiful but harsh. Its extreme cold weather, incessant cold winds and barren terrain, makes it a difficult place to explore. Now two brave souls, Andrew Regan and Andrew Moon are planning an expedition across the continent - led by a really cool ice vehicle.

The Grease To Greece Race

While car races are fun to watch, they are not the 'greenest' of events. However, 'Grease to Greece' is different. Here, the winning trophy is not awarded to the car that comes first, but to one that earns the most 'Grease Marks' - for collecting fuel, which in this case means used cooking fat from restaurants.

Chris Gilmour's Cardboard Art

All sculptors have a favorite medium they like to work with. Some like marble, others bronze - for Chris Gilmour, it is the humble cardboard........and glue. For that's all he uses to build amazing sculptures irrespective of whether they are life-size or small replicas

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano: Increasingly Spectacular But Also Toxic

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano has been a feast for the eyes ever since it started to actively erupt last year in November.  However, in the last couple of days the lava spew has been even more spectacular and unfortunately more toxic for the residents of the area.