Now, in addition to producing "great cheese," California's happy cows will also be providing power to its residents. Earlier this week, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), California's utility company in collaboration with BioEnergy Solutions, unveiled a system that will collect manure (cow poop) from a dairy farm and refine it into biogas, (almost the same as natural gas).
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If these determined runners look a little different from your normal sprinters - they are. They are on a very important mission - a quest to win 10,000 euros (about 12,000 U.S. Dollars), towards a shopping spree. The only wrinkle - they have to ditch their sneakers for stilettos (high heeled shoes).
Just as you are getting used to a two-wheeler - comes a five wheeler, except it is way cooler! The StreetSurfer is the first real innovation in bicycles since their invention in 1818, and people who have ridden it claim that it is much better in many aspects.
Inspired by the Common Swift (a kind of bird), one of nature's most efficient flyers, the RoboSwift, is a small aircraft designed by aerospace engineering students at Delft University of Technology and Wageningen University in the Netherlands.
Knut the adorable polar bear made headlines last year, when his mother a resident of the Berlin Zoo in German, abandoned him. Since then, Knut has become a star of sorts, with a book about his life, his own blog and now a documentary on the first year of his life.
If you ask the snow monkeys in Japan, there is nothing like a dip in the hot tub to beat the chill! On cold winter days hundreds of them can be spotted in the hot springs of Jigokudani Valley (Hell's Valley), in Central Japan.