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91%VideoJul 2013

Ecovative's mushroom tiny house

(3:00) Mushrooms are the basis for Ecovative's eco-friendly packaging and insulating material.


90%VideoOct 2010

Dan Nocera - Personalised energy is the future

MIT Professor Dan Nocera believes he can solve the world's energy problems with an Olympic-sized pool of water. 21:45 long. After such a claim, how could you not be curious.


90%VideoJul 2013

Solar power that runs all day and all night

(4:34) Spanish concentrated solar thermal power plant uses molten salt storage technology to produce 24 hour power on an industrial scale.


89%VideoJun 2012

Mining minerals from sea water

(3:02) Imagine a mining industry that is in harmony with nature. Is that possible?


89%AnimationJun 2010

The Salter Sink, a simple way to control hurricanes

(1:50) Intellectual Ventures, co-founded by former Microsoft chief technology officer Nathan Myhrvold, propose the Salter Sink as a practical way to control hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico.


89%VideoFeb 2010

Bill Gates - The quest for zero-carbon emissions

(29:33) One of the planet's richest men, the man who created the miracle of Microsoft, and a very generous philanthropist, puts his money behind Terrapower, a nuclear solution - but one that makes a lot of sense.

89%VideoJul 2013

World's first solar powered family car

(1:30) Dutch university students have created the world's first solar-panelled family saloon.


89%VideoOct 2010

Why don't we make more use of the sun?

R5800 Solar Death Ray, made from a satellite dish, covered in over 5000 one centimetre mirror tiles. Properly aligned, it can melt steel, vaporise aluminium, boil concrete, and turn dirt into lava. The power of 5000 suns from an ordinary fibreglass satellite dish.


89%VideoAug 2010

Machine converts plastic back to oil

Plastic is made from oil, so it's probably not difficult to convert it back. At least those were the thoughts of Akinori Ito embarking on a mission to invent a machine to do just that.


88%VideoJun 2011

How to fix global warming

Priceless solution to solving the problem that has so far stumped our best minds