Tag Archive | TED (conference)

My dream: to be able to drive a virus-powered car — Angela Belcher

My dream: to be able to drive a virus-powered car — Angela Belcher

Angela Belcher’s TED Talk presentation is anything but a fluff piece. However, her discussion reveals the kind of exciting scientific discovery driving the future of sustainable energy. Clean, renewable energy awaits a society with the vision and willingness to invest in green technology. We boast some of the sharpest scientific minds on the planet. By no coincidence, many have focused their R&D efforts on finding solutions for an Earth that cannot indefinitely endure environmental damage from greenhouse gasses and global warming.

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I’m Dying to Wear My Mushroom Death Suit

I’m Dying to Wear My Mushroom Death Suit

Ironically, mourners pay respects to loved ones through strange rituals founded on the fear of death and eagerness to deny impending decomposition. Consequently, western style internment pickles people with chemical preservatives to delay their return to dust. We go to ground as biohazards, pumped full of formaldehyde, plugged and repaired with cosmetic fillers that seal in as many as 219 toxic pollutants absorbed throughout our mortality.