One of the reasons electric cars are still not very widespread is that they can take hours to charge. But that may soon change: researchers at Pennsylvania State University have developed a new lithium-ion battery that charges in as little as 10 minutes.
With plenty of misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and other scientific topics floating around social media, you need to read science stories, even well-known publications, with caution.
It looks like leather, and feels like leather - but it's actually made out of apples! A Swiss company is breaking new ground in the fashion industry with a unique, vegan handbag collection. Made of fruit waste.
Plastic cups and PET bottles will soon be things of the past, as biodegradable and plastic-free packaging is being developed for beverages as well. We introduce some companies that package milk in a sugar crust, coffee in coffee-bean husks, water in sea algae and beer in cardboard.
It's not easy being an passionated chess player while having small talk with non players. Stand-up comedian Pavel Tomes decided to conduct a self-interview to answer all dumb questions once and for all.
Exceptional artist and eccentric Salvador Dali would have been 115 years old this year. In the virtual world at least, he can now blow out the candles on his birthday cake: The Dali Museum has brought him back to life with Deepfake in the Dali Lives experience.
A revolutionary computer game is teaching kids to code in a playful way. Originally designed to encourage girls to take up programming, with its cool graphics and entertaining story, Erase all Kittens is unisex and timeless.
The Open Book project offers holidaymakers a very special experience: In the Scottish village of Wigtown, visitors can run an independent book shop for up to six weeks. What may sound like a pretty unspectacular holiday adventure is actually fully booked on Airbnb for years to come.
Dozens of films have explored the life of Vincent van Gogh. Now, for the first time, his story is being told entirely through van-Gogh-style oil paintings and the painter’s death is recounted as a thriller: was it suicide or something more sinister?
While many of us wrestle with the crucial question, “to eat or not to eat”, a lot of labs and companies are experimenting with virtual reality food. But what on earth is it? And does it involve real eating at all?
“Become the person you are” – the secret to happiness we all carry inside. Knowing yourself better gives you more freedom to make choices and make your life so much happier. Philosophical self-reflection can help you get there.
Children and adults all over the world love creative toys like LEGO® bricks, but bricks from different brands usually don’t fit together. MakerBrane modules offer the solution: they allow you to link up anything and everything and build whatever you like.