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Here Are 9 Essentials for All of the Crazy Campers out There

Obviously, it& 39;s not the best time for camping right now if you live in the North Hemisphere, but there are also some people who like to enjoy the cold weather outside, in nature.But camping is always a good idea. Whether it& 39;s summer or winter, or it& 39;s on the beach or out in the forest, with your friends or your significant other, it& 39;ll never not give you good times.
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Dutch Startup Creates 'Living Coffin' That's Grown, Not Built

The coffin, by Loop, is made of mycelium, the natural underground fungal network of mushrooms.September 16, 2020Dutch startup Loop has claimed a world first by providing a coffin for a funeral that was filled with moss and was grown, rather than built, out of mycelium, the fungal roots that form a vast underground network that is vital for the health of ecosystems worldwide.
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Pedal Through Unused Train Tracks with Electric-Powered Railbikes

The experience was created to repurpose a historic railway line.August 28, 2020Historic railway lines across the U.S. are getting their own taste of electric -- Skunk Train is repurposing unused train tracks as adventurous tour routes; however, the concept comes with a twist: instead of riding the rails with a train, you pedal an electric-powered railbike.
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Why Did People Use Iodine Pills After Chernobyl?

The Chernobyl disaster has been brought back up to the forefront of public discussion in recent months thanks to the miniseries on HBO. One notable aspect of that miniseries that people are now wondering about is the usage of iodine pills following the disaster.In a notable scene in the first episode, one of the nurses asks the doctor whether they have iodine pills on hand to treat the radiation.
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The Science behind The Martian

October 27, 2015 Image Source:HIRISE, Mars The Martian starring Matt Damon shows us what it might take for a single person to survive on Mars until possible rescue. Without giving away the plot, Matt Damon’s character, Astronaut Mark Watney needs to find a way to grow plants on Mars in order to stay alive and the terraforming he does is pretty accurate.
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BMW to End Production of the i8 Hybrid Sports Car

BMW is all in with electric vehicles as demand takes off.January 14, 2020With demand for electric vehicles growing, BMW has moved to cancel the production of the i8 hybrid sports car, which it had been selling since 2014.BMW told Autocar instead of churning out plug-in hybrids it& 39;s focusing on new electric vehicles including a compact SUV, full-size SUV, and sedan.
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