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Rather Than End Up in a Landfill, Non-Recyclable Glass May Soon Be a Cheaper New Ingredient in Concrete

Australian researchers have developed an exciting new technique for making concrete out of non-recyclable glass that has been turned back into sand. The team found...

Say Bye to Potholes: New Concrete Recipe Can Withstand Road Salt

Say goodbye to the bumps and holes plaguing your road – because this new concrete recipe can now withstand the deterioration of road salt. With...

Listen To This Concrete Organ Played By The Ocean (WATCH)

This soothing melody coming from the stone steps of the shore is enough to make anyone wanna make their bags and take the first flight to Croatia.

De-icing Concrete Can Make Bridges Safer, Airports More Reliable

Like an electric blanket, this slab of concrete promises to keep airport runways warmer and bridges free from ice whenever winter storms strike. Researchers have...
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17 Bears Rescued From Concrete Cages Now Roam on 60 Acres

No matter what you think of PETA, this animal rescue story will warm your heart. Thanks to PETA, the Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon, and the...

Ancient Roman Concrete Reveals Secret to Cutting Carbon Emissions

The chemical secrets of a concrete Roman breakwater that has spent the last 2,000 years submerged in the Mediterranean Sea have been uncovered by...
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Young Indonesians Green Their Concrete City

Young Indonesians are breathing new life into their polluted concrete capital city with little more than buckets of soil and seeds. A group of mostly...
ancient Buddha statue at the Freer Gallery

Twelve Concrete Ways To Live A ‘Compassionate Life’ – Karen Armstrong

From Confucius to Oprah, people have preached compassion for centuries. But how often is it put into practice? Karen Armstrong believes religion should advocate...

Pollution-Eating Concrete Clears Roadway Air

Researchers at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands have tested pollution-eating concrete on about 1,000 square meters of roads in the...

Transforming Abandoned Concrete Bunkers Into Eco Hostels

There are reportedly thousands of abandoned concrete bunkers scattered throughout Albania, remnants of a Communist dictator's paranoia. Now graduate students have developed a plan...

Sanctuary Rescues Lions From Concrete Pens

Nine cubs, and an adult lion and a tiger, rescued from bleak Romanian zoos sniffed the grass and began purring loudly, taking their first...

High above the Concrete are Green Patches of Heaven

You might have to crane your neck to see the most exciting thing happening in places like Kansas City -- in the city and...

As First US State Approves Human Composting, ’The Green Reaper‘ Has Your Guide to Eco-Friendly Burials

The United States is slowly progressing towards more eco-friendly mortuary practices – and Elizabeth Fournier has a guide for how we can join the movement.

Good News in History, March 27

67 years ago, the musical comedy “Singin’ in the Rain”, starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds, premiered at Radio City Music Hall in New...

‘Projects For Good’ – This Ingenious Website Makes it Easier to Change the World!

Unlike Kickstarter which funds creative startups, or GoFundMe which addresses personal needs, Projects for Good was designed for people who want to support the...

Walk Through This Giant Stunning Exhibit Where Van Gogh’s Artwork Comes to Life in Light

This new music and art display in southern France uses 50-foot walls to immerse you in the life and work of Vincent Van Gogh.

New 4-Legged Concept Car Could Change the Game for Emergency Rescue and Handicap Transportation

A car with the ability to climb walls and step over holes using a set of robotic legs could transform the way rescue teams...

Good News in History, December 30

Happy Birthday to Jeff Lynne, the English musician, singer, and record producer, who co-founded the rock band Electric Light Orchestra (ELO). His father bought him his first guitar, an acoustic instrument for £2, which Jeff was still playing in 2012. In 1988 he co-founded the supergroup Traveling Wilburys with George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty. With a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Lynne still tours with ELO today. He just released a LIVE CD/DVD set of his sold out concert this year at Wembley’s 60,000 seat stadium, where he played hits like “Evil Woman,” “Do Ya,” and “Mr. Blue Sky”. WATCH the film’s trailer… (1947)

Celebrity Chefs Are Serving Up Thousands of Meals to California Firefighters and Evacuees

Companies, celebrities, and television chefs are all coming together to assist in the wake of the California wildfires.

Belugas to Become Residents of the World’s First Retirement Home for Ocean Animals in Show Business

These two beluga whales have spent years performing for humans – but soon, they will be the residents of the world's first open sea sanctuary.