One of the challenges that humans face with space exploration is the lack of oxygen throughout much of the universe. Unfortunately our plant life that gives us our oxygen may not flourish in a zero gravity environment so we have to look for other ways to produce oxygen.
Julian Melchiorri, a Royal College of Art graduate claims to have created the first biologically functional leaf that can take in carbon dioxide, light and water to release oxygen. Apart from space exploration, these leaves can be used for oxygen producing lampshades or for the ventilation systems in large buildings.
TD turned an ATM into an ‘Automated Thanking Machine’ for one day and surprised customers with gifts. The video titled ‘Sometimes you just want to say thank you’ has already generated over 2 million hits in a week.
In addition to these lucky customers, TD also gave 30,000 other customers either a $20 bill in store or a deposit directly into their bank accounts. I’d love to see more banks thanking their customers and embracing these sorts of marketing strategies!
Only yesterday I was watching the leaked cam version of this, that kept getting pulled from YouTube. Now we have the Hi-Res version, just released by Blur Studios in it’s entire awesomeness.
This is apparently just a sample of an 8 minute test reel made by Tim Miller’s Blur Studios. This footage is now a couple of years old though and no indication of a release date for the whole movie.
edit: video might be taken down by the time you watch it.
These farmers from the Ivory Coast have been growing and selling cocoa for decades but have never had the opportunity to taste chocolate. See how they react after trying chocolate for the first time.
While the Ivory Coast is one of the largest producers of cocoa, the country has been heavily criticized in recent years for using child labor in the production of cocoa.
You may remember Richard Norris from back in 2012 when he underwent one of the most complicated facial transplant surgeries in history. Now he’s on the front cover of GQ magazine and he looks amazing!