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Bio Plastics – A Green Alternative

Bio Plastics – A Green Alternative

Gathered around a table, researchers and scientists from a plastic manufacturing firm anxiously stare into a Petri dish not knowing whether their latest experiment will produce the solution they have so desperately been in search of.

One scientist carefully removes …

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The Louvre: A Journey Through Time

The Louvre: A Journey Through Time

There are certain places in this world where you simply feel history around you. Cobblestone roads, ancient architecture, old artwork, the smell of dust in the air – it’s almost like you’ve been transported back in time. One such place …

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Starbucks Cups: A Need for Change

Starbucks Cups: A Need for Change

Last month, Starbucks launched a $10 million grant challenge to solicit new designs for a cup that’s more environmentally friendly.

Coffee cups wreak havoc on our environment and are a nightmare when it comes to recycling. A majority of coffee …

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Thinking Outside the Box: Creative Packaging Designs

Thinking Outside the Box: Creative Packaging Designs

Unless you possess the power of mind control, getting consumers interested in a product isn’t an easy enterprise. Marketing and advertising campaigns are reliable methods, but there’s another way to transform the public perception of your product: creative packaging. This …

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Building the Pyramids of Giza

Building the Pyramids of Giza

It’s hard not to compare yourself to those who inspire you. In a world where it feels like everything has been done before, it’s difficult not to look back at the some of ‘The Greats’ with idolization. But, upon closer …

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Flyleather – A Sustainable Leather Solution

Flyleather – A Sustainable Leather Solution

Time after time, athletes from around the world step up to the starting line, to home plate, to the foul line, expecting their footwear to help them perform and carry their team to victory. Having the right type of footwear …

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Metals: From Raw Strength to Practical Use

Metals: From Raw Strength to Practical Use

In theory, science appears to be a concrete practice. Facts, figures, conclusions, analyses- these processes don’t leave a lot of room for creative interpretation. There are, however, some subjects where science can become more speculation than fact. Take metals, for …

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3D Printing Helps Reinvent Fabric

3D Printing Helps Reinvent Fabric

Paul Casillas grew up around fabric. His mother, a fashion designer in Spain, helped spark his interest in textiles at a young age, and he was always intrigued by how materials were designed. Today, Casillas, a systems engineer at NASA’s …

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A Colorful World

A Colorful World

We read newspapers, books, and magazines on a daily basis. We display pictures on our refrigerators, take notes in our notebooks, and even sketch out the occasional doodle on the side of our papers. We buy products made using ink, …

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LEGO – Sustainable Manufacturing

LEGO – Sustainable Manufacturing

Three years ago, LEGO set out on a mission to develop a sustainable solution that would have a positive impact on both their production line and the environment.

After setting up their Sustainable Materials Center, a $155 million initiative, LEGO …

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