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Tech Firm National Geographic Live-stream Wildebeest Migration

A technology firm has partnered with National Geographic to live-stream the ongoing wildebeest migration. HerdTracker will this week conduct a live broadcast of the wildebeest migration from Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Park to Serengeti in Tanzania. “The migration is one of nature’s greatest spectacles. The river crossings are the main reasons why thousands of travellers […]

Dutch city could be first to pave its streets with recycled plastic bottles, a surface claimed to be greener, quicker to lay and more reliable than asphalt. The Netherlands could become the first country to pave its streets with plastic bottles after Rotterdam city council said it was considering piloting a new type of road […]

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His friends say he is crazy while a UK newspaper called him unbelievably intelligent. He could be both or neither after turning down $1.2million (Sh98million) for an invention cobbled together in his bedroom. Curious why someone could refuse such a big sum, I set out to meet Erik kariuki, a 31-year-old Kenyan inventor based in […]

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It didn’t last long — maybe an hour or so — but for a brief, electrifying moment, the price of energy in the German electricity markets dipped below zero. The reason is demonstrated in a fascinating chart created by Bernard Chabot, a French renewable energy consultant, and published by Renewables International. Germany is one of the […]

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Glow in the dark road markings have been unveiled on a 500m stretch of highway in the Netherlands. The paint contains a “photo-luminising” powder that charges up in the daytime and slowly releases a green glow at night, doing away with the need for streetlights. Interactive artist Daan Roosegaarde teamed up with Dutch civil engineering […]

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