Teaching Kids to Love the Great Outdoors (in a World of Video Games)

December 28, 2017 by  
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IKEA’s new app lets you try out furniture in virtual reality

April 6, 2016 by  
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Have you ever wanted to see how a new piece of furniture might look in your home before buying it? If IKEA has a say, that may soon be a normal part of your home shopping experience. The Swedish furniture giant just released a virtual reality app that will allow users to explore and customize their kitchen in a whole new way. The program, called the IKEA VR Experience, is part of a pilot meant to test how consumers respond to virtual reality technology. Read the rest of IKEA’s new app lets you try out furniture in virtual reality

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Cheap, Biodegradable Sugar Batteries Could Power Gadgets Within Three Years

January 23, 2014 by  
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A research team from Virginia Tech led by Y.H. Percival Zhang just developed a battery that runs on natural sugar that could replace conventional batteries within three years. The sugar battery is cheap, refillable, and biodegradable, and it could be used to power cell phones, tablets, video games and other electronic gadgets in the future. “Sugar is a perfect energy storage compound in nature,” Zhang said. “So it’s only logical that we try to harness this natural power in an environmentally friendly way to produce a battery.” Read the rest of Cheap, Biodegradable Sugar Batteries Could Power Gadgets Within Three Years Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: batteries , battery , biodegradable batteries , gadgets , renewable energy , sugar , sugar batteries , virginia tech        

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Wild, Adventurous Treehouse Teaches Boy Scouts About Sustainability

January 23, 2014 by  
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Amusing Ourselves to Wealth

July 6, 2010 by  
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One of the greatest challenges for the upcoming generation of leaders, active citizens, and responsible adults is to figure ways to reclaim balanced lifestyles from a contrived system of over-consumption, credit card debt, and unsustainable, unhealthy choices.

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Jump into Untamed Adventure with Wild Recon

January 4, 2010 by  
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Image credit: DCL As a child in South Africa, Donald Shultz didn’t have much interest in video games or neighborhood soccer. Instead, he was wandering deep into the bush, searching for venomous snakes

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