Un-TreeHugger: Get Cocoa Puffs (Literally) with Le Whif Chocolate Inhaler

March 3, 2010 by  
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Image via NPR , credit Phase One Photography Sometimes the whole “zero calorie” thing goes too far, like when it comes to enjoying chocolate. The latest thing is a chocolate inhaler called Le Whif

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Awesome Biomimicry: Leaf Veins Inspire New Model for Water and Electricity Distribution Networks

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Lemon leaf with interconnected loops. Photo: RU A team of biophysicists at Rockefeller University recently published a paper in Physical Review Letters about a new way to design distribution networks based on the veins that carry water and nutrients in most tree leaves.

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The World’s Greenest and Meanest National Anthems (Slideshow)

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Photo: Wikipedia National anthems are unique in their ability to stir patriotism, create solidarity, and inspire achievement–which makes them hugely important compositions. In fact, although the tradition of creating a national song didn’t gain popularity until the 19th century, nearly every nation on earth has an anthem of its own today. And, as with all official, political texts, the lyrics to these anthems were selected deliberately to best embody the best qualities of the national identity: Some national anthems celebrate and praise

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