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Historian Believes the Holy Grail and Lost Ark of the Covenant May be Hidden Under This House in English Countryside

A real-life Indiana Jones believes he may have found the secret location of the Holy Grail and the Ark of the Covenant—under a house in Staffordshire. Historian and anthropologist David Adkins is convinced that priceless treasures, which were taken from Jerusalem in 1307, were stashed beneath Sinai Park House in Burton-on-Trent. He claims to have […]

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NASA Measures Interior of Mars for the First time, Revealing Huge Liquid Core

In the first ever measurement of another planet’s core, seismography conducted over several Martian years have revealed the liquid metal core is softer than expected—more like a Mars-mellow than a Mars Bar. While the recently arrived Perseverance rover has been hoovering up much of the Mars-related attention, a trio of recently published papers that measured […]

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Company Says its Multi-Day Storage Batteries For Renewable Energy Are the Holy Grail We’ve Been Waiting For

Unshrouded from years of secret work, an energy startup in Massachusetts is claiming that in a few years they can produce at scale “the battery you need to fully retire coal and natural gas plants.” Solving the key challenge with renewable energy—that of storage, Form Energy’s new battery technology, which they’re calling the “Holy Grail,” […]

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Recycling

Get Back to the Basics: Know How Recycling Works To Make It Effective

Recycling goes back farther than you might think. In the 1800s, collectors were known as “ragmen.” They would go from home to home looking to purchase people’s old rags. The ragmen sold those rags to industries that turned them into paper.At the same time, workers at local garbage sites would sort through the trash that […]

Biden Says Domestic Terrorism Is Top Threat, Nominates Domestic Terrorist To Run Agency

From early on, the Biden administration has urged the need to combat “domestic terrorism” and touted a high standard of “ethics.” Joe Biden shot gaping holes in the sincerity and credibility of both goals when he nominated an ethically compromised…

Chula Successfully Converts Carbon Dioxide to Methanol – Reduces Global Warming, and Adds Value to the Circular Economy – Newswise

Newswise — An Engineering professor, Chulalongkorn University has successfully converted carbon dioxide to methanol via a thermochemical method that consumes less energy and provides more yield, providing an alternative solution to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and stimulate the circular economy….

The hidden culprit killing lithium-metal batteries from the inside

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) The first nanoscale images ever taken inside intact, lithium-metal coin batteries (also called button cells or watch batteries) challenge prevailing theories and could help make future high-performance batteries, such as for electric vehicles, safer, more powerful and longer lasting.

Asegun Henry has a big idea for tackling climate change: Store up the sun – MIT News

Asegun Henry has a bold idea to save the world. He believes the key to reducing carbon emissions, and mitigating further climate change, lies in our ability to box up the sun.   Today, much of the renewable energy that’s…

Recycling

Restaurants That Focus on the Best Recycling Practices

In 2018, over 292 million tons of waste were generated in the U.S. It breaks down to almost 5 pounds per person, per day. Everyone needs to make an effort to reduce waste. It’s not just a problem for consumers. It’s something that hotels, restaurants, industrial companies, retailers, schools, government agencies, manufacturing plants, and consumers […]

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