Sci & Tech

Education Can Be Beamed To Poor, Rural Areas With This New Device

With knowing comes the ability to introduce change and improve one’s status of well-being. But in locations where there is little access to education or inability to connect to the internet (through which free resources might be obtained), the tools needed to improve one’s quality of life are rarely available. For this reason, the company […]

5 Countries That Prove the World Doesn’t Need Fossil Fuels

5 Countries That Prove the World Doesn’t Need Fossil Fuels

A decade ago, the renewable energy movement faced an uphill battle. Today, environmentally-minded nations of the world increasingly embrace alternative energy sources. These countries now lead the way toward a future free of petroleum and dirty energy. In the process, they save significant amounts of money on national energy costs while preserving and protecting the […]

Nike Partnered With A Disabled Teen To Create An Easy-Entry Shoe, And It’s Incredible!

“If you have a body, you are an athlete,” said the co-founder of Nike, Bill Bowerman. And for those who have at any time in their life been inspired to be the best versions of themselves, such a statement is not only empowering, its truth.  For 16-year-old Matthew Walzer, Bowerman’s declaration was inspiration enough to believe […]

The Netherlands To Construct Recycled Plastic Roads That Snap Together Like Legos!

The Netherlands To Construct Recycled Plastic Roads That Snap Together Like Legos!

A company in the Netherlands is paving the way  – literally – to a more sustainable world by replacing asphalt and concrete roads with pre-fabricated recycled plastic tiles. Created by KWS Infra, the “PlasticRoad” material would not only benefit the environment, it would reduce plastic waste headed for landfills. That means the trash you intend […]

Researchers Invent Nano-Tires That Harvest Energy From Friction

Researchers Invent Nano-Tires That Harvest Energy From Friction

As TrueActivist has shared before, there’s a lot of  energy to be harvested from human activity. And now, researchers have developed a nano-tire that may potentially improve a vehicle’s efficiency by 10% if deployed on a real-world scale. University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists have successfully developed a car tire that can harvest energy from friction. When […]

Solar-Powered Plane Breaks Record For Longest Non-Stop Flight!

Solar-Powered Plane Breaks Record For Longest Non-Stop Flight!

A plane powered by the sun recently landed in Hawaii after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. The pilot, Andre Borschberg, and his single-seat aircraft finished the journey and landed at Kalaeloa, a small airport outside Honolulu July 3rd, 2015. What made the trip such a success? Borschberg’s 118-hour voyage from […]