For The Cost Of An iPhone, You Can Now Buy A Wind Turbine That Can Power An Entire House For A Lifetime

By: Sainul Abudheen K/Educate Inspire Change  Indian startup Avant Garde Innovations has developed a low-cost wind turbine that can generate 3-5 kW hours of electricity daily. Soon after assuming office, Kerala (southern state of India) Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan kicked up a storm by publicly supporting the Athirappilly hydroelectric project, which environmentalists said, if implemented, would create…

‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Shows White Hollywood How to Properly Make a Live-Action Anime Film

By: Carl Samson/Next Shark  Warner Bros. Japan has released a new trailer for the live-action adaptation of “Fullmetal Alchemist”, the popular anime series that follows two brothers trying to resurrect their deceased mother through alchemy. Fans were quick to compare the upcoming film to the recent live-action “Ghost In The Shell,” which flopped at the box…

Lifelike ‘Succulent Cakes’ Turn Prickly Plants into Delicious Desserts

By:  Kelly Richman-Abdou/My Modern Met Just last month, we developed a sweet tooth for the spring-themed buttercream creations of Instagram’s best bakers, like Jakarta-based Ivenoven. In addition to her floral treats, Ivenoeven also celebrates nature with her lush and lifelike succulent cakes. Much like her flower cakes, Ivenoven’s succulent-inspired sweets feature flora sculpted with frosting made from…

Italians Are The World’s Healthiest People

By: Katherine Martinko/Treehugger Despite a stagnant economy and high youth unemployment, Italians are the epitome of health and longevity. Italians are the world’s healthiest people, according to the latest Global Health Index by Bloomberg. A child born today in Italy, raised on a diet that includes plenty of pasta, bread, cheese, meat, and wine, can expect…