Game-Changing Search Engine Ecosia Plants Trees While You Surf the Web

It’s time for some uplifting news. A search engine has been setting a new precedent by planting trees with every search you make. With over 15 million active users, you can watch the live tally on their site, where the number of trees that will be planted creeps ever close to 100 million. Their active users jumped in 2019 from eight million to a whopping 15 million, and they’re still on the up. With Ecosia’s agenda to help reforest our planet, they sound too good to be true.

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This Engineer Is Redefining Mobile Homes by Moving Into an Old Boeing 727 Airplane

Most people don’t look forward to being on a plane for too long. Some people are scared of flying, most, however, just find the small seats uncomfortable. But this isn’t the case for Bruce Campbell, an engineer who decided to permanently live in a decommissioned Boeing 727. The plane is still in the midst of renovations as Campbell converts this passenger jet into a functional and cozy home.

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Meet General Sherman: The World’s Oldest and Biggest Standing Tree

If you got to California anytime soon, be sure to check out the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park. There, among other cool things, you will find some of the world’s biggest and oldest trees. Some are thousands of years old. And among these awesome monsters, stands General Sherman – the biggest and oldest tree in the world. At almost 300 feet tall, and 37 feet wide, this thing is an absolute beast. We “highly” recommend coming in for a closer look.

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Paris Is Turning Its Unused Parking Lots Into Organic Mushroom Farms

When you think of Paris, you probably don’t think of unused parking lots and mushrooms. What you probably imagine are romantic walks along the Seine, delicious pastries from famous French bakeries, and a melting pot of culture and history. And while this city may be timeless, it also seems to be moving with the times. In fact, modern inventions and companies are taking over – just like this company, which is using abandoned underground parking lots to spark a mushroom revolution.

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She Survived a Battle With Cancer and Now This Woman Will Become the Youngest Person Ever To Go To Space

Sometimes life can deal you with a tough deck of cards. Many people struggle through difficult times, and they often feel as though they’ll stay at rock bottom for the rest of their days. However, it’s important to remember that happier days are always on the horizon – even if it doesn’t seem like it. And for one cancer survivor, happier days will be found outside of our orbit. That’s because Hayley Arceneaux will become the youngest person to ever go into space.

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Now That AI Can Recreate the Most Famous Art Masterpieces We Know the Future Is Here

For better or for worse the age of synthetic media is here. We’re getting to the point where artificial intelligence can create its own videos, images, and sounds clips. Among the cool projects out there is Timecraft, created by MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Using new machine learning techniques, it can deduce how a painting was made and recreate it in real time, producing a time-lapse video of the masterpiece coming to life.

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Scientists Successfully Create Flowers That Glow After Unlocking DNA Secrets of Luminous Mushrooms

It may sound like something out of science fiction, but it totally true. After editing the DNA of a bioluminescent mushroom, researchers at Planta managed to transfer the genetic code into a tobacco plant. It’s a huge and exciting accomplishment in the world of science, as it opens up possibilities for other glow-in-the-dark living organisms. Plants, flowers, and who knows what else could undergo the process that gives them a “pleasant green aura that emanates from their living energy,” the researchers explained. And it’s simply magical to behold the results.

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