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Discarded Palm Leaves for Waste Water Treatment

Discarded Palm Leaves for Waste Water Treatment

Date palms are reminiscent of oasis. Dates from the date farms in Middle East are savored world over as this region’s special offering. But little do we know that the palm leaves from date farming are a major waste product that gets discarded by the ton. Researchers from the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Oman have […]

How Much is a Second Hand iPhone Worth?

If you’ve been asking yourself “How much can I sell my iPhone for?” you may be slightly confused at all numbers being thrown around. Being a highly sought after product, these devices only tend to become extremely cheap once they become technologically defunct, so you can always make some good money selling a recent model. Find all […]

Nail House

Nail House: A Lone Man’s Fight Against Urban Re-Development in China

Situated in the Zhejiang province of China, this single house is an epitome of one man’s struggle to resist urban re-development. The entire neighborhood in this province of China was demolished to build a highway. Owned by Luo Baogen and his wife, this house is the only survivor among a whole neighborhood of houses in […]