Wood Nanocrystals Are Like Carbon FIber Only Lighter, Stronger, And…

The US Forest Products Laboratory, taking a break from their lucrative pinecone-powered robotics projects, have opened a new $1.7 million pilot plant around Madison, WI to develop new nanocellulose materials. The new wood-based materials can be stronger and lighter than both Kevlar and carbon fiber, at about ten… » 9/04/12 3:00pm 9/04/12 3:00pm

Scandinavia's Secret Car Graveyard

Hundreds of abandoned classic cars grow like trees in a misty Scandinavian forest that looks like it's straight out of a fairy tale. Here's how, with some U.S. Army help, 200 cars found their way into this forest to die. » 9/13/10 12:00pm 9/13/10 12:00pm