Your Amazon boxes could be turned into biofuel

Lee’s team cultivated yeast down a certain evolutionary path to create a microorganism that could turn all of the available sugars in cardboard into fats. And the yeast doesn’t just munch cardboard: It can process any common paper, as well as waste plant matter from farming and logging. In this sense, Lee’s approach to producing […]

Advent-turous Gift Guide: 28 Unexpected Christmas Calendars to Crack Open Right Now

For Big Crystal Energy If there was ever a year to start seriously practicing self-care and spiritual wellness, it’s 2020 and Smudge’s 10-day calendar can help add magic, meditation, and mojo to the lives of anyone who needs them. It’s drawers are bursting with simple rituals and the aura-rebalancing, stress-relieving, cosmic-cleaning tools like a pyrite […]

Hainan leads nation in banning plastics

A new rule — Regulation of Hainan Special Economic Zone on the Prohibition of Disposable Non-degradable Plastic Products — stipulates that starting Tuesday the use, production and sale of non-degradable plastic bags, plastic dining utensils and other disposable non-degradable plastics will be banned across the province and economic zone.

No more Primark shopping nightmares! Former sales assistant reveals the tricks that can help you bag a discount and find sizes that appear to be sold out at the retail giant

‘On very rare occasions, if it’s supposed to be on sale and we have to get our supervisor to go and check to see if the other ones are on sale and how much it is, and only then can they put the price down.

Lego vows to spend £310m to transform its bricks using sustainable materials

“We have been exploring alternatives for some time and the passion and ideas from children inspired us to begin to make the change” chief executive Niels Christiansen said.

Meet the new generation of puzzle makers bringing mystery to your door

A sense of immersion is key to making that feeling of discovery really work, Merzouk said, which admittedly “can be a challenge” to create for players who are in their own homes. Society of Curiosities works to allow players to “feel like you’re part of the adventure in a way that doesn’t require you to […]

No goals for Chelsea, Sevilla in London

Man of the Match Ivan Rakitic impressed and Edouard Mendy showed control of the Chelsea box, but Sevilla keeper Yassine Bounou a.k.a. Bono continues to impress against PL opposition. The man who helped Sevilla kick Manchester United out of the Europa League finished Tuesday with four saves and 9-of-14 completion on long passes.

BJ’s Cyber Week deals: Samsung Tab S7, AirPods Pro, more

Samsung Tab S7 for $659.99 $100 off If you’re looking for a deal on Samsung’s latest and greatest Android tablet, BJ’s has you covered with this $100 discount on the Tab S7, the first tablet available in the US that supports 5G connectivity. It comes with an11-inch 2,560×1,600 display, 6GB of RAM, 128GB SSD, fingerprint […]

Best PC games

Role-playing Game Persona 4 Golden For years, the only way to play Persona 4 Golden was on Sony’s all-but-abandoned PlayStation Vita, but in a surprise mid-2020 announcement, Sega decided to bring the game over to PC. Persona 4 Golden is the only game in the franchise on PC, but thankfully, it’s one of the best. Atlus nailed the […]

Bloke sparks MAJOR debate after auditing a tub of Quality Street – and is outraged to find 11 orange creams

And Brits should throw away their Christmas tree if they spot a walnut-sized lump as it could be a cluster of praying mantis eggs.