These “New Bananas” Grow In New Zealand… And Taste Like Apples

There’s a new banana on the block. A bunch, actually. Yes – thanks to a collaboration between indigenous farmers in New Zealand and AgResearch scientists, you may now be able to experience a new level of flavor in your bananas… if you’re a Kiwi, that is. The project involves using DNA testing and lab-grown plants to select the ideal banana genetics for New Zealand’s specific climate.

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Innovations Explained: What’s A Unicorn Company?

Yes, it’s true… unicorns are real! No, they don’t have four legs. They don’t have horns, either. In fact, they’re not even an animal… But one thing is certain: They didn’t exist a few decades ago. And now, they’re rising in number. Okay, quit teasing me… what’s a Unicorn Company?!   These days, the term “unicorn” – or should we say, “unicorn company” – refers to

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Why Are People Dumping Ugly “Green Sand” All Over Caribbean Beaches?

Alright, so you’ve just booked your vacation in the Caribbean. It’s been a while since you’ve had any sort of vacation, so you’re especially excited. You quickly drop your things at the hotel, swap into the swimsuit, then rush out to the beach… …only to find it’s turned green. Yes – there’s a decent chance you may stumble across a green beach someday soon. And when

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These Solar Lamps Are Made Out Of Trash (And They Look Awesome)

A new initiative is lighting the way for sustainable power in Mexico – and it’s all thanks to trash! Or at least, stuff you can find in a landfill… or growing out of the ground. That’s right – students at Mexico’s Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey are working with artist Moises Hernández to create sustainable lamps from recyclable components that are often found in landfills – such

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The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide – 2020 Edition!

Dads deserve more than one day a year to celebrate how special they are, right? That’s why this year’s Father’s Day gift has to be epic! But of course… finding something that’ll blow their mind gets tougher every year. Yes, there’s more cool stuff out there than ever before… but finding something that’s both unique and valuable remains a challenge. Lucky for you, we’ve found 10

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