The 104th Tour de France ended with Chris Froome wearing the yellow jersey and logging fastest overall time. Check out some of the best moments from cycling’s greatest race with GoPro who was in the middle of it all.
South-to-North Water Transfer Project: The huge populations filling China’s northern megacities have a shortage of the single most necessary resource for life: water. To solve that problem, the Chinese will soon be moving 44.8 billion cubic meters of fresh water each year from the wetter South to the dryer North.
We tend to imagine that we can only become addicted to a few sorts of things. But real addiction is about using something, anything, to keep our real emotions, fears and hopes at bay. There are many more addicts among us than we think.
Researchers at Stanford University developed a soft, squishy robot that “grows” like a vine and can squeeze through tight spaces. It can also lift heavy objects, which makes it potentially ideal for search-and-rescue operations.
Kaden Casebolt, 5, has Osteogenesis Imperfecta, meaning his bones can break from sneezing. Despite his fragility, the superhero-obsessed boy loves dressing up as his heroes.
In assessing what material things are important and worth paying attention to, we’re oddly prejudiced against cheapness – and frustratingly drawn to the expensive, for reasons that don’t necessarily stand up to examination.