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An 80-Year-Old Man With Dementia Was Just Rescued Thanks to These Search Dogs
An 80-year-old man with dementia who went missing during a walk was found safe and sound by a team from New England K-9 Search and Rescue. The man had been missing for hours before authorities were notified and had left home about two hours earlier. With the help of handler Daniel Lampignano and his 7-year-old German shepherd, Logan, the man was located in the woods and brought to safety, emphasizing the incredible work that search and rescue teams and their dedicated dogs do in helping find missing individuals and bring them home.
Three Times That Solar Eclipses Transformed Science
Total solar eclipses have sparked scientific progress for centuries, from discovering new elements to testing novel theories of gravity. The upcoming eclipse in April will sweep across North America. Three pivotal eclipse moments include Halley predicting an eclipse in 1715, Janssen discovering helium during a total solar eclipse in 1868, and Eddington proving Einstein's theory of general relativity during an eclipse in 1919. These celestial events continue to shape our understanding of the universe and propel us towards future astronomical discoveries.
Woodchip-Powered Cars: How Biographite is Making EV Batteries More Sustainable
A New Zealand company is making biographite from woodchips for EV batteries, reducing reliance on international supplies. CarbonScape's sustainable process captures carbon emissions and cuts CO2 by producing close to battery factories. The startup aims to help Europe reduce dependence on other countries for lithium-ion batteries with their eco-friendly alternative graphite. With funding secured, commercial biographite plants in Europe and the US are set to meet booming demand as the world faces a looming global supply deficit of graphite by 2030.
Here are the Delicious Canadian Treats Artemis 2 Astronauts Will Enjoy in Space
Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen and his crew will be enjoying Canadian maple cream cookies, smoked salmon, and other delicious treats on their upcoming moon mission in 2025. The menu for the Artemis 2 mission includes carefully selected foods that meet space travel requirements. Despite differences in table manners between Earth and space, astronauts like Hansen are ensuring they eat cleanly while enjoying their meals. The team of astronauts will bring some ISS food traditions to the moon journey as they prepare for this historic adventure together.
21 Black Rhinos Were Successfully Moved to a Sanctuary in Kenya
In a heartwarming victory for conservation efforts, the Kenya Wildlife Service successfully relocated 21 eastern black rhinos to establish a new breeding population at Loisaba Conservancy.
This Man Spent 50 Years Transforming Old Barns Into New Homes
For 50 years, Tom Webster has been rescuing antique Suffolk barns and repurposing them into new homes and restaurants with his son. They meticulously label each beam before dismantling and rebuilding the structures, even taking their preservation work overseas.
This Adorable Calf With Heart-Shaped Spot Has People Everywhere Falling in Love
An Oklahoma farm welcomed a cute calf with a heart-shaped spot on her head named Cupid. Casey Merchen shared that the spot evolved into a heart shape over time and posted adorable photos of Cupid on social media.
In Pictures: See February's Full Snow Moon Light Up the Sky Around the World
Skywatchers around the world captured stunning images of February's Snow Moon, the smallest full moon of 2024. Despite its diminutive size, astrophotographers still managed to snap some impactful photos.
Inside the World's First Zero-Waste Restaurant
At Silo, the world's first zero-waste restaurant, founder Douglas McMaster is leading a revolution in waste management. With a 'bin-first' approach to menu design, they compost what isn't served and recycle any packaging.
This Retiree Adopts Senior Dogs to Give Them the Best Last Years Ever
Steve Greig, devastated by the loss of his dog Wolfgang in 2012, found healing by adopting senior dogs. The retired accountant from Denver now cares for 11 elderly canines and shares their journey on Instagram with over a million followers. Each adoption brings new rewards and colors to his life, turning pain into purpose. Greig encourages others to consider adopting senior pets, as they are often the best versions of themselves just like people are in their twilight years.
A New Breakthrough Has Brought Us One Step Closer to Greener "Water Batteries"
An RMIT-led research team has developed recyclable "water batteries" that could replace lead-acid batteries, using a safer and greener approach. These water batteries use pure water with additives instead of hazardous chemicals, making them easy to recycle without pollution risks. The technology offers advantages like fire prevention, lower costs, and potential for household or solar power storage applications.