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Jason Momoa posts video of himself shaving off his beard and RIP Khal Drogo

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It’s hard to picture Jason Momoa without his signature beard. That’s because it’s been such a major part of the aesthetics of some of his most notable roles, like Khal Drogo and Aquaman.

But those days are gone. Momoa has kissed goodbye to his facial fuzz (for the first time since 2012, he says). And he filmed himself shaving it off. 

“Goodbye Drogo, goodbye Arthur Curry, goodbye Declan,” said Momoa as he sheared clumps of hair off his face. 

In the video, Momoa says the reason he’s…

This robot can sort recyclable materials without even so much as a peek at them

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Developed by MIT CSAIL, RoCycle is a robotic system that can automatically identify and sort recyclable materials using pressure sensors.

The robot can differentiate between paper, metal, and plastic with 85 percent accuracy just by touching them. Read more…

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This robot can sort recyclable materials without even so much as a peek at them

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Developed by MIT CSAIL, RoCycle is a robotic system that can automatically identify and sort recyclable materials using pressure sensors.

The robot can differentiate between paper, metal, and plastic with 85 percent accuracy just by touching them. Read more…

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Scientists blended an iPhone to dust to show the amount of natural resources it takes to produce just one device

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Researchers at the University of Plymouth blended an iPhone 4S to dust to see what it is made of. Their experiment revealed that producing just one device like the iPhone 4S requires mining 22 to 33 lbs of ore. Read more…

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Smashing aluminum cans makes them harder to recycle

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It is always a good idea to recycle or encourage others to do the same. But crushing an empty container could be a bad idea.  Read more…

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Nestlé making moves to slow the Earth’s decline into plastic hell

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The company says it won’t use plastics straws and some plastic bottles by 2025. While not the first company to grow a conscience about the issue, they are one of the largest. Read more…

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Nestlé making moves to slow the Earth’s decline into plastic hell

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The company says it won’t use plastics straws and some plastic bottles by 2025. While not the first company to grow a conscience about the issue, they are one of the largest. Read more…

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Nestlé making moves to slow the Earth’s decline into plastic hell

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The company says it won’t use plastics straws and some plastic bottles by 2025. While not the first company to grow a conscience about the issue, they are one of the largest. Read more…

More about Mashable Video, Climate Change, Plastic Waste, Recycling, and Nestle

Nestlé making moves to slow the Earth’s decline into plastic hell

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The company says it won’t use plastics straws and some plastic bottles by 2025. While not the first company to grow a conscience about the issue, they are one of the largest. Read more…

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Nestlé making moves to slow the Earth’s decline into plastic hell

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The company says it won’t use plastics straws and some plastic bottles by 2025. While not the first company to grow a conscience about the issue, they are one of the largest. Read more…

More about Mashable Video, Climate Change, Plastic Waste, Recycling, and Nestle