Behold! A Power Generator That Runs On Spit

This is what we call “alternative energy.” Saliva-powered micro-sized microbial fuel cells can produce minute amounts of energy sufficient to run on-chip applications, according to an international team of engineers. Bruce E. Logan, Evan Pugh Professor and Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering, Penn State, credited the idea to fellow researcher Justine E. Mink. “The idea…

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Just Told Us To Stop Throwing Tantrums And Instead Do Yoga

Thanks! We’ll take that advice to heart! America’s leaders should stop throwing “childish tantrums” over the annexation of Crimea and instead “do yoga”, a Russian official said on Thursday, in a caustic intervention in the confrontation between Moscow and Washington. Sergei Rybakov, Russia’s deputy foreign minister, said decisions by the US to end military and…

Marvel Has Movies Planned Through 2028

Wow. This is referencing Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige: Or perhaps Iger has a built-in GPS for acquiring studios that can tell stories. Much of Marvel’s success can be attributed to Feige. He has a special understanding of comics, fans, superheroes, and narrative. He concedes that Marvel won’t recover the film rights to Spider-Man or…