• The Icepod cometh

    Say what you want about the cult of Apple and the insane proliferation of the iPod, but the little devices can take a licking and keep on ticking. Or rather, they can take a freezing, and keep on pleasing! Andrew Robulack found an iPod frozen into the ice, and pried it free. To his surprise, it worked! Read More

  • New technology to recover plastics from junk developed

    Mitsubishi Electric announced on Wednesday that they, as Japan’s first company, have developed a technology that makes it possible to automatically separate plastics from scrapped electronic devices [JP]. The company says that removing plastics from scrapped electronic devices is usually a complicated process due to resins getting mixed up in the shards. Using the Mitsubishi technology… Read More