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Compelling Ad For Earth Hour 2016 Predicts A Hopeful Future And A Better Earth.

This compelling ad campaign depicts that Earth Hour is more than a “lights-off” event.

The world is changing fast and with this comes some disturbing environmental issues like climate change. Aside from its natural causes are those related to human activity. Hence, making us partly responsible for the destruction of our own planet and sadly, we also reap the wrath of nature.

In celebration of the upcoming Earth Hour 2016, Iris Singapore and World Wildlife Fund collaborated to produce one compelling environmental ad campaign with a tagline that says “The Future Starts Today.”

The video begins with an old woman in year 2090 narrating every significant year, event and actions taken by humans towards protecting our planet earth until it backtracks to the present (year 2016). Taking its inspiration from Benjamin Button, the video depicts an old woman transforming to her younger self while a footage is being played in reverse. It ends with a powerful message, claiming that 2016 is the year when people make history and take action to “change climate change.”

Watch the striking video below:

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A far cry from the usual environmental ads, this one is a more positive and raw approach to shed some light about climate change including ways that we can do to save and protect the earth.

“Shine a light and take action against climate change.”

Earth Hour will be held on March 19 between 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in your local timezone.

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This Mega-Machine Absorbs Carbon Dioxide from Air And Can Tranform It Into Gasoline

Keep your fingers crossed.

Imagine a machine that can suck carbon emissions from the air and turn it into gasoline sounds like a pipe dream. But Carbon Engineering, an independent Canadian company based in Calgary, Alberta, is actually working on a huge project - a big-ass machine that can absorb massive amounts of CO2 emissions - we're talking about emissions produced of about 300,000 cars. The company has a prototype machine that is housed at the University of Calgary.

A giant, carbon-sucking machine.

A giant, carbon-sucking machine.

Source: bigthink.com

Here's how it will work. The absorbed CO2 goes into a container, which has two ends. Air flows through the ends while CO2-absorbent liquid is poured in through the top. The liquid and carbon-laced air gather in a device located at the end of the container. Tightly-corrugated PVC sheets in the container helps in converting CO2 into carbonate. The end product is liquid containing carbonate, which will be disposed using proper methods....

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This Woman Had Kleptomania As A Side Effect Of Multiple Plastic Surgeries

This is what happens when the brain doesn’t get enough oxygen.

A lot of women today easily resort to plastic surgery if they feel the need to correct some parts of their body. However, one woman from Brazil got more than just enhancement of her physical appearance—she developed a personality.

The 40-year-old woman went under the knife in 2013 for several procedures, according to a case report found in the BMJ. She had received liposuction, arm lift and breast augmentation. Not long after her surgery, doctors observed that something was not right with the patient.

Following the surgery, the woman was described to be drowsy, disoriented and somewhat had problems with her memory.

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This Boiling Amazonian River Is One Of Science’s Greatest Mysteries

This mysterious river is also threatened by deforestation.

Deep in the jungles of the Amazon, there is a river that is shrouded in mystery. National Geographic explorer and geothermal scientist Andrés Ruzo grew up in Peru with the stories about this enigmatic river with waters that boil extremely hot it can burn men alive.

When Ruzo studied geothermal energy, he remembered the childhood stories about the river that his grandfather told him and decided to go look for it. And he actually found the legendary location.

Boiling waters are not a new thing on our planet. Natural wonders like hot springs and rivers can be found anywhere, but mostly, these rivers are located near volcanoes. But the mysterious thing about this Amazonian river is that there is no nearby active volcano that can contribute to the scalding hot temperatures of its waters....

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