Spinning CDs to clean sewage water

Audio CDs, all the rage in the ‘90s, seem increasingly obsolete in a world of MP3 files and iPods, leaving many music lovers with the question of what to do with their extensive compact disk collections.

Napster founders launch 'clean' video chat service

The co-founders of Napster, Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, have launched their new venture: a video chat service that works over Facebook.

MIT fog collector provides clean water from thin air

An MIT team has improved on existing systems to allow people in water-starved countries to harvest water from fog.

Ecofriendly method extracts oil from sand

A new technique can extract oil from fouled beaches, and is also a more environmentally friendly way of exploiting tar sands, says a  team of researchers at Penn State University.

This electric quad is clean and green

Most greenies, in general, wouldn’t be caught dead on a quad. But what if that four-wheeled, off-road vehicle were running on clean, green electricity? 


Paving slabs clean the air

A German city is installing paving slabs that scrub the air clean of pollutants.

Kevin Costner dances with oil spills

Kevin Costner may be too old to dance with the wolves, but he is apparently young enough to help clean up a disastrous oil spill off the Louisiana coast.