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One year after killing off its premium Apple Watch, Apple is bringing it back with a new version that costs as much as $1,400

Tony Avelar/AP This time last year, it looked like Apple seemed to be getting out of the luxury watch game when it quietly discontinued its most expensive Apple Watch, the Apple Watch Edition. The ultra-high-end 18-karat-gold Apple Watch Editions, which cost upwards of $ 10,000, were spotted on celebrities including Kanye West and Beyoncé after […]

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Follow the yellow brick road? New pee-based ‘bio-bricks’ cut construction costs

What do you get when you mix human urine, loose sand, and bacteria? The answer is urine-based bio-bricks: A more environmentally friendly substitute for kiln-fired bricks, according to researchers at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Civil engineering master’s degree student Suzanne Lambert recently unveiled the newly formulated bricks. Similar to seashell formation, the bio-bricks result […]