Tag Archives: Invent

French pair invent plastic-to-fuel recycler fit for African bush


PUGET-THENIERS, France, Dec 18 (Reuters) – A French actor and a self-taught inventor have designed a low-tech machine that converts plastic waste into diesel and petrol, which they say could help fight pollution and provide fuel for remote communities in developing countries.

Proponents of plastics-to-fuel technology say the sector could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars in the next five years, and that by melting plastics into fuel they are providing a solution to the planet’s plastic waste crisis.

Opponents worry that the process creates harmful fumes.

Read More


Trump Appears To Invent Poll While Claiming That He Has 40 Percent Approval Rating Among African Americans


Did he just invent it?

Donald Trump has a known penchant for twisting facts, but does he invent them, too?

Trump tweeted on Sunday morning that he had a 40 percent approval rating among African Americans. He cited a “new Fox News poll” to validate his assertion.

“New Fox Poll shows a ’40 percent Approval Rating by African Americans for President Trump, a record for Republicans.’ Thank you, a great honor,” Trump tweeted.

But an investigation by journalists found that no such Fox News poll existed to corroborate Trump’s claim, according to Talking Points Memo.

“TPM found no evidence of poll results saying that. A Fox News poll released Oct. 17 showed 29 percent approval of the President among all non-white registered voters,…

Read More


Two South African Students Invent A Robot That Fights Fire


Trevor Simelane, 16, and Joseph Mdluli, 17, Invent Prototype Fire Fighting Robot

Two young South African Students have once again proved to the world that indeed Africans are not ‘hewers of wood and drawers of water’. The students have invented a robot that fights fires – how awesome.

Read More