Among 50 percent of patients who die in Congo, 80 percent die at night, because there's not enough adequate light to perform treatment or not enough light at all to offer any treatment. Those terrifying statistics call out a need for the use of some kind of energy source that will be able to power medical institutions.
Dr. Laura Stachel and her nonprofit We Care Solar's idea might seem simple but it's use will be more than welcome and practical. They created a solar kit in a suitcase so medical facilities in Africa, Asia and South America will access to light.
Say you're a standup comedian and you're speaking to a crowd. The only way to tell if your jokes were flat is by the crowd not reacting to it. But what if you went further than that. What if you made them angry but they're just not voicing it out? This Google Glass app will measure emotions. It is both creepy, and possibly useful in some situations. Read more
Ordering a decaf cup of coffee? Gasp! Sacrilege! How could you? But if you've ever wondered how it was possible to make decaf, you're not alone. Mental Floss answers all of that in a video below. Read more
Apple has so much money, its spaceship campus is already underway right now. And now, you get a birds-eye view of it courtesy of a YouTuber with a drone and GoPro camera. Here's a peek of it. Read more