Coffee lovers will be able to recycle their used machine pods in scheme launching later this month 

Britons will soon be able to recycle their coffee pods alongside their usual rubbish as part of a new scheme. For the first time, some councils will offer the option of collecting used coffee pods and then recycling them. Other areas of the country will see people able to bring in their pods to local … Read more

Coffee lovers will be able to recycle their used machine pods in scheme launching later this month 

Britons will soon be able to recycle their coffee pods alongside their usual rubbish as part of a new scheme. For the first time, some councils will offer the option of collecting used coffee pods and then recycling them. Other areas of the country will see people able to bring in their pods to local … Read more

Why care pods are the new granny annexe!

Forget a pokey granny annexe, families are now splashing out on spacious ‘care pods’ to keep elderly relatives comfortable and close to home. Designed to be installed at the bottom of the garden, a ‘care pod’ is a self-contained cabin that gives the resident their independence and their loved ones some peace of mind.  Interest … Read more

Why care pods are the new granny annexe!

Forget a pokey granny annexe, families are now splashing out on spacious ‘care pods’ to keep elderly relatives comfortable and close to home. Designed to be installed at the bottom of the garden, a ‘care pod’ is a self-contained cabin that gives the resident their independence and their loved ones some peace of mind.  Interest … Read more

Sleep pods to shelter homeless people in the winter are installed in German city

Futuristic insulated sleep pods to shelter homeless people on cold winter nights are installed in a German city The German city of Ulm has placed the pods in parks and other strategic sites The cabins are built out of wood and steel and are thermally insulated   Pods have been upgraded with solar panels and radio … Read more

Wed inventor Tim Berners-Lee aims to ‘re-make’ cyberspace with ‘pods’ that store personal data

World Wide Wed inventor Tim Berners-Lee aims to ‘re-make’ cyberspace with ‘pods’ that store personal data controlled by the user Tim Berners-Lee aims to re-make the web to look like his original vision He spoke at a conference, where he revealed new plans using his Inrupt firm People will use a single sign-on for any … Read more

Tim Robards upcycles used coffee pods to decorate his Christmas tree

Tim Robards gets ‘crafty with his used capsules’ as he upcycles used coffee pods to decorate his Christmas tree By Alisha Buaya For Daily Mail Australia Published: 14:42 GMT, 23 December 2020 | Updated: 14:42 GMT, 23 December 2020 Tim Robards has been gearing up for his first Christmas as a father after his wife … Read more

Airbus reveals radical design for detachable hydrogen fuel cell wing pods

Airbus has revealed its designs for self-contained hydrogen fuel cell pods that attach to the underside of aeroplane wings. Each so-called pod contains a propeller and all the fuel, motors, cooling and engineering needed to provide thrust on long-range flights.   The units are designed to be detachable, so they can can be clipped on and … Read more

Tokyo hotel creates double-decker desk pods in bid to lure WFH workers 

Step into my office (if you can)! Tokyo hotel creates double-decker desk pods in bid to lure WFH workers The Anshin Oyado hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo, has renovated an entire floor on site Capsule room equipped with high speed internet and web conferencing services They also come with an LCD TV, high headphones, a desk … Read more

Glass visitor pods allowing care home residents to see their loved ones during lockdown

Care homes are using glass visitor pods during the second lockdown so residents can still see their family. Loved ones sit in one half of a conservatory while their relatives are in the other, with them separated by a window. The move has been hailed as a ‘lifeline’ for elderly patients who ‘come alive’ with … Read more