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Eventually, that shiny new iPhone 5 will have to meet its untimely end, whether it's in a landfill or (preferably) a recycling company's machinery. When it does, you'll at least be glad to know that Apple has kept the toxin levels down. HealthyStuff and iFixit have dissected the extra skinny smart

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In case you ever of the mindset that e-cigarettes were somehow toxin free, at least compared to the more traditional smokes, along comes the FDA to shatter your illusions. A report this week from the government agency calls out the product with a safety warning, charging that the cartridges they ex

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Hopefully by now you know that the gadget in your pocket or notebook on your lap is full of toxic ooze seeping into your fingers with every tap. This has retailers and manufacturers scrambling to help you recycle those wares, the latest being Samsung with its new Recycling Direct plan. It expands o

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Apple's no stranger to being slammed by Greenpeace, and while Steve certainly spoke of a \"Greener Apple,\" it seems that the iPhone wasn't included. According to tests arranged by the entity, it was found that the iPhone contained \"toxic brominated compounds (indicating the presence of brominated fl

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Apple's no stranger to being slammed by Greenpeace, and while Steve certainly spoke of a \"Greener Apple,\" it seems that the iPhone wasn't included. According to tests arranged by the entity, it was found that the iPhone contained \"toxic brominated compounds (indicating the presence of brominated fl

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Developing robots with flea-like attributes seems to be quite popular these days, as researchers at the University of Lucca have apparently created a diminutive bot that was \"developed to detect mercury poisoning in the ground and leap from place to place the way fleas or frogs jump.\" The creature m

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In case we haven't told you this in one of our How-tos already: don't attempt to eat your PC. You'll probably break a few teeth trying it, and a lot of the parts that make up your chunky tower or your sandwich lookalike of a laptop are toxic anyway. PC Magazine outlines some of the common toxic chem

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