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This waste-to-energy plant doubles as a ski slope

Copenhagen’s waste-to-energy power plant lets you ski on its roof, while it converts 400,000 tons of trash into electricity and heating. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, Copenhill hosts one of the world's largest artificial ski slopes. It will soon be welcoming guests to hit its slopes with or without snow, 365 days a year.

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    This ferry can sail and even dock all by itself — Genius Moments

  2. This robot is training to become a construction worker — Genius Moments 2018%2f06%2f08%2f0c%2fgeniusmomentslogo.2ac8f

    This robot is training to become a construction worker — Genius Moments

  3. This refugee camp has an inclusive playground that children with disabilities can enjoy — Genius Moments 2018%2f06%2f08%2f0c%2fgeniusmomentslogo.2ac8f

    This refugee camp has an inclusive playground that children with disabilities can enjoy — Genius Moments

  4. This bike path paves the way for future roads made from recycled plastic — Genius Moments 2018%2f06%2f08%2f0c%2fgeniusmomentslogo.2ac8f

    This bike path paves the way for future roads made from recycled plastic — Genius Moments

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    These photos captured through a lens made of 10,000-year-old ice are eerily beautiful — Genius Moments

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    Researchers have found the oldest intact shipwreck in the Black Sea — Genius Moments

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    There's a robot dog empire in the making and Boston Dynamics has some worthy competitors – Genius Moments

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    Boston Dynamics 'parkour' robot took more than 20 attempts to nail it

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    How an artist is making acoustic electronic music using robots

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    This farm, run entirely by robots, uses 90% less water than traditional farms

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    How microscopes are opening a door into an invisible universe brimming with life — Genius Moments

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    This fully edible food packaging material is the product of bacterial fermentation

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