The man who dreamed up the Keurig K-Cup has some regrets, not just about selling his stake in the popular company for a song, but for the amount of waste the non-recyclable single-serving coffee brewing pods have generated: nine billion pods were sold last year, most of which now languish in landfills. » 3/07/15 8:45am 3/07/15 8:45am

These serene Chinese landscapes are actually photographs of landfills

At first glance, Yao Lu's digital collages look like watercolor paintings of misty Chinese mountains. But upon closer inspection, it becomes clear that the real subjects of these photographs aren't plant-covered hills but landfills, and the initial beauty of the images takes on an entirely different meaning. » 2/17/13 11:00am 2/17/13 11:00am