Billboard poem fights dirty air by sucking in pollution

A giant poem on the side of a building in Sheffield is fighting air pollution by sucking in harmful nitrogen oxide. Called In Praise of Air, the poem absorbs as much nitrogen oxide as 20 cars emit per day. It is printed on material coated with tiny pollution-eating particles of titanium dioxide which use sunlight […]

German poet feels ire of Israel for anti-nuclear poem

A Nobel-Prize winning German writer is facing the growing ire of Israeli politicians because of his anti-nuclear poem. Günter Grass, 84, has reportedly been banned from Israel because of the sentiments in his poem “What Must Be Said”, which was first released last week in the German paper Süddeutschen Zeitung. According to a translation of the poem […]