The Best of Fast Company: Jellyfish-Infused Space Candy, Household Upcycled Robots, and a High Line for San Francisco


This week at Fast Company, Japanese students crush up invasive jellyfish into candy, Adoptabot upcycled robots make great pets, architects propose a High Line for San Francisco, and PNC Bank finishes the largest green living wall in North America.

Japan's Fukui prefecture is plagued by swarms of Nomura's jellyfish, a 450 pound species that keeps fishermen from making their daily rounds. But a group of Japanese high school students have found a use for the giant jellyfish: caramel candy mixed with ground up Nomura's jellyfish powder.

Ever longed for an environmentally sound pet that doesn't require food, water, or attention? Check out the Adoptabots, a series of upcycled robots made from found objects.

New York's High Line park, built on an abandoned elevated railway, has been a big hit ever since it opened in June. Now a San Francisco architecture firm wants to make a copycat High Line, dubbed "the Bay Line", on the abandoned east span of the Bay Bridge.

PNC Bank's Pittsburgh headquarters is the new owner of North America's largest green living wall, a 2,380 foot-tall wall made from 602 panels of soil and plants that form a PNC logo.

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