OK, seriously, why hasn't someone thought of this before?
A Hong Kong company says it's come up with a biodegradable USB drive. It's made out of fermented corn material, something called polylactide, which will actually break down in a way that doesn't harm whatever landfill it ends up in.
Hoshino, the drive's creator, is being really literal about it, as you can see, actually making the drive look like an ear of corn. Cute.
I don't really care what it looks like, something like this is very welcome. As evidence I offer a picture … Read more