Articles and researches

February 19, 2020

Loop could be the major packaging shift we’ve been waiting for | MNN

The packaging for our food and personal products is an unsustainable, garbage-producing mess. Even stuff that’s recyclable mostly isn’t — especially plastics. In all the years […]
February 19, 2020

Bamboo electric bike is designed for Kathmandu locals and tourists

Designer and Fulbright scholar Lance Rake has teamed up with local bamboo builders at Abari in Kathmandu to design an electric cargo bike made out of […]
February 18, 2020

A couple is buying land — and letting it go wild | MNN

Compared to the barren, brown stretch of land that juts up against it, the Singh family’s lot sticks out like a green thumb. In the video […]
February 18, 2020

LEED Gold-targeted office mimics High Line via lush greenery

New York City’s award-winning High Line has attracted yet another sculptural building to its side — 512 West 22nd Street, a contemporary Chelsea office building that […]
February 18, 2020

Mediterranean diet could add years to your life | MNN

If there’s a single way of eating that persists in laying claim as one of the healthiest, it’s the Mediterranean diet. Experts continue to sing its […]
February 18, 2020

Georgia preschool wins farm stand fight | MNN

A battle over tomatoes and a tiny preschool produce stand has come to a victorious end. The Little Ones Learning Center in Forest Park, Georgia, had […]
February 18, 2020

Green-roofed brick home ‘disappears’ into the landscape

Antwerp-based studio Studio Okami Architects has unveiled a design that masterfully blends a home into its surrounding landscape. Built into a sloped hill, the brick-clad and […]
February 18, 2020

What is thundersnow? | MNN

Have you ever heard thunder during a big snowstorm? If so, you’ve experienced an extremely rare weather occurrence. The ingredients necessary for thundersnow are so uncommon […]