Articles and researches

March 19, 2020

Tour 5 national parks from home

As people social distance and shelter in place, they may feel the walls closing in on them. Fortunately, the National Park Service has partnered with Google […]
March 19, 2020

With humans in lockdown, animals flourish | MNN

Animals may not know exactly why humans have decided to make themselves scarce. Lockdowns that have kept millions of people in their homes — and social […]
March 19, 2020

1980s cottage in Melbourne is updated into an energy-efficient retreat

Melbourne-based firm Jost Architects has managed to breathe new life into a rundown 1980s cottage house in the beachside community of St Kilda. The renovation process […]
March 19, 2020

ChopValue recycles 25 million chopsticks into furniture and decor

A Canadian-based company called ChopValue has found some unique ways to reuse single-use chopsticks — think of it as upcycling food utensils into chic, sustainable decor […]
March 19, 2020

Humans built these mystery circles from mammoth bones 20,000 years ago | MNN

Tens of thousands of years ago, if you happened to be trekking across Ukraine toward the West Russian Plains, you might have come across a jaw-dropping […]
March 19, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic creates an opportunity for penguins at zoos and aquariums | MNN

The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is wreaking havoc around the world, forcing millions of people to shelter at home (including many with young children, like the […]
March 19, 2020

Earth Day 2020 goes digital

Earth Day will take a surprising turn this year by relocating to the internet. Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, events for the 50th anniversary of […]
March 19, 2020

Architects envision a green, solar-powered skyscraper

Warsaw-based architecture firm FAAB Architektura has unveiled designs for the Vertical Oasis Building, a conceptual skyscraper that would use renewable energy to reduce its carbon footprint. Envisioned for […]