Articles and researches

February 7, 2020

Music may motivate you, but it won’t necessarily make you better at sports | MNN

For me, it’s “Hall of Fame” by The Script. That’s the song that makes me push through mental boundaries and run faster and farther when I […]
February 7, 2020

Ants have a brilliant strategy for determining friend from foe | MNN

For all of humanity’s achievements — and for all the perks of supersized brains and opposable thumbery — we still have a lot to learn from […]
February 7, 2020

Meet the pangolin, an adorable endangered creature | MNN

Pangolins are burrowing mammals that look like scaly anteaters, and they’re being illegally traded at an alarming scale, despite increased protections. These creatures, of which there […]
February 7, 2020

Meet the newest dog breed of Westminster | MNN

A new breed will be vying for top honors at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. For the first time, the Azawakh will be one […]
February 7, 2020

San Francisco library boasts a green roof and LEED Gold status

When Hacker Architects redesigned a historic, 1969 branch library in the southeastern Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco in 2013, the firm wanted to make sure that […]
February 7, 2020

Shipping container retreat in Brazil is inspired by tiny homes

Airbnb now has another incredible tiny home retreat to add to its unique lodgings on offer. Located on a stunning prairie landscape in Brazil’s Cambará do […]
February 7, 2020

World’s largest honey bee makes rare hallucinogenic honey | MNN

High in the Himalayas, large bees are busy making unusual honey. In fact, these are the largest honeybees on Earth — called Himalayan giant honeybees — […]
February 7, 2020

This stellar fight caused a beautiful cosmic rainbow | MNN

A few hundred years ago, two stars were involved in a winner-take-all confrontation. One star grew so big that it engulfed the other, resulting in a […]