Articles and researches

March 11, 2020

LastTissue offers a handkerchief for the modern world

LastObject, the company that brought you the reusable cotton swab LastSwab, is now offering consumers a more sustainable option when it comes to blowing their noses. The Kickstarter for the […]
March 11, 2020

What is listeria? | MNN

A recent listeria outbreak linked to enoki mushrooms has sickened more than three dozen people from 17 states with four reported deaths, according to federal health […]
March 11, 2020

Off-grid beach retreat is ‘carved’ into the dunes of Cape Cod

Brooklyn-based firm Studio Vural has unveiled an incredible concept design for an off-grid beach retreat, which is embedded into the sandy dunes of Cape Cod. The […]
March 11, 2020

These award-winning photos capture the drama of Earth’s garden | MNN

From dreamy garden fish ponds to fields of bright flowers, the winners in this year’s International Garden Photographer of the Year competition feature riveting images of […]
March 10, 2020

How long do chickens live? | MNN

The average chicken will live for anywhere from three to seven years. Why such a wide range? Mostly because there are so many different kinds of […]
March 10, 2020

Polar bear population: conservation status, effects of climate change | MNN

The global polar bear population is currently about 26,000, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). That’s a rough estimate, but scientists have […]
March 10, 2020

Is polyester biodegradable? | MNN

Most polyester fabric is not biodegradable. Polyester, or polyethylene terephthalate, is made from a chemical reaction involving crude oil, air and water. The idea of synthetic […]
March 10, 2020

A clean-energy school in southern France draws power from the sun

The French city of Nîmes recently welcomed the Ada Lovelace Secondary School, Occitania’s first-ever clean-energy school that’s earned both BEPOS energy level certification and a sustainability […]