Articles and researches

March 13, 2020

PAU unveils carbon-neutral Sunnyside Yard masterplan in NYC

Global architecture firm Practice for Architecture and Urbanism (PAU) has revealed a masterplan for transforming over 180 acres of underutilized land in Western Queens’ Sunnyside Railyard into a […]
March 13, 2020

Caterpillar ‘plastivores’ can eat and digest plastic bags | MNN

Each year, human beings produce about 400 million metric tons of plastic, a number that’s set to double in the next 20 years if oil and […]
March 12, 2020

How to stock a pantry | MNN

The secret to a well-stocked pantry is simple: It has to work for your specific life. If you’re someone who throws together a meal in 20 […]
March 12, 2020

Tune up your immune system in the garden | MNN

A backyard garden is a place of beauty, an attraction for birds, insects, and wildlife, and a personalized market for the most local produce imaginable But […]
March 12, 2020

UK university unveils efficient, BREEAM-certified learning center

Years ago, Durham University decided to implement a 10-year plan to improve on-campus facilities for its student body. Tasking British firm Faulkner Browns with the ambitious […]
March 12, 2020

Blix Packa, the electric bike that wants to replace your car

Beautiful, modular and impressively high-performance, the Blix Packa is a full-feature cargo electric bicycle that’s designed to be “a natural car-replacer.” Engineered to tackle the steepest of hills, […]
March 12, 2020

Self-care matters more in stressful times | MNN

Every day there’s more news about the coronavirus. You don’t know whether to go buy more supplies or just hunker down and stay home. The uncertainty […]
March 12, 2020

What does proximity to fast food have to do with longevity? | MNN

Fast food is a hallmark of modern living, and while it may be convenient, it’s not doing us any favors. A new study from Penn State, […]