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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 […]
March 19, 2020

8 things to know about the vernal equinox | MNN

The vernal equinox, also known as the spring equinox or the March equinox, occurs on March 19 this year, when the Northern Hemisphere says farewell to […]
March 18, 2020

Chef Jose Andres responds to coronavirus with hope and action | MNN

Chef José Andrés is at it again. In the same breath the founder of World Central Kitchen announced he was shutting his famous restaurants in response […]