Articles and researches

February 3, 2020

This Portugal-based non-profit is refurbishing old buildings with natural insulation

With a background in social initiatives, nonprofit Critical Concrete aims to refurbish socially relevant spaces that are shared by low-income communities in Portugal. In addition to […]
February 3, 2020

Egyptian pavilion proposal for 2020 Venice Biennale targets climate change

According to the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, climate change and poaching are putting approximately 70 animal species in the country at risk of extinction. In a […]
February 3, 2020

How to wake up even the groggiest brain | MNN

We spend a lot of time worrying about sleep. Are we getting enough of it? Probably not. Why can’t we fall asleep? Because we’re worrying about […]
February 3, 2020

Futuristic, seashell-inspired home is clad in reclaimed wood

Torino-based design studio Wafai Architecture has unveiled an incredible home design that is inspired by the organic shape of a simple seashell. With its tubular volume […]
February 3, 2020

Are zero-waste restaurants possible? | MNN

The idea of a zero-waste restaurant sounds impossible at first. Many of us can’t live a zero-waste lifestyle in our own homes, let alone a commercial […]
February 1, 2020

How and why you should cook with bitters | MNN

If you’ve ever played around with cocktails, chances are you’ve dabbled in bitters, too. These herbal concoctions, made out of natural ingredients like herbs, bark, roots […]
January 31, 2020

8 Super Bowl commercials to keep the game interesting | MNN

An estimated 100 million people will watch the Super Bowl — some using the commercial breaks to refresh their snacks while others stay put, realizing that’s […]
January 31, 2020

Prime Roots will debut fungi-based “bacon” on Valentine’s Day 2020

Prime Roots is upending the food landscape with mushrooms as another protein source. On February 14, the startup will unveil its meatless, non-GMO “bacon” to entice […]