Articles and researches

February 15, 2020

Experience #vanlife on the cheap with a minivan | MNN

If you search the hashtag “vanlife” on Instagram, you’ll see that it’s used more than 6.5 million times — and that number just keeps clicking up. […]
February 14, 2020

What you need to know about chlorpyrifos | MNN

Chlorpyrifos is an organophosphate insecticide. It has been almost entirely banned for residential use since 2000 because of the heath risks it presents for children. But […]
February 14, 2020

How to watch the northern lights from the comfort of home | MNN

Seeing the northern lights in person is on many travelers’ bucket lists. But while you save up for the trip, there’s a live camera in Canada […]
February 14, 2020

What we’re learning about Arrokoth, formerly known as Ultima Thule | MNN

On Jan. 1, 2019, while the confetti was still fresh on the streets of Times Square, a space probe billions of miles from Earth made a […]
February 14, 2020

Colorful, solar-powered island home is inspired by local fishermen’s buoys

As one of the most scenic states in the country, Maine is an inspiration for many architects and designers. One architect has managed to use his […]
February 14, 2020

Sumo wrestles sustainability into a natural, biodegradable diaper

Sustainable living is an ongoing pursuit that requires evaluating each purchase and every product we use. But some daily tasks just don’t have suitable solutions. The […]
February 14, 2020

South Africa’s first interior 6 star Green Star awarded to Formfunc

The Green Building Council recently awarded South Africa’s highest possible Interiors Green Star v1 certification to Capetown-based company Formfunc Studio’s office spaces — the first such rating to […]
February 14, 2020

Why flying at lower or higher altitudes might reduce the climate impact of air travel | MNN

Air travel is growing around the globe, and so is its contribution to climate change. The climate cost of flying has drawn more public attention in […]