Articles and researches

May 18, 2020

The farm-to-food-bank movement rescues pandemic-related food waste

Farmers are burying onions, destroying tomatoes and grinding up heads of lettuce to return to the soil. Dairy workers are dumping milk. These images of food […]
May 18, 2020

Seattle permanently closes 20 miles of street

Seattle recently made bold moves to put pedestrians and cyclists first as the pandemic-induced stay-at-home order creates a new normal. Up to 20 miles of roadways […]
May 18, 2020

Why do cats sit in a taped square or circle? | MNN

Cats are quirky. There’s no question about it. We know they like to hide in boxes and knock things over. They are persnickety about their drinking […]
May 18, 2020

Enviva donates more than $60,000 to help during pandemic | MNN

Company provides food and personal protective equipment to frontline healthcare workers in local communities. To date, there are more than one million confirmed cases of COVID-19 […]
May 18, 2020

Architecture students design award-winning Passive House in South Dakota

In Brookings, South Dakota, a group of South Dakota State University architecture students designed and completed the Passive House 01, a home certified under the high-performance […]
May 18, 2020

Native Shoes’ Bloom collection is made of repurposed algae

Many conventional shoes are made with materials sourced from petroleum, but conscientious companies, like Native Shoes, have been rethinking that choice, digging for solutions in using […]
May 18, 2020

LightArt pendant shades shine a light on recycled materials

Innovative companies around the world are looking at everyday objects in a new light, and custom lighting fabrication and design studio LightArt is no exception. In […]
May 15, 2020

Scientists have created the world’s first liquid metal lattice | MNN

Researchers have developed the world’s first liquid metal lattice, a design that could pave the way for devices that fully heal themselves when damaged. The team […]