Articles and researches

January 22, 2020

North Carolina’s Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project delivered strong results in 2019 | MNN

2019 marked another successful year for the Roanoke Electric Cooperative’s Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project (SFLRP) in North Carolina, continuing to deliver on its mission […]
January 22, 2020

Off-grid home is inspired by the iconic Australian Akubra hat

The Australian Akubra hat is one of the many symbols of the country, and one architectural team has used the hat’s recognizable form as inspiration for […]
January 22, 2020

Why we can’t run from ‘forever chemicals’ | MNN

Chemicals called perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been used for decades to make products more stain-resistant, waterproof or nonstick. They’re used in cookware to keep food from […]
January 22, 2020

9 things you don’t know about sand dollars | MNN

We’ve all seen sand dollars wash up on the beach, a pretty white shell with a stunning star shape stamped on one side. But what’s up […]
January 22, 2020

Modular homes in Sweden are specially designed for solar panels

Swedish firm Street Monkey Architects has unveiled new solar-powered, prefabricated modular homes in Örebro, Sweden. The row-house project was based on a similar award-winning construction project […]
January 22, 2020

Strange objects found orbiting our galaxy’s supermassive black hole | MNN

The forces generated by Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way, appear to have formed a new […]
January 21, 2020

Husky turned away for her ‘weird’ eyes gets a new home — and a big hug from the internet | MNN

About two years ago, a breeder in New Jersey brought a husky to a rescue group, saying he wasn’t able to sell her because she was […]
January 21, 2020

When these stars meet, the explosion will take over our night sky | MNN

You probably won’t be around to stare at the sky and make dumbfounded murmurings. But your children — or at least, your grandchildren — will be. […]