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April 29, 2020

A Rocky Mountain forever home passively offsets heating costs

When Ed and Leigh approached Colorado-based architecture firm F9 Productions to design their custom Rocky Mountain home, the couple wanted a residence that could last well […]
April 29, 2020

Behold, the most detailed map of the moon ever created | MNN

Sometimes, when we see an old friend in a new light, we barely recognize her. And certainly, the moon’s face, at least its near side, is […]
April 28, 2020

We can’t lie to our kids about how stressed we are during this pandemic | MNN

You may think you’re hiding your anxiety, but kids pick up on more than you think. (Photo: Gargonia/Shutterstock) In a world turned upside-down by pandemic, it’s […]
April 28, 2020

As cities grow, so does the need for urban trees | MNN

It’s easy to rattle off the necessary and wide-ranging tasks that trees perform in urban areas. They’re unarguably invaluable. Trees are air-scrubbing, temperature-cooling, mood-improving, flood-mitigating machines. […]
April 28, 2020

Planning a low-water garden with expert Guy Banner

For those fortunate enough to have some outdoor space, gardening has become a top pandemic activity. It gets people outdoors doing something constructive while maintaining social distancing. You […]
April 28, 2020

How to start a cutting garden | MNN

Many homeowners face a dilemma when it comes to having lush beds of blooming flowers and shrubs. They want to have vases of blooms indoors, but […]
April 28, 2020

ODA designs an “urban experiment” masterplan for Chengdu

On the invitation of the Chengdu government, New York-based architecture firm ODA has created a visionary new masterplan for the southwestern Chinese city. Spanning 1 million […]
April 28, 2020

Florida Aquarium captures baby coral breakthrough on video

The Florida Aquarium announced a breakthrough that may help save America’s Great Barrier Reef. Scientists at the Tampa-based aquarium have successfully reproduced ridged cactus coral for […]