Articles and researches

February 7, 2020

Happy Tu Bishvat, the new year for trees | MNN

Arbor Day was founded in April 1872 as a time to “plant, nurture and celebrate trees.” But long before that, another tree-centric holiday had already been […]
February 7, 2020

Once protected as national monuments, these Utah lands now face drilling and mining | MNN

The Trump administration has finalized plans to allow drilling, mining and grazing across swaths of southern Utah that were once protected by two national monuments, The […]
February 7, 2020

Music may motivate you, but it won’t necessarily make you better at sports | MNN

For me, it’s “Hall of Fame” by The Script. That’s the song that makes me push through mental boundaries and run faster and farther when I […]
February 7, 2020

Ants have a brilliant strategy for determining friend from foe | MNN

For all of humanity’s achievements — and for all the perks of supersized brains and opposable thumbery — we still have a lot to learn from […]
February 7, 2020

Meet the pangolin, an adorable endangered creature | MNN

Pangolins are burrowing mammals that look like scaly anteaters, and they’re being illegally traded at an alarming scale, despite increased protections. These creatures, of which there […]
February 7, 2020

Meet the newest dog breed of Westminster | MNN

A new breed will be vying for top honors at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. For the first time, the Azawakh will be one […]
February 7, 2020

San Francisco library boasts a green roof and LEED Gold status

When Hacker Architects redesigned a historic, 1969 branch library in the southeastern Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco in 2013, the firm wanted to make sure that […]
February 7, 2020

Shipping container retreat in Brazil is inspired by tiny homes

Airbnb now has another incredible tiny home retreat to add to its unique lodgings on offer. Located on a stunning prairie landscape in Brazil’s Cambará do […]