Articles and researches

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 […]
May 15, 2020

This green wall uses upcycled clay tiles for natural cooling

In its latest project to creatively repurpose clay roof tiles, Indian architecture firm Manoj Patel Design Studio has upcycled locally produced tiles into a green wall […]
May 15, 2020

How to replace single-use and plastic items in the kitchen

Scientists are predicting that by the year 2050, the ocean may have more plastic than fish. While countries around the world are beginning to take a stand […]