Articles and researches

March 17, 2020

Prefab Birdbox is the perfect retreat for nature-lovers

With a design that can only be described as a “bird box for humans,” this prefab dwelling from Norwegian studio Livit gets its inhabitants as close to […]
March 17, 2020

Rubia Tiny House features minimalist, sustainable design

Byron Bay-based Little Byron has really outdone itself with its latest tiny home model. The Rubia Tiny House is merely 160 square feet, but thanks to […]
March 16, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic triggers reduction in global air pollution | MNN

As the coronavirus pandemic takes hold and triggers lockdowns in major urban centers, researchers studying air pollution data are recording significant improvements in air quality levels. […]
March 16, 2020

New affordable housing in Silicon Valley boasts net-zero emissions

In one of the nation’s most expensive housing markets, a new multifamily community has sprung up to provide 66 affordable rental apartments in Silicon Valley. Named […]
March 16, 2020

Why is everyone so obsessed with toilet paper? | MNN

If we could sum up the viral times in which we’re living in just a few words, they might be: “Just two per customer.” Everyone gets […]
March 16, 2020

Discarded face masks now threatening wildlife habitats

The worldwide outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) prompted many to purchase face masks for protection. Unfortunately, these protective masks have been harming the environment. Why is […]
March 16, 2020

How long can you safely freeze food? | MNN

Frozen food lasts indefinitely, according to Foodsafety.gov. But does that mean the raw chicken you bought on sale and froze will taste as good a year […]
March 16, 2020

This DIY off-grid home in Hawaii includes a permaculture farm

Living an off-grid lifestyle is a dream for many, but it’s also incredibly tough to achieve. Still, there are a select few who manage to do […]