Articles and researches

January 6, 2020

Half a billion Australian animals, even 30% of koala population, likely lost to wildfires

Record-breaking wildfires have ravaged millions of Australian acres for many months now. Ecologists estimate upward of 480 million mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and insects have died, […]
January 6, 2020

This Earth-sized planet turns out to be our nearly next-door neighbor | MNN

It’s not every day that astronomers discover a rocky planet hanging out in our own galactic neighborhood. Especially one that’s just a little bigger than our […]
January 6, 2020

COBE unveils images of LEED Gold-targeted Adidas HQ in Germany

After a year of operation, sportswear titan Adidas has finally released images of its new LEED Gold-seeking headquarters building in Herzogenaurach, Germany. Designed by Danish architecture […]
January 6, 2020

Why you need to limit artificial light at night | MNN

It’s incredibly hard to sleep when light seeps through your curtains or your phone glows from the bedside table. But more and more research is finding […]
January 6, 2020

Compostable, portable Stak eliminates need for individually wrapped snacks

Most of us spend much of our time on the go, rushing to work and shuttling kids to activities. Somewhere in the midst of the hustle, […]
January 6, 2020

Could ancient stone circles have been conduits for lightning strikes? | MNN

Ancient stone circles such as Stonehenge and the Callanish Stones have long perplexed archaeologists and captured our collective consciousness. How were they built? What was their […]
January 6, 2020

Upcycled materials make up this beautiful cabin retreat in Denmark

Located an hour outside of Copenhagen, this beautiful vacation home is tucked into a lush forest mere steps away from a beach. Designed by Nordhavn-based Lendager […]
January 6, 2020

You’re busy. Here’s how to (really) make time for friendships | MNN

Friendships are important — not just because it’s nice to know someone’s in your corner, but because forging and maintaining friendships with people who are outside […]