Things you didn’t know about green building or green architectural design

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Given the circumstances that we have pushes ourselves during so many years of careless polluting; it’s no wonder that people today are interested in anything that has the word “green” in front of it. It’s understandable how you would want to do everything possible to avoid further pollution, since there’s no telling just how much […]

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See 8 years of Louvre Abu Dhabi construction in 5 minutes!

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French architects Ateliers Jean Nouvel designed the complex shell of Louvre Abu Dhabi, a project under development for over a decade before finally opening to the public earlier this month. A new timelapse video from EarthCam captures the eight-year-long construction process from groundbreaking to completion, from the enormous earth moving enabling works to the final mid-air […]

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Combine Kratom powder with these nourishing drinks

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Kratom powder has been used in the Eastern medicine for centuries, but it continues to remain unknown to many people. That is mostly because people are not truly aware about its benefic effects. Kratom can reduce your anxiety and depression, relieve pain and even increase your productivity. Its scientific name is Mitragyna speciosa and it is a […]

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Poultry poop could be a renewable energy source

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Coincidental with millions of Americans mummifying their leftover Thanksgiving turkey in cling film, a new study by researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) says treated excrement from turkeys and chickens can provide an alternative source of energy when converted into combustible solid biomass fuel. Poultry poop biomass fuel can also reduce greenhouse […]

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Apple vs Samsung: who does more (if anything) to help the environment?

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In the past, major software manufacturers had not been particularly known for their environmentally friendly track records. Firms such as Apple and Samsung have drawn attention from the public due to their sheer size, the availability of their phones through portals such as Broadband Choices and the probability that nearly everyone has used one or […]

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Watch a woman ski in Jeddah’s epic floods!

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Heavy rain pummeled Jeddah this week, a Saudi Arabian city on the Red Sea, flooding streets, submerging cars, and closing schools. At least two people died, and hundreds were left stranded. Critics credit poor urban planning for the city’s inability to cope with unusual precipitation. Others argue that the event is a wake-up call to […]

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8 groups that turn your cash into a better planet

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In the wake of the 2016 American presidential election, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) observed an unusual and muscular increase in online political action by people concerned about conservation and the environment. Especially noteworthy is an uptick in financial support to environmental NGOs by citizens willing to back their beliefs with cash.

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Swap Society offers treasures, diverts trash

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Clothing swap and resale businesses allow you to shed formerly favorite clothes and accessories and – in exchange – refill your wardrobe with affordable “new” treasures. They offer an environmentally responsible alternative to dumping old duds into a charity box or trash can. Want to change up your wardrobe without damaging your wallet and the world? Check […]

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Repurposing coffee grounds to create safe drinking water

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According to the International Coffee Organization, people wordwide consumed more than 11 million US tons* of coffee beans between October 2015 and September 2016. (Consumption is far outpacing production, due to climactic fluctuations.) Those beans depend on a sea of fresh water to convert them into the beverages we love. Now a team of Italian scientists have developed […]

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