Engineering is the method of developing efficient mechanisms that will quicken or ease tasks using limited resources and technological aid. Engineers study this specific field that includes taking our scientific understanding of our natural surroundings and using this knowledge to design, invent and create things that will solve our problems and achieve a practical goal. […]
Glaciologist Konrad “Koni” Steffen passed away at aged 68 on August 8 in an accident in Greenland. Steffan was a renowned researcher on rising sea levels, and died after falling into the kind of crevasse that global warming has created. “It looks like climate change actually claimed him as a victim,” a colleague said. His […]
Israel’s most ancient soap making workshop - a soapery - has been exposed in recent weeks at an excavation site run by the Israel Antiquities Authority and young Bedouin participants and volunteers.
Excavations in London turned up a pot of ancient Roman facial cream.
Looking for Covid escapism? There is a wonderful place to explore in Jordan in the Dana Biosphere Nature Reserve.
The FSO Safer from above. It looks peaceful but it’s a floating time bomb and when it explodes or leaks could be worse than the Exxon Valdez. It is locked inside a conflict zone. Yemen needs international help. Image via Conflict and Environment Observatory After witnessing neglect and the dire humanitarian crisis after the explosion […]
When I was a kid in suburbia having a therapist meant you had real problems — problems like depression that could not be solved through gardening, a 30-minute job, or date night. A therapist 30 years ago in suburbia meant you were destined to suffer emotional trauma and anxiety for many years and be lucky […]
Years after the Notre Dame fire in Paris Parisians are still feeling the health effects whether they know it or not. According to a recent study reported in the Smithsonian local urban honeybees in Paris were collecting pollen with unhealthy amounts of lead in it. Imagine then how those suffering from the explosion in Beirut might deal with the immediate catastrophe.
The Al Baydha project: a piece of Saudi Arabian desert is brought back to thriving life through ancient/innovative water conservation, and plenty of grit.
Maraya contains a total of 9740 square metres of mirrors reflecting the vast and stunning desert surroundings of AlUla. The building set a Guinness World Record for being the largest mirrored building in the world in 2019 with its 26-metre-high theatre.
Tel Aviv is creating new solutions for missing culture in the city like the "boat in theatre" instead of addressing the centers and culture that exists.
Keeping your business sustainable is crucial as a green company. Fortunately, in 2020, it is becoming easier than ever.
Spend a few years or a dozen in a coastal city like Tel Aviv or Beirut and you’ll see how in a short time the season’s have changed. Tel Aviv this winter experienced an unprecedented level of flooding (we told you so), which killed two people and left people kayaking down the streets looking for […]
The first nuclear energy plant in the United Arab Emirates goes online on the Gulf Coast east of Qatar.
Zucchini's at peak season, and it complements fish beautifully. For light summer fare, try this herby salmon and zucchini dish.
This article will review the best CBD oil for pain and inflammation by bioMDplus if you've been looking for a natural treatment with no negative consequences.
Scientists in Germany have trained dogs to sniff out people with coronavirus. And they are accurate 94% of the time, reports Bloomberg. The science comes from researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover, Germany. During tests, they found that eight Germany military dogs could correctly identify the presence of the coronavirus 94 percent […]
The idea of an Israeli subway system always seemed perilous in the height of terror attacks in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. A bus with 20 or 50 people blowing up isn't tolerable, but a mass transit system with an expected 2 million passengers per day, about 1/4 of the country's population? That's what's being planned for Israel. We imagine the terrorist threat is either under control, or we've got bigger fish to fry.
The year was 2014 and already Ebola was on everyone's minds. Mers and avian flu have scared off people from hajj, but covid-19 has closed Saudi's doors. This year a very modest, local hajj will take place.
Every home should feel like an eco oasis, and it can be done by saving energy. Here's how it can be done.
There are numerous reasons to start a greenhouse business, and nearly all those reasons have environmental benefits.
Moshe Safdie, Metalocus in China
Like making lemonade from lemons (or fermented lemons which are even better) Russian scientists have found the best way to use an invasive weed brought from America – and called hairy beggarticks or Bidens pilosa officially. Its other names are black-jack, cobbler’s pegs and Spanish needle. The Russians found that the leaves of the plant […]
It's like a Roomba for solar panels. Makes solar panel plants up to 40% more efficient by cleaning off dust while everyone sleeps.
Everything counts in large amounts: July 13, near a beach in Turkey. Campers and locals creating a dump they will later burn. This eco alert hopes to stop widespread illegal dumping of consumer trash. There is nothing more annoying than getting out of the town or city and going to nature for a stroll or […]