Dirt-cheap bricks—just add pressure Bricks are fairly easy to make, but in the developing world, traditional fired bricks are sometimes weak and crumble-prone, while cement ones are often unaffordable.
The Alliance For Green Heat recently announced the 14 finalists that will compete in the first-ever Wood Stove Design Challenge, an international competition that showcases some of the cleanest, most next-generation
Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, tornadoes and other disasters can turn a region upside down in a day. And for some unlucky families the crisis may last for weeks if not months. Disaster planning begins
The BirkSun, shown in Levels Teal, has a built-in solar panel and rechargeable battery (BirkSun/Instagram) Could portable solar power liberate me from the grid? Lindsay Abrams September 25, 2013 4:28pm
Apples are weird. Here are their weird names. The Baldwin. The Northern Spy. Apples are almost always named after old, moneyed English people and books they would read. And now that fall is here, it's
When two engineers at a sleek New York design company started making an ultra-efficient cook stove, they had their own holidays and camping trips in mind. Now, they are betting their technology will save