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Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is So Good For You

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even …

Archaeologists Beat Flood Waters And Dig Up Ancient Mosaics

Do you ever wonder what we'll leave behind for future generations? And what impressions those future archaeologists will take from our stuff? Will …

This Pipe Could End California's Drought Problem

A giant, solar-powered pipe unveiled by Vancouver researchers at Land Art Generator Initiative 2016 could end California’s drought problem.<p>California …

Solar Panels

Earth - The world now sounds different to how it did a century ago

You can hear the climate changing. As the world warms, the soundtrack of the ocean is shifting.<p>In 2015, a US team of scientists and engineers reported that the loudest sound in some waters now comes from millions of tiny bubbles, which are released by melting glaciers and icebergs. In the fjords of …

Habitats

We don’t yet know Trump’s surveillance plans, but follow these guidelines if you think it’s better to be safe than sorry<p>In January 2017, Donald Trump will become President of the United States of America, and the most technologically advanced surveillance infrastructure in the world will start …

Privacy

Green building materials 101: The best products to use

California’s leading green building expert offers guidance for buying eco-friendly products<p>Ever wonder if that sheet of plywood or tile sealer that you’re using in your home renovation is bad for the environment or your family? We did the research to assemble a cheat sheet for purchasing more …

Home Improvement

This massive farm grows 15% of Australia's tomatoes without soil, fresh water or fossil fuels

Did you know there is a way to grow tons of fresh fruits and vegetables with saltwater and solar energy? The good people at SunDrop Farms are doing …

2,000 Watercolor Paintings Create a Haunting Animated Film

Berlin animation house Talking Animals has produced a stunning cautionary tale about trespassing in haunted mansions.<p>Anyone who's watched an 80s horror flick will tell you, "Don't enter the haunted house." Apparently no one told Bird or Lion, the protagonists of a new hybrid animation by Berlin …

Green Roof Shows Off Sustainable Living by the Australian Coast

The clients for this sustainably constructed project in Australia worked closely with ArchiBlox to ensure that <b>Avalon House</b> had minimal impact on the …

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Cylindrical Treehouse Made with Sustainable Bamboo Is a Solar Powered Oasis in Mexico

Just north of Acapulco, in Juluchuca, Mexico, the Playa Viva sustainable resort has unveiled a treehouse suite surrounded by lush palms. Taking sustainable vacationing to another level, the bilevel, beachfront treehouse sprawls over 700 square feet and was designed by Deture Culsign. The firm aimed …

A New V-Shape Roof Can Collect Solar Power, Wind Power and Rain Water

Scientists have been busy designing a roof that uses not just solar power, but wind and rain power as well, to generate energy. There is a total of …

Portable micro wind turbine prototype weighs 2 lbs and packs down to the size of an umbrella

<b>Lightweight, collapsible, and quick to deploy, this little wind generator might be a viable off-grid portable power source in places where solar</b> …

Attack of the plastic eaters: Can mushrooms, bacteria and mealworms save the planet from pollution?

Scientists are turning to natural organisms with strange appetites to fix the man-made problem of plastic pollution<p>The colorless, threadlike tendrils expand slowly, on the lookout for unsuspecting prey. Gnarled and hungry, these twisting branches inject their targets with acidic, oozy secretions, …

Want clean air? NASA says these are the best house plants for filtering out chemicals

In today’s modern world it can feel really hard to have a safe space where the air is clean and healthy. Especially if you live in a city it is …

You didn't imagine it, Pokémon Go's recent patch did make monsters harder to catch

Last weekend, Pokémon Go's much-maligned update removed the game's broken tracking feature and killed off support for third-party apps such as …

Wild Survival: 6 Medicinal Plants You Should Know

Next to feeding and hydrating yourself, survival in the wild could come down to preventing injuries going from bad to worse. Antiseptics, …

19 Tips to Save Money in your Garden

<b>Use mulch!</b> Click here to see how to mulch your garden for free. Mulch helps keep in moisture to save on water waste, evaporation, and erosion of soil …

A Preview of The Coming War on China ~ [Journalist John Pilger talks about China, Okinawa, and U.S. policy in Asia]

<i>John Pilger is a world-renowned journalist, documentary filmmaker and author. He has twice won Britain’s highest award for journalism. His films have</i> …

Off-Grid passive house lets you unplug and unwind in San Diego

This southern California beauty is powered by the sun and wind<p>A sculptural 17-foot-tall wind turbine hovers over Casa Aguila, the first Passive House in San Diego county. Able to go entirely off-grid, the home generates its own energy through the turbine and solar panels, and conserves power with a …

Off-grid

Prey For the Gods Kickstarter nears end with confirmed PS4 and Xbox One versions

Shadow of the Colossus-inspired adventure game Prey For the Gods has made 150 per cent of its Kickstarter goal with another 12 hours left. More …

Kickstarter

15 Creative Decor Projects Made From Wood

Wood is one of our favourite things to create DIY décor from because it’s so versatile depending on how you use it. Wood can be polished and shiny in …

9 Reasons Why Beer Is Even Better Than You Thought

Happy National Beer Day!<p>In honor of this great and extremely important holiday, we've decided to round up all the reasons why you should love this awesome drink. It turns out that beer has many uses you may have never known of before. Did you know that in many places in Europe people use it to …

"Ripening" Method Yields High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells

<b>Published on</b> August 5th, 2016 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>0<p>“Ripening” Method Yields High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells<p>August 5th, 2016 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>Ostwald …

21 Seafood Recipes That Are Even Better Than Chicken

YEP. I said it.<p><i>For more seafood recipes, head over to Food52.</i>