Sustainability

Living Root Bridges of Meghalaya: An Ingenious Engineering Solution

Living Root Bridges of Meghalaya: An Ingenious Engineering Solution

On the planet, there exist many places with conditions so harsh no man-made structure can withstand unruly forces. Before the construction of any building,...

Simple Self-Healing Roads Can Last Up to 80 Years

Simple Self-Healing Roads Can Last Up to 80 Years

It deteriorates your car, slows down your day, and it could even end your life. It seems bad roads are everywhere- and global warming...

What It Would Really Take to Run the World off of Renewable Energy

What It Would Really Take to Run the World off of Renewable Energy

As the world continues to debate global warming and what the causes are, we are left with a looming problem for the future of...

32 Great Tips for Building Shipping Container Homes

32 Great Tips for Building Shipping Container Homes

Shipping container homes have grown in popularity immensely in the last few years, and for good reason: they are strong, durable, cheap, eco-friendly (compared...

Google Street View Cars Get Lasers to Spot Invisible Methane Leaks

Google Street View Cars Get Lasers to Spot Invisible Methane Leaks

Detecting particular natural gasses such as methane is difficult as they don’t produce any odors and cannot be seen by human eyes. Thanks to...

The World’s Largest Artificial Sun ‘Synlight’ Rises in Germany

The World’s Largest Artificial Sun ‘Synlight’ Rises in Germany

The world’s largest artificial sun, called Synlight, by the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) was switched on the 23rd of March 2017, with the intention...

Seven Cool Biofuel Crops That We Use for Fuel Production

Seven Cool Biofuel Crops That We Use for Fuel Production

Biofuels and biofuel crops have been vaunted by politicians, journalists and scientists for years. A method of producing fuel from plants or other sources...

IKEA Releases Instructions for a DIY Sustainable Indoor Garden

IKEA Releases Instructions for a DIY Sustainable Indoor Garden

IKEA is well known for their ‘easy’ to build (but not so easy) flat pack trendy home furniture. But IKEA has branched out into sustainable living...

Examining the Downfall of American Civil Infrastructure

Examining the Downfall of American Civil Infrastructure

If you didn’t already know, modern day American cities are struggling for money. Detroit is one of the most prime examples of how a...

From Augmented Reality to IoT: Where Manufacturing is Headed

From Augmented Reality to IoT: Where Manufacturing is Headed

Manufacturing in the US alone is large enough to be the 9th largest economy in the world. There’s no question that global manufacturing is...