In Australia Wildfires, Scenes Of Smoke, Sparks And Chaos

Wildfires are a regular occurrence in Australia, but on New Year's Eve, residents of the state of New South Wales experienced blazes stronger and more destructive than they had in years. In...

Chagabi Etacore: The leader killed by contact with the outside world

Chagabi Etacore was a young child in 1986 when he heard a helicopter hovering over his home in Paraguay's Chaco forest. A member of the Ayoreo Totobiegosode tribe, Chagabi had never...

Niko architect weaves organic, futuristic house into artificial landscape in moscow

house in the landscape by russian firm niko architect is an organic, futuristic residence integrated into an artificial landscape on a village outside moscow. taking into account the limitations of visual contact with the external surroundings,...

Tesla’s bulletproof cybertruck comes with pop-up camper configuration

Since unveiling its cybertruck last week, tesla has racked up a lot of interest. CEO elon musk tweeted on sunday (november 24) that the company had already received 200,000 orders for the new off-road electric vehicle. images courtesy...

NASA Soil Data Joins the Air Force

Getting stuck on a muddy road is a hassle for anyone, but for the U.S. Army it could be far more serious - a matter of life and death in some...

Keystone Pipeline Spills 9,120 Barrels of Oil in Dakota Wetlands

A section of the Keystone Pipeline spilled half an Olympic swimming pool’s worth of sludgy oil into a North Dakota wetland on 29 October. Cleanup is underway, but ecologists say that...

The War On Drugs Isn’t Over, According To The FBI

FBI data indicates that drug possession arrests are on the rise again, following a nine-year decline. Here are two facts that, when read side by side, might hurt your brain. A...

HOW TO MAKE FABRIC FROM RECYCLED PLASTIC BOTTLES

Make no mistake: Recycled fabrics are the most sustainable fabrics you can find. “Ya, but recycled fabrics still use so much energy to convert old stuff into new fabric…” Yes, but...

Climate Change: How Do We Know?

The Earth's climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650,000 years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice...

How to Return a Farm to the Wild—And Maybe Save the Planet

With unstoppable vigour, thickets of thistles three-foot-high were advancing over our land, engulfing acre after acre like the Day Of The Triffids. Every day, as my husband Charlie and I walked...

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This map compares each state’s math and science proficiency to other...

According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation, American students rank 28th in math and science scores. The educated people at Home Snacks made a map of the...

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