A university in Denmark has created a circular dorm that will make you incredibly frustrated at the tiny double room where you spent your college years. Bet you didn’t have french windows, balconies, and a bike workshop.
By giving Kenyan refugees a raw material to work with that is far more sustainable than trees (given how fast it grows), a new bamboo planting organization is giving a respite to the country’s endangered woodlands.
Burma is haltingly moving from dictatorship to free society. In a country with a clean slate, what can social enterprises do to thrive and help the economy thrive, as well?
Is there a massive eruption just waiting to happen under Naples? Scientists want to find out, but their investigations have the potential to make the problem much, much worse.
Why risk testing drugs on real people when you can see what a drug will do to a replica of the human body instead?
To change how corporations treat the world, change how you treat corporations: Vote with more than just your wallet.
The U.S. has a lot of untapped renewable energy, from wind in the Midwest to solar in the Southwest. These maps show where we could maximize our clean power resources.
Trade an hour of your trouser-hemming expertise for a dental cleaning, or your computer-programming know-how for someone else’s home-weatherizing skills. Hour Exchange Portland has turned the lost art of time banking into a boon for its Maine community.