Feed Ducks Frozen Peas, Not Bread, Wildlife Organization Urges

July 26, 2020 at 2:45 pm




Bread makes ducks sick, prevents them from learning to forage, and can even deform their wings so they can’t fly. Here are some healthier alternatives, if you must feed the ducks.

Owls Could Kill Over 1000 Mice a Year Each if We Stopped Killing Them With Rodenticide

May 14, 2020 at 10:39 pm




In one of man’s most counterproductive efforts, we are killing the predators of our pests. Owls are nature’s best rodent control, here’s how to make them feel at home in your yard.

Barn owls

California Fills Skate Parks with Sand. Skateboarders Shovel it Out and Keep Skating.

April 21, 2020 at 5:46 pm




You can take their beaches, bike paths and hiking trails, but Californians said the state went too far when it tried to take their skate parks

Hemp Houses are Being 3D-Printed in Australia

February 26, 2020 at 5:54 pm

Soon, we’ll be able to order 3D-printed hemp houses!

A Dutch town will host the world’s first five livable 3D-printed homes, with residents set to move in next year. Credit: Project Milestone

640-Square-Foot Solar-Powered Shipping Container House with Greenhouse for $25,000

February 13, 2020 at 2:15 pm




Man designs greenhouse home that could get you totally off grid for as little as $25,000

7 Reasons To Get a Christmas Cactus Instead Of — Or In Addition To — A Christmas Tree

November 18, 2019 at 5:22 pm




Christmas cacti can live in your house for over 100 years and be passed from generation to generation, blooming beautiful red flowers ever holiday season

 

Indian Architect Designs Algae Walls That Purify Polluted Water

October 19, 2019 at 11:36 pm




These algae-infused walls treat wastewater naturally and cheaply, removing heavy metals and other pollutants without harsh chemicals

Woman Knits Lace Fence For Her Garden With Giant Needles

July 25, 2019 at 9:53 pm




This Scottish woman loved Shetland lace so much, she knitted it into a fence for her garden

Bowl-Shaped Roofs Collect Rainwater and Cool House

June 22, 2019 at 3:34 pm




Architecture company develops a roof that collects rainwater and cools your house at the same time

A Single Dragonfly Can Eat Hundreds of Mosquitoes Per Day, Plant This to Attract Them to Your Yard

May 31, 2019 at 3:44 pm




Plant these aquatic plants in a barrel of water and never worry about mosquitoes, termites, deerflies, blackflies or horseflies again!