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!

Former Boat Builder Sculpts Breathtaking Wooden Bathtubs

April 17, 2019 at 2:01 pm




These bathtub “sculptures” are practical works of art. They’re sustainable, non-toxic, better insulated, and built to last for life.

Swedish Couple Builds Greenhouse Around Home to Stay Warm and Grow Food All Year Long

March 4, 2019 at 2:26 am




Greenhouse keeps home in the 60’s, even when it’s freezing outside; allows family to grow Mediterranean fruit in Sweden

Study: We Ingest More Plastic From Our Clothing Than Seafood, Salt or Bottled Water

November 2, 2018 at 4:32 am




Study finds we ingest more than 100 plastic microfibers from our polyester clothing per meal

11 Reasons a Clover Lawn is Better than Grass Lawn

August 3, 2018 at 12:52 am




Time to give up and let the clover take over! Clover doesn’t need to be mowed, watered, weeded or fertilized, and it’s softer than grass.

Biogas Generator Turns Food Waste into Natural Gas and Fertilizer

July 20, 2018 at 6:38 pm





Invention produces homemade natural gas and fertilizer from food waste, grass clippings and livestock manure.

Invasive Kudzu Vines Make Beautiful Baskets

July 18, 2018 at 3:46 pm




When life gives you kudzu, make kudzu baskets

Credit: Justin and Shayla’s Rewilding Adventure

STUDY: Hammocks Put You to Sleep Faster and Keep You Asleep Longer Than Beds

July 3, 2018 at 2:23 pm




Hammocks might be the most advanced beds ever invented, according to a growing body of research

Study: 43 Percent of Americans Admit to Checking Smartphones During Sex

June 7, 2018 at 12:42 pm




Study finds we can’t put our phones down for anything — to go to the toilet, to take a shower, not even to have sex.