For isolated desert regions where access to fresh water is a constant battle there’s a bamboo tower that is proving to be a lifesaver.
We hear an awful lot about global warming these days, but what if that concept was taken to the extreme and the entire planet’s ice melted?
Canadian beavers are chewing their way through the forests of South America and leaving an irreparable swath of destruction in their wake.
Can trees talk to one another? Researchers believe it makes a lot of sense; now it’s teaching humans their language that’s the issue.
If someone tells you, “When in doubt, light it on fire,” and they’re referring to a huge crater leaking natural gas, don’t listen to them.
Would having a pipeline under your town flowing with beer be a dream come true for you? If so, you might want to consider moving to Bruges.
The Centennial Light Bulb has been shining bright for over 100 years now. How come it seems like bulbs today burn out in only a few months?
Thanks to climate change, glaciers are receding at an alarming rate. As the ice continues to disappear, morbid secrets are being unearthed.
Two men with severe disabilities have teamed up to form an unstoppable tree-planting tandem, turning what was once a wasteland into a...
Do you know the origin stories of your favorite foods? We're betting you wouldn't recognize some of them when they're still in the fields.
The human brain is an amazing tool, but why is it so lousy at comprehending the seriousness of big picture problems like climate change?
Conspiracies, fakery and lots of Photoshop: some people still believe the world is flat, and they have the theories to (not) prove it.
Do you dream about living near the ocean? How about ON the ocean, in a self-governing, floating city. What could possibly go wrong?
Climate change might be destroying our much-needed morning cup of coffee. Is this the wake-up call our caffeine-crazed world needs?
How far would you go to show your gratitude to a friend for saving your life? Meet a penguin who keeps returning to the man who saved his.
The world's deepest well has been drilled 13,000 feet beneath Antarctic ice. Why? What's being found will help in the search for life in...
Think you've been stuck in some ridiculous traffic jams? You won't believe what drivers in China are dealing with.
African nations are planting a continent-crossing Great Green Wall made entirely of vegetation and providing food security for millions.
We all hate it when bugs crash a good picnic, but here's the thing: insects are vital to our survival, and studies show we are wiping them...