August 16, 2018

URANIUM CAN BE EXTRACTED FROM SEAWATER

Uranium, a chemical element widely used in nuclear power plants and nuclear weapons, occurs naturally in nature -in soil, rock and water- but only in tiny […]
August 16, 2018

HOW ICELAND IS TURNING CO2 INTO MINERALS

(Photo: Gretar Ivarsson) In an effort to reduce their carbon emissions, many coal plants bury it in the ground. This process is, however, complicated. It involves […]
August 14, 2018

THE SCIENTISTS DEVELOPING BIO-PLASTICS

Because there are few materials than can compete with plastic in durability, versatility and malleability, it is difficult to replace. There is plastic in virtually everything […]
July 27, 2013

WANT A COOL RETIREMENT HOME? BUILD IT YOURSELF.

Although there are examples in the 1920s in New York, and similar concepts that date as far back as the 17th century, in Hakka walled villages […]
September 28, 2012

Gucci’s Frida Giannini and her Vision of What a Luxury Brand Should Be Today

Frida Giannini became Creative Director at Gucci in 2006, two years after Tom Ford -the man responsible for bringing the brand back from the dead and […]

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