3-D printed car and home live in symbiotic off-grid harmony
September 30, 2015, 4:15 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A solar-powered home that can charge a car is one thing. But what if power flowed the other way, as well?
Haohan Qiao: A bridge I'd really rather not cross when I come to it
September 29, 2015, 4:26 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Say hello — or no thank you — to the dread-inducing centerpiece of China's Shiniuzhai National Geological Park.
Brazilian architect transforms retired shipping container into really big periscope
September 29, 2015, 12:58 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Superiscópio might just be the largest optical instrument of its kind in the world.
These 3-D printed Martian dwellings are assembled with robot labor
September 28, 2015, 7:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Having conquered both the moon and Cupertino, Sir Norman Foster eyes the Red Planet.
Massive 3-D printer pumps out affordable, mud-based housing
September 25, 2015, 4:11 p.m. by Matt Hickman
An Italian printing studio takes the concept of dirt cheap housing to an entirely new level.
Styrofoam containers squeak back into NYC's waste stream
September 23, 2015, 7:01 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A fleeting ban on the ubiquitous landfill-clogger is overturned by a Manhattan judge.
Take a dizzying walk on the wild side along the 'High Line of the forest'
September 23, 2015, 10:40 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Soaring 40 feet above the forest floor, the Adirondacks' newest trail is a leaf-peeper's delight.
The walkway to Old Faithful is now paved with recycled tires
September 17, 2015, 3:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Forgoing asphalt helps make Yellowstone's gushing geothermal landmark even gushier.
Norwegian politicians propose housing refugees on remote Arctic archipelago
September 16, 2015, 4:37 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Could an influx of Syrian asylum seekers upset Svalbard's human to polar bear ratio?