The science of peer pressure: Infographic
May 28, 2012, 5:43 p.m.
Research has linked peer pressure to plenty of negative behaviors, but did you know there's an upside? Take a look at how it can lead to positive things — like living a greener life.
How much does solar cost? Infographic
May 14, 2012, 6:07 p.m.
Plenty of homeowners have asked this question, but it can be a difficult one to answer. One Block off the Grid took the estimates of more than 45,000 homeowners and came up with this graphic.
How your commute is killing you: Infographic
May 7, 2012, 4:50 p.m.
We spend an average of 38 minutes a day getting to and from work. (That's 165 hours a year.)
Why you should care about water conservation: Infographic
May 3, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
The vast majority of water on our planet can't be used, so the fresh water that's available should be treasured. These are just a few of the water supply issues we face.
Mind your textile waste: Infographic
April 30, 2012, 5:53 p.m.
Here's the skinny on trash trends: Of the roughly 13 million tons of textiles tossed each year, only about 15% are recovered for reuse or recycling.
How to find real food and make healthier choices: Infographic
April 23, 2012, 6:25 p.m.
An estimated 70% of food sold in the supermarket contains genetically modified organisms. Are you ready to eat smart?
Infographic: 9 surprising things about people who go solar
April 23, 2012, 8 a.m. by Matt Hickman
As found in a poll conducted by One Block Off the Grid, solar-installing homeowners are a rather stereotype-busting bunch: auto-obsessed, prone to cranking up the AC and not all that crunchy in the least.
The world's most powerful telescopes: Infographic
April 22, 2012, 4:16 p.m.
Only in the last 60 years have we made progress in understanding our skies through huge powerful telescopes. Here's a look at some of the most impressive scopes in the world.
What is a green wine? Infographic
April 16, 2012, 6:01 p.m.
There are plenty of buzzwords around sustainable wines, but what do they mean? We spell it out for you.
Most insects can't recognize individual faces, but these wasps can
Australian fires reveal ancient water system built long before the pyramids
Knitted anatomy kits offer cruelty-free dissections
Newly discovered underwater volcanic range is teeming with bizarre, tiny fanged fish
What gray hair says about your health
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England