I have mushy palms and thin denims. For many of my life, I’ve blocked out the omnipresent stream of pickup truck commercials, never referring to the guarantees of dual cabs, towing capability, or pulling as much as a job website and dumping out a ton of gravel. Pickup vans weren’t for me. Then I rode in an electrical pickup truck. ...

Masks have been a robust device within the struggle in opposition to the pandemic, however they’re additionally creating huge waste. Each minute, three million masks are used all over the world—or 129 billion every month—nearly all of that are single-use merchandise produced from plastic microfibers. [Photo: courtesy Tobias Zambotti] Since plastic masks can’t be recycled, they’ll find yourself clogging landfills ...

Renewable energy may energy the world throughout the subsequent 30 years, and wind energy is without doubt one of the most cost-effective, most efficient methods to get there. Besides 80% of the world’s offshore wind blows in deep waters, the place it’s tough to construct wind farms. A brand new design for a radically totally different form of wind turbine ...

Buckminster Fuller as soon as wrote that when the traditional vikings landed in Scandinavia, they flipped their boats the wrong way up and hoisted them up on poles. The arched, waterproof hulls made for a good roof. Like many items of Viking lore, it’s an attractive story which may not be true. (Viking longhouses did function some roofs that loosely ...