Lessons from a trash-talking, dumpster-diving professor

June 29, 2015 by  
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A 33-square-foot home makes a shipping container look palatial, as the Huston-Tilloston University campus discovered firsthand.

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NASA Study Finds Even More Water on the Moon (100 Times More!)

May 31, 2011 by  
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Photo by Brian Wright It wasn’t long ago that scientists were saying the Earth’s moon may have more water than the Great Lakes . Now comes another study, also funded like the one last, by NASA, that says the moon may have 100 times as much water as previously thought

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How Fox News Manufactures, Spreads Anti-Climate Talking Points

May 31, 2011 by  
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One of the primary reasons that many Americans remain confused about climate change is that the cable news network that they get their news from actively works to keep them confused. It’s hardly a secret that Fox News sets and follows a politically motivated agenda — convincing folks climate change is a hoax is just one of its planks

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A Summer Pavilion Made from 2,000 Beer Crates

August 18, 2010 by  
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Images: University of Applied Sciences in Detmold Like the unassuming but architecturally versatile shipping pallet , a lot can be done with a humble beer crate.

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Non-recyclable Cardboard Housing: The Next Strawbale?

August 13, 2010 by  
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Images: Auburn University Rural Studio You’ve probably heard of strawbale construction — but what about cardboard bale construction?

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Research Suggests Frequent Fires Could Help Forest Ecosystems

March 3, 2010 by  
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Forest recovering after the B&B Complex fire in 2003 in the central Oregon Cascade Range. Photo by Garrett Meigs, Oregon State University via Flickr .

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US Will Back International Ban on Bluefin Tuna Trade

March 3, 2010 by  
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Without a commercial trade ban, illustrations and photos will be the only Atlantic bluefin tuna the world sees. Image: Wikipedia . Some good news for critically endangered Atlantic bluefin tuna : The Obama administration says it will back a proposal to place the species in Appendix 1 of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species , thereby prohibiting further trade

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Rice University Adds Nanodragster to Nanocar Collection

January 20, 2010 by  
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Get Ready for 7 Foot Sea Level Rise by 2100 + Antarctic Glacier Past Tipping Point

January 15, 2010 by  
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British Antarctic Survey camp on Pine Island Glacier. Photo: Wikipedia . A quick update on the state of sea level rise projections

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Hi-Tech, Satellite-Controlled Robot ‘Gliders’ to Scour Ocean Depths Up to 3,280 Ft

January 15, 2010 by  
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Photos via IMF-GEOMAR Sure, they look like torpedoes. But they’re so much more useful.

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