Our photo of the day comes from the rainforest of Ecuador. …read more
For something so small, microplastics have created big confusion. Depending on the source, microplastics are the secret to perfect skin, the world’s greatest environmental threat, or already illegal. What is the truth about microplastics?
What are Microplastics?
Any piece of plastic under 5 millimeters long is a microplastic. There are two main types of microplastics. Primary microplastics are intentionally manufactured, usually out of polyethylene (or polypropylene or nylon). The best-known example of primary microplastics …read more
Ten years after it began, DeWalt’s promise to offer easy recycling services for dead rechargeable tool batteries remains firm.
The Call2Recycle program, a collaboration between DeWalt and the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), has been running since DeWalt first announced “National Power Tool Battery Recycling Month” in 2008. In that first year, RBRC reported collecting more than 6.3 million pounds of batteries through the Call2Recycle program.
The RBRC has also grown …read more
Use these recommendations to create a wardrobe that feels as great as it looks. …read more
There is a lot of money to be made in the travel section. Should other media follow their example? …read more
Photographed in various natural settings, these life-sized, child-like works of art invoke a sense of wonder and delight. …read more
The only total lunar eclipse of the year, January’s special eclipse will be visible for its entirety in North and South America. …read more
Wondered how hard it is to dye your old clothes? I found out for you. …read more
This is what happens when LEDs get cheaper and better: designers use more of them. Someone predicted this once. …read more
How do you convince people to eat something from which they instinctively recoil? …read more