We at the Optimist Daily are always curious about the latest developments in architecture and design. Recently, it came to our attention that Apple TV+ now has a pretty incredible documentary series out that will take you to some of the world’s most intriguing dwellings. All … [Read more...] about This new series will take you to the world’s most ingenious homes
In these times of turmoil, it is delightful to see giant retailers make the best out of their manufacturing capabilities and convert their operations towards products that can be of much help in the fight against COVID-19. Apple’s latest product, for example, is not an iPhone … [Read more...] about Apple’s latest product is designed to help frontline workers stay safe
Aluminum is abundant in more things than just soda cans; the metal is used in everything from transportation to power lines to smartphones. It’s an incredibly important metal in today’s world, but the problem is that mining, melting, and casting is a carbon-intense process, … [Read more...] about A new process has been invented to create aluminum that slashes emissions
Amid California’s housing availability and affordability crisis, many community members, like teachers, firefighters, first responders and service workers, are struggling to find a roof over their heads, leaving them with no other choice but to live behind the community they have … [Read more...] about Apple pledges $2.5 billion to fight California’s affordable housing crisis
Today, smartphones are made with dozens of materials—from gold and silver to phosphorus and titanium—mined in processes that are often environmentally and socially destructive. But all of those materials could eventually be recovered from old electronics and reused for new … [Read more...] about Apple is dismantling old phones to recover precious metals, but is it enough?