Today’s Solutions: June 18, 2024

Rare pink dolphin are back in

Rare pink dolphin are back in Hong Kong as lockdown halts ferry traffic

From multiple successful turtle hatchings around the world to decreasing rates of rhino poaching in South Africa, coronavirus lockdowns have been a blessing to many species of wildlife. More recently, scientists have discovered that diminished human activity has also benefited the elusive pink Read More...

Scientists 3D-printed terracot

Scientists 3D-printed terracotta tiles to restore degraded coral reefs

Like in many other parts of the world, coral presence in Hong Kong has suffered a significant decline in recent years, due to many pressing challenges, including rising ocean temperatures, overfishing, and pollution. This is troubling since coral reefs are some of the most diverse and valuable Read More...

This series will take you to t

This series will take you to the world's most ingenious homes

We at the Optimist Daily are always curious about the latest developments in architecture and design. It came to our attention that Apple TV+ has a pretty incredible documentary series out that will take you to some of the world’s most intriguing dwellings. All the episodes in the series Read More...

This door handle sterilizes it

This door handle sterilizes itself constantly using UV light

Door handles tend to be home to alarmingly high levels of bacteria. That’s why a team of graduates from the University of Hong Kong have designed a door handle that uses light to constantly sterilize itself. Comprised of a glass tube with aluminum caps at each end, the door handle is covered in Read More...