The drive-in theater: It’s a nostalgic relic of America’s past that we typically only see on screen rather in real life. At least, that was the case last year. In October 2019, there were only 305 drive-in theaters in the US—and hardly any outside America. But with the pandemic … [Read more...] about How the retro drive-in is being reimagined in the coronavirus era
An Uber feature that allows riders in European cities to opt for a “green” car is now coming to the US and Canada. Uber Green, as it’s known, is part of the ride-hailing giant’s renewed commitment to become zero-carbon by 2040. Basically, how it works is when you select a ride, … [Read more...] about Uber users can now opt for green rides in the US and Canada
At the end of July, we shared the news that Tahlequah, the grieving orca, was pregnant once more. Now, thanks to satellite images, we know she has successfully given birth to a health calf. The southern resident killer whale first came into the news back in 2018 when she … [Read more...] about The grieving orca Tahlequah has given birth to a healthy calf!
We recently published an article on how to vote during a pandemic, but let's take a step back and talk about why you should vote at all. If you’re on the fence about exercising your civil liberties or even if you’re a passionate advocate for democratic participation, here’s seven … [Read more...] about To vote or not to vote? 7 Facts on why you should
We need to capture more carbon from the atmosphere to slow climate change. While carbon capture technology is a possibility, one startup in Australia believes we can capture more carbon by planting seeds that are coated in microbial fungi and bacteria, which improve the plant’s … [Read more...] about Coating seeds with microbes boosts plants’ carbon capture abilities