Getting water to drought-stricken areas is an increasing concern for scientists. In the future, desalination systems will become simpler and more accessible to get water to those who need it, but another solution could be to just pull water right out of the air. Engineers … [Read more...] about This gel film pulls drinking water from the air in even the driest places
One of the first health tips you might commonly hear is to drink more water. Social media influencers echo each other saying “stay hydrated,” it's their "secret" to good skin, a slim waistline, and healthy organs. But in terms of health logistics, what's going on when we … [Read more...] about How much water do you really need to drink?
Millions of Muslims across the world have just started celebrating the holy month of Ramadan, which means fasting from sunrise to sunset each day for all observants. According to one study, around eight percent of these are unsure of the best foods to keep themselves feeling full … [Read more...] about Tips to keep you feeling fuller and more energized this Ramadan
Every day we have a choice in which appliance to use. The kettle or the stove? A bath or a shower? Most of the time it's convenience and habit that automatically choose between our options. However, it may be useful to pause for a second and consider which is more efficient in … [Read more...] about How much energy? Your home energy questions answered
Two weeks ago, we wrote a piece on upcycling your “business,” going into the green uses some companies found for human waste. Innovation and recycling mean looking everywhere possible for solutions, and The Optimist Daily loves writing about the ones that are found… even if they … [Read more...] about Oregon wastewater facility makes its own power with human waste