The list

Mar 18, 2018
Give your old stuff new life through 'upcycling'

Five ways to transform unwanted items for new uses by “upcycling” them.

Sep 25, 2017
8 apps & devices

We round up eight unique apps and devices that help collect data and give us valuable information about our daily activities

Feb 21, 2017
Electric vehicles speed ahead

Last spring, the number of plug-in electric vehicles sold worldwide surpassed 1.5 million, with a 15% increase in sales during the first five months of 2016 alone. Who are the leaders when it comes to market share? The small European nations of Norway and the Netherlands are racing ahead in sales...

Oct 7, 2016
10 futuristic technologies that have become reality

Smartphones, voice-activated butlers and tablets have transcended science fiction and made their way into our homes, helping us control, manage and monitor our lives. What’s more difficult to imagine? That the idea for the “phone watch” was dreamed up in the 1930s or that the scientists, engineers and big thinkers in...

Jun 20, 2016
Lower energy bills can be yours for a song

The temptation to linger in the shower is understandable, but unnecessarily long showers quickly add up. Even with a low-flow shower head that dispenses about 9.5 litres of water per minute, that’s almost 100 litres down the drain in just 10 minutes. But if you time the length of your...

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