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The nature-themed floors at Slack's San Francisco headquarters take employees from the desert to a cloudy mountaintop

The nature-themed floors at Slack's San Francisco headquarters take employees from the desert to a cloudy mountaintop

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Slack's San Francisco headquarters has a unique, nature-themed office. Each floor is inspired by a different natural landscape of the Pacific Crest Trail, along the west...
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Top 100 Changemakers 2020: Health and sport

Top 100 Changemakers 2020: Health and sport

2 days ago   |   The Big Issue

Carl Adams, Primal Roots Carl Adams founded Primal Roots - a mindful gym based in the Kent woodlands - with the help of fitness professionals Steve Denby, Liu Batchelor, Giles...
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Nintendo Switch GameCube controller mod makes the world's coolest Joy-Cons

Nintendo Switch GameCube controller mod makes the world's coolest Joy-Cons

8 days ago   |   Metro

Not available in shops If you insist on playing Super Smash Bros. as nature intended then a fan-made mod for the old GameCube controllers could be for you. Super Smash Bros...
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‘Art into nature, nature into art': César Manrique, the architect of Lanzarote

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

Fusing landscape, art and architecture, Manrique embraced the island's rugged volcanic terrain as a canvas to create works that are stunning a new generation of art lovers and...
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In photos: A global exploration of nature-based technology

11 days ago   |   The Independent

In an era of high-tech and climate extremes, this book examines the design movement building on indigenous philosophy
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An architect designed luxury 'treehouse hotels' towering above a remote forest in a medieval Austrian ski town - here's a closer look

An architect designed luxury 'treehouse hotels' towering above a remote forest in a medieval Austrian ski town - here's a closer look

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Milan-based architecture firm Peter Pichler has proposed a design for a series of wooden treehouse hotel suites in Kitzbühel, Austria . Kitzbühel is a ritzy ski town in the...
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This New Open Source Software Can Help Spot Cancerous Cells

11 days ago   |   Computer Business Review

A global team of researchers say they have open sourced new software designed to assess the proportion of cancerous cells in a tumour sample, among a range of other functions...
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Railway ecologists make sure massive improvement projects do not disturb badgers

12 days ago   |   Press and Journal

Nature experts have been deployed to more than 50 spots across Scotland in the last year to make sure that badgers do not come to harm on railway lines. The Network Rail...
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Trail-blazing astronomer Vera Rubin honoured

Trail-blazing astronomer Vera Rubin honoured

13 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

Vera Rubin, working with a spectrograph designed by Kent Ford, at the business end of the 2.1-metre telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory. Image: NSF's Optical-Infrared...
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Local nature charity hopes to win P&J minibus to help vulnerable youth and elderly explore the outdoors

16 days ago   |   Press and Journal

A Moray-based charity is hoping to get more people exploring the outdoors - by winning a minibus. Wildthings, based in Findhorn, operates across Grampian and the Highlands and...
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Nora Quoirin's Family Sues Malaysian Resort Over Vulnerable Teenager's Death

Nora Quoirin's Family Sues Malaysian Resort Over Vulnerable Teenager's Death

The family of a London teenager found dead after she disappeared in a Malaysian nature reserve last year is suing the resort for alleged negligence. Nora Quoirin , a sweet, shy... Read more ...

Light changes everything

Light changes everything

Nyakantingi Primary School Derrick studies at Nyakantingi primary school in Zambia. It's a rural school, miles away from the electricity grid - in an area that has been badly... Read more ...

LED SCALE-UP: Connected Lighting - Investing in the Future

LED SCALE-UP: Connected Lighting - Investing in the Future

On 11th December The Climate Group hosted a webinar titled ‘LED SCALE-UP: Connected Lighting - Investing in the Future', where we examined how cities can get LED programs off... Read more ...

Nora Quoirin's family sue Malaysian resort over vulnerable teen's death

Nora Quoirin's family sue Malaysian resort over vulnerable teen's death

Nora Quoirin, right, went missing in Malaysia on August 4 last year The family of a London teenager found dead after she disappeared from a Malaysian nature resort last year... Read more ...

The nature-themed floors at Slack's San Francisco headquarters take...

The nature-themed floors at Slack's San Francisco headquarters take employees from the desert to a cloudy mountaintop

Slack's San Francisco headquarters has a unique, nature-themed office. Each floor is inspired by a different natural landscape of the Pacific Crest Trail, along the west... Read more ...

Locals only: intimate portraits from Amber Pinkerton in Jamaica

Locals only: intimate portraits from Amber Pinkerton in Jamaica

“The beauty of Jamaica lies within it's slow-paced, laidback nature,” says photographer Amber Pinkerton who shot a series of intimate close-up portraits of people in her... Read more ...

The next big leap for fake meat

The next big leap for fake meat

The choice seemed obvious: Burger A was the real meat, Burger B the one made from plants. Glenn Beck was sure of it. During a broadcast of his radio show last May, he took a... Read more ...

Platypus population ‘under severe stress' as waterways dry up amid bush fires

Platypus population ‘under severe stress' as waterways dry up amid bush fires

Platypus are struggling as their waterways dry up across Australia (Picture: Conservationists have been racing to save platypus in Australia after their dwindling waterways... Read more ...

Mud pie making and exploring nature: The north-east outdoor nursery that's...

Mud pie making and exploring nature: The north-east outdoor nursery that's trying something a little different

At many nurseries, the north-east climate means much of the activities on offer take place within the confines of a classroom. But with mud pie making and water play on the... Read more ...

The largest insect that ever lived

The largest insect that ever lived

The Dragonfly-like Meganeuropsis was a giant insect that plied the skies from the Late Carboniferous to the Late Permian, some 317 to 247 million years ago. It had a wingspan... Read more ...