Latest solar distillation gadget concept claims near-perfect efficiency in purifying water

The new water purification technique involves draping a sheet of carbon-dipped paper in an upside-down “V” Access to clean water is one of the world’s most pressing problems, but a team of University at Buffalo researchers has come up with a new take on an old technology that uses sunlight to purify water. Led by […]

Proposed timber tower would be a tall order drink of water for NYC

The Central Park Tower would rise to a height of 712 ft (217 m), making it the world’s tallest timber tower New York City’s DFA Studio recently unveiled a blue sky proposal for an observation tower in Central Park. If built, it would be the world’s tallest timber structure and offer excellent views of NYC. Interestingly, […]