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tech-science

Climate Change Revived a Plant That Hasn't Bred in the UK Since the Dinosaur Age

Cycads used to grow in the UK during the age of the dinosaurs. Warming temperatures are helping them return.
Becky Ferreira
8.23.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Snoop Dogg Makes Shocking Botanical Discovery in Martha Stewart's Driveway

"Somebody tell me what this is. A who? That's a pine cone?"
Drew Schwartz
5.10.18
Foraging

Let This Restaurant Turn Your Overgrown Garden into Dinner

“One woman contacted us and asked us to clear a huge patch of wild garlic. It was brilliant—she got her garden cleared for free, and we got to use a load of really great garlic.”
Johanna Derry
11.14.17
plants

How I Went From Growing Weed to Cultivating Michelin Star-Quality Microgreens

The Modern Salad Grower farm supplies salad and herbs to some of the UK’s best chefs. “I hadn’t had any experience of growing anything before,” admits founder Sean O’Neill. “Well, I grew ganja when I was a schoolboy.”
Sean O’Neill
6.19.17
Features

Remembering Mort Garson, the Plant-Loving, Moon-Landing and Sadly Forgotten American Electronic Pioneer

We look back at the life and work of a man who reshaped the sound of the 20th century.
Robert Greer
2.8.17
Art

Succulents Make a Stunning Statement Inside Vintage Typewriters

Turkish artist Aysenaz Karayalcin likens succulents to the resilence of women around the world.
Beckett Mufson
1.25.17
Art

Sensual Drawings of Gnarled Hands Touching Nature | Monday Insta Illustrator

"Woah, look at my hands..."
Beckett Mufson
1.2.17
Art

Digital Christmas Trees to Upgrade Your Apartment | GIF Six-Pack

Thanks to GIFs, you'll never sweep up pointy pine needles again.
Beckett Mufson
12.23.16
Design

This Woodland Design Farm Actually Grows Furniture

British tree farmer, artist and designer Gavin Munro talks about the art of “zen 3D printing” with wood.
DJ Pangburn
12.22.16
News

How Hydroelectric Projects in Canada Put First-Nations Communities at Risk

A Harvard study looked at the 22 proposed hydro projects in Canada's not-so-distant future, all of them near indigenous communities.
James Wilt
12.4.16
Art

Vibrant Flora Paintings Are an Archaeological Portrait of Life

Anna Valdez's houseplant paintings have seriously chill vibes.
Giaco Furino
11.13.16
plants

Scientists Just Figured Out How to Turn Spinach Into a Bomb Detector

New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology shows how the spinach plant can be transformed into a device for detecting buried munitions.
Phoebe Hurst
11.1.16
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