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Cork is usually used for wine bottles. And after a drink or two- it’s in the trash. Now some engineers say it could change the way homes are built- with the environment in mind.
At first glance, it’s a typical modern house. But a closer look reveals the extraordinary.
An app called Cataki is helping Brazil’s waste pickers make more money.
The service fosters human relation and waste collection.
Roughly 90% of Brazil’s recycled waste is collected by waste-pickers.
Poverty is one important reason behind the large number of waste-pickers here in Brazil.
The biggest foreign buyers of New York real estate were once the Chinese. Not anymore. There has been a dramatic drop in purchases in recent years, in part, because of rising tensions between the U.S. and China. This along with other factors is helping to push prices lower in New York’s once hot ...