Arizona Iced Tea Founder Says He’ll Never Change the 99¢ Price and Explains Why

Arizona Iced Tea has garnered widespread recognition for its brightly colored cans and steadfast 99¢ price, a hallmark that has remained unchanged since its inception in 1992. Co-founder and chairman Don Vultaggio recently delved into the rationale behind this pricing strategy in ...

This Scenic Town in Sweden is Selling Cheap Land to Get People to Move There: ‘We Can Offer You a High Quality of Life,’ Mayor Says

Götene, a picturesque town in Sweden, is enticing potential residents by offering land at a meager cost of 1 krona per square meter, equivalent to nine US cents per 10 square feet. Located about 200 miles from Stockholm, the initiative aims to revitalize the town by counteracting ...

Early 20th-Century Portraits Preserve the Heritage of Native Americans

Early 20th-century portraits by Edward S. Curtis played a crucial role in preserving the heritage of Native Americans during a period of rapid American expansion and government intervention. Curtis, motivated by a belief that Native American cultures were disappearing, dedicated over ...

Giant Trolls Scattered in a Forest Invite the Public on a Fairy Tale Scavenger Hunt

In Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, artist Thomas Dambo’s latest project, Alexa’s Elixir, invites the public on an enchanting fairy tale scavenger hunt through the forest. This imaginative exhibition, created with the help of over 300 volunteers, features five of Dambo’s ...

$25.00 ‘Bacteria Batteries’ Allow Farmers to Power Sensing Equipment with Soil

A UK ag-tech firm, Bactery, is revolutionizing agricultural technology with their $25.00 bacteria batteries, designed to power sensing equipment directly from the soil. These innovative batteries harness bioelectrochemical processes in soil microbes, capturing electrons through an ...

29 Bottles of Preserved Fruit From the 18th Century Discovered at George Washington’s Estate

In May 2024, the archaeological community was electrified by a remarkable discovery at George Washington’s estate, Mount Vernon. Initially, two 18th-century bottles were unearthed, containing cherries picked before the founding of the United States. However, this thrilling find ...

Rare White Bison Calf Born at Yellowstone National Park Is a Sacred Symbol

American bison once flourished across the United States, from the western tip of New York state to the eastern edges of Oregon. These magnificent creatures, which can weigh up to 2,000 pounds, were vital as a food source for Indigenous peoples and figured heavily in their history, ...

Nicer Design Creates Bird-Box House Numbers to Encourage Urban Birdlife

Polish design studio Nicer Design, led by Mikołaj Nicer and his father Paweł Frej, has developed the Numbird collection of digit-shaped nesting boxes aimed at supporting urban bird populations. These innovative birdhouses double as house numbers, seamlessly integrating functionality ...

Garden Pavilion for Plant Conservation Is Made Using a Modified Softwood That Is as Good as Hardwood

Designed by NU Architectuur Atelier, the Green Ark pavilion is a remarkable example of sustainable architecture in Belgium’s Meise Botanic Garden. Located in the heart of the 92-hectare conservatory, this sophisticated structure is part of an ambitious project aimed at restoring ...
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