Upcycling is the process of transforming old or discarded items into new products of higher value or quality. It involves creatively repurposing materials instead of throwing them away. Ultimately, it is an evolution from just recycling in the way that we are not using new materials, or at least trying to use the minimum needed to create something we need, for example decor, clothes, furniture, etc.
An off-grid home is a type of building that is not connected to the public utilities' infrastructure, such as the electrical grid, water supply, or sewer system. Instead, an off-grid home generates its own power, collects and treats its own water, and manages its own waste. That being said, an off-grid effort may be more or less self-sufficient in terms of how far along the construction methods are taking.
The arrival of AI (Artificial Intelligence) as a companion in our daily lives raises once again the same questions about the future that science fiction writers and philosophers have been empirically asking for the past 100 years, but this time in a very real and relevant way.
While the ranking of the "best beaches in the world" is subjective and can vary depending on the evaluation criteria and timing, some beaches are widely considered, consensually, as the most beautiful in the world.