Scientists have been crowdsourcing periodical cicadas for nearly 200 years, with notices in newspapers and postcards, then answering machines and emails. Now the public can help track Brood X with an app called Cicada Safari.
The sibling duo started the aluminum can recycling business, in part, because of pandemic boredom. Now, they have more cans than they can crush and advice for young entrepreneurs, like Tip No. 8: "Feel good about helping the environment!"