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It Happened Today – June 16

Welcome to Life Without Plastic - shop for the best plastic alternatives - environmental and eco-friendly shop - plastic free products - non plastic products - water dispenser, bottle, food container, lunch boxes, baby dishes, tumblers, plates, water stor. In Photos: Artwork created from discarded cigarette butts. In Photos: Artwork created from discarded cigarette butts Cigarettes aren’t only bad for your health but statistics point out that they’re even worse for the environment.

In Photos: Artwork created from discarded cigarette butts

According to recent statistics, about 1.1 billion people in the world are smokers and about 10 million cigarettes are purchased every minute around the world. Apart from creating a plume of toxic gases, cigarettes leave a much longer effect on the environment in the form of cigarette butts. Cigarette butts can take up to 12 years to degrade. Moreover, a new study has rated cigarette butts as one of the most ubiquitous forms of garbage in the world that have been found to be toxic to saltwater and freshwater fish.

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Quote Images, Funny Quotes, Inspiring Quotes - Top 20 World Most Beautiful Living Spaces. 03 Mar 2013 March 3, 2013 If you are browsing internet for Home Ideas, Decoration and Remodeling Tips you are on the right place.

Top 20 World Most Beautiful Living Spaces

In today’s article we collected the top 20 most beautiful living spaces around the world. Lundgaard & Tranberg. The principle inspiration for the project is the meeting of the collective and the individual, a characteristic inherent to the dormitory building type.

Lundgaard & Tranberg

The simple circular form of the Tietgen Dormitory is an urban response to the context, providing a bold architectural statement in the newly planned area. The building's circular form - symbol of equality and the communal - is contrasted by projecting volumes expressing the individual residences. The upper levels are organized with 360 residence units along the perimeter and the communal functions are oriented toward the inner courtyard. Facilities common to the entire dormitory are grouped at ground level. The apartments are set at differing depths in an alternating rhythm, which expresses the individual's unique identity through its form and gives the exterior form of the building it's characteristic, crystalline expression and neutralises the possibly monumental shape of the cylindrical space. EMP Museum. Monorail tracks going through the EMP building EMP Museum is a nonprofit museum, dedicated to contemporary popular culture.

EMP Museum

EMP Museum was founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen in 2000. Since that time EMP has organized dozens of exhibits, 17 of which have toured across the US and internationally. Terroir. July 24, 2013 | 1 Comment Designed by Marios Karystios | Country: Cyprus “Alexandra Manousakis left the U.S. back in 2007 to manage her family winery in the island of Crete.


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Fashion, Beauty, Music, Photograpy, Art & Culture, Documentary, Film. Fact and fiction blur as Captain Kirk tweets astronaut. Paul Marks, senior technology correspondent (Image: Comicon de Montréal 2012) Truth got stranger than fiction in low Earth orbit this week as the crew of the (fictional) starship Enterprise entered into a fascinating dialogue with the crew of the (non-fictional) International Space Station.

Fact and fiction blur as Captain Kirk tweets astronaut

The exchange sent sci-fi fans into uncontrolled paroxysms of geeky rapture. The catalyst was the arrival of Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield at the ISS (via a Soyuz space taxi) on 22 December. A major-league online social networker, he has been tweeting some stunning images of the Earth and the atmosphere in between his shifts as the station's flight engineer. Enterprising Captions Trek @ Twitter... 2011 in Lego: the year's news - in pictures. Polyvore. Design Milk: Modern Design. TREND HUNTER - #1 in Trends, 2013 Trend Reports, Fashion Trends, Tech, Style, Design & Pop Culture. ▤Bloggıng. Pinterest / Home. Terry Richardson's Diary. Your Online Portal for Movies, TV, Video Games and Unreal Stuff. Zemi web presentations.

The characteristics of GEN Z. In the first of our blogs serialising our latest book 'GEN Z: The New Kids on the Block', we look at the 7 key characteristics of GEN Z.

The characteristics of GEN Z

These are based on our understanding of GEN Z's personalities, dispositions and interactions with the world around them. We’ve observed these through our desk research and by talking to experts, but they really came to life and became exciting when we talked to GEN Z directly. Overprotected. Celebrities lists. Fanpop - Fan clubs for everything. What are you a fan of?


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About - Food For Change

The movie tells the story of the cooperative movement in the U.S. through interviews, rare archival footage, and commentary by the filmmaker and social historians. This is the first film to examine the important historical role played by food co-ops, their pioneering quest for organic foods, and their current efforts to create regional food systems. At The Intersection Of Food, Drink And Today's Lifestyle. 5 organic wine-of-the-month clubs to try. Organic wines — made from grapes and other ingredients grown without synthetic fertilizers and pesticides — are ideal for oenophiles concerned about their health and the planet. But what if your wine store doesn’t carry organic brands?

One way to expand your palate is by joining an organic wine-of-the-month club. By subscribing to an organic wine-of-the-month club, you will regularly receive a specified number of chemical-free offerings selected from vineyards around the globe. Imbibe Magazine - The Ultimate Drinks Magazine, Exploring Wine, Spirits, Beer, Coffee, Tea and Every Beverage In Between - Imbibe Magazine. - Wedding Planning - Wedding Ideas- Wedding Dresses. Expert Consulting to the Wedding and Honeymoon Industry. The red hot business of divorce celebration. 12 November 2014Last updated at 20:27 ET By Barbara Balfour Business reporter Even shooting ranges are benefiting from the growing popularity of celebrating divorce in the US After finalising a painful divorce Wendy Lewis decided there was only one way to celebrate - by blasting her wedding dress with a machine gun.

To get the job done the newly divorced American gathered her female friends - and the dress - and flew to Las Vegas, Nevada for a long weekend. Upon arrival in Vegas the trip to a shooting range was arranged by a small firm at the forefront of one of the city's fastest-growing business sectors - divorce party planning. Mashpedia. Metro Mensch in Washington DC. In Washington D.C. at a Metro Station, on a cold January morning in 2007, a man with a violin played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, approximately 2,000 people went through the station, most of them on their way to work.

After about three minutes, a middle-aged man noticed that there was a musician playing. He slowed his pace and stopped for a few seconds, and then he hurried on to meet his schedule. Nation. IMAGES. ART. Music. New Musica. Dance. New Artsy. Psychedelica Art. Films. New Videoish. Ode du TV. One World.

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