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go to step by step constuction Remote accomodation is always a challenge in difficult terrain. What follows is an example of using two conventional shipping containers to create 90 square meters of living space in dense rainforest adjoining World Heritage Rainforest. The facility, on a nature refuge is used for rainforest research. The terrain is extremely difficult and accessed via a narrow track made by woodcutters in 1928. The techniques are simple and require only very basic skills. See also the excellent container home site: KTainer (external link) Step by Step Construction We cleared the 1928 timber access track by hand using axes and dragging the material, various distances into the surrounding bush. In less severe terrain a 40' container might be better value, however the larger container at about 3.5 tonnes would require a much larger truck and a much better road. We used two 6m (20') containers placed 3m (10') apart. Related:  Alternative Lifestyle

Blue Me Portable Vacation Home | Modern Industrial Design and Future Technology - Tuvie Email Presenting you the all-new vacation home, which is portable! Yes you heard it rightly. Designer : Anton Markus Pasing via Dvice container house Ubuntu (philosophy) Ubuntu (/ʊˈbuːntʊ/ uu-BOON-tuu; Zulu pronunciation: [ùɓúntʼú])[1][2] is a Nguni Bantu term roughly translating to "human kindness."[dubious ] It is an idea from the Southern African region which means literally "human-ness," and is often translated as "humanity toward others," but is often used in a more philosophical sense to mean "the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity".[3] In Southern Africa, it has come to be used as a term for a kind of humanist philosophy, ethic or ideology, also known as Ubuntuism or Hunhuism (the latter after the corresponding Shona term) propagated in the Africanization (transition to majority rule) process of these countries during the 1980s and 1990s. Since the transition to democracy in South Africa with the Nelson Mandela presidency in 1994, the term has become more widely known outside of Southern Africa, notably popularized to English language readers by Desmond Tutu (1999). Stanlake J. Jump up ^ Tutu, Desmond.

Shipping container designs, photos, plans and architecture Solar Power Much Cheaper to Produce Than Most Analysts Realize, Study Finds By Joe Romm on December 11, 2011 at 10:22 am "Solar Power Much Cheaper to Produce Than Most Analysts Realize, Study Finds" The public is being kept in the dark about the viability of solar photovoltaic energy, according to a study conducted at Queen’s University.“Many analysts project a higher cost for solar photovoltaic energy because they don’t consider recent technological advancements and price reductions,” says [co-author] Joshua Pearce, Adjunct Professor, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. That’s the news release for a new journal article, “A review of solar photovoltaic levelized cost of electricity” (subs. req’d). That argument is one Climate Progress and others have been making for a while (see ‘Ferocious Cost Reductions’ Make Solar PV Competitive and Utility CEO on Solar: In “3 to 5 Years You’ll Be Able to Get Power Cheaper from the Roof of Your House Than From the Grid”.) Here’s more for the news release (plus some more must-have CP charts):

The Intermodal Container FAQ Copyright © 1995-2007 Ernest H. Robl; all rights reserved. ( ) This document may be viewed, stored, or printed for personal use only , provided the following conditions are met: (1) It remains intact, with no changes other than for line-length formatting; (2) this copyright notice and all disclaimers at the end are included. A westbound Union Pacific Railroad double-stack container train crosses the Keddie Wye trestle in the Feather River Canyon of northern California. PLEASE READ THIS: I am a photographer and writer specializing in transportation and travel subjects. If you need assistance in shipping goods, look in your local telephone or business directories for "freight forwarders" (also called expeditors in some countries). For information on photos used in this document, please contact . Last revised 2007/11/23 Changes in version of 2006/02/03 Changes in version 2004/11/22 Minor editorial revisions Changes in version of 2002/10 Table of Contents

Ayahuasca Tourism in South America Written for Anthropology of Tourism, University of Maryland at College Park John N. Grunwell Within the last fifteen years or so, a grass-roots ayahuasca tourism industry has sprung up, with outposts all over Amazonia. Perhaps the ayahuasca tourism phenomenon is best understood as part of this culture, a culture that increasingly seeks to know itself and nature better, both as individual entities and interconnected systems. Outsider's attraction to ayahuasca What brings people from all over the world to South America, simply to use ayahuasca? The most influential books of the last decade and a half are likely those of Terence McKenna, author of such works as Food of the Gods,The Archaic Revival, and True Hallucinations.'s not a frivolous pursuit... there's a certain amount of dread attached to taking it -- you have a hallucinogenic trip that deals with death and your mortality. Another well-know musician to speak of their ayahuasca experience is Paul Simon. Conclusion Works Cited

Building with Shipping Containers In this section we will cover the major aspects of building with shipping containers. We will go over the steps you need to complete before you actually begin to build your house, garage etc. 1. 2. The transportation and handling of the containers may involve the use of cranes, trucks and other heavy equipment. Now you're the owner of one or more containers and you have moved them to your location. First you must build a foundation. The next step is to cut the corrugated steel sides of your shipping containers for the installation of doors and windows, then install the doors and windows. Finally, you can build exterior decks, supports and the roof. This is a basic overview of the steps you must follow for building with shipping containers. Searching the internet for used shipping containersThis is an overview of the process for locating used shipping containers online. Useful Resources Information about container dimensions used when building with shipping containers. Sugest a Site

Bob Dylan sings about gay love on LGBTQ wedding songs collection | Music | The Guardian Bob Dylan is among six acts appearing on a new compilation EP that features “reimagined” versions of traditional wedding songs for same-sex couples. Universal Love opens with Dylan’s rendition of the 1929 great American songbook classic She’s Funny That Way, revamped as He’s Funny That Way. Rob Kaplan, the compilation’s producer, told the New York Times that Dylan was enthusiastic about the project. “And it wasn’t just, ‘Yes, I’ll do this’, it was, ‘Hey, I have an idea for a song.’” The compilation also features contributions from St Vincent (AKA Annie Clark), who turns the Crystals’ And Then He Kissed Me into And Then She Kissed Me. “For years I said that I’m not getting married until any two people can legally marry in this country,” Kesha told the New York Times, while Valerie June said her version of Coward’s song restored it to its original intentions: “It brings the song full circle to know that it was written by a gay man who meant every single word of Mad About the Boy.”

Shipping Container Housing Guide HalliburtonBellaireBlvdOfficesHouston - Halliburton American energy services and products company Halliburton Company is an American multinational corporation. One of the world's largest oil field service companies, it has operations in more than 70 countries.[6] It owns hundreds of subsidiaries, affiliates, branches, brands, and divisions worldwide and employs approximately 55,000 people.[7] The company has dual headquarters located in Houston and in Dubai, and it remains incorporated in the United States.[8][9][10] The company has been involved in numerous controversies, including its involvement with Dick Cheney and the Iraq War, and the Deepwater Horizon, for which it agreed to settle outstanding legal claims against it by paying litigants $1.1 billion. Business overview[edit] Halliburton annual revenue Locations[edit] Worldwide technology centers are in Duncan, Oklahoma; Carrollton, Texas; Houston, Texas; Pune, India; and Singapore. Divisions[edit] History[edit] Early history (as HOWCO)[edit] In 1919, Erle P. Erle P. As Halliburton[edit]

Cómo construir casas con contenedores de carga Puedes construir una casa usando grandes contenedores de carga metálicos que ya no se usen para su próposito original. En estos contenedores se transportan artículos comerciales hacia todo el mundo. Sin embargo, una vez usados, se amontonan en las ciudades portuarias y centros de envío de América. Estados Unidos, por ejemplo, importa muchos artículos desde otros países, como Japón y China, pero no exporta la misma cantidad de artículos hacia esos países. Puedes comprar estos contenedores a un precio muy bajo y usarlos como esqueleto de una casa muy original. Nivel de dificultad: Difícil Necesitarás Un diseño de una casa funcional Uno o más contenedores usados Autorización para construir con materiales no convencionales Lista completaMinimizar Instrucciones Diseño de tu casa 1 La mayoría de los contenedores de embarque miden lo mismo: 8 pies de ancho por 8 pies y 6 pulgadas de alto, y de 20 o 40 pies de largo. Calcula cuántos contenedores necesitarás para tu diseño. 1 Más galerías de fotos

List of films in the public domain in the United States This is a non-definitive list of films in the public domain in the United States. A number of films exist that certain cited sources believe are in the public domain in the United States. Being in the public domain refers to cinematic, dramatic, literary, musical, and artistic works that no government, organization, or individual owns, and as such is common property.[1] This list is not comprehensive; the vast majority of public domain films are not included here for various reasons. Note: Films in this list may incorporate elements from other works that are still under copyright, even though the film itself is out of copyright. Copyrightable elements of a film[edit] There is no official list of films (or other works) in the public domain. Film copyright involves the copyright status of multiple elements that make up the film. The use of music in a film can cause uncertainty with regard to copyright. Judicial interpretation of public domain[edit] Documenting public domain status[edit]

Building with Shipping Containers by Kelly Hart An idea whose time seems to have arrived is the use of stockpiled shipping containers as modular units for building homes. Because of the balance of trade in the United States, these hefty steel boxes are piling up in ports around the country and posing a storage problem. According to David Cross of, "a container has 8000 lbs of steel which takes 8000 kwh of energy to melt down and make new beams etc... Each container measures 8 feet wide by 40 feet long by 9 feet tall. According to KPFF Consulting, a structural engineering firm in St. As for their energy efficiency, they claim that when the appropriate coatings are installed, the envelope reflects about 95 percent of outside radiation, resists the loss of interior heat, provides an excellent air infiltration barrier and does not allow water to migrate in. This finished house is virtually indistinguishable from conventional housing. Twenty-one thousand containers hit American shores every day of the year.