How To Build an Earth Sheltered Greenhouse - Natural Health I had a dream once. - I am standing in a vast green summer field looking down into the earth. The ground is a large glass roof in the shape of a cross. I can see tropical plants and seedlings flourish in the warm, light flooded space beneath. 5 Extraordinary DIY Eco Homes With the earth shifting so rapidly, we need to build housing that reflects our connections with the earth and with one another. There are so many different types of off grid, sustainable living houses that are incredibly cheap to create! Here are a few good ones: Hydrogel implants could be a fiber optic network for your body The biggest problem with wetware is the “ware” part. Enormous metal implants like those seen in The Matrix or Elysium look cool and all, but any real-world interface of metal and flesh is precarious; surface implants are often rejected by the body, leading to infection and even death. Technology has gotten smaller, more efficient, and able to better communicate wirelessly, but for all the nifty implants we can build, actually implanting them has proven difficult, and controlling them even more so. Now, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital claim that a special hydrogel could change all that.
Saving Seeds Eat local and save money through the art of seed saving. By Andy Tomolonis Courtesy Stock.XCHNG ABOUT Hi there and thanks for visiting my blog! My name is Bea Johnson. Since embarking on the Zero Waste lifestyle, my life and that of my family has completely changed... for the better. We not only feel happier, we lead more meaningful lives, based on experiences instead of stuff, and action instead of inaction. ArchiWorkshop Unveils Gorgeous 'Glamping' Tents Shaped Like Doughnuts Some people like to rough it in the great outdoors, but for those looking for a more glamorous approach to camping there's always the option of "glamping." South Korean studio ArchiWorkshop recently jumped on this trend with the launch of two high-tech "Glamping for Glampers" tents. The low-impact designs offer eco-luxe accommodations for those who prefer to experience the outdoors in comfort and style. Designed for a remote campsite in Yang-Pyeong, ArchiWorkshop‘s “Glamping for Glampers” tents come in two distinctive shapes. One is a long, curving form that easily adapts to rough terrain.
Man Builds 2 Earth Dome Cabins For Less Than $10,000 (Pictures) by Mike Barrett Are you interested in exploring alternative means of sustainable living, but don’t think it can be done? Though not as common as it should be, many individuals choose to live off-the-grid and rely on themselves by collecting rainwater, planting gardens, using alternative energy, and more. People are even building their own little ‘Earth dome’ houses. Want to see what I’m talking about? Check out these pictures and video below.
The Monster Engine: Children’s Drawings Painted Realistically Dave Devries takes sketches of monsters drawn by children purely from their imagination and renders them realistically giving them a truly devilish look. His collection of drawings and paintings form a 48-page book “The Monster Engine”. Devries would project a child’s drawing with an opaque projector, and then faithfully trace each line. Applying a combination of logic and instinct, he then paint the image as realistically as he can using primarily acrylic, airbrush, and colored pencil. Says Dave Devries: It began at the Jersey Shore in 1998, where my niece Jessica often filled my sketchbook with doodles.