16 Kitchen Scraps That You Can Re-grow All of us want to be able to have fresh fruit and vegetable at our disposal when working in the kitchen, preparing a delicious meal. The truth is you can have your veggies and eat them too! There are a number of plants which you can throw away after eating, not knowing they can be re-grown in the most easy of methods.
technology_and_disability_design_lacks_the_imagination_to_make_the_world Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Katarzyna Bialasiewicz/Thinkstock This article is part of Future Tense, a collaboration among Arizona State University, New America, and Slate. At noon on Wednesday, March 4, Future Tense will host an event in Washington, D.C., on technology and the future of disability. For more information and to RSVP, visit the New America website.
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Facebook Shares Its Design Secrets in the Apple App Store Facebook’s Origami Live is a way of prototyping smartphone apps—without writing a single line of computer code. Credit: Facebook Facebook is releasing a new iPhone app through the Apple App Store, but it’s not for everyone. It’s for the world’s software designers. This morning, the social networking giant unloaded an app-ified version of Origami, the primary design tool the company used in creating Facebook Paper—the rather impressive news reader it released last year—as well as various other Facebook apps, including Instagram, Messenger, Slingshot, Hyperlapse, and Rooms. Basically, Origami provides a way for designers to rapidly prototype new mobile apps—without writing a single line of computer code.
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3 Ways To Make Bread When The Power Is Out Early on in my survival preparations, I bought lots of whole wheat flour and yeast packets for making bread. Flour is a lot cheaper than MRE’s and it takes up less space. Then one day my wife said, “If a disaster happens and the power is out, how are you going to bake bread?” Rocket Stove Kitchen With three different rocket stoves built into one, this kitchen can cook entire meals for lots of people, all at the same time. It even includes an oven! One stove has been shaped so various pots, pans and woks can be used and another for griddles.
Yves Béhar's Fuseproject To Design For A New Social-Good Accelerator This week, Yves Béhar’s award-winning industrial design firm, fuseproject, announced it will provide design services for a new accelerator program that will help develop businesses whose products and services support adolescent girls in Uganda, Rwanda, and Kenya. Created by the Nike Foundation, USAID, and the UK Department for International Development (DFID), SPRING will provide finance, mentorship, and technical expertise for 18 ventures selected each year for the next five years. Fuseproject, the firm behind consumer smash hits like Jawbone and the August Smart Lock, will be working right alongside these ventures from the get-go, helping develop the business strategy, branding, prototypes, and products. (The firm's consulting fee will be covered by the Nike Foundation, USAID, and DFID.) Adolescent girls in Uganda, Rwanda, and Kenya represent the bottom of the economic pyramid in these countries.
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Pot-in-pot refrigerator A pot-in-pot refrigerator, clay pot cooler or zeer (Arabic: زير) is an evaporative cooling refrigeration device which does not use electricity. It uses a porous outer earthenware pot, lined with wet sand, contains an inner pot (which can be glazed to prevent penetration by the liquid) within which the food is placed - the evaporation of the outer liquid draws heat from the inner pot. The device can be used to cool any substance. This simple technology requires only a flow of relatively dry air and a source of water.