• Garden Indoor All Year Round

      Interested in gardening but can’t either to space or weather? With indoor gardening kits, seeds, added nutrients and cultivation lights it can be possible. The hydroponic gardening kit at IKEA is called Krydda / Vaxer Series. The process involves soaking little plugs in water. Once the seeds grow, replant them in small planters filled with pumice stones and transfer […]

    Garden Indoor All Year Round
  • Plume To Help You Breathe Better

      Ever wonder the air quality you are breathing? Air pollution used to be invisible but now the Plume Air Report reveals pollution peaks and fresh air. This wearable air pollution tracker was presented at the CES 2017. The Plume report tracks and monitors air quality to help improve your life. It tracks humidity, temperature, household chemicals, irritating gas, exhaust […]

    Plume To Help You Breathe Better
  • Shinrin Yoku to Improve Health

      Spending time in natural environments has been linked to lower stress levels, improved working memory and feeling more alive, among other positive attributes. In an effort to combat our indoor epidemic and reap these health benefits, a growing number of Americans have become followers of a Japanese practice called Shinrin-yoku. Coined by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in […]

    Shinrin Yoku to Improve Health
  • Harvest Bees at Home

      Recently the bee population has declined everywhere expect cities. We still don’t understand the cause but we do know bees are crucial for pollination. To help support the bee population, a Dutch electronic company’s Microbial Home design, an eco-system concept unveiled at this year’s Dutch design week. Pressed against an opening in a window, the Urban Beehive splits the difference […]

    Harvest Bees at Home
  • Shipping Containers Turned Into Living Spaces

      With the green premise growing in popularity across the globe, more and more people are turning to cargo container structures for green alternatives. There are countless numbers of empty, unused shipping containers around the world just sitting on shipping docks taking up space. The reason for this is that it’s too expensive for a country to ship empty containers […]

    Shipping Containers Turned Into Living Spaces
  • World’s Longest Tunnel to Open in Switzerland

      Traveling around Europe by train is about to get a whole lot faster, thanks to the opening of Switzerland’s Gotthard Base Tunnel. It is the product of 17 years of work, including cutting through solid rock at depths of up to 7,500 feet. It cost $12 billion — as well as the lives of eight workers. The project also marks […]

    World’s Longest Tunnel to Open in Switzerland
  • Elevated Bus in China

        Now engineers in China, the world’s most populated country, have come up with a way to overcome the problem of getting around in traffic. Designs for a new elevated bus has been unveiled at a tech expo in China, which will apparently be able to carry 1,200 passengers over the top of cars and let traffic to pass […]

    Elevated Bus in China
  • Turning Plastic Bags Into Plastex

        Reform Studio was founded to create high design objects out of low grade plastic bags. The founder, Mariam Hazem, said “Recycling consumes energy and resources but this can be avoided by directly upcycling the bags in new products we design.” Using a traditional Egyptian craft that weaves thread together, she applied the same methodology using plastic. The collected […]

    Turning Plastic Bags Into Plastex
  • Solar-powered “Sterile Box” for Developing Countries Hospitals

      Surgical procedures come alongside with the risk of an infection. These risks are increased in developing countries as hospitals often lack staple sterilization instruments. To tackle this problem, Rice University students created a solar powered sterilization unit. The Sterile Box has been built into a standard 20-foot steel shipping container, where it boasts of everything required to prepare surgical […]

    Solar-powered “Sterile Box” for Developing Countries Hospitals
  • St. Helena is Expected to have it s 1st Airport February 2016

      The isolated island, with just 4,500 residents, is about to enter the aviation age. Despite a fascinating history and unique wildlife, tourists are few and far between. The residents’ reaction to the news. Currently, the only way to reach St. Helena is by taking a five and a half days boat ride from South Africa. With the opening of the […]

    St. Helena is Expected to have it s 1st Airport February 2016

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Lebanon’s Highest Point Turning Into Ski Resort

Lebanon’s Highest Point Turning Into Ski Resort

January 16, 2017 at 3:22 pm

  Beginning summer 2017, Lebanon highest point will be ripped of its natural habitat and converted into a ski resort. This is a $500 million Realis Development...

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PlantMed Perserving Amazon Plants

PlantMed Perserving Amazon Plants

January 17, 2017 at 11:30 am

  We all know it’s important to preserve the Amazon. It’s plants are a source of many medicines. PlantMed is an organization that is working on keeping...

  • Garden Indoor All Year Round
    Garden Indoor All Year Round

      Interested in gardening but can’t either to space or weather? With indoor gardening kits, seeds,...

    January 11, 2017 at 2:44 pm
  • Harvest Bees at Home
    Harvest Bees at Home

      Recently the bee population has declined everywhere expect cities. We still don’t understand...

    May 29, 2016 at 4:41 am

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Plume To Help You Breathe Better

Plume To Help You Breathe Better

January 11, 2017 at 2:37 pm

  Ever wonder the air quality you are breathing? Air pollution used to be invisible but now the Plume Air Report reveals pollution peaks and fresh air. This wearable...

Transportation »

World’s Longest Tunnel to Open in Switzerland

World’s Longest Tunnel to Open in Switzerland

May 29, 2016 at 4:20 am

  Traveling around Europe by train is about to get a whole lot faster, thanks to the opening of Switzerland’s Gotthard Base Tunnel. It is the product of...

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PlantMed Perserving Amazon Plants

PlantMed Perserving Amazon Plants

  We all know it’s important to preserve the Amazon. It’s plants are a source of many medicines. PlantMed is an organization that is working on keeping the relationship between the Amazon plant resources and our ability to use them alive.  The PlantMed website states “PlantMed is working with indigenous people in the Amazon to share their knowledge of medicinal plants with […]