Ever forget to clean out the tank? Or water the plants, for that matter? This design kills two birds (but no fish!) with one stone, and doubles as a fun instructional tool for kids learning about how natural systems work. Kol I Want One, never forget to feed my fish again. Leave Your Comment.
Archive for the ‘pollution’ Category
Tags: Ant Farm, Black Soldier, Centipede, Cuisines, Food Cultures, Food Demand, Food Production, Harder Time, Insect Farming, insects, Katharina, Kilogram, Larvae, Logical Progression, Malnutrition, Meat Production, Natural Roots, Protein Source, Soldier Fly, Sustainable Future, Unger
I never would have thought that I could use the term “ant farm” so literally. But Farm 432 is doing just that with their DIY larva growing system, expecting farmers to eat the ‘fruits’ of their labors. While the average American may be hesitant to snack on a centipede or bite a beetle, cuisines in [...]
Tags: Amazon River, Animal Planet, Fishing Guide, Giardenelli, Human Flesh, Invasive Species, Lone Wanderer, Male Reproductive Organs, Moller, Natural History Museum, Pacu, Papua New Guinea, Peruvian Amazon, Positive Id, scandanavia, Skinny Dippers, Strait Between Denmark And Sweden, Testicle, Tropical Fish, University Of Copenhagen
A sharp-toothed, testicle-biting cousin to the piranha has been pulled up by a fisherman in Denmark, prompting fears by male skinny-dippers throughout Scandanavia and perhaps parts of the United States. The fish is the pacu, a vegetarian who, although it prefers fruits and nuts that drop into the Amazon River and its tributaries, has been [...]
Tags: Aggregates, Dyke, Dykes On Bikes, Geographers, Geography, Homophobic Comments, Lol, Map, maps, Matthew Zook, North America, Phrase, Regional Preferences, Sentiment, Shit, Slur, tweet, University of Kentucky, weed, Word Choices
A map that aggregates geo-coded tweets shows the location of racist and homophobic comments. The map was put together by a team of geographers lead by Dr. Matthew Zook of University of Kentucky, who called themselves Floating Sheep. Floating sheep has has built maps in the past by pulling together user-generated, geo-coded information from the Internet. [...]
Tags: Artificial Dyes, Caterpillars, Cochineal, Edible Insect, Edible Insects, Food And Agriculture Organization, Grasshoppers, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Ground Beef, High Protein Food, Italian Aperitif, Natural Food Coloring, Nutritional Value, Pharmaceutical Companies, red ants, Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Roast Beef, Selenium And Zinc, Strawberry Yogurt, Water Beetles
ROME (AP) — The latest weapon in the U.N.’s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating [...]
Tags: Amazon Auction, Amazon Forest, Amazon Rain Forest, Amazon Rainforest, Amazonian Rainforest, Cash Loans, Chinese Oil, Cia World Factbook, Drilling Operations, Ecuadorian Government, Environmental Emergency, Kaiman, Occidental Petroleum, Oil Blocks, Oil Fields, Oil Interests, Opposition Groups, Pluspetrol, Pristine Rain Forest, Relentless Quest
Remember when cattle ranching was the biggest threat to the Amazon rain-forest? Now add the relentless quest for oil. The Ecuadorian government is currently planning to sell an enormous area of pristine rain-forest to oil companies. You cant sell the Rain-forest’s to random people, thats how they’ll disappear completely. Leave your Comment.
Tags: Acoustic Pollution, Air Pollution, Architectural Firm, Bosco, Bushes, CO2, Design Construction, Dust Particles, Greenery, Hectare, Medium Size, Micro Climate, milan, Plants And Shrubs, S Rays, Size Trees, skyscraper, Skyscrapers, Two Buildings, Urban Environment
In Milan, a new kind of skyscraper is under construction. Once complete later this year, the two-building project will be covered in greenery, an effect that gives the buildings their name: Bosco Verticale, or Vertical Forest. Leave your Comment.
Tags: Communications Manager, Copenhagen Consensus Center, Earth Lights, economists, emissions, Energy Infrastructure, Environmental Harm, Fossil Fuels, Generators, Green Energy, Households, Innovation, Lightbulbs, recent article, slate, Smart Phones, Symbolism, Televisions
Tomorrow (March 23) at 8:30 p.m., households will dim their lights across the planet. But a recent article in Slate suggested that the practice might do more environmental harm than good. Really? Leave your Comment.
Tags: Design Challenge, Evacuation Instructions, Eye Candy, Free Wi Fi, Frog Design, Gesture Recognition, Huffington Post, Mark A Thomas, Mile Markers, Nyc Marathon, Old Phones, Open Communications Platform, Overdue Overhaul, Panel Of Judges, Payphone Numbers, Payphone Project, Payphones, Renderings, Right At Home, solar power, Uninterruptible Power Supply
The public payphones still located around New York City recall an era long ago, when cell phones were not commonplace and where detectives needed coins to call the station. Next year the old phones will finally get a long overdue overhaul. So no privacy box huh. Leave your Comment.