Italian Scientist Proposes Craft to Clean Up Space Junk

August 9, 2011 by  
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Space junk is an ever-increasing threat with decades of discarded fuel tanks, lost tools and parts of derelict satellites threatening to collide with spacecrafts. Over the past few years, scientists have proposed several clean-up methods including NASA’s laser displacement system , solar powered micro-satellites and China’s anti-satellite weaponry . However, Marco Castronuovo of the Italian Space Agency believes he has found a solution: a space junk collecting spacecraft. Read the rest of Italian Scientist Proposes Craft to Clean Up Space Junk Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Acta Astronautica , derelict satelites , ground based laser system space junk , Italian Space agency , laser system space junk , Marco Castronuovo , nasa research centre , nasa space junk , nasa space laser , space junk , space junk clean up , space laser space junk

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Extraordinary Banana Art Etchings are Inspiring and Edible

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Melbourne-based artist, Jung Gil Park is the creative genius behind this bunch of banana etchings.  His biodegradable masterpieces are inspired by Jazz icons like Dizzie Gillespie and the Cuban acoustic stylings of the Buena Vista Social Club. Extraordinary and eye-catching, the banana still boasts being edible when all is said and done. Read the rest of Extraordinary Banana Art Etchings are Inspiring and Edible Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: australia , banana art , Bananas , Biodegradable , biodegradable art , buena vista social club , Dizzie Gillespie , eco design , eco habitat , eco-conscious , eco-friendly , environmental design , etching , green design , green living , Jun Gil Park , live art , oxidation , sustainable design , sustainable living , toothpicks

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Your Home’s Energy Efficiency Could be One of the Safest Investments of All

August 9, 2011 by  
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As we see the stock market spiral downwards while investors pick their jaws off the floor and rush to safer securities, we have an investment suggestion of our own. Home energy efficiency retrofits can be a safe place to house money (literally) for investors who demand increasing dividends over the life of their investment. The rate of returns for building efficiency has been well-known to many large businesses , but an efficiency retrofit can be a sound investment for any home owner as well. Read on as we take a quick look at the potential returns and the long-term benefits of a low-cost and comfortable home as a sound and safe financial decision. Read the rest of Your Home’s Energy Efficiency Could be One of the Safest Investments of All Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: deep energy retofit , double dip recession , dow jones industrial average , energy audit , energy efficiency investment , green house investment , green investment , how to invest in green building , nasdaq , recession , safe green investment , stock market down

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