Stunning Lakeside Villa in Austria Boasts an Amazing Wooden Shading Structure

September 24, 2014 by  
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The Sochi Winter Village is Now a Ghost Town Just Six Months After the Olympics

September 1, 2014 by  
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There was a lot of controversy over the Sochi Winter Olympics  both before and during the competition, with allegations of corruption , shoddy construction work, and facilities not being ready for the athletes. However six months after the games ended, Russian photographer Alexander Belenkiy decided to go explore the Olympic site and found it abandoned and desolate. In his own words, Belenkiy said Sochi was a “ghost town”, and a “huge wasteland that’s abandoned.” Read the rest of The Sochi Winter Village is Now a Ghost Town Just Six Months After the Olympics Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2014 sochi olympics , 2014 winter olympics , abandoned buildings , ghost town , Sochi , sochi winter olympics , unfinished buildings , winter olympics

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Le Grand Plateau House Peeks Out Elegantly Over Quebec Lake

September 1, 2014 by  
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Twelv Magazine Creates Alexander McQueen Gown Using 50,000 Gummy Bears

July 7, 2012 by  
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This gown may look like one of Alexander McQueen ‘s flamboyant technicolor gowns, but it’s actually just paying homage to the brilliant designer. For  Twelv Magazine’s  inaugural issue,  fashion stylists Hissa Igarashi and Sayuri Marakumi used  50,000 gummy bears  to create this sugar-sweet, 220 pound gown. Click ahead to check out the details about the most delicious dress we’ve ever seen. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alexander mcqueen , eco-art , eco-fashion , eco-friendly art , edible fashion , Ethical Fashion , green fashion , gummy bears , Hissa Igarashi , Sayuri Marakumi , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable style , Twelv

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Canada’s Most Cherished Maple Tree Grows in Toronto

October 4, 2011 by  
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Photo: B. Alter Canada’s unofficial national anthem is The Maple Leaf Forever. It was written in 1867, the year of Confederation, by Alexander Muir. He was inspired by the glorious tree in front of his house, Maple Cottage. And here they are folks, both still standing. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The History of the Bathroom Part 5: Alexander Kira and Designing For People, Not Plumbing

July 15, 2011 by  
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Images credit Alexander Kira, the Bathroom Book Have a look at your sink after you brush your teeth or shave. There is stuff all over it that you have to clean up. You can’t wash your hair in it. Alexander Kira of Cornell University looked at the bathroom sink, and toilet and tub, in the early sixties and was appalled. He wrote: Architects and builders – who actually are the purchasers and who actually are responsible for the design of our bathrooms – must begin to think of hygiene facilities as an important part of the home and as an important aspect of our daily lives rather than as a necessary evil to be accommodated ac… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Unlucky Animal Lover Nearly Loses Another Arm

September 14, 2010 by  
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Photo: Tony Tanoury While it’s often commendable when a passerby goes out of their way to help an animal in need — still, sometimes it’s best to let others handle it. Case in point, meet Alexander Alcantare

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Why Do Showers Point Down Instead of Up?

January 29, 2010 by  
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Yet another lovely design from Anrina Komarova and Yanko , just like every other rain shower in every jazzy bathroom, never responding to the question that anyone who ever read Alexander Kira’s bathroom book would ask, which is “why do showers point down?” … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Creative Re-use: Turn a Light Bulb into a Terrarium

November 30, 2009 by  
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Incandescent light bulbs will be collectors items soon, no matter what Michele Bachmann thinks .

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Climate Scientists’ "Secret" Data Revealed!

November 30, 2009 by  
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Image via Data Protection Online Many in the climate change denying camp are claiming that climate scientists are somehow secretive of the studies they do and the data they gather, because some private emails a few of them exchanged were hacked into and made public. This myth that climate data is secret is gaining traction, however, propagated by talk radio hosts l… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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